Benjamin Colthorpe is a Quality Assurance professional in International Education. In his current role as NEAS Australia’s Operations Manager, Benjamin is responsible for the organisation and moderation of Quality Assurance activities for over 200 English Language Teaching Centres in Australia and internationally. Benjamin has worked on various projects at NEAS, from advancing the NEAS Premium Product portfolio to recognise and showcase Australia’s vibrant and colourful ELT industry, to pioneering a new Quality Assurance project in ELT Qualifications, contributing to the building of a quality, respected ELT profession in Australia. Living in London, Benjamin developed a passion for language exchange and went on to study a Master of Applied Linguistics with which he graduated with Distinction from the University of Newcastle. Benjamin taught English across various sectors in Australia and worked as a Quality Assurance Assessor with NEAS before moving into his current position. Benjamin is committed to seeking, recognising, building, communicating and demonstrating international leadership in quality international education practices.