Dr Selva is a distinguished figure in the higher education sector, whose remarkable journey from humble beginnings to pioneering transformative educational programmes has made a significant impact in the sector. Co-founder of Regent Group, his unwavering commitment to making quality education accessible to all has led to a profound impact on thousands of students worldwide.

Selva’s vision encompasses character development, a growth mindset, and lifelong learning. His significant contributions have been acknowledged through numerous accolades, including an honorary doctorate in 2019, Businessman of the Year at the London Asian Business Awards in the same year, and the Finance Monthly CEO Awards 2018. He was celebrated as Entrepreneur of the Year at the Asian Achievers Awards 2016 and the British Sri Lankan Association recognized him as Entrepreneur of the Year 2023. Regent Group’s inclusion in the FEBE Growth 100 list showcases its rapid growth. His dedication to empowering young individuals is exemplified by his appointment as Chair of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Sustainability 70 Steering Group (SG70). His visionary leadership and passion for education underscore his transformative impact on higher education, making him an influential figure in the sector.

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