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The FIS team

The FIS team is made up of over 400 people from 27 different countries. We are passionate and committed to our work, with every team member striving to offer your child the very best.

Staff distribution


Teaching staff


School support staff


Administrative staff

Gender distribution





Teachers per stream


International Stream


French Stream

Teachers per level


Kindergarten & Primary



Working at FIS means working with competent and committed teams, sharing ambitions and taking on challenges. François-Xavier GABET, Head of School

Head teachers – French stream

Samuel Thouvenin

Headmaster of Secondary campuses and studies, French Stream

Anaëlle Barthelon

Deputy Head, responsible for the BPR Campus

Marion Coupat

Deputy Principal, responsible for TKO Secondary campus

Meriem Belhadj

Director of Primary campuses and studies, French Stream

Aurélie Buquet

Deputy Director, responsible for JL Campus

Aude Antomori

Deputy Director, responsible for TKO Primary campus

Frédéric Ollivier

Deputy Director, responsible for CW Campus

Head teachers – international stream

Ross Armitage

Head of Primary, International Stream

Ian Clayton

Head of International Stream / Deputy Head of FIS

Mark Williams

Head of Secondary, International Stream

Pauline Hall

Deputy Head of Secondary, Y10 – Y13

Helen Marshall

Deputy Head of Secondary, Y7 – Y9

Jane Wakeman

Deputy Head of Primary, International Stream – JL Campus

Melissa Payne

Deputy Head of Primary, International Stream – TKO Campus

School support management

Claire Chartrain

Head of Vie Scolaire

Carla Dos Santos

Head of Health department

Jean-Yves Guarneri

Head of University Guidance and Exams

Administrative management

Suzannah Denness

Marketing Services Director

Katherine Yu

Finance & General Services Director

Thomas Rey

General Counsel