Uri Carnat joined ApplyBoard in August 2019 as the Director – Strategic Partnerships. He leads the acquisition of new school partnerships for Canada, leveraging potential within existing agreements and working on collaborative opportunities for students around the world.
Prior to ApplyBoard, Uri was Country Director – Canada, leading IDP student-recruitment and IELTS business lines in this country and in Latin America. In his work with IDP, Uri opened the Canadian office and negotiated 80+ post-secondary recruitment agreements, leading to thousands of students coming to the country each year. He oversaw year-on-year, double-digit IELTS growth in Canada and Latin America, supervised the opening of multiple test centres, and built the team from an initial three to the hundreds that currently work for the company across the Americas.
He enjoys the senior-level industry, building strong relationships with governments, and regularly presents at national and international events.