SPAN FOUNDER & ADVISOR
Douglas W. Ota
Doug Ota is a child psychologist, researcher, and specialist in how transitions affect people.
THE SPAN GOVERNING BOARD
Valérie Besanceney (MA, MEd) is an international education and transition consultant, passionate about helping families thrive through transitions.
Jane Barron (MEd) is an educational consultant specialising in student cross-cultural transitions.
With over 20 years of experience in school marketing and admissions, Catalina Gardescu led the Admissions, Communications and External Relations Department at the American International School of Bucharest for 9 years.