Our School Principals
Principal, The British School of Chicago
Formerly Head of three schools, including a posting to Canada as an Exemplar Head, Mike was appointed Head of British School of Chicago in 2001. As Founding Head, Mike has driven the development of the school, earning the school a reputation for excellence and high standards.
Principal, The British International School Budapest
Andrew will be joining Nord Anglia Education in August 2013 as Principal of The British International School Budapest. Andrew is an experienced international educationalist and has been a school leader and teacher for nearly 30 years.
Principal, The British School of Washington
David studied English and History at Jesus College Cambridge, graduating in 1981. He has over 20 years of school leadership experience having been a school leader at Burnholme Community College in York and Head at Rossington All Saints School in Doncaster for a total of 17 years.
Principal, The British School of Houston
Stephen has taught in schools all over the world including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Nigeria, The Cayman Islands and in the UK. He has over 12 years of Senior Leadership experience, moving from Headship in a large outstanding secondary school in London to lead the British School of Houston in 2009.
Principal, The British School of Boston
Paul is a graduate of King’s College/LSE with an M.A. from the Institute of Education, London.
He held teaching and leadership positions in England, Canada and Brunei and was Director of The British School, Rio de Janeiro, for 18 years where the school grew from 600 students to over 2000 students.
Principal, International College Spain
Jeremy has spent 22 years in international education following spells in government service and small business. A passionate internationalist with degrees in International Relations, Jerry began his career in education in the UK in one of the first state schools to offer the IB Diploma Programme.
Acting Head of School, La Côte International School
Alison has been Head Teacher at La Côte International School since 2008 and is currently Acting Head of School. Alison’s teaching career spans 25 years, both in the UK and in Switzerland, and began at a Primary School in the North West of England.
Principal, Compass International School, Al Khor
Robert Graves is presently Principal of Compass International School, Al Khor in Qatar. Rob has been working in education for the past 13 years; nine of those were spent teaching and leading in inner city London schools during which time he researched and wrote a PhD thesis in educational psychology
Principal, The British School of Beijing, Shunyi
Andy will be joining Nord Anglia Education in August 2013 as Principal of The British School of Beijing, Shunyi. Andy has taught in the UK since 1986 as a teacher of French, German and Latin, following a career path through Head of Modern Languages in a large Essex school, and Deputy Headship, also
Principal, The British International School Shanghai, Puxi
Kevin joined Nord Anglia Education in 2007 and has 17 years of experience in school leadership. After studying history, physical education and sports science at Loughborough he began his career at Winchester College, one of the UK’s leading independent schools.
Principal, The British International School Shanghai, Pudong
Patrick joined Nord Anglia Education in August 2012 bringing a wealth of knowledge following a teaching career since 1990. Prior to joining The British International School Shanghai, Pudong, Patrick was Associate Head Teacher at Harrogate Grammar School, one of the leading schools in the UK, and
Principal, The Regent’s School Pattaya
Mike has been Principal of The Regent's School Pattaya since 2005, where he hosted the hugely successful Round Square international conference for a thousand worldwide delegates in 2010. Previously he spent over 20 years working in the British state sector. He was a Head of School in the UK, where
Principal, The British International School Abu Dhabi
Lesley-Ann graduated from the University of Northumbria in 1995 with a Bachelor of Education. In 2010, she was awarded a National Professional Qualification of Headship (NPQH). Prior to her appointment as Principal at The British International School Abu Dhabi in 2010, Lesley-Ann led our primary
Directeur Général, Collège Champittet
Educated in East Germany, Russia and the UK, Dr Sommer started his career in education as Head of the Modern Languages Faculty and as Assistant Boarding Housemaster at Rugby School, one of the UK's highest achieving co-educational boarding schools. Steffen then moved on to be Deputy Head of Sutton
Dr. Terry Creissen O.B.E.
Principal, The British School Warsaw
Terry joined Nord Anglia Education in April 2007 having spent 13 years as Executive Principal of Colne Community School, Essex. Between 1994 and 1997, he was one of the founding Board Members of the Teacher Training Agency and Chair of the Continuing Professional Development Committee.
Principal, The British International School Bratislava
Wendy graduated from Lancaster University in History and Politics. Following a year at King’s College London where she completed her PGCE, Wendy taught in a number of independent schools in the UK. Following a seven year headship at Windermere School, Wendy spent a year completing a full-time MBA at
Principal, The English International School Prague
Stephen will be joining Nord Anglia Education in August 2013, bringing a range of experience from a career spanning over 20 years, both in the UK and internationally. Prior to joining The English International School Prague, Stephen was the Secondary Headteacher at the British School Al Khubairat