Founder & Chairperson
'Shi' means giving, 'Hua' means essences.
Ms. Kathy Shi (Hua) brings her vision of giving the essences of Chinese and Western education to children. With over twenty
years of experience in education, Ms. Shi and BIBS are committed to integrating China's education with Western education in supportive and stimulating environments.
Mr. John McBryde is an international education expert with over 40 years of experience in Education. He is a founder of ACAMIS and has served on the boards of education groups such as EARCOS and ACAMIS. He served as Director of Western Academy of Beijing for nine years.
He has worked on international accreditation projects with the council of International Schools (CIS), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
He has received a number of prestigious awards including from CIS for his service to international education and a Foreign Expert Award by Beijing government for his special contributions to education in China.