Senior management

The senior management team provides day-to-day leadership for ABE, overseeing a working environment which supports the effective achievement of goals and priorities, and maintaining all necessary standards of compliance and good practice. 

Meet the senior management team

Rob May
UK
Rob May
Chief Executive

Rob has led ABE since 2017, having previously held senior roles at some of the world’s most respected education brands including City & Guilds, Cambridge Assessment, and YMCA. Rob sets ABE’s direction and oversees activities across our worldwide operations to build an innovative and effective organisation. He is passionate about unlocking the creative business acumen of young people, especially in emerging economies. Having obtained an MA in International Relations from Queen Mary University of London, Rob is committed to building vibrant, peaceful, and prosperous societies through promoting education, global trade, and inclusive development.

Cynthia Deyzel
UK
Cynthia Deyzel
Director of Finance & Operations

Cynthia is an ACCA-qualified accountant with extensive experience working in finance in various international markets and industries. Originally from South Africa, Cynthia feels strongly about providing accessible, affordable education to emerging markets, which provides the ability to transform the lives of learners around the world.  Having obtained an MSc in Professional Accountancy (University College London), Cynthia is keen to utilise these skills to help deliver ABE’s strategy of being the leader in global business education.

Vicky Mose
UK
Vicky Mose
Director of Global Services & Products

Vicky has a vast knowledge of technical education, she is an experienced product management leader with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry, covering both training and awarding. She is qualified in teaching, assessing and external quality assurance. She is skilled in product life-cycle management, qualification development, valuing stakeholder engagement and collaborative working. Vicky holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Psychology and is committed to applying this to team development, leadership and mentoring. Vicky is passionate about driving ABE’s product portfolio forward and providing our customers with the products and services they need to succeed.

Linda Wilkin
UK
Linda Wilkin
Head of Marketing

Linda has been involved in education marketing since 2005, initially working for Kingston University.  She has a passion for education and loves hearing of the success of ABE members and knowing her work supports them by raising awareness of the skills they bring to the workplace.

Before working in education, Linda spent many years in entertainment marketing where she worked with major children's brands and led TV campaigns which created best-selling product launches. Linda is also qualified in journalism and has written articles for national consumer publications and edited business advice books.