Together for our children

Wir machen Schule

The Advisory Board deals with topics from the areas of HR, finance, marketing and communication, administration, school community and school development, as well as property and law. It meets regularly with the various bodies of the school, such as the school administration, the parents' council, the staff council and the student council to gain insight into the current topics of the school.

Dr. Munier Al-Amoudi


Dr. Munier Al-Amoudi is an entrepreneur with degrees in Medicine, Management of Health and Social Services and an MBA. He joined DISD Advisory Board in 2016 , where he has served functions in HR, FM, Admin, and Legal over the years, and has served as Head of the Advisory Board since 2019. "I want to use this voluntary position to help shape DISD as an intersection of languages, cultures and systems. Our children are to be provided with a high quality German school education abroad. The quality and reputation of our school should be steadily expanded."

Patrick Braunschweig

Board Member

Patrick Braunschweig's background is in advising finance and strategy departments of large and mid-sized companies. He supports DISD with his work on the Advisory Board in the area of finance.

Dr. Sabine Schaffer

Board Member

Dr. Sabine Schaffer is Managing Partner of Pro-invest Group and one of its founding members. Since starting her career more than 25 years ago, she has been instrumental in building Pro-invest into a leading real estate platform in Australasia, handling development, asset management and day-to-day operations.

Her experience ranges from managing private equity investments to working with McKinsey & Company on major financial and public affairs projects in the Middle East and Europe. She has also served as Director of Investments at a private equity firm in the GCC, responsible for establishing and managing private equity funds and sourcing investment opportunities in the region.

Sabine holds a Master's degree from Harvard University and a PhD in Economics from Leopold-Franzens University Innsbruck, Austria.

Fahmy Khan

Board Member

Fahmy Khan is an aerospace engineering graduate with an MBA and many years of sales experience in the aviation industry. His volunteer involvement in communications and customer support reflects his strong interest in school development. As a board member, he brings his expertise and passion for education to promote the satisfaction and continued development of our school.

Consul General Sybille Pfaff

In her function as Consul General, Sybille Pfaff is a born member.

Nina Ekambi

Board Representative

Nina has been living in Dubai since 2012. Her background is in peace and conflict studies and event management.

"As Board Representative, I am the interface between Advisory Board and all school committees. For me it is especially important to unite all needs and suggestions as best as possible, always with the goal of optimizing the school for our student*inside."