Brian Cooklin is the Managing Director for Nord Anglia Education in India.
Previously the Founding Principal of the Nord Anglia International School in Hong Kong, Brian has also been the Principal of a British International school in Mexico City and of a school in his home country of Scotland.
Brian graduated from Glasgow University with a Master’s degree in History and English and obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Education, as well as various other diplomas and certificates.
In a teaching career of over 40 years, 25 of those spent as Principal, he was also elected as President of the Headteachers’ Association of Scotland, School Leaders Scotland and served on the UCAS Advisory Board. Brian was also a member of various educational working parties for the UK and Scottish governments. In addition, Brian has led various EU education projects and was a Council member of the International Confederation of Principals.
Brian is a popular conference speaker and workshop trainer as well as the author of many articles for Education journals and publications. A keen public speaker and debater, his other claim to fame was appearing as a contestant on BBC’s Mastermind quiz programme.