B.D. Somani International School announces the appointment of Head of School

Mumbai – B.D. Somani International School in Cuffe Parade, Mumbai announced the appointment of Dr. Geoffrey Fisher, who will be the interim Head of School, effective 1st August 2019. Dr Fisher comes to us with over 37 years of international experience having worked with schools in Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia, and India among other countries. His academic background is in biological science and he has a Doctorate in Education with a speciality in school improvement and school effectiveness.

Dr. Fisher will be responsible for the effective general management of the school with the goal of improving the quality of the student experience. During his one-year appointment, he will establish the structure of this new role and prepare the way for the success of a permanent Head in 2020/21.

“Those that have had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Fisher when he visited our school know that he is an affable, thoughtful and engaging leader with strong communication skills. His personal and professional experiences strongly align with the ethos of our school and we are pleased to have him on board,” said, Ms Aradhana Somani, Founder and Director of the school.

Dr Fisher will work closely with our Primary Principal, Ms Zoë Hauser, and our new Secondary Principal, Dr. Colleen Boyett, to ensure that B.D. Somani is one school from Reception to Grade 12.

Dr Fisher said, “The prospect of becoming a member of such a warm, committed and focused community is very welcome. I had the pleasure of meeting the faculty and a few parents when I visited the school a few weeks ago and the special nature of the school was immediately apparent.”

About B.D. Somani School

B.D. Somani was founded in 2006, starting with a two-year International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. In 2008, an IGCSE Program and primary school were started. It was founded by Aradhana Somani, an educationist whose other successful projects include G.D. Somani Memorial School, Mira Conscious Education Pre-school, and B.D. Somani Institute of Arts and Fashion Technology.

B.D. Somani follows a progressive approach to learning and a blend of internationally recognised frameworks that foster inquiry and investigation. The school curriculum is designed to nurture global citizens of the 21st century, mindful of their role in their communities and the world, and keen to actively contribute to both.