Mrs. Soumaya Amr

School Director

Mr. Colin Rogers

School Director

Karim Rogers

Executive Director

Karim is an alumni of El Alsson class of 1998. He then went on to do his bachelor’s degree in economics from AUC and graduated class of 2002. Karim started his career as a banker in Citibank for two years and then became business accounts head for a further year.  After that Karim joined the family business in 2004, overlooking the daily operations, management and developments  for El Alsson School and sister adult language school International House Cairo. Karim went on to do his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Management and received it with distinction from University College London in 2015.

Karim serves and sits on many boards

  • Karim is Vice Chairman and board member in NewGiza Education Company
  • Head of the education committee for the Egyptian Junior Business association –EJB
  • Founding member and executive member for the Foundation of International Schools Egypt – F.I.S.E
  • Founding member for International Schools Committee Egypt  –ISCE
  • Member in the American chamber of commerce  and it’s the Educational committee – AMCHAM
  • Member in the British Egyptian Business Association –BEBA
  • Member in the British Embassy UK Trade and Investment.
  • Affiliate member in International House World organization London-IHWO

Educational Leaders: British International School

Mathew Topliss

British School Principal

Matt is the Principal for the British school, responsible for all students and teachers from FS1 to Year13

Gareth Morgan

Head of Secondary School

Celine MacArthur

Head of Teaching and Learning

Nihal Amin

Head of Primary (FS1-Year 6)

Yasmine Halawa

Assistant Head FS-KS1 (FS1, FS2, Y1, Y2)

May Hassan

Assistant Head KS2 (Yrs 3  to 6)

Nadine Barouma

Assistant Head, Teaching and Learning for Early Years

James Banfield

Assistant Head, Teaching and Learning

Ben Ranson

Assistant Head KS3 (Yrs 7 to 9)

Trisandhya Trott

Assistant Head KS4 (Yrs 10 & 11)

Sandhya assists Matthew as the head of KS4. She coordinates with other teachers and managers to support the GSCE students.

Maggie Vallely

Assistant Head KS5 (Yrs 12 & 13)

Tharwat Sayed

Head of Arabic Studies

Mr. Tharwat is the Head of Arabic Studies for the Primary / Elementary School

Educational Leaders: American International School

Allison Fleet

American School Principal

Allison is the senior manager for the American school, responsible for all students and teachers from Pre-School to Grade12

Angie Shalaby

Head of Guidance and Student Services

Angie expands in her supportive role focusing on student services, guidance and counseling across all age-levels.

Rania Wassef

Head of Elementary (G2 – G5)

Mona Mourad

Head of Early Childhood (Pre S to G1)

Mona continues in her role of Head of Early childhood caring for our youngest children, teachers and assistants.

Alicia Berry

Head of Teaching and Learning in EC/ES

Adam McDonald

Head of American Middle and High Schools (G6 to 12)

Adam is the Head of the Middle and High schools and is responsible for providing leadership to all senior school affairs, students and teachers..

Noha Sabry

Assistant Head, High School (G9 to 12)

Noha now moves to a new role to provide care and oversight of the High School teachers and students.

Alexander Carr

Assistant Head, Middle School (G6-8)

Chris Beales

Head of Teaching & Learning in the MHS

Dr. Sally Gouda

School Doctor

Dr. Nevine El Baroudy

School Doctor


Diaa El Seweify

Chief Financial Officer

Mai Yehya

Human Resources Manager

Malak Fateen

Business Development and MarketingManager

Hend Awad

Events Manager

Ahmed Mattar

Operations Manager