Anna Gorizontova is a graduate of Moscow State University (Department of History) and holds a Ph.D. in History. She has published more than 40 articles in Russia, Hungary, and Poland on early medieval history of Central and Eastern Europe and for several years taught history of Middle Ages to university students. Since 1997 she has worked in the ELT business, ran representative offices of Pearson Education (1997-2008), Cambridge English Language Assessment (2011-2018). Currently, she works for Language. Prosveshcheniye, the general partner of Pearson in Russia.