Our Leadership

Marco Longmore

Head of School

Mr. Marco Longmore joined Stamford as the Head of School in January 2023. He brings over 30 years of international teaching and leadership experience, including three headships across the UK, Dubai, and Guangzhou, China, where he established and led some of the most prestigious schools within the UK and international independent education. Marco has served […]

Teresa Foard

Secondary School Principal (Grade 6 to 12)

Ms. Teresa Foard joined Stamford in 2020 from the International School, Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) in Vietnam, a Cognita school, where she served as the Assistant Principal and IB DP Coordinator. Originally from Australia, she has held leadership positions in Australia, England, Vietnam, Lao PDR and Germany.

Rae Lang

Elementary School Principal (PP to Grade 5)

Ms. Lang is a seasoned Cognita educator with 17 years of early childhood and elementary education curriculum expertise. She has 12 years of international experience as a principal in New Zealand, England, Vietnam, and Hong Kong. She has worked as Deputy Head of School at the International School Saigon Pearl Ho Chi Minh City and [...]

Alan Erickson

Student Welfare and Safety Principal

Alan has been working at Stamford American School Hong Kong since we first opened back in August of 2017. He joined us from another member of the Cognita Schools Group, The Australian International School in Singapore, where he worked as a Physical Education and Mathematics Teacher for five years. Alan has been involved at Stamford American School in a number of capacities during his time here. He started as a Physical Education Teacher and CCA Director and has since moved into his current role of Safety and Student Welfare Principal where his first priority is to support the Health and Safety of our Stamford School Community.

Qian Wang

Deputy Principal - Languages, Culture and Student Support

Ms. Qian Wang, a founding member of StamfordHong Kong since 2017, joined us from our sister campus in Singapore. With a Master’s degree in teaching Mandarin as a foreign language, she has extensive experience in teaching and leading Mandarin teaching teams at international schools offering the lB and American curriculum. Passionate about personalized learning, Qian has implemented successful strategies to elevate student achievement. In addition to overseeing high-quality language education at Stamford, she also supports students in their social-emotional development.

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