Sean joined GEMS Secondary Years Education Leadership team in August 2019. Originally from the United States, Sean has been teaching in international schools for more than 20 years. He has been working and living in Singapore for the past 8 years and has extensive working experience as a University Counsellor and Academic Advisor in large international schools such as SAS and UWC. He is also an experienced MYP, IGCSE and DP History teacher, DP Theory of Knowledge teacher, and an IB DP examiner for both subjects.
Sean has been very active in global university conferences and initiatives, having chaired webinars and presented at a number of conferences with admissions officers from Columbia University, Toronto, King’s College London, the University of Southern California, Edinburgh, and Utrecht University. He has also co-founded Global University Counsellor Connect, the first college admissions seminar in Southeast Asia that brings university counsellors and admissions officers for an annual conference in Singapore.