Measday - English Teacher - Zhengzhou, Henan, China

Mark Measday

Zhengzhou, Henan, China


English Teacher

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Systems manager

Work History



Foreign Expert Instructor



Foreign Expert Instructor

St GenisPouilly/Ferney Voltaire distribution/marketing


for free sheet Paru Vendu and associated publicity clients



Aix-en-Provence as postal distributor

Ain for the Ecole Superieur de Commerce et de l'Industrie de l'Ain

Institut Nationale des Sciences Appliquees Pole Europeene

de la Plasturgie, Bellignat, Oyonnax, Jura and MGI Coutier Champfromier, Ain for the Ecole Superieur de Commerce et de l'Industrie de l'Ain ( r. Henri Boissieu 01005 Bourg en Bresse) as teacher/trainer

agent d'exploitation for ski resort

Syndicat Mixte Monts-Jura

Agent d'exploitation

Shop manager


(129 av. Tiocan 01630 St Genis-Pouilly) local French government recycling business,

Agency work for ST Microelectronics summer 2004. Retail and distribution work for Carrefour, Champion, Intermarche, and France Telecom (Delta Diffusion), some private teaching in the UK, France and Italy (British Institutes, Cremona).

Undertook EC exams (Lyon Oct 2001) for EC aid budget management, reserve-listed. Wrote book

Josmarian's Zugswang, on, inter alia, international management and budgetary control systems. A fictionalized and humorous account of the complexities of reconciling international accounting and management practice in a fictional organization. In the last few years Josmarian has been in abeyance, and I have been involved in human rights and legal issues. Some business plans, under letters of intent.

Author, trainer, teacher, agent de vigie

distributor, various,


p.a. Reich & Zen Ruffinen

From November 1996

bd St-Georges, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland/The Old Vicarage Iford Lewes UK- now at above Ain address)

Internet Consultancy (PME cost-base analysis and restructuring)

Founded in 1994, Josmarian commercialized Internet marketing and payment systems for Swiss businesses with WWW site design, development and production. E-commerce proposals also to businesses in FMCG and distribution sectors through UK subsidiary in France, Switzerland and UK.

Other activities involved becoming a founder signatory of the gTLD-MoU deposited with the International Telecommunications Union concerning the development of the new Internet domain name regulatory organizations, particularly the Council of Registrars, designed to organize the smooth running of domain names on an international basis and currently under review in the context of the US government's Green Paper.

Interim Policy Advisory Board member for the IAHC in the World Intellectual Property Organization Internet domain name trademark debates in 1997.

Josmarian also undertook consultancy work for organizations such as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on some of the more sociological implications of Internet use spreading across different cultures.

United Nations High Commissioner

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

December 1995 - November 1996

CP 2500 1211 Geneva, Switzerland Tel: (41-22) 739 81 11
International Organization

Programme Co-ordination and Budget Officer PCBS (with IT responsibility)

Delegation of administrative expenditure to field offices and associated reorganization involving release of budgetary control to field managers.

Detailed proposal for downsizing McCormick & Dodge/CICS/MVS financial database primarily prompted by cost and Y2K considerations.

Detailed proposal for removing 90-day lead time from delays to management accounts to allow for more provident financial management.

Detailed proposal for outsourcing of non-essential IS and finance functions including funding from private sector for proposed management buy-in. Initial proposal for in-house change management process based on BPR

United Nations High Commissioner

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

November 1994 - November 1995

CP 2500 1211 Geneva, Switzerland Tel: (41- 21 739 81 11

Desk Officer Great Lakes Region (Rwanda & Burundi)
Financial monitoring and supervisory work including statistics, logistics and personnel planning for Great Lakes emergency

United Nations High Commissioner

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

July 1994 - October 1994

CP 2500 1211 Geneva, Switzerland Tel: (41-22) 739 81 11
Field/Logistics/Programme Officer, Gisenyi, Cyangugu & Kigali, Rwanda
Various roles in the initial setting up of UNHCR's Rwanda emergency programme, including setting up of initial refugee registration databases, programme management of Rwandan refugee transport network and other logistics

United Nations High Commissioner

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

October 1992 - July 1994

CP 2500 1211 Geneva, Switzerland Tel: (41-22) 739 81 11
Training Officer, Programme Control and Budget Section

Third-stage implementation of in-house global Financial and Management Information System. Implementation of final budgeting module, variance analysis and NGO recording system. Successful implementation of Field software and systems in over 100 countries. Geneva Headquarters
implementation of mainframe consolidation at ICC.

Association pour la Gestion Individuelle et Collective des Oeuvres Audiovisuelles


October 1991 - October 1992

26 rue de St Jean, Geneva, Switzerland (41-22) 734 45 80 European Collections Agency for film rights dues under 1971 European Court decision (Berne Convention) Manager, Agicoa SA Brussels

Responsible operational management of $100 million payments, $4 million budget Brussels EDP subsidiary of international audio-visual rights business. IBM Network Service application in Belgium downsized to RISC6000 in Switzerland. Change management and closure of Belgian subsidiary. Returned to UNHCR October 1992 at end of one year sabbatical.

United Nations High Commissioner

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

July 1989 - September 1991

CP 2500 1211 Geneva Tel: (41-22) 739 81 11
Consultant/Training Officer to FMIS (Financial and Management Information System)

Restructuring, organizational change, training and implementation tools for global MIS system. Training programmes for implementation of relevant UN accounting and budgeting policies using Magic PC and
McCormick and Dodge mainframe applications software. Field installation and management reorganization experience in East, West, Central Africa, Central America and south-east Asia.

Training Systems Manager

Softsource SA

December 1988 - June 1989

Sales and installation of communication and treasury training systems (SWIFT), training for in-house clients (mostly MSOffice)

Teacher, consultant and marketing executive

rue de Lausanne

July 1983 - June 1987

Geneva, Switzerland (41-22) 731 85 20
Training Centre
Teacher, consultant and marketing executive

EFL and ESP for Genevese professionals, including organizations such as WHO, Givaudan, SGI, UBS, Red Cross, Firmenich, Zyma, Caterpillar

Advance ITC trainer

Arabian American Oil Company

September 1980 - December 1981

ESL and vocational training for Saudi employees of oil company

Multi-Experienced Education Executive

UK national

from London, BA, MBA, TEFL, B2I, SNTF, worked for many years in public administration for Swiss-based UN agency, also Josmarian private sector management (WIPO, ITU, ad-hoc ICANN), PME IT management. Taught EFL, ESL, international financial management, in UK France, Switzerland, 25 other countries for UN agency. IELTS, TOEFL. Taught in Saudi Arabia 1979-1981. In China since 2011. Curriculum design Aramco, 79-81, ASC Geneva 1981-1986, UNHCR 1989-91, 92-94 (CBT), ad hoc in France and China.


Russell Gardens

April 1979 - August 1980

EFL for visitors to London (particularly Iranian and Spanish)

Salesman/store manager

Adeptus Designs, Tottenham Court Road

December 1976 - August 1980

Sales management for Habitat competitor in South East UK



July 1974 - September 1976

Life Assurance sales South East UK

Qualifications & Certifications

Master of Business Administration

International Management Institute, University of Geneva

English and Philosophy

Middlesex Polytechnic (now University)

Varndean Grammar School


Edinburgh College

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