Our team

Jon Halligan

Managing director

Jon is an inspirational educationalist, with a broad and varied school leadership background in international education accumulated over the last 30 years. Prior to joining VIE Education, Jon was the Global Head of Development & Recognition for the International
Baccalaureate, where he worked with multiple governments, ministries and leading school groups, guiding and facilitating major IB implementation projects.

Tracy Moxley

Director of Education and Innovation

Tracy is a highly regarded educational leader with over 30 years’ experience in international education. She has led both private and charter schools across four major educational groups, including GEMS Education and Aldar Academies - where she implemented multiple IB programmes and cutting-edge student and teacher initiatives. Tracy is a published IB author and a recognised curriculum development specialist.

Damian Bacchoo

Non-Executive Director

Damian is a deep learning and teaching specialist with over 20 years of educational experience. As a former British Army Officer, Damian specialized in education and training and held posts responsible for the design and development of soldiers’ career development. Subsequently he has been the Principal of a large international school in Dubai with the GEMS group, and held the highly prestigious role of Global Head of Diploma and Career-related Programmes for the International Baccalaureate.

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.