Organisational Leadership Team
Head of School
Simon Gillespie grew up in Canada and started his career in education as an Elementary School teacher having worked in teaching and leadership positions in Canada, Germany, Philippines, and most recently Democratic Republic of Congo as the Director of The American School of Kinshasa. Simon is a trainer with the Principal's Training Center, a member of the Design Team for Next Frontier Inclusion, and the recipient of the 2014 United States National Distinguished Principal award.
Daniel Groves is a qualified accountant with more than 10 years financial management experience. Daniel has been working in East Africa for the last 5 years working for a variety of non-profit organisations. After many years in Australia working in public practice in both audit and taxation services, specializing in working with the charitable sector, Daniel moved to Tanzania to work for a large 1800 student K-12 school in Tanzania. Most recently, he spent 2 years working as a Finance Manager for an International NGO in South Sudan. Outside of work, Daniel enjoys playing golf, reading books and is an avid Essendon (AFL) fan.
Senior School Principal
Seren Davis grew up in rural North Wales. She has worked in international schools in Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Uzbekistan. Seren leads IB MYP workshops and is an IB school evaluation visitor. She has a Certificate in International School Leadership from the Principals’ Training Centre and a MA in Global Learning and Development Education. Her free time is spent with friends and family enjoying new experiences.
Junior School Principal
Daniel Todd has been teaching at the school for 10 years in a variety of roles including, Grade 2 Homeroom, ICT Teacher, PYP Coordinator, Junior School Assistant Principal, MYP Coordinator and College Counselor. Daniel has worked for many years within education both in Uganda and the UK. Daniel also works with the IB PYP as a workshop leader, school visitor and online facilitator. Beyond the realm of education Daniel enjoys a variety of sports, he is a keen visual artist and enjoys relaxing by the lake with his young family.