Ms Jacqueline So is Co-founding Director and Chief Executive of Malvern College Hong Kong. Ms So established a partnership with Malvern College UK in 2011, and has since co-founded Malvern College Qingdao in 2012. She served as the Executive Principal of the school, overseeing all aspects of the school’s operations and managing its public relations and communication. Ms So set up another similar school, Malvern College Chengdu, in 2015. Prior to her current role, Ms So was the Vice President of Strategy and Development of Laureate Education. She assisted the Chairman and CEO to evaluate the market demand and regulatory environment to formulate the Asia Expansion Strategy, leading to partnerships with two Chinese private universities. She was also a Senior Consultant at McKinsey & Company both in Greater China and the US. Ms So received a BBA in Accounting from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Mr Antony Clark is Headmaster of Malvern College UK. Over the years, he has steered Malvern to a position where it is considered to be one of the top senior co-educational independent schools in the UK. Under Mr Clark’s leadership, Malvern College has begun to establish sister schools in China, including one school at Qingdao in Shandong province and another at Chengdu in Sichuan province. Prior to joining Malvern College, Mr Clark had Headship roles in various other schools, including Gresham’s School in Norfolk, St. Joseph’s Marist College and St. Andrew’s College in South Africa. Educated at St. Andrew’s College and Rhodes University in South Africa, Mr Clark received a BA in History and Higher Diploma in Education. He then attended Downing College, University of Cambridge, on a Douglas Smith Scholarship where he took an MA. He is a governor at two prep schools and a keen sportsman.
Mr Allan Walker is the Director of International Schools of Malvern College UK. Mr Walker is responsible for the general commercial development of Malvern College, and in particular for overseeing the planning and development of Malvern College’s overseas campuses. He has been involved in this area of the school’s development since the founding of the College’s first overseas school, Malvern College Qingdao, in 2012, which was followed by the establishment of Malvern College Chengdu, in 2015. Prior to starting his career at Malvern in 2009, Mr Walker worked in various commercial positions at Harrow School (UK), and was latterly the Business Manager of Harrow School Enterprises Limited, the school’s commercial trading arm. Mr Walker holds a Master of Arts degree in Music from the University of Cambridge and is an alumnus of Harrow School. He is also a Governor of Welland Primary School, near Malvern.
Mr Kong is responsible for developing the new school and kindergartens in Hong Kong, and setting up of the supporting functions of the new campus. Before joining Malvern College Hong Kong and Pre-School, Mr Kong was the Head of Operations and Development for Kowloon Motor Bus Company, and a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company. Prior to that, Mr Kong was the Port Manager for Taiwan and the Philippines with Cathay Pacific Airways after completing their Management Trainee program. He graduated from the Ross School of Business of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s degree.
Prior to joining Malvern College Hong Kong, Mr Matuk was the Western Co-Principal for Yew Chung International School’s secondary section in Hong Kong. Mr Matuk has been involved in the education field for more than 35 years (at tertiary and secondary institutions) in Canada and Hong Kong. He holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto; a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from University of Windsor; and a PGCE from the University of Hong Kong.