Executive Leadership


David Shi - Chief Executive Officer

David Shi was born and educated in China where he worked in a number of roles in education and business development. These positions include Lecturer at the prestigious Peking University and Resident Correspondent in Washington DC for the Peoples Daily Newspaper. Following this, David worked in international relations and foreign policy for the principle leadership in China and then as Deputy Managing Director for the China Star Development Co. Ltd.

David moved to Sydney, Australia in 1987 where he held a number of roles, including the East Asia General Manger for the Tyree Group and Senior Adviser to the NSW Government from 1990 to 1994. During the latter part of this period, David also took on the role of Country Director for EduGlobal, then operating under the banner of IDP China (IDP Education Australia). David held this role for 14 years before the EduGlobal network regrouped under the new brand of EduGlobal China.