Honoris United Universities Appoints Karan Khemka as Independent Board Member

London – May 21st 2019

Honoris is reinforcing its Board of Directors through the appointment of a new Independent Board Member, Mr. Karan Khemka, a global expert on education with over 20 years’ experience as an investor and consultant in emerging markets. His appointment brings increased diversity into the network, with an experience that will enrich the student and academic outcomes. Mr. Khemka is a distinguished speaker at international education summits and is particularly recognized for his expert insight on the importance of international education in a globalized economy.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Khemka said: “I am delighted to be able to join Honoris United Universities as a Board Member because of its focus on employability. This is a critical component in preparing today’s graduates for the world of work – a world that whilst exciting, is more complex and challenging than ever before. I’ve worked at all levels of education – including as an advisor to policy makers – and I look forward to bringing my experience to bear in a way that really helps advance Honoris’ goals.”

Mr. Khemka also founded the International Education Practice at The Parthenon Group (now EY-Parthenon), in addition to Parthenon in Asia. He has advised on $6 billion of deals and over 250 CXO level strategy engagements in the education sector across 40 countries and five continents within every segment of education from pre-K to K-12 to higher education. He has also advised governments and NGOs on improving education outcomes around the world.