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Our Educational Consultants – Middle East/Africa

Our highly-trained consultants in Africa and the Middle East are graduates with professional backgrounds in education and education administration.




Maryam Farzaneh has had a broad range of international experience living and working in New York, London, Singapore and currently Dubai. Having relocated several times with children, she has become active in International School governance.  Her professional life began with managing a radiology practice in New York City. She then held a position as Public Relations Manager for a Dubai-based communications company.  Prior to her move to Singapore, Maryam was a Project Manager supporting Cisco System’s marketing initiatives in the Middle East. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Fordham University.

Aamynah Nagji is an independent educational consultant in Dubai. She is a Certified Leadership Trainer and Life Coach.  Aamynah is passionate about working with children and young adults, and preparing them to be skillful leaders for our global market. She has a BA in Economics and Statistics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, India and received her certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst from AIMR, USA.  Aamynah is also an active volunteer in her three children’s school, assisting with the implementation of a parallel mathematics program for improving mental math skills. She speaks fluent Hindi and Urdu.



Jenny Reynolds is an Independent Educational Consultant for the School Choice Group in South Africa. Jenny was born and schooled in Johannesburg and Grahamstown, hence has an extensive knowledge of schools in both areas. Now as a mother of two, Jenny has done intensive research into the various schools in Johannesburg from a parent’s perspective. Jenny has spent the last 7 years in Australia and Singapore as an expat, so is familiar with the challenges of relocating and finding the right schools for one’s children. Jenny spent a decade in the corporate marketing and branding world and was the coordinator of a Parent/Child program at an international preschool in Singapore. Jenny has a degree in Psychology and Early Childhood Education.