Ms. Hessa Amin

Chief Executive Officer, FAWSEC Educational Company


  • Masters of Education in International Education Policy – Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • BA in Business Administration: Dual emphases in accounting and finance – University of Washington, Seattle
  • Certificate in Advanced Education Leadership (CAEL) – Harvard Graduate School of Education 

Board Role(s):

  • Vice-chairperson

Professional Experience and Affiliations:

  • FAWSEC Educational Company – Chief Executive Officer
  • FAWSEC Educational Company – Deputy Chief Executive Officer
  • FAWSEC Educational Company – Academic Affairs Manager
  • FAWSEC Educational Company – Curriculum Developer and Data Analyst
  • Asiya Investments – Analyst, Financials Fund
  • Ernst & Young – Associate, Business Risk Services

Joined FAWSEC as Curriculum Developer in 2013 and then got promoted to Academic Affairs Officer in 2016 and now serve in the capacity of CEO. Currently in charge of the school Directors (Al-Bayan Bilingual School and Al-Bayan International School), human resources, professional development, IT, education technology management and admissions. Some of the projects that she has worked on include:

  • Created and facilitated workshops to revise the schools’ missions
  • Established partnerships within Kuwait to bring relevant programs to the students. This includes a plan that was recently initiated with a Kuwait based company to bring design thinking and creative problem solving initiatives to middle and high school students
  • Had a major role in the Human Resources department review. Provided input on the updated staff job descriptions, helped create the evaluation systems and worked on the development of an online Employee Portal to be implemented at the schools
  • Aligned the Professional Development department to school and employee goals and worked on incorporating that to the Employee Portal to streamline the application and tracking process, and evaluate the impact of PD offerings
  • Worked on parent communication and engagement by initiating the parent teacher association at BBS and creating the new website structure
  • Analyzed and led the enhancement of the rigor and relevance of K-12 curriculum maps in Math, Science, and Technology
  • Introduced a data analysis function for the organization to track school KPIs and support teachers in utilizing data for instruction
  • Writing and reviewing school policies for the reporting departments such as the Curriculum Review Policy, HR Policy, Admissions Policy…