IB Board of Governors

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Dr Helen Drennen AM,  Chief Executive Officer at Studio Schools of Australia, Queensland, Australia.


Mr Cyrille NKontchou, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Enko Capital, South Africa


  • Ms Isela Consuegra, Head of School at Escuela Lomas Altas, Mexico and President of IBAMEX (Mexican Association of IB World Schools)
  • Mr Jean-Christophe Deberre, Former managing director of the Mission laïque française (Mlf) and the Office scolaire et universitaire international (OSUI), Paris, France
  • Ms Totty Ellwood Aris, Head of School at Verdala International School, Malta
  • Dr Christoph Hammer, Chairman of the Board and Board member with C&A Group
  • Dr William Howell, Executive Director of The Villars Institute
  • Mr Ferdinand Kobelt, Founder & CEO of Metaverse Advisory Ltd.
  • Professor Ee Ling Low, Dean, Academic and Faculty Affairs, National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
  • Dr Tobias Meili, Managing Partner at Wenger Plattner

The IB Board of Governors works closely with Director General, Mr Olli-Pekka Heinonen, to set the strategic direction of the IB.