Meet The Team

Our head office is based at Wellington College in the UK.


Scott Bryan,WCI Managing Director

Scott joined Wellington College International in 2018 and has overseen WCI’s addition of 8 schools in the WCI family of schools. Scott is responsible for developing WCI’s schools’ business and critically to support our current partners as they build and grow successful Wellington College schools, as well as to ensure the reputation and quality of our establishments overseas.

Scott Bryan

Chris Woolf, WCI International Director

Chris helps to support and connect our schools and partners in China and Thailand. He provides academic leadership for our development plans in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and elsewhere to help grow our family of schools to further strengthen our network. He leads our school quality assurance process and is the host of the ‘Jetstream’ podcast on DukeBox Radio.

Chris Woolf

Clare Hillman, Director of Business Development

With a background in licensing and franchising, Clare comes from outside the education sector, and joined WCI from Starbucks Coffee Corporation in 2018.

Clare is responsible for developing WCI’s schools business, as well as developing and expanding our support capabilities and network strength.

Clare Hillman

Fiona Carter, WCI Director of Education (Primary and Early Years)

Fiona joined the Wellington International team in 2022 to provide specialist support in the Early Years and Primary schools within the group.  Speaking at international events and researching high quality and innovative practice across the world by visiting and collaborating with other schools will further enable the Wellington family to be of the highest standard.

Fiona Carter


Iain Henderson, Director of The Bridge, Wellington College; EdFest Co-Director

Iain has taught at Wellington since 1993, and is now Director of The Bridge, the new centre for Teaching, Learning and Research at Wellington College.

Iain is also Co-Director of the Festival of Education, delivering this inspiring annual event not just in the UK but also now in China, Thailand and the USA.

Iain Henderson


David Wilson, Academic Director, International Partnership Programmes, (Science), Wellington College

David was appointed to Wellington College in 2004 as Head of Chemistry and subsequently as Head of Science. For the past 9 years he has been International Academic Director and his role has been focused on International activities, particularly China. He is an IB examiner and school inspector of international schools.

David Wilson

Fiona Sutherland, WCI Head of Marketing

Fiona joined WCI in 2022, and is responsible for the WCI marketing strategy and execution, and for supporting our international partners in the development of the brand and marketing strategy in their regions.

Fiona Sutherland


Monica Bassan, WCI Projects Manager

Monica has completed her PRINCE2 Project Management qualification and is responsible for operation and projects management of all WCI business. Monica recently completed the Project Management of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Audit and Review of Wellington College, the first in its 160 year history.

Monica Bassan

Edwin Wai, Group Estates Bursar, Wellington College

Alongside his role as Estates Bursar for Wellington College and Director for the Wellington College Services Ltd, Ed also supports WCI and our Partners, with all aspects of the design and construction of our international schools, including ongoing facilities and operational matters.

Edwin Wai


Jane Clarkson, WCI Office Manager

Jane brings a wealth of administrative experience gained from working in similar independent schools over the past 10 years to the role of Office Manager for the Wellington College International Team. She is the main point of contact for the UK-based WCI team and oversees the logistics and operational elements of the day-to-day running of the office.


Ana Romero, Head of Sustainability, Wellington College

Ana Romero joined Wellington College in 2014. In her role at Wellington College as Head of Sustainability, Global Education Coordinator and Tutor.  She is responsible for building international partnerships, networking and collaboration with third-party organisations. She works closely with staff and students in planning, implementing and evaluating projects and initiatives that aim to develop new competencies and learning experiences on climate change, global education and sustainability.

Ana holds a B.A. in International Politics (University of Guadalajara, Mexico) and a M.Sc. in International Environmental Sciences (Lund University, Sweden).

Ana Romero





The team is also supported by Wellington College staff including:

  • James Dahl, 15th Master, Wellington College
  • Stephen Crouch, Chief Operating Officer, Wellington College
  • Delyth Lynch, Director of  Safeguarding
  • Katherine Baker, Director of Legal & Compliance
  • Lisa Thompson, EA to the Chief Operating Officer
  • Murray Lindo, Director of Wellington College Community and Director of Strategic Advancement
  • Naime Charlier, Director of EDI and Social Responsibility

We are also privileged to have the invaluable support and guidance from our Wellington College International Governors:

Helen Stevenson, MA
Felicity Kirk, LLB
The Rt Hon the Lord Strathclyde, CH
Jill May, BA