Headmaster Appointment

Headmaster Appointment

The Schools Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of David Laird as the Headmaster of The British School of Lisbon. Following a rigorous selection process, Mr. Laird was appointed from an exceptionally strong field of candidates.

Educated at the University of Durham, Mr Laird comes with an exceptional track record of success as the Headmaster of The British School of Beijing, as well as teaching and senior leadership positions in schools in Switzerland (Le Rosey), Asia and the UK.

Mr Laird will be overseeing the admissions and development of the school starting February in preparation of the school opening in September 2019. He is joined in Lisbon by his wife Hannah and son Sebastian.

You can meet with the Headmaster, ask question and discuss the admission process for your child(ren) easily by completing a School Visit form.

Trustee Jessica Ordovas commented: “We feel strongly that Mr. Laird has all the necessary attributes, skills and experience and the ideal leader to build a very strong school, focused on excellence. There are exciting times ahead for the School and will see the school cement a strong reputation for educational excellence.”

Speaking on his appointment, David Laird commented: “I am delighted and honoured to be appointed as the Headmaster of The British School of Lisbon. It promises to be an exceptional school, with an exciting future. My family and I are very much looking forward to the move to Lisbon and being part of the school and wider community.”