Management Structure


Neil Mobsby

Principal, Member of SLT Mathematics Teacher

BSc Pure & Applied Mathematics, University of Exeter

PGCE Secondary Mathematics, Christ Church College Canterbury

Mr. Neil Mobsby has worked for more than 25 years in a variety of international schools in the Middle East, Africa and China as well as in the UK and has extensive experience in management and teaching. He joined SCIE in 2009 in the Mathematics Department and as Deputy Principal before taking over as Executive Principal from August 2018.

Deputy Principal

Alison Huang

Non-Academic Deputy Principal

Head of Human Resources Member of SLT

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Jinan University. National certificated Tax Accountant

Liaison Officer of Cambridge ESOL

Alison joined SCIE in 2004 and severed as Non-academic Deputy Principal from August 2011. She has extensive management experience in A-level examinations.


Lisa Haitana

Pastoral Deputy Principal

Member of SLT

M.A. of Educational Guidance, Hong Kong University

Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning, Christchurch College of Education

B.A. of History/Classical Studies, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Ms. Lisa Haitana has been the Head of Student Development and Leadership since 2009 in an international school in Hong Kong. She taught History in international schools in Hong Kong from 2005 to 2009.

Assistant Principal

Greg Edwards

Assistant Pastoral Principal(APP)

Psychology Teacher

MA in Educational Leadership from Edge Hill University

BSc in Psychology & Philosophy from The University of Liverpool

PGCE from Sheffield Hallam University

Greg Edwards began teaching in the UK in 2004 and held teaching and leadership roles in the UK and in international schools. His last post was Deputy Headteacher in a British School in Cairo, Egypt. In his spare he enjoys music, movies and travel.

Frank Deng 

Non-Academic Assistant Principal(NAPP)

BSc in Chemistry Education from Hebei Normal University

11 years of teaching experience in High School Chemistry

Joined SCIE since 2004

Head of Admission from 2009-2020

Jeff Kearns

Assistant Academic Principal, Staff Representative-Chairman, Teacher of Chemistry

MSc Organic Chemistry of University of New Brunswick

BSc Biochemistry of Dalhousie University

Postgraduate Certificate in Education of The University of Nottingham Originally from Canada

Jeff has been teaching Chemistry, IT, and related subjects for sixteen years at universities and schools in Canada, the UAE, and China. He’s been with SCIE since 2006 and has held the positions of Head of Chemistry and Head of IT.

Gerry Docherty

Assistant Academic Principal, Teacher of Mathematics

MEd in Mathematics Education, University of Exeter, Exeter, England

PGCE: Mathematics and Professional Studies, Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow, Scotland

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

Mr. Docherty teaching mathematics – Age Range 11-18 including: IB Diploma HL, STEP, GCE A Level Further Maths, A Level Mathematics, IGCSE/GCSE, KS3 and MYP Mathematics.