Feroz Ali


Feroz is a dynamic entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in New Zealand and most recently Canada. He is an outgoing individual who has a proven track record for establishing new businesses and in mergers and acquisitions.

He is an experienced director, with governance and advisory roles in both private and a government-owned entities, board member and advisor.

As the founder and Managing Director of Asia Pacific Education Corporation (APEDU) Investment Company, Feroz works to acquire niche education investments particularly in the private post-secondary environment.

In February, 2016 APEDU became the owner of Canadian Tourism & Business School, a British Columbia based college with campuses in Vancouver and Surrey (Canada) and franchises in South East Asia. Canadian Tourism & Business School is the longest-running college specializing in travel and tourism in British Columbia with over 30 years of producing job-ready graduates. In November APEDU acquired Stewart College.

Prior to founding APEDU in 2015, he spent 20 years in senior management roles in education in New Zealand. Most recently he was the Divisional Chief Executive for Academic Colleges Group (ACG) where he led the growth of their Tertiary Division to a portfolio of Schools, followed by successful sale to a large-scale private equity group.

He is commercially astute and enjoys putting his early banking experience to use. Through his own ventures he has conducted business in countries like Canada where he resides permanently, Southeast Asia, China and the Indian subcontinent.

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