We have over 200 staff working with us in Colombo and Kandy, including over 100 teachers from the UK and overseas.
Learn more about the people in our senior management team that drive our organisation:
Gill took up her post as the Country Director of the British Council in Sri Lanka 12 August 2017. She has been working for the British Council for over 22 years, and has worked at numerous British Council offices across the globe, including London, Hong Kong, Egypt and India.
Simon Creasey, Country Exams Manager
Simon has worked for the British Council for 21 years; in Italy, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and now Sri Lanka (since August 2015). He first started as an English teacher, later becoming a teacher trainer before moving into Teaching and Examination Centre management (his last post was Director Naples). He graduated in Mechanical Engineering at Auckland University and is also a graduate of the New Zealand School of Drama.
Galina Pereira, Assistant Director of Resources and Finance
Galina has been with the British Council for over five years. Previously, she worked in the corporate sector for over 10 years as Head of Finance of a large conglomerate in Sri Lanka in the tea and travel industry. She started off her career in auditing and was involved in consultancy assignments at Messrs Ernst and Young Sri Lanka for four years. Galina is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and has a Masters in business administration.