Lisa James

Lisa has 30 years of experience in international education. She started her career working in junior summer camps in 1994 as a teacher and activity leader and now oversees all young learner programmes for EC, the parent company of Global Achievers Academy. She is the current Chair of English UK, Young Learners, a special interest group of 60+ members who specialise in delivering quality programmes to minors and spends a lot of her time working across the wider industry to support positive change and champion safe and happy camps for students under 18.

Lisa has spent the majority of her professional career working on the internationl stage and truly believes in a globalised world that celebrates diversity and cultural differences. She is married with two teenage children of her own and one very messy dog. She is a champion of wellbeing and meditation and loves being out in nature and exploring new destinations!