Meet the Team

Managing Director

Robin began his EAL career as a teacher in 1998 and has worked for some of the best education providers in Britain. He has extensive experience of working with students from overseas.

He moved into academic management in 2005 and has designed a highly successful range of assessment, adaptation and summer programmes to prepare students for the demands of schooling in the UK.

Robin believes that each child is unique and places particular emphasis on appealing to their unique learning style. His holistic approach to teaching combines expertise, innovation and enthusiasm.

Schools & Assessments Advisor, UK

Robin was voted Headmaster of the Year by Tatler magazine during his tenure at Summer Fields School, the prime feeder school for Eton College.

In his role as Schools and Assessments Advisor for Newton Bright, Robin maintains strong links with boarding schools all over Britain. He personally meets and assesses each Newton Bright student, and makes written recommendations for suitable schools.

Highly respected in the field of education, he serves as an ISI inspector, a governor of three independent schools, and Head of Development at Knightsbridge School, London. Previous posts include Headmaster at Lambrook School and Housemaster at Cheltenham College.

Senior Consultant, Moscow

Olesya has been working as an international educational consultant since 2008. Her students have been accepted at many of the top schools in the UK. She is an expert in university placements and has helped students find places at many Russell Group universities.

Olesya places an emphasis on understanding each student as an individual. Her qualifications in teaching modern foreign languages and linguistics allow her to combine a professional and caring outlook with a strong pedagogical background.


Inessa has successfully placed more than 600 children at prestigious schools in the UK. These include Wellington College, Eton College, Harrow School, Dulwich College, Oundle School, Rugby School, Sevenoaks School, Brighton College, and many others.

She makes frequent visits to schools in the UK, and has extensive knowledge of the British education system.

Inessa is a renowned industry expert and lectures at international conferences about the issues facing Russian children as they settle into their new life at boarding school.

Academic Director

Drew graduated from the University of Birmingham, UK, with a BA Hons in Russian and geography in 2011 and began working for Newton Bright Educational Consultants in 2013. Over the past 6 years, Drew has tutored English, geography and social studies and prepared a number of students for entrance exams to private schools in the UK such as Sevenoaks, Marlborough College and Caterham.

As Academic Director, Drew has created EAL, Economics and International Relations programmes to prepare students for future studies abroad. In addition, Drew provides comprehensive assistance with personal statements, interviews, personalised academic plans and organises our tutoring services.

Our Tutors

Our top-calibre native-English-speaking tutors work hard to prepare Newton Bright students for entrance into schools and universities.

We personally match each of our students with a tutor, and closely monitor student feedback and results.

In-person private tutoring, distance learning via Skype, and live-in tutoring options are available.