Title:Founder of Azazy Group
The late Dr. Hassan Azazy, was an educational innovator, pioneer and visionary, who left an indelible mark on Egyptian education. Dr. Azazy, a powerful advocate for excellence in teaching and research, was also University’s first Chairman of the Board of Trustees. As the University rises to excellence in the 21st Century, it has not forgotten the firm dedication of its founder in creating a forum for the limitless growth of knowledge, the free exchange of ideas, and the improvement of the individual and society as a whole.
Dr. Azazy’s educational enterprises began with the establishment of the Tarek Ben Zied School in 1958 followed by the Riyadh Private Secondary School Group in 1967 and continued to include seven private schools of various specialiesms throughout Egypt. While establishing and managing schools, Dr. Azazy held many prestigious positions. He was a member of the Supreme Council of High Institutes as well as the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. In addition, he served as chairman of private school industries and the Educational Centres Society’s Owners in Egypt . He was a representative of private school owners in the Central Committee of Private Education at the Ministry of Education. He also represented private school owners on the Private Education Committee for all Cairo zones as well as on the Private Education Committee of the Ministry of Education (Education zones: Heliopolis, Nasr City, Hadayek El-Kobba, and Ain Shams). Dr. Azazy was the Secretary General of the Education Syndicate in the East Cairo educational zone and Chief of the Education Syndicate in the Kobba zone. As a result of his service and many other invaluable contributions to education, Dr. Azazy was awarded an honorary doctorate from the American World University in 2008.
Dr. Azazy’s son, Mr. Khaled Azazy, continues his late father’s legacy by serving as the current Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Future University in Egypt.
Title:Chairman of Azazy Group
Mr. Khaled Hassan Azazy started his career in the field of education by supporting the family business headed by the late Dr. Hassan Azazy. In 2008, Mr. Azazy assumed the Chairmanship of the Azazy Group. He spearheaded the formation of the University’s Board of Trustees and Board of Advisors. Under his management, FUE increased its student headcount, introduced a quality management system and contributed to internationalizing Higher Education in Egypt. Moreover, FUE’s educational partnerships with renowned European, American as well as Asian universities have enhanced the impact of the University on Egyptian higher education.
Mr. Azazy sustained Azazy Group’s mission to provide quality education at affordable costs. At the outset, Mr. Azazy directed his attention and efforts to the K-12 sector in Egypt, to ensure the sustainability of the Group’s success. After that, Mr. Azazy focused on vocational education by establishing technical schools and institutes, linking them up with market industries, thus creating employment opportunities for the graduates of these institutes.
As part of Mr. Azazy visionary leadership, Azazy Group’s launched Malvern College Egypt – the first top British school to open an international branch in the MENA region. The uniqueness of the School lies in its offering top-quality education with British roots, while simultaneously addressing Egyptian and Arab history and culture.
Mr. Khaled Azazy’s firm commitment to the value of social responsibility is clearly evidenced in the work carried out by the Future Factory for Industrial Pharmaceutical Training, FUE Dental Hospital and the Hayah Foundation for Sustainable Development. The success rate of these institutions may be witnessed in the positive impact these entities have on their recipients.
Title:Chief Executive Officer
Mrs. ElSherbiny is a holder of a master’s degree in Quality Education Management, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Education, from Wolverhampton University, England. She started her career as a teacher, then went up the ladder from a head of department to a school Managing Director. Mrs. ElSherbiny was a School Director for one of the esteemed schools in Egypt for almost 15 years, delivering Egyptian National Curriculum, British International Curriculum, and the American Curriculum. Since 2004 Mrs. ElSherbiny also served as a member and an Associate Lead Evaluator on many diverse AdvancEd external review teams to accredit schools mostly in the Arab world. She is one of the co-founders of Malvern College Egypt and was officially appointed as the CEO in 2015. She also works as an Education Consultant, working with some reputable schools in Egypt and the Middle East. Mrs. ElSherbiny also has other hats with a few NGO’s; she has been ‘The Seeds of Peace’ Regional Coordinator. The IEARN Egyptian representative to USA. She currently serves as the United Nations NGO, DPI representative for the Middle East.
Title:Head of Secondary School
Richard Moore was educated at Woodbridge School in Suffolk and Brunel University (WLIHE), where he gained a Bachelor of Education. Richard taught at a school in Ealing London for 10 years before moving to a teaching post in Hong Kong for 6 years. Richard returned to work in a school in Marlborough, Wiltshire before taking the post in Cairo Egypt.
Title:Head of Primary School at Malvern College Egypt
Katharine Thomas has over twenty-three years of progressive experience in the field of education. She has a BA (Hons) in Education specialising in Mathematics (1998), a Post Graduate Diploma in School Management (2008), and the National Professional Qualification for Headship – NPQH (2011). Katharine has worked in three large primary schools in a variety of teaching and leadership positions; most recently as Headteacher for nine years before taking the post at Malvern College Egypt.
Title:Head of Secondary Pastoral & Head of Sixth Form at Malvern College Egypt
Jennifer went to sixth Form College in Southampton, England and later graduated from the University of Keele, Staffordshire with a BA in English and Educational Studies. After 3 years of teaching in the UK, Jennifer relocated to Cairo in 2012, where she worked as a Key Stage 3 coordinator in English, later becoming the Head of Sixth Form and IBDP Coordinator. As part of her experience with Sixth Form, Jennifer has organised local and global Work Experience and Internship programmes, been on World Challenge expeditions to Sri Lanka, hosted global university fairs and supported students in their further education applications around the world. Here at MCE, Jennifer is responsible for the pastoral and academic welfare of Lower and Upper Sixth Students who study the IBDP or A-Levels. She supports and guides students applying to universities both here in Egypt as well as abroad, as well as broadens their independent and personal development during their time in Key Stage 5. Working alongside pupils, parents and the wider community, Jennifer ensures a smooth transition from IGCSES to IBDP/A-Levels and onto University.