Richard Everitt is Director Education, British Council India, responsible for the strategic direction of the education portfolio. Richard studied at the University of Leeds, the University of South Florida and the John’s Hopkins University (School of Advanced International Studies). Richard is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and The Norwich Society and given the 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Institute of International Education. He is Chair of the International Education Research Consortium. Other British Council postings include: USA as Deputy Director; China -managing the HSBC funded UK-China School Links Programme; Colombia, heading arts, education, governance, and creative industries projects and Poland - responsible for a European sports education programme. Richard previously worked at Channel 5 Television, London and as a teacher of English in Uganda.