Dubai Heights Academy has a Board of Governors who meet regularly, using their varied expertise to evaluate progress and support the school in its journey. They are well informed about the school and actively support our leaders to meet the school's compelling vision. Our Governors can be contacted at

Meet our Governors

Istiqama Al Riyami
Deputy Chair of Governors / Owner

Abdullah Bin Sulayem
CEO, Seven Tides

Mahabir Singhal
Chair of Governors / Former Governor / Retired Director of Finance, DP World

Daniel Van Otterdijk
Senior Vice President / Chief Communications Officer, DP World

Marc Ferreira
GM of Finance, Seven Tides

Ghanim Bin Sulayem
Operations Director, Seven Tides

Jonathan Price
Former Principal / International Schools Director, Eteach

Robert Jones
Parent Governor / Regional Direct Operations, Canon

Aisling Keaveney
Head of Inclusion, Dubai Heights Academy

Alison McNee
Teacher Governor / Teacher, Dubai Heights Academy