Bob Dignen studied English at Leicester University, obtaining a BA and MA.
In 1990 he entered teaching and spent one year in Eastern Germany teaching Business English within a government re-development programme for this region. For the last 10 years he has been teaching Business English within the UK. In 1994 he began working for York Associates as a freelancer. His responsibilities took him to France, Switzerland, Portugal, Russia and the Ukraine, providing tailored language training to a wide range of professional and technical personnel. In September 2000 he joined York Associates as a partner. He currently specialises in delivering intercultural and international team training programmes.
When not teaching, he enjoys writing materials for Business English, including English language training materials.
Communicating Across Cultures is an innovative short course for learners of business English who want to function effectively in an international environment by developing their intercultural skills in English.