Governors (ID 1037)
Yvonne MosquitoCo Opted Governor
Eleanor TobinCo Opted Governor
Elly Tobin, OBE has over three decades of experience as a senior leader in international and UK national institutions. She worked for over 25 years in international education and from 2008-2019 was Principal of Joseph Chamberlain College in Birmingham, UK as well as the Director of the College for International Citizenship which offers short programmes in global studies and international relations. She continues to work as an international school accreditor with WASC and CIS accreditation teams and has inspected international schools at all levels. She is also a Lead Improvement Practitioner for COBIS (Council of British international Schools). She is one of the founder directors of the International Writing Project (IWP) which delivers teacher training to develop better writing skills most recently in Thailand, Panama, India and Europe. Retiring as Principal of Joseph Chamberlain College in January 2019, she retains the directorship of the College for International Citizenship and is now a senior consultant for Consilium Education operating worldwide with the most recent projects being in Siberia and Uzbekistan. She also coaches and mentors senior leaders and delivers Middle Management training in UK colleges. Elly is a respected workshop presenter and keynote speaker at conferences around the world. She has published two children's books and continues to write children's stores as a hobby. She was awarded an honorary doctorate by Aston University for her work in education and is currently living in Birmingham UK.
Ayisha AliVice Chair of Governors, (Local Authority Governor)
Mashuq AllyChair of Governors, (Co Opted Governor)
Dr. M. Mashuq Ally is the Chair of the Full Governing Board of BGGS; and is member of Birmingham City Council Schools Forum.
He also a Trustee and Director of Markfield Institute of Higher Education; Board member of the Shaikh Zayed Fund in Islamic Studies at University of Cambridge; Director of Global Trading Enterprises in Turkey which is engaged in humanitarian work with refugees. He is currently supporting a number of voluntary organisations develop their strategic plans.
Dr. Ally retired from Birmingham City Council in 2017 where he was corporate director for Equalities, Social Cohesion and Community Safety and lead strategic officer for Preventing Violent Extremism.
Prior to coming to Birmingham Dr. Ally spent 20 years in academia.
Andrew BryanStaff Governor
Susan CooperIn Attendance
Pritpal HyareHead Teacher
Hassan KhanParent Governor
Gerardine Lawson-LotarewClerk to Governors
Steven SandysCo Opted Governor
Muhammad Kamran SiddiquiCo-Opted Governor
Muhammad Kamran Siddiqui
Katie WallClerk to Governors