our people

Visionaries in the field of education are integral to the growth and development of students around the world. Meet the talented leaders behind the partnership between Georgian College and the International Language Academy of Canada.

Jonathan Kolber


Magdalena Link

VP External Development

Dr. Chris Anstead

Dean of Business

Rafael Ortiz



Our academic team is composed of key industry professionals with years of valuable real-world experience. They’ll work with you every step of the way to make sure you have the decisive advantage when finding your place in the modern market.

Anthony Araujo

BTech, PMP
I have more than 15 years professional industry experience as a project manager, engineer and entrepreneur.

Sanjay Dhebar

MBA, Marketing
I am an experienced post-secondary educator in MBA programs and an author, with a background in sales and marketing.

Lisa A. Ellis

I have 15+ years of professional experience as a project manager and consultant across many industries.

Tiffany Ford

Teaching BUSI 2005, Customer Service. I have 12 years of experience in Business, Marketing and Communications with global organizations.

Amir Gershon

MSc, BSc, BEd, OCT
Teaching Mathematics of Finance, I have years of experience teaching at different levels and an MSc in Computational Physics.

Kerry Kotlarchuk

Bachelor of Commerce
I have been teaching for 19 years, including teaching in Asia for six years. I have travelled to more than thirty countries.

Dr. Navid Nazhand

I have more than 15 years of teaching and industry experience. I am a PMI member and PMP certified.

Chinelo Okereke

M,MSc in Management and Technology
Progressive experience in leading large and strategic programs for the fintech industry to drive innovation.

Dr. Adam Riggio

PhD in Philosophy
Ongoing real-world experience, research skills, and a critical eye toward modern business practice.

Usman Sheikh

I have over 18 years of experience leading large, medium and start-ups towards high growth in all things, including planning, strategy, marketing and analytics.

Shamek Siddiqui

MSc in Operations
I have had top quality experience in the corporate business industries in the United States as well as internationally.

Sarah Young

Executive MBA
Teaching MKTG 1000, Introduction to Marketing. I have 20 years industry experience managing global fashion brands.
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