Our Team

Find out more about the team with our 60 seconds interview.

Come and talk to us – we’re a friendly and helpful bunch!

Janey Futerill, Principal

Janey has overall responsibility for the excellent service delivery and quality control issues.


Janey orCountry person or city person ? Born a Londoner, country girl at heart
Home-cooked or take-away? Home-cooked always, but I will make an exception for pizza in the USA or Italy
Couch potato or exercise fiend? Does gardening and walking count as ‘fiendish exercise’?
Cinema or theatre? I like both
Favourite historical figure? Elizabeth I
Favourite film? Some like it hot
Favourite writer? Thomas Hardy
In another life I would like to have been… an antique dealer
Languages spoken: I can massacre Spanish and say nice things in Arabic. 



Sam Turner, Academic Manager

Sam ensures that all students are placed into the correct level of class and are making valuable progress during their course.  He can help you with any questions you have about your teachers and your classes.

Sam or


Diego Amaya, Office Manager

Diego provides friendly good advice and is responsible for student welfare.  He can help with changes to your booking, exam information and advice on living in London.

diego orCountry person or city person ?  City person. Have never lived in the country but would love to have a weekend retreat in the mountains.
Home-cooked or take-away? Home cooked meals for sure! With the occasional sneaky take-away 🙂
Couch potato or exercise fiendSomewhere in between. Love watching good TV as much as I love walking.
Cinema or theatre? Cinema
Favourite historical figure? J. S. Bach
Favourite film ? 
Shine, La tesis
Favourite writer? Don’t read excessively. Mostly crime fiction. Last book was Life of Pi. Next will be The picture of Dorian Grey.
In another life I would like to have been… Rich and famous hehehe (joking!). Something to do with science (astronomy).
Languages spoken: Spanish and English