Arun, is a partner at Cairneagle, a global independent consulting firm that specialises in the education sector. Cairneagle has a strong passion for the childcare space and has been involved in every major nursery transaction in the UK in the last five years by supporting a number of corporates with their growth strategy. It also undertakes work in the early years sector internationally, including in North America, continental Europe and Asia.
Previously, Arun was at Bright Horizons, where he headed up the UK corporate development and had global strategy responsibilities. Over the course of 2020, Cairneagle wrote the LaingBuisson UK Childcare Market Report and founded a Childcare COVID Crisis Working Group to bring together operators to collaborate and influence policymakers.