Created on December 19, 2023
Chief Technology Officer
Kenrick Cabrera joined Oxford International Education Group in January 2022 as Chief Technology Officer. Kenrick brings over 20 years of expertise to the Executive Leadership team in delivering business transformation in various sectors and organisations. With a proven track record of using technology to encourage business development and growth, Kenrick brings a unique perspective that will influence the company’s understanding of how the latest technology can help students.
Chief Financial Officer
Tom De Clerck
Tom joined Oxford International in July 2019 as the Group Chief Financial Officer. Tom oversees all aspects of financial reporting and planning as well as compliance, data and strategy and is focused on further improving and simplifying processes. He works very closely with the Group CEO to support the rapid growth of the business and represents the Group for all aspects finance at the Board.
Managing Director OI Digital Institute & language
Gary Palmer was appointed the Managing Director for our English Language division in the UK in May 2019, after serving as the Head of Operations for the Junior programmes since 2016. Gary has been working with Oxford International since 2009 when he started as an Activity Leader at one of our Spring programmes.
Chief Human Resource Officer
Jo Grendall joined Oxford International Education Group in September 2022 as Chief Human Resources Officer. Her strategic responsibilities include the professional development of colleagues across the world, the dynamic acquisition and management of talent, staff engagement, and the promotion of a culture of core values, staff well-being, and the celebration of success. This remit enables colleagues across the world to flourish professionally, in turn creating outstanding outcomes for our students and helping Oxford International to deliver growth for itself and its partners.
President North America
Sharon is graduate of the University of British Columbia and oversees our North American operations in the role of Managing Director. Sharon and her business partner Makiko Yonenaga (now Senior Director for Oxford International North America) were the founders and former owners of Vancouver Maple Leaf Language College Inc. (VMLLC) which they established in 1990 and was acquired by Oxford International Education Group in 2013.
Chief Development Officer
David Pilsbury has been appointed as Chief Development Officer at Oxford International Education Group where he will be responsible for leading the group’s higher education growth and development strategy. David was previously Deputy Vice Chancellor, International at Coventry University, a position he had held since 2008. He was responsible for all international activities including joint ventures, recruitment, collaborative delivery, curriculum internationalization, mobility and enhancement.
Group Chief Executive Officer
Lil was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of Oxford International in 2019, after serving as the Group Commercial Director since 2017. During her tenure at Oxford International, Lil has been successful in driving massive growth across the Academic Division and has steered the Group through significant business change and development during the Covid19 crisis.
Managing Director Educational Services
An educationalist and entrepreneur with over eighteen years of experience in assisting international institutions with turnkey solutions in recruitment, agent management and back office operations. Based upon his vast understanding of the domestic higher education market as a student recruiter and educationalist he has plugged several gaps in the market which he firmly believed were with-holding the progress of otherwise able higher education aspirants.
Chief Commercial Officer
Andy is appointed as Chief Commercial Officer at Oxford International Education Group, and is responsible for leading and driving engagement to support students and universities, including the current UK and North American pathways, the Digital Institute and Direct to University Recruitment.Having worked across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Andy has brought a diverse amount of knowledge to Oxford International after joining as Pathways Global Sales Director.
Chief Marketing Officer
As Group CMO, Alex brings broad international marketing and product experience to help assist and accelerate OIEG’s ambitious digital growth plans. She has previously held UK and international roles at Orange, Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy UK, as well as global loyalty technology provider cxLoyalty/Tenerity, among other.
Managing Director University Partnerships UK & EU
Andy joined Oxford International following a variety of challenging senior roles in education with specialist and major corporates.He was previously Chairman and CEO of LearnDirect, Managing Director of Skillnet and Group Director of Education and Skills for BT. In addition, he has held a number of non-executive roles and has experience as a a Board Member of OFSTED.