IB Board of Governors

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


Dr William Howell, Executive Director of The Villars Institute.


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

Honorary member

Dr Monique Brouillet Seefried, was Chair of the Board of Governors from 2003 to 2009.

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