Mr Paul Wickes
Paul Wickes is an education professional with a proven track record of success. With over 30 years’ experience, Paul has a wealth of teaching knowledge and is an expert in EAL (English Additional Learning). He earned a B.Sc. (Econ) from the London School of Economics, followed by a post-graduate Diploma in EAL (English Additional Learning) from RSA/University of Cambridge. Paul continued his academic journey by obtaining a Master of Arts in Education from University College London (UCL). He also holds Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) from the UK Department for Education (DfE).
Prior to joining Malvern College Hong Kong (MCHK), Paul served as Head of Site at The British School in Rio de Janeiro, where he transformed the school’s culture and raised academic standards. He was also a member of the Senior Leadership Team, covering three sites and overseeing 2,200 students aged from 2-18 years old. Before his tenure in Rio de Janeiro, Paul spent over 12 years at Malvern College UK, where he served as Senior Housemaster and Teacher of Economics, Politics, and Theory of Knowledge (ToK).
Paul’s leadership style is centred on integrity, humility, mutual respect, and leading by example. He is known for his outstanding interpersonal skills and his ability to build positive relationships with all key stakeholders. Paul is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and is committed to delivering educational excellence and outstanding student welfare.