IPSEF Speakers

Alistair Downs

Head of School, The Royal Grammar School, Guildford in Qatar

An experienced and enthusiastic Head Teacher, Alistair Downs taught in the UK and China before being appointed Founding Head of a British School in Thailand. He has a proven track record of successfully leading schools to provide students and teachers with the best environment to achieve their full potential.

In August 2016 he joined the RGS Guildford as Founding Head of their first overseas school in Doha, Qatar. The School currently accommodates students from Nursery to Year 6 and will open its senior school in September 2018.

Alistair Downs holds a BSc in Geography from Loughborough University, a PGCE from the University of Cambridge, and a Master's in Educational Leadership and Management.