Board of Trustees

The ZIS Board of Trustees is the guardian of the school's mission. It is the Board's responsibility to ensure that the mission is relevant and vital to the community it serves and to monitor the success of the school in fulfilling its mission.

Below are details of the ZIS Board of Trustees.

Ron Steijn
Chairman of the Board
Governance Committee
Facilities Committee

Ron Steijn is Dutch and a ZIS alumni parent. He works in the pensions and benefits sector, and joined the Board in 2016.

Isabel Amiro do Vale

Isabel Almiro do Vale
Community Relations Committee

Isabel is Portuguese and British and is a ZIS Parent. She works in marketing and joined the Board in 2018.

Philippe Brenninkmeijer

Philippe A. L. Brenninkmeijer
Governance Committee

Philippe is Dutch and is a ZIS parent.  He works in retail, real estate and investment and joined the Board in 2018.

Marcel Cobuz

Marcel Cobuz
Facilities Committee

Marcel Cobuz is French and Romanian and a ZIS parent. He works for a global building materials and solutions company and joined the Board in 2019.

Alexandra Utterman

Alexandra Hallen Utterman
Board Secretary
Chair Governance Committee

Alexandra Hallen Utterman is American and a ZIS parent. She has experience in investment management and joined the Board in 2017.

Erik Kaas

Erik Kaas
Vice- Chair
Finance Committee

Erik Kaas is German and Swiss and is a ZIS parent. He is a partner in a market investment management company and joined the Board in 2017.

Kevin Lane

Kevin Lane
Strategy Committee

Kevin Lane is American and a ZIS alumni parent. He is a management consultant and joined the Board in 2014.

Claudia Liftschitz

Claudia Lifschitz-Scheiner
Chair Community Relations Committee

Claudia Lifschitz-Scheiner is Swiss and a ZIS parent. She is a mediator and a justice of the peace and joined the Board in 2017.

Suzanne Rapetti-Hunsicker

Suzanne E. Rapetti-Hunsicker
Facilities Committee

Suzanne E. Rapetti-Hunsicker is American and Swiss, a AISZ (ZIS) alumna and alumni parent. She is a partner in a project management and design company and joined the Board in 2019.

Kerstin Strubel

Kerstin Strubel
Community Relations Committee 

Kerstin Strubel is German and a ZIS parent. She is a marketing capability consultant and joined the Board in 2019.

George Terziev

George Terziev
Chair Finance Committee

George Terziev is Swiss and Bulgarian and a ZIS parent. He works in finance and project management and joined the Board in 2013.

Lemeng Zhang

Lemeng Zhang
Finance Committee
Strategy Committee

Lemeng Zhang is Chinese and a ZIS parent. She has experience in consulting and investment management and joined the Board in 2017.