Bryan Johns gained his honours degree at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, majoring in Political Science and Anthropology. He has gained postgraduate degrees in teaching pedagogy, special education and international administration. His 37 years of teaching experience has been carried out both in New Zealand and overseas. In the last 16 years he has worked as a teacher and principal at international schools in such countries as Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Hungary, Bangladesh, Norway, Qatar, Oman, Hong Kong and now Malaysia. As an international educator, he looks forward to working with all stakeholders at Beaconhouse Newlands Kuala Lumpur, and embracing the vibrant culture and lifestyle of Malaysia.