Michael Addison

Academic Director

Michael was one of the founders of IFG as a brand of Education Pathways Group Limited. He has degrees from Bristol and Sussex universities and many years experience developing and running independent colleges in London, work which he has combined with teaching of History and Political Science and participation in many international business conferences. He also acts as a consultant in the field of international education. At IFG he oversees course development and review as well as all aspects of teaching and learning in London and other IFG centres. He has a wide knowledge of higher education in the UK and ensures that all our students gain individual help in choosing and applying to courses and universities.


Stephen Smith

Director of Professional Programmes

Stephen previously held senior business development posts at a Top 50 UK University as College Internationalisation Development Director, and a Senior Lecturer in Executive Education. He was the programme leader for the Certificate in Leisure Leadership and the MBA Global program. He is an experienced business driver and generator with a demonstrated history of success in Finance, Property Development, Hospitality and most recently in the Higher Education Sector with an excellent track record of identifying and delivering new international student recruitment opportunities. Stephen joined IFG in 2022 with the sole purpose of developing, launching, and managing IFG’s Professional programmes, starting with the IFG/FI professional accountancy offer. Stephen completed his BA (Hons) in Classics from the Open University and his MA Classics with Distinction from the same institution. Currently pursuing PhD to explore the impact a global sustainability agenda will have on the luxury brands market with the University of Vitez and Circle International.

Dominic Light

Managing Director FILS

Dom Light is co-founder and Managing Director of First Intuition Learning Solutions. With 15+ years working in international professional education, Dom has previously held senior positions with BPP Professional Education, where he lead the international Learning Media team as Head of International Sales and with Becker Professional Education where he lead the international ACCA strategy as Global Director of Sales.

Anthony Mohmoh

Regional Director – Nigeria

Anthony is a highly effective and knowledgeable member of our marketing team. After gaining his MBA from Coventry University, he worked for a while in the university’s international office and then progressed to a position with one of the leading recruitment agencies in Nigeria, PfL. Prior to joining IFG, Anthony worked as a regional director for Cambridge Education Group and then for Navitas.


Stefan Green

Director of Marketing

Stefan has over 20 years’ international education experience, primarily in pre-university pathways, TNE and EFL product & partnership development management. His career highlights include negotiating level 3 progression agreements with UK Universities, managing international student recruitment & admissions teams, the set-up of a teacher training centre in China and the management of a new pre-university pathway department for a leading language school chain. His career has involved extensive overseas travel and attendance of industry events/workshops. In addition he lived and worked in Japan for 5 years, starting as an EFL teacher before moving into school management.

Arsalan Yunus

Regional Director – Dubai

Arsalan is an international student recruitment expert in the MENA region with over 10 years of experience. He has led strategic projects such as HigherEducation.AE which was the first UAE based platform which was a marketplace for all UAE based universities. He has worked closely with the Ministry of Higher Education – UAE, KHDA and Dubai International Academic City to advise them on projects helping them attract international students to the UAE.

Tatiana Kolevatova

Academic Director

Tatiana has a Master’s degree in International Relations and vast experience in teaching and academic management. She has taught courses such as English, Academic Research and Writing, Study and Communication skills, Effective Interview workshops and many others. She has also managed several schools and colleges worldwide and worked with students and teachers from diverse cultural backgrounds. Tatiana focuses on student support and empowerment to ensure each of the students achieves their targets. Since joining International Foundation Group (IFG) she has been effectively organising and improving study processes at IFG Abu Dhabi – such as academic planning and course development, admissions procedures and mentorship programmes, as well as implementing recent technology into the education processes and promotion of life-long learning.