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Here are some photos of our current tutors. We also have a range of part-time and casual teaching staff who help out at busy times. We are always looking for qualified people who wish to become tutors.

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  • Gary Hadler, M.B.A (NTU), B.Ec., Dip.Ed. (Monash)

    Gary Hadler, M.B.A (NTU), B.Ec., Dip.Ed. (Monash)

    Co-Founder & Director
    ITS Education Asia

    • Economics
    • Business Studies
    • Accounting


    Meet Gary...

  • Danny Harrington, M.A. (Oxford), Dip.H.E. (London), CELTA (RSA Cambridge)

    Danny Harrington, M.A. (Oxford), Dip.H.E. (London), CELTA (RSA Cambridge)

    Co-Founder & Director
    ITS Education Asia

    Danny has been teaching since 1997. He read Geography at Christ Church College, Oxford and teaches it at all levels. He has a Diploma of Higher Education in Theology from the University of London and teaches Religious Studies to all levels as well as Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma. He is a qualified English language teacher. His time at Oxford instilled in him the value of the tutorial style of intensive teaching that is provided at ITS schools. He has also worked on behalf of the University of Oxford, Education UK and UCAS in helping students understand how to apply to Oxford and all UK universities. He sits on the Education Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong which he Chaired in 2014/15.

  • Susan Smith, M.Ed (NTU), B.A. (Monash), G.Dip.Ed., G.Dip.App.Ling.

    Susan Smith, M.Ed (NTU), B.A. (Monash), G.Dip.Ed., G.Dip.App.Ling.

    Director of Exam Services
    ITS Education Asia

    Sue is a fully qualified teacher with experience from Australia and Asia. She has been registered to teach in Hong Kong since 2003. She teaches English Language and Literature to all levels and she is an I.B. examiner.

  • Andrew Hall, B.A. (Delaware)

    Andrew Hall, B.A. (Delaware)

    Director
    Executive Principal

    ITS Education Asia

    Andrew has been working as an EFL professional in Hong Kong for more than a decade, and did his EFL teacher training with academics affiliated with Homerton College, Cambridge. At ITS, Andrew teaches one-to-one English language and literature up to IB, A-level History, and also conducts small-group English language courses for primary-aged learners, leading to both Cambridge and Pearson Young Learner certificates.
    Andrew has attended the following course training sessions:
    - Pearson Edexcel International Advanced Level History Specification from September 2016
    - Pearson Distance Learning (BTEC)

  • Anne Murphy B.A. (Tralee), Higher Dip. TEFL/TESOL

    Anne Murphy B.A. (Tralee), Higher Dip. TEFL/TESOL

    Director- ITS Educational Services Ltd
    ITS Education Asia

    Anne has many years’ experience teaching English, linguistics and communications. She specializes in English as a foreign language and for specific purposes for any age group and is an accredited BULATS examiner. ITS Educational Services is the educational consultancy arm of ITS. It offers language and communications programmes for businesses, publishes the Hong Kong Schools Guide, and provides school placement services for families arriving in Hong Kong.

  • Mike Li, B.A. (Colorado)

    Mike Li, B.A. (Colorado)

    Director of US Admissions
    ITS Education Asia

    Mike has a BA in Mathematics, as well as spending a term at Harvard University. Mike has many years of experience both teaching and writing material for IGCSE and the SATs. At ITS, Mike teaches Maths to all levels, including A-level and IB, as well as teaching the SAT Maths and Chemistry subject tests.

  • Sean Lai, LLB (CUHK)

    Sean Lai, LLB (CUHK)

    Principal - ITS Tutorial School TST
    ITS Education Asia

    Sean has over 10 years of experience in teaching all levels of students. He specializes in assisting with school placements for early childhood learners in Hong Kong with an emphasis on interview training. Ranging from early childhood, he also teaches Law for A levels, LNAT preparation and Law knowledge expansion. In addition, he also teaches a wide range of IGCSE subjects including English, Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, and Business Studies.

  • David Lam, B.Sc. (HKU)

    David Lam, B.Sc. (HKU)

    Vice Principal - ITS Tutorial School TST
    ITS Education Asia

    David graduated from the University of Hong Kong and joins ITS specialising in pure mathematics, probability and statistics and financial mathematics. David has tutored in schools in Hong Kong since 2006.

  • Ronald Lau, M.Math (Cambridge), M.Sc. (Oxford), M.A. (Cambridge)

    Ronald Lau, M.Math (Cambridge), M.Sc. (Oxford), M.A. (Cambridge)

    Ronald has been teaching full-time at ITS since 2006. He has multiple degrees in mathematics from two of the world's top universities. He teaches mathematics to A-level, IB HL options, AEA (Advanced Extension Award) and STEP (Sixth Term Examination Paper).

  • Ruth Puentespina, B.Sc., TESOL

    Ruth Puentespina, B.Sc., TESOL

    Examinations Officer & I/GCSE Coordinator
    ITS Education Asia

    Ruth has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and has been teaching English and Psychology in Hong Kong since 2010. At ITS, she teaches Psychology to IB and A-Level. Ruth manages all ITS official examinations for governments, universities and professional bodies.

  • David Rowlands, B.A., (Curtin University), B.Ed., (Edith Cowan University), Diploma of Education

    David Rowlands, B.A., (Curtin University), B.Ed., (Edith Cowan University), Diploma of Education

    Head of English Department
    ITS Education Asia

    David has a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in English Literature. He has over 30 years of teaching experience at top secondary schools in Hong Kong and Australia. Prior to joining ITS, he was the Head of English Department at Yew Chung International School Hong Kong. At ITS, David teaches English Language and English Literature at all levels including GCSE, A-Level and IB.

  • Albert Cheng, M.Sc., B.A.

    Albert Cheng, M.Sc., B.A.

    Vice Principal - ITS Tutorial School
    ITS Education Asia

    Albert read Economics at University of California, Irvine. He has over eight years of teaching experience in America and Hong Kong. At ITS, he teaches Economics and Maths to all levels, and also has years of experience in SAT preparation.

  • Winnie Tsang, M.A. (H.K. Polytechnic), CTAP Putonghua

    Winnie Tsang, M.A. (H.K. Polytechnic), CTAP Putonghua

    Winnie is an accomplished Chinese teacher with 6 years’ experience in Hong Kong. She is available for all levels of Chinese learning to all age groups and purposes.

  • Hon Yau, Ph.D. (Lancaster), M.Sc. (Manchester), B.Sc. (Hons)

    Hon Yau, Ph.D. (Lancaster), M.Sc. (Manchester), B.Sc. (Hons)

    Hon has three degrees in Chemistry. He has tutored students both in the UK and in Hong Kong for GCSE, A-level, IB and HKCEE. He teaches science to younger students and Chemistry to all levels.

  • Marianne Michaels, M.Phil. (Eng) (H.K.U.S.T), B.Sc. (Eng)

    Marianne Michaels, M.Phil. (H.K.U.S.T.) B.Sc. (Eng)

    Marianne has a BSc degree in Engineering from the US and a Master’s degree in Engineering from HKUST. She has extensive experience with Mathematics, Engineering, Psychology, and the Social Sciences, along with quantitative and qualitative Data analysis (using software SPSSS and N Vivo). She has experience with teaching all age groups.

  • Andrew Yip, M.Sc. (LSE), B.A. (Oxford)

    Andrew Yip, M.Sc. (LSE), B.A. (Oxford)

    Andrew has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oxford in Mathematics and Statistics. He then went on to study for his Master’s degree at LSE, where he specialized in Risk and Stochastics. At ITS, Andrew teaches Mathematics to all levels.

  • Matthew Cooper, B.A. (Hons) (Sussex), CELTA

    Matthew Cooper, B.A. (Hons) (Sussex), CELTA

    Matthew is a graduate from the University of Sussex with a first class Bachelor’s degree, joint majoring in Philosophy and English Literature as well as minoring in Psychology. While studying at Sussex he worked as a proof reader and essay writing tutor and has also taught English as a second language. With his extensive knowledge of programming with C, Java and Python, and web development with HTML, CSS and JavaScript, Matthew also teaches A-level and IB DP computer science.

  • John Whelpton, M.A. (Oxford), the Circulus Latinus Honcoensis

    John Whelpton, M.A. (Oxford), the Circulus Latinus Honcoensis

    John has a M.A. in Applied Linguistics and has spent over twenty years teaching in Hong Kong. An avid academic and historian, John holds a doctorate in Nepali History, and participates in archaeological expeditions as well. John teaches Latin at ITS.

  • Ivan Serrano Arias, B.Sc. (San Pablo C.E.U. University)

    Ivan Serrano Arias, B.Sc. (San Pablo C.E.U. University)

    Ivan is a native Spanish teacher who has worked in Hong Kong for over three years, teaching Spanish to students from kindergarten to university level. He has taught a range of syllabuses, including IGCSE, IB and A-level Spanish and has also assisted a number of adults with Business Spanish. Ivan is an official examiner for the DELE exam, the official qualification certifying levels of competence in the Spanish language.

  • Dr Aashima Mohindra, M.D.S., B.D.S.

    Dr Aashima Mohindra, M.D.S., B.D.S.

    Aashima joins us having graduated from Manipal University with passes in first class. Before joining ITS Aashima was an assistant professor at the Manipal University and at ITS teaches biology to all levels.

  • Chau Kwai Sum, B.Sc. (C.U.H.K.), Dip.Ed.

    Chau Kwai Sum, B.Sc. (C.U.H.K.), Dip.Ed.

    Kwai Sum holds a bachelor in Science in Physics and Maths from Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has authored numerous textbooks in Physics for both local and international curricula, and has many years of teaching Physics Mathematics and Further Maths at international schools. At ITS, Chau Kwai Sum teaches Physics and Maths.

  • Christina Themar, M.A. (Tsinghua), B.A. (Wisconsin)

    Christina Themar, M.A. (Tsinghua), B.A. (Wisconsin)

    Christina has a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Political Science, and a Master’s in Public Administration in International Development. She has over a decade of experience teaching students of diverse cultural backgrounds, in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and North America. At ITS, she teaches English to IGCSE and History to A-Level and IB.

  • Donald Gasper, M.Sc. (London), B.A. (Hons) (Cambridge)

    Donald Gasper, M.Sc. (London), B.A. (Hons) (Cambridge)

    Donald obtained a bachelor's degree in Oriental Studies (including Linguistics) from the University of Cambridge. He teaches French, German and Latin to all levels. Prior to joining ITS, Donald taught at a number of universities in Hong Kong.

  • Antonio Baro, B.A. (University of Barcelona)

    Antonio Baro, B.A. (University of Barcelona)

    Antonio is a native Spanish teacher who has been teaching since 1991. At ITS, he teaches Spanish to all levels.

  • Aileen Valentine, B.A. Sociology, TEFL, TESOL, Teaching Adult Learners Diploma, Trainer Diploma

    Aileen Valentine, B.A. Sociology, TEFL, TESOL, Teaching Adult Learners Diploma, Trainer Diploma

    Aileen has been teaching English since 1995 to students of all ages in the UK, US, Greece and now Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, Aileen has taught in kindergarten, primary and secondary schools as well as teaching adults. She has also trained local teachers in Macau to help them teach English. At ITS, she offers training courses in Business English, Plain English for Lawyers as well Aviation, Cabin Crew English, IELTS preparation and more.

  • Jim Kapernaros, M.Ed. (University of Hong Kong), B.A. (Deree American College), Graduate Diploma of Education and Applied Linguistics

    Jim Kapernaros, M.Ed. (University of Hong Kong), B.A. (Deree American College), Graduate Diploma of Education and Applied Linguistics

    Jim has a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in English Literature. He has many years of teaching experience in a variety of secondary schools in Hong Kong and Australia. Prior to joining ITS, he was been involved in development of curriculum and is an honorary lecturer at universities across the world. At ITS, Jim teaches English Language and English Literature at all levels including GCSE, A-Level and IB.

  • Jack Li, B.Sc. (University of British Columbia)

    Jack Li, B.Sc. (University of British Columbia)

    Jack is a member of the maths department. A graduate of UBC with a B.Sc. in Science in Mathematics, he was admitted on scholarship and achieved high level of academic achievement during his studies. He joins the ITS team with experience in investment banking as well as online education. Jack teaches mathematics to all levels.

  • William Shum, Ph.D. (Utah)

    William Shum, Ph.D. (Utah)

    William obtained a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from The University of Utah and conducted postdoctoral research at the Cornell University. Prior to joining ITS, he has many years of research and teaching experience in many global universities. At ITS, William teaches chemistry up to IB SL and AS-level, plus Maths and Physics up to GCSE level.

  • Zachary Jones, M.Sc. (London)

    Zachary Jones, M.Sc. (London)

    Zach obtained a Masters Degree in Physics with honours from Queen Mary, University of London. He has done research and dissertations on materials in nuclear reactors and black holes. At ITS, he teaches Physics at all levels.

  • Juliet Ide, M.A. (Yale Divinity School), B.A. (Wesleyan University), Teaching Certificate in English

    Juliet Ide, M.A. (Yale Divinity School), B.A. (Wesleyan University), Teaching Certificate in English

    Juliet has a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in English and a Master's degree in Religion. She has over a decade of experience in teaching in international schools in Hong Kong, UK and US. She is an I.B. English Literature examiner. At ITS, Juliet teaches English, TOK, Philosophy and Religious Studies at all levels.

  • Annabel Van Der Schyff, B.Sc. (UCT)

    Annabel Van Der Schyff, B.Sc. (UCT)

    Annie read Chemistry and Environmental Sciences in the University of Cape Town and graduated with distinction and as a Dean’s List scholar. Annie brings a wealth of experience to guide and support learners of Chemistry at all levels.

  • Alistair Wan, M.Sc. (LSE), B.A. (LSE)

    Alistair Wan, M.Sc. (LSE), B.A. (LSE)

    Alistair read Geography (BA) and Urbanization & Development (MSc) at London School of Economics. Alistair teaches Geography to all levels as well as Economics up to IGCSE

  • Jonathan Luskin, B.A. (Washington University)

    Jonathan Luskin, B.A. (Washington University)

    Jonathan obtained a BA with High Honors in Chemistry from The Washington University in St Louis and conducted research in catalyst. Prior to joining ITS, he has many years of research and teaching experience in universities. At ITS, Jonathan teaches chemistry at various levels.

  • Mohit Chainani, B.A. (H.K.U.S.T.)

    Mohit Chainani, B.A. (H.K.U.S.T.)

    Mohit is a graduate of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting and was recipient of the ESF Chairman’s Award for Excellence for his high achievement in IB while attending Shatin College. His professional experience in finance and commitment to teaching student through enrichment and application make him a valuable member of the ITS Team. Mohit teaches Economics and Business to all levels.

  • Kanchan Dandwani, M.Sc. (LSE), B.Sc. (LSE)

    Kanchan Dandwani, M.Sc. (LSE), B.Sc. (LSE)

    Kanchan has a B.Sc. and Masters in International Relations and History from the London School of Economics. Kanchan has many years of experience of teaching both IB and A-Level History, and at ITS, teaches History to all levels, and English up to GCSE.

  • Mike Waugh, B.A.

    Mike Waugh, B.A.

    Mike is from the UK and has many years of experience tutoring English Literature at the IGCSE, IB and A-level here in Hong Kong, as well as being a drama instructor, specializing in the works of Shakespeare.

  • Matthew Trethewey, B.A. (Hons), PGCE

    Matthew Trethewey, B.A. (Hons), PGCE

    Matthew is a qualified teacher in both the UK and Hong Kong and comes very highly recommended by the Kellett School here in Hong Kong, where he served as the Head of Business Studies. Matthew teaches Economics and Business to all levels.

Administrators

  • Mandy Law

    Mandy Law

    Administrative Manager, ITS Management Ltd

    Mandy is the Administrative Manager of ITS Management Ltd and queries regarding ITS Educational Services or ITS Management Ltd should be directed to her.

  • Francine Li, B.A. (Strathclyde)

    Francine Li, B.A. (Strathclyde)

    Online Co-coordinator
    Accounts Manager
    Project Executive

    Francine runs the back office administration including day-to-day book-keeping. She should be approached for any query you may have with billing or your account.

  • Zoe Poon

    Zoe Poon

    Zoe, with over ten years of experience with office administration and management, is responsible for all scheduling at our Central school.

  • Kate Su

    Kate Su

    Kate runs the back office administration including day-to-day book-keeping at ITS TST. She should be approached for any query you may have with billing or your account.

  • Grace Wong

    Grace Wong

    Grace, with over ten years of experience with office administration, is responsible for all scheduling at our Tsim Sha Tsui campus and should be the first contact for any enquiries.

  • Katrina Omayan, B.Sc.

    Katrina Omayan, B.Sc.

    Katrina has a Computer Science and IT background. She has a number of years’ experience working with IT systems & social media for marketing and communication. She is our Media and Communications Officer.

  • Keevin Jann Vercide, B.Sc. in Accountancy

    Keevin Jann Vercide, B.Sc. in Accountancy

    Keevin runs the back office administration including day-to-day book-keeping.

  • Janet Chan, B.A.

    Janet Chan, B.A.

    Janet, with over eight years of experience with customer service, is responsible for scheduling at our Central campus and should be the first contact for any enquiries.


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