John Guyatt

Full Board Member
Advisor, British-Indian school project in India

John Guyatt read Modern History at Hertford College, Oxford, and took his Post Graduate Certificate in Education at London University’s Institute of Education.

He taught at Sevenoaks School where he was Housemaster of the International Sixth Form Boarding Centre, took a leading role in enabling it to become the first in the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference group of British schools to adopt the International Baccalaureate Diploma, and, as Undermaster, oversaw its overseas admissions and scholarship programme.

With his experience and interest in Eastern Europe, he developed links with schools in Romania, the Czech Republic, Hungary, newly reunified Eastern Germany, and Greece. A regular visitor to India, he contributed to the founding of the Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai, and continues to act as consultant and governor at schools in Hyderabad and Chennai. He is a governor and trustee of schools in Britain where for many years he was an inspector for the Independent Schools Inspectorate. His consultancy work has involved advising schools in China, India, Kuwait, France and Italy and, most recently, helping create the United World College Dilijan.