Mr John Martinez
Head of Admissions
John, a native of Belize, joined Southbank in the Spring of 2013. He obtained his BA and MSc from Valdosta State University (VSU) in Valdosta, Georgia, USA. He has been employed in various sectors including education, government and private entities. Prior to joining Southbank, John worked as Consular/Diaspora Coordinator at a High Commission in London. He has lived in Belize and the United States.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Ms Zoé Bergeal
Senior Admissions Manager
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
Mr Matthew Craig
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
Ms Jennie Leighton
Jennie is the newest member of the Admissions Team having joined Southbank in January 2016. Jennie has a Masters 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
Contact the Team
Tel +44 (0)20 7243 3803
36-38 Kensington Park Road, London W11 3BU