• Education Trustees
  • Executive Board
  • General Assembly
  • International Academic Adviser
  • Association Auditor

Foto: Stuart Miles

Education Trustees


Matt Paull, Head Teacher

- Professional teacher since 2000
- Teaching English as a foreign language since 2007
- Extensive experience teaching business English & Cambridge (BEC, CAE)
- CELTA passB, DELTA merit in Modules 1 & 2, Methodology and Prof. prac.
- Bachelor of Arts 2.1 in Russian - University of Bristol, UK


Dr. Madeleine Biber, Teacher & Resource Manager

- Professional English language teacher for nearly 10 years
- CELTA, Helen Doran Certified, Cambridge Exam Trainer
- Dr. of Natural Science - ETH Switzerland
- Master of Science - Northwestern University USA
- Bachelor of Science - MIT USA


erica2 copy


Erica Harms, Academic Research Specialist

- Master of Arts in Teaching: Pacific University
- Bachelor of Science Degree: Journalism
- Educational publishing analyst for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
- Professional posts abroad in Asia and South America
- Real Estate Developer in Los Angeles Area


Executive Board


May D. Gavini, Founder & Executive Coordinator

- Professional teaching posts: Canada, Japan, Switzerland, United Kingdom
- Area of Focus: International Business English, Curriculum development
- Postgraduate Diploma: Applied Linguistics - Teaching ESL/EFL (CA)
- Master of Arts (UK), Bachelor of Arts (CA)


Ines Häfliger, Executive Assistant

- Adminstrative experience in fast-paced multi-national firms
- Providing management teams with project assistance for over 15 years
- Executive Assistant Program Diploma

 General Assembly


Bettina Jarisch, Head of Marketing

- Marketing consultant and planner
- Supporting regional and international companies for over a decade
- Swiss Federal Certificate of Higher Vocational Education: Marketing


Dr. Alice Thürlimann, Support Manager for Social Education

- Doctor of Medicine: University of Zurich Hospital
- Support and development of social English programs since 2006
- Extensive study, work and travel in Europe, North & South America


Chantal Speiser, Graphic Design Manager

- Graphic designer, photographer and artist
- Layout and design for large corporate clients and small firms
- Vast experience at leading advertisement and print companies
- Founder of LUOVA.DESIGN


Barbara Flury, Marketing & Design Consultant

Alex Boutellier, Media Consultant

Peter Schardt, Education Adviser

Dan Ward, Resource Developer

Dan Foord, Resource Developer

Barry McKay, Education Resource Developer



Reneé Provost


We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill