Bernard West

Bernard West

Bernard West is the CEO and founder of Pan African (PA) Education Holdings. Passionate about education and entrepreneurialism, Bernard has launched 4 educational businesses over two decades. Bernard is an American with global experience including work in Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Morocco, and Dubai, UAE where he currently works.

In education, Bernard has impacted the entire K-12 value chain and has served as a schools sector CEO. The entrepreneur served as a senior advisor to operators and investors seeking to acquire, grow, and improve education-focuses assets and institutions.

In addition to PA Education Holdings, Bernard co-founded A-List Education, a test prep and college admissions advisory services company in the United Arab Emirates, New York, and London. He was the founder of Tadrees Holding, a K-12 school provider in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Bernard has worked with a variety of other educational initiatives all over the world.

Bernard earned a BA in Economics from Howard University and a Master’s degree in International Finance and South Asia from The John’s Hopkins University.