Directly Elected Parent Governor
Term of Service: from 9 December 2019 to 8 December 2022
Ms Jodie Coutts has lived in Hong Kong since 2000. She holds a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) and Bachelor of Laws and is admitted as a Solicitor in the High Court of Hong Kong and the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia. Prior to joining the ESF Board of Governors, Jodie was the Chief Legal Officer, and responsible for the legal, compliance and risk functions at a group of 66 schools with campuses across 29 countries.
Jodie’s three daughters have been happy ESF students since joining Hillside kindergarten and are now at Bradbury and South Island Schools. Jodie is currently consulting on governance-related issues for FWD Insurance. She is a graduate of the International Directors Course of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.