Adrian Underhill is the series editor of the Macmillan Books for Teachers, author of Sound Foundations: Learning and Teaching Pronunciation and an advisor in the development of Macmillan English Dictionary. After working as a teacher and trainer for many years and as director of the International Teacher Training Institute at International House in Hastings, Adrian now works as an ELT consultant and trainer. As past president of IATEFL, Adrian started the first IATEFL interest group which was in Teacher Development. His current interests include not only pronunciation teaching, but applications of complexity theory and holistic thinking to learning and to the way we teach and work. He is also a co-founder with Jim Scrivener of Demand High ELT site through which a wide range of resources and practical tools for teachers and trainers are provided.
Chris Farrell is the Head of Teacher Development for the Centre of English Studies Group in Ireland and the UK, and Guest Lecturer at University College Dublin. He is an experienced professional in the field of education, with a particular interest in Teacher Training and Development. His current role allows him to explore these two areas and to share models of best practice within his organisation and further afield. In addition to this role, he is the project coordinator for the Irish Research Scheme for Teaching and a committee member with IATEFL TDSIG. He has also been the co-editor on the EAQUALS Members Blog. He has been a regular speaker at international conferences on topics as varied as Teacher Development, Action Research, Testing and Assessment, and The Role of the Teacher.