Harrow Appi governors play a vital role in overseeing the strategic direction of the school, providing guidance and support to the Head Master and School Leadership Team, and ensure that the school meets its objectives and delivers a high-quality education to its students.
Governors work collaboratively with our SLT and provide advice and support as needed, with regularly monitoring of the School’s performance to ensure that it is meeting its goals. Governors also engage with parents, staff, and the wider community to ensure that the school is responsive to their needs and concerns.
Daniel Chiu is the chairman and CEO of Harrow International Management Services Limited and the founder of the Harrow International Schools in Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai. He is also a governor of all the aforesaid Harrow International Schools. Daniel is currently the chairman of Fortune Oil Limited (previously known as Fortune Oil PLC), of which he has been a director since August 1993 and was the chief executive prior to becoming the vice chairman in October 1994. He is also the chairman of Federal Asia Company Limited, a private trading company with extensive operations in China. He also holds the following honorary positions:
Council Member of China Overseas Friendship Association
Honorary Citizen of Maoming, The Guangdong Province
Executive Committee Member of All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce
Dr Rosanna Wong, DBE, JP, is the Chairman of the Asia International School Limited. She is a Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and Senior Advisor of The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups.
Dr Wong serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited; of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited; and of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels; and sits on the Board of Directors of the Our Hong Kong Foundation. She is also an Honorary Steward of The Hong Kong Jockey Club. Dr Wong formerly sat on the Board of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited; and was the previous Non-Executive Chairman of The Hongkong Bank Foundation’s Advisory Committee. She was also previously a Global Advisor to Mars, Incorporated.
She is the Honorary Chairman of World Vision Hong Kong and an Honorary Vice-President of the Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Association. She also sits on the Honorary Advisory Board of the Hong Kong WEMP Education Foundation, which pioneers and provides mental health and wellbeing to children and their families.
Dr Wong has a distinguished record of public service. She is a former Member of the Executive and Legislative Councils. She is also the former Chairperson of the Education Commission; the Hong Kong Housing Authority; the Commission on Youth; and the Social Welfare Advisory Committee. She also served as a Member on the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission; as a Member of the Commission on Strategic Development; and as a Member of the Commission on Poverty of the Government of the HKSAR. Dr Wong is also a former Working Group Member of the United Nations High Level Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor; and a former Member of the United Nations High Level Panel on Youth Employment. She was the former President of the English-Speaking Union (Hong Kong). She is a former Court Member of The University of Hong Kong, where in addition, she was an elected Member of the Council. She was also on The Asia Foundation Hong Kong Leadership Council.
Dr Wong holds a B.Soc.Sc. from The University of Hong Kong; an M.S.W. from The University of Toronto; an M.Sc. from The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London; and an M.A. and Ph.D. from The University of California, Davis. She has been awarded Honorary Doctorates from The Hong Kong Institute of Education (2004); The University of Hong Kong (2003); The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2002); The University of Toronto (1999); and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (1996). In 2006, she was made an Honorary Fellow of The London School of Economics and Political Science. She was bestowed the Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter Honouree Award by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2003.
Dr Wong has been the recipient of many awards, both locally and internationally, including one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award in Hong Kong and was honoured as a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum. She was also honoured with the award of Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 1997.
Mr Eric Wing Cheong Leung is the managing director of Asia International School Limited (AISL) and responsible for its general business operations. AISL owns and operates a series of Harrow International and Harrow-related schools and kindergartens in Asia. He is currently a governor of Harrow International School Bangkok, Harrow International School Beijing, Harrow International School Hong Kong, and Harrow International School Shanghai, and is their designated governor for child protection and safeguarding. Prior to these positions, he was the chief executive officer and an executive director of Carnival Group International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 996) between 2014-2016, a company listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Before he joined the Carnival Group, Mr Leung was the deputy managing director, an executive director and the chief financial officer of China Gas Holdings Limited (China Gas), a company listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 384). Mr Leung joined China Gas in early 2005 after a 13-year career in investment banking. Investment banks he had served include Lehman Brothers, Jardine Fleming, Barclays Capital and Prudential Securities. His last position before he joined China Gas was managing director and head of corporate finance of UFJ Securities. Mr Leung is a lawyer by training and is qualified to practise law in Hong Kong, England, Wales and Australia. Law firms he had served before include Linklaters and Baker & McKenzie. Mr Leung holds bachelor degrees from the University of Hong Kong and University of London and a master’s degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Dr Ahmed Hussain is the Chief Education Officer with AISL. This position involves leading on educational strategy and operations across the Harrow group of schools in Asia. He is also an Associate Professor in the school of education Durham University, a member of the editorial board with Research Journal: International Education Theory and Practice, a member of the expert panel for Pudong Education Bureau, Shanghai and a Fellow of the Charter College for Teaching, UK.
Following an initial career as a post-doctoral research scientist and lecturer at University of Nottingham, Ahmed trained as teacher of science with the school of education, Durham University. Following a number of teaching and leadership positions, Ahmed was appointed as a Lecturer of Education at Durham University. Here he led on training and developing teachers, teaching on Masters and EdD courses as well as undertaking research in the fields of curriculum analysis, assessment and teacher professional development. Ahmed took up a number of senior leadership positions in schools in the UK and Dubai along with working in the education reform project in Abu Dhabi. Here he led projects on senior leader and teacher professional development along with supporting the development and rollout of national standards for school leaders and teachers in the UAE. Ahmed then took up the role of Director of Schools with Wellington College China, playing a key role in establishing Wellington College China as a leading education group regionally and internationally.
Having read Classics at Pembroke College, Cambridge, Mr McGregor spent more than thirty years teaching at Harrow School in the UK. He was House Master of The Head Master’s before his appointment to the Senior Management Team in 2012. As Senior Tutor, he oversaw areas of compliance, including Health & Safety, Safeguarding and Pupil Welfare.
Since his retirement from Harrow in 2018, Mr McGregor has acted as an educational consultant. He is also on the Board of three leading prep schools across the UK. As the representative of the Harrow Governors, Mr McGregor is a Governor of the Harrow International Schools in Appi, Chongqing, Haikou, Nanning, Shenzhen Qianhai and Zhuhai Hengqin.
Mr McGregor is a published playwright with a keen interest in The Arts. He sings in a Cathedral Choir and also sits as a Magistrate in NW London.
Mrs Price spent 26 years at Benenden School, one of the UK’s leading boarding schools, most recently as Senior Deputy Head, and was one of the founding trustees of the Benenden School Hong Kong Trust. After leaving Benenden in 2015 she became an educational management consultant advising schools on areas such as governance and compliance, development and external relations. She is a Trustee of the UK Sailing Academy and a director of Gresham Books, a specialist publisher for schools. As the representative of the Harrow governors, she is a governor of the Harrow International Schools in Bangkok, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Haikou. Debra holds a first class bachelor’s degree in History.
For more than 20 years, Mr Yiwen has offered a comprehensive service through mass media to act as a bridge between Japan and China. Since he became president of Laox, the company has had a considerable presence in Japan’ s globalization as a leader in the inbound industry.
In addition, he has worked as a director at Ascot Corp., a partner of Ping An Japan Investment Co., Ltd., since April 2017 and has practically been the owner of Asia Gate Holdings Co., Ltd., thus entering real estate development, financial investment, and others.
Public office he has held
1999: Became and still remains Vice Chairman of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Dr Raymond Chan was the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IDT International Limited (“IDT International”), a publicly listed company in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since 1988. Dr Chan founded Integrated Display Technology Limited (IDT) in 1977 which focuses on the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of a variety of consumer electronic products created to enhance the quality of people’s lives by leveraging its core advanced liquid crystal display (LCD) and microprocessor technologies. Before he founded IDT, Dr Chan worked for Fairchild Semi-Conductor in the US as an electronic engineer. Later, he continued his study in executive management courses at the renowned International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland and the Singapore Institute of Management. He was conferred honorary degree of Doctor of Business Administration by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in November 2003. He is also a Justice of the Peace appointed by the HKSAR Government and a member of the Guangzhou Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
IDT International operates manufacturing, R&D and product development centers in Hong Kong and China. It invested in a newly setup company, Oregon Scientific Inc, in the US in 1990 and has developed “Oregon Scientific” into a world-renowned consumer electronics brand operating 16 sales and marketing offices around the world, and retail shops in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore, USA and Italy.
Besides contributing to the world through professional knowledge, Dr Chan actively participates in industrial, educational, cultural and art, as well as charity activities in Hong Kong and Mainland China. He sponsored and organized tour trips for young people from mainland China and Hong Kong to visit science parks and encouraged them to communicate on new developments of science and technology giving them insights on how to strengthen the national power through innovation. He donated the startup fund to support the establishment of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong in 1991. He sponsored the project for “PolyU-IDT Innovation Entreprenur Competition” organized by Hong Kong Polytechnic University for many years. He is also the sole sponsor for the 10-Year “Hong Kong 200 Leadership Project” organized by Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups put forward by Dr Rosanna Wong. This Project aims at selecting 200 young leaders from the schools in Hong Kong every year, trains and helps them broaden their global visions and enhance their leadership for the future.
As a Honorary Court member and Fellow of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Dr Raymond Chan donated in constructing department buildings, helped nurture science and technological talents, lectured seminars and encouraged students to develop new products. In recent years, Dr Chan has constantly organized visits, concerts and seminars between musicians and artists in China and Japan, promoting understanding of the two peoples through music and art. From 1 to 3 November 2016, Beau Soir Japan Concert was held in Yokohama and Tokyo by World Outstanding Chinese Association led by Dr Chan. The concerts received high acclamation from Japan and China, prompting friendship and culture exchanges between the two peoples.
Dr Chan set up Top Harvest Investment Ltd. in Hong Kong and Japan, a property investment and management services company doing property investment and development business primarily in Atami Japan, promoting projects to investors from Hong Kong and Mainland China.