About ENGLISH Now:
My name is David Ross and born and educated in Australia. I now live in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and have
spent 20 years here in Spain living mainly in Madrid, but also Altea and Gijon. I have also travelled and worked in
The Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, London, Indonesia, Japan, Africa and Cuba. My educational background is in
Sociology and Anthropology and professionally my credits include,
Freelance Photojournalist for:
.Business Review Weekly, Australia's leading business magazine.
.The New Zealand Herald.
.Lonely Planet guide books.
As well as working in the travel industry as a consultant and tour guide, I spent seven years with Billabong, one of the world's leading surf and leisurewear brands, as a store manager and then Retail Co-ordinator for Spain, Holland and Germany.
My teaching experience includes conversational business classes and translations for:
.Agbar, Aguas de Barcelona
.University of Europe, Madrid.
.Tourism Boards of Cuenca and Tenerife.
As well as teaching in various language schools in Japan, Madrid and Gijon.