Niki has worked in the field of Education for over 20 years and has held a range of different teaching and leadership positions in the UK and overseas. She has combined her passion for teaching with her love of travel by working on diverse development education projects in China, Vietnam and Eritrea and assuming middle and senior leadership positions in excellent international schools in Spain and Thailand. Niki has joined BISS Puxi for a new challenge after a successful 5 years as Head of Primary at The British School of Bratislava, Slovakia.
Niki has a BEd (Hons) from Edinburgh University, Post Graduate (Primary Education) from Strathclyde University, a CELTA qualification (Edinburgh) and is currently studying for an MA in International Education.
Niki is very active and enjoys a wide range of sports, especially walking, swimming and yoga. She has coached many sports teams and gets great satisfaction from motivating young people to challenge themselves through sport and outdoor education. As a fanatical knitter and crafter, she likes to express her creativity and always has a project on the go. Niki is joined in Shanghai by her husband and 2 daughters, both of whom are happy students at BISS Puxi.