Supervisory Board profiles

The current list of Supervisory Board members is given below.

Key responsibilities of Supervisory Board members

  • contribute to the strategic development of the school
  • supervise decisions and recommendations of the Management Board (Principal and Bursar)
  • join and play an active role in one or more working groups, advising the rest of the Supervisory Board on relevant strategic issues
  • approve spending and investments in accordance with the Articles of Association

  • approve and if necessary challenge or advise on the strategy of the school
  • coach and support the Management Board
  • always act in accordance with the interests of the Foundation and its schools
  • adhere to the Code of Conduct and Articles of Association

Profile

  • relevant degree-level qualification
  • at least 10 years' relevant experience ideally in a senior leadership role
  • strong interest in international education and the aims of the school
  • willing and able to invest time to attend Supervisory Board meetings, working group meetings and ad hoc meetings
  • fluent in English

Furthermore, Supervisory Board members should have the following characteristics

  • team work – supports colleagues to ensure team success
  • vision – sets a long-term direction that anticipates future changes, without losing sight of current strategy and needs
  • ability to inspire others – creates a clear sense of team spirit that inspires enthusiasm
  • influential – builds a coalition to get agreement on moving forward
  • manage ambiguity – is comfortable with ambiguity and can decide between (seemingly) conflicting situations or priorities, using clear principles (particularly important for parent members)
  • employees and close relatives of employees of the BSA are excluded from becoming members of the Supervisory Board