DISD School Association & Board

The owner of the school is the German Consulate General in Dubai. The School Association is responsible for the maintenance of the school. At the general meetings, the members elect the DISD Board from the parents. The DISD Board acts on behalf of the members/parents of the School Association. Its duties, according to the statute (link in German), include:

  • Setting the school’s policies
  • Positioning and guaranteeing the school infrastructure
  • Establishing the framework conditions that allow students and teachers to receive a quality school education
  • Hiring of all employees, including school management, teaching staff, and administrative staff
  • Determining the amount of school fees
  • Preparation and monitoring of the annual budget, which in turn is approved at the General Assembly of Members
  • Organizing and holding board meetings and general meetings.

The term of office of a board member is two years and can be extended by re-election.

Board meetings are held once a month. At these meetings, current DISD issues are discussed and decisions are made.

DISD School Board 2022/23:

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Dr. Munier Al-Amoudi

Head of the Board

Board for Administration and Property

Deputy Board for Finance

munier.al-amoudi@germanschool.ae

More information about Dr. Munier Al-Amoudi

Munier is an entrepreneur after earning degrees in medicine, health and social services management, and MBA. He has served on the DISD Board of Directors since 2016 where he has overseen functions in HR, FM, Admin and Legal over the years, and has served as Board Chair since 2019.

“I want to use my work and volunteerism at the school to help shape DISD as an interface of languages, cultures, and systems, to provide our children with a quality German education abroad, and to continually enhance the quality and reputation of our school.”

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Gregor Amon

Deputy Head of Board

Board for Administration

Deputy Board for Marketing & Communication and HR

gregor.amon@germanschool.ae

More information about Gregor Amon

Open, direct and honest communication are the pillars of respectful interaction, which is why it is particularly important to me to make an essential contribution to this through my work on the Board. In the sense of a satisfied school community.

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Sener Erkol

Board for HR

Deputy Board for Property, Treasurer and Finance

sener.erkol@germanschool.ae

More information about Sener Erkol

Diplom Business Administrator (FH) with focus on Marketing East Asia, Japan

After many years in Japan as a consultant for market analysis and market entry strategies in various industries, he continues to bring experience as a leader from the regions of Asia, West-East Europe and Middle East.

As a board member it is important to act on the one hand as an extended arm for the parents/customers and on the other hand to face the daily challenges in the HR department. It is important to find, retain and promote the best possible personnel.

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Patrick Braunschweig

Treasurer and Board for Finance

 

patrick.braunschweig@germanschool.ae

More information about Patrick Braunschweig

Patrick’s background is in consulting for finance and strategy departments of large and mid-sized companies. At DISD, he is treasurer and thus overlooks the school’s financial budget.

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Frank Duve

Board for Marketing & Commuincation

Deputy Board for Administration

frank.duve@germanschool.ae

More information about Frank Duve

Diplom Business Administrator (FH) with focus on Marketing East Asia, Japan

After many years in Japan as a consultant for market analysis and market entry strategies in various industries, he continues to bring experience as a leader from the regions of Asia, West-East Europe and Middle East.

As a board member it is important to act on the one hand as an extended arm for the parents/customers and on the other hand to face the daily challenges in the HR department. It is important to find, retain and promote the best possible personnel.

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Nasanin Bahmani

Board for Law

Deputy Board for School Community & School Development, Secretary

 

nasanin.bahmani@germanschool.ae

More information about Nasanin Bahmani

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Gülay Günes-Ouremi

Board for Law, School Community & School Development

Deputy Board for Secretary

guelay.ouremi@germanschool.ae

More information about Gülay Günes Ouremi

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Holger Mahnicke

General Consul, School Owner

More information about Holger Mahnicke

Consul General Mahnicke is a natural member of the Board in his function.

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Nina Ekambi

Representative of the Board

 

nina.ekambi@germanschool.ae

More Information about Nina Ekambi

Nina has been living in Dubai since 2012. Her background is in peace and conflict studies and event management, and she joined DISD in January 2020 as a Board Commissioner.

“As a commissioner, I am the interface between the board, administration, school management and the parent community. 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 students.”