Academic leadership team

Lily Chua
Head of Kindergarten
Lily Chua has more than 23 years' experience in early childhood education and has held the post of kindergarten head at international schools in Singapore, Japan, Korea and Shanghai. Read More
Stephen Keown
Head of Elementary and Junior High School & International School
He has worked in education for over 20 years, spending 10 years as a senior leader. He believes that to truly unlock the potential of every pupil they must be happy. Read More
Simon Weight
Deputy Head of Bilingual School
Simon is from Oxford, England and has been an educator for 27 years. He graduated from Plymouth University with a Bachelor of Science Honors degree followed by his PGCE certificate from Rolle College. Read More
Wong Chi-Wen
Deputy Head of Bilingual School
Chi-Wen recognises that every child is an individual and aims to bring out the fullest potential in them through academic and non-academic endeavours. Read More
Lisa Canham
International Primary Curriculum Coordinator
Lisa commits herself whole-heartedly to the ideas of the school community and believes that every child is unique and can succeed. She strives to promote a creative curriculum by using different approaches. Read More
Hailian Zou
Deputy Head of ICC & Head of Mathematics
Hailian Zou has a bachelors in mathematics and applied mathematics, and a masters in probability and statistics. Read More
Harry Roberts
Head of Boarding
and Pastoral Care
Originally from Wales, UK, Harry has a wealth of international education experience in countries including, Kenya, The United States and Germany. Read More
Stuart Hill
Director of Co-Curricular
Stuart has been heavily involved his whole life in sports, music, expeditions and outdoor education. Read More
Meenu Khan
Head Librarian
Highly experienced professional librarian, thrilled to begin my 19th year in the academic library and Information services and still loving it. Read More
Ariana Lester
EAL Teacher and Head of Department (EAL and SEN)
Ariana Lester is from the USA. She has 12 years’ experience in teaching English, special educational needs (SEN) and English as an additional language (EAL) courses. Read More
Mario Pons
Head of Computer Science and Technology
During my early years as a school boy I went to the American School of Las Palmas where my young and inquisitive mind was shaped by exceptional teachers coming from prestigious universities such as Harvard, Yale, or Brown. Read More
Mark Culverhouse
Head of Physical Education
Mark Culverhouse joins RDFZ King College School Hangzhou from King’s College School, Wimbledon, where he was director of senior football. Read More
Javier Hernandez Stalder
Head of Expressive Arts
Javier Hernandez Stalder has extensive experience in theatre directing and of delivering and developing a range of curricula. Read More
Rok Hozjan
Head of Music
His lifelong dedication to music is a combination of performing and passing the knowledge gained with hands on experience to students of all ages. Read More
Melanie Miao
Head of Economics/Business
Globalisation brings in challenges as well as opportunities. Will the world be more integrated or more divided? The answer to this question lies in the hands of the young people today. Read More
Mxolisi Valashia
Head of Science
Mxolisi Valashia has 14 years of education experience and has been involved with education reform. Read More
Laurence Skelding
Head of Humanities and Director of Studies
Laurence Skelding qualified as a teacher in 1993 and has 25 years’ teaching experience. Read More
Grace Guo
Head of Art
She has unique views on curriculum structure, design and teaching. Familiar with IGCSE, A-level, PYP, IMYC and DP, good at the establishment of new art department and the development of mature art department. Read More