Marc grew up in Switzerland and in the Middle East. After earning a Masters degree in teaching Business, Economics, Accounting and Swiss Law from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, he moved to the United States to work for the Leysin American School (LAS) US Admissions Office outside of Boston. He completed his Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Administration from Columbia University in New York City. He returned to Switzerland in 2005 and led the LAS Admissions Department. In August 2009, he became Head of School, Managing Director of LAS. He now leads LAS jointly with his brother, Christoph, who is Head of Operations, Managing Director.

He has written and published on the topic of quality management and accreditation in schools. He teaches in summer at the Endicott College Masters Degree program. Marc serves on several boards: Swiss Federation of Private Schools, Aigle- Leysin-Col des Mosses Tourist Association, and Leysin Political Party (PLR Les Libéraux-Radicaux in French and FDP Die Liberalen in German).

Marc is married with one child. His wife, Stephanie, is one of the Leysin town doctors. He loves to travel, do alpine sports, read and spend time with family and friends.

Upcoming events

  • PYP Cluster Workshops

    14th and 15th April, 2018 hosted by International School Zurich North (ISZN), Zurich Announcing: Inquiry and the Additional Languages Teacher Approaches to Learning Encouraging Children’s Creative Instincts in the Classroom Dear Colleagues,We are...

  • Contemporary issues in pastoral education and care - A school focused perspective

    Wednesday April 18th 2018This one day conference for international schools in Switzerland will be held at Brillantmont International School, Lausanne. Registration Contact: Julianne Brown, Student Wellbeing & Pastoral Care CoordinatorBrillantmont International...

  • MYP Cluster workshop hosted by the Danube International School, Vienna

    18th and 19th May, 2018 MYP Individuals and Societies, Delivering the Curriculum (category 2) Dear colleagues, We are proposing to organize a cluster workshop for MYP Individuals and Societies, Delivering the Curriculum (category 2) at our school...

  • Physics for Non-Specialists Workshop

    Leysin American School Switzerland,  21st September 2018 10:00 - 22nd September 2018 16:00 An intensive, but fun, two-day physics teaching course for non-specalists. Delivered by experts in supporting physics education worldwide in a low stress, but...

  • ECOLINT Institute of Learning and Teaching

    Dear colleagues, We are pleased to inform you that all the courses offered by the Institute are now open for registration on the website. We draw your attention to the following courses: GEHOT: Gifted Education and High Order Thinking TYCEMC:...