Learn about our Team and Culture
We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to help you improve your language & communication skills
Founder Director of EuroMondiale, Chris’ passion is to help people communicate better. His long and varied career as electronics engineer, manager in large and small companies, consultant and management trainer has highlighted the value of high quality interpersonal skills - and the consequences of their absence. With EuroMondiale Language Centre the emphasis is on communication across cultures and language.
Chris runs our Communication and Culture Workshop programme as well as providing specialist communication skills coaching.
She has a BA in Humanities, a MA in German and French Language in Education, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (German and French). Her career as a teacher for over 30 years includes many years as Head of Modern Languages in secondary schools, and a decade teaching adults individually and in groups from beginner to advanced level in French, German, and English as a Second Language. She is very skilled at helping school students achieve significantly higher examination results at GCSE, A-level and International Baccalaureate. Sue also has held successful commercial and export sales roles in technology based companies.
Chantale achieved a BA Hons in French Language and Literature from Birmingham University, MBA (Open University) and PGCE French and English from Cambridge University. She has taught French and EFL English for many years.
Her mother was from a mountain town in the Alps and they spoke French at home. Her first experience of teaching English was in Dehli. She very much enjoys meeting students from other countries and exchanging insights into other cultures.
Maria Luisa Quagliana
I graduated in Languages and foreign literatures at the university of Palermo in 2009 and subsequently I got a postgraduate certificate in teaching Italian language to foreigners.
I’ve taught foreign languages as French and English both to groups in schools and to individuals in my home city, Palermo.
I really love teaching my mother tongue to people of other languages and nationalities bringing my culture in the world and comparing it with different cultures.
I firmly believe in the importance of focusing on grammar to learn a new language as well as practicing the skills of writing, listening and pronunciation.
Shaomian studied English language (BA) and linguistics (MA) in Beijing Foreign Studies University. She teaches Chinese with us and at Cambridge University and the School of Oriental and African Studies of London University. Shaomian’s experience of teaching adults and children spans 16 years in the UK and China. She is a Chinese examiner for Edexcel and assessor for the Institute of Interpreters and Translators (ITI). She translated Anne of Green Gables, which was published by China Translation and Publishing Corporation. Shaomian is enthusiastically promotes the Chinese language as one of the most important tools for commerce in the coming decades. Through the study of language som
Anna has a BA Joint Honours in English and Classical Studies and the Diploma in Teaching English to Adults (DELTA). She teaches General English, Exam Preparation Courses and Business English and has worked in the English language training industry for 18 years as both a teacher and an Academic Manager. Anna has a passion for teaching English and will tailor her courses to suit the students. She ensures all students have a chance to practise the skills of speaking, listening, reading, writing as well as focusing on grammar and pronunciation. She creates a friendly atmosphere where students feel comfortable and confident to practice their English.
BSc in Economics from Queen Mary College London University.
Worked as an Economic Correspondent for a major German broadsheet newspaper in Tokyo for 10 years.
Through my work there I learnt to love Japan, the people, the culture and the value of communicating with
people in their own language.
Moved back to Europe in 2001 and made the UK my home.
I love teaching my mother tongue German and Japanese thriving in inspiring others to learn a foreign language which brings people together regardless of their origin and linguistic background.
Dr Ana Verastegui just loves to teach. Nothing inspires her more than seeing her students discover the delights of her subject. Ana heads our Spanish programmes with students ranging from primary age to retirees. Previously she built and ran a very successful business teaching decorative art across the whole of South America from her home country of Bolivia. Now in the UK she combines teaching the Spanish language with an art export business and teaching.
She welcomes every opportunity to assist individuals and companies develop their business with Latin America.
With degrees in Computer Engineering, Business Admin, Spanish Literature as well as Philosophy and Art History, Ana knows how to learn and how to teach others!
Hester Tingey qualified at Oxford University in French and Modern Greek - both of which she keeps alive by regular trips to their countries. In addition to teaching these languages as part of our team, she is a published author and playwright as well as regularly teaching flute to Diploma level.