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The Regional Office Staff

Adrian Kearney

Adrian Kearney
Regional Director AEM

Dolly Wanjiku Dolly Wanjiku
PA to Regional Director AEM

Regional Development

Richard Henry

Richard Henry
Head of Development AEM

Ake Sorman Ake Sorman
Development and Recognition Manager AEM

School Services

Fidelis Nthenge Fidelis Nthenge
Head of School Services AEM

Katrin Fox
DP School Services Manager AEM

Heather Lapper Heather Lapper
MYP School Services Manager AEM
John Sauer John Sauer
PYP School Services Manager AEM

Professional Development              

IB Educator Network (IBEN)

Shannon de Groot Shannon de Groot
Head of Professional Development AEM
IBEN Manager AEM

Marketing and Communications


Robert Cummings Robert Cummings
Marketing and Communications Manager AEM

Casper Mink
Finance Manager AEM


The Regional Office

The range of services offered by the IB Africa, Europe and Middle East regional office are grouped under the following activities:

For prospective IB schools
  • Introductory workshops
  • Consultation, advice and materials on the process of application and authorization
  • Teacher training workshops
  • Arrangement of authorization visits

For IB World Schools
  • Teacher training programmes
  • IB programme evaluation
  • Consultation on student assessment procedures
  • Monitoring and assisting with the implementation of Creativity, Action and Service (CAS) projects
  • Regional conferences
  • Anticipate and meet the future needs of our IB World schools and advocates for he needs of IB schools within the IB

For universities
  • The philosophy, structure and requirements of IB programmes
  • The content and requirements of DP courses
  • Detailed information and support in recognition matters
  • Research results

For governments
  • Advice on how to integrate IB programmes into state educational systems
  • Consultation regarding recognition of the DP