Executive & Academic Teams

Executive Team

The Asian International College includes a team of dedicated senior executives, academic and administrative staff who serves in the following departments:

  • Members of Teaching Faculty
  • Admissions & Course Planning
  • Registrar’s Office, Student Support and Exam & Assessment
  • Quality Assurance

The functions of Corporate & HR Management, Finance, Marketing Communications and IT are supported by Busy Bees, AIC’s headquarter.

Senior Management Team

Ken Yeo, Regional Director

Having spent 25 years across the private education industry, Ken possesses extensive experience, drawing from his time spent in higher education to language schools, K-12 International Schools as well as teacher colleges. As such, he is well-versed in the areas of Finance, HR, curriculum design and Operations.

Since 1992, he spent his early years in the industry as the General Manager at the Singapore Institute of Commerce. He then left the Institute to take on the position of Managing Director & CEO of Auston Institute of Management & Technology in 1996. Subsequently in 2005, he rejoined the Singapore Institute of Commerce as their Executive Director & CEO. Prior to Ken’s appointment as the Regional Director of Asian International College, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Hillside World Academy (formerly known as the Chinese International School) from end 2011 till September 2016.

Ken is trained in Economics from his first degree awarded by the leading school, London School of Economics. After being awarded an honours degree by the University of London in 1992, he embarked on his career in the private education industry. He further pursued two Master degrees – an MBA from the University of Western Sydney and Masters of IT Management from the University of Wollongong.

Shirley Quek, Academic Head

As an early childhood professional who has a strong passion for children, Shirley firmly believes that the emotional state of a child is crucial to holistic development, that is, a secure child would follow his or her curiosity to explore and learn from the surrounding

  • More than 23 years professional experience as childcare educator and Principal.
  • Specialised in curriculum development for Early Childhood Care and Education, Discovery of the World, Developing Self Awareness and Understand the Impact on Others and Development, Personal Growth and Professional Development and Communications with Parents.
  • Conducts Continuing Professional Development workshops such as Mentoring Novice Teachers. She believes that the link between the family and school system operates in both directions. An advocate for family-school partnership, she has been conducting Parent Education Workshops.
Alice Chin, Head, Admissions and Development

Alice is a senior-level executive with more than 20 years of experience in the private higher education sector. Her areas of expertise includes student services support, student recruitment, marketing, education business franchising and start-up, school operations and quality assurance.

Alice embraces lifelong learning. She believes that in order to survive and thrive, organizations and individuals must be able to adjust and enhance their knowledge and skills through continuous learning, either formally or informally. This means it is important for organizations and individuals to continue to learn, unlearn and relearn to embrace new knowledge and ideas. Alice is also a practitioner of workplace learning and she encourages co-workers to work on improving processes to achieve operational efficiency and productivity that aligns with the organization’s vision and mission.

Alice holds a Master of Art in Lifelong Learning from the Institute of Education, University College London and BSc (Hons) in Business Computing and IT from University of Wales, Cardiff, UK.

Alvinna Chua, Registrar

Alvinna has been working in the private education industry for 18 years.  Over the years, she held leadership positions in the areas of Student Administration, Course Operations and Human Resources.  Alvinna believes in building a well-integrated and high performing team to provide administration excellence with lifelong passion for educating individuals, riding on the uniqueness of AIC’s logo, ‘Where the Best are Trained!’.  She brings a wealth of relevant experience to this role and embodies the character and vision to lead her team.

Alvinna obtained a Bachelor of Commerce with double major in Management and Marketing from the Curtin University of Technology.

  • Academic Board Members

    Shirley Quek, Academic Head

    Guo Jian Ye, Associate Faculty Head (Mandarin)

    Gloria P. Naidu, Associate Faculty Head (English)

    Alice Chin, Head, Admissions and Development

  • Examination Board Members

    Shirley Quek, Academic Head

    Guo Jian Ye, Associate Faculty Head (Mandarin)

    Gloria P. Naidu, Associate Faculty Head (English)

    Alice Chin, Head, Admissions and Development

    Alvinna Chua, Registrar

Teaching Faculty

We have a team of full-time English and Mandarin faculty members supported by associate faculty members from the industry.

Early Childhood Courses (ECCE)

English Faculty

Mandarin Faculty

Other Courses