Graduated with BA (Hons) in French Studies and MA in Linguistics and EFL. Certificate (CTEFLA) and diploma (DTEFLA) in teaching English as a Foreign Language. Diploma in Management and EFL.
Twenty four years teaching and training in the UK, France, Spain, Argentina and Australia. Worked as a teacher, teacher trainer, examiner and school manager. Writing experience includes academic course materials for general courses; blogs and thought leadership articles for a Business English audience.
Highlights include: winning training contract for leading Japanese firm and developing tailor-made training programme for junior engineers. Being selected to participate in academic board of international organisation, contributing to teacher education strategy. Running a school for 8 years, designing and running its customised training programmes and extending its client base.
Global clients have included very high profile management personal, company directors and owners, government staff, university professors and a wide range of private individuals across various sectors (automotive, energy, engineering, management consultancy, mining, pharmaceutical, medical and dental and telecommunications).