Meet the Team

Education Content Developers

LiteracyPlanet brings together evidence-based, curriculum-aligned content and cutting-edge digital technology. Our in-house team includes highly experienced and passionate English educators who are each committed to improving student literacy learning outcomes.

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Kylie Della Valle

Kylie is a primary school educator with more than 18 years of classroom and leadership practice gained in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

She has worked as a Curriculum Co-ordinator, where she led the strategic design, development and implementation of English teaching, learning and assessment. She has co-ordinated the administration of Australia’s Best Start and NAPLAN standardised assessment programs, and led teams to analyse data and evaluate program effectiveness.

With a Certificate of Gifted Education, she has also directed whole-school differentiation of the Australian English curriculum to improve student engagement and learning outcomes.

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Annelise Mitchell

Annelise’s teaching career has centred around a commitment to literacy and curriculum engagement.

She has worked as a Curriculum Co-ordinator for Senior English, and helped to effectively implement the Australian Curriculum, in both public and private schools.  She has been an English Curriculum and Literacy Specialist for the Education faculty at James Cook University, helping to educate English teachers of the future.

She has also operated her own tutoring centre, where she designed a comprehensive curriculum that scaffolded the entire literacy process, and to ensure student learning and engagement, from Early Childhood to University level.

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Rob Mudie

Rob has enjoyed an impressive 35-year career in education, as a highly qualified teacher specialising in English.

He has worked in both the private and state education sectors in the United Kingdom and Australia, and held senior positions in a number of secondary schools, including Head of English for a high-performing school in England and Head of Humanities for a leading secondary school in NSW, Australia.

Rob joined LiteracyPlanet in 2014 and was instrumental in establishing the company, and introducing LiteracyPlanet to schools, in the United Kingdom. He is an enthusiastic trainer for teachers in the use of LiteracyPlanet, as well as developing and writing content for senior students.

Leadership Team

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Adam McArthur

CEO & Managing Director
 
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Asheesh Chacko

CFO / COO
 
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Malcolm Sharman

CTO
 
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James Harvey-Fiander

Director of Customer, Marketing & Strategy
Ashley

Ashley O'Connor

Commercial Director, USA
 
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Stephen Hoskins

Commercial Director, ANZ / Asia
 
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David Weston

Commercial Director, UK & International

Board of Directors

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Richard Kuo

Chairman
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William Best

Non-Executive Director
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Adam McArthur

CEO & Managing Director
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Sara Watts

Non-Executive Director
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Shane Davis

Founder and Director

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