Akram Tarik

Principal/CEO GEMS Founders School – Al Mizhar

Akram Tarik has been at GEMS Education since May 2015. He joined GEMS Westminster school Ras al Khaimah as Vice Principal and then appointed Principal/CEO in 2018. Under his leadership, the school’s community grew to more than 3,000 pupils.

Akram began his teacher training in 2001, inspired by his science teacher Professor Chowdhury, a charismatic and passionate man who instilled a love of the subject. Between 2001 and 2009, Akram taught science in south and east inner-London. From 2010 -2015, Akram’s leadership supported schools in north and east London.

He has previously served as an Ofsted inspector and has been a governor of two schools. Akram was appointed as Principal at GEMS Founders school, Al Mizhar in August 2020. He is extremely proud and excited to have joined the Founders family of schools and is focused on nurturing talent and academic excellence and providing real progression routes for all the children under his care.