Paul GledhillCo-Founder at XpertLearning
Having worked in the travel industry in some of the world’s most exotic locations Paul returned to the UK to continue his training career and development studies. He worked for the UK Government as Business and Training Advisor and received several awards from the Training and Development Lead Body (TDLB), and Lincoln and Durham Business Schools for Business and Training Counseling. As a professional trainer and a background in electrical and computer engineering, Paul started looking into the booming e-Learning industry.
Paul is the Co- founder of XpertLearning, an Online Learning, Talent and Performance consultancy, based in Dubai and founded in April 2003. XpertLearning is listed in the top 100 SMEs in Dubai and is the regions largest provider of HR and Learning technology. He is also Co-founder of the online publication MEA HR & Learning, a platform for HR & L&D professionals in the Middle East and Africa region
He invests in local businesses to help their growth and sits as a board member and advisor to several start ups
Paul is an advocate of technology solutions that provide affordances in the HR learning and performance support provision A contributor to many online and print publications, Paul shares knowledge and best practice through an array of networks including thousands of IT Learning and HR professionals
Over the past 20 years, Paul has been actively conducting round tables and has been hosting many conferences, most of which he was appointed Master of Ceremonies. Through these high-profile events, he has enthusiastically engaged participation and opened the minds and hearts of people wishing to enhance their knowledge using technology. The main impact to the region of Paul’s highly avid initiatives has been the 100+ leading organizations that, year on year, continue to work with Paul to enhance the working lives and knowledge base of workers throughout the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
All in all, Paul is a very enthusiastic and entertaining individual who is committed to promoting lifelong learning for people from different cultures within the Middle East and beyond.