Alistair Brownlow

Alistair joined Rochester Independent College in 1997 after teaching English in Russia and Romania. During his tenure at Rochester Independent College, Alistair has fostered an award-winning English department and oversaw the start-up of the Lower School. RIC has now evolved from a successful sixth form day and boarding college into a growing secondary school for children from the age of 11.

Gianluca Polidori

Gianluca has more than 22 years’ experience in international education, inspiring large audiences with his motivational talks on leadership and marketing and sales, a field which is his passion. 

Born in Sansepolcro, Toscana, in Italy, Gianluca holds a degree in Sociology, Communication, and Mass-Media from the Università degli Studi di Urbino “Carlo Bo" and he is also a Licensed Trainer in Neuro-Linguistic Programming with Richard Bandler.