Assistant to the DirectorMs. Gan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at Shanghai Institute of Technology. After graduation, she spent over six years in Germany to pursue her further study in Chemistry at Chemnitz University and Stuttgart University. She has worked as an administrative assistant at another educational institution in Shanghai.
Director of Admissions and Marketing
Ms. Renee Gian has been an educator for nearly 20 years, teaching a variety of subjects throughout her career before becoming the Admissions Director of a large international school in Cairo. Originally from Buffalo, NY; Renee earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Canisius College and Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership for International Educators from the University of Northern Iowa. Renee began her career in international education in Alexandria, Egypt and then moved to Cairo where she spent 18 years before moving to Shanghai with her son. She enjoys working in dynamic, culturally diverse, and caring communities. So she is thrilled to be part of the WISS community especially during this very exciting time of growth.
Wai Ling Chiew
Admissions OfficerWai Ling Chiew is from Malaysia and has lived in China for 14 years. Prior to joining WISS, she helped develop and market tour packages in one of the leading Travel Agencies in Malaysia and later moved on to IT sales and marketing for a Multimedia company dealing with education equipment. Wai Ling is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay. She loves meeting and connecting with people and is excited to be a part of WISS family. She has two daughters who also attend WISS.
Admissions and Marketing OfficerBeilei Tang and was born in Shanghai. She accomplished her master degree in Marketing and Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. Beilei used to work for German company and has also lived in New York for two years, therefore, she loves to work in the multi-cultural environments and can be quickly adapted to changes. Beilei an easy-going person and loves to join a variety of activities to make her life more colorful. Joining WISS is a great opportunity for her to meet students and families which make her feel more energetic and young.
Admissions and Marketing OfficerAnnie comes from Shanghai and graduated from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine with a degree in Nursing. Prior to WISS, Annie has worked as a nurse in a local hospital and also as an Office Administrator at another IB international school in Shanghai. Annie enjoys meeting new people, traveling and doing yoga.
Marketing and Communication OfficerEve Song studied in Shanghai Normal University , has a dynamic work experience with a wide range of interests ; she has a deep love of children and finds lots of opportunities to work with families both during school and in her free time. Eager to help everyone in our warm community, she really enjoys being part of WISS.
Marketing Officer and Graphic DesignerParis is overjoyed to be WISS as Graphic Designer, having spent previous years in the same capacity at Shenzhen’s Shen Wai International School. She is excited to be working with the Marketing team on all the visual promotional media for WISS.
Marketing Officer and Graphic DesignerSutawan obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising in Bangkok and moved to Chicago to further her education completing her Master’s Degree in Integrated Marketing Communication. After four rewarding years working in marketing in Bangkok, she moved to Spain in 2007 and worked in the marketing field until she joined the British School of Navarra in 2010 working as a pre-nursery teacher assistant. In 2012 she joined WISS working first in the music team as an administrator and later on joining the marketing department. Sutawan is thrilled to be a part of the WISS!
Administrative ManagerMr. Ding received his BS from East China University of Science and Technology and completed the Master of Commerce at the University of Sydney. He has worked as a mentor in USYD Mentor programme to support and encourage a small group of new postgraduates in building personal networks and sharing experiences.
Xiao Lan Gu
Logistics ManagerMs. Gu brings to WISS the expertise she has developed in managing transportation and logistics through 12 years’ experience at other international schools. Xiao Lan is happy to join WISS and serve the needs of all its students and families.
Finance OfficerOriginally from Shanghai, Tina Jin graduated from Shanghai Normal University with a Bachelor Degree in Economics. She has worked in administrative aspects for several years and previously worked as a cashier for 4 years. She is very pleased and honored to be a member of WISS Community.
HR DirectorAlice Yu has been our HR Officer since September 2012. She enjoys working in this very diverse and international environment. Alice graduated from Shanghai Technical Urban Management College in 2010, and continued to pursue further study in Shanghai Jiao Tong University majoring in English in 2011. During college time, she often took part-time jobs. She found her passion in HR Management in her first job as junior administrative staff. To pursue her career in HR, she later went to work in the HR Department of a Foreign Service Company before joining WISS.
HR AssistantMs. Zhang graduated from Shanghai University with a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Management. She joined the WISS family in September 2013, to work in the Human Resource Department. She likes making friends and to take on new and different challenges. After years of working in Human Resource, she is still very passionate about the job and she feels very honored be part of the WISS Community.
HR AssistantMs. Zheng graduated from Shanghai University with a Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management. She worked for five years in an outsourcing service company in Shanghai before joining WISS. Kira likes traveling and baking and is very happy to be a member of this wonderful WISS family .
Director of TechnologyArlene was born in Northern Ireland and has worked in London, Spain, Holland, and Israel before coming to China. With a strong background in computer design and technology, Arlene has worked in the IT industry in the UK since 1995, teaching IT, managing projects and providing IT consultancy services to many Fortune 500 companies. Arlene prides herself on nurturing confidence, competence and creativity with technology. She enjoys leveraging technology to support the educational goals of the school. Arlene has a Bachelor of Art degree in Fine Craft Design and a Master of Science degree in Computing & Design from the University of Ulster. Her son Ethan is also part of the WISS family.
Head of IT SupportMr Xu graduated from Fudan University with a BA in Computer Science. He also holds a Microsoft Certificate of Software Engineering. Having joined WISS in 2007, he continues to work closely with the Director of Technology in overseeing and maintaining all aspects of the computer network at WISS, as well as providing technical support to staff and students and being a key member of the team responsible for the technical side of theatre productions and public events.
IT Support OfficerMr. Hua graduated from Shanghai University of Engineering and Science with a Bachelor’s in Material Science and studied at Shanghai Jiao Tong University majoring in Embedded 3G development and 3G engineering. He has been working in the IT field since 2009, having worked for HP where he received numerous accreditations
Yong Dong Liu
Technical AssistantMr. Liu is originally from Sichuan, but has been working at WISS since 2009. We are very pleased to have his help running our busy Tech Support Department.
Head LibrarianMrs. Leigh Collazo got her first library card at age five, when she quickly discovered that libraries were among her favorite places to be. She believes that warm, inviting, well-used school libraries are essential to nurturing lifelong learners. Leigh is a certified school librarian with a Master’s in Library Information Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts in English. She is also a certified secondary English teacher who previously taught seventh grade English. When she is not in the library, Leigh enjoys reading young adult fiction, roller skating, and watching Seinfeld reruns.
PYP Teacher LibrarianMs. Isolde Rosevear is British and Belgian by nationality but was raised in Asia, attending international schools in Malaysia and Japan. Isolde has a Bachelor’s degree in Combined Arts from Durham University, a Post Graduate Certificate in Library and Information Studies from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen and is currently completing her Post Graduate Certificate in Education from the University of Nottingham. Prior to joining the WISS community she served as an IB Teacher Librarian in Seoul and Hong Kong. Isolde loves travelling and discovering incredible new books.
LibrarianMs. Zhuang graduated from Shanghai Maritime University with a major in electronics engineering and took the library management course. She has worked as a librarian in one International School in Shanghai for about four years and gained a lot of experience. In 2008, Ms. Zhuang joined WISS as the Chinese librarian. She likes reading and stay with the children. She is very enjoying be the member of the WISS community and looking forward to contribute her skills and knowledge with students and colleagues.
Assistant LibrarianSandy comes from Shanghai. He studied English Literature in Shanghai International Studies University. He has been working as part of our wonderful Library Team for 2 years. He is passionate about books and helping students get the most from their library experience.
Assistant LibrarianMary graduated from Shanghai Second Polytechnic University majoring in Educational Technology. She worked for nine years in another International School in Shanghai before joining the WISS Library Team. She loves to work with children and feels fortunate to have the opportunity to share her experience with the WISS Community.
Assistant to the Secondary PrincipalTammy Xia received her Master’s degree in TESOL in the United Kingdom, and returned to Shanghai to begin her career in 2011. Prior to joining WISS, Tammy had worked as an administrative assistant for two years in another international school in Shanghai. In her spare time, she loves photography, traveling and experience new cultures, and is excited to be joining the WISS family.
Assistant to the Secondary PrincipalMs. Wang graduated from Shanghai University with a Bachelor degree in History. She joined the WISS family in June, 2014. She has worked as Secondary Assistant for 3 years. Then she spent one year in South Korea studying Korean. After one year of language studying she was back to her position in August. 2018. She is very happy to be a member of this wonderful WISS family again.
Assistant to the Primary PrincipalMs. Huang graduated from Shanghai University of Engineering and Science, majored in Material Science and also obtained teaching qualifications for primary school. After graduation, she worked as an English teacher as well as a class teacher in an international kindergarten for almost one year teaching the kids aged from 4 to 6. Following this, she was a customer relation in EF Huangpu School, as a fresh in sales field, her sales amount ranked 25 worldwide in January. Now, as a new member of WISS, she is looking forward to making friends with you and making great progress step by step with everyone’s help.
Primary Office AssistantSherry’s Chinese name is Dai Zhong Juan. She is from Beihai in Guangxi Province. She graduated from Guilin Institute of Tourism, and her major was Hotel Management. That was why after her graduation, she has worked with the Marriot hotel group and IHG for 4 years before joining WISS. This is a start to her new life as she is very happy and proud to be a part of the WISS team. She believes that no matter where she works, at a hotel or the school, to serve guests or to serve students, she wants to care about people like a family. Sherry believes understanding what others need in order to best meet their needs is the key to success.
Assistant to the Early Years PrincipalLily is Shanghainese. She has a bachelor’s degree in management with major in marketing and another bachelor’s degree in Arts with major in English. Before joining WISS, she worked in international schools in Shanghai over four years. She loves to work with young children and is very excited to start her new journey with Early Years Team.
Early Years Office AssistantLisa is from Changsha, Hunan, and has been living in Shanghai for the last 6 years with her husband and two daughters. Previously she worked in the food and beverage industry as a supervisor. Lisa enjoys spending time with young children so feels working at WISS is the perfect place to restart her career.
Nurse CoordinatorRoshiley holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and, as well as general nursing experience, has been a school nurse at another international school in Shanghai. With her team of nurses, Roshiley provides health support to the WISS community and coordinates between parents and school. Roshiley moved to Shanghai from the Philippines with her husband, Denes, and two wonderful boys, Mark and Charles.
School NurseMs Zhou graduated from North China Coal Medical University where she received a Bachelor of Nursing after finishing five years’ intensive training in nursing. She has worked as a nurse in a local hospital in Shanghai for three years and loves working with children at WISS
School NurseMs Lu graduated from TianJin Medical College with a degree in Nursing. She has worked at Quyang Hospital of Shanghai for over three years, mainly engaged in the Surgical Department, Internal Department and ICU. She also worked at another local hospital before joining WISS
Facility ManagerJessica Gu has a Master’s Degree in Accounting awarded by the University of New England in Australia. She is a member of CPA Australia. She has worked in many different industries: in trading, in education and in environmental, in both China and Australia. She attended the 18th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting held in Japan in 2010. She is pleased to be a part of WISS!
Purchasing OfficerMs. Luo joins us directly after having earned her degree in Biological Sciences at Huainan Normal University, Anhui Province, where she gained the outstanding student leader and Miyoshi students pacesetter and other honorary titles. We welcome her to WISS.
Store / Inventory ManagerSuzie has done several jobs, including sales, cashier and administrative work. This year she joined our school as a driver and also as an assistant in the school office. She is now attending East China Normal University to obtain a Bachelor of Traveling Management. Susie is very cheerful and has been a wonderful addition to our school office.
Performing Arts AssistantMei Huang is from the Guangdong Province in the south of China and has been working at WISS since 2013. As the Performing Arts Administrator, Mei is responsible for the organization and running of WISS’s very successful Instrumental Programme as well as the purchasing of all things Performing Arts, ranging from dance costumes to bubble machines.
Performing Arts AdministratorSteve is from Hastings, New Zealand and came here with his wife who works in primary at WISS. Steve came to be the Performing Arts Administrator for WISS by a ‘stroke of luck’ with the former Director of Performing Arts Anne Drouet and then Darren Scully. Steve spent 15 years in the construction industry prior to moving to Shanghai, but he enjoys the change and the challenges this role brings in a completely different environment. Steve has not only been behind the scenes but has also enjoyed a more front of house role and being on stage himself. He is a great risk-taker. His hobbies are mainly sports, especially Golf, Cricket and Touch Rugby, but also enjoys meeting new people from all walks of life.
Administrative AssistantAna Hu has been worked at WISS since 2013 and is the WISS Shop Assistant. Prior to joining WISS, she worked for many years in a German trading company as a sales representative. She has two daughters and enjoys cooking. She is so pleased to be a part of the WISS Community.
Sports AdministratorMs. Li Li is from Shanghai, China. She studied and worked both in Sydney and Shanghai in various areas service industries includes a consulting firm as the project Senior Executive. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business English. She has worked in various roles and departments in WISS and now she is in the PE department as a Sports administrator. Her hobbies include music and reading, in order to recharge and free her mind and soul. She also appreciates the nature and is always keen to explore and experience beauty and sincerity and gain understanding into diverse cultures throughout the world.
Visual Arts AssistantMs. Eva is originally from Gansu and has been working at WISS since 2006. She’s happy to support the busy Art Department and has been consistently devoted to making all our students creative artwork visible within the school and outside the school in local galleries or exhibition center throughout Shanghai.