Gavin Fleck

Deputy Head Academic - Preparatory School

Gavin completed his Undergraduate degree at the University of Kent in Canterbury, followed by a P.G.C.E from Goldsmiths in London. He is currently completing his National Head teacher qualification through University College London. Having now been in education for 16 years, Gavin has taught in the UK, Kuwait, China, Uzbekistan and Dubai. He has experience of teaching both Primary and Early Years children and has spent the last five years in Senior Leadership. Gavin is the Deputy Head (Academic) in the Preparatory School.


Francesca Drover

Deputy Head Pastoral - Preparatory School

Francesca loved school as a child. She was inspired by her teachers to learn more about the world and embark on a career in education. Francesca graduated from the University of Lancaster with an Honours Degree in Primary Education specialising in Geography and Environmental Education. Since then, she has worked in a number of outstanding UK and international schools on her journey around the world. With nearly twenty years of experience as a class teacher, living in China, the UAE, Canada, Vietnam and Thailand, she has also been a leader of Humanities, Health and Wellbeing and English. Her passion and drive to improve pupils' wellbeing and outcomes led to her to become a Principal Teacher and Additional Need Coordinator in Scotland before returning to Asia. Francesca is thoroughly enjoying her new role as Pastoral Deputy Head of the Preparatory School.


Justine Bell

Deputy Head Academic - Senior School

Justine was born and brought up in Hong Kong and is the product of an international education herself, as well as having worked within international schools for the last nine years; first in Malaysia, where she was the Head of English, and then in Italy as Assistant Head Curriculum and Assessment.  Justine graduated in English Literature and Performing Arts from Oxford Brookes University before completing her PGCE in English, Drama and Media Studies at London Metropolitan University and spent the first four years of her career in the UK, working in the state-education system. Whilst her main passion will always be Literature, with an MA in Education (focusing on curriculum and curriculum development) Justine thrives on working with the Brighton College team to ensure that Brighton College Bangkok remains as the top school in Thailand for A Levels and a first-choice international school in the region through our innovative, engaging and challenging curriculum.


Louisa Angus

Deputy Head Pastoral - Senior School

Growing up in both Hong Kong and the UK, and studying part of her degree in Spain, Louisa has always had an interest in international education. She graduated in Chemical Engineering with Spanish from UMIST and then went on to complete her PGCE in Secondary Mathematics at Durham University. After gaining experience at her former school in the UK, Louisa decided to make the move abroad. Before joining Brighton College she worked in International Schools in Dubai, Vietnam, and Peru. Whilst her initial passion is for ensuring Mathematics is fun and accessible to all pupils, Louisa has always strongly believed in the fundamental importance of the Pastoral system which ensures pupils become well-rounded and happy individuals so they can go on to achieve their full potential.


Alex Boulton

Assistant Head - Teaching & Learning and Staff Development

Alex is a Chartered Science Teacher with almost 15 years classroom experience. He is an assessment specialist for Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and, in addition to his PGCE, holds a Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA). Alex has a BSc (Hons) and MSc in Conservation Biology, and an MA in Education with Distinction. Prior to joining Brighton College Bangkok, he was Head of Science at another international school in Bangkok and has worked as a Science teacher at a Sixth Form College in Oxford. Alex is Head of Teaching, Learning and Innovation and a Science teacher.


Colin Henderson

Assistant Head - Enrichment & Communication

Colin has three decades of experience as a teacher, middle and senior leader in both the state and independent sectors in the UK, previously working in prestigious schools in London and the South-East of England. Having developed innovative Co-Curricular, Partnership and Sporting programmes, Colin believes that pupils' involvement in activities outside of the classroom is central to enriching their lives, allowing them to discover and explore their passions. He is an advocate for pupil-centered learning and unlocking children's potential through their ability to communicate with others and appreciate the world around them. With a strong belief in the transformative power of community, Colin has worked with a network of schools and institutions, both nationally and internationally.


Jasmine Hagen

Head of Early Years

Jasmine boasts a decade of teaching experience across diverse Early Years settings, spanning both the United Kingdom and Thailand. Her academic prowess is anchored by a specialised degree in Early Years Childhood Care and Education, demonstrating a strong foundation in the principles that underpin early childhood development. Maintaining a commitment to staying abreast of the latest advancements in early pedagogy, Jasmine ensures the Early Years teaching methods align with the most current educational practices. In her role, she inspires our youngest learners to embrace independence, fostering an environment where questioning is encouraged, and guiding each child to unlock their fullest potential. Having been a part of the Brighton College community for four years, as Head of Early Years Jasmine oversees the educational journey of pupils from pre-nursery through nursery to reception.


Celine Lim

Head of Key Stage One

Celine grew up in Sydney, Australia and has wanted to work with young children from an early age. She majored in Early Childhood Education at Western Sydney University before completing her Master of Education at Charles Sturt University. Before joining Brighton College Bangkok, she worked at schools in Sydney, London and spent seven years at her first International School in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. In between these teaching positions she also worked in commercial real estate, corporate finance and HR during her time in California and New York, USA. With more than 15 years of teaching experience and over 10 years of leadership experience, Celine has a strong focus in the teaching and learning of children within Early Years and Key Stage One. She has a firm belief in the development of the whole child.


Sam Allenby

Head of Lower Key Stage Two

Sam completed his undergraduate degrees at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. After moving to the UK, he worked as a Maths tutor and later completed a PGCE at the University of Hull. After a few years working in York, he moved to Thailand to take up his first international post, eventually moving to Brighton College Bangkok where he has worked for the past four years. In his role as the Head of Lower Key Stage Two, Sam supports all pupils, academically and pastorally to ensure they develop as happy and confident learners.


Sara Bennett

Head of Upper Key Stage Two

Sara graduated from Macquarie University in Australia with a degree in Primary Education. Sara has twelve years of teaching experience, in Australia, Sri Lanka, and now Thailand. Prior to joining Brighton College Bangkok, Sara was an English Coordinator and Key Stage Lead. She has a passion for creating an inclusive and positive classroom environment, and believes every child has the capacity to be a successful learner. In her role as the Head of Upper Key Stage Two, Sara supports all pupils, academically and pastorally to ensure that they are happy and confident.


Naomi Dickins

Head of Key Stage Three

Naomi Dickins is a seasoned global educator with an international background. Having resided abroad for the better part of her life, Naomi lived in South Africa for a short while as a child before moving to France where she lived for the best part of ten years. With a decade of experience as a French teacher, Naomi has assumed pivotal roles as a House Parent, Boarding House Mistress, and Head of various Modern Foreign Languages Departments, before taking on the role of Head of Key Stage Three, developing her skills promoting academic progress and pastoral care. Naomi has a teaching portfolio spanning across the United Kingdom and Thailand, encompassing both private and state institutions. Her academic qualifications include a PGCE from University College London and an NPQ in Senior Leadership, underscoring her commitment to creating a nurturing environment where pupils can find joy, challenge themselves academically, explore new opportunities and form lasting friendships.


Harriet Turle

Head of Key Stage Four

Originally from London, Harriet completed her undergraduate degree at Queen's University, Belfast, studying History and International Relations. After university, she worked and travelled around South East Asia planning one day to relocate here. She completed her Secondary PGCE in History Education. Spending four years working in the state-sector in the UK as a Teacher of History and Head of Year, Harriet then relocated to Brighton College Bangkok as Head of Humanities. Whilst maintaining a love for History, Harriet is a strong advocate for the pastoral support of pupils, so after a year back in the UK as the Head of History at a large London secondary school, she returned to Brighton College bangkok as the Head of Key Stage Four. Harriet brings with her a wealth of eperience as an academic and pastoral middle leader. 


Sophie Peat

Head of Key Stage Five

Sophie has taught English Literature and English Language for the last 10 years in both the UK and Thailand. She has held roles pastorally in the Sixth Form for the last six years and has been Brighton College Bangkok's University Guidance Counsellor for the last two years. Sophie has helped pupils gain places at a range of prestigious universities worldwide. She believes that the role of an educator is to allow all pupils to reach their potential, both in and outside of the classroom. Through her role she wants to support all pupils, both academically and pastorally, to reach their goals and inspire them to go into the world as independent, kind, and culturally aware individuals.