Meet the Staff

Karen Sigley

Karen has been teaching English for the last seven years. She has taught in Sudan and France, but most of her teaching experience has been in the UK. In addition to teaching business and general English, she has experience in teaching legal English to international lawyers and law students, as well as in writing and marking international legal English exams. Before becoming a teacher Karen started out as a tax adviser. She then worked for several years as a business analyst and software tester for a leading software company. She holds a first degree in Taxation and Revenue Law and a MSc in Fiscal Studies.

David Smith

David Smith has been teaching Legal, General and Business English at CAE since 2000. He studied English and Law at university and trained as a Barrister. He is a specialist in contract law on the English for Lawyers courses at the Professional Centre, and also on the Cambridge Academy's English for Law Students courses.

Paul Neale

Paul Neal specialises in language for speaking skills.  He has many years of experience working with students on our one-to-one courses to develop fluency and presentation skills, particularly for those who work in highly specialised professions.