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A selection of our incredible people

Here at Kaplan, we love what we do. We have a wonderful community of talented staff members, who are passionate about giving students the best possible education, and offering industry-leading service levels to agents, sponsors and partner institutions.

We understand that every step of a student’s journey is important, so we work hard to make sure that students are happy with their pathways, their degrees and their educational experience. Each student is unique and we are committed to helping them follow their path, their way.

Find opportunities to join us at Careers at Kaplan International Pathways.

Miles Campos

Manager, Arizona State University Recruitment

Having studied and worked in both the US and overseas, I understand the experience of an international student preparing to study abroad. I have many years of experience working in international initiatives at ASU as well as in managing international education programs for the US government. I am a second-generation ASU graduate and I take pride in using my knowledge and experience to ensure that students and parents are able to make an informed decision to study at Arizona State University

Miles Campos - ASU

Fatima Moulkhail

International Student Adviser

Each student’s path is unique to them, so it’s important to understand exactly what they want to achieve. At Kaplan we take the time to listen to you, and this allows us to find the opportunities that best suit you and your needs.

Fatima Moulkhail

Olubusola Fadehan

Education Adviser

It’s not always easy to understand everything you need to do in order to study abroad, so that’s why I’m here. I can help with visa counselling and make your path to an international education simpler to follow.

Olubusola Fadehan

Shiva Talwar

Recruitment Manager, India

Studying abroad is a big decision and you might need some help deciding which path to take. I love guiding students and sharing my knowledge and experience with them so that the can make an informed decision about their future.

Shiva Talwar

Meenakshi Raghuvanshi

Recruitment Manager, India

I’m committed to providing all the support and help our students need. We take pride in being leaders in international education. We focus on quality, integrity and teamwork so that we can ensure our students follow the right path for them.

Meenakshi Raghuvanshi

Naman Kapoor

Recruitment Manager, India

I enjoy talking to our students and hearing about their goals and ambitions. Everybody is different and has different dreams, so it’s great that we have so many study options that we can offer students. It’s wonderful to be able to help students find their paths.

Naman Kapoor

Sofia Lam

Assistant Recruitment Manager, Japan, Philippines

At Kaplan we’re always willing to guide you through your study abroad journey. We want to help you make your study destination your home away from home. As a former Kaplan Pathways student myself, I know exactly what it’s like and can share my experience with you.

Sofia Lam

Marianne Wei

Recruitment Manager, Taiwan SAR

It’s so important to me that my students find the path that can lead them to success. I love knowing that the guidance they receive from us at Kaplan really does make a difference to their futures.

Marianne Wei

Darren Cassidy

Recruitment Manager, Middle East and North Africa

Every person is unique, so being able to guide our students down the path that’s best for them is a real pleasure. Having studied both in the UK and internationally, I can draw on my personal knowledge and experiences to help every student reach their full potential.

Darren Cassidy

Hoang Phuong Thuy

Assistant Market Manager, UK Pathways

It is greatly satisfying for me when I’m able to see students succeed. I strongly believe that studying overseas gives you a great chance to broaden your experiences and learn about many other cultures, as you will meet people from all around the globe!

Hoang Phuong Thuy, Assistant Market Manager, UK Pathways

Janaina Lorenzo

International Student Advisor

As an international student myself I understood how important and life changing this experience can be, and now it is my turn to help students and their family to achieve this goal.

Nathan Whittaker

Head of College Services, University of Essex International College (UK)

The College Services Team are committed to providing you with very best experience as a student. You can approach anyone in our team to ask questions related to academic, student or personal life in the UK. We look forward to welcoming you the college community and helping you achieve your goals.

Narawadee “Pla” Phachirapatsorn

Recruitment Manager, Thailand

I love helping students to choose the right options for them. It is so satisfying to see them start on their path to a great future.

Narawadee Phachirapatsorn, Sales Manager, Thailand

Kevin Romao

Regional Manager, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos

We ensure that we offer the best possible advice and service from the start. We work hard to match our students to the right university and take great pleasure when we see them graduate successfully.

Kevin Romao, Regional Manager, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos

Kseniia Kraiushkina

Recruitment Manager, Ukraine

I love helping students find their perfect degree and university. There are so many options available and it is important to make the right choice for you — I am here to make that decision easier, and help you follow your path.

Kseniia Kraiushkina, Recruitment Manager, Ukraine

Eva Jeon

Assistant Sales Manager - USA Programs

My role at Kaplan is helping to find eligible US Universities and the courses for both Korea-based agents and the students.
It is my pleasure to work with them to decide one of the most exciting moments in their life.

Eva Jeon, Assistant Sales Manager

Vanesa Carralero-Lozano

College Services Administrator at Kaplan International College London

As a College Services Administrator I arrange social events and activities to help students make the most of their time at Kaplan International College London, so I think I have one of the best jobs at the College! I know what it’s like to study abroad and I have lots of great memories from that time, so I love creating those unforgettable moments for students. Read my story.


Vanesa Carralero-Lozano, College Services Administrator at KICL

Emily McAfee

Admissions Officer, UK

The best part of my job is seeing students progress to their university degree, knowing that their pathway course led them there. Every day I get to help students find their own path, just like I found mine. Read my story.

Emily McAfee, Admission Officer

Gary Hoang

Admissions Coordinator, UK

I interact with students, parents, sponsors and agents through various applications such as LiveChat, and help students on their path to studying at a university abroad. Through my role as an Admissions Coordinator, I hope to help many international students follow their path, their way. Read my story.

Gary Hoang, Admissions Coordinator

Mustafa Al-Tameemi

International Student Adviser, UK

I enjoy getting to know different students every day and guiding them towards the path that’s right for them. Knowing that this guidance will help each and every one of them to achieve their career potential is very rewarding.

Mustafa Al-Tameemi, International Student Adviser

Michelle Gibbons

Head of Programmes, University of Essex International College (UK)

We are committed to providing our students with high-quality courses that prepare them for university. Our classes are designed to be interactive and to encourage team work, as well as independent study, so that students are equipped with the skills needed to succeed at university.

Michelle Gibbons, Head of Programmes, University of Essex International College

Nick Radley

Head of College Services at University of Essex International College

Our team loves seeing students succeed. We provide you with the support you need to achieve your goals and ambitions in an enjoyable and motivating environment, while creating positive memories that will always be with you.

Nick Radley, Head of College Services at University of Essex International College

Daniel Martin

College Director, University of Essex International College (UK)

It’s a great honour to be able to welcome so many students from around the world. My team and I are committed to doing everything we can to support you in gaining a place at such a well-regarded, progressive institution as the University of Essex.

Daniel Martin, College Director, University of Essex international College

Liudmila Vesnovskaya

Admissions Officer, UK

I really enjoy helping students gain access to the degree that they want to study. We in the Admissions team are committed to offering the best advice and guidance to our students because we want them to succeed, and follow their path, their way.

Liudmila Vesnovskaya, Admissions Officer, UK

Namwaan Sroysuwan

Admissions Manager, Thailand

Helping students navigate the process of applying to study abroad is what we’re here for. I guide students through everything from visa application to enrolment, and the most rewarding part of my job is seeing students leave for their study destination and start on their path to academic success.

Namwaan Sroysuwan, Admissions Manager, Thailand

Ioannis Stavrianakis

Admissions Officer, UK

My role is to guide students through the application and admissions process, and help them on their path to studying at a UK university. Our expert knowledge means that we can answer any questions students might have about their application, and ensure that they meet specific requirements and admissions deadlines.

Ioannis Stavrianakis, Admissions Officer

Sulaf Abuelbashar

Admissions Officer, UK

I really enjoy helping students from many different educational backgrounds explore the degrees and universities that suit them best. It’s great to know that I’ve helped them on their path to success.

Sulaf Abuelbashar, Admissions Officer

Irina Scitilina

US Applications and Operations Manager

As a US Applications and Operations Manager, I help students apply to degrees and preparation courses at our partner universities in the USA. I give advice about the different study options available and I guide students through the admissions process. Read my story.

Irina Scitilina, US Admissions Officer

Jessica Penny

Senior Recruitment Manager, Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan

I love helping students find their path to the best university and degree for them. With so much choice out there, it can be a difficult decision to make – that’s why we take the time to understand each student’s individual needs. Knowing that I’ve helped a student prepare for their future is the most rewarding part of my job.

Jessica Harris, Senior International Marketing Manager, MENA

Sophia Lopez Weitz

Assistant Recruitment Manager, Onshore and EU

I believe learning overseas can enhance your life immensely. Through my role at Kaplan, I maintain a close relationship with agents in the UK and Europe, making sure students are fully informed and supported when exploring Kaplan’s courses and opportunities.

Sophia Lopez Weitz, Assistant Market Manager, Onshore and EU

Owain Llwyd

Regional Director, Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan

We are experts in higher education around the world, and it makes us very happy to see how students that we counselled are succeeding abroad, both academically and professionally.

Owain Llwyd, Regional Manager (MENA)

Onur Balaban

Recruitment Manager, Turkey

I love to introduce students to new cultures, and give detailed advice about studying at Kaplan Pathways. With our wide range of options, I am confident we can find a suitable course and study destination to match your needs.

Onur Balaban, International Sales & Recruitment Manager

Professor Gary Prosser

College Director, University of Nottingham International College (UK)

As Director of the University of Nottingham International College, I have the pleasure of overseeing the education of talented young people from all over the world. I look forward to welcoming students into the global learning community at Nottingham, and seeing them progress to university.

Professor Gary Prosser, University of Nottingham International College

Aneta Swiercz

Head of College Services at Bournemouth University International College (UK)

I look forward to meeting you in Bournemouth where my team and I will support you on every step of your journey, making sure that your experience is successful and enjoyable. One of our goals is to ensure that our students have the best experience possible, so we will aid you throughout your studies. 

Aneta Swiercz, Bournemouth University International College

Steven Coulter

Head of College Services at Liverpool International College (UK)

We’re here to help students on their educational journey, providing the support they need to succeed. Studying abroad is a hugely exciting experience in life, and we’ll do everything we can to make it rewarding and memorable.

Steven Coulter, Liverpool International College

Duygu Aykurt

International Sales & Recruitment Manager, Turkey

I like discovering new places, meeting new cultures and sharing my experience. I work closely with Turkish agents to help meet all of their needs. I’m happy to guide to our students to find their paths and reach their goals.

Duygu Aykurt, International sales & Recruitment Manager

James Krick

Recruitment Manager, Middle East and North Africa

International education has been a crucial part of both my academic and professional life. Having been through these experiences personally, I am always keen to help and advise international students on what their best options are and what to expect when beginning their journey abroad.

James Krick, International Market Manager

Tiffany Darmawan

Assistant Recruitment Manager, Indonesia

It’s always exciting to be part of student’s journey as they pursue higher education — it’s a life changing moment! I’m here to support you in achieving your full potential!

Tiffany Darmawan, Assistant Market Manager

Andrew Thick

Senior Vice President

Based at our Head Office in London, Andrew leads Kaplan International Pathways, the higher education division of Kaplan International.

Andrew has more than 30 years’ experience in international education, as a teacher, academic leader, college head and managing director.

Before joining Kaplan, Andrew served as Chairman of the Oxford International Education Group and was the Chief Executive Officer of Study Group for 9 years, overseeing its rapid expansion. Prior to that, he fulfilled a number of senior management roles at Education First (EF).

Andrew Thick, Senior Vice President, Global Pathways

Bagyashri Sharrma

Recruitment Manager, India

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” — Nelson Mandela. This is what I always remind myself and it keeps me going on and on. I love speaking to students and their parents. I have counseled thousands of students and I am sure my small contribution has helped them in shaping their careers. With a lot of options available with us, we focus on quality and support throughout the student journey.

Bagyashree Sharrma, Internatinal Market Manager

Abhishek Saha

Recruitment Manager, India

As an engineer turned Higher Ed professional, I strive to keep complete transparency with students and parents, providing guidance at every step that helps them achieve their goals. I am always open to discuss the technical aspects and outcomes of the programme the student is planning to apply for.

Abhishek Saha, International Market Manager

Phan Thi Thanh Tam

US Market Manager

I am a US Market Manager for southern Vietnam. I have extensive experience in the US education industry and have worked in student recruitment and consultancy for a US educational organization for 4 years. My passion is to help students achieve their dreams of studying in the USA and see them succeed at university and beyond.

Phan Thi Thanh Tam, US Market Manager

Fadi Aboul Hosn

Regional Manager, UK

My role at Kaplan includes helping both students and UK-based agents to find the most suitable course at University. Being an international student myself when I came to the UK, I understand how challenging  studying abroad can be. I understand how important it is for students to receive the right support and advice while taking this big step in their life.  I feel that I am well positioned to understand the needs of international students, and I’m  happy to share this experience when speaking to students, either in English or Arabic.

Fadi Aboul Hosn, Assistant Market Manager, UK

Capucine Mabika

Australia Pathways Recruitment Manager for Middle East and Africa

I can answer any questions you have, and identify your best route to studying in Australia. I often travel around UAE, Central, East and Southern Africa to counsel students, so you can come and meet me in your home country!

Capucine Mabika, Regional Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa

Paul Lafferty

Director of UK Colleges

As Director of Colleges, I’m driven by the idea of transforming students’ futures. We equip all of our students for success, and support them in achieving their academic and personal goals.

Paul Lafferty, Director of UK Colleges

José Trujillo

Recruitment Manager, Americas

We are experts in higher education around the world, and we are very happy to see students from the Americas who we counsel succeeding abroad, both academically and professionally.

We are passionate about connecting students with the best university for them.

Jose Trujillo, International Marketing and Recruitment Manager, Colombia

Simran Souni

Admissions Manager

As an Admissions Manager, I assess applications from students based all around the world. I am familiar with many different education systems, so I can advise which course and university is right for your qualifications. I really enjoy helping students follow their path, and providing support from the application stage right through to enrolment.

Simran Souni, Admissions Manager

Martin Brown

Director of Recruitment

Working with students to help find a pathway and a university course for them is a real joy. I love changing lives and helping students achieve their dreams.

Martin Brown, Assistant Director, Recruitment

Ronké Alao

Student Support Manager at the University of York International Pathway College (UK)

The most rewarding thing about working at the Pathway College is helping students first-hand to develop academically and socially. It’s great to see them grow as individuals and learn new things, enabling them to progress to their degree at the University of York.

Ronké Alao, Student Support Manager

Samuel Kwan

Associate Director, Admissions

As a member of the Admissions team, I help international students secure a place on one of our courses. I guide them through the application process and obtaining a visa, and give them all the support they need as they are admitted to their programme – one that will open up incredible new opportunities for them.

Associate Director, Admissions

Paloma Bernar

Senior Recruitment Manager, Americas

One of the biggest pleasures of my work is seeing how happy students are when they reach a milestone in their educational journey – whether it’s being accepted onto a course, or progressing to university. My job is to give great advice about what is best for each student, and to help set them on the path to future success.

Regional Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa

Emily Yoon

Regional Manager, North Asia

I find it very exciting to meet students in Korea. I am always here to listen and encourage those who wish to make academic and career plans for the future.

Emily Yoon, Recruitment Manager, South Korea

Andy Quin

College Director in London (UK)

Everything we do at the College is designed for you as an international student. I am confident that our one-to-one tutorial sessions, excellent support services and innovative teaching techniques will allow you to fulfil your potential. I assure you of a very warm welcome, and I look forward to seeing you progress to and succeed on your university degree.

Andy Quin, College Director KICL

Clare Cairns

Senior Director, Recruitment and Admissions

Clare heads up a global recruitment team who provide advice on higher education opportunities for students and parents in their home countries, and support Kaplan’s trusted partner agents.

She has worked in the international education industry since 2008. Previously, she worked in the international exchanges and educational travel industries in the USA. She has lived in 4 countries and worked in over 40.

Clare Cairns, Senior Director, Recruitment

Ricard Giner

Vice President, Partnership Development

After 5 years of successfully leading Kaplan Pathways’ global online and offline marketing initiatives on behalf of our university partners, Ricard now directs Kaplan’s higher education development strategy.

Ricard has almost 20 years of experience leading marketing for international education and travel organisations.

He studied Philosophy and Social Anthropology at the University of Kent (UK), and Philosophy at graduate level at the University of Edinburgh and King’s College London (UK).

Ricard Giner, Vice President, Partnership Development

Mehriban Nicholson

Head of Recruitment, Russia/CIS and Turkey

I specialise in counselling students about our online degrees, as well as Foundation, A level and GCSE courses at our MPW partner colleges.

We work hard to ensure that every student finds the right path for them, and our regional expertise really helps us tailor our advice to each student’s needs.

Head of Recruitment, Russia/CIS and Turkey

Linda Cowan

Senior Vice President, UK and Middle East

Linda is responsible for all pathway colleges in the UK and for projects in the Middle East.

She has been working in international education since 1992 across a wide range of markets on several continents.

Linda has over 10 years’ experience working for UK universities, plus expertise in partnership work with universities in a number of countries.

Linda Cowan, Senior Vice President, UK & ME

Clare Rawlins

Vice President, Recruitment and Enrolment

Clare’s role at Kaplan is truly international, leading a recruitment and enrolment team that spans 10 countries. The team prides itself on its world-class customer service and in-depth market knowledge.

Clare has worked in over 30 countries and holds particular expertise in Africa and the Indian subcontinent. She also has a wealth of experience in supporting and shaping university internationalisation strategies.

Previously, Clare spent many years in the English language and higher education industries.

Clare Rawlins, Vice President, Recruitment and Marketing

Iain Brennan

College Services Director at the University of York International Pathway College (UK)

Here at the University of York International Pathway College, we offer fantastic services to students. My job is to ensure that students here have everything they need to succeed in their studies, and have an enjoyable, rewarding experience in the UK.

Iain Brennan, College Services Director, York College