Andrew Atkinson

Country: UK
School: International School of London UK Schools

Andy has been involved in International Education for 25 years as a teacher, head of department, head teacher, director and most recently headed up the Diploma Programme Development team at the IB in The Hague and later as Director of IB Global School Services in the USA. His international experience has been in Argentina, Italy, Spain, the UK, Holland and the USA. As a fully bilingual Spanish speaker he is often drawn to opportunities and experiences in Spain and Latin America. Andy graduated in humanities but went on to also teach both language and theatre. His management and leadership experiences came early with a headship of an international school at 33 years of age and he has gone on to further positions of leadership for the last 15 years in schools, corporate offices and most recently with the not for profit International Baccalaureate. Andy is known for his passionate beliefs in an IB education and has experience with all four programmes of the IB. In April 2015, Andy took up his current post as Director of the International School of London overseeing the Surrey and London ISL Schools.