Craig  Johnson

Craig Johnson

An international relations expert with a passion for education and youth empowerment. He has an interdisciplinary background, having started his career as a chartered accountant in South Africa before moving on to complete two master’s degrees in international relations and applied ethics, respectively. He also completed a postgraduate diploma in international security, and he has worked in both the public and private sector, home and abroad.

When it comes to advancing education, he is the Co-Founder of the Global Institute for Lifelong Empowerment (GiLE)—a foundation in Budapest that focusses on skills development and helping young people make a smoother transition into the labour market. He regularly organises and moderates various programmes, panel discussions, and workshops.