Matt Mills has been in education since 1984. He grew up in the pacific atoll where both his parents were running NZ outreach schools in Samoa and the Solomon’s. Matt attended Massey University gaining a B.ED and got his M.SC. Ed (Hons) from Walden University in the States. He has run schools in Auckland, NZ, Hong Kong, China, Shanghai China and Munich, Germany before being appointed Head of School at Bangkok Patana School, Thailand in August 2008. He is married and both of his sons have graduated from Bangkok Patana School and are attending universities in Melbourne Australia. Matt is currently on the ISAT, (International Schools Association of Thailand) Board and is in charge of membership. He is also Vice-Chair of FOBISIA, (Federation of British International Schools in Asia). He has been a CIS Chair on numerous occasions including conducting the very first series 8 edition in Australia working with a team of 18.