Together We Do Great Things

Together We Do Great Things

Our Group

Our Group

ILAC Education group comprises of four distinct divisions.
Our offerings range from Language training, University Pathways, Higher Education
offering Vocational and Public Private Partnerships programs and Language Testing Centre.

ILAC Education group comprises of four distinct divisions. Our offerings range from Language training, University Pathways, Higher Education offering Vocational and Public Private Partnerships programs and Language Testing Centre.

program-pic

ILAC International Language Academy

The largest and most awarded language school in Canada.

pathway-scroll-1920-2

University Pathway Programs

Your path to higher education in Canada.

IELTSprograms_Part

ILAC
Test Centres

One of the largest English testing centres in the world.

Our Leaders

Jonathan Kolber

CEO/Co-Founder

See Profile >

Ilan Cohen

President/Co-Founder

See Profile >

Feroz Ali

President/COO

See Profile >

Bryan Tatoff

CFO

See Profile >

Translate »

Jonathan Kolber

CEO/CO-FOUNDER

Jonathan Kolber has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and a BSc in Actuarial Science from the University of Toronto. He is the co-founder and CEO of Canada’s most awarded English language school, ILAC, which has since grown into a global education company that includes ILAC International College, Sterling College, Canadian Tourism College, as well as one of the largest official IELTS test centres in the world.

Jonathan’s motto is “Dream big” and he applies it in everything that he does, including inspiring and supporting his students, staff and partners to do the same.

Ilan Cohen

PRESIDENT/CO-FOUNDER

Ilan was born in Montreal and grew up in Toronto, where he completed his Bachelor of Actuarial Science at the University of Toronto. Before he started ILAC, Ilan had his own university textbook stores at UofT and York. Ilan always knew that he wanted to work for himself and always created his own employment opportunities. Ilan met Jon after graduating from university and they quickly became friends, roommates and eventually business partners. Once he discovered the exciting world of ESL, Ilan saw the chance to create something new. Today, Ilan lives in Toronto with his family and continues to find inspiration in the teachers, staff, international students and partners that he interacts with every day.

Feroz Ali

PRESIDENT/COO

Feroz is a dynamic entrepreneur with over 20 years of executive leadership experience in New Zealand and most recently Canada. He is an experienced director, with governance and advisory roles in both private and a government-owned entities, board member and advisor. Prior to joining ILAC in 2020, he spent 20 plus years in Higher education in New Zealand operating his owns schools, selling to a large group and being part of the management team in selling the group to a very large Private Equity. Since moving to Canada in 2015 he has been operating schools in Vancouver which he sold to ILAC early 2020. Feroz also serves as a director on the board of ILAC, and British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE).

Bryan Tatoff

CFO

Bryan is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds HBA and MBA degrees from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. Prior to joining ILAC in October 2020, Bryan spent 5 years with Balcan Plastics Inc., one of North America’s largest privately owned extruders of flexible packaging, where he held the role of CFO and then President following him leading the sale of the company to a large private equity firm. Prior to that Bryan held the role of CFO for approximately 18 years at Danier Leather Inc., a manufacturer and retailer of leather clothing and accessories, where he helped the owners take the company public on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Bryan also worked in the finance department at Imperial Oil and in the Audit, Insolvency and Forensic Accounting practices at KPMG.