Tamzin Thompson (born 25th June, 1975) studied Linguistics (and Drama, Film and Television) at the University College of Ripon and York, St John in the UK. In 1997, she moved to Greece, where she taught English as a Foreign Language in a private school in Agrinio before moving to Athens to work in an ELT publishing house. In 2004, she became a freelance ELT author and has contributed to several OUP courses including Heroes, Toby, Tom and Lola and Family and Friends.