At Reallyenglish we have brought together an experienced team that is passionate about learning and technology. With over 100 years of collective experience creating and delivering Reallyenglish's market-leading suite of highly effective English learning products, we probably have the most talented team in the business!
Nigel Killick Founder and CEO
Previously with Unilever and ICI primarily in the Asian region, Nigel received an MBA with distinction from the Harvard Business School in 2001 and has a BA Hons. in History from the University of Cambridge, UK.
Simon le Maistre Director of Learning
Simon has 15 years’ experience in teaching and course design, including managing and training teams specializing in teaching English as a foreign language. Simon has a BA Hons. in History from the University of Cambridge, UK.
Yoshihito Niizuma Chief Technical Officer
Yoshihito has wide-ranging programming and computer technical expertise, as well as three years with Cambridge Technology Partners. Yoshihito has a Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems from Utah State University, US.
Ben Porter Sales Director
Ben has spent over 10 years in the ELT industry in Japan, seven of these in sales and development of e-learning products and services. He is fluent in Japanese and has a BA from Wesleyan University in Connecticut, USA.
Jeremy Wegerer Managing Director, Greater China
Jeremy has an MA in Classical Chinese Literature from the University of Colorado and has near-native ability in spoken and written Mandarin Chinese and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1992.
David Akast General Manager, Hong Kong
David manages Reallyenglish's operations in Hong Kong and southeast Asia. He has 10 years of business development experience, acquired working in 10 cities across China and holds a BA Hons. in Politics and International Relations from Lancaster University, UK and an MSc in Political Economy from the London School of Economics (LSE), UK.