Administered by a Board of Governors, BISR is a non-profit organisation. It is dependent on school-fee income and all revenue is devoted to the provision of education.
Under the School’s Governing Constitution, there shall be not less than five and not more than twelve Governors. There shall be three appointed Governors representing the British Embassy, SABB and Saudi Hollandi bank.
The Board of Governors elects its own Chair and Vice Chair. Other Board members are appointed by Board invitation, and serve without remuneration. Whenever there is a vacancy, the Board considers the needs of the school in determining the profile of new appointees. Candidates are interviewed by the Board and upon appointment undergo an induction with the Board Chair and Principal.
In partnership with the School's Principal, the Board is responsible for finance, staffing, premises, enrolment, commissioning regular independent inspections and ensuring that the school operates in accordance with relevant regulations in Saudi Arabia.
|Andy Irons||Board Chair & HR Committee member|
|Dr John Sfakianakis||Board Deputy Chair & School Development Committee member|
|Dominic Newton||Chair of Finance Committee|
|Nick Price||Chair of HR Committee|
|Andrew Mellors||Chair of School Development Committee|
|Hetty Hessels||School Development Committee member & Training and Development|
|Andy Inglis||HR Committee member|
|Ambreesh Sahai||Finance Committee member|
|Dany Ibrahim||Finance Committee member|
|Sarah Gonem||Board member|
|Paul Carpenter||Board member|
|Andrew Robertson||School Development Committee member|
The Board appoints separate sub-committees in relation to the following areas of responsibility.
Other Sub-Committees may be established on an ad-hoc basis to consider issues relevant at any one time.
The School Senior leadership Team consists of The Principal, the Bursar, and the heads of Primary and Senior schools. The Extended Leadership Team is made up of the SLT and the three primary and three senior assistant Heads.
The SLT role is to manage day to day operations, and implement Board policies. The Heads of Primary and Senior are responsible the curriculum, staffing and budgeting for their sections, while the Bursar has an overview of the non-academic areas of school life: IT Infrastructure, Finance, Facilities, Admissions, Administration and Human Resources. The Bursar also acts as Clerk to the Board.
The current Leadership team is:
The Principal: Mr Chris Mantz
The Head of Senior: Mrs Clare Hunter
Head of Primary: Dr Mrs Nicci Wood
Bursar: Mr David Appleby