Lawrence Jackson

Director of Sales and Marketing

Lawrence has over 15 years’ experience in sales, with over 7 years spent in sales for top language schools.

In addition to English, he can speak German, and says “working with a diverse range of cultures ensures I’m learning something new on a day-to-day basis.”

Lawrence adds, “IH London has been voted London’s no1 school for value and quality. So if you’re looking for a premium course at a reasonable price then IH London should be your first choice.”


Tel: +44 (0) 20 7611 2474

Shema Najib 

Head of Sales & Customer Experience

Shema has been working in the education sector for nearly five years and at IH London for three years, working with educational tour operators across the UK and Europe. 

Shema says: “I love working in sales for IH London because I know we provide the best quality of education for our students, and being able to help them in their career and future is very fulfilling.”


Phone: +44 (0) 20 7611 2423

Mobile: +44 (0) 7795 362088

Skype id: shema.najib 

Calendly: Calendly – Shema Najib

Luisa Proto

Business Development Manager Europe

Luisa studied Foreign Languages at University and has always been passionate about cultural exchange, especially French and English.

She worked for ten years in Ireland helping international students to settle in and get ready for study and work experiences abroad. She then moved to London and has always worked in education. She joined IH London at the start of 2019. 

Lusia is Italian, and also speaks fluent English and basic French.


Phone: +44 (0)207 611 2424

Mobile/Whatsapp: +447900583689



Marianna Danilova

Head of Latin America

Marianna has been working in Business Development at IH London for over four years. She has extensive knowledge of all IH London products, and has been working with agencies and students from Latin America, Russia and parts of Eastern Europe. 

Marianna says: “Every day brings something new! I absolutely love seeing happy students at our school and knowing that I have played a role in making their dreams come true.”


Mobile / Whatsapp: +55 31 9701-7667


Kamel Koufi

Head of Africa & MENA

Kamel has over 10 years’ experience promoting Higher Education institutions and courses, including working for UK Trade and Investment and a leading global Higher Education pathway provider. He joined IH London in May 2018.  Kamel can speak English, French, Arabic and Berber/Tamazight. 

Kamel says, “IH London has strong and well established brand and its teaching staff are very passionate. As an educational trust, we reinvest our profits to improve the customer experience for students, agents and corporate clients.

“This really is the time to get in touch and discuss with us how we can add value to your company. We would love to hear from you!”


Phone: +44 (0) 207 611 2410

Mobile/ WhatsApp: +44 (0) 774 165 3433


Julija Glusakova

Business Development Manager Europe & CIS

Julia has been working in the international education conferences for over 6 years connecting schools with agents. Julia joined IH London in May 2019 and she brings all her industry passion and knowledge with her. In addition to English she can speak Russian, Latvian and basic Italian and Spanish.

Julia says: “ I am very passionate about the language learning and I cannot wait to share my passion with IH students. As a former international student I understand the importance of getting help and support at all stages of the student journey so you can completely rely on me. I am here to help you to become the better version of yourself! ”

Desk: +44 (0) 207 611 2422

Mobile/WhatsApp: +44 (0) 781 835 8288


Skype: julija.glusakovaih


Jamie Chalk

Head of Business Development - Asia

Jamie studied English at university and has worked in sales, teaching and training for a number of years. He undertook his CELTA at IHL and speaks Korean and some Filipino. Jamie has taught English in Korea, the UK and the Philippines, and his previous experience includes student recruitment for UK higher education and leading L&D training workshops in Southeast Asia.

Jamie says, “I identify first-hand with navigating a foreign language and immersing yourself in a new culture, so I look forward to supporting you on your journey too!”


Phone: +44 (0) 207 072 1745

Kakaotalk / Line ID: jcIHL

Mobile / WhatsApp: +44 (0) 7471 106 111


Maria Barreto

Business Development Executive - Latin America

Maria has been working in the Business Development industry, promoting and working closely with local agencies in Brazil and other Latam countries for over 15 years, and has built a strong connection with partners and students, and can be considered a pioneer as a marketing representative.

Maria’s feelings about her role: “I am passionate about giving support and training to our partners, preparing them to help students follow their study experience with IH London, and seeing they go back home not only more fluent in the language but also with unforgettable memories of their time with us.”


Mobile / Whatsapp: +55 31 98893 7757

Naimah Zerrouk

Sales Executive

Naimah holds a Masters in International Business and has worked in sales across various industries for over 6 years. She has completed her CELTA at IH London, helping her blend her teaching experience with her role in supporting customers with their course inquiries. In addition to English, Naimah speaks French and Arabic. Naimah says “I’m passionate about my role as I find fulfilment in the opportunity to interact with people from varied cultures and backgrounds and make a positive impact on others learning journeys.


Phone: +44 (0) 207 611 2421

Mobile / Whatapp: +44 (0) 787 670 8097