fbpx

Black Friday offer is now available - Contact us now and save!

Meet the Leadership Team

Mike Summerfield

Mike Summerfield

Managing Director
Mike Summerfield

Mike Summerfield

Managing Director
Mike began working with international students in 2008 whilst at University. After graduating he taught English in South Korea for two and half years before returning to the UK. Since then he has worked across several departments in different UK schools, contributing to the successful overall running of both adult and junior English courses. At English Path, Mike is responsible for the overall success of the English school focusing especially on student services, operations, sales and administration.
Mary Ellen Wright

Mary Ellen Wright

Global Head of Academics
Mary Ellen Wright

Mary Ellen Wright

Global Head of Academics
Mary Ellen Wright is the Global Head of Academics of English Path. Mary-Ellen has been working in the ELT industry since doing her CELTA in 2009, teaching English and managing Academic departments in Sicily, Spain and Australia. She has BA in Modern Languages from the University of Swansea and also holds a DELTA awarded by Cambridge Assessment. She speaks both Italian and Spanish, and she is fascinated by language in general and how it is learned. She is committed to helping students on their English language journeys as well as the continued development of the school, the teachers and herself.
Edgar Vallois

Edgar Vallois

Global Head of Sales & Marketing
Edgar Vallois

Edgar Vallois

Global Head of Sales & Marketing
I am passionate about languages. Born and raised between two cultures and countries I grew up with French & German at home. Love taught me Spanish. I then learned English spending my summers in Northern California for a decade. Graduated from University with a degree in Translation and Interpretation and a Master degree in European Law. A decade ago, I started my career in the international education industry and still very happy to be able to do what I love most: give people the opportunity to learn a language, explore the world and hopefully make it a better place! At English Path I am looking after the business development of the Latin American region.
Kathleen Law

Kathleen Law

Head of Admissions
Kathleen Law

Kathleen Law

Head of Admissions
Kathleen has previously worked as Senior Membership Services Officer at the prestigious Hong Kong Jockey Club. She speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, English and Korean. She loves learning foreign languages to expand her understanding of the world around us. She is committed to welcoming students and helping students to achieve a better study experience.
Romina Borderas

Romina Borderas

Head of Young Learners
Romina Borderas

Romina Borderas

Head of Young Learners
Romina Borderas is Head of Young Learners at English Path. Romina is an advocate for Education and has a bachelor’s degree in Education and CELTA certificate. She has worked within the International Language Learning field for the past 12 years. Working directly with students, directing summer campuses for young learners, as well as all year-round courses for adult students. She loves traveling and is passionate about learning about other cultures. She has lived in Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden, but now calls UK her home.’
Greg Nowak

Greg Nowak

Head of EP Online
Greg Nowak

Greg Nowak

Head of EP Online
Greg joined English Path in 2021, following over 20 years in a variety of different roles in the EFL industry in Poland and the UK. He holds a master’s degree in English Philology and QTS. Greg is fully committed to his development in the areas of English language teaching and learning. Currently, he is developing a Partnership Network for Corporate English Training. He works on the best solutions for employees to achieve measurable progress in both the English language and soft skills. Greg likes to surround himself with people, learn from their experiences and be inspired by their actions. He believes that diligence combined with communication skills is the key to positive relationships and professional success.
Sian Matos

Sian Matos

Head of Operations UK
Sian Matos

Sian Matos

Head of Operations UK
Siân has been working in international education for over 20 years, starting her career teaching English in Portugal before returning to the UK. Since then, she has worked in several London based language schools in a variety of different roles including Social Programme organiser and most recently Principal. She speaks Portuguese and a smattering of Spanish and French. Siân believes that the study abroad experience is a life changing one and feels privileged to be able to bring so many diverse cultures together through the programmes that we offer at English Path.
Allen Lofaro

Allen Lofaro

Associate Director of Operations - Malta
Allen Lofaro

Allen Lofaro

Associate Director of Operations - Malta
Allen’s career began in the year 2000 in the hospitality industry from where he was selected to form part of a team, to establish an International English Language School, a new and diverse venture, within the organisation. Initially, a Customer Service Representative for the school he became active in administration and marketing, eventually securing the position of Assistant Manager. After graduating from The University of Malta he was promoted to General Manager and the school continued to evolve under his leadership. Allen is now The Centre Manager/Operations Manager for English Path Malta.
Selin Oren

Selin Oren

Partnerships and Business Development - North America
Selin Oren

Selin Oren

Partnerships and Business Development - North America
Selin Oren is the Operations Manager for Canada at English Path. Selin has been working in international education industry for 15 years. She started working as a student recruiter and took many roles in various departments in different schools in Canada. She is passionate about travelling, learning languages and about other cultures.
Gareth Smith

Gareth Smith

Regional Head of Middle East
Gareth Smith

Gareth Smith

Regional Head of Middle East
Gareth Smith is the Centre Manager for English Path Dubai. He has over 11 years of experience as an English language teacher and academic manager. Having travelled and worked in East Asia, South America and the Middle East, he has a lot of experience working with different cultures and supporting students from around the world. For the past 7 years, he has been living and working in Dubai giving him an in-depth understanding of the local culture and knowledge of some of the best experiences that are on offer.
In his free time, he enjoys competing in local triathlons, visiting many of Dubai's beautiful beaches and restaurants as well as adventuring around the UAE.
Vasiliki Koutskoudi

Vasiliki Koutskoudi

Sales Operations & Project Manager
Vasiliki Koutskoudi

Vasiliki Koutskoudi

Sales Operations & Project Manager
Vasiliki is an enthusiastic, growth-focused professional with experience in various aspects of project management, marketing and sales that was gained through over 7 years of experience in various businesses and industries. Her educational journey includes a degree in Cultural Technology and Communications, as well as an MBA in International Businesses. Her passion for broadening her horizons and expanding her comfort zone, led her to learn three languages, and temporarily live and study or volunteer in 11 different countries. This helped her understand the power of effective communication in connecting people from diverse backgrounds. She has recently joined the Education Industry and loves helping people explore, connect, grow, and make the world a better place.
Gabriela Prado

Gabriela Prado

Student Services Assistant Malta
Gabriela Prado

Gabriela Prado

Student Services Assistant Malta
Originally from Brazil, Gabriela came to Malta in early 2023 to study English in a foreign country. She studied for three months and then started as an intern, helping the Maltese staff and students with their concerns and welfare. As a Portuguese speaker, she has been able to help many students, many of whom are from Latin America. Gabriela has found it fascinating to learn about other cultures and languages through meeting a wide variety of people, which has allowed her to gain a richer perspective of the world and has certainly complemented her skills in her job. She enjoys spending her free time visiting the beautiful beaches of Malta, going to the gym, reading books and watching series.
Pamela D’emanuele

Pamela D’emanuele

Assistant Director of Studies Malta
Pamela D’emanuele

Pamela D’emanuele

Assistant Director of Studies Malta
I have been working in the ELT industry as a teacher since 2005 and now I am the Assistant Director of Studies at English Path . I am Celta qualified and also hold a Marketing diploma. My time in Malta’s ELT industry has given me lots of experience and I’ve become skilled at what I do. With a passion for technology, I consistently strive to integrate the latest educational tools into the classrooms. Being part of the English Path team is something I truly enjoy, and I make sure to be a valuable support to our students. Beyond English, I’m fluent in Italian and Maltese, and I can understand the basics of Spanish and French. When I’m not working ,I love spending time with my sons.
Giuseppe

Giuseppe

Student Services Assistant Malta
Giuseppe

Giuseppe

Student Services Assistant Malta
My name is Giuseppe, I'm from Italy and I'm a Student Services Assistant at English Path Malta. I have a degree in Law and I have had two Erasmus international mobility experiences in Brighton (UK) and at English Path Manchester (UK). I founded and was editor of a University law review; I was also coordinator of a cultural association against the mafia and I worked in the Italian Red Cross, to give help to poor people, the elderly in difficulty, children in hospitals and migrants fleeing wars. At secondary school I learned the ancient languages Greek and Latin, but I studied very little English. Thanks to English Path I learned English and I also found a job in a very short time at the same school. At EP Malta I am leader of the social activities (cultural, sports, languages exchanges and trips) that the school organizes to practice English after lessons and above all to offer a complete experience, in line with the name of our school, English Path.
Muhammed Shamil

Muhammed Shamil

Talent Aquisition Resourcer - International
Muhammed Shamil

Muhammed Shamil

Talent Aquisition Resourcer - International
Muhammed Shamil is an enthusiastic individual who relocated to London in 2021 to pursue a master’s degree. With prior experience as a recruiter, he seamlessly transitioned into his current role as a Talent Acquisition Resourcer, leveraging his expertise to connect talented individuals with meaningful career opportunities. Passionate about exploring new cities, travelling, maintaining an active lifestyle, and spending quality time with friends, Shamil brings a well-rounded perspective to his work.
Mohammed Zayeem

Mohammed Zayeem

Talent Aquisition Resourcer
Mohammed Zayeem

Mohammed Zayeem

Talent Aquisition Resourcer
Mohammed Zayeem moved to his favourite city London in 2021 to do Masters in HR from the University of Westminster. He joined English Path with a wealth of experience working with the Ed-Tech giant BYJUS for 3 years. He stepped into the role he currently holds as a Talent Acquisition Resourcer with ease because of his former experience as a recruiter. He uses his knowledge and eagerness to match talented people with rewarding employment possibilities. Outside of work, Zayeem has passion for Art, fashion, football (Massive Chelsea FC fan), and basketball. He has played basketball state games during his high school days. Zayeem has always enjoyed interacting with others and feel very comfortable in social settings. He holds a very good relationship with every stakeholder within the English Path clan and is committed to provide the best candidate experience to every job applicant that applies for work with English Path.
Sara Faria

Sara Faria

Accommodation Officer in Birmingham
Sara Faria

Sara Faria

Accommodation Officer in Birmingham
My name is Sara and I'm the Accommodation Officer for Birmingham. My first job with international students was at Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro Residence, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal during the time when I was doing my bachelor’s degree. The experience of interacting with students from different countries was amazing for me and gave me confidence to move and live in another country. Moving to England impacted my life to do this job as I could be in the same shoes as our students, coming to a new country and learning a new language. During my time here in England I had the opportunity to work different jobs that made me live in many different houses, with very different people. That gave me a spectrum of the role that I'm doing now. Finding comfortable places for our students to have an amazing experience in a new country, learning a new language.
Daniel Doidge

Daniel Doidge

Senior Teacher, London Greenford
Daniel Doidge

Daniel Doidge

Senior Teacher, London Greenford
Dan has been a CELTA qualified teacher of English as a Foreign Language for the last nine years. Throughout that time, he has established a reputation for being an engaging teacher who is kind, considerate and patient.

He has taught all manner of English courses such as General English, Business English, EAP, IELTS, CAE and bespoke online 1:1 course. He looks forward to assisting you with your course.
Michael Kilcullen

Michael Kilcullen

Centre Manager -Dublin
Michael Kilcullen

Michael Kilcullen

Centre Manager -Dublin
Michael began his career in the ESL industry as an English Teacher in Vietnam in 2010. Since returning to Ireland in 2015, Michael has attained the M.A. TESOL from University College Dublin, and has worked at a number of English Language Schools as a Teacher, Academic Coordinator, Director of Studies, and Associate Principal.
Jessica Cochran

Jessica Cochran

Director of Studies - Dublin
Jessica Cochran

Jessica Cochran

Director of Studies - Dublin
Jessica is our Director of Studies for English Path Dublin. Jessica started her career in English Teaching in Thailand in 2015 and has now worked in the industry for over seven years. She has worked in the positions of English Teacher, Senior Teacher and Assistant Director of Studies and is in the latter stages of her Cambridge DELTA. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, hiking and sea swimming (our Dublin school is right by the sea!). Jessica is here to support all our amazing teachers and to encourage students at all stages of their language journey.
Stephanie D'Arcy

Stephanie D'Arcy

Student Accommodation Officer - Dublin
Stephanie D'Arcy

Stephanie D'Arcy

Student Accommodation Officer - Dublin
Stephanie is the Accommodation Officer at EP Dublin. She left her studies in 2021, where she continued on to work in sales and the entertainment industry, utilizing the skills she gained in her present role. In her spare time, she enjoys screenwriting and has entered numerous international competitions. We are fortunate to have a future Oscar winner at our company!
Constance Igwe

Constance Igwe

Accommodation Officer Leeds
Constance Igwe

Constance Igwe

Accommodation Officer Leeds
Constance Igwe is the Accommodation Officer for English Path Leeds. She has two years of experience working in the student housing industry. She has a master’s degree in international development management and in her free time loves to read books, learn more about people’s culture, travel and learn new languages. Due to her love for languages, she has a B1 level in French language and is currently learning Dutch and Korean languages.
Davide Costantini

Davide Costantini

Business Development Manager - Europe
Davide Costantini

Davide Costantini

Business Development Manager - Europe
Hello everybody, I am Davide Costantini, and I am from Rome, Italy. Since I was a child, I have loved studying languages, learning about other cultures and travelling. I have got a BA in Linguistic and Cultural Mediation. My journey in the UK started in 2017 as a student and then an intern in the academic department of an English language school. I fell in love with the industry and since then, I have worked in several other departments. Being in sales makes me very happy because it gives me the chance to meet people from all over the world, speak different languages and get to know a variety of other cultures and traditions. My main goal is to give students the chance to study abroad and have an experience that will change their lives as it did mine.
Anthony Keane

Anthony Keane

Student Support Officer - Dublin
Anthony Keane

Anthony Keane

Student Support Officer - Dublin
Anthony has worked the English teaching sector for over seven years, having taught students in Ireland, Russia, and Italy. He holds a BA in Middle Eastern and European Languages and Cultures and is passionate about learning more about the cultures, history, languages, and food of the world. With a passion for travelling, Anthony is committed to making sure students make the most of their time in Ireland.
Chloe Lee

Chloe Lee

Student Services Assistant London
Chloe Lee

Chloe Lee

Student Services Assistant London
Chloe is a part of the Student Services team at English Path London. She speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, English, and Japanese. Chloe is a language enthusiast who graduated from university. She was passionate about facilitating communication between people from different cultures. As she continued to learn about different cultures and languages. She realized that her love for learning and meeting new people had led her to exactly where she was supposed to be.
Olha Shalamai

Olha Shalamai

Student Services Officer London
Olha Shalamai

Olha Shalamai

Student Services Officer London
Olha is a highly qualified professional with a Master's degree in accounting and a wealth of experience in education. Originally from Ukraine, Olha has spent several years working with students in the country and is passionate about providing life-changing experiences for them. In her free time, she loves to travel and explore new cultures, which has given her a unique perspective on the world. Now living in London, Olha is eager to use her skills and experience to create a nice atmosphere for students at English Path and help them achieve their full potential.
Paty Partida

Paty Partida

Regional Manager for Mexico, Central America & The Caribbean
Paty Partida

Paty Partida

Regional Manager for Mexico, Central America & The Caribbean
Hello, I am Paty Partida, born and raised in my beloved Mexico City. In 2007 I was hired to represent in-country, the largest Canadian Language Schools chain and fortunately since then my life took a 180 degree turn. During this time, I have collaborated with different educational institutions and a recruitment online platform which has given me the opportunity to manage, direct and master different types of educational programs, processes and operations, at the same time I have been able to createa trustful commercial network. I do beleive that education is the best way of transforming people and creating a better world; and I love to share this thought with commercial partners and prospect students. It makes me feel happy and proud to know that I have been part of this transformation in the life of thousands of students throughout my career.
Jose Russoniello

Jose Russoniello

Regional Manager Europe
Jose Russoniello

Jose Russoniello

Regional Manager Europe
Jose (Joey) began working with international students in 2002 whilst working at university. After living, working and graduating in the USA for 7 years, he moved to the UK to continue his career in Education Management. Since then, he has worked in several departments and different schools offering Language and Test Prep programmes, Teacher Training, University Pathways and Young Learners, both online and face to face. At English Path, Joey is responsible for developing and nurturing programmes in Higher Education and Languages.
Hesna Düzgeç

Hesna Düzgeç

Senior Business Development Manager - Turkey and Azerbaijan
Hesna Düzgeç

Hesna Düzgeç

Senior Business Development Manager - Turkey and Azerbaijan
Hesna has been working in the ESL industry for over 10 years and speaks English as well as her mother tongue, Turkish. She started as an education counsellor and has worked with several agencies and schools over the years. Hesna also attended various courses in London and Miami experiencing what it is like to be an international student. She enjoys the opportunity to helping to shape students’ education and future, understanding their needs at every step.
Shadi Al Shomali

Shadi Al Shomali

Regional Manager - MENA
Shadi Al Shomali

Shadi Al Shomali

Regional Manager - MENA
Shadi Alshomali is the Business Development Manager at English Path, he has worked with several agencies and schools, starting as a counsellor back in 2007 and then from 2014 with Education providers. He spent many years in GCC countries especially Saudi Arabia. Shadi has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and is a sales professional at heart. He is from Jordan and looks after the MENA region.
Jui Song

Jui Song

Regional Manager - Asia
Jui Song

Jui Song

Regional Manager - Asia
Jui Song always pursued to broaden her own horizons by exposing herself more into around the globe through educational opportunities, such as studying English abroad and an exchange student program. These experiences truly helped her become an international professional working in this education field since 2012. What she likes most about working in this industry is to meet and interact with students at recruitment events and help more students benefit from life-changing opportunities to undertake international study. At English Path, she is responsible for growing the company and developing partner network in Asia.
Gladys Zhang

Gladys Zhang

Business Development Manager - China
Gladys Zhang

Gladys Zhang

Business Development Manager - China
Gladys Zhang is the Business Development Manager at English Path. She has 8 years of work experience in the international education industry. She worked with over 500 schools in China and international teachers from all around the world. She believes that education reshapes people's mind. She is from China and looks after the business development of the Chinese region.
Shawn Lee

Shawn Lee

Business Development Manager Taiwan
Shawn Lee

Shawn Lee

Business Development Manager Taiwan
Communication between different cultures teaches you to understand people and their lifestyles.

The best tool to activate this experience is not only language but also living in a certain country or a certain city. I have been to many countries in continental Europe while I was studying in the UK. Drinking espresso and having pizza in Italy, tasting different croissants in Paris, and choosing a variety of dark beers in Belgium. For all of these experiences, you must leave your classroom to gain it. Please do open the door of English Path, we are more than pleased to offer you this opportunity to discover cultures between Eurasia and the Americas, such as in London, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, Malta, Dubai, and Toronto and more to come.
Best (Nattapong Prem)

Best (Nattapong Prem)

Business Development Manager - Thailand and SEA
Best (Nattapong Prem)

Best (Nattapong Prem)

Business Development Manager - Thailand and SEA
My name is Nattapong, but you can call me Best. I was born and raised in Thailand. I hold a master’s degree from Australia. After my return to Thailand, I have been working in the education industry since 2009. Over the past years, I have started my career as an education counsellor in several international education agencies in different challenging roles. I have a strong background and solid experience in overseas study, especially the UK market. I’m easy-going, friendly, and enthusiastic. Apart from that, I love meeting new people, cooking, and playing sports.
Nadia Mokhovikova

Nadia Mokhovikova

Senior Business Development Manager - Russia & CIS
Nadia Mokhovikova

Nadia Mokhovikova

Senior Business Development Manager - Russia & CIS
Nadia has 3 years of work experience within the International Education Industry. She started as a Customer Care Manager and worked for one of the biggest agencies in Russia and CIS. It gave her the opportunity to travel all over Europe and the UK and to visit 10+ language schools where she was attending classes. Nadia is passionate about traveling and learning languages, that’s why she loves this industry so much. Currently, she is learning Spanish and Bulgarian, and speaks English and Russian.
Serena Dogan

Serena Dogan

Business Development Manager - UK & Ireland
Serena Dogan

Serena Dogan

Business Development Manager - UK & Ireland
I was born and raised in multicultural London and I have been in the international education sector since 2015. I am a CELTA qualified English language teacher and I taught for 5 years before switching to different roles in education. I love history and languages and my favourite weekend activity is strolling through food and flower markets in London!
Erica Pereira

Erica Pereira

Business Development Manager - Brazil & Latin America
Erica Pereira

Erica Pereira

Business Development Manager - Brazil & Latin America
Erica has worked in the international education industry since 2015 and held sales and marketing roles for a language provider.
Having studied English in England and South Africa, and Spanish in Chile, she is passionate about the opportunities that spending time overseas learning new cultures and meeting different people.
When she is not working and spending time with her son and dog, she enjoys going to the gym, watching series, and also participating in a social program that helps and provide food for homeless in her city.
Kathelyn Machado

Kathelyn Machado

Business Development Executive - Brazil
Kathelyn Machado

Kathelyn Machado

Business Development Executive - Brazil
I was born in the cosmopolitan city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. From childhood onward I've had an genuine interest to learn more about other cultures. I started my professional experience in the hospitality industry where I developed my English communication skills by welcoming foreigners. I also worked in a student residence in Brazil and then I had experience in a student exchange agency before starting as Business Development Executive for English Path. I am passionate about nature, I love to practice yoga and enjoy creative movies and series as Harry Potter and Stranger things.
Lina Cañon

Lina Cañon

Regional Manager South America
Lina Cañon

Lina Cañon

Regional Manager South America
I'm based in Colombia, in small town close to the capital, Bogotá. It is easy to remember my beginnings in this amazing industry, just go back to 2008, when I went after a dream to Australia, far away from home, that dream allowed me to gain a new vision of the world, this experience left a mark of my personal and professional live leading me to discover the satisfaction of helping others who follow the same dream, this is how throughout these last 15 years I have been learning through different roles how exciting, motivating, challenging and satisfying this industry is!!! Not less important, a little over a year ago I have had the best role, I am the mother of a beautiful little princess named Sofia
Carolina Meija

Carolina Meija

Business Development Manager - South America
Carolina Meija

Carolina Meija

Business Development Manager - South America
I have 14 years of experience in the education industry, as an advisor in team sales to local agencies in Colombia. I excel in collaborating with agencies and institutions in regards to student recruitment. I am passionate about helping to fulfill student’s dreams and opportunities to broaden their academic horizons.
Manuel Olaguibel

Manuel Olaguibel

Business Development Manager - Mexico & Central America
Manuel Olaguibel

Manuel Olaguibel

Business Development Manager - Mexico & Central America
I have 15 years of experience in the international education industry working with English schools, higher education institutions, agencies, and platforms to help agencies to recruit students, and as like many of my colleagues, I came to this industry by chance but stayed for love. Thanks to my work I have had the opportunity to accompany groups of children and young people abroad and I have had the fortune to travel to different countries around the world. I love being able to listen and advise students to achieve their personal and professional goals abroad.
Dorian Grey

Dorian Grey

Assistant Admissions Manager - Canary Wharf
Dorian Grey

Dorian Grey

Assistant Admissions Manager - Canary Wharf
In 2008, shortly after graduating from University, Dorian taught children at a public school for four months in China. He earned his CELTA in 2010, and in 2011 he spent almost two years teaching young learners English in Kumamoto, Kyushu, Japan. He continued working in the ELT sector after moving back to the UK, but put more of an emphasis on business operations. He really loves meeting so many unique people from all around the world and discovering new cultures!
Michael Doody

Michael Doody

UK Groups and Accommodation Manager
Michael Doody

Michael Doody

UK Groups and Accommodation Manager
Michael is the Student Services Officer in the beautiful city of Leeds. He has worked with international students for the past 10 years in a variety of roles including social activities, teaching English as a Foreign Language and sales. He really enjoys learning about life in other countries and finding out interesting facts from students about where they are from. Outside of the school he enjoys cooking and watching sport wherever possible – Manchester United is his favourite team!
Joss Carter

Joss Carter

Accommodation Officer -Manchester
Joss Carter

Joss Carter

Accommodation Officer -Manchester
Joss is the Accommodation Officer at English Path Manchester. He has several years’ experience working in adult education, working within Student Accommodation, Finance and Careers Advice. He has a BA in English Language and Linguistics and is interested in Language Development. He is highly motivated to learn and grow within his role at English Path. In his spare time, he plays music, hikes, and enjoys reading.
Holly Morgan

Holly Morgan

Academic Manager - London
Holly Morgan

Holly Morgan

Academic Manager - London
Holly Morgan is the Academic Manager at English Path and has been working and teaching in the ELT industry since 2014. She has worked in Spain, Japan and the UK and holds a BSc in English Language and a DELTA certificate from Cambridge Assessment. She has taught a variety of levels and ages but is particularly interested in Business English and Teacher Development. She wants to ensure that all students at English Path have a great experience and leave feeling more confident in their English skills.
Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy

Director of Studies – Canary Warf
Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy

Director of Studies – Canary Warf
Tom Murphy is an Academic Coordinator at English Path. He has been working in the ELT industry since 2012, with his first job as an English Language Teacher in Santiago, Chile. Over the years he has continued to develop significant experience as a teacher and prides himself on delivering well-planned, engaging, and informative lessons to his students. As well as teaching a range of classes and levels at English Path, Tom also assists with the academic management of the school and is always happy to chat with students about their progress and life in general!
Faizah Akhtar

Faizah Akhtar

Director of Studies - (EP Online)
Faizah Akhtar

Faizah Akhtar

Director of Studies - (EP Online)
Faizah has been working in ELT since 2013. She has taught English Literature as ESL, General English, and EAP. Faizah has worked in schools, colleges, and universities in the Middle East and the UK. She has also taught Business English in a more corporate environment. Faizah holds a MA in TESOL from University of Sunderland and the Cambridge CELTA. She takes a great interest in using technology in the classroom and developing and improving online lessons, especially since we saw a huge shift to online teaching through the pandemic. She is committed to seamlessly integrating face-to-face teaching values to online lessons.
Susan Vilhena

Susan Vilhena

Centre and Academic Manager - Toronto
Susan Vilhena

Susan Vilhena

Centre and Academic Manager - Toronto
I was born and raised in Toronto where I grew up speaking Portuguese at home and English and French at school. I went on to continue my studies of French at the University of Toronto where I graduated with a BA in French Language and Linguistics and a minor in Portuguese. French enabled me to work in various industries, but unhappy in the corporate world, I decided to consider a career in teaching by trying it out first in the area of ESL. Enjoying my experience teaching adults, I decided to stay in the ESL industry and went on to become Academics Director in 2015. After working as an Interim Centre Director in 2022, I decided to pursue new challenges which lead me to English Path. Joining in November of 2023 as the Centre and Academic Manager for Toronto, I am excited for the journey ahead.
Ashafina Ashafara

Ashafina Ashafara

Student Services Assistant - Toronto
Ashafina Ashafara

Ashafina Ashafara

Student Services Assistant - Toronto
Ashafina is the student services assistant at EP Toronto. Ashafina is originally from Indonesia and moved around the Middle East before settling in Toronto in 2016. She recently graduated with a degree in Political Science and Criminology and is passionate in learning about different cultures and languages. Ashafina is excited to meet the students at EP and help show them adjust to life in Toronto.
Maria Alejandra Lopez

Maria Alejandra Lopez

Student Services & Accommodation Assistant- Malta
Maria Alejandra Lopez

Maria Alejandra Lopez

Student Services & Accommodation Assistant- Malta
My name is Alejandra and I am a Colombian professional with a passion for helping students achieve their study abroad goals. With six years of experience in this field, I have had the privilege of assisting numerous students in realizing their dreams of studying abroad. Originally arriving in Malta with the intention of pursuing my own studies, I quickly fell in love with the island and made the life-changing decision to make it my home.

What truly motivates me is the opportunity to connect with students, listen to their goals and aspirations, and actively contribute to their educational journey. It brings me great joy to share my knowledge and experiences with them, providing guidance and support throughout the process. I believe that being a part of their study abroad experience is not only fulfilling but also allows me to make a positive impact on their lives.
Katya Naumova

Katya Naumova

Director of Studies - (Malta)
Katya Naumova

Katya Naumova

Director of Studies - (Malta)
Ekaterina Naumova is the Director of Studies at English Path Malta and has been working as a teacher of English as a second language since 1999. She holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching (English and German), CELTA-B and a YLE teaching certificate. She has taught Aviation English, Business English, prepared students for IELTS and Cambridge exams (Flyers, Movers, Key 1) and General English; she has worked with all levels and ages in her career. Now, as a DOS at English Path Malta, my goal is to create a healthy working atmosphere for teachers and to provide the best quality of teaching for our students.
Alex Norman

Alex Norman

Director of Studies - (Leeds)
Alex Norman

Alex Norman

Director of Studies - (Leeds)
Alex is the Academic Coordinator at English Path Leeds. Alex has an MA in TESOL and extensive experience teaching English and coordinating ESOL programmes. Alex is commited to supporting and training the academic team in Leeds and ensuring the students have a successul and enjoyable learning experience at EP Leeds.
Kate Stoliarova

Kate Stoliarova

Director of Studies - (Birmingham)
Kate Stoliarova

Kate Stoliarova

Director of Studies - (Birmingham)
Ekaterina Stoliarova is the Academic Coordinator at English Path Birmingham and has been working and teaching in the ELT industry since 2010. She has MA in Applied Linguistics, MA in Management, CELTA, CAM (Cambridge Advanced Methodology), DELTA module 1 and 2 (currently working on module 3) Diploma from Cambridge Assessment. She has taught a variety of levels and ages but is particularly interested in EAP (English for Academic Purposes) and Teacher Development. Her priority is to make sure that students and teachers are motivated and inspired by the English language.
Mehtap Kirac

Mehtap Kirac

Director of Studies - (Manchester)
Mehtap Kirac

Mehtap Kirac

Director of Studies - (Manchester)
Mehtap Kirac is the Academic Coordinator at English Path Manchester and has been working and teaching in the ELT industry since 2008. She holds a DELTA certificate from Cambridge Assessment and has been involved in teacher development since 2018. She has taught a variety of levels over the course of her career and is especially interested in teaching IELTS. She wants to ensure that all students at English Path Manchester have a great learning experience and are able to achieve their language goals.
Bea Ramos

Bea Ramos

Student Services Assistant - Leeds
Bea Ramos

Bea Ramos

Student Services Assistant - Leeds
Bea is a part of the Student Services team at English Path Leeds.
She has recently graduated university with a BA in English Language, Linguistics & TESOL and now works to help students to adapt to life in the UK. Bea is a multilingual herself as she was born and raised in Portugal and has always been intrigued by languages. She aims to continue working with individuals of all backgrounds to expand their horizon and her own.
Alexander (Alex) Rodgers

Alexander (Alex) Rodgers

Student Services Assistant - London & Canary Wharf
Alexander (Alex) Rodgers

Alexander (Alex) Rodgers

Student Services Assistant - London & Canary Wharf
Alex grew up in multicultural London, and in 2021 graduated with a BA in English with Creative Writing. He works closely with the students at English Path's London campuses, and aims to ensure the wellbeing and comfort of all students during their course. He aspires to combine his creative background and interpersonal skills to become an EFL teacher.
Ryan Willmott

Ryan Willmott

Admissions Officer - Canary Wharf
Ryan Willmott

Ryan Willmott

Admissions Officer - Canary Wharf
Ryan is the Admissions Officer at English Path at Canary Wharf and has worked in education since leaving university in 2020 having previously completed his undergrad and postgraduate in Environmental Science. In his spare time, Ryan is a keen sportsman and is a passionate runner having only started 5 years ago and has just completed the London Marathon in 2 hours 39 minutes. A fun fact about Ryan is that he was the first person to create the cycling infrastructure roadmap in Liverpool.
Abbie Lewis

Abbie Lewis

Student Services Officer - Manchester
Abbie Lewis

Abbie Lewis

Student Services Officer - Manchester
Abbie has taught English in China and Taiwan, and loves working in multicultural spaces and learning about different languages and cultures. She has a BA in Chinese Studies and French, and hopes to use her own experience as an international student in China to help students at English Path settle into their new environment. In her free time, she enjoys a good conversation and food from a variety of cultures.
Kathryn Orr

Kathryn Orr

Student Services Officer - Birmingham
Kathryn Orr

Kathryn Orr

Student Services Officer - Birmingham
Kathryn is the Student Services Officer at English Path Birmingham. Raised between Japan and the UK, she loves working in multicultural spaces and learning about different languages and cultures. She has a BA in English and Chinese, and hopes to use her own experience as an international student in China to help students at English Path adjust to their new environment. In her free time, she enjoys reading and cooking – particularly trying new recipes from different cuisines!
Gilberto Alapag

Gilberto Alapag

Sales and Admissions Assistant - Dubai
Gilberto Alapag

Gilberto Alapag

Sales and Admissions Assistant - Dubai
Gilberto is the Sales and Admissions Assistant at English Path Dubai.
He moved to the UAE in 2014 and has been working in the education industry since he started his career in the Middle East.
The UAE is home to over 200 nationalities, and through his work assisting students Gilberto has learned a lot about a wide variety of cultures in this diverse society.
He has developed a passion for travel and loves to expand his knowledge and immerse himself in new cultures.
He currently holds a TESOL certificate and aspires to someday become an EFL teacher.
James Turner-Millar

James Turner-Millar

Student Experience Manager
James Turner-Millar

James Turner-Millar

Student Experience Manager
I seek to ensure students get the most out of every aspect of their educational, social and cultural experience during their studies with us. I've lived in and travelled to countries all over the world as well as meeting and working with people of a diverse range of backgrounds and nationalities which has enriched my world view and allowed me to develop the tools and understanding to build a special rapport with any individual so that we can always communicate openly and constructively.
Samantha Chavez

Samantha Chavez

Student Services Assistant - Dubai
Samantha Chavez

Samantha Chavez

Student Services Assistant - Dubai
Originally from Ecuador, Sammy came to Dubai at the beginning of 2022 to study English in a foreign country. She initially started as an intern assisting the Dubai staff and students with their concerns and wellbeing. As a Spanish speaker she has been able to assist a lot of students, of course, many of those being from Latin America. Sammy found it fascinating to learn about other cultures and languages through meeting a diverse variety of people, which has allowed her to gain a richer perspective on the world and that has certainly complemented her skills in her role. She enjoys spending her free time visiting the lovely beaches in Dubai, trying different cuisines, dancing and knitting.
Sasha Gulyaeva

Sasha Gulyaeva

Student Services Assistant - Dubai
Sasha Gulyaeva

Sasha Gulyaeva

Student Services Assistant - Dubai
My name is Alexandra, but I prefer to be called Sasha. I have a major in History of Art (my specialization is Pre-Raphaelites paintings and William Morris designs) and I’m passionate about studying languages. Currently I’m learning Spanish and Esperanto and speak English and Russian. I came to English Path Dubai in September 2022, after finishing my 6-month-course I successfully passed IELTS exam and started to work as an intern in the school’s Social Programme. Now I work full time as a Student Services Assistant and I’m more than happy to help students to make their experience in Dubai superb and unforgettable. Apart from that, I am an amateur writer and love yoga, hiking and dancing.
Arlett Cruz

Arlett Cruz

Young Learner Programme Coordinator ~ Dubai
Arlett Cruz

Arlett Cruz

Young Learner Programme Coordinator ~ Dubai
Arlett has a major in Communications, studies in education, and a masters degree in administration of educational organizations, she holds as well a COTE certificate. Her commitment and leadership has taken her to the coordination and direction of the schools she has worked at. Arlett has been immersed in the multicultural world of education and international standards for more than 20 years. She has traveled and worked in the UK, Paris, Italy, New York and Boston. Arlett has coached and trained diverse organizations in the journey of education and social-emotional matters. Arlett is a certified facilitator in Narrative4, an international organization that promotes empathy worldwide.
Richard Williams

Richard Williams

YL Programme Coordinator - UK
Richard Williams

Richard Williams

YL Programme Coordinator - UK
Richard worked as a counsellor and activities leader at a summer camp in Long Island, New York during the spring and summers of 2018 and 2019. In 2022, He returned to the camp as a field trips manager.
As a counsellor and activities leader, Richard organised and led various activities, creating a positive atmosphere for campers. In his role as a field trips manager, he was responsible for coordinating and managing field trips for campers. When the 2022 camp season finished, Richard realized that a position within the activities department of English Path would be an excellent fit for him.
Richard enjoys a wide range of activities, including football and hiking. He is a passionate follower of Manchester United. He also likes to read, especially astronomy-related books!
Irina Tolstova

Irina Tolstova

Marketing Manager
Irina Tolstova

Irina Tolstova

Marketing Manager
Irina believes in the English language's power to explore the world, meet new people, and open endless possibilities for personal and professional growth. She knows this from her own experience, as she started her career teaching English as a foreign language. Over a decade, she had been working on student university recruitment events, seeing success stories of thousands of students achieving their goals using the language. Irina’s mission is to inspire and empower people to enrich their lives with English, and she does this by creating engaging and effective marketing campaigns that showcase the value of English Path’s services.
Gonzalo Meijide

Gonzalo Meijide

Business Development Manager - EP Online
Gonzalo Meijide

Gonzalo Meijide

Business Development Manager - EP Online
I have a degree in history and I love language learning. I come from Santiago de Compostela, where I did my studies, in Galicia, Spain.

I had the opportunity to live in different countries, Ireland, France, and Portugal and since 2015 I have been back in Spain and started to work in the Educational Industry since then and I haven´t stopped. I love travelling, literature and I am crazy about tennis, which I play regularly.
Anesu Mushohwe

Anesu Mushohwe

Career Counsellor - Dubai
Anesu Mushohwe

Anesu Mushohwe

Career Counsellor - Dubai
My name is Anesu Mushohwe. I am the English Path Career Counsellor. As the Career Counsellor I will be providing students with C.V reviewing, advising, and editing. I will also provide career guidance, employability skills workshops and facilitate career fairs among other tasks that help students meet their employment ambitions. I have experience as a Career Services Intern at Hult Business School Dubai, as well as Research Assistant for Dr Desire Chiwandire (PhD). My latest qualification is a Masters in International Business from Hult Business School Dubai, and I have an academic background in law, politics and international relations. My interests include advocacy work, particularly focused on women’s rights, disability rights and mental health. I also enjoy reading and finding new and creative experiences to try.
Sara Vera

Sara Vera

Student Services Assistant - Dubai
Sara Vera

Sara Vera

Student Services Assistant - Dubai
My name is Sara. I have a bachelor's degree in marketing, and my area of expertise is administration. I am a creative mind and adventure lover. In my free time, I enjoy exploring the city, dancing, kayaking, spending time with my family, and walking with Picolina Valentina, who is my dog. I believe that the love for what you do and the passion you put into it are the driving forces of life. I came to Dubai one and a half years ago to study at English Path Dubai, and I didn't know how amazing my life would turn out from that moment. Now, I work as a student service representative, and I can share my experiences with students from all around the world.
Rajat Gupta

Rajat Gupta

Head of the Direct Sales team
Rajat Gupta

Rajat Gupta

Head of the Direct Sales team
I have over 15 years of experience in managing process operations in the education industry and now I work hard to help English Path achieve its corporate goals successfully and ensure customer satisfaction and process compliance.
Ryan McGuckin

Ryan McGuckin

Learning and Development Coordinator (Academics - Dubai)
Ryan McGuckin

Ryan McGuckin

Learning and Development Coordinator (Academics - Dubai)
My name is Ryan, and I am the Language Learning Coordinator at Dubai English Path. Teaching has been a passion of mine for the last 10 years where I have taught in Spain, Czech Republic, Germany, and Russia. Having completed my DIPTesol in 2018, I have been helping teachers become better by providing interesting training programmes and presenting at ELT conferences. I am also a Cambridge and Trinity examiner and have not only helped students achieve their exam goals but also officially conducted over 200 speaking exams. Currently, I am completing my MA in Education Management and Leadership at the University of Nottingham. In my free time, I love practising the languages I have learnt; Spanish, Russian, German and French, travelling and doing yoga.
Faten Abuzeid

Faten Abuzeid

Business Development Manager for Middle East & North Africa
Faten Abuzeid

Faten Abuzeid

Business Development Manager for Middle East & North Africa
Holds Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing with over than 10 years of experience in the Sales & Marketing and 8 years in the Education field.
I enjoy helping students to achieve a better study experience and I’m passionate about my work. Because I love what I do I’m a hard-working and driven individual who isn't afraid to face a challenge.
My most valuable trait is that I’m a people person who enjoys meeting new individuals ,Passionate about exploring new things, travelling, maintaining an active lifestyle, in my free time I like to go to the gym, read, spend time with my friends & family.
Altug Buz

Altug Buz

Student Services Assistant - Dubai
Altug Buz

Altug Buz

Student Services Assistant - Dubai
Hello, I'm Altug, born and raised in Turkey. I hold a degree in Engineering, and my professional journey led me to work as a production engineer for six years in the industrial sector. Seeking new challenges and opportunities, I decided to enhance my English language skills, which brought me to Dubai. During my time in Dubai, I've taken on various roles, including student support assistant, young learners activity leader, and currently, I serve as a student services assistant. Engaging with students and assisting them in their educational journey has been a fulfilling experience. I find great joy in sharing my experiences and perspective.

Would you like to work with us?

English Path is a dynamic and exciting place to work. We are a growing organisation and constantly seeking experienced and talented industry professionals to help strengthen our team. Part of the GBS group, in total we have approximately 300 staff and counting. We aim to recruit the highest calibre of staff who are passionate about our school values.
SEE OPEN POSITIONS

Get an online brochure

Get an online brochure

Get an online brochure

Get an online brochure

crosschevron-leftchevron-right