Sir Michael Barber
Author of How to Run a Government

Sir Michael Barber is a British educationist and Chief Education Advisor to Pearson. In the past, Barber served as a partner and head of the global education practice at McKinsey, advisor to Prime Minister Tony Blair and a global expert on education reform and implementation of large-scale system change. He has worked for over 20 years in education and government reform and improvement.  He is the author of How to Run a Government: So That Citizens Benefit and Taxpayers Don’t Go Crazy.