We operate under the same confidential bond as lawyers and accountants. It is essential to our business that strict confidentiality is maintained at all times as it would be completely counterproductive, and utterly damaging, to our business, should we fail in this critical high ideal.
Founder and CEO
Nick has a wealth of Trade experience. Over 18 years he worked for two of the UK’s ‘blue chip’ book publishing houses Pan Macmillan and Faber & Faber where he ran their European/Asian, and World Export departments respectively. For a further 12 years he was CEO of Cardooo Ltd which traded all around the world.
Decades of experience in English language publishing.
Decades of experience with colleagues (and friends) where English is their second language.
Decades of experience dealing with day-to-day trade issues.
Head of Teaching
Eleanor completed her Masters in French language and literature at the University of St Andrews, in Scotland, followed by a post graduate teaching certificate (PGCE) at the University of Cambridge. She is qualified to prepare students for standardised tests (IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC). She has also worked in the development of innovative methods of teaching languages, and in teaching teachers how to use them. For the last 10 years she has worked in France for the University of Paul Sabatier in Toulouse and the Ecole Nationale d'Ingenieurs in Tarbes, teaching English and Communication studies. She has also worked extensively with researchers and business teaching English and French and editing academic and business texts.
Simon is an expert in Marketing and Business. His first Agency, Proximity Worldwide, began life in his mum and dad’s front room. Under his leadership, the agency grew to 2,200 staff in 44 countries. One of the keys to the agency’s success was the quality of communications between and through its local offices. It is now part of the Omnicom Group. His second agency CHI & Partners developed big brand and communication ideas for its clients. A majority share was acquired by WPP. His third agency, Seven Seconds, helped retailers manage rapid digital transformation, through eCommerce. It was acquired by Publicis.
Consultant Project Manager
Bianca specialises in building teams, products and services. She has worked with many different businesses including global hygiene, health, learning, games, entertainment and public sectors. She has delivered for a long list of clients, including Nord Anglia Education, Learning and Skills Improvements Service, Channel 4 TV, Sony, Kellogg’s, Nestle, Adidas, Take2, Rockstar, NHS 24, West Midlands Strategic Health Authority and Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Most recently she has been working as a Project Manager delivering mobile and TV apps to broadcasters and sport content owners.