Our Team

    Marc Vehlow, Head of School

    Marv Vehlow studied at Freie Universität Berlin to become a biology and sport teacher. After teaching for several years in secondary schools in Berlin, he and his family decided to move to China. At the German School in Shangai he worked as a teacher and served as assistant director. In July 2015 Marc Vehlow took over the position as Head of Secondary School at Phorms Campus Berlin Mitte. Since March 2016 he is the Head of School.

    Derek Llewellyn, Head of Primary School

    Derek Llewellyn grew up near Birmingham in England and has been a teacher for 25 years. He studied at Middlesex University, London as an undergraduate and has an MSc in Computing and Learning Technology from Birkbeck College, London University. He has been an educational writer for the Open University in the UK as well as an international schools inspector. He has been a Head Teacher in London as well as the founding Head Teacher for an international school in Yangon, Myanmar. He joined Phorms Berlin Mitte as Head of Primary in February 2017.

    Britta Borchert, Deputy Head of Primary School

    Britta Borchert grew up in Germany and Canada. She studied German, History, English and education at Queen’s University and Lakehead University in Ontario and at Philipps University in Marburg an der Lahn.  In 2008, she joined the Phorms team in Berlin Mitte and has been deputy head of the primary school since 2011.

    Henning Woolf, Head of Nursery

    Henning Woolf studied Early Education at the University of Applied Sciences Neubrandenburg. Subsequently he worked as a coordinator for the under 3’s in an international school and as head of a kindergarten in Berlin. He lives with his family in a multilingual home and therefore strongly identifies with the concepts of bilingual language acquisition.

    Graham Kelly, Deputy Head of Nursery

    Graham Kelly is from Ireland. He moved to Berlin in 2007, leaving behind the hospitality industry. He took an intensive German course for six months, before moving into an English based educational field. He has been at Phorms-Mitte since 2011, when he joined in the role of a Native English speaker. He studied to be an Educator between 2012-2015, while also taking on the part-time role as Deputy Head of the Kindergarten. This is now a permanent role.

    Christian Heine, Managing Director

    Christian Heine read Business Studies (MSc) at the Fachhochschule Hannover and Southern Illinois University St. Louis. From 2009 onwards he worked in the Finance & Controlling department of Phorms Holding SE and supported the development of the Phorms schools. In December 2013 he became the Business Manager for the Berlin Phorms schools.

    Pia Moutsinga, Admissions Counsellor

    Pia Moutsinga grew up in Berlin where she completed her professional training as tax consultant and worked as a volunteer for the Sportjugend Berlin. She was one of the first Phorms employees who joined the inauguration of Campus Berlin Mitte. Her first position at Phorms was assistant of the School Administration.