EduReach is a specialist in exporting premium British education. The team provides full operational capability and the critical interface between the UK Independent School and the local partner. EduReach provides global best practice in education style, ethos and curriculum, which blends into a cutting edge local educational product.
Its personnel are able to provide full pre-operational services, including teacher recruitment, school design, curriculum development and exam board certification.
RICK JOHNSON – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Rick is a BSc Hons graduate from London University and a governor of Cranleigh School. He introduced Cranleigh School to Abu Dhabi and was a key member of the project team, which successfully opened on Saadiyat Island in September 2014 with 659 students. He has successfully agreed partnership deals for Hurtwood House School to open schools across China in partnership with Elite K12 Education. Previously, he founded Terema Limited, an educational company, providing services to the UK’s National Health Service across approximately 200 hospitals in the UK. Rick is also a trustee of the MCC Foundation at Lords Cricket Ground.
GRAEME FISHER – CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Graeme is an award winning British architect specializing in school design and delivery having designed and delivered nearly twenty schools in the UK, Europe, US, Far East and Middle East. Graeme led the team which designed Cranleigh Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining EduReach, Graeme was Director of Design and Infrastructure at GEMS Education, responsible for the design direction of their schools globally. His skills and experience allow EduReach to provide a turn-key service in all aspects of overseas school design, project management and delivery.
MARTIN CLARK – PRE-OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Martin has been the founding principal of several new schools in the UK and Middle East, most notably GEMS Wellington International School, Silicon Oasis, Dubai, which opened with 1100 students on day one in 2011. He was subsequently appointed as the global Director of pre-operations for GEMS Education, and led the team that was responsible for the successful opening of 12 new schools and major extensions in 2013 across Europe and the Middle East.
JOHN WITHERIDGE – ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
John Witheridge, a Cambridge graduate, retired as Headmaster of Charterhouse in 2014 after seventeen highly successful years. Before Charterhouse he was Head of Religious Studies at Marlborough, Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Conduct (Senior Chaplain) at Eton. He is the author of two biographies and is researching a third.
GUY WALLER – ACADEMIC DIRECTOR, CHINA
An Oxford graduate, Guy has been in education for forty years. He was Head of Chemistry and a Housemaster at Radley College, Headmaster of Lord Wandsworth College and then Headmaster of Cranleigh School for seventeen years. He is a former advisor to the Minister of Education and is regarded as one of the leading Headmasters in the United Kingdom. Guy has written four books for OUP and Hodder & Stoughton.
SEREN WATERS – OPERATIONS MANAGER
Seren, a Durham University Graduate, completed two years of teaching at a London primary school as part of the Teach First Leadership Programme, having previously taught Geography at Cranleigh School. Before qualifying as a teacher, Seren was a professional cricketer contracted to Surrey County Cricket Club for two seasons. He represented Kenya at the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. He also has one year’s experience as a consultant with Burns Carlton, a global executive search firm based in London.
SZE-TING LEE – EDUCATION PROGRAMME MANAGER
Sze-Ting graduated from Nottingham University with a first-class degree in Industrial Economics, before completing a PGCE and an MA in Educational Leadership. Sze-Ting began her professional journey in the education sector as a secondary school mathematics teacher on the Teach First programme. During her time in teaching, Sze-Ting was appointed Director of her school’s Aim Higher programme, which provided Gifted & Talented students with the support they required to access the country’s best universities. Sze-Ting has an NPQML and she is also a Specialist Leader in Education (SLE); she has delivered consultancy services on Curriculum Development and Teaching & Learning in underperforming schools.