Chris Edwards

Senior Advisor

After over a decade of teaching in the UK and overseas, Chris spent 18 years leading schools in the UK, Asia and New Zealand before joining RSAcademics. His experiences over the last twenty years include running one of the world’s largest international schools, and sitting on and setting up governing bodies in three continents.

After attending Merchant Taylors’ School in Liverpool, Chris won a scholarship at Oxford and graduated with a First Class degree in English Language and Literature. Following teaching spells in Australia and the UK, Chris became Head of English in St. Paul’s School, Sao Paulo, Brazil, before becoming Deputy Head at Stowe for six years. Two Headships followed: Bromsgrove in the UK for ten years (2,000 pupils)  and UWCSEA in Singapore for five (5,500 pupils). Chris also sat on the UWC International Board for four years during which time four new schools were established. On leaving UWCSEA, Chris became one of the founders of Green School International and was founding CEO of the New Zealand Green School where he took the School through accreditation and established the first board.

Now back in the UK, Chris brings deep and broad experience to the International Appointments team.