Randa Grob-Zakhary

Global Head of Education, Porticus Foundation


Randa Grob is the Global Head of Education at the Porticus Foundation.

She is the former CEO of the LEGO Foundation , and brings two decades of experience in neuroscience, children’s development and education. She has served as a Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution on matters of global education, and as a Program Advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative.

Prior to that, she worked with the global management consultancy, McKinsey, spanning the profit and non-profit sectors, before founding an institute for early learning and development.

She is an established speaker and author in the areas of quality learning, early childhood, and soft skills.

Randa completed her doctoral degree in neuroscience and medical degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine after receiving her Bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in New York. She resides in Switzerland.

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