Management Team

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Tan Wee Pin
Managing Director
Chia Chye Teck
Director
Campus Operations
Marvin Lew
Head
Finance
Josephine Zheng
Head
Human Resources

Ms Josephine Zheng believes that every single person she meets can be successful and desires to match the right talent with the right job fit. Having spent 8 years in the higher education sector, Ms Zheng specialises in career-related coaching & competency development for undergraduates. She also led an employer engagement team to foster strong industry partnership and facilitate career and industry opportunities between employers and graduates.

Ms Zheng is a certified coach in MBTI & Workplace Big 5 Profiling. She was also awarded with Advanced Certification in Career Development Facilitation (ACCDF) by WSQ and Credentialing & Education in 2017. Her previous working experiences includes Human Resource in the shipping and healthcare industries; Marketing & Events in automobile industry; and managing media relations.

Ms Zheng holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Management, Marketing.

Shannon Guo Xinhui
Head
Admission & Community Engagement
Ng Bee Sun
Principal
Higher Learning
QUALIFICATIONS
  • M.A. Southeast Asian Studies, National University of Singapore
  • B.A. Political Science & Economics, National University of Singapore
  • PGDE, National Institute of Education, Singapore

Ms Ng Bee Sun is a passionate and firm educator who believes in lifelong learning and innovation. After graduating from National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor of Arts, she decided on teaching to affect a positive change in the lives of the young. Upon obtaining her Postgraduate Diploma in Education, she taught Social Studies and History. Her passion in the culture of the Southeast Asia led her to further my studies and was conferred the Master of Arts (Southeast Asian Studies) from the NUS in 2006. Ms Ng’s more than 15 years of teaching experience saw her helming diverse portfolios as the Subject Head ICT, Head of Department Student Development and School Staff Developer. In recognition of her dedication, she was awarded the Outstanding Contribution Award (Individual) in 2011 and in 2013, the National Day Honours (Commendation Medal). Ms Ng is excited to be part of the pioneer team of educators to share the Singapore education and is ready to develop a whole-school character education and ICT programme that aim to inculcate values, build social-emotional competencies and ICT readiness.

EXPERIENCE (SINGAPORE)

  • School of the Arts: 2015 – 2017
    1. Subject Head (ICT)
  • Cedar Girls’ Secondary School: 1999 – 2014
    1. School Staff Developer: 2012 – 2014
    2. Head of Department (Pastoral Care): 2008 – 2011
    3. Subject Head (Discipline): 2002 – 2007
    4. Teacher (History, Social Studies and Project Work): 1999 – 2002
  • National Day Honours (Commendation Medal): 2013
  • MOE (Singapore) Scholarship Management and Leadership in Schools: 2010
Ismail Abdul Samat
Principal
K12 Schools
QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.Sc. Pure Mathematics, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Cert. Ed., Institute of Education, Singapore

Mr Ismail Abdul Samat attained his Bachelor Degree in Pure Mathematics at the University of Calgary, Canada in 1988. In Singapore, Mr Ismail rose to the rank of Vice Principal. From 2008 to 2016, Mr Ismail was a Principal in international schools in Indonesia spanning Pre-School, Primary and High School. He introduced many innovations in the schools which were covered extensively by the local newspapers. Mr Ismail appreciates the local culture of the countries he works in, and incorporates it creatively in the school curriculum. He has many fruitful years of working experience with staff of different nationalities. Mr Ismail is excited to be a member of SCIA’s pioneer team to introduce Singapore education system to Cambodia. With his years of experience in the education service in Singapore and abroad, he is ready to lead SCIA (Pre-School & Primary) to create waves in Phnom Penh.

EXPERIENCE (SINGAPORE)

  • Woodgrove Secondary School: 2003 – 2008
    1. Vice Principal
  • Chestnut Drive Secondary School: 1995 – 2002
    1. Head of Department (Mathematics): 1999 – 2002
    2. Teacher (Mathematics and Physics): 1995 – 1998
  • Rangoon Secondary School: 1988 – 1994
    1. Teacher (Mathematics, Additional Mathematics and Physics)

EXPERIENCE (INDONESIA)

  • Irsyad International (Semarang): 2014 – 2016
    1. Director (Education)
  • ELC Education (Makassar): 2013 – 2014
    1. Deputy Director
  • Singapore International School (Jakarta): 2008 – 2013
    1. Principal
  • University of Calgary Merit Award: 1986 & 1987
Lim Daw Shyan
Dean
High School & Senior High School
QUALIFICATIONS
  • B. Eng. (Chem Eng), National University of Singapore
  • M. Eng. (Chem Eng), National University of Singapore
  • PGDE, National Institute of Education

Mr Lim Daw Shyan started his career as a chemical engineer in a multi-national specialty chemicals company. He discovered his passion for teaching when he was tasked to provide on-the-job trainings for his client’s 200 technicians. He decided to make to switch to education and joined the Ministry of Education in 2005.

After teaching in the Junior Colleges in Singapore as a Chemistry Teacher for 6 years, Mr Lim decided to accept an appointment as Head of Department in an international school in Jakarta and he rose to the rank of Deputy Dean. During the 8-year stint in the international school in Jakarta, Mr Lim crafted and implemented the learning frameworks across the 3 campuses, especially in the area of infusing ICT in the Teaching and Learning in classrooms; and he also took up the role of a Staff Developer, concentrating on developing the professional competencies in both academic and non-academic staff across the 3 campuses. Through working with people (both teachers and students) across many nationalities, Mr Lim truly appreciates how diversity can enrich the learning experience of the children.  Thus, he is always looking for possibilities to harness and incorporate the strengths and values of the different cultures and infuse into the school curriculum.

Mr Lim is passionate in the holistic development of every child. Like a seed on the right soil can grow into a big strong tree, he believes that every child can grow to his or her full potential if the right caring and nurturing environment is given. Therefore, Mr Lim is very excited to join the ranks of the passionate educators in SCIA and looking forward to building the caring and nurturing environment for all the children, making SCIA the leading education institute in Phnom Penh.

  • Raffles Christian School (Jakarta): 2011 – 2019
    1. Deputy Dean: 2016 – 2019
    2. Head of Department (Science): 2013 – 2018
    3. Head of Department (Students Development): 2011 – 2013
  • Serangoon Junior College: 2008 – 2011
  1. Teacher (Chemistry)
  • Saint Andrew’s Junior College: 2006 – 2007
  1. Teacher (Chemistry)
  • General Electric – Water and Process Technologies (Singapore): 2000 – 2004 
  1. Technical Specialist

 

 

 

Research Scholarship from Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore: 1999

Brenton Toh
Dean
Primary School
Head
Procurement
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master in Education, BEng (Mechanical)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Management Leadership in Schools and Apple Professional Developer (2014).
  • Mr Brenton attained his Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore in 2002. With the passion in teaching, he joined the National Institute of Education and obtained the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Sec) in 2003. Mr Brenton rose to the rank of Head of Department in 2005 and taken charge of many key areas in schools such as Discipline, Student Leadership and Examinations. With the passion in continuous learning, he obtained the sponsorship from Ministry of Education (Singapore) to pursue and obtained his Master in Education in 2011. With the strong interest in infusing ICT in curriculum, Mr Brenton was certified by Apple Singapore as a Apple Professional Developer in 2014. With his years of experience in both the education and private sector, he is ready to create an impact in SCIA.
  • 12 years Ministry of Education Singapore Teacher/Head of Department
  • 5 years Financial Consultant with Prudential Assurance
  • 3 years Apple Professional Devleoper
  • MOE Masters Study Sponsorship (2008)
  • Management in Leadership of Schools (2007)