Rachel Cannon is originally from Yorkshire in the United kingdom. She graduated from London University with a BSc honours degree in Biology. She then studied for her PGCE in the UK and took up her first teaching post at a large comprehensive school in Milton Keynes UK. She then travelled to Botswana to teach science in a government school and subsequently discovered International school teaching.
She has taught middle and high school science in: Sandford community school in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, Anglo American school of Sofia in Bulgaria, International school of Tanganyika in Tanzania and the Bavarian International school in Germany. She joined ISG as the Head of science at DBGS in 2012 and is currently studying for her Masters in Educational Leadership from Buckingham University UK. She is now Vice Principal of DBGS senior school.