David Falvey studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Oxford and did his MA in TEFL at the University of Birmingham. He has lived in Africa and the Middle East and has teaching, training and managerial experience in the UK and Asia, including working as a teacher trainer at the British Council in Tokyo. He was previously Head of the English Language Centre at London Metropolitan University.
David Cotton studied Economics at the University of Reading and did an MA in French Language and Literature at the University of Toronto. He has over 44 years teaching and training experience, and is co-author of the Business Class course book. He has taught in Canada, France, and England, and has been a visiting lecturer in many universities overseas. Previously, he was Senior Lecturer at London Metropolitan University, and he frequently gives talks at EFL conferences.
Simon Kent studied History at the University of Sheffield, and has an M.A. in History and Cultural Studies. He has over 25 years' teaching experience, including three years as an in-company trainer in Berlin at the time of German reunification. He has spent the majority of his career in higher education in the UK where he has taught on and directed programmes of business, general and academic English.
Margaret O'Keeffe has over 15 years teaching experience. She has taught at the Pompeu Fabra University and La Salle University in Barcelone, Spain. She is the author of business English materials for the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, and online tutor. She is also the co-author of various English titles including Lifestyle and English for International Tourism (Pre-Intermediate).
Iwonna Dubicka has over 15 years' experience as a Business English trainer, and has been an online tutor for the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. She is also the co-author of various English titles together with Margaret O'Keeffe, including Lifestyle and English for International Tourism (Pre-Intermediate).