Our Team

We have a highly experienced team with a shared vision of delivering excellence for our clients.

Nick Bray
Managing Director

Nick is responsible for growing and developing LCT International’s business. He brings vast experience in business strategy, company restructuring and business improvement.

He spent 15 years in international accountancy and investment banking firms, including KPMG, Bankers Trust and NM Rothschild & Sons, following which he successfully moved into company investment and management, acquiring, developing and exiting an international education business.

In his spare time, Nick is an improving but amateur pianist enjoys walking and cycling around London and the surrounding areas, and loves coaching rugby at his local rugby club.

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Praveen Mathews
Director of Operations

Praveen joined us in 2014 and will be a familiar face to many of our clients. Over the years, he has been involved in various roles within the business including administration, customer relations, sales, marketing, and strategy. He has helped to facilitate the training of thousands of delegates from around the world in a number of subject areas and industries.

Drawing on a wide range of experience and knowledge, he specialises in creating bespoke programmes for clients based on very specific learning and development requirements. He brings an eclectic blend of ideas enabling him to formulate the most appropriate and cost-effective client solutions while focusing on flexibility and efficiency.

In his spare time, Praveen enjoys sketching, photography, and reading. He is also an avid cricket fan and has trouble deciding who to support when England play India!

Radek Falkowski
Head of Sales

Radek is an established Head of Sales with 15 years of experience in international education sector. Working for some of the largest, private education providers, Radek has begun his journey as a Student Enrolment Advisor, which gave him direct exposure to a variety of global markets and later, the opportunity to travel overseas. Over the years he has developed a multitude of skills but it’s his ability to work with anyone and everyone and bring out the best in people that helps him achieve his outcomes.

Working in the international environment with some of the most wonderful people in the industry is what really drives Radek. In his role Radek is keen to help our develop existing markets, revive longstanding partnerships and build new ones bringing us to new shores with renewed offering to cater for dynamically changing employment landscape and new skills required for the emerging digital economies.

Radek loves to travel and has visited over 30 countries both for work and leisure. He enjoys photography, especially travel related and in his spare time he likes to go for a hike, ride a bike or swim in the sea. Otherwise, he enjoys spending time with his family.

Donna Kidd
Admin Manager

Donna joined us in 2013 and over the years has held various roles within the team. Currently, as Admin Manager, Donna is responsible for Accreditations and Compliance, Human Resources and Health & Safety. As a member of the Operations Team, she supports in the day-to-day delivery of training programs.

In her spare time, Donna volunteers as a befriender providing support and companionship to elders in the community.

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Steven Lynch-Barry
Operations Manager

Steven joined in 2022 and is our Operations Manager. Steven currently manages the day-to-day operations and oversees the supplier side of the courses, which includes; booking suitable lecturers, course scheduling, programme management, and venue suppliers.

With fifteen years of experience in Operations and finance. Steven has proven success in spearheading empowering businesses to accomplish desired success through overall operations oversight. He is an out-of-the-box thinker, developing and implementing significant initiatives, processes, and plans in coordination with key stakeholders to drive operational excellence.

Steven goes above and beyond to ensure the business’s internal operations are evolving as the company expands.

In his spare time, Steven loves spending time with his family and enjoys being a Cubs leader at his local Scouts.

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Guy Young
Head of Sales – Middle East & North Africa (MENA)

Guy joined us in 2023 with a wealth of experience in the Middle East having lived in various countries during his career including Oman, Egypt and the UAE. He is an avid Arabist having graduated with a First-Class Honours degree in the Arabic Language from the University of Central Lancashire.

Guy has acquired many essential skills within the higher education & training industry within the Middle East which he now hopes to utilise in developing the region for LCT. Working with our MENA clients he strives to exceed expectations and deliver the very best in training solutions within the region.

Guy enjoys playing guitar, country music and spending time with his family and golden retriever.

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Toni Flaherty
Client Relations Manager

Toni joined us in 2023, and is responsible for handling course registrations, communicating important information to clients, and with making sure they have a smooth experience during their time with LCT International.

Toni has a diverse background with experience in various client-facing roles. Prior to joining us, Toni worked as both a national sales manager and an English teacher overseas, gaining valuable experience in education, leadership, organisation and communication. Her career so far has involved extensive travel of the East Asian region and Toni is fluent in Korean.

Toni has a deep understanding of the importance of intercultural communication when conducting business and thrives working with people from all around the world while listening to their individual needs. She hopes to utilise these skills and provide exceptional customer service during the admissions process.

Aside from her professional pursuits, Toni enjoys cooking, practicing yoga, and traveling, as she believes exploring different cultures and ways of life is essential to personal growth and development.

Soni Saji
Finance and Operations Executive

Soni Saji joined LCT International in May 2023 as part of her placement, bringing her expertise in financial analysis. With her dedication and proficiency, she transitioned to a permanent role as Finance and Operations Executive in October 2023.

In her role, Soni plays a pivotal part in ensuring the smooth operation of financial activities and overall business functions. Her responsibilities encompass financial analysis, managing weekly and monthly reports and contributing significantly to the company’s growth trajectory.

Soni’s professional journey is marked by her commitment to excellence and her ability to adapt to diverse challenges. Before joining LCT International, Soni honed her skills as an Operational Analyst in India.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Soni finds joy in her hobbies of singing and cooking. She believes in the therapeutic power of music and the creativity expressed through culinary arts.

Soni embraces every opportunity to learn and grow, recognising the importance of continuous development in an ever-evolving business landscape. Her enthusiasm for excellence and dedication to her craft make her an invaluable asset to the LCT International team.

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