Our Coaches

Peter M.

Business English Teacher

A native English speaker born near Cambridge, UK, Peter comes to teaching from a background in the publishing industry.

Firstly he was based in academic publishing, where he produced journals for Cambridge University Press. This involved daily communication with academic authors, journal editors, suppliers and freelancers and close collaboration with colleagues.

Most recently, he was based in children’s fiction publishing, working for the LEGO Group in Denmark. This included proofreading and editing (in English) the popular LEGO NINJAGO, LEGO CITY, and LEGO FRIENDS magazines found in shops all over Germany!

With his personal experience in Business English, Peter can help you to improve your communication at work.

Peter trained in teaching English and gained the CELTA qualification at Bell School, Cambridge, UK.

Andrew B.

Chief editor and proofreader

Andrew is an award-winning American journalist and author. He reported for the Los Angeles Times and the Des Moines Register. His work has appeared in major publications including The New York Times and the Smithsonian Magazine.

Andrew taught business English in Düsseldorf for five years, and has worked with a number of German companies on messaging for Anglo-American audiences.

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Catherine Z.

Business English Teacher, Editor & Russian/ Ukrainian translator

Catherine comes to teaching with a background in linguistics, media and business. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Philology and is currently working on a Master`s Degree in Advanced Anglophone Studies. She also has an IELTS Certificate.

As a copywriter for many years, Catherine provided a number of services including specialized translations and website translations (marketing, digital marketing, SEO, Medicine, food, cosmetics and tourism). She worked as a Ukrainian/ Russian translator and interpreter at the Odessa International Film Festival for several years. Catherine also founded three start-ups in Ukraine and could, therefore, give you a first-hand account of how to use business and media English.

Catherine is very passionate about languages and is here to make you fall in love with the English.

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