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Meet the Board of Directors


Roy Barrett (Chairman) | Director

Roy has been involved with St. Andrews since its inception in 1996 and brings with him enormous experience of local and international business, as well as 20 years’ experience as a Board member of Bangkok Patana School – where he also served as treasurer for most of that time. Roy originates from the UK where he worked at Price Waterhouse before coming to Thailand 40 years ago and rising to become Finance Director of a major International company based in Bangkok. In addition to his role with St. Andrews, Roy also runs his own businesses and can be contacted on barrettbkk@gmail.com


Graham Sullivan | Director

Graham was also a founder member of the St. Andrews group has been closely involved with St. Andrews since the very beginning. He came to Thailand in 1992 to take up the post of Headteacher at Bangkok Patana School and during his 9 years as Head, the school was transformed into the large International School with the reputation for excellence that it enjoys today. Prior to coming to Thailand, Graham was a Headteacher and Educational Inspector in the UK and brings all that experience to our school. Graham is very closely involved with the establishment and running of HHIS and can be contacted at on graham@gsullivan.uk

Monica Sudhirak

Monica Sudhirak | Director

In her 30 plus years in teaching, Monica has worked as a head teacher at four different schools and was head of Bangkok Patana’s Early Years Unit for a number of years. She was then founding head of the first St. Andrews School in Thailand. From the beginning of her teaching career Monica has specialised in early years education and in particular recognises the importance of play as a context for young children’s learning. Monica is also a speaker and workshop presenter for the Thai Schools of Excellence Programme and is involved in curriculum development and teacher training in Thai Schools. Monica can be contacted at msudhirak@standrews-samakee.com


Tabietha Sudhirak | Director

Tabietha was born in the United States and has been working with the St. Andrews Group of schools for 15 years. She undertook her teacher training in the U.K. and has a Masters Degree in Special Educational Needs. During that time, she gained experience working with children from Nursery to Year 4 in the U.K., Finland and Thailand. Tabietha has been the Special Educational Needs coordinator at St. Andrews Samakee for the past 5 years, as well as the Early Years Foundation Stage team leader. She is a keen photographer and art enthusiast and particularly loves working on creative projects with the children. Tabietha can be contacted at tsudhirak@standrews-samakee.com


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