Teachers & Trainers

Our team provides a variety of approach, expertise and methodology which, we believe, enables us to create a quality programme for different specialist areas. In addition to qualifications in English Language Teaching, many of our trainers have qualifications and/or experience in medical, scientific, and other areas of business.

Mark Waistell

Senior Partner & Strategic Director

Founder and Senior Partner of Accent International. Member of British Council Accreditation Advisory Committee and of Business English UK continuing committee.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics, a Postgraduate Certificate of Education, a Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults, is a qualified Diversity Trainer and has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Steve Oliver

Academic Director 

His responsibilities are Course Design, Materials Writing and Trainer Development.
Steve worked in the UK and abroad as Teacher, Teacher-Trainer, Materials-writer and Lecturer. He is a Bachelor of Arts in English and Philosophy and holds the Postgraduate Certificate of Education and the Royal Society of Arts Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign language to Adults.


MESN (Medical English Service Network) was founded in 2009 by two senior professionals in the Medical and Pharma sectors in order to provide specialist Training and Translation in this complex but very important niche area.

MESN is based within Ospedale San Raffaele in Milan, where it has a discreet suite of teaching rooms and offices, located at the heart of the campus of this world-renowned hospital and research centre.

MESN is now part-owned by Accent International Language Consultancy.

Based in the UK, Accent is fully-accredited for its UK courses by the British Council, is a member of English UK, Business English UK and the elite group IALC, in addition to being elected a “UK Centre of Excellence”.

Founded in 1988, working all over the world with global clients and governments, Accent is now able to bring its experience and expertise to help MESN to deliver specialist language training and translation at an even higher level and in several different formats.



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