Our goal is to meet the highest objectives of every school, teacher, student and parent, with an unwavering dedication to quality education, shared ideals and intercultural perspectives.
Board of Directors
Shanna Parry (formerly Shanna Mack)
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
In 2018 and 2019 Shanna was identified as top 30 in the Education category for Global Gurus among some of the worlds leading Education experts including Sir Ken Robinson, Eric Jensen, John Hattie and Robert J Marzano.
Shanna continues to travel extensively to meet the demands for her consulting expertise in administrative and teacher development, curriculum writing and language programs. Shanna has consistently delivered exceptional results for increasing and improving student achievement in all key areas, including language development, reading proficiency and writing skills.
In her role as Managing Partner of GSE she plays a key role in the day-to-day operations as well as pioneering creative models for international schools and providing groundbreaking training methods for directors, administrators, teachers, and students.
Co-Founder and CEO
Considered one of the premier experts in his profession, Greg has trained teachers and principals throughout the world in areas such as critical thinking, language development and leadership. His expertise in school start up projects, leadership and curriculum development, has made him a sought after authority in these disciplines.
Director of Education, Malaysia
As a certified examiner for both IELTS and TOEFL exams, Don possesses expert skills in the areas of student testing and placement. In addition, he has a proven track record of providing high-quality teacher training through his many presentations, workshops, and one-to-one mentoring. He still enjoys his first love – teaching – whenever time permits.
Don’s enterprises have taken him from the US to China, Japan, South Korea, and Thailand – and his travels extend to nearly 30 other countries. He is honored and excited to be currently based in Kuala Lumpur.
Steve has led several education projects in Australia and across the Middle East, working on behalf of institutions, NGOs and governments worldwide. He specializes in change management, performance improvement and has a proven track record in maximizing student achievement.
Steve is a proactive, positive and highly committed advisor with international educational reform, growth and transformation expertise.
Brent has worked as the Director for a top International Early Childhood Education Institution in China, overseeing campuses throughout China and also on the Leadership Team for a top level K-12 International School. Brent has achieved awards in both his construction projects and education work.
Upon graduating Duncan moved to Beijing to take up a role as marketing manager for a fixed gear cycling company, before moving into the education sector back in his native United Kingdom. Over the years Duncan has served in a wide range of roles from; Administration Assistant, Language Assistant and SEN Coordinator. In 2017 Duncan was hired as Marketing and Admissions Manager at GSE’s first school in Malaysia, Kingsgate International School. After more than 2 years of helping to set up Kingsgate from a building site to a functioning international school, Duncan joined GSE full time as a Project Manager.
Duncan currently works on GSE projects in Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar and India.