Barney has worked periodically for SGI since 2002, and full time since 2007, as a teacher trainer and teacher of Business and General English. He is currently working for SGI in Italy as the School Manager of the British School Vicenza, one of the SGI London Group of schools. His current involvement on SGI Teacher Training courses extends to being a tutor on the Diploma and Cert IBET online courses, and in fact he is the chief tutor on the latter.
Barney first started teaching in 1996 in Chile, and has also taught in Spain and Italy. In addition he has also worked in politics as a researcher. He speaks Italian, German and Spanish.
Interesting fact: Barney has lived in ten different countries, spending over half of his life abroad.