Quality team

Tom Ryan – head of quality

Read more about Tom and the rest of the senior leadership team.





Nikki Krol – quality assurance manager

Nikki has previously worked as executive editor and administrator at a non-profit organisation with a focus on pulmonary vascular diseases. She holds an MA in creative writing and a BA in English literature, both from the University of Southampton. Nikki is originally from Amsterdam and is a three-time British jiu jitsu champion. 


Catherine Leopold – quality assurance manager

Before she joined The Key, Catherine worked at a large B2B business intelligence, publishing and events company, first as an editorial assistant, then as a site editor and senior site editor. Catherine holds a BA in creative writing and film studies from Roehampton University.


Vicki Miles – lead quality assurer

Before joining The Key, Vicki worked in a variety of editorial and marketing roles at the British Council. The majority of her work involved writing, editing and quality assuring materials for school leaders, teachers and the wider school sector, both in the UK and internationally. She also managed communications and marketing activity globally for the British Council's international programme for schools, Connecting Classrooms. Vicki has a BA in art history and English from Lancaster University.


Xavier Roeseler - quality assurance manager xavier_roeseler_circle_150px.png

Before joining The Key, Xavier managed educational content for PhD students at The Institute of Cancer Research and clinical researchers across London universities. Previously he worked as a science communicator for the Joint Research Centre, a department of the European Commission, and taught breakdancing for 10 years. Xavier holds a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Sussex. 


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