Timothy A. Grady
Director of Education
Director of Admission
Mr. Gronvold is a graduate from the University of Oxford and holds degrees in History, Political Science and Archaeology. He has more than 10 years of experience in politics and has worked on educational issues on a regional- and national level as an elected official. As the director of Admission, he will be able to help you with all matters relating to your application to A+ World Academy.
Associate Director of Admission
Ms. Mora is originally from Venezuela, bilingual in English and Spanish. She has a MA in Corporate Communication from the IE Business School in Madrid. She has more than 4 years of experience working in admission for different institutions in the Unites States. Maria Mora, es de Venezuela y es bilingüe en Español e Ingles. Ha realizado su maestría en Comunicación Corporativa en IE Business School en Madrid. Tiene mas de 4 años de experiencia trabajando en admisiones para diferentes institutos en Estados Unidos.
Dean of Students and Faculty, Chemistry & Biology
Dr. Jérôme Philippe Coss
Faculty, Physics, Mathematics & Calculus
Faculty, English & ESL
Faculty, Spanish & Mandarin
Faculty, Mathematics & Communication and Digital Arts
Social Science & History
Chief Operating Officer & Captain
Agata has is a trained Biomedical Engineer and a graduate from a navigation school in the Netherlands. In the last 8 years she has sailed for different polish, british and dutch tall ships before joining the Sorlandet in 2015.
Morten attended Kristiansand Maritime College in 2015 before he joined a cruise ship as an officer trainee/ cadet and later worked on fishing vessels. He has also participated as crew on the sailing vessel from Arendal, Boy Leslie.
Henning started sailing as a student on the Norwegian fully-rigged tall ship Christian Radich in 1975. He later joined the crew on tankers as a 2ndcook until 1981, when he started on the Sørlandet as a 1st cook. A year late he started working off-shore as a cook steward until 1990. He then moved to shore and ran his own restaurant for 11 years before returning to offshore, as a camp boss, in 2002. He rejoined the Sørlandet in 2016, now as a Chief Steward.
Ann Dybdal Mousten
Ann has been working as a cook for 7 years, the last two at sea. She has preciously worked in the Alps and onboard the school ship Denmark.
Tomasz has his background from the Polish navy where he first started as a high school student. He then worked in the Polish navy for 5 years untill he moved on to the offshore industry. He started working as a Chief Cook on the Sørlandet in 2016.
Jens Olav Østerdal
Elias Staun Maurer
Elias was a student at the Danish training ship Georg Stage in 2014. He has also worked as a volunteer on Sørlandet before being hired as an ordinary seaman.
Chief Financial Officer