ABOUT US

Who we are

ISC Research supplies the most comprehensive, current and objective data and intelligence on the world’s international schools.

OUR MISSION

For data you can trust, trust ISC Research

ISC Research is committed to meeting the requirements of those who need an impartial and independent view of the international schools market. Our mission is to continue to be the leading data and intelligence experts in this market.

PEOPLE

Meet the team

Henry Acheampong
Henry Acheampong

Job title - Data & Reports Executive

I joined ISC Research as a Data and Report Executive in July 2019. I have a background in statistics and Mathematics. I have been involved in various organisations of the years. Mathematics Teacher for one year in Ghana after which I came to ... View profile

Felie Arago
Felie Arago

Job title - Data Researcher

Before joining ISC Research, I ran my own small souvenir printing business. I also had experience working for a call center, a financial institution, and a telecommunications company in the Philippines. I am a wife to my supportive husband ... View profile

Chloe Bastable
Chloe Bastable

Job title - Client Services Manager

With over 20 years’ experience within Customer Service, I still very much enjoy interacting with customers, understanding their priorities & business needs as well as learning about new cultures and lifestyles. Being Head of the Client ... View profile

Emma Bell
Emma Bell

Job title - Client Services Manager

As a Client Services Executive at ISC Research, I work closely with our clients to make sure they are making the most of the ISC Outreach features and benefits that help them achieve their end goals. I love working with them, finding out what ... View profile

Junevievi Binas
Junevievi Binas

Job title - Marketing Research Analyst

I started my career in 2012 and since then, I was able to build a strong foundation in the fields of research and analytics, corporate planning, strategy formulation, process improvement, among others. Before joining ISC research, I held ... View profile

Linda Bonney
Linda Bonney

Job title - Head of Desk-Based Research

I have worked for ISC Research since 2006 as a researcher and I now head up our team of desk-based researchers. I work closely with the field researchers and data analysts, as well as our desk-based team, quality checking the data we collect. I ... View profile

Nick Brummitt
Nick Brummitt

Job title - Founder/Non-Executive Chairman

In the course of building exhibition and bookfair businesses focusing mainly on English-medium schools abroad, I had a unique opportunity to research the sector. Visiting schools and interviewing heads in many countries over several years ... View profile

Emman Burgonia
Emman Burgonia

Job title - Reports and Data Executive

I started my career in 2018, and I have been involved in research since then. Prior to joining ISC Research, I worked as an associate consultant in an accounting firm and a project manager in a management consulting firm. I have a background in ... View profile

Scott Cherry
Scott Cherry

Job title - Senior Report Writer

I’m an academic by trade. I’ve travelled the well-trodden path of a young intellectual: exciting doctoral research, a slightly underwhelming post-doc and, along the way (and retrieving some of that earlier excitement), collaborating with ... View profile

Tony Child
Tony Child

Job title - Non-Executive Director

I joined ISC Research as a Non-Executive Director in 2018. Before this I spent nearly 25 years working for WCBS, and as MD for much of this period. The company is a leading supplier of management information systems to fee-paying schools across ... View profile

Freddie Cloke
Freddie Cloke

Job title - School Development Manager

I work closely with investors and schools, helping them to identify commercial opportunities within the international K-12 schools sector. I spend much of my time travelling to visit schools and investors globally and advising them on the ... View profile

Nalini Cook
Nalini Cook

Job title - Head of Global Research

As Head of Global Research I lead a team of skilled field researchers and administrative staff who are responsible for ISC Research's field research with international schools, school groups, associations, investors and regulators around the ... View profile

Jim Cottrell
Jim Cottrell

Job title - Data Researcher

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Claire Davis
Claire Davis

Job title - Brand Design Lead

I have spent a significant number of years working in marketing, as a graphic designer and in marketing management. Prior to joining ISC Research in 2017, I worked at a leading provider of print and document management services, initially as ... View profile

Joanna de Jesus
Joanna de Jesus

Job title - Data Researcher

Before joining ISC Research, I worked as a Cabin Crew in Dubai for 8 years. I also have experience with job website, telecommunication, and at a publication company in the Philippines. I’m very happy to start my journey with ISC Research as ... View profile

Liz Dixon
Liz Dixon

Job title - Marketing Executive

I joined ISC Research in 2006. As marketing executive my main responsibilities involve managing the email campaigns and supporting the conference and events we attend or host. Prior to working at ISC Research I was an analyst programmer ... View profile

Constance Evans
Constance Evans

Job title - Head of Finance

I started working as the Head of Finance for ISC Research in April 2020 and have really enjoyed learning more about International Schools. Prior to working for ISC Research I ran an Accountancy/Bookkeeping business with my husband Neil for ... View profile

Sheila Ferrer
Sheila Ferrer

Job title - Data Researcher

I have been an Educator for children with Special Needs for 20 years now and taught in Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines before I joined ISC Research. As I embark in this different career as a Data-Based Researcher, I am looking forward to ... View profile

Sam Fraser
Sam Fraser

Job title - Development Director

I am originally from the United Kingdom where I gained a degree in Social Sciences, as well as financial and accountancy qualifications. My career has included work in the retail industry at head office level, and in the finance sector, as well ... View profile

Diane Glass
Diane Glass

Job title - Commercial Director

Diane Glass has been with ISC Research for ten years. She leads the commercial sales team which supports education suppliers and higher education institutions globally in their strategic development of business with the world’s international ... View profile

Nicola Grafton
Nicola Grafton

Job title - Senior Data Researcher

My role within ISC Research involves collating school data and creating a comprehensive foundation of data to inform our report writers. My career has predominantly been within the airline industry and my past and current experience has ... View profile

Mike Graham
Mike Graham

Job title - Data Integrity Manager

I joined ISC Research in 2012 to lead the Reports Team. I switched to a data analysis role in 2017, then I was appointed as the ISC Research Data Integrity Manager in 2021. My main function is to ensure that the data in our reports, ... View profile

Tash Hingston
Tash Hingston

Job title - Press Officer

As a member of the marketing team since June 2022, my role includes contributing to marketing campaigns and content editing, supporting media relations activities, and developing event strategies. I have recently graduated from Cardiff ... View profile

Georgina Jones
Georgina Jones

Job title - Head of Reports

I joined ISC Research in 2015 as part of the Reports Team and now lead that team; project managing the entire range of reports that ISC Research produces for our clients. This includes overseeing quality control, data verification, and product ... View profile

Sam Jones
Sam Jones

Job title - Report Writer

I joined ISC Research in 2015 as a data researcher, searching for first-hand information from schools and becoming very familiar with the information we keep and how we use it. In 2019 I moved onto the reports team, where I now analyse, ... View profile

Anne Keeling
Anne Keeling

Job title - Director of Communications

I have worked in media relations and communications since 1985 and, since 2006, have specialised in the education sector. I joined ISC Research in a freelance capacity in 2008 and became a full time member of the team in 2019. I have visited ... View profile

Paola Leyson
Paola Leyson

Job title - Data Researcher

Before joining ISC Research, I worked for international schools in Qatar, mainly in admissions and administrative support. I also had experience working for an oil & gas company and an advertising company. I lived in Qatar for 11 years and ... View profile

Rosaida Loredo
Rosaida Loredo

Job title - Data Researcher

As a new addition to the Data Research Team, my task includes collecting and checking important information for the database. And before joining ISC Research, I worked as a School Administrator and Head Preschool Teacher for a private preschool ... View profile

Candy Lu
Candy Lu

Job title - China Research Coordinator

Prior to joining ISC Research, I worked for TMF group for 3 years as the office manager where I oversaw all the North China offices’ administrative requirements and led a number of integration projects for company merger and acquisition. I also ... View profile

Kim Lynch
Kim Lynch

Job title - Business Development Manager

My background is originally from Education supplier organisations where I spent time working on a global basis directly with international schools and groups in their use of SAAS products. I have been fortunate to attend several events and ... View profile

Alison Martin
Alison Martin

Job title - Data Researcher

Prior to joining ISC Research, my work experience was always administration based, with a significant proportion of this being in Human Resources although most recently working for Swindon Council updating data held by children’s centres. I ... View profile

Pia Maske
Pia Maske

Job title - Research Manager - East Asia

As part of the Field Research team, I connect with school leaders and other stakeholders and collect key data and intelligence about the international schools market in East Asia. Before joining ISC Research, I trained and qualified as a ... View profile

Cliff Moon
Cliff Moon

Job title - Head of IT

I joined ISC Research in February 2018.  Previously I have worked in both the public and private sectors on small to large scale projects from design to implementation.  This more recently included Government, Investment Banking and Biotech ... View profile

Sarah Nand-lal
Sarah Nand-lal

Job title - Sales Support Administrator

I have worked for ISC Research since 2011. In my current role as Sales Support Administrator I provide admin support for the sales team. Prior to ISC Research, I worked for a genealogy firm in London researching and tracing missing ... View profile

Abhishek Pandey
Abhishek Pandey

Job title - Field Researcher

I have joined ISC Research as a consultant to support the field research team in South Asia. As part of my role, I connect with stakeholders from the international schools and gain insights to determine the market trends in South Asia. I have ... View profile

Rhea Marie de Pedro
Rhea Marie de Pedro

Job title - East & South East Asia Coordinator

I was living in Bangkok, Thailand, when I joined ISC Research in 2013 as part of the Schools Team and Sales & Business Development Team. As a Coordinator, I mainly do Data collection and Researching, and I work closely with other teams ... View profile

Tamas Perger
Tamas Perger

Job title - Data Analyst

I joined ISC Research in 2017. Previously I worked at Flextronics International in Hungary as Business Analyst and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) support for nine years. I was responsible for maintaining the site's ERP system and I managed ... View profile

Clive Pierrepont
Clive Pierrepont

Job title - Non-Executive Director

Before moving to the Middle East, I was a Headmaster of a UK school designated as a National Centre of Excellence, working with students who had problems in mainstream education. For the last 5 years in the UK, I chaired my local Headteacher’s ... View profile

Alfie Ramos
Alfie Ramos

Job title - Head of IT and Data Analysis

Being the Head of IT and Data Analysis, I collaborate closely with our colleagues here in ISC Research to provide tech and data analysis solutions to both clients and internal teams. I have been part of various software product development ... View profile

Amira Rayner
Amira Rayner

Job title - Business Development Executive

I joined ISC Research in August 2021. As the new Business Development Executive, I support the sales team with outreach, researching potential clients to connect with and inform about how we can help expand their international ... View profile

Kateryna Repina
Kateryna Repina

Job title - International School Research Assistant

I joined ISC Research in 2017 as a Data Researcher. I enjoy using my skills to contribute to the company's research and intelligence work. I hold a Master’s degree in journalism and spent four exciting years working as a correspondent in a ... View profile

Devon Sansom
Devon Sansom

Job title - Data Researcher

I began working for ISC Research in 2019 as a data researcher. My role involves collecting data for ISC Online and keeping the calendar of events up to date. I am currently a university student and enjoy competing in triathlons. View profile

Ghada Shaker
Ghada Shaker

Job title - Research Coordinator

My name is Ghada Shaker. I am Egyptian and married with one daughter. I graduated with a Mass Communication degree and was able to work in many places and experience several fields. I worked in the hotel management field as the Food and ... View profile

Zoe Shakespeare
Zoe Shakespeare

Job title - Operations Director

I have over 20 years of customer service and operational leadership, both in the UK and Europe, and always with an international context. I've worked in the ISC Research Head Office since 2014, providing training and expertise on the ISC ... View profile

Phoebe Shaw
Phoebe Shaw

Job title - Content Marketing Executive

As a new member of the marketing team since July 2021, my role involves running all social media channels, writing email copy, supporting marketing campaigns and all things content marketing. I have recently graduated from De Montfort ... View profile

Emeline Tissot
Emeline Tissot

Job title - Marketing Director

I started working in marketing in the education sector in 2006 when I joined the University of Oxford Saïd Business School’s degree programmes marketing team. I gradually learnt more about higher education and, later on, diversified into ... View profile

Janelle Torres
Janelle Torres

Job title - Research Manager - South East Asia

My career journey started in writing and shifted to education. Being an educator with specialization in early childhood education since 2009, my career led me to varied teaching opportunities in the Philippines and in Singapore. Prior to ... View profile

Luke Walduck
Luke Walduck

Job title - School Development Manager

I joined ISC Research in 2020 as the Head of Reports. In this role I worked closely with international schools to ensure that the reports being produced were able to meet schools’ needs. Now, as school development manager, I am able to work ... View profile

Leigh Webb
Leigh Webb

Job title - CEO

I joined ISC Research as CEO in 2016. I have a business background in finance, retail, sport and distribution, and was an Equity Analyst in the City of London for four years. I attended Charterhouse School and Durham University where I studied ... View profile

COLLABORATION

Research collaborations

ISC Research has long-established research collaborations with most of the leading international school associations and organisations. Through our research collaborations, we share data and intelligence and are able to develop a much deeper understanding of specific sectors of the international schools market. We are very proud to have such collaborations with the following organisations and associations:

CASE STUDIES

Insights from our clients

Learn more about the work we do with schools, education suppliers, higher education institutions and educational investors involved in the international schools market. 

EducatorsAbroad

EducatorsAbroad

Since 1978, a global network of professional educators at EducatorsAbroad have provided professional development for pre and in-service educators in over 1,650 national and international English medium schools in 95 countries. Read more

Wellington College International

Wellington College International

Clare Hillman is Director of Licensing for Wellington College International (WCI), a subsidiary of Wellington College which is a major public school in the UK. She explains how ISC Research supports WCI. Read more

OUR SERVICES

Services tailored to your needs

For Schools

Whether you wish to grow your community, develop your peer network, keep informed of best teaching and learning practice, or refine your development strategy, we will adapt our data subscription services and market intelligence reports to your needs.

For Education Suppliers

Develop your marketing and business development strategy with reliable and trusted market data and intelligence to inform your segmentation, lead generation, content marketing, community and relationship building. 

For Educational Investors

Overcome the challenges faced in your search for a school partner. We will support you through every step of your selection process, providing you with historic and current market data and intelligence, as well as expert advice.

For Higher Education

Enhance your market knowledge to build strong relationships with international schools. Identify influential organisations and contacts to recruit good fit international students, in terms of language and independent learning skills and mobility aspirations.

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We are dedicated and committed to supporting the broader international schools community by providing data, trends and intelligence. Since 1994, we have guided schools with their growth plans, informed investors on new school development, helped universities to engage with international schools, and advised education suppliers that are supporting the market.