Our Leadership Team

Be passionate

Every GPS Brookes Kochi team member shares a unique contribution with our campus and our student body, always willing to go the extra mile to prioritize our students and deliver educational excellence.

All of our staff are highly qualified, experienced teachers and administrators. With one teacher to every 10 students, you’ll receive personalized attention and growth.

Nigel Gardner

Founding Principal

Nigel Gardner

Founding Principal

Nigel is a highly experienced and innovative International educator with a proven track record developing the IB Diploma Programme in leading International schools on two continents. 

Over the last decade, Nigel has led school authorisation and programme evaluation across Europe and Asia. Within the wider IB community, Nigel has worked with the IB in various capacities supporting assessment and curriculum development and has contributed to local and regional IB Conferences.

Nigel came into education from a successful career in the private sector, bringing that experience into various leadership roles over the last 19 years coupled to deep subject knowledge within the sciences, in particular the physical and environmental sciences. 

As a parent himself, Nigel is passionate about the role of education in preparing students for a rapidly changing future. He sees the expanding world of technology integration, not as a threat but a great opportunity for schools, young people and their connection with society.