Founder and Lead Organiser of the Polyglot Conference
Richard Simcott is a British polyglot, who has studied over 50 languages. HarperCollins described him as one of the most multilingual people in the United Kingdom, and the Goethe Institute gave him the title Ambassador for Multilingualism.
He has many years of consulting experience using languages with diverse clients and offering his expertise on multilingual and multinational projects.
He is the original founder of the Polyglot Conference and The Language Event and manages a popular Facebook page called Speaking Fluently.
Rachel M. Paling
Director of Efficient Language Coaching Ltd. – Certified & Accredited Neurolanguage Coach and PCC (ICF) – Creator of Neurolanguage Coaching®, MA in Applied Neuroscience
Rachel Marie Paling founded Efficient Language Coaching Ltd. in 2008 and created the Neurolanguage Coaching® method owning the registered trademark.
Rachel started teaching English as a Foreign Language to adults over 35 years ago. After obtaining a BA Honours in Law and Spanish (with distinction in spoken Spanish) at the University of Sheffield (UK) she did a Masters in Human Rights and Democratization (EMA) at the University of Padua, Italy and Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.
She continued with her studies and qualified as a UK Lawyer in 2003, but instead of pursuing a career as a lawyer, she combined her teaching experience, her specialisation in business English and her legal knowledge to coach top executives across Europe.
She has created the new method and approach called Neurolanguage Coaching® and has trained about 850 language teachers worldwide certifying them as Neurolanguage Coaches with her training course, one of the only language coaching certification courses in the world accredited by International Coach Federation USA.
She now delivers this course to teachers of ANY discipline, to transform the educational process and in addition, she works with corporates worldwide to enhance communication and cross-cultural performance within International Teams.