Facilitator: Richard Tangye
Richard has a degree in Economics and Politics from Cambridge University and, following a brief spell teaching in Papua New Guinea, joined the world of business. After working in North America for ten years, he spent seventeen years with Jardine Matheson in Asia where, in addition to his business responsibilities, he actively participated in school governance, new school building and advisory bodies on education. He was Board Chair at the British International School in Jakarta, Taipei European School in Taiwan, and South Island School in Hong Kong. His direct involvement in education came with his appointment, in 2004, as Executive Director of the Council of International Schools. On leaving CIS he was the Chief Executive of the International School Dhaka and a Member of the IB Asia Pacific Regional Council. He is currently the Principal of St. Dominic’s International School in Portugal, Chairman of Knightsbridge Schools International and Advisor to the Board of the STS Educational Group in Bangladesh.