- 2001 – Present Teacher at S.I.E.S Altiero Spinelli , Torino and trainer at The Development Alchemists Ltd.
- 1997 – 2001 Director of Studies , The British Council
- 1993 – 1997 Teacher and Facilitator – The British School/Istituto Italo-Britannico, Genova
- 1990 – 1993 Language Trainer University of Newcastle
Kirsty grew up in the UK and has lived in Italy for over twenty years. She has over twenty-five years of experience in education, training and coaching , working with people of all ages and in many types of business. In the past Kirsty worked as a teacher and a Director of Studies for The British Council and from there moved into training, principally in the education sector as a teacher trainer and then with a variety of businesses as a language trainer.
She has held seminars on teaching literature and writing English websites as well as holding many workshops on creativity, language learning and developing vocational skills. She has taught well received courses at a number of universities, including the University of Genova, The University of Torino and the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Turin. Kirsty has facilitated meetings at UNHCR and worked as a trainer in the housing sector in the UK.
She has advised on and written training manuals , brochures and sites for a number of major companies. Kirsty has a B.A.(Hons) in English Language and Literature , a Post-Graduate Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and is currently studying for a Masters degree in Coaching Psychology.