Lana founded and co-owns the company with James. Lana is also Vice Chair of AEGIS, our accrediting body.
James co-owns Bright World and manages the all-important finances for all areas of the company. He makes sure everyone pays and gets paid.
Director of Sales & Marketing
Charlotte manages the Regional Manager team at Head Office and China. She also manages our website, SEO, social media and Marketing Budget & Strategy.
Director of Guardianships
Su manages the team of Guardianship Care Managers and Accommodation & Travel Managers to ensure that our programme is operated to the best of our ability and events are well organised and run smoothly.
Senior Guardianship & Operations Manager
Simon manages our student care in Cumbria, Buckinghamshire, and Lancashire. Simon also manages our Local Coordinator team and oversees our emergency telephone and holiday rota
Senior Guardianship Care Manager and Designated Safeguarding Lead
Robbie is our DSL and ensures our safeguarding standards are upheld and our students are well looked after. He also manages student care in Kent and York.
Guardianship Care Manager/University Coordinator
Casper manages student care in Devon, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Surrey, Reading and Bristol. Casper also manages our University Guardianship programme.
Guardianship Care Manager
Maria takes care of our students in Sussex, Surrey, Suffolk, Norfolk and Scotland.
Guardianship Care Manager
Jieni takes care of students in Dorset, Somerset, South Wales, Shropshire, Cambridge, Kent and Bedfordshire.
Accommodation & Operations Manager
Fi manages the host family allocations for a number of our students, strategically planning our events and making sure host families are all set for the holidays.
Senior Accommodation and Travel Manager
Leanne manages several students’ accommodation needs as well as managing our travel and transportation service, keeping our drivers trained and ensuring they uphold our Drivers’ Charter.
Recruitment and Safeguarding Manager
Annie manages the recruitment of host families for us and makes sure Safer Recruitment processes are followed.
Admissions and Regional Manager
Cory manages our school placements service and manages student enquries and offers support to our partners in Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Russia, Europe non EEA and Central Asia.
Digital Media Manager and Finance Assistant
Lia manages our social media and website, along with closely working with James in our Finance Department making sure bills are paid. You can also find Lia hosting our podcast channel, Bright Sounds
Carol is the longest standing member of staff at Bright World. Carol assists the Sales, Marketing & Admissions team with agent prospecting, system management and marketing visit follow up.
Hai is based in Beijing and assists our Regional Manager with our Chinese Counselling service and assisting our network of agents and parents in China.
Grace manages our Chinese Counselling service and our agent network in China.