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Education Investment MENA
Conference: 4 -5 October 2023
Movenpick Grand Al Bustan DubaiUnited Arab Emirates

Steffen Sommer
Director General at Misk Schools


Dr Steffen Sommer has over 25 years of experience in senior roles in Europe and the Middle East. He joined Misk Schools in August 2022 from Doha College, where he was Principal for seven years.

A fluent speaker of many languages, he has led top international schools in the Netherlands, France and Switzerland and was Head of Languages at Rugby School in England, one of the country’s top independent boarding schools.

Born in Germany, Steffen gained his first degree in Language and Linguistics at the University of Leipzig. After military service and teacher training, he left to work in business in France with car maker Peugeot, and studied for a PhD in Birmingham, UK, before finding his vocation in teaching.

Steffen is a board member of Outstanding Schools of the Middle East, a co-founder of the international division of HMC, Vice Chair COBIS, and a Fellow of High Performance Learning.

Agenda Sessions

  • How High-Performance Learning Can Boost Your Bottom Line - And Support Your Talent Management Strategy


Speakers at this event