Management Team


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 Principal

Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Jinan University

National certificated Tax Accountant

Liaison Officer of Cambridge ESOL

Alison Huang has more than 20 years extensive experiences in financial management, standard international exams management and international school management. She joined SCIE in 2004, and as Exam Officer and Head of HR before taking over Non-academic Deputy Principal in August 2011.

Richard Driscoll

Academic Deputy Principal, Teacher of Sociology and Humanities Oxbridge , Cambridge Assessment Trainer for Humanities and Sociology

PGCE in Social Science – Institute of Education of University of London

Bachelor of Arts in Social Policy – University of York. Richard joined SCIE in 2014 and previously held the position of Head of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Richard has organised and presented at various conferences for teaching and learning both face to face and virtually. Previously to SCIE Richard was Head of Social Sciences at a High School outside London.

Karen Clancy

Pastoral Deputy Principal, Teacher of English

MASTER OF EDUCATION, Deakin University

PGCE Australian Catholic University

Bachelor of teaching Graduated with Distinction, Deakin University

Bachelor of ARTS, Deakin University

Assistant Principal

Frank Deng 

Non-academic Assistant Principal

BSc in Education, Hebei Normal University

With 11 years teaching experiences in public and international high school

Joined SCIE in 2004 as a subject teacher, and then as the Head of Admission from 2009 to 2020

Jeff Kearns

Assistant Academic Principal

MSc Organic Chemistry, University of New Brunswick

BSc Biochemistry, Dalhousie University

Postgraduate Certificate in Education, The University of Nottingham

Originally from Canada, Jeff has been teaching Chemistry, IT, and related subjects for more than 25 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.

Boris Denisov

Pastoral Assistant Principal, Head of Faculty – Arts (Visual and Performing) , Teacher of Music

Doctor’s Graduate Diploma in Educational Psychology, Russia

Master of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia

Master of Education, St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia

Boris has extensive experience as a teacher, performer, and orchestra conductor. He joined SCIE in 2020 and previously held the position of Head of Faculty – Arts (Visual and Performing). His doctoral dissertation is dedicated to investigating the development of students’ positive intrinsic motivation and enhancing interest in learning. His professional interest in the features of motivation and the development of students’ autonomy continues to drive him to research these topics, especially in the aspects of learning in small groups. He has various published articles and practical guides.