Welcome from the Oxmedica GE Team. Below you will find more information about our management team.
Dr David Pettitt – Director & Managing Partner
Dr David Pettitt is a medical doctor and academic surgeon with expertise spanning healthcare, education, business and management.
He qualified in medicine and surgery from the University of Liverpool, where he graduated with the highest award of honours and obtained a degree in Management from Imperial College London’s Business School. He subsequently undertook postgraduate training in London’s North West Thames Foundation School (scoring in the top 1% of applicants) and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery training in the Oxford Deanery.
He has been the recipient of over twenty-five academic awards and prizes, has published in numerous high impact journals and routinely presents to both national and international audiences. He has been a member of teaching faculty at Imperial College London and Oxford Medical School, and regularly serves as a trusted advisor in the healthcare and education sectors. He was the SENS Research Foundation Scholar at the University of Oxford, where he completed an award-winning DPhil (PhD) that examined the factors affecting the commercialisation of cellular based therapeutics. He also worked as an advisory Associate at the CASMI Translational Stem Cell Consortium (CTSCC) and IP Asset Ventures, and was competitively appointed as the University of Oxford’s Sir David Cooksey Fellow in Healthcare Translation and Digital Health.
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Dr James Cetkovski – Director & Managing Partner
Dr James Cetkovski is presently Lecturer in English at St Peter’s College, and Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Rothermere American Institute, at the University of Oxford. He holds a doctorate in English from the University of Oxford, where he researches twentieth-century literature from a sociological perspective.
James was elected to Phi Beta Kappa after graduating with highest honours with a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College in the United States. He earned a master’s degree with distinction from Oxford prior to beginning his DPhil work. He has served in both Program Director and Academic Director roles on Oxmedica International Enrichment Programs and has worked as an educational consultant in Hong Kong. In his spare time James plays squash, in which he has represented his county as well as the University of Oxford in two Varsity Matches against Cambridge.
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Dr Lin Li – Partner
Dr Lin Li has more than ten years of experience teaching Academic English and English Literature in Singapore and the UK. In 2015, she received the Tan Kah Kee Postgraduate Scholarship (Singapore), awarded to scholars in recognition of their excellence in academic research and contribution to the community. She has also served as a specialist assessor for GCSE examinations and the English Literature Admissions Test for the University of Oxford.
In 2017, she graduated with a PhD in English without corrections from the University of Cambridge, Queens’ College. Her book on classical piano music will be published by World Scientific in Fall 2019, and she has been contracted by MHRA, Legenda to publish an academic monograph on intermedial aesthetics in 2021. She performs the piano regularly and holds a Licentiate in Piano Performance from ABRSM.
Dr Gauri Ang – Academic Co-ordinator
Dr Gauri Ang graduated from the University of Oxford where she completed her doctoral studies in Neuroscience as a Wellcome Trust scholar. She was part of the Sleep and Neuroscience Institute where she investigated the role of genes in disrupted sleep and cognition.
She also holds a first-class BSc in Biomedical Sciences from University College London, where she received yearly examination prizes and awards, and graduated as the top finalist in her course.
Gauri has multiple years of experience teaching Neuroscience, Medicine, and Global Health to students from various countries aged between 13 and 21.
Miss Victoria Ingram – Director of Welfare & Education
Victoria Ingram graduated from Kings College London in 2009 with a first-class honours degree in Physiotherapy, and the King’s myScholarship Award for the highest performing graduate in her year. Vicki has since worked for leading teaching hospitals in central London and currently works as a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist for the British Civil Service. She regularly teaches and supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students, and has experience leading a team with responsibilities including welfare, management and program co-ordination. Alongside work she enjoys playing badminton, having previously represented England internationally.
Chloe Walker | Academic Coordinator
Chloe is an Educator. She is currently in the final stages of completing her DPhil in Education at Oxford University. Chloe read for a BA in Literary Studies and African Studies at the University of Toronto and later did an MPhil in Linguistics at the University of the West Indies. She also read for an MSc in African Studies at Oxford University where she received the Terence Ranger Prize for Outstanding Dissertation performance in 2015 for her work on educational public-private partnerships in Uganda. Chloe has received several scholarships and awards in her academic career, including; The Barbados Government Scholarship, The University of the West Indies Graduate Scholarship and the Rhodes Scholarship. Professionally, she has worked as a teacher and tutor at several institutions across Barbados, the UK, and Canada, and has also worked on the pastoral and administrative teams of many international summer programs.
London Scholar’s Program Executive Team
Mr Stephen Pettitt – VP UK Operations
Stephen Pettitt is an IT industry Executive with substantial expertise spanning management, leadership and technology.
He has served in the British Army Reserves and undertaken the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Leadership Development Programme with the Officer Training Corps. Stephen currently serves as Training Officer in the Combined Cadet Force at the rank of Lieutenant.
He graduated from Keele University with a degree in Law and works with businesses to develop comprehensive IT strategies. He has numerous technical qualifications and certifications from vendors including Microsoft and Dell.
Outside of work, Stephen enjoys spending time completing DIY and is a keen hockey player – having played competitively since a young age.
Dr Owen Ingram – Director of Medical Education
Dr Owen Ingram holds degrees from both the University of Cambridge and University College London medical schools. He is also a full member of the Royal College of Physicians, England.
He has considerable experience teaching medical students and junior doctors, including the King’s College PACES revision course (for which he was the recipient of the London trainees award) and the Teaching TIPS for Foundation Doctors Course held at UCL Medical School.
He has been the recipient of numerous accolades and prizes including the William Harvey Hospital: Teacher of the Year, King’s College London: Teaching Certificate of Achievement, London Trainees Award, Proxime Accessit to the Gold Medal, Atchison Prize, Belasco, Hobbiger and Lyell Prizes and multiple prizes from Pembroke College.