Have your training done by experienced and internationally-qualified trainers. We work together with you to help you get the most out of your training objectives.


Our corporate trainers have on average 8 years of experience working in large international companies providing high quality language and skills training. They draw from this professional experience to create engaging training sessions which explore modern working practices, cultural differences and natural language use.

Experienced and Up-to-Date

The British Council has 80 years of experience and our trainers know the latest methods, techniques and technologies to provide the best training possible.

Our corporate trainers

Laurence James

Head of Corporate Training

I am responsible for the management of our corporate accounts and designing customised training courses. I hold the internationally recognised Trinity Cert. TESOL and Trinity Dip. TESOL and I am currently undertaking the International House Diploma in Educational Management.  I have extensive experience delivering Business English courses, particularly in Taiwan and previously ran a successful language school on the islands of Penghu.

Mark O’Sullivan

Corporate trainer

Mark holds an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, the internationally recognised Cambridge CELTA, is a qualified IELTS examiner, and is currently working towards completely the Cambridge DELTA. He has over 8 years’ experience as a teacher, as well as experience of academic management and course development. In addition to this, he has substantial engineering and technical work experience in the UK from a range of different industries.

Shin-Shin Ho

Corporate trainer

Shin-Shin has extensive experience teaching English in Morocco, Saudi Arabia, and Taiwan. She has designed and delivered corporate courses to investment, financial audit, and high tech companies. Shin-Shin previously held careers in the accounting and finance sectors where she was responsible for supervising and training personnel in general business operations. As a result, she is not only an English Teacher, but a business professional as well.