Governance and Leadership
The American School of Bombay is managed by the American School of Bombay Education
Trust set up under the terms and conditions laid down by the Ministry of External Affairs,
New Delhi. The school is governed by a Board of Trustees, which is elected by the parents
and faculty for a two-year term. The American Consul General is the Chairman of the Board
of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is composed of eleven community members: eight are
elected, two are appointed by the Board Chairman. The Board oversees the governance and
direction of the school by holding regular meetings, retreats and being actively involved in
The Head of School is also the Chief Executive Officer, directly responsible to the Board of
Trustees. The Head of School is aided by the Deputy Head of School, Elementary, Middle, and
High School Principals, Chief Operating Officer and the Director of Institutional Advancement.
This group forms the Leadership Team at ASB.
The Elementary, Middle and High School Principals are the educational leaders in their
division and responsible for the short and long-term goals of the school as well as the
day-to-day management of the division.