Our People

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Anne Okello


Academic Lead for Employability


Anne.Okello@bil.ac.uk

I have an EFL teaching background and a broad range of experience in Education and Teaching in the UK and abroad. The major projects I have worked on include the British Council and European Union’s Language and Academic Skills and E-Learning project where I provide English language and academic coaching to refugees in Jordan. I have also worked in Education and Development in Sudan and Uganda, Teaching and providing skills training.

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Arif Zaman


Lecturer: Business
EDI Academic Lead


Arif.Zaman@bil.ac.uk

While Lecturer and Module Leader at Bloomsbury Institute, I have a variety of roles outside of the Institute.

I am a Visiting Tutor at Henley Business School (University of Reading), Executive Secretary at Commonwealth Research Network on International Business and Executive Director at Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network.

Chi Jack-Osimiri


Lecturer: Law


Chi.Jack-osimiri@bil.ac.uk

I have taught LL.B, LL.M and CILEx courses at the University of Westminster, the University of Portsmouth and Buckinghamshire New University.

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Claudia Maugeri


Academic Administrator


Claudia.Maugeri@bil.ac.uk

I joined Bloomsbury Institute in October 2017 after completing a BA (Hons) Business Management (Top-up) degree and MBA . I had no previous experience in higher education, but after joining Bloomsbury Institute I became very passionate about the sector.

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Donna Leonard


Academic for Learning Enhancement


donna.leonard@bil.ac.uk

With over 14 years’ teaching experience in the EFL industry (working in Spain, Argentina and the UK), I have also trained teachers of English, as well as working for the British Council as an IELTS examiner. These roles gave me the opportunity to meet people of all ages from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures. I have taught both inside the classroom and in-company; aiding IT consultants, lawyers, bankers, and accountants.

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Edward N. Wilson


Lecturer: Business


Edward.Wilson@bil.ac.uk

Having qualified and worked as a computer programmer at Microcline International GH Ltd in 1992, I gained professional qualifications with the Institute for the Management of Information Systems and the Association of Computer Professionals UK. I later graduated from the University of East London in 2001, then took up a position as a lecturer at the London College of Business and Computer Studies.

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Georgiana Barbu


Data Analyst


Georgiana.Barbu@bil.ac.uk

I have an MSc in Human Resources from Birkbeck University and a BA (Hons) Business and Management from Bloomsbury Institute. I have been working here since 2013, first as an Employability Coordinator until 2015, then as a Student Support Officer and as an Academic Administrator for Foundation Year. I took on the position of Data Controller in November 2018. Previously I have worked as a Support Worker and as a Nursery Assistant.

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Giulia Rinaldi


Assessment Executive


Giulia.Rinaldi@bil.ac.uk

Prior to working in higher education, I have worked in several industries, including charities and real agent.

Previous experiences helped me develop skills such us organisational skill and attention to details. Skills that I find very useful especially now that I became an assessment officer. Don’t worry, your grades are in safe hands!

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Ian Thompson


Lecturer: Business


Ian.Thompson@bil.ac.uk

After a 10-year career with an international bank, I decided to pursue my passion for education and training.

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Joe Stevens


LLB Course Leader & Principal Lecturer, Board of Directors Staff Representative


Joe.Stevens@bil.ac.uk

I hold a first-class law degree (LLB Hons) and a Master’s degree (LLM) in International Criminal Law and Security, both of which I obtained from the University of Northampton. I have a PhD from the University of Bedfordshire in which I examined the lack of judicial review for those individuals subjected to United Nations sanctions over alleged connections to terrorism.


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