Principal/CEO, GEMS Founders School
Matthew Burfield began his career teaching History in a Secondary School in South London and went on to open a Sixth Form College in Brixton. Since then he spent time advising Head teachers in the UK and then moved into international schooling in Athens, Greece. His first headship there was transforming an established school into the best British International School in the area.
He is now the Principal/CEO of the most successful school opening in GEMS history at GEMS Founders School. It opened its doors to over 1800 children in September 2016. It is a vibrant and wonderful learning environment. Most importantly to him the children at GEMS Founders School are mindful and happy learners who love coming to school every day.