John Gwyn Jones

John started his working career in banking (The Midland Bank – or now HSBC) before pursuing his
teaching qualification at The University of Wales, Trinity College in Carmarthen.
He took up his first appointment as a teacher in 1976 (wow – 47 years ago!!)
In 1986, John embarked on his International career in teaching/leadership,  initially in Hong Kong, and has
since worked in Malaysia, Indonesia and Laos. He now works out of Bangkok in Thailand as the
inaugural CEO of FOBISIA (Federation of British International Schools in Asia) which has a
membership of nearly 100 premier British International Schools across 18 countries in the continent of Asia.
John has received awards for his passion and dedication in promoting British international education from Ms Julia Gillard, previous
Prime Minister of Australia, Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith, The President of Lao PDR, and in the 2020 New years Honours
list, John was awarded an MBE by Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his services to
International Education overseas.