Michael Carrier

Michael Carrier is Director of Strategic Partnerships for Cambridge English, a division of University of Cambridge.

He has been involved in English language teaching for over 25 years as a teacher, trainer, author, school director, and network director. He has worked in Germany, Italy, Poland, the UK, and the USA, and has lectured in many other countries.

He has an MA in Applied Linguistics and an MBA, and has worked in various senior management positions in language education. He was formerly Executive Director of Eurocentres in Washington DC, heading up the US subsidiary of the Swiss group of schools. He then worked as CEO of the International House World network of schools. Most recently he was Director of English Language Innovation & Partnerships at the British Council in London.

He is currently serving on the Board of the EAQUALS organization (the pan-European quality management association of language schools), in the role of Special Advisor, and on the Board of ICC, the European Language Network. He is also a board member of The English Language Teaching Journal and The Language Teaching Journal.

His special field of interest is in e-learning and the application of technology to language teaching. He is the Editor of the Technology section of Modern English Teacher Journal, and was recently Associate Professor at New School University, New York.

Michael Carrier is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Member of the Institute of Directors, and a Member of the Society of Authors, London.