Our Team

dsc_0398Ferdi McDermott, MA (Hons), PGCE, MEd, MCIL, FCollT, FRSA.

Ferdi McDermott is leading the development of Riviera College. He is also Principal of Chavagnes International College and Provost of the Company of St Gregory, a community of laymen dedicated to Catholic education.


DSCF0106Charles Tyldesley, BA (Hons), PGCE, MEd.

Mr Tyldesley has taught for eight years, three of them at Chavagnes, where he was also Director of Humanities and Music. He will take responsibility for the daily running of the College, as well as teaching English, Music and Sport.

frcarlosFather Carlos Hamel, FSJC

Father Carlos will be teaching Religion and serve as Chaplain to the College.


srclaireSister Claire Fernandez, FSJC

Sister Claire, an experienced teacher and school director, will be teaching Spanish to all classes.


gerhardMr Gerhard Eger, BA (Hons), a graduate of Princeton, will be teaching Latin and History.

Further teachers will be appointed shortly.