Leigh Ann Khosla

Director of Business Development, TECOM Investments - Education Cluster, Dubai

Leigh has over 20 years experience leading sales, marketing and business development teams in the US, Europe and the Middle East.

As the Director of Business Development for TECOM Investments' Education Cluster, Leigh has sales and marketing responsibility for both Dubai International Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Village.  Her role involves maintaining relationships with regional education authorities, academic institutions and investors.  As part of this role, Leigh was instrumental in the successful launch of Amity University's Dubai campus in DIAC.

Prior to her role as Director of Business Development, Leigh was the Education Practice Lead Consultant in TECOM's Strategy Department.  Her role involved evaluating business development and investment opportunities for the education cluster, leading to recommendations for the acquisition of key anchor clients.

Before joining TECOM, Leigh worked as the Marketing Manager for IMD, International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.  Her responsibilities involved promotional activities for the MBA programme along with developing relationships with key industry partners.

Leigh was most recently the Chair for a panel discussion at the 2011 AIEA Forum in San Francisco, titled "Best Practices in Higher Education Recruitment, Retention and Development." 

Leigh is a graduate of Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a Bachelors Degree in International Business.