David Laird is the Head of School of ICS London located in the very heart of the city and delivering the International Baccalaureate (IB) across the entire 3-18 age range, over the past 40 years. With over twenty years of experience in both the UK and international education sector, David Laird is a passionate leader with a drive to develop outstanding schools. In the early part of his teaching career, he was seconded as an advisory teacher. After moving abroad, he eventually began working for Nord Anglia Education, first as Head of Primary for the British School of Guangzhou, China, and later as Principal for The British School of Beijing. Most recently, he was responsible for the establishment of a brand new international school in the heart of Lisbon, Portugal's capital city. As a parent himself, he understands how important choosing the right school for your child is. Education is the greatest gift we can give to our children, providing them with the right tools they need to succeed in life.