Mission Statement

To provide members of the Chamber with pertinent information on issues affecting education in China and in the UK that might impact the smooth operation of their businesses in China. The group will also act as sounding board – through social media and Chamber-run events - for members for their concerns regarding educational development in China – primary, secondary, tertiary or vocational/professional development – and act as a representative body for British educational institutions within the Chamber through the appropriate channels in China or the UK, and help promote our institutions based in China throughout the country and internationally facilitating study in China for UK students, as appropriate.

Education Focus Group Announces New Chairman: David Mansfield, YK Pao School

Wednesday, 04 September 2019

The British Chamber Shanghai is pleased to announce that, David Mansfield, Executive Headmaster at YK Pao School succeeded William Vanbergen, CEO at BE Education as the new Chairman of the Chamber's Education Focus Group.

Focus Group Members

Chair: David Mansfield, Executive Headmaster, Y.K. Pao School
Vice Chair: Sherry Fu, Director of China Centre, The University of Manchester China Centre



Shawn Hu, Senior Business Development Specialist, King & Wood Mallesons
David Wang, Head of Partnerships, Education, British Council
Alastair Balchin , Director of External Engagement at The Sino-British College, USST
Rohan Kara, Head of Customer Experience at Dulwich College International
Douglas Shearer, External Engagement, Xian Jiaotong Liverpool University (Suzhou)
Susi, East China Director, Education, Department for International Trade, British Consulate General Shanghai
Alex McGrath, Head of British Council Schools, China
Stephen Graham, Shanghai Graham Education Business Consulting
Hilary Claypool, Head of Marketing, Yew Chung International School of Shanghai
Charles Ellison, Head Master, Horrow Internationals School

Chamber Executive Committee Sponsor: To be announced soon. 

Chamber Office Facilitator: Jun Wang

If you would like to apply for the Education Focus Group member, please send a brief introduction and motivation for joining to Jun Wang.

If you would like to recommend an event, or find more details about this Focus Group, please also contact Chamber Staff Jun Wang.

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