Christo has spent over twenty years teaching and working as an administrator in South Africa, Australia, China, Portugal, Hong Kong, Georgia, and Russia. During the past three years, he worked as a University Guidance Counsellor in China. He has extensive experience of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and International General Certificate of Secondary Education qualifications; overseeing and supporting student activities and admissions. Christo has a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of South Africa and a Higher Education Diploma from the Teachers’ Training College in South Africa. He is currently completing his Master of Business Administration Degree.
Christo is a firm believer that children learn best when teachers support their students' academic needs and focus on helping them develop socially and emotionally. He is a qualified counsellor and international educator with proven teaching, guidance, and counselling skills. Most importantly for this role, he possesses a strong track record in placing students at top universities worldwide.
Christo loves to stay active by playing golf and tennis, and exploring new and exciting places outside the classroom. He is joined in Shanghai by his son Xavier, leaving his wife in the Netherlands and his two daughters, Elne and Marizelle, in Australia.