Our team

Jon Halligan

Director of Schools

Jon is a confident strategic leader who has in-depth experience of international education, vocational programme development, government relations, leadership and business development. He has over 30 years’ experience in education and was the former global Head of Business Development and Recognition at the International Baccalaureate.

Damian Bacchoo

Director of Education

Damian is an interdisciplinary education specialist with expertise in leadership, curriculum design and educational innovation. He is a champion for student well-being, industry-aligned education and blended-learning and is committed to advocating for students in these areas.

Peter Slade


Peter is a hospitality professional with more than two decades of expertise in developing, educating and training teams in some of the world’s leading 5* hotel groups before transitioning to the world of academic education. His hospitality background and passion for innovation within education drives his enthusiasm to recognise the individual needs of all students.