Leadership & Administration
Michael Gehrig, Head of School Frankfurt
Michael Gehrig studied English/American Studies, Politics and Education in Mainz and Texas. He has taught English, History, Politics and Business Studies and has been head of the Anna Schmidt School in Frankfurt/Main. Alongside his work as a teacher, he was responsible for the international activities within the scope of the UNESCO Project School Programme.
Colin Mortensen, Dep. Head of School, Head of Primary School and Reception
Colin Mortensen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Hispanic Studies and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. He is in the final stages of his Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership. He worked in the United States, Spain and Jordan before joining Phorms Frankfurt as the Head of Primary and Reception in 2014. He has since been promoted to the Deputy Head of Whole School position.
Dr. Astrid Simon, Dep. Head of Primary School
Astrid Simon studied Romance Languages in Cologne and did her PhD in Sports Science after receiving her degree as PE teacher. After having worked as a lecturer and scientist at the German Sports University in Cologne she moved to Singapore for five years. She joined Phorms Frankfurt Taunus Campus in May 2012 as Sports Coordinator and Sports teacher and was promoted to the Deputy Head of Primary position in 2014.
Gregory Trueman, Extracurricular Coordinator
Gregory Trueman hails from both England and America. He attended Longwood University in Virginia and graduated with a Bachelors degree in History with a minor in Criminal Justice. Having worked in the hospitality industry for almost 10 years, he likes to bring people smiles and great customer service, and is most happy when you’re happy! Apart from working at Phorms and making children laugh, he also works as a part time professional tour guide of Frankfurt
Isabell Almeida, School Assistant
Isabell de Almeida is a Foreign Language Assistant as well as a Hotelier. After a 6-month stay in Spain she worked up to 2011 as an event manager in upscale Hotels. Thereafter, she was employed for 5 years in the distribution inside service / customer service sector. Since 2016 she is responsible for the front office organization of the Phorms School Frankfurt Taunus Campus.