Russel is originally from Edmonton, Canada. Russel was fortunate that his first international job was teaching DP Physics and now he is in his 20th year with the course. He has also taught IGCSE Science and MYP Science. Russel authored the 2nd edition of MYP Physics 4/5 for the International Student. When not working or spending time with his family, Russel enjoys playing and designing board games.