In line with the School’s Royal Charter, responsibility for the governance of the School resides with the Board of Governors. The Board is composed of representatives of the business community, parents and staff.
The Board's primary focus is the strategic oversight of the School, daily management is delegated to the Principal.
The officers of the Board are the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Treasurer. The School Bursar acts as Clerk to the Board.
At each Annual General Meeting, representatives are elected or appointed to fill any vacancies on the Board itself or on any of its sub-committees.
As set out in the Royal Charter, representatives of the original subscriber/founder companies who were instrumental in establishing the School constitute the majority of the Board. The following Subscribing companies are currently represented on the Board of Governors
- BAE Systems
- Carillion Alawi
- Trowers and Hamlins
In addition, there are two Parent Governors elected by parents and two representatives of the Teaching Staff, elected by them.
The Principal, Heads of School and Bursar attend the Board’s meetings.
The President of the School is the British Ambassador, whose representative will normally attend Board meetings.
‘As a Board of Governors we seek to constructively challenge and support the Leadership Team. We monitor standards and progress throughout the School searching for evidence of positive outcomes for pupils. Through our various committees, we assist the School in achieving its Vision of becoming one of the leading British International schools globally, monitor performance, provide financial advice and other appropriate governance. We also have an active and ambitious Campus Development programme in place. It is an exciting time to be associated with the School.’ Dominc Myers, Chairman.