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Recent Movers & Shakers

Camila Dossantos

Moved within/to: Uncategorized
On: August 2015

Camila Dossantos

High Point University, US. Camila has joined High Point University in North Carolina as an International Admissions Counselor. Camila received a Bachelor of Science in Criminology from The College of New Jersey. She then obtained a Master of Education in School Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and was a high school counselor in the public school system before joining High Point. Camila passionately believes in helping students access higher education. She is excited to apply this passion towards her work with international students interested in studying in the US and to share the High Point experience with all prospective students.

Brett Blacker

Moved within/to: English Australia
On: August 2015

brett blacker

English Australia, Australia. Brett has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of English Australia. Previously, the President of the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), this role and his previous work with Perth Education City have provided him with a depth of experience in the leadership of membership based organisations with an international education focus. Brett also brings with him the insights and knowledge of the industry gained through his leadership of the international offices of Newcastle and Murdoch Universities, and through his work across all education sectors as a senior manager with OSHC Worldcare, Mondial Assistance (Allianz Global Assistance).

Janet Ilieva

Moved within/to: Uncategorized
On: June 2015

Janet Ilieva

Education Insight, UK. Janet is founder and director of Education Insight, a research consultancy specialising in the internationalisation of global higher education. Janet started her career as a university lecturer before joining the British Council in 2004, to lead the department for higher education research and market intelligence. Under her leadership, the British Council published a number of widely cited reports and publications, including the “Shape of things to come” which informed institutional and national strategies on international higher education. Janet then took up position of Head of the HEFCE Observatory. There, she published various studies on international student demand for higher education in England, and analysis of pathways that international students use when embarking on higher education studies.

Giulia Setzu

Moved within/to: Uncategorized
On: July 2015

Giulia Setzu

LCCA, UK. Giulia has joined London College of Contemporary Arts as Director of Student Recruitment and International Affairs. After a master’s degree in Languages and Literature at Universitá degli Studi di Milano, Giulia developed her career mainly in the education, communication and media industries. Previously, she was at Istituto Marangoni London as Admissions, Marketing and Business Development Manager, and before that, she was at IED Barcelona as Education Manager. As Director of Recruitment and International Affairs, she will be working to build LCCA awareness and reputation in the UK and internationally, create a strong agency network and improve direct recruitment.

Caroline Norris-Richards

Moved within/to: Uncategorized
On: July 2015

Caroline Norris-Richards

Abroad4U, US. Caroline has joined Abroad4U as Global Sales and Marketing Director. Abroad4U offers propositions for students and corporate clients on trips to Europe, including facilities and tailor-made itineraries. Formerly, Global Sales and Marketing Manager at The Stay Club, Caroline has spent over ten years in the education sector, holding positions in organisations such as Enforex/don Quijote, Skola and Astrum Education, working globally. She said that the move to an exciting company with such compelling value propositions was an opportunity too good to resist, adding that she looks forward to presenting Abroad4U to her clients and partners.

Fergus Lury

Moved within/to: Language Study Centres
On: August 2015

Fergus

Language Study Centres, UK. Fergus joins Language Study Centres (LSC) at an exciting time when they will be expanding their operations in the UK, USA and further afield. He will be responsible for managing client relations as well as developing new partnerships. He joins LSC from Bell, in Cambridge, where he held a similar position. Fergus has close to 10 years of experience in the English language sector, having taught overseas and worked on summer courses for international students before working his way up and hopes to use this experience to improve and enhance what LSC can offer.

Nadine Rivard

Moved within/to: Shorelight Education
On: July 2015

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Shorelight Education, UK. Nadine Rivard has joined Shorelight Education from INTO University Partnerships. Having begun her career in international education working for Navitas Canada, she relocated to the UK a few years ago, and joined INTO as Recruitment Manager, responsible for Europe. She joins Shorelight Education in an exciting new role as Recruitment Manager, EU/UK. Her focus will be to develop and implement the international student recruitment strategy for UK and Europe, including Turkey. Nadine firmly believes in the private-public partnership in international higher education. She is passionate about helping international students to not only realise their academic potential but also fulfill their career aspirations.

Leelee Yates

Moved within/to: Kaplan
On: April 2015

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Kaplan, UK. Leelee Yates joined Kaplan as Director of Liverpool International College having worked in education for over 25 years. Her experience is mainly in further education in Merseyside as both an Academic and Student Support Manager and Leader. She started as an English teaching before becoming a Curriculum Manager and then Head of Faculty. She then became a Senior Leader in Student Support, which included admissions and pastoral support as well as learning resource centres and advice and guidance. At Liverpool International College, Leelee is responsible for all aspects of student life and experience and works closely with the University of Liverpool.

Vangelis Tsiligiris

Moved within/to: Uncategorized
On: June 2015

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Nottingham Trent University, UK. Vangelis joined Nottingham Trent University as Senior Lecturer in the Nottingham Business School. He has broad experience in transnational education and before joining NTU, he had managed an extensive provision of UK universities’ undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered overseas. Vangelis has acted as consultant to the Greek Ministry of Education and the Greek Conservative Party, and also delivered a White Paper on how to utilise strategic TNE partnerships as a means of promoting economic growth in Greece. In his new role, along with teaching, Vangelis will pursue an initiative to develop TNE research activity in the school.

Richard Novek

Moved within/to: EC English
On: August 2015

richard novek

EC English, North America. Richard has joined the EC team to lead the US West Coast and Canadian school Operations, based in Canada. For the past 14 years, Richard has helped the ILSC Education Group grow from a three-campus Canadian language school into an internationally recognised brand. One of Richard’s key strengths is his proficiency for developing operating systems, from financial management to school management and student services systems. He has served on Industry Association Boards and committees and also acted as the Chair and Vice-Chair of PCTIA. Richard is a certified SAR Coxswain with the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue, and volunteers as a paramedic for various events.

Gabrielle Rolan

Moved within/to: Uncategorized
On: July 2015

gabrielle rolan

University of South Australia, Australia. Gabrielle has over 18 years experience as a senior marketing professional in the Australian international education industry. She has worked at five Australian universities and most recently, has joined the University of South Australia as Director International, based in Adelaide. Her broad experience in the sector includes roles as Director of Global Recruitment and Admissions and acting Pro Vice Chancellor External Relations at UNE. Gabrielle has also worked in the private sector as head of her own international education consultancy, WorldStar International. Her areas of interest and expertise include best practice agent and admissions management, and developing sustainable international recruitment models.

 

Joy Elliott-Bowman

Moved within/to: Study UK
On: July 2015

Joy Elliot Bowman

Study UK, UK. Joy Elliott-Bowman has moved from the National Union of Students to Study UK. Leaving her role as policy officer: international, and NUS’s only full-time staff member dedicated to international students and education, Joy has already joined Study UK as the Policy and Public Affairs Manager, a new role for the organisation. Joy will be working on the development and implementation of Study UK’s public affairs strategy, which is set to have a strong international students’ element. She will also be supporting the development of a new campaigning strategy for the sector group, ExEd, which is the cross-sector campaign group for exporting education.

 

Cam Harvey

Moved within/to: Embassy English
On: June 2015

Cam Harvey

Embassy English, Asia/North America. Cam Harvey has rejoined Study Group as the regional sales director, APAC for Embassy English, based in both Asia and North America. With nearly 20 years of industry experience, he began his career with Global Village English Centres, where he and his team helped GV become a recognised brand. Cam has also built and led successful sales teams in the summer and high school markets, co-founded an award-winning language agency, and played a role establishing and building Study Group’s first US HE sales and marketing division. Most recently, he ran his own consultancy, Working With Agents, to help high schools, language schools, and summer camps build more effective agent relationships.

Paul Lovegrove

Moved within/to: Navitas
On: July 2015

Paul Lovegrove

Navitas, UK. Paul has been appointed as General Executive Manager, United Kingdom within the University Programs division. He has significant knowledge of international higher education and pathways markets in the UK, gained over the past 20 years. Paul was most recently Director and Principal of the International Study Centres for Study Group, a position he held for eight years, having previously managed the establishment of Study Group’s first partnership in the UK in 2006. He has established trusted and strategic university partnerships with over 18 higher education institutions, and personally led the set-up of 12 partnerships in the UK.

Andy Quin

Moved within/to: Kaplan
On: March 2015

Andy Quin

Kaplan International College, UK. Andy has joined Kaplan as the new Director of Kaplan International College London. He joins from Study Group, where he was Principal of Bellerbys College London and its sister EFL school, EmbassyCES for 14 years. Previous to this, Andy managed summer course operations for Nord Anglia Education, ran a branch of the Anglo-Mexican Cultural Institute, and taught at the British Council in Milan. “I’m very much enjoying the new challenge,” he says. “Kaplan is a friendly, welcoming company to work for and the college is in a superb location, has a great team in place and wonderful potential for growth.”

 

Arturo Gonzalez

Moved within/to: Embassy English
On: July 2015

Arturo Gonzalez

Embassy English, Mexico. Arturo joins Embassy as Latin America Regional Sales Manager. He started in the marketing world working for Televisa, the largest Spanish speaking television network and mass media company as marketing collaborator. He has also had experience working at major international sports events including the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino and the 2012 Olympic Games in London. He recently worked within Oxford International where he had the opportunity to grow the market within Latin America, both for language and higher education programmes. Within the industry, he started five years ago at Embassy, focusing his experience with the Latin American region.