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Mike Potter - Coach

Mike Potter

UK based

Mike has 45 years international experience, 30 of which were  with the British Council in educational management, project design and management for English Language programmes including teacher training, curricula, syllabuses and professional conferences.

Mike has had a varied and exciting career with the British Council. His more recent appointments included: Senior English Language Consultant in London; Regional Director for Brazil; Director of English Language Services, London; and Country Director, Argentina.

When he left the British Council in 1999, Mike worked as a consultant in programme design and management for a number of prestigious organisations. Since he joined Mandarin Consulting in 2014 he has prepared  candidates for interviews and assessment centres in more than 70 companies.

In 1998 Mike received an OBE from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth for his lifelong outstanding contribution  promoting British education abroad.