Lesley-Ann Wallace joined Nord Anglia Education in 2005 after a successful international teaching career in the Middle East and Malaysia. Passionate about international education and broadening student horizons, Lesley-Ann was part of the founding team opening the British International School Shanghai, Puxi (BISS Puxi) before moving to Abu Dhabi as Principal of the British International School Abu Dhabi. In her four years in Abu Dhabi, Lesley-Ann was responsible for growing the school from 540 to 1500 students and leading the school through various school inspections and a highly successful IB Authorisation process.
Lesley-Ann returned to Shanghai in 2015 to lead Nord Anglia International School Shanghai, Pudong. She is passionate about putting the community into the heart of the school and fostering parental engagement with the learning process.
Lesley-Ann is a qualified school inspector as well as holding her NPQH (National Professional Qualification for Headship) and a Bachelor degree in Education.
Lesley-Ann is joined in Shanghai by her husband Noel, Director of Sport, and is the proud mum to her two children, Thomas, 13 and Ciara, 12. Thomas was born in Malaysia and Ciara was born in Kuwait, but they both call China their home, they truly are an international family.