Specialist Advice in Education and Culture
Ilya studied at the University of Heidleberg, Germany, and was awarded a PhD from Imperial College London, where he was later Director of the International Office, establishing and maintaining contacts with top international schools across the globe. Ilya is passionate about science, and continues to enthuse people of all ages worldwide with his popular demonstration lectures, which he developed while presenting the BBC's 'Christmas Lectures' at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Ilya is fluent in English, Russian, German and French and is currently Principal of St George’s School in Switzerland. He was also recently Chair of the Swiss Group of International Schools (SGIS) and remains member of the committee.