Originally from Perth, Australia, John O'Connor graduated from the University of Western Australia and has been involved in international education for 30 years. He has taught across several international curriculums and served in curriculum development and examination roles.
A Kenyan citizen by choice, he has lived and worked in Kenya for the past 25 years, the last 10 as the Head of Brookhouse School in Langata, Nairobi. He is keenly committed to the Round Square ethos at Brookhouse in helping to create local community partnerships that empower those in need.
He also currently serves on the international Board of Trustees for the Round Square organization as the Regional Director for Africa, as well as being a member of the G-20 group of Heads of eminent schools worldwide.