James Taylor is a materials writer & teacher trainer. He’s been nominated for an ELTON Award three times, winning for Our Languages (FTD Educaçao), which was awarded for Excellence in Course Innovation in 2021. He is the project manager of Active English and co-founded the Raise Up! project, encouraging diversity in ELT materials. He is the leader of BRAZ-TESOL MAWSIG, & joint-coordinator of IATEFL TDSIG.