Admissions Team

Southbank has a carefully selected team of admissions staff to assist you with

every phase of the application process.

Southbank International School has a carefully selected team of admissions staff to assist you with every phase of the application process.

Zoé Bergeal

Head of Admissions and Marketing

Zoé joined the admissions team in October 2015 after completing her MSc in Child Development from London’s own UCL. She has worked and studied in Denmark, Australia and the United States, where she received her BSc in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts. Zoé’s professional background is in programme management and admissions having previously worked in summer camps, after-school organizations and an IB World School. She was raised outside of New York City and grew up spending time in both the US and France.

Languages spoken:
English, Danish, French

Matthew Craig

Admissions Manager

Matthew joined the admissions team in July 2015. Matthew was raised in Jamaica for a significant portion of his childhood until his family relocated to Europe, with short periods in Monaco and Spain before moving permanently to London.  He went on to achieve a bachelor’s degree with honours in Marine Biology which gave him the opportunity to work as a trainee science teacher in the UK secondary system and pursue his passion for effective pedagogy and education. Since then Matthew has worked for a number of years as an advisor to international families and companies on schooling in the United Kingdom.

Languages spoken:
English

Alexandra Pearce-Crump

Admissions Manager

Alexandra joined the admissions team in July 2017. She has a BA Honours Degree in Modern Languages from the University of Birmingham and during her third year of study she lived and studied in France, Spain and Italy. After graduating she taught English in Spain and then went on to work and travel in Australia for a year. Prior to joining Southbank, Alexandra worked in international student recruitment, admissions and marketing at an international school in Cambridge.

Languages spoken:
English, Spanish, French, Italian

Jennie Leighton

Senior Admissions and Marketing Officer

Jennie joined the Admissions Team at Southbank in January 2016. Jennie has a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies and a BA Joint Honours Degree in Sociology and Cultural Studies, both awarded by the University of Sussex. Prior to her employment at Southbank, Jennie worked at a media company in Brighton as a Digital Marketing Executive.

Language spoken:
English

Nikki Majekodunmi

Admissions Assistant 

Nikki has recently joined the admissions team in March 2018 after completing her MA in Human Rights and Cultural Diversity and BA Hons in History at the University of Essex. She has extensive experience in customer service, with a particular interest in the education sector. Nikki was raised in London, spending time regularly in Nigeria, France and Norway.

Language spoken:
English

Maria Litras

Marketing and Communications Manager

Maria joined the admissions team in November 2017.  She comes from a family of educators and has spent time living in South America and Cyprus, where her family are originally from.  Prior to working at Southbank, Maria spent 9 years working in the brand team for one of the UK’s most loved charities, Macmillan Cancer Support. She also worked at Camelot who are known for running the UK’s best-loved brand, The National Lottery, which raises £30m every week for good causes in the UK. Maria has a BA Honours Degree in Media Studies (TV) and a CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing.

Languages spoken:
English, Greek 

Contact the Team

36-38 Kensington Park Road, London W11 3BU