Mrs Emi Aghdiran: Biography

Emi Aghdiran MBA, former Deputy Head, joined Queen Elizabeth’s School in 1998, having previously worked within a major US investment bank’s international management division.

Her first post at QE was Examinations Officer and she became Business Manager from 2000.

Mrs Aghdiran, who gained her MBA from Manchester Business School, was appointed to the position of Assistant Head in 2008 and Deputy Head in 2019. She served as Company Secretary from the time the School converted to academy status in 2010 until November 2020.

Her work involved leading the financial, administrative and support functions of the School. She also provided support for various activities that fall outside the day-to-day operations of the School, including QE’s fundraising. She retired in December 2020.

Mrs Aghdiran currently serves on the Governing Body’s Finance, Audit & Risk Committee, and the Child Protection, Safeguarding & Wellbeing Committee. She is also a Trustee of the Friends of Queen Elizabeth’s.