Meet the Team
Here at the Academy we have a small but extremely dedicated team. We take your education seriously.
Daryl Tempest-Mogg - Director, Founder
Bringing over 40 years expertise in international and distance education. As the Academy for Distance Learning's Founder and Director of Vocational Training, his responsibilities include the implementation of student services and ensures that academic quality and course structuring are maintained to a high standard. In addition, he oversees the day-to-day running of the Academy.
Amanda White - General Manager, Registrar
Amanda's experience and sunny personality go a long way in making our students feel at ease. Amanda oversees enrolment applications as well as managing a successful and happy office. Amanda has over 30 years industry experience covering Marketing, PR & PA Administration, Event Management and Training, both in private sector and government; in UK, Europe & UAE. Amanda has travelled extensively and enjoys cooking and outdoor pursuits.
Mary-Anne Ewing - Senior Administrator, Student Support
Mary-Anne's attentive willingness to always go the extra mile lends itself to our students feeling in good hands. Mary-Anne has an interesting background including volunteering through her University studies, covering care work for the elderly, working with adults (young and old) with learning difficulties and enormous barriers to education. Being a child of Ecuador, Mary Anne is bi-ligual in Spanish and English and as such enjoys feeding the office with local South American dishes!
Andrew Stupple - Course Advisor
Andrew is a recent addition to the team. Bringing with him 30+ years of experience, it is Andrew's job to ensure that our potential students are given all the information they need to find the perfect course for them.
Davey Adams - Design, Marketing
Davey is a Digital Media student at the Christ Church university here in Canterbury. Endlessly enthusiastic and creative, Davey's work on marketing materials helps to guide more lucky students through our doors.
Tsoey Man - Student Support, Administration
Tsoey (pronounced "Cho"!) is a graduate from Anglia Ruskin university. Her considered and dedicated work ethic ensure that none of our students are ever left forgotten by the wayside. If you ring with a student query it is likely the happy and helpful voice of Tsoey that will guide you to resolution.
Liam Petch - Web Developer
Liam is an extraordinarily talented web developer, who recently graduated from our local Christchurch university with a First Class degree in Computer Technology. Resourceful and patient, Liam keeps our tech running smoothly.