12+ years international experience in training and competence within the UK,  Philippines, Asia Pacific and MENA regions.  Our English language trainers are TEFL certified and CELTA qualified.  We are OET trained, IELTS trained by the British Council and a member of EALTHY (European Association of Language Teachers for Healthcare).


Our recruitment team is backed by more than 10 years of recruitment experience and a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation of the UK. 

Grace Dalgity, MIRP
Managing Director

Grace is an International Recruitment Consultant and English Language Teacher. She specialises in EMEA and APAC recruitment and a member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals. Grace successfully completed an intensive TEFL training by the TEFL Academy in Aberdeen, UK, attended IELTS Train the Trainer programme in Edinburgh and OET Teacher Training in London by OET - Cambridge Boxhill. Member, EALTHY (European Association of Language Teachers in Healthcare). She is the Lead Trainer for our English language courses delivered in the UK and online.


She has facilitated various in-house company training, coaching and mentoring.

Van Fernandez, BA English
Trainer - Aberdeen, UK

Van graduated with a Bachelors in Secondary Education (Major in English). She has 6+ years of experience working as an English Language and Reading Proficiency Teacher in the Philippines and in Aberdeen, UK. She is the ESL teacher for SGR and also supports Reading students under OET and IELTS.

Jake De Los Reyes, BSN CELTA
Trainer - London, UK

Jake is a CELTA certified teacher and degree qualified in BSc Nursing, Major in Psychology. He teaches English - TOEIC, OET and IELTS. He is also  experienced in other ESP subjects such as Business English, Public Relations and Banking and Finance.

Sammy Dalgity
Admin Assistant - UK

Sammy graduated in HND Business Management from Dundee and Angus College and is currently in her 2nd year at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh as an International Business Management student. She provides admin support to SGR.

Tess Vasquez, MBA CELTA
Lead Trainer

Tess is a CELTA certified teacher, UK certified IELTS and ESL trainer. She received an MBA from the Dundee Business School of the University of Abertay, Dundee. She is the Lead Trainer for our English language courses delivered in Asia Pacific.

She previously worked as an IELTS  exam invigilator, served as a Training and Competency Advisor for Capita (UK), Trainer for Expedia.com (US), and has taught subject matter courses for the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) and STI College (Philippines). She currently facilitates English Communication Skills and Introduction to New Zealand workshops for St. Louis University Baguio-EISSIF (Philippines). 

Nikki Azurin-Aguilar, BA
Trainer - Manila

Nikki is a highly experienced trainer, having worked in the Philippines and in the US. Nikki joined the SGR team in January 2019. She specialises in English language training  and is our IELTS/OET/English trainer in Manila.

Udeni Kotage, BSN
Sri Lanka

Udeni has a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Nursing Management, Midwifery, Nursing Education, Medication Administration, and Palliative Care. She is our Sri Lankan partner for Nursing recruitment.

Michaella Castro
Training Assistant - Manila

We have  exciting collaboration with the following teaching communities in - 

Pakistan (Medicine), Bangladesh (Medicine),
India (Nursing), Sri Lanka (Nursing) and Nigeria (Nursing)

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