Lucy Welsted is the founder and Director of Montessori Cordoba International School and The Education for Life Group. She founded her first Montessori programme in 2013 and The Education for Life Group in 2017. She led the creation of the Montessori Cordoba school's bilingual programme from the Infant Community to the Elementary environments. She is a qualified international elementary school teacher, has undertaken school leadership training with the Whole School Leadership Institute and is a representative of NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) on their international school accreditation visits. She has also taken AMI training for elementary and adolescents.