Who am I?
Born and brought up in London, and of Pakistani heritage, I currently work and live in Madinah, Saudi Arabia at university level. I’m a native speaker of the English language.
My main area of expertise is language assessment and teaching English which occupies 90% of my time. In terms of academic level, I have studied up to doctoral level from one of the UK’s top universities.
I am currently Head of professional development where I work and am a regular language instructor which I love doing. Teaching is my bread and butter and it’s what keep’s me going. Imparting knowledge and seeing your students succeed is a truly satisfying experience. I also teach and train online.
In the past I’ve headed up a testing team and was responsible for the exams of 5,000 students across 5 university campuses. Examining has also been an area I have been involved in, including being an IELTS examiner for about 5 years. It has also been a pleasure to work for some of the big names in ELT, including Pearson and Oxford University Press.
Accountancy is also an area of expertise. I qualified (Chartered Management Accountant) a while back. I have also been an IT consultant.
I have also been involved in voice recordings and have worked on a major project in Saudi Arabia.
I believe these varied skills do somehow contribute to my work, and I’m eager to learn more!
Feel free to contact me via the contacts page.
My interests are wide, and hopefully people who visit the site may be able to find something useful. So the ethos here is sharing with the wider community, especially those interested in English. The main purpose thus, is to provide information in the English language across a wide range of subject areas.
I will consider any requests for worthwhile educational or other causes that need some expertise on a volunteer basis.
Your feedback is essential and if there are any resources you’d like to see added, or you just want to say something, please do let me know.
Thank you for coming to my website.