Paddy Jansen
Paddy Jansen
COO & CMO
Globeducate, Switzerland

Paddy Jansen serves as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Globeducate, a global network of 55 premium international and bilingual schools, as well as online education programs. Globeducate offers inspiring learning opportunities to almost 30,000 students between 2 and 18 years old in 9 countries. At Globeducate, we believe that our students will only succeed in the world of tomorrow, if they are prepared for the challenges that they will encounter. We prepare each student to become a global citizen who can shape the world. Prior to joining Globeducate, Paddy co-founded Afaya Partners, a global education consultancy, and held various leadership roles at Laureate Education, a private university group with operations in more than 30 countries, and had postings in Italy, Switzerland and the USA. Paddy started his career with ING Group, and holds an MBA from IMD Business School in Switzerland and a MSc in Civil Engineering from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Originally from the Netherlands, Paddy has worked and studied in seven countries, speaks five languages, and currently lives with his wife and four children in the alpine ski resort of Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland.