Alexis Sheldon, MA, Cert. TEFL|
A Cambridge University graduate (BA Hons Social & Political Science), Alexis speaks English, fluent Russian and Portuguese, good French, Italian, and Spanish, and elementary Mandarin Chinese and Hebrew. A qualified TEFL teacher, Alexis also holds an MA in Tourism Management from Brighton University.
Alexis has over 20 years teaching experience in schools from Israel to Ukraine and was previously responsible for the corporate training division of a leading UK language school. His other projects include Translation Central, a translation services agency and Fast Lane SEO, a multilingual SEO agency.
Jon Pokroy, BA, Dip. TEFL
A Cambridge University graduate (BA Hons Philosophy), Jon is also an experienced English teacher, having worked in Spain, Germany and London for over 16 years. Jon speaks English, and fluent German and Spanish. Jon holds a Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the world renowned International House training center in London.
Jon has run training for executives in English for Specific Purposes and producing courses for Specific Purposes for corporations, universities and the British Council. Jon has also worked as an examiner for the British Council.
Sheldon, MA, MBA
Richard brings more than 20 years of experience in finance, capital raising and
strategy to Language Trainers.
He has held management positions
in both private and public companies
and has been instrumental in directing
the growth strategy, producing
bottom line results. Richard has
extensive experience in the internet,
technology and services industries.
Prior to joining Language Trainers,
he provided CFO consulting and
capital raising services to small
and middle market companies. Richard
has also held
CFO positions at ECONnergy Energy
Company, Concrete Inc. and Weatherford
Global Compression Services and
is currently also the CFO of ContextWeb.
In addition, Richard was a business
development executive at GE Capital
and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company.
Richard started his career at Arthur
Andersen in London where he became
a Chartered Accountant. Richard
holds an MA from Oxford University
and an MBA from Columbia Business