Malvern International, UK. Barney Sandell has joined the Malvern International senior management team as head of operations. Barney started out as a teacher and then teacher trainer, and has since fulfilled a range of business roles in a 25-year international career. Barney has been a manager in Italy and the UK, and his most recent ELT position was as a director at the London School of English. Using his extensive operations experience and postgraduate qualifications in management and systems thinking, he will oversee Malvern’s ELT centres and help shape and realise the organisation’s strategic objectives. Malvern CEO Richard Mace said: “We are delighted to welcome Barney to our dynamic team at Malvern as we continue to build a group that looks to the future”. Barney commented on his new role: “I’m really excited to be here and to help Malvern grow and achieve its mission of being the best possible partner on our students’ journey to success.”