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 personnel 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
Lee Chalkly– British School Principal (Fs1 to Y13)
Lee is the senior manager for all the British School staff and students from FS1 to Yr13
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
Heads of El Alsson British International School
Nihal Amin – Head of Early Years & Primary (FS1-Year6)
Kathryn Pescod – Head of Teaching and Learning (FS1 to Y13)
Kath looks after and guides all teachers to ensure they provide effective teaching for all the ‘learners’ – the students.
Yasmine Halawa – Assistant Head KS1 (Year1 – Year 2)
One of our most experienced teachers, Yasmin now moves to looking after the 5 and 6 year olds.
Samantha Cuthbert – Assistant Head KS2 (Yrs 3 to 6)
Samantha assists Sarah and looks after Yr3-6, students, teachers, and everything that happens.
Matthew Topliss – Head of British Secondary School (Yrs 7 to 13)
Matthew is the new Head in charge of KS3-5 He is responsible for providing leadership to all senior school affairs, students and teachers
Hadi Malik – Assistant Head KS3 (Yrs 7 to 9)
Hadi also assists Matthew heading up the KS3 section and looks after the middle school students
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
Heads of El Alsson American International School
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 Teaching & Learning (K – G5)
An expanded role for Rania looking after, supporting and guiding the teachers of K-G5 to ensure effective learning.
Adam McDonald – Head of Teaching & Learning (Middle and High School)
Adam joins our team to focus on supporting teachers and ensuring effective teaching and learning.
Libby Moynihan – Head of American Elementary School (G2 to 5)
Elizabeth now moves to head up the Elementary school and all its affairs, students and teachers.
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.
Bryan Lee – Head of American Middle and High Schools (G6 to 12)
Bryan is the Head of the Middle and High schools and is responsible for providing leadership to all senior school affairs, students and teachers..
Khadiga Hafez – Assistant Head Middle School (G6 to 8)
Khadiga continues in her role of caring for and overseeing teachers and students in Middle School
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.
Diaa El Seweify – Financial Manager
Mai Yehia – Human Resources Manager
Ahmed Mattar – Operations Manager
Mr. Mattar is responsible for bus operations and security.
Malak Fateen – Business Development and Marketing Manager
Ms. Malak is responsible for the Marketing activities of the school in terms of website updates, social media as well as
general advertising requirements.
Hend Awad – Directors’ PA and Events Manager
Ms. Hend is responsible for handling all major events of the school such as the Carnival, Graduation, Art Exhibition along
with helping out in the organisation and facilitation of other educational events.
Marwa Elsayed – ICT Development Manager
Mrs. Marwa is responsible for overseeing the development and integration of digital learning and corresponding
technologies in support of teaching and learning.