Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is ‘governed’ by a Board of Trustees. Representatives from the three major stake holders (Aldar Properties, Cranleigh UK and the Royal Group) that make up the main Board.

  • The Headmaster and the Bursar (financial controller) report directly to the Board. Other senior members of staff are seconded when and as it is appropriate to do so
  • The main Board is served by two sub-committees: The Education Sub-Committee and the Financial and General Purposes Sub-Committee
  • There are four main Board Meetings every academic year and Sub-Committees meet as often as necessary
  • The Cranleigh UK team who have been involved in the project since its inception sits on the Board of Trustees


Chairman - Aldar Properties

His Excellency Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak

Chief Executive Officer - Aldar Properties

Talal Al Dhiyebi

Chief Investment Officer - Aldar Properties

Jassem Saleh Busaibe

Executive Director - Acquisitions and Investment Management - Aldar Properties

Jahed Rahman

Chief Financial Officer - Aldar Properties

Greg Fewer

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Board Member

Sam Watkinson

Chairman of the Buildings and Estate Committee

Nicholas Sweet

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Board Member

David J. Weiler

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Board Member

Sanjeev Doshi