OIC Brighton Board of Governors

George Ghantous                      Chairman, COO Nord Anglia Education, Director

Yasmin Sawar                            Education

Barry Armstrong                        Safeguarding Governor, Nord Anglia Education

Patrick Horne                            Managing Director UK Schools and Colleges

Georgina Paton                         Finance

Graham Witte                            Health and Safety


To contact the Chair of Governors please email or Bursar, Georgina Paton georgina.paton@doverbroecks.com or write to him at the address of the proprietorial body:

New Kings Court Tollgate,
Chandler’s Ford,
SO53 3LG
United Kingdom

OIC Brighton is owned by Oxford International School Limited.

The Directors of Oxford International School Limited are:


George Ghantous (Chair)

George started his working career in 1993 as an engineer in the oil and gas industry, followed by a successful career in the construction industry. In 2006, George moved to a career in investment banking/Private Equity across the Middle East and Southeast Asia markets. In October 2013, George joined Nord Anglia Education as Regional Managing Director for the Middle East & Southeast Asia followed by a brief stint as Regional Managing Director for North America. George is also a member of Nord Anglia’s Executive Committee and has been since 2013. He holds an Executive MA in International Education from King’s College London.

George is currently Chief Operating Officer for Nord Anglia Educations’ family of 77 premium schools across the world.

To contact the Chair of Proprietors please email our Bursar, Georgina Paton at georgina.paton@doverbroecks.com or write to him at the address of the proprietorial body:

New Kings Court Tollgate,
Chandler’s Ford,
SO53 3LG
United Kingdom


Ton van Vilsteren

Ton has more than two decades of experience in the hospitality sector, including senior finance leadership roles across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Ton previously led the financial direction of hotels, commercial real estate, retail operations and education at the Jumeirah Group based in Dubai. Prior to that, he was based in Singapore as Head of Finance for Asia Pacific at Hilton Worldwide, where he was accountable for the region’s financial delivery across more than 20 countries. Ton’s career history includes a number of international postings within the Hilton group.

Ton holds an Executive MBA from the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from “Hotelschool The Hague” in the Netherlands. He also studied at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in London.

Ton is currently Chief Financial officer at Nord Anglia Education.


Andrew Fitzmaurice

Following Andrew’s appointment as CEO of Nord Anglia Education in 2003, NAE has established itself as the world’s leading premium schools organisation.

Under Andrew’s leadership, Nord Anglia provides personalised learning to thousands of students aged 2–18 years old in premium international day and boarding schools. Nord Anglia’s global family of schools are located in more than 30 countries across Asia, the Americas, the Middle East and Europe. Andrew graduated from the University of Wales Cardiff, Magna Cum Laude, with a degree in Economics. He also holds a master’s degree in International Education from King’s College London, one of the world’s leading universities. Earlier in his career, Andrew held a number of senior leadership positions including Chief Executive Officer of easyCar.com, an international online automobile rental company. He also spent 13 years at TNT Express UK as a member of its senior leadership team.


Inderjit Dehal

Inderjit’s career has encompassed senior roles in local and central government, the third sector and the UK’s Academies programme. Inderjit spent 12 years at the Department for Education, the majority as a Senior Civil Servant, where he occupied a number of high profiles roles. These included leading the London Challenge, which has been widely regarded as one of the most effective Education Development programmes delivered in the UK. He led the expansion of the London Challenge, through the City Challenge, to over one third of English schools with a similar positive impact. He also led the development and delivery of the first national strategy to target the raising of attainment of Black and minority ethnic students in English state schools.

Inderjit is Director of Quality and Professional Development at Nord Anglia Education.


Executive Principal

Andrew Gillespie

Andrew is Vice Principal and Academic Director at d’Overbroeck’s, Oxford, bringing over 30 years of experience in education to the Executive Principal role. He is Chair of Examiners at GCSE and A-Level for UK and international qualifications and is a Reporting Inspector for schools in the UK. He has authored a number of textbooks at GCSE, A-Level and Undergraduate level, as well as A Toolkit for International Teachers (CUP).

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