Our People

Narmin Yousaf

Success Champion


Being a Success Champion, I have a core passion for supporting the education and wellbeing of students who are the workforce of the future. I assist and advise students throughout their academic careers and provide wellness activities to keep them motivated throughout the semester.

Idrees Ahmed

I am an IT support specialist responsible for maintaining and monitoring the network and computer systems of Bloomsbury Institute.

I help manage the daily internal helpdesk operations including the active directory, group policy, security groups, deployment software through ManageEngine, Office 365 administration, email provisioning and Microsoft Teams SharePoint administration.

Simon Lam

Senior IT Engineer


In 2020 I joined Bloomsbury Institute to oversee the IT Infrastructure department, ensuring that Bloomsbury Institute’s IT is running smoothly and to constantly update and improve all IT systems and applications.

Tom Fairhurst

CRM Executive


I am a former student of Bloomsbury Institute and while studying and after graduating I have worked within many of the Institute’s departments including Finance, Admissions, Student Recruitment and IT.

I am currently the front-end user of the CRM system, working within Student Recruitment, and I assist the team with making their recruitment strategies more efficient, automating the processes as much as possible.

Mehdi Mounsif

Student Recruitment Executive


I work at Bloomsbury Institute as a Student Recruitment Executive, helping people access higher education, assisting them with their applications and answering their questions.

Trisa Triandesa Tjahyaman

Communications Officer


I am a communications professional with a psychology and neuroscience background and more than 8 years’ experience in communications, marketing, branding, and media and broadcasting.

I love the development of creative identities and communications framework. As a Communications Officer, I assist the Head of Communications with all aspects of project delivery, from creative development to internal and external roll-out.

Dr Sebastian Lesniewski 

Senior Lecturer for Foundation Year and Academic Lead for Research 


I have been working in language education since 2002. Before joining Bloomsbury Institute London in 2021, I spent several years teaching Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods, Critical Thinking, Research Proposal Development, and English for Academic Purposes to university foundation year students at the pre-undergraduate, pre-Master’s and pre-PhD levels. I also taught on pre-sessional programmes at the University of Essex, King’s College London and the University of Sheffield.

Dr Joan O’ Mahony

Director of Academic Development


I am responsible for supporting the development of academic staff, including through participation in external opportunities in ways that raise the external profile of Bloomsbury Institute.