Who Are We?
Ray Gallon is owner of Culturecom, a consultantancy specialised in business process improvement through communications. He has over 20 years’ experience in the technical content industries, including major companies such as IBM, Alcatel, and General Electric Health Care. Previously, Ray was an award-winning radio producer and journalist, working with broadcasters such as CBC (Canada), NPR (United States), France Culture, Radio Netherlands International, Deutsche Welle, WDR (Cologne, Germany). In the late 80’s, Ray was program manager of WNYC-FM, New York Public Radio.
Ray is a member of the international board of directors of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) and past president of STC France. He is a two-time winner of awards in the trans-European technical communication competition, including Best in Show. He is a frequent speaker on communications topics at conferences and seminars around the world, and has taught communications subjects at New York University, The New School (New York City), Université de Toulouse Le Mirail (France), Université Paul Valéry (Montpellier, France) and Université de Paris Diderot.
Neus Lorenzo (PhD) is an inspector of education, and the former head of the Foreign Language Service in the Departament d’Ensenyament, the local Ministry of Education in Catalonia (Spain). She has worked as a training adviser at the Council of Europe for Pestalozzi courses, as advisor for the Anna Lindh Foundation in Amman (Jordan) and Alexandria (Egypt), Fundación Telefónica, and at the Inspectorate of Education in the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan government). She has also represented the Spanish autonomies before the education committee of the European Parliament.
She is an author and co-author of educational material and texbooks for Oxford University Press, Richmond-Santillana, Oceano, the OECD and McGraw Hill. Her areas of expertise include communication, language learning, digital learning, ICT, organisational networking, educational assessment, international collaboration, and headmaster coaching. She is currently doing research with the Jaume Bofill Foundation, several Catalan universities, and The Transformation Society.