John Gwyn Jones MBE started his working career in banking (The Midland Bank – or now HSBC) before pursuing his teaching qualification at The University of Wales, Trinity College in Carmarthen. He took up his first appointment as a teacher in 1976.
In 1986, John embarked on his international career in Hong Kong, and has since worked in Malaysia, Indonesia and Laos. He now works out of Bangkok in Thailand as the inaugural CEO of FOBISIA (Federation of British International Schools in Asia) which has a membership of nearly 100 premier British International Schools across 18 countries in the continent of Asia.
John has received awards for his passion and dedication to international education from Ms Julia Gillard, previous Prime Minister of Australia, Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith, The President of Lao PDR, and Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II.