Louka works globally to enable a world of thriving learners across schools, companies, and organisations. He speaks on innovation, leadership, and change having worked with thousands of leaders and educators from diverse contexts all across the world, including in all Australian Education Departments and sectors, across international systems from the Dominican Republic to Romania, with corporates like PWC, the AFL, Microsoft and Apple, and with not-for-profits such as Social Ventures Australia, Inícia Educacíon and TED.
A rapid learner, he speaks five languages, has visited over 80 countries, and holds two Masters degrees, one in Instructional Leadership from the University of Melbourne and another in Applied Linguistics, and has also completed executive studies at Harvard and a residency at the d.school at Stanford University. Through his work, he has acquired expert knowledge in leadership, communication, well-being, organizational change, and culture. As an education leader, he was promoted to Principal at only 27 years old and in 2012 he was named South Australian Inspirational Public Secondary Teacher of the Year.
He is committed to transforming learning structures, systems, and societies so that we better empower individuals to develop the key human capabilities that matter most now and into the future. He also sits on the Executive of Karanga: The Global Alliance for Social-Emotional Learning and Life Skills, which connects the global education community at the forefront of the future of education and social-emotional learning to empower children, educators, and communities all across the globe.