Meet the team working for Montessori Centre International and the Montessori St Nicholas Charity.

Senior Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Stephen Tommis


Head of Operations

Beverley Stewart

Head of Finance

Demetrios Stavrou

Head of Academic Programmes

Penny Johns

BA (Hons), MA, PG Cert,  Mont. Dip, FHEA

Chief Education Officer

Barbara Isaacs

MA, BA, Adv. Mont. Dip

Administrative Staff

Leader of E-Learning

Jeremy Clarke

BA, Mont Dip

Professional Placement Officer

Josh Abel


Accounts Assistant

Karen Brunwin

Admissions and Registrations Officer

Khuram Ahmad



MSA Administrator

Kristine Largo



Academic Compliance Officer

Padmini Persaud

Mont. Dip, Legal Sec Dip, Bus. Comp. Prog. Dip

e-Learning Support Officer (on maternity)

Maike Reddy


Cleaning and Maintenance Officer

Peter Salvadori

Editor of Montessori International

Philip Davies

Receptionist & Admin Assistant

Sameena Wali

LLB (Hons)

E-Learning Development Lead

Laura Heap

BA (Hons), Cert Ed, MSc

MEAB Accreditation Officer

Michele Dows-Miller

BSc (Hons), Mont Dip.

e-Learning Support Officer (maternity cover)

Margarita Rouki

Database and Administration Officer

Ben Simons


MCI Tutors

Course Leader Foundation Degree

Antonella Cirillo

PG Dip, Mont. Dip

Academic Lecturer

Marion Meechan

BA (Hons), Mont. Dip

Course Leader Diploma

Michela Castellarin

Mont. Dip, BA (Hons)

Academic Placement Tutor

Preeti Patel

BA, Mont. Dip

Academic Lecturer

Sarah Olley-Dorey

BA, Mont. Dip

Academic Lecturer

Julie Compton

BA (Hons), Mont. Dip, FDA

Academic Lecturer

Hannah Baynham

BA, Mont. Dip