Our Team

Gabriela Engel
Head of Secondary School

Gabriela Engel has been Head of Secondary School at the Phorms Campus Hamburg since August 2021. She has many years of international experience and was most recently a teacher at the German school abroad Beata Imelda in Lima (Peru). There, she was responsible for teaching German-language history in the mixed-language International Baccalaureate. In addition to her qualifications to teach German and history at secondary level I and II, Gabriela Engel also has additional qualifications in the areas of digitalisation, classroom counselling and teacher training. At the German school abroad Beata Imelda, she was also the representative for pedagogical quality management for many years and in this function was also a member of the extended school management.

Dr. Christiane C. Wasle
Deputy Head of Secondary School

Christiane Wasle has been Deputy Head of Secondary School at the Phorms Campus Hamburg since August 2020. She has many years of experience in the field of scientific and technical education for children and young people with a focus on promoting gifted children and is well networked in the Hamburg MINT scene.
After studying geology/palaeontology in Hamburg and Kiel, she was involved in a variety of international projects in the field of research and development. Christiane Wasle has been teaching geography at the Phorms Campus Hamburg since 2015.

Sylvia Lehnhof
Business Manager

Sylvia Lehnhof studied International Management in Germany and England and later on worked for various companies in Germany and abroad. Recently she supported the German market launch of a leading British Gap Year Operator. She gained experiences in Spain, the UK, South America and South Korea. From December 2011 to February 2018 she was responsible for coordinating the admissions process at Phorms. She currently holds the position of Administrative Director.

Annika Watson & David Rosenzweig
Management Team Hort

Annika Watson started working as a Teaching Assistant at the Phorms Campus Hamburg in 2018. In March 2020, she took over the Deputy Extracurricular Coordinator position as a maternity leave cover. Mrs. Watson has worked and studied in the United States for five years before she started at Phorms. She is happy to be back in her home country and is looking forward to creating an exciting holiday care and Hort program for the kids, along with Mr. Rosenzweig. ​​​​​​

David Rosenzweig has been at the Phorms Campus Hamburg since 2012. He is an Australian-born social worker who started at the Campus as a Teaching Assistant and took over as head of the extracurricular progamme in summer 2018. Mr Rosenzweig likes living in Hamburg, his adopted home, and he enjoys working with Ms Watson to create interesting and varied offers for the children in the holiday care and after-school programmes.