Konstantin Maksyutin received his degree in Foreign Language Teaching from Tomsk Pedagogic University and international MSc degree from the University of Rouen (France). He also holds Candidate of Sciences degree in Teaching Methods. Since 2002, Mr. Maksyutin has been involved in petroleum industry; first as translator and interpreter of short courses, then as short course manager. He runs Technical English training program for non-English speaking students of Heriot-Watt University MSc programs delivered by Petroleum Learning Centre, TPU. Mr. Maksyutin teaches courses in English for Petroleum Engineering, Business Communications and Systems Thinking.