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.
Keith was educated at Monmouth School and Downing College, Cambridge, where he read Geography, and comes to Malvern College from Harrow School where he served as Deputy Head Master. As Deputy Head at Harrow he oversaw the day-to-day running of the school, drawing on the various roles he has held during his career including Housemaster, departmental head, school inspector with the ISI and coach of various sports, as well as from his experience of running the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programme. Keith is happiest working as part of a team and his aim is to lead Malvern College forward in a spirit of community and collaboration. A passionate advocate of the opportunities afforded by schools with a strong boarding ethos, Keith sees Malvern College as a school that affords the time and space in which to nurture the whole person, and where pastoral care is at the centre of all that it does. It is within this environment that young people will achieve their best, both in and out of the classroom.
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 trustee of AEGIS (the Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students).
Ms Pun joins Malvern College International (Asia) as Director of Education (Chinese). She assists other Malvern Colleges in managing and developing the Chinese curriculum.
Ms Pun has attained her Bachelor of Education in Guangzhou and Master of Education with a major in Chinese Language Education in Hong Kong. She was also a Territory-wide System Assessment Examiner and Reviewer for Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority. She has more than 20 years of experience in education including over 10 years in highly reputable bilingual immersion schools in Hong Kong (International School Foundation) and Beijing (Keystone Academy). Ms Pun is highly experienced in directing the Chinese curriculum with a particular strength in cross-disciplinary inquiry-based learning.