Staff - MC Academy

Our Amazing Teachers and Staff!

Our staff are passionate about providing a secure and stimulating learning experience for students. Our teachers are qualified, and culturally-sensitive as many of them have previously taught English abroad.
If you want to read about the ELT/TESOL qualifications of our teaching staff then please read the British Council’s 2018 report here.

MC Academy Current Staff

Majid Abufares

Majid Abufares

CEO & Founder

 Imad Ahmed

Imad Ahmed

Executive Director

BA Middle Eastern Studies and Hebrew, MA International Business

 

Nicholas Kiley

Nicholas Kiley

Head of Development

BA (Hons) Sociology, MA Educational Technology and TESOL, CELTA, DELTA

Harriet Burleigh

Harriet Burleigh

Administration Manager

BA (Hons) Psychology

Frances Carr

Frances Carr

Director of Studies

BA Contemporary Film & Video, CELTA

Ben Grimshaw

Ben Grimshaw

Assistant Director of Studies

BA (Hons) English Language, CELTA

Administration Department

Laila Romero

Laila Romero

Finance & Enrolment Officer

BA (Hons) International Relations

Antonio Pecchillo

Antonio Pecchillo

Enrolment & Administration Officer

Mohammed Osman

Mohammed Osman

Student Support & Enrolment Officer

Caroline Pomfret

Caroline Pomfret

Accommodation Officer

BA (Hons) in Television & Radio

Ursula Gonçalves d'Almeida

Ursula Gonçalves d'Almeida

Accommodation Officer & CELTA Administrator

BA (Hons) Architecture

Elham Ibrahim

Elham Ibrahim

Administrator & Enrolment Officer

BA (Hons) Education Studies

Andre Campos da Hora

Andre Campos da Hora

Enrolment & Administration Officer

BA (Hons) Foreign Languages

Tatiana Bastos

Tatiana Bastos

Compliance & Administration Officer

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Halima Begum

Halima Begum

HR Officer

LLB Law Degree, Legal Practice Course (Post Graduate Diploma), Professional Skills Course, Qualified Solicitor

 

Jade Lavin

Jade Lavin

School Secretary & HR

BA (Hons) Law LLB

Sales & Marketing Department

Krystian Griffiths

Krystian Griffiths

Marketing Manager, Social Activities Officer & Sales Officer (East Asia)

BA (Hons) Illustration with Animation 

Dima Hussien

Dima Hussien

Regional Sales Officer (Middle East & North Africa)

BA (Hons) Translation and Interpreting, MA in Translation

Mehmet Nazif Dag

Mehmet Nazif Dag

Regional Sales Officer (Turkey)

BA Management 

Giovanni Balzano

Giovanni Balzano

Sales & Marketing Officer (Italy & Europe)

BA (Hons) Business Law

 

Lluis Garrigues Carbonell

Lluis Garrigues Carbonell

Sales & Marketing Officer (Spain, Portugal, South America & Central America)

BA (Hons) Advertising & Public Relations

Mohamed Saleh

Mohamed Saleh

Regional Sales Officer (Middle East & North Africa)

MA in International Business & Management

Teachers 

Joseph Grogan

Joseph Grogan

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) Arabic Studies, CELTA  

Morgan D’Arcy

Morgan D’Arcy

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) English with Music, CELTA

Cinthia Baseler

Cinthia Baseler

EFL Teacher

Translation & Interpreting, CELTA

Charlie Davies

Charlie Davies

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) Philosophy, MA TEFL, Trinity Cert. TESOL

Chris Nelligan

Chris Nelligan

EFL teacher

BA (Hons) History, MA in Humanities, CELTA

Gill Gunn

Gill Gunn

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) History & English, PGCE with History, MA in English Studies, CELTA

Samuel Elkin

Samuel Elkin

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) Latin American & Hispanic Studies, MA in Cultural & Visual Anthropology, PGCE – Modern Foreign Languages, CELTA

Mark Sanderson

Mark Sanderson

EFL teacher

BSc (Hons) Management, Communication and Technology, CELTA

 

                                                                            

Harry Hargreaves

Harry Hargreaves

EFL Teacher

CELTA

Lianna Andrews

Lianna Andrews

EFL Teacher

NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care, CELTA

Charlotte Portman

Charlotte Portman

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) English and American Literature with Creative Writing, CELTA

Annam Ahmad

Annam Ahmad

EFL teacher

(BA Hons) English Language for Education, CELTA

Todd Cooper

Todd Cooper

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) Anthropology, PG. Dip. Art Policy & Management, Trinity TESOL, CELTA

Paul Fernandez

Paul Fernandez

EFL Teacher

CELTA

 

Paul Rouski

Paul Rouski

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) History & English, PGCE with History, MA in English Studies, CELTA

 

Rahila Tauqeer

Rahila Tauqeer

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) Commerce (Gold Medalist), MA English, Post Graduate Certificate in International English Language Teaching and Applied Language Studies, CELTA, MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics

 

Hamza Tariq

Hamza Tariq

EFL Teacher

MA in TESOL, BA (Hons) English Language & Literature, CELTA

Oliver Jarvest

Oliver Jarvest

EFL Teacher

MA TESOL, CELTA, BA (Hons) English Language & Literature

 

Claire Hillsmith

Claire Hillsmith

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) English, MA in Chinese Studies, CELTA

Amy Gowers

Amy Gowers

EFL teacher

BA (Hons) Creative Writing & English, CELTA

Eleanor Clements

Eleanor Clements

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) Psychology with Advanced Proficiency in French, Master of Science in Clinical and Health Psychology, CELTA

 

Dan Whelan

Dan Whelan

EFL Teacher

BA (Hons) Journalism, B1 Spanish, TEFL Qualification, Level 1 FA Coaching

Amama Forjani

Amama Forjani

ELF Teacher

BA (Hons) Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with Italian, MA in Applied Linguistics, Certificate in Preparing Students for IELTS, CELTA

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