Adam Patterson recently started as the general manager of the Woodland Preschools group in Hong Kong. Before joining Woodlands he was the head of Early Years at the Australian International School in Singapore. Mr Patterson has more than 20 years’ experience in education as a teacher and administrator, from Europe to the Middle East and Asia to South America. He is passionate about Early Childhood education and sees it as a solution to many of the world’s problems. A quality Early Childhood program can, in his opinion, change the world.
Although Australian, Mr Patterson and his family are very much citizens of the world; his wife is from the UK, his son was born in Malaysia and his daughter in China.
South China Morning Post is a leading global news company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record, with a growing correspondent staff across Asia and the United States. SCMP's vision is to “Elevate Thought” and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”. Additionally, SCMP publishes a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles in Hong Kong including Cosmopolitan,ELLE, Esquire and, Harper’s BAZAAR. SCMP is also home to Abacus, a digital news brand focused on China's tech industry; Inkstone, a daily news brief for those curious about China's growing impact around the world; and Goldthread, a content platform with a focus on food, travel and culture in China.