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Dr. Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart

Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart, Ph.D., M.Ed., PDip, B.A. (Hons), founded the Brandon Learning Centre in 2006.

Previously Head of Training, Asia Pacific for Bloomberg LP, Jessica has extensive experience of teaching both in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. She acts as a consultant for parents and has successfully prepared students for entry to top tier schools in the UK, US and Australia. Jessica is active in a number of charities. Since 2000, she has been an Executive Board member and Chairman of the Fundraising Subcommittee of Helping Hand. During the 2008 Beijing Olympics, she served as a Sub-Committee member of the Hong Kong Equestrian Federation. In 2015, Jessica worked with the Duke TIP programme in Kunshan. Jessica holds a PhD from University of Durham where she researched the effects of ethos and curriculum on intercultural integration in UK boarding schools. She has advised a number of UK schools on their Asia strategies and recruitment. She has spent over a decade helping students to achieve their academic goals. In 2017 Jessica was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Oxford University and is a Governor of Downside School.

Christopher Bithell, MSc – Senior Manager, Strategic Operations

Senior Management Team - Strategic Manager

Chris holds a first-class master’s degree in Chemistry and is responsible for Brandon’s strategic operations and teacher recruitment. Chris advises on Brandon’s maths and science curriculum including 11+, 13+, and IGCSE and has extensive experience of the independent school admissions process, from initial application and preparation for ISEB Pretest/CAT4 examination, to school interviews and final entrance examinations. Chris is responsible for Brandon’s online teaching platform and customer systems, working with our strategic partners to integrate new technologies.

Emily Hudson, B.A. (Hons) – Senior Manager, Teacher Training and Curriculum Development

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Emily oversees Brandon’s extensive teacher training programme and spearheads our curriculum development which encompasses our innovative public speaking programme. Emily has devised a training programme which ensures our teachers deliver quality lessons and have opportunities for professional development. Emily works extensively on our external school programmes including our ISF Academy public speaking programme and our successful Brandon Influencers’ Forum which was attended by students from the UK, Hong Kong and Australia.