Dr Christopher McCormick
Executive Vice-president, Academic Affairs, EF Education First
Christopher McCormick is the Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs at EF (Education First). At EF, he advises companies and governments on language training solutions for educators, professionals, and executives. Over the past twenty years, he has led major projects for language program design and teacher training at EF and worked in partnership with governments, companies, and institutions, such as the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, LEGO Education, and six Olympic Games. He has also established linguistic research initiatives at the University of Cambridge, Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the University of Tokyo. Christopher holds a BA in French and Russian from Tulane University with studies at the Sorbonne in Paris, an MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, and a PhD in Applied Linguistics, both from the University of Texas at Austin.