Chairman and Chief Executive
Professor Bell is Chairman and Chief Executive of Cambridge International Education Centre (CIEC) and is one of the leading academic entrepreneurs in the UK with considerable experience of successful leadership of private sector institutions and with a considerable international profile. He was for ten years Chief Executive of Holborn College, London, a leading private sector Law and Business College in the UK, which he built up and sold to the US Washington Post Kaplan Group. Professor Bell has experience of leading in universities and educational organisations across Europe, Africa and Asia, and was Pro Vice-Chancellor & Vice-Chancellor of a major global University. He qualified as a Barrister, has held Professorial rank since 1996 with a large number of international universities. Professor Bell is a director of a number of UK Companies in the tertiary education and professional training fields and the author of 4 textbooks and over 20 articles involving legal theory and practice. He has compiled and written strategies for a large number of education and business organisations and has a wide range of governmental, regulatory, diplomatic and tertiary institutional connections.