Your regional team


Kevin House

Regional Head of School Services, Asia Pacific

Kevin joined the IB after many years in international schools across Africa, Europe and Asia. He has spent much of this time as a school administrator in a number of IB World Schools in Asia Pacific, building up a first-hand understanding of the specific opportunities and requirements experienced in our exciting and diverse region. In addition to his school leadership roles, he has been a committed IB consultant, visiting team member and workshop leader. To further the development of exceptional IB World Schools, he will concentrate on continuing to improve the service aspects of School Services’ remit by focussing on the authorisation and evaluation processes.

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Stefanie Leong

Head of Development & Recognition Asia Pacific

Stefanie has over 14 years of experience in education management. Before joining the IB, Stefanie worked for an international education provider of International qualifications for 5-19 year olds, and prior to that, she taught Commerce and Information Technology in an Australian university. Stefanie’s role at the IB is to develop and implement a regional strategy which sustains and advances the growth of IB programmes and services in identified and emerging markets. Regional Development is concerned with managing and nurturing key stakeholder relations with governments, higher education institutions, associations, corporate partnerships, large entities of schools and individual schools in the interested phase before application for candidacy.

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Stuart Jones

Head of Professional Development Asia Pacific

Stuart worked in international education for 17 years prior to joining the IB. Before moving to his current role in the IB, Stuart worked for several years with the School Services team (Diploma) supporting schools in the authorization and evaluation processes. Stuart’s role in Professional Development looks at the overall provision of all types of IB workshops in the region (in-school, regional, provider, partner/cluster events), communicating with co-ordinators, workshop leaders, schools and providers to ensure that we are meeting the needs of the IB community.

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Gillian Presland

IB Educator Network Manager Asia Pacific

Gill Presland joins the IBAP Regional Office, bringing over 20 years of educational experience. Gill began her teaching career as a secondary school teacher in Australia. She soon joined IB schools teaching throughout the PYP and MYP. Gill is an experienced MYP coordinator, a MYP curriculum developer and has designed professional development workshops for the IB. She is also an MYP Workshop Leader.


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Bradley Shrimpton, Ph.D.

Senior Research Manager (Singapore/The Hague)

Bradley Shrimpton joined the IB as the Global Research Manager (AP) in 2012. Prior to commencing with the IB, Brad was as an academic coordinator and lecturer at the University of Melbourne where, over a 12 year period, he worked on a wide range of research and evaluation projects.Bradley has received two national awards for his evaluation studies - the 2005 Australasian Evaluation Society ‘Community Development Award’, and 2007 Australasian Evaluation Society ‘Emerging New Talent Award’. He has been the author and coauthor of over 40 referred articles, book chapters and major reports.