Meet the Team

Katya Bonello

Head of Sales, BSC Young Learners & Sports Education

With a background in teaching, Kat understands the importance of great education and immaculate delivery in our programmes. Added to that, over 15 years of experience in the International Education industry (and graduated in Banking & Finance), she heads our Sales department and implements different strategies to best suit each market. Kat has been specialised in Young Learners for several years now, and looks after our European partners. Kat speaks Maltese, English and Italian.

Juliana Stange

International Market Manager LATAM and Americas

Some of you may recognise Ju from her 20 something years experience in the industry. From 6 different study/work abroad programmes, to her time as an international teacher or agent. This power of knowledge of the Latin market is with us looking after all our LATAM market partners. She is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, but also gets by on her French and Italian.

Mohamed Osama

International Market Manager MENART

Based in Egypt, Mo works with the MENART Market to help agents better understand our portfolio and assist with any enquiries. Having worked in the industry for almost 10 years in countries like Egypt, UAE and UK, Mo can help you in both English and Arabic.

Dirk Figueiredo

Admissions and Accommodation Manager

Some of you may already know Dirk from his previous roles in sales/account management for Latin America, Portugal and Israel. He’s been working in the education sector for over nearly 15 years, having previously worked for a major international airline for several years. Excellence in customer service has always been a priority for him. Dirk and his team will be supporting you during pre-booking, answering your enquiries, and throughout the whole application process. He speaks English, Portuguese, and a “rusty” Spanish, as he says.

Melina Nard

Admissions Executive

Melina has recently joined our team from Switzerland to support you throughout the application process. With a background of almost 10 years in language travel agencies, several roles from Admin to Operations Manager, we knew Melina was the best fit to join our team. She has spent her whole adult life within the travel industry, from completing a Tourism Management degree to having worked as a flight attendant for Swiss International. Mel speaks both German and English.