Wil has been the CEO of the Alacrity Foundation (UK) since March 2017. The Foundation’s aim is to create the next generation of digitally-based entrepreneurs. Before joining Alacrity, Wil was a Director at the Abu Dhabi Education Council, United Arab Emirates, leading the Higher Education Quality Improvement Division. He has spent over twenty years as an academic and academic manager in the UK, focussing on postgraduate education. Prior to becoming an academic Wil was a corporate finance executive with N. M. Rothschild Limited and an Army officer. Wil has particular interest in digital technologies, in applied executive and enterprise education, edtech, innovation, business start-ups and entrepreneurship as well as strategists and strategic management.