Executive Chairman, Brighton Education Group
Christopher Bell, BA, PGCE, MSc, is an international education business owner with a professional background in English Language Teaching with over 35 years’ experience in the business of international education as a teacher, university lecturer, teacher trainer, education materials developer, headmaster / principal and education leader mainly in Brunei, Malaysia, Spain, China, Laos, India, Singapore, Ireland, the UK and USA.
The Brighton Education Group, a Malaysian and ASEAN education organisation set up in 2008, has about 250 employees in Malaysia and China. Brighton runs education improvement projects for government schools, sets up, owns and manages international schools and preschools (including The International School at ParkCity in KL, International GCSE and A Level and English Language Programmes in Xuzhou, Changzhou and Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, and Brighton Early Learning and Literacy preschools in Malaysia), and provides supplementary education for students, adults, organisations, governments and corporate clients. Brighton is expecting to expand further in Malaysia and China and into Laos, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia and the UK with new private and international schools, language schools and government education improvement projects from 2015.