Head of Development in Asia Pacific, International Baccalaureate
Stefanie Leong has over 11 years of experience in education management, and prior to that she worked in the various other industries including real estate development and hospitality. Stefanie joined the International Baccalaureate in February 2012 as the Head of Development and Recognition, Asia Pacific. Prior to her joining the IB, Stefanie was the Senior School Development Manager, East Asia at the University of Cambridge International Examinations, a department of the University of Cambridge, where she build and solidified relationships with government, schools and universities from Singapore to Mongolia.
As the Head of Development in International Baccalaureate Asia Pacific Global Centre based in Singapore, Stefanie oversees the development of schools interested in offering the IB programmes and becoming IB World Schools, along with managing the relationship between the IB and universities, governments, education authorities and associations. Though based in Singapore, the IB Asia Pacific’s Development function has colleagues strategically located in Australia, China, India, and Japan in order to locally strengthen relationships with key stakeholders and ensure the IB programmes are running align with the mission. The Development function also organises events such as the Recognition Forums, IB Community events and Orientation sessions in order to education and provide support to schools and for recognition and advocacy efforts of the IB.