Director of Academic Operations
Gary Stout has a Master’s degree in Science from Edinburgh Napier University and a diploma in Music Recording Arts from the Grove School of Music, LA, California. Prior to his career in education, he worked in the music industry for over twenty years as a recording engineer, producer and business owner in the USA, UK and Japan. After retiring from the entertainment industry he retrained as a chef and functioned as operations director and executive chef for catering franchises, International schools, NGOs and embassies in East Africa. Prior to joining RAS, Gary was employed by GEMS Education, a Dubai based multinational organisation where he functioned as Technology Advisor and Head of the Creative Arts at GEMS Cambridge International School, Kampala, Uganda. He is qualified as an IGCSE and BTEC examiner and has taught from KS2 to KS5 as a Food and Nutrition and Music Technology teacher. Gary is passionate about education and dedicated to creating harmony between the functions of administration, students and teachers to deliver excellence in education.