We are here to offer you inspirational coaching sessions.

Our members have a variety of interests inlcuding: science, art, business, design, wellness, sports, music, film, fitness, cooking, travel and culture.

We hope you enjoy your English lessons and we wish you much success.



matt paull

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)

madeleine biber

Dr. Madeleine Biber, Teacher & Resource Manager

  • Professional English language teacher since 2007
  • CELTA, Helen Doran Certified, Cambridge Exam Trainer
  • Dr. of Natural Science - ETH Switzerland
  • Master of Science - Northwestern University (US)
  • Bachelor of Science - MIT (US)


may garvini

May D. Gavini, Founder & Executive Coordinator

  • Professional teaching posts: Canada, Japan, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • Area of Focus: International Business English, Curriculum development
  • Graduate Diploma: Applied Linguistics - Teaching ESL/EFL, University of Victoria (CA)
  • Master of Arts - University of Exeter / London Film School (UK)
  • Bachelor of Arts - University of Victoria (CA)

ines haeflinger

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 (CH)


alice thuerlimann

Dr. Alice Thürlimann, Support Manager for Social Education

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

erica harms

Erica Harms, Academic Research Specialist

  • Professional teaching posts: United States, Asia, South America
  • Educational publishing analyst for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Real Estate Developer in Los Angeles and Portland Area
  • Master of Arts in Teaching - Pacific University (US)
  • Bachelor of Science - Journalism (US)

bettina jarisch

Bettina Jarisch, Marketing Manager

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

chantal speiser

Chantal Speiser, Design Manager

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


Barbara Flury, Marketing & Design Consultant

Peter Schardt, Education Adviser

Dan Ward, Resource Developer

Dan Foord, Resource Developer

Barry McKay, Education Resource Developer

Alex Boutellier, Media Consultant

Reneé Provost, Auditor


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