Kamal Ahmed - CEO

GSL Education (GSL) was founded by Kamal Ahmed in the year 2000. Kamal is of Bangladeshi origin. His family moved to England in 1974.  Kamal has lived and built his career in East London ever since. 

Kamal Ahmed CEO

Prior to developing GSL, Kamal served in a number of local government education authorities in London, for many years, in various capacities.  

Amongst the most notable: 

  • A Senior Officer in Local Government Education

  • Chair of Governors for a secondary school

  • Founder of the ‘Keen Students School’ in 1990 (which has provided an access route into university education for many hundreds of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.)

  • Senior Officer of a Central Government Regeneration company

  • Founding Managing Director of an international fashion company


It is his passion and dedication to improving the lives of young people, through education, that inspires and drives all of us.