The Bean Centre was founded in 2021 by Emeritus Professor Martin Bean CBE with a single mission: To partner with visionary education experts, breakthrough technology companies and future thinking education providers to create a future that works.
The Bean Centre enables organisations to create connected learning ecosystems that recognise achievement with skills-aligned digital micro-credentials, stackable learning pathways, and portable learner records.
The Bean Centre provides strategic advice for educational organisations of all types -private, public and community. Our expertise draws on our deep knowledge of the intersection of technology and education.
Martin is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Bean Centre. His career has focused on the intersection of education and technology.
Martin was appointed as Vice-Chancellor and President of RMIT University in February 2015 and served until July 2021. He proudly remains part of the RMIT University community as an Emeritus Professor of Digital Education.
He previously held the positions of Vice-Chancellor of The Open University, the UK'S largest academic institution and leader in the provision of flexible learning, and General Manager of Microsoft's Education Products Group.