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Leo Ackerman

Head of Operations

Leo oversees operations at Copperfield, striving each day to ensure that the student, staff and parent experience is smooth and easy.  ​Leo teaches History and English to our secondary students, as well as supporting the admissions team and the school's relationship with its local and international community.

Leo grew up in London before moving to Verbier in December 2020. He lives in the forest above Verbier and can be found running in Spartan Races, watching and talking about Anthony Bourdain, and playing the guitar. ​

Prior to Copperfield, Leo studied for a BA in History at the University of Oxford, and taught at excellent schools in London and Cape Town before working on election campaigns in the United States and political documentaries in the United Kingdom. 

Leo speaks English fluently, and French and Spanish to an intermediate level.

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