Our Academic Team
Clara was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but moved to Barcelona, Spain when she was very young and has lived there ever since. She has a degree in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Barcelona, and a Master’s Degree in Event Management and a Postgraduate Degree in Business Management from Pompeu Fabra University. Clara adores her adopted city of Barcelona, and enjoys sharing her passion for the city with foreigners who visit her, which is why she entered the world of international education. She has spent several summers in Canada, where she worked and studied English. As the General Manager of the Barcelona office, Clara ensures that everything goes smoothly so that the students can make the most of their stay in the city. During her free time, Clara likes to be with her friends and travel.
Originally from Portland, Oregon (USA), Murphy has been living in Argentina for over 10 years working in international education. Murphy has a BA from Whitman College where he studied Foreign Languages & Literatures and an MBA at Torcuato Di Tella University in Argentina. As Commercial Manager, Murphy serves as the primary institutional contact for travel organizations and schools interested in sending students to learn Spanish. In his spare time, Murphy enjoys watching Argentine film and making ceramic pieces.
Originally from Galicia, Paula graduated from the University of Santiago de Compostela with a degree in German Philology. She is the co-author of teaching methods of Spanish for adolescents and adults for the Edinumen publishing house. In her free time, Paula enjoys reading and traveling.
Bea is born and raised in Barcelona, Spain and graduated in Tourism, Travel and Leisure from the School of Hospitality and Tourism (CETT) at the University of Barcelona. After graduating, she decided to move to London, where she spent 3 years working in the accommodation sector. After Bea’s British adventure, she decided to take an ever bigger leap and move to Australia, where she lived in the city of Gold Coast for 3 months, and later worked in Melbourne for a year. As a native to Barcelona, she enjoys getting lost in the streets of the Gothic quarter, and as the Housing & Activities Coordinator, Bea makes sure that student get to know and enjoy the real Barcelona. In her spare time, she loves to read about history, go out with friends, and escape to a European city on a weekend.
Born in Barcelona, he holds a degree in Hispanic Philology from the Universidad de Barcelona (UB) and a master’s degree in speech and language disorders from the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC). As a teacher at Expanish he likes to pay special attention to phonetic correction, cultural aspects and the presentation of grammatical contents from a cognitive perspective but always from a basically communicative approach. He loves history, art and cinema. On the other hand, he is a great fan of opera.
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but raised in A Coruña, Spain, Rosa has a degree in English Philology from the Universidade da Coruña and a Master’s Degree in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at Pompeu Fabra University. At Expanish, Rosa tries to share with her students her passion for learning and for the Spanish language and culture. In her spare time she loves to read about psychology, learn about history, draw and travel.
Originally from a small town in Granada, Eva graduated as a Teacher from the University of Granada. In 2014 she decided to come to Barcelona to take the International House Teacher Training course. For Eva, working as a teacher means being able to unite two of her passions: teaching and creativity. Eva loves going to the mountains and walking along the beach.
Noelia was born and raised in Barcelona, where she graduated in Hispanic Philology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. In 2015 she completed her studies with a Master’s Degree in Spanish Language, Hispanic American Literature and Spanish as a Foreign Language at the same university, which allowed her to start teaching languages professionally thanks to the internships she did in Macao, China. In his free time he collaborates with associations that look after animal welfare and the environment and enjoys the company of his own.
Saray Guirao, born in Murcia, graduated in Spanish Language and Literature from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Subsequently, she specialized in the education sector through the completion of two master’s degrees: Official Master’s Degree in Teacher Training and Official Master’s Degree in Spanish Language, Hispanic Literature and Spanish as a Foreign Language. Saray believes that students should learn by experimenting, researching and creating their own knowledge. For these reasons, her classes are taught through interactive, playful and communicative activities.
Miguel was born in Barcelona, the city where he has lived and trained as a teacher. Miguel graduated from the University of Barcelona with a degree in philosophy, followed by a master’s degree in teacher training and a teacher’s degree in Spanish as a foreign language, as well as a master’s degree in Ethics Committees from UNED University. Years later, he decided to move to Edinburgh, where he spent a year, however, his goal has always been to live in Barcelona, which he loves.
Born in Terrassa (Barcelona), Nerea has a degree in Spanish Language and Literature from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a Master’s Degree in Spanish Language and Literature and Teaching Spanish for Foreigners at the same university. She is currently doing a doctoral thesis on Epic Poetry of the Golden Age and works as a Spanish teacher at the Expanish school. Nerea likes to enjoy her free time watching a good movie, reading or traveling.