Senior management team


William Qian

Vice President (Operations), ISAIEG

  • More than 15 years’ experience in international education management;
  • Worked in the Ernst & Young in aspects of financial audit and risk management
  • Was the Chief Financial & Operations Officer in the American International School of Guangzhou
  • Was the Head of Operations in BASIS International School Guangzhou

Paul Bawden

Director of International Education, ISAIEG

Head of ISA Science City International School

  • Paul has worked in the field of international education for more than 35 years, including 15 years at the school principal level
  • He served as the Education Director for the Yew Chung Education Foundation
  • Before that, he also served as Executive Principal at Yew Wah International School Beijing
  • and Principal of the prestigious Australian International School in Indonesia

Greg Zhang

Director of Education (China) of ISAIEG

Board Member and Secretary of ISA Wenhua Liwan School

  • Greg has been engaged in education for nearly 30 years. He has worked as the Principal of Chongqing New Century Foreign Language School and the Provost of Huanggang Middle School Guangzhou
  • He has been the China Mathematical Olympiad Secondary Coach and Outstanding Instructor of Asian Youth Olympic Mathematics
  • The founder of provincial Baixiang Zhang Principal’s Studio

Gary Butner

Director of Academic Centre, ISAIEG

  • The former Deputy Principal (Curriculum) at Somerville House for 10 years
  • The former Principal of the Tsinghua International Experimental School, Shenzhen for 3 years, a school with Canadian, US and UK senior programmes

Jiarui Li

Director of Student Enrichment and Success Department , ISAIEG

Deputy Head (International) of ISA Wenhua Liwan School

  • PhD from the University of Cambridge, 14 years of learning and teaching experiences at the University of Cambridge. A member of the Tripos Examination Committee of the University of Cambridge
  • Used to be a Senior Teaching Fellow of King's Ely School, one of the oldest public schools in England. One of the founding members of several international schools

Beth Jones

Director of Marketing and Communications Department, ISAIEG

Head of ISA Tianhe International School of Guangzhou

Head of ISA International Academy

  • Joined ISA Tianhe in 2016 and helped to establish the first of the ISA schools
  • 30 years’ experience in Primary and Early Years schools in the UK, the British Embassy School in Greece and the British School of Moscow in Russia
  • TYCEMC teacher trainer and Lexis Education alumni
  • IB Leadership and PYP training

Peter Lasscock

Director of Digital Literacy & Information Strategy, ISAIEG

Deputy Head & Secondary Principal of ISA Science City International School

  • Attained bachelor at University of South Australia in education, technology and industrial arts
  • Over 30 years in the education sector, 14 years in international education management
  • served as Deputy Head of School in Discovery College of the English Schools Foundation in Hong Kong. Consulting and leadership development experiences at schools in Australia, China, New Zealand, etc

Tina Lin

Director of Operations of ISAIEG

Head of Operations of ISA Science City

  • graduated from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom and the University of Leuven in Belgium, with a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in education.
  • With 20 years of experience in international education, served in a management position at Utahloy International School Guangzhou.
  • Joined ISA in 2013 as the founding Deputy Head of School of ISA Tianhe.
  • used to be Head of School of the International Program of Beststudy Education Group.

Wayne Liu

Director of Project Development Department and Director of Design Department, ISAIEG

  • Wayne has worked as a senior leader and consultant on project management, engineering and operation in different prestigious international schools including YK Pao,UWC and Nanjing International School, China

Mike Jones

Academic Centre Manager, Professional Standards & Services, ISAIEG

  • EdD (Doctor of Education) from the University of Liverpool
  • has worked in education leadership in China, Saudi Arabia, and Germany
  • Former Director of International Education Services for Etonkids Educational Group