Barry is originally from Co. Down, Northern Ireland and holds a degree in French and Byzantine Studies from Queen’s University, Belfast, as well as a degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy. He has over 20 years teaching experience and has worked in Japan, France and the US. Barry has been teaching in Ireland for 13 years and held the position of TEFL course director at a previous school. He has extensive experience in exam classes and specialist programmes. In his free time he enjoys cycling and music.