District Leadership Profiles

Mr Eddie Liptrot District SuperintendentMr Eddie Liptrot - District Superintendent

Eddie Liptrot joined International Schools Group (ISG) in fall 2013 as Principal of Dhahran British Grammar School and is now the District Superintendent. He has held substantial Headship in the UK and in the Middle East. In addition, Eddie was adviser and development partner to a range of international schools, as part of a commercial international schools group, prior to joining ISG. Within this role he led in the founding of new international schools; he acted as founding Principal of a school in Moscow. Eddie has worked extensively in building school leadership capacity; as an employee of The University of Manchester, he trained and assessed Headteachers and middle leaders in the UK, through partnership with the National College for School Leadership.

John Chapman Assistant Superintendent for Human ResourcesTracy Kennedy - Director of Human Resources

Prior to joining the ISG in January 2016, Tracy was an operations management consultant who assisted small to medium size companies with improving their operational processes.  Her passion for customer service paired with her knowledge as a certified Professional in Human Resources - International™ (PHRi) has allowed her the opportunity to proudly provide leadership and support to a talented, dedicated team of HR specialists who continually strive to deliver the best service, consultancy, and operational support to 800 ISG school district employees.


Tara Waudby Assistant Superintendent of LearningTara Waudby - Assistant Superintendent for Learning

Tara Waudby is pleased to be a part of the ISG district learning team. Passionate about innovation in education, she is committed to ISG’s Vision for 21st Century Excellence. Having grown up overseas, Tara began her teaching career in Phoenix, Arizona before moving into international education, where prior to joining ISG, she spent five years in Taiwan and ten years in Kuwait. Tara has served in numerous roles including principal, assistant principal, professional development coordinator, ESL coordinator and a teacher of special education, ESL and secondary English. She holds an MA in Educational Leadership and an MFA in Poetry.

Mr Jim Pritlove Director of Safety & SecurityJim Pritlove - Director of Safety & Security

Jim Pritlove joined International Schools Group in October 2017. Jim has been a security consultant for over 14 years working for commercial organizations in the oil, gas and mining sectors in the Middle East and Africa.

Waleed Al-Groon Director Government RelationsWaleed H. Al-Groon - Director for Government Relations

Mr. Waleed Al Groon holds an Office Management Diploma. He handled various senior positions for more than 22 years of local and international experience with multiple industries such as Technology, Trading, Construction, and Services. Managing key departments of HR, Personnel, Administration and Government Relation.

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International Schools Group (ISG)
P. O. Box 31677
Al-Khobar 31952
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966-13-330-0555

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