Deputy Head of School for Finance and Operations at International School Bangkok in Thailand
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Deputy Head of School for Finance and Operations
International School Bangkok (Thailand)

Appointed - James (Jim) Carpenter
Dec 17, 13
Mar 14, 14

The International School of Bangkok, Thailand (

Seeks a New Deputy Head of School for Finance and Operations

To Begin July, 2015

Search Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. James (Jim) Carpenter to the position of Deputy Head of School for Finance and Operations at the International School of Bangkok, starting in July, 2015.

Jim is currently Deputy Director of the American School of Doha where he manages the finance, facilities, human resources, development, security, purchasing, admissions and data analysis functions for the school of 2,100 students.
Among other posts, he served as Senior Advisor in the Paraguayan and Guatemalan Finance Ministries as part of the U.S. Treasury’s support of the modernization of public finance systems in developing countries.  While in Paraguay, he was a Board member and Treasurer at the American School of Asunción.
Jim earned his Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.  Earlier, he earned B.S. in History (Minor in Spanish) from the University of California at Berkeley.
Jim joins an outstanding administrative team at ISB and will be coordinating with the long-standing Deputy Head for Finance and Operations at ISB, Mr. Ugo Costessi, to assure a smooth transition during the coming school year.
As befits a school the stature of ISB, there was a strong field of candidates for this search, for which Search Associates is proud to have been a part.
Jim Ambrose, Consultant


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