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LIS Leadership Team

Dylan Hughes

DIRECTOR

Our School Director, Dylan Hughes, often referred to by students and parents as ‘Mr. Dylan’, believes student voice is integral to our school culture and community. Despite the numerous demands and responsibilities of a Director’s role, engaging with students keeps him focused on the things that matter most.

Grant Rogers

SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

Grant Rogers joined LIS in 2018, after serving in leadership and teaching roles in Mumbai, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Monaco. He is shown here conversing with Secondary students about designing wall art and reading to Primary students during Family Reading Night.

Chris Boreham

PRIMARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

Chris Boreham is originally from South Australia and joined LIS in 2015. He was a teacher and school leader in both Australia and Thailand before moving to Luanda. He is the father of two, with both of his adult children having participated in, and completed, the IB PYP, MYP, and DP programmes. Mr. Chris is passionate about ensuring student learning is an inspiring, meaningful and positive experience and is shown here working with Year 3 students who are developing their writing skills.

Jonah Rosenfield

SECONDARY DEPUTY PRINCIPAL

Mr. Jonah believes that every student has the ability and right to learn; that students learn best in a caring and supportive community. As the supervisor of the Secondary Well-being Programme, Mr. Jonah actively seeks student voice in creating a positive school culture. He is shown here (on the left) getting student feedback on inclusive bathroom signage from members of the Secondary Human Rights Club. Mr. Jonah practices stepping out of his own comfort zone at least twice per week as the assistant coach of the LIS Lions JV soccer team.

Rene Bradford

IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Ms. Bradford is the IB Diploma Programme Coordinator, a teacher of Economics, and a contemporary dance enthusiast. Fully committed to her DP students, she provides pastoral care, mentorship on life skills, and she coordinates the LIS graduation. Ms. Bradford is shown here explaining how the price mechanism fails to allocate resources efficiently.

Catherine McCann

IB MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Cathy McCann is originally from Scotland but has been teaching internationally for over 20 years. This has taken her to schools in Botswana, Spain, Portugal and Hong Kong before joining LIS in 2013. She is an MYP and DP visual art teacher and was the Leader of Learning for the Arts before becoming the MYP coordinator at LIS. She is passionate about creativity, enjoys inquiry, encourages student leadership, loves outdoor education and being part of the LIS community. Her 3 children have also attended IB world school.

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Lindsay Doughty

PRIMARY DEPUTY PRINCIPAL

Lindsay Doughty, originally from the United States, joined the LIS community in 2019 after working in schools in New York, South Korea, and Dubai. She is passionate about developing a love of learning in all students, particularly in math and science. She can be seen here working with Early Years students who are learning through various forms of building and play.

Julie Ranger

IB PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Ms Julz Ranger is an Australian who has been working in the international school system for 10 years. She started at LIS in 2018 and recently transitioned into the role of PYP Coordinator. Prior to living in Angola, she worked in a large IB World School in Hong Kong. Ms Julz works with teachers across the primary school to plan, deliver and assess engaging curriculum that is aligned with the school mission, vision and values as well as the guidelines of the IB. Ms Julz has particular interests in primary literacy and wellbeing and she loves being part of the LIS Learning Community.

Andrew Smith

CO-CURRICULAR PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Andy Smith coordinates the after school activities (ASAs), advanced sports/arts programmes, local camps and international trips for the LIS community. He strives to continually develop the co-curricular programme to empower and inspire students by providing balanced opportunities that support and extend the curriculum. Mr. Andy values perseverance, commitment and student leadership, which are embraced and celebrated throughout the co-curricular programme.

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Augusto Delgado

BUSINESS & FINANCE PRINCIPAL

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HUMAN RESOURCES PRINCIPAL

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Mila Barradas

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATOR