Giancarlo Brotto

Global Education Strategist; Founding Partner, Catalyst, Canada

Giancarlo Brotto is a global education strategist. He engages with government officials, policy-influencing organization, thought leaders, school system decision makers and researchers to gain insights and influence trends in the education sector. With over 20 years' experience, his areas of expertise include education policy, classroom practice, professional learning, education research and educational technology implementation. He is currently the chair of the Samuel Beatty Fund at the University of Toronto, promoting the study of STEM subjects, director of education insights for SMART Technologies, and member of the steering committee for Karanga: the global alliance for SEL and life skills. He regularly shares his insight through Twitter @4GBrotto, LinkedIn, and his dynamic, audience-engaging presentations has him regularly presenting to education stakeholders across the globe. He has served on the informal advisory group for the Skills for Social Progress Project at OECD, and sat on the board of directors for C21 Canada which is responsible for the organization and promotion of 21st Century learning across Canada. He received his B.Ed. and H.B.Sc. from the University of Toronto and his leadership and negotiation certification from Harvard Law School in the US.


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