Board of Lingua Institute


Patrice Coulibaly Dodo

Since October 1998, Patrice has been the Director of the College Moderne Descartes, one of the largest and respected secondary schools in Abidjan. He is also a founding member and the first Director General of H.E.G.E.S (Hautes Etudes en Gestion, Banque Assurance et Commerce) - A tertiary institution in Abidjan-Cote d’ivoire.

Patrice is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Abidjan. He is an experienced English Language professor. He holds a CAP- CM in English as well as several certificates in education and management from Universities in both the USA and Israel.


Alex Adorbor has over a decade’s experience working in the language and education sector in Ghana. He is currently the Managing director and board member of Lingua Institute.

Alex had worked in the banking sector as customer, marketing and credit control officer before moving on to work with Linguaphone Ghana, as a Centre Manager and eventually, the Operations Manager.

He holds an honorary degree in the Social Sciences from the University of Ghana; He also holds a diploma in business management, as well as a professional certification in marketing.


Eli Fiadzoe had for a number of years been Deputy Director for Linguphone Ghana, franchisee of a global language trainer headquartered in the UK. In that portfolio, he served as the Business Develop Manager. He had also served as accounts officer and marketing executive in prominent organizations in Ghana. Currently, he serves as board member of the Lingua Institute.

Eli has a Master’s Degree in Development Studies (Applied Economics) from the University of Ghana and holds an Intermediary Status with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK. He enjoys writing articles for newspapers and authoring books for the reading public. He loves to train people on such soft skills as leadership and interpersonal skills.