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Repton Governing Board


Mr Tan Tee How

Mr Tan Tee How is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Repton Malaysia and brings with him more than 30 years of service in public service in Singapore. As Chairman, Mr Tan sets for Repton Malaysia a vision for its transformation into a top British brand international school in the region.


Mr Law Cheong Yan

Mr Law Cheong Yan joined CES as Chief Financial Officer in August 2013. Prior to this, Mr Law spent more than nine years in China and the U.S. managing the businesses of several Singapore companies’ overseas subsidiaries. Mr Law was also the Group’s Financial Controller for the period from June 1999 to February 2004 and an auditor with an international accounting firm from September 1995 to June 1999. He is also a member of ISCA and CPA Australia.


Dr Koh Thiam Seng

Dr Koh Thiam Seng is a Member of the Board of Governors of Repton Malaysia. Dr Koh brings with him more than 28 years of experience in education. Prior to this, Dr Koh was Associate Dean at the Office of Education Research and Associate Professor of Natural Sciences and Science Education at the National Institute of Education. Aside from the academia, Dr Koh also assumed many senior positions in the Ministry of Education, Singapore. He was also the Principal of St. Joseph’s Institution, Singapore (2009-2015) and Chief Executive Officer (2015–2017) at St. Joseph’s Institution International School.


Mr Jimmy Tan

Mr Jimmy Tan joined CES Education as Senior Vice President in October, 2020. Over the course of more than 30 years in the Singapore Education Service, Mr Tan held numerous leadership appointments in various schools, including the appointment of Vice Principal of St Anthony’s Primary School (1994 to 1997) and Principal of Holy Innocents’ Primary School (1997 to 2001). He also held senior appointments in the Singapore Ministry of Education, as Cluster Superintendent (2001 to 2009), and thereafter, as Deputy Director, Schools Appraisal (2010 to 2013). Mr Tan has also conducted leadership training programmes locally, and been involved in leadership development projects regionally eg Bhutan, Cambodia and Vietnam, as an Educational Consultant with the National Institute of Education (international), NTU, and Singapore Polytechnic (International) from 2014 to date.


Mr Ian Davenport

Ian Davenport is the Director of Education and Executive Lead for Repton International Schools Ltd. (RISL); as such, he a member of the governing bodies of all RISL schools and he chairs each school’s education committee. As well as having been a governor of Repton School in Derbyshire, he has also governed numerous other independent and state schools, including being Chair of Trustees at The Royal Academy for the Deaf. He was the founding CEO of a national education charity and led two national social impact education initiatives. He is an adviser to the Department for Education and the Independent Schools Council. Ian was the Head Master of Blundell’s, Senior Tutor and Head of Department at Radley College, a qualified school inspector and an Economics tutor at Oxford University. After graduating, he worked for Morgan Stanley and Arthur Andersen. He is a Fellow of Liverpool Hope University.


Mr Mark Atkins

Mark has 34 years’ experience in education including headship in the UK and a number of years teaching and leading in premium international schools. As the founding Headmaster of Repton Junior School Dubai, he was responsible for the establishment of the first UK branded boarding school in the Middle East and was also the founding headmaster of Foremarke School Dubai.

A member of the Board of Evolvence Knowledge Investments in Dubai, he was Head of Academics and Education for the company overseeing the development and expansion of the company's education platform.

Mark has been the Chief Operating Officer for Repton International Schools Ltd since 2016, working with international partners to establish Repton schools around the world.

Mark is a Governor of three international schools and Chairman of Governors of UK independent school.

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