Executive Leadership Team

Michael Farley Head Master

Originally from the North of England, Mick Farley gained his degree in Psychology from the University of Nottingham before embarking on an adventurous odyssey, skiing, sailing and climbing around the world. During this period he began instructing outdoor activities and developed a passion for working with young people in challenging situations. In 1990 he completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Education in the UK, and commenced his teaching career in a socially deprived area of West Yorkshire. By the mid 90s Mick was working as a ‘Schools Effectiveness Officer’, training teachers and developing curricular in Mathematics and Computing. In 1998 he was appointed to his first headship.  He has subsequently led schools in the Middle East, Japan, Southern Europe and South East Asia. Currently in his twentieth and final year of headship, he will leave Harrow Bangkok in June 2018 to become director of strategic development for the Harrow group in Asia.

Tim Jefferis Second Master

Tim Jefferis read Geography at Nottingham University, where he also completed his PGCE. He taught at Warwick School before being appointed Head of Geography at Uppingham School. After nine years at Uppingham, the last five as a House Master, he was appointed Deputy Head (Academic) at Oswestry School. He arrived as Second Master at Harrow Bangkok in August 2017. As Second Master he has responsibility for the day-to-day running of the school including all extracurricular matters, pastoral coordination, the calendar, major events, compliance issues and boarding.

Elizabeth Hammond Director of Development

Elizabeth Hammond grew up and worked in rural Nottinghamshire, but in later years spread her wings (and gained a passion for working with teenagers) from Australia, Shropshire and then Cambridge. Her work has been in school boarding, where she gained a unique reputation for the effectiveness of her approach. In Cambridge she ran boarding at the St John's College School, especially with the choristers of their world-famous chapel choir. Harrow Bangkok beckoned and over the best part of a decade she developed the boarding houses which are now the envy of schools across Asia. She became Director of Development in 2013, where her relentless commitment to the ethos, reputation and achievements of the school as a whole are given full rein.
Joanne Khanteetao Director of Human Resources

Jo graduated with a degree in Design from Winchester School of Art and then returned to study for her PGCE at the University of Brighton. After initially working in the UK, and a brief period of travelling and volunteering in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Jo arrived in Thailand, where she worked in other international schools, including St Johns and St Andrews. She joined Harrow Bangkok in 2002 in the Early Years and later became the Head of Early Years. In 2013, she became the Deputy Head of Lower School and more recently has made a career change into Human Resources (HR). Jo is now the Director of HR and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the HR Department.
Mathew Rees Director of Operations

Mathew studied Business Studies at the University of Wales, Swansea where he also gained his PGCE. Following a number of years in the commercial and educational sectors in the UK, Mathew joined Harrow Bangkok in 2004. Having experienced a number of academic leadership roles at the School, he became Business Director in 2010 and subsequently, Director of Operations in 2012. In his current role, Mathew leads the execution of the strategic development plan for the school’s expansion project HBuild. His responsibilities also cover all aspects of campus services to deliver educational services.  Mathew holds a number of qualifications in health and safety and is training towards Chartered Surveyor status with RICS.
Nicholas Prockter Head of Lower School

Nicholas Prockter was educated at Roehampton in London. After a brief spell as a broker at Lloyds of London he began his teaching career in the late 1990s. Nicholas became a primary head in the UK in 2004 and went on to successfully lead three schools in South East London and become accredited as a National Leader of Education (NLE), a role whereby he provided leadership support for many other schools. Through this work, Nicholas became one of the first heads to form and lead a National Teaching School in the South East region.  Nicholas moved to Harrow Bangkok with his family in 2014 and is responsible for the running of our Lower School (EYC and Pre Prep).

Jonny Liddell Head of Upper School

Jonny Liddell read Natural Sciences at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and completed his PGCE at King’s College, London. He started his career in the state sector in London before working as Head of Science and then Assistant Head of Upper School at the British School in Tokyo, followed by Deputy Head (Academic) at the British School of Milan. He has been Head of Upper School at Harrow Bangkok since 2015. Jonny is a fellow of both the Chartered College of Teaching and the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors.

Neil Mollison Director of Finance

Neil graduated in engineering from Aberdeen University and completed a one-year postgraduate engineering programme at Cambridge University. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Pricewaterhouse Coopers and has over 25 years global financial management experience, mainly in the oil & gas sector having worked for companies such as ExxonMobil and BG Group plc. For the past five years he also performed governor roles for a non-profit British international school in Thailand. Neil joined Harrow Bangkok in 2017 and is responsible for all finance related matters, as well as serving as the Secretary to the Board of Governors.