The Board of Governors

The BISI Board of Govenors are dynamically involved in the running of the school and gather on a monthly basis to discuss
all school related matters.
If you wish to contact the board, please email : boardofgovernors@bis.k12.tr

  • Erdal Sezen

    Chairman of the Board

    Erdal was born in Ankara, Turkey. In 1974 he completed his middle school years at EHFB English High School in Istanbul. He then attended Paddington Technical College in London where he studied Pure/Applied Maths...

  • Alexandra Sezen

    Permanent Board Member

    Born in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, of Greek origin, enjoyed a wonderful childhood until the revolution which forced her to leave Ethiopia, however she was able to complete her secondary school education...

  • Erik Klomp

    Board Member

    Erik Klomp is a Dutch citizen who graduated as a civil engineer. He started his working career as a dredging engineer in Saudi Arabia working for an international contractor. After 2 years he decided...

  • Hyun Jin Kim

    Board Member

    Hyun Jin was born in Seoul Korea. She has a husband and one daughter who attends Year 11 at the BISI. In 1991 she graduated from Chung-Ang University in Seoul (Major: Fashion design), in 1993 she graduated from the Graduate School of...

  • Angélo Blanken

    Board Member

    Angélo is a Dutch citizen, who is married with four children in the British International School. She studied Environmental Science in The Netherlands and worked for more than 15 years as an Environmental Health and Safety expert for different...

  • Carlo Vivaldi

    Board Member

    Carlo Vivaldi, graduated in Business Administration from the University of Ca’ Foscari in Venice, started his career in 1991 as teller in Cassamarca, one of the four banks which merged into UniCredit in 1998. At that time he moved into...

  • Yu-Shik Kim

    Board Member

    Yu-Shik Kim is a Korean native with a diverse background of experiences. Though born in Seoul Korea, he spent his formative years in Germany, following his father’s study in Cologne. After returning to Korea at the age of 14, he experienced...

  • Marco Iannaccone

    Board Member

    Marco Iannaccone graduated from Università degli Studi di Venezia Business Administration in 1993 and completed his MBA degree at Clemson University in 2003. Between 1995 and 1997, he worked at KPMG as Consultant. In 1997...