Greg Smith, is the Head of School at Shekou International School and Vice President of ISS Asia Pacific. Greg is originally from Western Australia where he was a teacher, a principal, a curriculum advisor and superintendent. He considers himself fortunate to have held senior administrative roles in schools in Beijing and Vientiane prior to returning to China and Shenzhen in 2018. Greg holds a Masters in Educational Administration and an Advanced Diploma of Management from Edith Cowan University. His two children have graduated from international schools and his wife has been an international educator, so his family’s commitment and connection to education is strong. He is particularly interested in building networks between schools and communities so that learning is relevant and prepares students for the word they will inherit.