Counsellor Profiles

Annemiek Bailey


Annemiek holds a BA Honours in Tourism with Languages from HBO Nederland and Management from Anglia Ruskin University. She completed her PGCE at the Manchester Metropolitan University and her College Counselling Certificate from the University of California Los Angeles.  Originally from the Netherlands, Annemiek has taught in Germany, the United Kingdom, and for the past 9 years, has been the college counsellor at the International School of Zug and Luzern. 

In her free time, Annemiek loves to go to the gym, reading, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

Richard Thompson

Richard has worked in the field of higher education for over five years. He obtained his Masters and Bachelors in Psychology from Long Island University, Brooklyn. In his previous role, he served as the Undergraduate Admissions Counselor working with students, parents, faculty, and staff from all levels at his Alma Mater. He is a former member and presenter (“Debunking the Path of the Application” and “Sanctuary Campuses”-2017) of the New York State Association of College Admissions Counsellors and current member of the National College Association of College Admissions Counsellors.

As an instructor he taught incoming college freshman on topics covering resume and cover letter preparation, financial preparedness, stress relief, and study techniques. Richard has a passion for working with international populations and is a firm believer in student advocacy. He believes dialogue and discussion is a key component to understanding one's academic path.