Meet the Staff

Karen Sigley

Karen has been teaching English since 2007. She has taught in Sudan and France, but most of her teaching experience has been in the UK. In addition to teaching professional, business and general English, she has experience in teaching legal English to international lawyers and law students, as well as in writing and marking international legal English exams. Before becoming a teacher Karen started out as a tax adviser. She then worked for several years as a business analyst and software tester for a leading software company. She holds a first degree in Taxation and Revenue Law and a MSc in Fiscal Studies.

David Smith

David Smith has been teaching Legal, General and Business English at CAE since 2000. He studied English and Law at university and trained as a Barrister. He is a specialist in contract law on the English for Lawyers courses at the Professional Centre, and also on the Cambridge Academy's English for Law Students courses.

Jane Grant

Jane Grant has been teaching English for nine years. She has taught in Japan and Egypt as well as in the UK, specialising in Professional and Business English. In additional to teaching, teacher training and Business English curriculum development,  Jane has worked in international marketing in Europe and Latin America. Her first degree is in English, and she has a Master's Degree in Business Administration focusing on Marketing, Finance and Business Law.

Paul Neale

Paul Neale specialises in language for speaking skills and has taught English in Spain and Portugal as well as the UK. He works regularly in the CAE Professional Centre on individual training for the 5 plus 1 Combination Course. He is also a working artist, has produced pieces in many media and has exhibited his art in several European countries.