School Leadership Team
Head of the School
Mr. David W. Udry
Mr. Udry has around 20 years of experience with leading schools in delivering International curriculums: International Baccalaureate (PYP, MYP, and DP), Cambridge / IGCSE, and American curriculum. Mr. Udry has significant knowledge of overseas education, career guidance, and counselling. He has served in senior academic roles at leading organizations including Community College of Vermont – Rutland Campus, Long Island University – Brooklyn Campus, New York Institute of Technology – Manhattan Campus, SelaQui World School, and the GEMS group.
Mr. Udry holds a Master’s Degree in International Education Development from Columbia University, New York, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from Drew University, New Jersey.
Head of Primary Years Program (PYP)
Ms. Ruchika Sachdev holds a Master’s degree in Education and a Bachelor’s degree in English and Psychology.
She brings with her years of experience of working with children and teachers. She has taught in international schools in general classrooms and special education set-ups for a number of years before moving on to administrative positions.
Beginning her career in teacher training with SNDT University, Ms. Ruchika has worked with the British School and Lancers International School in the NCR. She continues to train teachers, working with a number of institutes as guest faculty and has collaborated on creating content for different subjects and online courses for professional development for teachers.
Ms. Ruchika has a keen interest in developing inclusive education environments that provide equal opportunities for all students. She passionately believe that students in the primary years grow best in nurturing, motivating and stimulating environments that inspire them to be themselves. Learning cannot be rushed and must be allowed to unfold and take its path, ably supported by adults.
International Baccalaureate’s philosophy, values and pedagogy fit seamlessly with her beliefs about education and she want to continue learning and developing through, what she calls her best teachers- children!
Head of Middle Years Program (MYP)
Mr. Vishnu Sharma
Mr. Vishnu Sharma brings with him experience of 16 years in university and school teaching, operation and administration. A self-motivated, passionate and dynamic educator who believes in modern education, Mr. Vishnu encourages creativity and innovation in both- teachers and students. His aim is to impart a holistic education and create a meaningful impact on today’s generation by providing a caring, stable environment and academic excellence while preparing pupils for lifelong learning.
Equipped with a Master’s Degree in Applied Biological Science from Oxford University, Mr. Vishnu has been a recipient of some renowned scholarships, awarded by organisations like the Commonwealth, the World Bank, and JRF/NET. He holds a certification in School Leadership from IIM, Ahmedabad, and also possesses qualifications in modern pedagogy, special needs and counselling. Mr. Sharma is a published researcher, and is a trained teacher for Biology for the IB-Diploma course. As an educator, Mr Vishnu has held teaching and leading positions at the SelaQui World School, Ecole Mondial World School, Navrachana International School and the Dean of RBK International Academy and Head of Operations of RBK group of schools, Mumbai.
A thorough professional with in-depth and rich experience in the educational arena, deep rooted values and work ethics, Mr Sharma is very particular and precise with work details and draws the best from his staff and high standards of learning achievements from his students.