Philip Lee is an accomplished educational leader with a strong focus on academic excellence and student wellbeing. With a proven track record of driving school improvement, Philip has consistently demonstrated a commitment to enhancing educational experiences for students.

Throughout his career, Philip has served in leadership roles both in the UK and the UAE. Within these roles, he has supported schools with enhanced inspection outcomes under both Ofsted and the UAE School Inspection Framework.

Philip’s leadership philosophy is focused upon academic excellence and the holistic development of students. He believes in creating a learning environment that nurtures a positive mindset and high attainment for students.

Simon Bamford brings a wide experience to his role as Head of RAK Academy Al Rams, having worked within numerous curricula including the British Curriculum, PYP and American Common Core. He has taught and held leadership positions in several different countries and holds a Head Teacher qualification – NPQH. Simon brings his passion for school improvement and focus on assessment and data to the school as well as his vision for developing each child individually. Simon is also a fully qualified British Schools Overseas (BSO) Inspector as well as an IB PYP accreditor.

Simon has spent nearly a decade working within schools in the UAE and understands the national vision for education and the importance of providing a world class education for the next generation of students.