FELTOM appoints new CEO

Last Updated on Tuesday, 2 July, 2024 at 3:15 pm by Andre Camilleri

The Federation of English Language Teaching Organisations in Malta (FELTOM) has announced the appointment of Jessica Rees-Jones as its new Chief Executive Officer. She succeeds Caroline Tissot, who served as FELTOM’s CEO for the past five years.

Welcoming Ms Rees-Jones to its new role, Rebecca Bonnici, Chairperson of FELTOM thanked Caroline Tissot for her work throughout the past years, specially made challenging by the COVID-19 pandemic which had greatly impacted FELTOM’s operations and that of its member schools.

Jessica Rees-Jones was born in Malta and brings with her twenty years of international experience in strategic leadership, general management, and humanitarian work across diverse institutional and cultural contexts.

“I am excited about this new chapter for  FELTOM With my global experience, I hope to bring a transformational impact through strategic insight, operational excellence, and high-level relationship management to assist FELTOM in its continued commitment to its members.”

“The very challenging past years have shown the importance of strong stewardship for an organisation like FELTOM, an organisation with a pivotal role; upon which the operations of our member schools depend a lot if they are to thrive,”  said Ms Rees-Jones.

“We thank Caroline for her long-standing commitment to FELTOM’s mission to promote the highest standards in Malta’s English language teaching industry and its importance in strengthening the role of Malta as a destination for English language stays of quality. We are confident  that under Jessica Rees-Jones’ leadership, FELTOM will continue building on the solid foundations for an even stronger Federation.” Said Ms Bonnici

FELTOM was founded as a self-regulating, non-profit organisation in 1989 by 10 established English Language Schools who foresaw the potential of the ELT industry in Malta.

Since then, it has consistently continued to shape the landscape of English Language Education in Malta through the promotion of professionalism within the field of English language education and by maintaining the highest professional integrity and meticulous adherence to high benchmarks.

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