IB Board of Governors


Dr Helen Drennen AM,  Chief Executive Officer at Studio Schools of Australia, Queensland, Australia.


Dr Sijbolt Noorda, President of the Magna Charta Observatory, Bologna, Italy and President of the Academic Cooperation Association, Brussels, Belgium


Ms Sabine Chalmers, General counsel at BT Group Plc., London, United Kingdom

Mr Jean-Christophe Deberre, Former managing director of the Mission laïque française (Mlf) and the Office scolaire et universitaire international (OSUI), Paris, France

Ms Dianne Drew, Head of School, Dwight School, New York City, USA and Chair of IB Heads Council

Ms Totty Ellwood Aris, Head of the Verdala International School, Malta

Dr Peter Hoeben, Chair of IB Examining Board, The Hague, the Netherlands

Mr Steven Kim, Partner at Verdis Investment Management, Villanova, Pennsylvania, USA

Professor Ee Ling Low, Dean, Academic and Faculty Affairs, National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

Mr Cyrille NKontchou, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Enko Capital, South Africa

Dr Coenraad Vrolijk, Regional CEO Africa at Allianz, Geneva, Switzerland


The IB Board of Governors works closely with Director General, Mr Olli-Pekka Heinonen, to set the strategic direction of the IB.