Jim Urquhart

Chair, Executive Committee


Jim Urquhart is honored to support CEESA and appreciates the collegial nature of this region. In the role of CEESA Chair, he has the pleasure of working with a caring and passionate group of educators in our efforts to lead transformation through collaboration. Within CEESA, Jim serves as the Director of the Anglo-American School of Sofia (AAS) - originally established in 1967 to assist the diplomats living in Sofia. Today AAS is a thriving award earning school for expatriates and Bulgarians, alike.

Jim is the husband of Andie Urquhart. Andie and Jim have two ebullient children, currently in grade 10 and 12. Originally from Canada, Jim and Andie, prior to Bulgaria, have also had the privilege of serving schools in Brazil, Russia, Venezuela, and Japan.

To promote learning beyond the classroom Jim has served on the Boards of the European League for Middle Level Educational, as well as Destination Imagination. He also enjoys supporting student growth and learning beyond the classroom by coaching sports teams and participating in the arts. In his spare time Jim enjoys spending time with his family, participating in sport, making self-proclaimed unique playlists, and pretending he does not like to eat fast food.


Director, The Anglo-American School of Sofia
Phone: + 359-2-923-8810
Fax: + 359-2-923-8859
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