Our Team

Irineu de Oliveira, HND, BA Hons - Co-founder of Mundi Experienceirineu-oliveira

Irineu lives and works in the United Kingdom and has dual nationality (Brazilian/British). Educated in the UK, he has a Diploma of Higher Education in English and a BA Honours in French and Spanish. from the Open University in Scotland. Irineu has also undertaken language studies at the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, and the University of Caen Normandy in France.

Irineu has worked providing language services throughout the UK, and has taught in educational establishments including the University of Glasgow and the University of Strathclyde. He is the author of a series of bestselling language books currently on sale in the UK, USA and Italy through the Amazon platform. Passionate about languages, Irineu has extensive and in-depth knowledge of Latin-root language composition, and has developed the ability to communicate in 6 different languages.

 

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Alecsander is an experienced business entrepreneur, who has spent the past 15 years working for high net-worth companies in executive leadership roles.

Alecsander has gained numerous educational awards including Postgraduate qualifications in executive and logistics management, as well as an International Executive MBA from the University of Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV and Ohio University.

Alecsander currently resides in Europe and has dual Spanish and Brazilian Nationality. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and has extensive experience of managing multicultural.

 

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Leigh Stewart, BA Joint Hons, PGDip Education - Coordinator of programs in United Kingdom

Leigh is British-born and a teacher in the UK and is our Curriculum Writer. She studied Journalism, Communication & Creative Writing at the University of Strathclyde, gaining a Joint Honours Degree before going on to teacher education gaining the internationally recognised PG Diploma in Education.

With a love of literacy and language, she has undertaken extensive research on the best pedagogies for the acquisition of language and literacy skills, developing our curriculum on a foundation of research-based immersive and active learning environments and experiences.

 

 

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Layse Murari, BA, MSc Behavioural Psychology - Coordinator of programmes in Brazil and Spain

Layse is Brazilian and currently resides in Spain.  She holds a Degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in behavioural psychology from the University of São Paulo - USP. She has extensive experience in education and has worked for many years as a teacher and educator.

As Mundi Experience’s Travel Specialist, she is a seasoned traveller, who has herself experienced many countries around the world. Passionate about language, culture and cuisine,  she coordinates the programmes in Brazil and Spain.