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College Council

 

Management Board

Ms Jacqueline So

Co-founder and Chief Executive of Malvern College International (Asia Pacific)

Ms Jacqueline So

BBA, MBA

Jacqueline So established a partnership with Malvern College UK in 2011 and has since co-founded Malvern College Qingdao in 2012, Malvern College Chengdu in 2015, Malvern College pre-schools Hong Kong in 2017 and 2019, as well as Malvern College Hong Kong in 2018, collectively over 2,500 pupils from preschool to senior high school age.

She served as the Executive Principal of Malvern College Qingdao, overseeing all aspects of the school’s operations and managing its public relations and communication. Ms So set up a similar school, Malvern College Chengdu, in 2015, deliver internationalised education to Western China. Both Malvern Colleagues’ graduates have been admitted to world-renowned universities such as Cambridge, MIT, Imperial College, UCLA, and King’s College London.

Malvern College Pre-Schools Hong Kong have a strong focus on educationally harnessed play-based learning and pioneered forest-beach school in Hong Kong to promote love of nature and independence for the young pupils.

Ms. So led the team to enter a competitive school allocation exercise in 2014 to win the school site next to Science Park for Malvern College Hong Kong, enabling the introduction of British style International Baccalaureate school in Hong Kong. The state-of-art campus has won numerous accolades including the Quality Building Award in 2020.

Prior to her current role, Ms So was the Vice President of Strategy and Development of Laureate Education. 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.

Mr Keith Metcalfe

Headmaster, Malvern College UK

Mr Keith Metcalfe

MA

Mr Keith Metcalfe is the Headmaster of Malvern College UK. He comes to Malvern College from Harrow School where he served as Deputy Head Master, overseeing 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. Mr Metcalfe 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 offered by schools with a strong boarding ethos, he 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 Metcalfe was educated at Monmouth School and Downing College, Cambridge, where he read Geography.

Mr Allan Walker

Director of International Schools, Malvern College UK

Mr Allan Walker

MA, ARCO

Mr Allan Walker is the Commercial Director of Malvern College UK and Director of Malvern College International Schools. 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. Prior to joining 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.

Mr Samuel Wu

Co-founding Director, Malvern College Hong Kong

Mr Samuel Wu

BA, EMBA

Mr Samuel Wu is a Co-founding Executive Director of Malvern College Hong Kong, board member of Malvern College Chengdu, the Executive Director of Tridel Capital Group Limited, a family investment fund, and the Executive Director of Majestic Elite Property Development Limited, a property developer based in Hong Kong. Prior to that, Mr Wu worked in Wing Lung Bank and Citigroup Corporate & Investment Bank where he was involved in mergers & acquisitions, retail & corporate banking and operations. Mr Wu holds a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and East Asian Studies from New York University, and an Executive MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and HKUST. He is the Vice President of ESF Island School Alumni Association and a Director of Shun Tak Fraternal Association, a school sponsoring body that operates local kindergartens to secondary schools throughout Hong Kong.

Mr Eamonn Mullally

Director of Education, Malvern College International

Mr Eamonn Mullally

BA, MA

Mr Eamonn Mullally is a graduate of Cambridge University and holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Management. Having spent his formative teaching years in the UK, Mr Mullally joined the British School of Houston in 2000, where he developed the secondary school through to IGSCE level.

Subsequent assignments at the British School of Chicago and the British School of Amsterdam saw Mr Mullally endorse several leadership positions, including a period as Head of Secondary.His extensive international career saw him move to Mexico City, where he joined the Edron Academy between 2010-2019, serving as Head of Primary and then Executive Head Teacher from 2013.

In January 2019, Mr Mullally was appointed Director of Education at Malvern College International, where he oversees the Malvern College Family of Schools’ quality assurance, supports leadership recruitment and enhances group-wide professional development strategies.
 
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