IB Board of Governors


Dr George Rupp, former President of the International Rescue Committee, Connecticut, USA


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


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

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

Dr Luis Rey Goñi, Director of Colegio de San Francisco de Paula, Seville, Spain

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

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

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

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

Mr David Walker, Managing Partner at Kauri Capital, Singapore


The IB Board of Governors works closely with the Director General, Dr Siva Kumari, to set the strategic direction of the IB.