Board of Education


We enthusiastically welcome Professor Brian Moran as the newly appointed Chair of the KAUST School Board of Education as of June 1, 2018.

Board of Education Charter

The KAUST School is supported by a high-level, strategic Board of Education. Comprised of 9 members including 2 external members from other international schools, and the Director who serves as an ex-officio member. All members of the Board bring unique skill sets that greatly serve the growth and development of our School.


Professor Brian Moran, Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Dean of Graduate Affairs (Board Chair);

Dr. Najah Ashry, Senior Associate to the President;

Dr John F Tannaci, Chief of Staff (COS) to the KAUST President; 

Dr. Samir Hamdan, Associate Dean, BESE;

Robert Fekete, Chief Financial Officer;

Dr. Brian Matthews, Superintendent, American International School, Riyadh, External Board Member;

Hadeel H. Al Sulaimany, AR and Revenue Lead (Parent);

Dr. Michelle Remington, TKS Director (Ex-officio Member);

Chris Sealey, VP Community Life;

Iain Sterling, External Board Member;

Board Secretary, Emad Abdulghani.