OUR TEAM

MEET THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

Language in Action has a dedicated management team with many years of experience in the educational travel industry.

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Director

Emiliano is a native of Italy and has grown up with a strong connection to the summer language school business. He has a wide range of organisational experience in the educational travel industry and most recently has been directly responsible for the operations staff and smooth running of our existing and new summer schools. 

Designated Safeguarding Lead, Fire Warden Coordinator, Deputy Health & Safety Lead, Deputy Welfare Manager, First Aider

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Daniele Pluchino

Welfare and Operations Manager

Daniele started his career in tourism and summer schools while at University. He holds a degree in Art History from the University of Rome and he has previously worked as a summer school manager. He is currently responsible for operations and students' welfare, while being an important support for the Management Team.

Health & Safety Lead, Deputy Safeguarding Lead

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Beatrice Bellina

Summer Operations and HR Manager

Beatrice holds a Master’s degree in English and Spanish and has had a strong connection with UK summer schools since very young. With strong experience in working as a summer school manager, she is now responsible for coordinating all summer centres and managing LiA staff, as well as being involved in summer operations with the Management Team.

Deputy Safeguarding Lead, Deputy Health & Safety Lead, Deputy Welfare Manager 

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Don Troeger

Academic Manager

Don has worked in Education Management for the past 15 years in both England and China.  He holds a degree in Secondary Education in German and a Diploma for English language teaching from Cambridge University.   He has dual citizenship from the U.S. and the U.K.  He is now responsible for the summer academic program in London, supporting the teaching teams and providing excellent learning experiences for students.

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Ariosto Ponterio

Ariosto gained experience in the industry while at University, working for LiA summer camps since 2018. After acquiring expertise abroad in Management Engineering as an exchange student at FSU University (USA), he graduated and joined the Management Team to support development and improvement of internal processes and administrative operations.

Advanced Safeguarding Level 2 Trained

SUMMER CENTRE STAFF

Juniors is our area of expertise! Our trained residential staff is specialised in groups and Summer Camps.

Each campus has an average of one Activity Leader per every 30 students.  Our Activity Manager, Welfare Officer, Centre Manager, Director of Studies and a Senior Teacher are all resident on campus.   We have at least 1 teacher for every 2 classes.

During the summer period, our Head Office is also located on campus, ready to support the local staff to resolve any issues immediately.

We are all there for you so if you have any questions or issues, you just need to ask!

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