Geneva English School



The GES Board of Governors is made up of elected parent and external members.

It plays a role of governance and oversight for the School, working closely with the Head on matters of policy, strategy, staffing, development, and budget management.

The Board operates within the rules set out in the Articles of Association. Governors are elected or approved at the Annual General Meeting, which is usually held in early June.

To contact the Chair of Governors, please write to Kate Bontekoe at GES Primary campus and mark your letter Private and Confidential (or send an email to

The Board of Governors is currently made up of the following members:

  • Mrs Kate Bontekoe (Chair)
  • Mrs Jo Fulton (Vice Chair)
  • Mr James Buchanan-Michaelson (Treasurer)
  • Mr John Humphreys
  • Mrs Emily Persse
  • Mr Andrew Mends
  • Ms Izumi Takase
  • Mr David Porritt
  • Mrs Frances King