Board of Advisors

Mark Beaumont

Education Consultant in UK
Mark Beaumont holds a Combined Honours degree in Business and German. After graduating he spent several year in North Africa as Business Development Manager for a large international conglomerate. He has spent the last 30 years of his life working in Primary and Secondary Education as School Principal and Business Manager of his own 2 schools in the UK.

He now runs his own Education Consultancy business in the UK and overseas. He enjoys spending time with his family, travelling and discovering new places. He is a keen skier, cricketer and passionate about motor racing.

Ian Potter

CEO of GFM Trust
Ian is the Chief Executive Officer of the Gosport and Fareham Multi-Academy Trust. The GFM is the first local Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in Hampshire, United Kingdom. Prior to its formation in 2017, he was the Headteacher of Bay House School during which time all five Ofsted inspections judged the leadership to be outstanding.
Ian’s research interests include System Leadership. He co-coordinates the International School Leadership Development Network Researching Social Justice Leadership in schools internationally.

Rio Mohan Dluzak

Bay Area Chapter President
Rio Mohan Dluzak is an entrepreneur, researcher, neuro-education and science literacy advocate driven to apply current advances and innovation in neuroscience to achieve real-world impact for children, organizations, and research itself. Early to the applied neuroscience movement, Rio has supported the efforts for growth and research for organizations focused on neuroscience and social good.

Currently, Mrs. Dluzak serves as Co-Founder/President of a health solutions start-up, Lavoisier Health. Rio also serves as Bay Area Chapter President of Science Debate, dedicated to elevating science and engineering policy issues in the United States political and policy dialogue. She also contributes as a scientific advisor and consults for various projects and non-profits organizations.