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Established in 1951 as a not-for-profit organisation, ISB is the oldest international school in Belgium. Our long history of success is underpinned by decades of continuity of governance and leadership. 

Our governance structure, a tradition of strong relationship between the Board of Trustees and the school’s Leadership, as well as a willingness regularly to gather feedback on how well we are doing as a school has ensured continuous progress towards a shared vision and resilience in the face of short term challenges.

Ex-officio Members of the Board of Trustees

James MacDonald - Director
Iannis Leonidakis - Works Council Secretary
Jenne Whitelaw - Family Association President
Anne-Laure Pignard - Board Assistant


Honorary Trustees

The school is also honoured by the support of Honorary Trustees. These are individuals who have given extraordinary service to ISB, usually, but not necessarily, as Trustees and who wish to maintain an active long-term relationship with the school.

Scott Alcott • Richard Burnett • Claudia Coory • Estela Dengler • Pierre Hochuli • John Hudson • Henry Johnson • Ray Kubis • Bernard McFadden • Eric Osterweil • James Rosenstein • William Seddon-Brown • J. André de Barros Teixeira

Director's Blog

James MacDonald, ISB Director, shares insights on life and learning at ISB via the 'Director’s Blog'.