BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Gerry Shields is a native US citizen who also holds a Belgian passport.  Beginning his career in American independent schools, he moved to the international venue in 1986 and has been active internationally ever since.  Here are some background facts:

  • Degrees from Harvard (MEd), Tulane (MA), Washington & Lee (BA)
  • Assistant Head at The Asheville School (N.C.) and Collegiate Boys School (VA)
  • Headmaster, High School, International School of Brussels
  • Guidance Director, International School of Brussels
  • Vice Principal, High School, International School, Manila
  • Headmaster, The Koc School, Istanbul
  • Director, International School of Luxembourg
  • Interim Director, International School Hannover Region, Germany
  • Interim Director, Berlin Brandenburg International School
  • Consultant, International School Goteborg Region, Sweden
  • Interim Superintendent, Colegio International Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela
  • Interim Headmaster, Linden Hill School, Massachusetts USA
  • Interim Head of School, Sinarmas World Academy, Jakarta