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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.

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Meet the team

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

Tony Atkinson
Tony Atkinson

Job title - International Field Researcher

I have joined ISC Research as a Consultant responsible for field research activities in China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Thailand. My journey into this role is fueled by an unwavering passion for international education, with a ... View profile

Chloe Bastable
Chloe Bastable

Job title - Client Services Executive

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 Executive

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

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

Ethel Borbolla
Ethel Borbolla

Job title - Data Researcher

Prior to joining ISC Research, I worked as an Independent Contractor in US-based companies, with the role focused on project coordination. I was also part of a medical insurance company in Qatar for over five years, handling prior ... View profile

Bryan Briones
Bryan Briones

Job title - Full Stack Developer

I joined ISC Research in 2023 as a Full Stack Developer, responsible for implementing new application improvements and modern system upgrades across different systems and reports. With 10 years of experience in the IT industry, I have gained ... 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

India Cannon
India Cannon

Job title - Social Media and Events Assistant

As the Social Media and Events Assistant I support the marketing team in creating and scheduling social media posts as well as monitoring engagements. I also assist in planning and running events which happen both virtually and in person. I ... View profile

Lou Casalan
Lou Casalan

Job title - Data Engineer

I joined ISC Research in 2023 as a Data Engineer. My role involves establishing data pipelines to support the integration of innovative solutions. My expertise lies in data manipulation, crafting ETL workflows, and introducing automation. ... 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

​Glenn Chua​
​Glenn Chua​

Job title - Full Stack Developer

As a Net Developer with 8 years of diverse IT experience, my expertise lies in software development and database designs. I am responsible for our Data and ISC Outreach website developments and enhancements. Throughout my career, I have ... View profile

Freddie Cloke
Freddie Cloke

Job title - Head of Schools Development

Freddie is the Head of School Development at ISC Research, who is responsible for originating new international school development and acquisition opportunities. He advises Education Investors, Real Estate Developers, School Operators, School ... View profile

Patricia Daplas
Patricia Daplas

Job title - Data Analyst

In my role as a Data Analyst at ISC Research, I am involved in the collection, cleaning, and analysis of data to provide valuable insights as well as suggestions to clients and/ colleagues as needed. I presently have more than 3 years of ... View profile

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

Sam Estebanez
Sam Estebanez

Job title - Business Development Manager

Sam is a Business Development Manager at ISC Research. His professional background is originally from Education supplier organisations, ranging from leading SaaS companies to consultancy services in the international school space. Sam has spent ... View profile

Constance Evans
Constance Evans

Job title - Finance Executive

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

Ana Gonzales
Ana Gonzales

Job title - Sales Support Administrator (Schools)

My previous roles revolve around the customer service industry in different businesses over the course of my career. I have experience in both internal and external communication with clients on different platforms. This has led me to join ... 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

Adam Gray-Sims
Adam Gray-Sims

Job title - Communications Specialist

As Communication Specialist within the Marketing team, I am involved in all aspects of external and internal communications at ISC Research. This includes copywriting white papers, editing the International School Leader Magazine and producing ... View profile

Katie Hebbes
Katie Hebbes

Job title - Business Development Manager

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Tash Hingston
Tash Hingston

Job title - Content Marketing Manager

As a member of the marketing team since June 2022, my role includes social media management, website content management and SEO, helping towards managing communities and events - all things content marketing! I graduated from Cardiff ... 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

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

Paola Leyson
Paola Leyson

Job title - Field Research Administrator

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

Sophia Lippeatt
Sophia Lippeatt

Job title - Operations Executive

I recently joined ISC Research as Operations Executive, where I’ll be helping optimize day to day operations. I’ve held internship positions in all types of organizations, from embassies, to global corporations, to startups, and have found I ... 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

Karla Magluyan
Karla Magluyan

Job title - QA Specialist

I'm an experienced Software Functional Specialist for over 12 years, where I have dealt with different industries. Now, I'm working as a QA at ISC Research and am grateful to contribute my skills and knowledge on the test process. On the ... 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

Cliff Moon
Cliff Moon

Job title - I.T. & Security Manager

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

Elena Mora
Elena Mora

Job title - International Schools Field Researcher

I have joined ISC Research as a consultant to support the field research team in Europe and Latin America. My job consists of connecting with school leaders and other stakeholders and collect key data and intelligence about the international ... View profile

Sarah Nand-lal
Sarah Nand-lal

Job title - Sales Development Representative

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 - India

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

Hannah Pearce
Hannah Pearce

Job title - Head of Marketing and Communications

My role includes leading the Marketing Team, developing the overall marketing strategies and plans, and supporting my team with events and marketing campaigns throughout the year. I have a passion for International Education and have worked ... View profile

Trisha Pedrajas
Trisha Pedrajas

Job title - Sales Support Administrator - Commercial

My role as a Commercial Sales Support Administrator within ISC Research revolves around providing administrative support in the Sales Team in various task. It is focused on gathering contact information and helping the sales team find leads. I ... View profile

Rhea Marie de Pedro
Rhea Marie de Pedro

Job title - International Schools Research Assistant

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

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

Kateryna Repina
Kateryna Repina

Job title - International Schools 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

Dennise Reyes
Dennise Reyes

Job title - Data Manager

As a Data Manager at ISC Research since July 2023, I have critical responsibilities in data governance, data quality, datasets, and reporting. My expertise in data analytics spans various domains, including telecommunications, marketing, ... View profile

Rachel Rogers
Rachel Rogers

Job title - Head of Sales

I have over 25 years’ experience in the education sector having spent most of my career working in Edtech, supporting schools to realise the benefits of technology to support teaching and learning. Before Joining ISC Research I led an ... View profile

Princess Sabido
Princess Sabido

Job title - CRM Data Officer

Prior joining ISC Research, I worked for a global provider of professional information solutions as a Lead Generation Specialist. I also had an experience working in an Food Manufacturing company in the Philippines. As a wife and a mom, I ... 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

Jeanne Sartorio
Jeanne Sartorio

Job title - Client Services Administrator

Customer service holds a special place in my heart. My journey in this field began at a retail company in the Philippines, where I dedicated five years to honing my skills. This experience greatly enhanced my interpersonal abilities, which I ... View profile

William Saville
William Saville

Job title - Business Development Manager

Will is a Business Development Manager at ISC Research. With over a decade’s experience of working in the global education sector, predominantly for assessment and EdTech suppliers, Will has worked with schools, school groups, associations, ... 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

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

Sami Yosef
Sami Yosef

Job title - ​Head of Global Research

With over a decade in the international education sector, I am honoured to take on the role of Head of Global Research. My journey with the team began in 2013, contributing to the Reports and Field Research teams until 2018. Subsequently, I ... View profile

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. 

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

In 2023, Minnesota State University, Mankato ranked 8th in international student population among master’s institutions in the United States. Hear from Alissa Morson, the Director of International Recruitment and Communications, on how ... Read more

Cambridge School of Bucharest

Cambridge School of Bucharest

Integrating ISC Research analysis has significantly enhanced our overall strategy, encompassing benchmarking leading schools and conducting risk analysis on unseen threats. 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.