Director, Fair Education Alliance
Lewis Iwu is the Director of the Fair Education Alliance, a national education coalition in England. He was previously a campaigns adviser at Brunswick, a corporate advisory firm. He worked in the corporate responsibility practice and advised businesses on how they could play a leading role in solving some of the world's biggest problems.
In 2007, he helped Margaret McCabe establish Debate Mate and has served as a strategic adviser and board member of the charity ever since. Over the past 10 years, he has taught young people how to debate in over 15 countries including Israel, U.A.E, Qatar, Nigeria. South Africa, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, Jamaica and the USA. Lewis has served as head coach of the national school debate teams of England, UAE and Hong Kong.
In 2008, he won the World University Debating Championships, the largest and one of the most prestigious academic university competitions in the world. He is currently the co-coach of the National Schools Debating Team, coaching the team to winning the 2016 World Championships in Germany.
Lewis studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at New College, Oxford and served as College President. In 2007, he was elected President of the Oxford University Student Union and led campaigns on fees, rent and widening participation.