THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The CPIEA Executive Committee represents a diverse cross-section of international education leaders deeply committed to international student success. Their continuing contributions to the CPIEAs include policy and project development, strategic planning, quality assurance, and promotional advancement. Their voluntary participation is key in the progression of the CPIEAs, its mandate, and its ongoing influence within international education.

ANGY VINUEZA

GENERAL MANAGER, XPLORER ECUADOR

General Manager and Co-owner of XPLORER Ecuador and XPLORER USA with over 19 years international exchange experience. Angy is a passionate study abroad expert, entrepreneurial thinker, and team player. Her skills have built XPLORER into one of Ecuador’s leading cultural exchange agencies.
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Angy’s innovative thinking and international education expertise provide the CPIEA’s with a deep well of knowledge. Her understanding of quality development and strategic planning will help ensure only the most qualified nominees are accepted for the awards and that the future B2B events add enormous value to participants.

FELIPE GARCES

MANAGING DIRECTOR, EXTUDIA S.A.S.

Felipe is an expert in the South American language exchange industry. A long time entrepreneur, he is an experienced negotiator who manages relationships from initial contact to closing. He has vast experience managing teams, and his entrepreneurial attitude, have made him a very respected leader in the English language industry. 
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Felipe brings a wealth of entrepreneurial spirit to the CPIEA Executive Committee. His brand focused vision of the CPIEA B2B event, and its promotion, will provide a strong foundation on which it can build.

AYMAN ABDELHAFEZ

MANAGING DIRECTOR, SINDIBAD HOLIDAYS, INC.

Since 2009, Sindibad Education Consultancy has been an education abroad leader in Saudi Arabia. As founder, Ayman has grown Sindibad into a multi location business sending students to over 18 countries globally. Ayman is a true professional – certified by the British Council, PIER Australia, Canada Course Graduate, US Course Graduate, and Education New Zealand. 
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Ayman brings this sense of professionalism to the CPIEA Executive Committee along with a belief in strong industry partnerships. His dedicated business background continues to drive the committee to maintain higher standards in the development of the CPIEAs.

IVAN TAGLIAFERRO

OWNER, ENGLISH EXPERIENCE INTERCAMBIOS

Ivan is a linguist and international education expert who founded English Experience Intercambios with his wife in 2009. His expertise lies in extensive travel – having visited 60 countries, all the while studying cultures and their approaches to education.
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As a small business based in rural Brazil, Ivan brings a unique and important perspective to the CPIEA Executive Committee. As most student recruiters are small businesses, Ivan offers a key viewpoint into the needs of smaller recruiters and how the CPIEA’s can benefit them.

IRYNA KOBETS

OWNER, ICEA

As ICEA’s CEO since its founding in 1999, Iryna brings a European perspective to the CPIEA Executive Committee. Iryna has dedicated herself to her true passion – ensuring her clients’ success. Through her life experience she continues to promote the value of international education and its positive impact.

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Iryna’s background running 6 agency branches across the Ukraine is comparable to the experiences of many medium sized agencies operating around the world. Her innovative attitude towards business development, and the importance of change, will help the CPIEA Executive Committee continually meet the needs of its nominees and winners.

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