Who is Bertil Hult?
He is a Swedish billionaire and founder of EF Education. He was born in February 1941. He is married to Lisbeth, they have 3 children.
EF Education is the largest private education provider and language school in the world. It is serving over 15 million students with language training. The school is active with programs in 53 countries.
Founded in 1965, EF grew to a multi-billion dollar corporation. With more than 40.000 employees. Hult started EF as a language study and travel organization. For Swedish high school students going to England to learn English.
He is also founder of the Hult International Business School. The school has locations in London, San Francisco, Dubai, Boston, New York City, and Shanghai.
The company is now managed by his three sons. His oldest son Philip Hult is Chairman of the company, while Edward Hult is CEO of EF North America.
Hult also started EF Tours, a student educational travel company. The idea is that students learn best through experiential learning.
Bertil Hult Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at US$ 5 billion.
He is an active philanthropist. The Hult Family is supporting many good causes such as the Mentor Foundation. The family created the Bertil Hult Prize, which is a student competition.