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New Head for AKA,Hyderabad

24 March 2014

Dr Geoffrey Fisher has been appointed as Head of the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad, with effect from summer 2014.

Geoffrey is an experienced IB educator and school leader with over thirty years’ experience in diverse settings in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Australia and South America. His 19 years of headship have been built on 12 previous years’ experience of traditional UK boarding schools.

He joins The Academy from The Antwerp International School, Belgium, where he has been Headmaster since 2010. Prior to this, Geoffrey was founding Head of the United World College, Maastricht; Principal of Kodaikanal International School, Tamil Nadu and Scotch College Adelaide and Headmaster of St Andrew’s Scots School, Buenos Aires. He is an active member of UK Headmasters and Headmistresses Conference (HMC); AHISA; founding and lifetime member of LAHC; IB Heads Association; the European NECIS and US-based Academy of International School Heads, AISH.

Geoffrey was awarded a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) from the University of Bath in 2011, with a specialization in governance; whole school effectiveness and improvement. He additionally lectures for Endicott College on their Masters of International School Leadership. Geoffrey’s wife Leigh will be joining him in Hyderabad. Leigh recently earned an MBA from Ashridge Business School, following a PGCE in Science from Exeter University and an earlier degree in Biology, Psychology and Health. They have three children: Charles, James and Eleanor (Ellie).