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Administration of MSB
Our dedicated teams are the ones who work tirelessly to ensure that the school is a safe learning environment. Find out more about those who make MSB a truly remarkable place.
Benjamin Farrell
Benjamin Farrell
Head of School
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Ben is originally from the US. He graduated from Colby College with a double major in History and American Studies. He has a Graduate Certificate in Cross Cultural Conflict Transformation and Reconciliation from the School for International Training as well as a master’s degree in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Columbia University. He brings over seventeen years' experience in education from some of the top middle schools, high schools, and universities in the United States. His passion is in integrating education, multi-cultural issues, and leadership development. He is joined at MSB with his wife, Margareta Farrell. While not at MSB, Ben enjoys reading, coaching and spending quality time with his family. 

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Geraldine Solis
Geraldine Solis
Academic Head
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Geraldine is originally from the Philippines. She completed her master’s degree in psychology with a concentration in education from Walden University. Also, she holds a postgraduate certificate in special education. Geraldine brings over 19 years of experience in teaching and educational leadership as a program coordinator for the Rainbow Project in Hong Kong Academy and Sunshine House Preparatory School, as well as the program director for the Rainbow Model Center for children with autism and related developmental delays. During her time in Beijing, she serves as a consultant for learning support teams in various international schools, including MSB. Geraldine specializes in developing and delivering curriculum to enhance students’ knowledge base and ability to utilize knowledge in a real-world environment.  Her previous role as MSB’s Head of Learning Support department allowed her to build a strong rapport with students and colleagues based on knowledge, professionalism, and integrity.  Geraldine is highly lauded for her attention to detail, adherence to standards, and expert technical background. Her passion lies in sharing her knowledge and skills in the fields of special education and developmental psychology to other teachers and parents through workshops and conferences in China and across Asia. Geraldine has been at MSB for five years. While not at MSB, Geraldine enjoys reading books and traveling.

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Tony Bazen
Tony Bazen
Upper Division Head
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Tony is originally from the U.S. He has degrees from Louisburg College, Southeastern College, and a PGCE from the University of Leicester.  Tony has over 25 years’ experience in education, having been a teacher, coach, academic director, vice principal, and Head of School. He is passionate about teaching and helping students reach their potential. Tony is an avid sports fan, having played and coached American football, basketball, and baseball, and enjoys spending time with his wife Shirly, who is a native Beijinger.

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Jill Du
Jill Du
Operations Manager
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Jill graduated from Swinburne University of Melbourne, Australia. She has experience of working at several international schools in China for the past 15 years. She joined MSB in 2019 and wished she can be a great addition to the community.

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Leon Zhou
Leon Zhou
Senior Systems Manager
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Leon graduated from Beijing University. He deals with software, managing the student information system, school official website and other IT web services. He has been with MSB for over 2 years.

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Nick Wang
Nick Wang
IT Manager
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As MSB IT Manager, Nick is in charge of all technological issues about computer, printer, system, program, network and cooperates with teachers to make IT plan for students. He also trains teachers with efficient work program or system. He has been with MSB for 7 years.

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Our Teaching Staff
Our teaching staff is very seasoned and many faculty members have been at the school since its earliest years, giving a sense of stability and continuity to our school.
We recruit new teachers carefully, and emphasize teaching excellence above all else in this process. Our classroom teachers, both lead teachers and assistant teachers, are fully qualified, and have experience in their relative fields.