The long standing career in education of Mr. Richard de Boef started in 1990 as member of the Management Team of the Faculty of Biology at Utrecht University, being responsible for Education & Student Affairs. Later he worked
as an educational officer for a nature conversation organisation in The Netherlands. In 1997 he became teacher of Biology and of Computer in a secondary school. During the years that followed he was promoted to Team
Leader, then Head of Department and finally to Associate Principal in different secondary schools. The main characteristic in his career is the innovations in education he brought to the schools he worked for. He has been working with concepts as Dalton, Montessori and Leonardo education. In between, he has been a consultant to primary and secondary schools to guide them in setting up educational programmed for highly gifted students.
In his last position as Associate Principal he transformed Picasso Lyceum to a KED Inspired school. That experience brought him to India, where he since February 2018 leads Kunskapsskolan Lucknow as Head of School.