Michał Świdziński – logistic and order manager. Responsible for orders, finances and printing.
Every Polish language school is welcome to contact Michał Świdziński in any matter.
Iván Alejandro Riveros Guerra is our sales rep. He is responsible for our development in south Europe and Latin and South Americas. He was born and raised in Santiago of Chile but for many years he lived in the USA. Now he lives in Poland, as he says: “a wonderful country with extraordinary people!”
Contact Ivan if you are a non-Polish school and need a quick assistance with your problem.
Aldona Volkmann is our account manager for Poland. She has been cooperating with us for over 4 years. Aldona is a very reliable and responsible person.
You can contact Aldona if you represent a Polish school and need help with trainings, the Internet platform, applications or a general assistance. Aldona is really keen to help and make sure that each school feels comfortable using DLLAB products.
Agata Grzelak our marketing and PR expert. Loves reading, sports and delicious foods. Speaks English, learns Spanish, improves playing the violin.
Marta – the author of our Italian series; really enthusiastic about languages; speaks 5 including: English, Italian, Spanish, Lithuanian and Latvian.
Elisabetta – a really great help and contributor to our Italian coursebooks; passionate about languages and cultures, teacher of English as a second language and a professional translator
Ewa – illustrator of our coursebooks for children. She has designed and illustrated the ‘Deutsch für Kinder’ and ‘Español para niños’.
Natalia – the author of our Russian series. Born in Grodno, Bielorussia. Studied linguistics: English, Italian, Dutch and Polish. She likes good literature, horse riding and talking with people. Lives and works in Poland.
Daria – the author of our German series. A graduate of German studies. Passionate about teaching German. In love with Munich – very fond of both the architecture and the history of the city.
Gareth – Gareth helps us proofread our coursebooks and has been able to provide continued support since the very beginning including offering his voice to the audio part’s of the Direct Language Lab material. He was born in Australia, but after some ESL training he decided to move to Poland.
Ian – You can hear Ian in most our recordings and explainers. You can also see him in some of our films for the English series. Born in the southeast of the United States, Ian started travelling in his mid-twenties and hasn’t stopped since. With many years spent in Scotland and Poland, he now resides in Olomouc, Czech Republic, where he runs a hostel and continues recording voiceovers. Occasionally presents a few videos on YouTube about travel in Central Europe.
Motto: It is not only about business and making money, language business is a “mission”. It has a higher purpose. We work with people, we help them to improve their language skills – to grow as human beings. As many languages you know as many times you are a human being. Education is an investment in human capital.
Czechia & Slovakia
Miles Dann is from Hampsire, England. After studying anthropology he travelled and worked for 2 years in Asia, he then returned to Europe and taught English with direct methods in Italy and London before settling in A Coruña, Spain where he founded his first language school in 1995. Since 2010 Miles has been DLLAB’s official distributor in Spain, supplying DLLAB products and providing didactic support to schools and teachers.
Speak English School of English A Coruña
Degree in Management, Post Graduate in Human Resourses and in Sales and MBA in Finances, Auditorship and Controller. Native language Portuguese. Advanced level in English and Spanish. School owner for over 20 years.
Degree in Management, Post Graduate in Marketing. Native language Portuguese. Advanced level in French and English. School owner for over 20 years.
Motto: To inspire next generation, we like to help people pursue their dreams by communicating with different people from different countries.
Creator of the Internet Platform DLHUB.
Graduate of IT and Management. Used to be a coder of mobile applications now manages a team of 20 people Software House – Holdapp. Since 2016 have been developing and improving Android and iOS applications for DLLAB – DLL E-book and DLL Dictionary.
Creators of the website dllab.eu
Milkowski – studio grafiki