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Global Experience Team

The Global Experience Team co-ordinate all the mobility programmes here at NCH. They are responsible for the smooth running of these programmes and deal with day- to-day operations including quality assurance, pastoral care, housing and extra-curricular activities.

Valentina Parrinello

Valentina Parrinello

Global Experience Manager

Valentina is responsible for the day to day oversight of the administrative support to the student mobility programs facilitating and promoting excellent student services.

Valentina has over 10 years’ experience in education. Prior to NCH she worked as Head of Student Services at Hult International Business School for over 5 years and in language schools before that.

She is passionate about creating a great student experience and enjoys building relationships with individuals from all backgrounds and cultures.

Valentina is from Rome, Italy and also lived in Brazil and the USA before moving to London in 2008. She is fluent in Italian, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish and holds a BS degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology.

Matthew Greenwood

Matthew Greenwood

Residence Life Manager

Matthew has been working with international students for the last seven years working with over fifty organisations and universities and over four thousand students. Matthew has a real passion for helping students stay engaged and connected whilst they undertake the sometimes dizzying array of experiences students can experience whilst abroad; recognising that for some students this can be an incredibly tumultuous time period. His main goal is for students to always feel supported and able to achieve their individual goals. A keen historian Matthew has an MA in Eighteenth Century Studies from an interdisciplinary program part run by the British Museum and can often be found cycling around admiring all the sights of London!

Phillip Brookes

Phillip Brookes

Global Experience Administrator

Phillip is originally from Birmingham and has recently moved to London. Feel free to ask him any questions about England’s second Capital.

During his time at University he studied International and Business Management. He is passionate about international education and was an international ambassador at the University of Worcester where he graduated.  Philip has also done an exchange semester in PA, USA.

He is the first point of contact for mobility students, provides administrative support for the different programmes, helps with planning and delivering Global Experience events and activities and will make sure students will have a fantastic time!