Inova Consultancy UK
Our UK team are:
Marina is Inova’s director and set up the company in 2001, to support her passion for promoting equal opportunities and particularly for supporting women in business and non-traditional fields. Marina is an experienced entrepreneur and business coach and also practices Clinical Hypnosis.
Eric is co-director of Inova Consultancy, Finance Manager and a Senior Researcher. He is also the founder and director of our subsidiary Inova Education, an educational marketing and recruitment agency working across Latin America, established in 1996.
Carolyn joined Inova in 2011 and is a Project Manager, trainer (specialising in Social Media) and coach. She is passionate about development and supporting people to achieve their dreams.
Val joined Inova in 2017 as Project Manager and has extensive experience in Community Development and Training. Val thrives on supporting others to meet their full potential.
Leonie is an International Project Officer and singer-songwriter who combines her passion for helping others with music. Having moved from the Netherlands in 2016, Sheffield is her inspiring home away from home.
Erika joined Inova as an international Project Assistant in 2016. She lived in 5 different countries before settling down in Sheffield and now supports Inova on projects about diversity, education, and entrepreneurship.
Théo has been with Inova as a International Project Assistant since October 2017. For years, he has been committed to help local administrations and businesses take the best out of Europeanisation.
Babett is an International Project Assistant at Inova working on projects related to women’s employability, and mindfulness of managers. Her academic and professional background is in human rights, a topic she is passionate about.
Jasper joined Inova in 2017 as an International Project Assistant. He is originally from Belgium and before coming to Inova, he volunteered at an NGO that helps with the integration of refugees in Naples. Except for migration, Jasper is also very passionate about the transition towards renewable energy sources.
Rebecca joined the Inova Team in October 2017 as a Project Assistant, working on projects supporting migrant women, female entrepreneurs and young people. Sheffield has been her home for the last 7 years. Her greatest passion is supporting those with learning disabilities and autistic people.
Nitya joined Inova in December 2013 to work on the TRUTH Uncovered Project and now works on the EMPOWER project. She is passionate about social justice and empowering vulnerable women to have better opportunities.
Mary is an International Project Assistant who is studying International Law and Global Justice part time at the University of Sheffield. She is passionate about equal rights and opportunities for women.
Inova Education Mexico
Our Mexico team are:
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Geert (we call him Jack) is the General Manager of Inova Education, based in Mexico City. Working with people and building bridges is what he likes best. Inova Education allows him to help students from Latin-America to achieve their goal of studying in the UK. He’s fond of music, travelling, watching movies and any kind of sports.
Deborah is a Senior Study Advisor at Inova Education, with over 6 years of experience in UK Higher Education. Certified by the British Council she is an authorised student counsellor for the United Kingdom. Having studied abroad herself, she enjoys travelling, meeting new people, cultures and learning from different ways of thinking.
Lizbeth works as an International Study Advisor at Inova Education. She is passionate about working for a more globalised world and in fostering international experiences amongst students. Reading and travel are her two favourite hobbies.
Liliana is our Junior International Study Advisor and Marketing Assistant, working for Inova Education. Besides helping Latin American students reach their educational goals, one of her main duties is being “the office DJ”. She likes to take photographs, go to concerts and drink coffee.
Maru has been working for Inova Education for the last five years and is our High School Counselor. She taught History of Art and Grammar in Senior High School and worked as an English language coordinator. She is also the official translator for the Mexican Society of Egyptology, where she’s been a lecturer for six years. She is passionate about working with young people, culture and languages.
Andrew is the International Recruitment Manager for the University of Sheffield and is based in the Inova Education office in Mexico City. Previously he worked as an International Summer School administrator and International Student Ambassador for his alma mater, Northumbria University. He is passionate about international education and promoting and supporting student mobility.
Paulo joined Inova Education in 2016 as a Marketing and Recruitment officer working for the University of Southampton. He studied his Masters at the university and you won’t find a more passionate Southampton alumnus in Mexico. He is also a very good salsa dancer.
Elizabeth (Licy) works as a coordinator for Inova Education and is based in La Paz, Bolivia, where she works with students from across South America. Licy worked for most of her professional career at the British Embassy in Bolivia as a Chancery and Programme Officer and is very keen to help students pursue their studies in the UK. She is also an expert on the UK government’s Chevening programme.
Veronica has worked with Inova Education for quite some years now and covers a lot of High School university fairs and exhibitions. Among her biggest hobbies are yoga and she is a perpetual smiler.