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Ms. Elaine Thong

Year 12 Coordinator

  • B.Sc. Applied Chemistry, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • M.Sc. Chemistry, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 12 years of teaching experience in college and university
felicia-simone

Dr. Felicia Simone Paulraj
Year 13 Coordinator

  • B.Sc. Biomedical Science, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Medical Biosciences, Monash University in Malaysia
  • PhD Medicine (focusing on cancer research), Monash University in Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 3 years of lecturing experience
Aggie Chua

Ms. Aggie Chua Chiao Chung

University & Guidance Counsellor

  • BAcc, RMIT Melbourne, Australia
  • Over 7 years of teaching and supporting students experience. Had other work experience in tax consultancy, travel and tourism, insurance services and management.
Simon Hamilton

Mr. Simon Hamilton
Pastoral & Academic Coaches

  • Master in Teaching and Learning, Mathematics, University of Chester, UK
  • PGCE (Mathematics)
  • 6 years of teaching experience in the UK
  • Prior to teaching, he was a cryptographic engineer for the UK Ministry of Defense
Chew Yi Tien

Ms. Chew Yi Tien
Pastoral & Academic Coaches

  • B.Sc. in Music (Hons), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • B.Sc. in Music, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Licentiate and Associate Diplomas, Trinity College, London
  • 14 years of teaching experience and prior to joining HIS, served as Head of Music in another international school in Malaysia.
PAUL ALAN WILSON

Mr. Paul Wilson
Pastoral & Academic Coaches

  • PGCSE, Keele University, UK
  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Lancaster University, UK.
  • With over 20 years of experience in international teaching including countries as diverse as Kenya, Spain and the UAE
  • Experienced in the provision of Model United Nations as a CCA, taking student delegates to many conferences around Malaysia and to The Hague, Netherlands
Elaine Tay

Ms. Elaine Tay
Pastoral & Academic Coaches

  • University of Melbourne graduate
  • Member of the Australian CPA (Certified Practising Accountants)
  • Taught in several international schools in Malaysia (accounting, mathematics and commerce to Key Stage 3 and 4 students); prior work experience as an auditor with BDO Malaysia.
Kanesan Kannaparan

Mr. Kanesan Kannaparan
Pastoral & Academic Coaches

  • B.Eng. (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, University of Northumbria, UK
  • M.A. Mathematics Education, Institute of Education, University of London
  • PGDE, Secondary Mathematics, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
  • 7 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Uma Rani 
Pastoral & Academic Coaches
  • B.A. (First-Class) Business Administration, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers
  • Master in Teaching & Learning, Taylor’s University, Malaysia
  • 10 years of teaching experience
  • Produced IGCSE Top in Malaysia Awards in Accounting & Business Studies in 2012 & 2013
Holly William
Ms. Holly Williams

Pastoral & Academic Coaches

  • B.A. English, Film Studies and History, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • PGCE in English and History, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Cambridge International Award in Teaching and Learning (CIATL)
  • 12 years of teaching experience, having taught English and History at colleges in Malaysia and South Africa
  • Head of Subject and Head of Department in previous schools
  • Certificate in School Leadership and Management from Harvard University (ongoing)
felicia-simone

Dr. Felicia Simone Paulraj
Biology Lecturer

  • B.Sc. Biomedical Science, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Medical Biosciences, Monash University in Malaysia
  • PhD Medicine (focusing on cancer research), Monash University in Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 3 years of lecturing experience
Balachandran

Mr. Balachandran Palaniandy
Biology Lecturer

  • B.Sc in Microbiology, University Malaya, Malaysia
  • Master’s in Science Education from Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia
  • Taught Biology for 12 years at a reputable college and his writing on Problem Based Learning was published in 2016
  • Coaches students for university placement and has record in guiding them to top universities around the world
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Ms. Elaine Thong
Chemistry Lecturer

  • B.Sc. Applied Chemistry, University of Malaya
  • M.Sc. Chemistry, University of Malaya
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 12 years of teaching experience in college and university
Diana Thomas

Ms. Diana Tommas
Chemistry Lecturer

  • B.Sc. Applied Chemistry, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • 10 years of teaching experience
Matt Wells 2

Mr. Matthew Wells
Chemistry Lecturer

  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry, University of York, UK
  • PGCE (Secondary) in Science, University of York, UK
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management Science (Education), Anglia Ruskin University, UK
  • Over 20 years of teaching experience in the UK, Asia and the Middle East
Rupneet Kaur

Ms. Rupneet Kaur
Chemistry

  • B.Ed., Major in Science, Punjab University Chandigarh, India
  • B.Sc., Major in Biology and Chemistry, Punjab University Chandigarh, India
  • M.Sc. (Hons), Major in Biology, Punjab University Chandigarh, India
  • 13 Years of experience in teaching Biology and Chemistry at various international schools
  • Aside from Homeroom teacher, also held school positions such as School Coordinator, Head of Department, Summer Camp Coordinator, and Leadership Camp Coordinator
manmeet-kaur

Ms. Manmeet Kaur
Physics Lecturer

  • B.Eng. (Hons) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience in Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Add Maths
Say Hui Chin

Ms. Say Hui Chin

Physics Lecturer

  • B.Sc. with Education (Hons) in Physics and Mathematics, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate for Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 11 years of teaching experience as a lecturer at colleges and a physics teacher at school. Has experience in teaching A-Level and AUSMAT physics and mathematics
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Ms. Chan Siew Yen
English Literature Lecturer

  • B.Ed. (Hons) TESL, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • M.A. English Literature, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Diploma of Christian Ministry, Faith Bible College, New Zealand
  • Cambridge International Certificate for Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 12 years of teaching experience in New Zealand and Malaysia
Mabel Poon

Ms. Mabel Poon
English Literature Lecturer

  • B.A. (Hons) English Literature, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • M.A. English Literature, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 16 years of teaching experience in international schools and universities
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Mr. Chai Min Hiung
Maths & Further Maths Lecturer

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Malaysia Sarawak
  • CIPTT Dip, University of Cambridge
  • M.Eng., Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
  • 15 years of teaching experience in local university and college
Simon Hamilton

Mr. Simon Hamilton
Mathematics Lecturer

  • Master in Teaching and Learning, Mathematics, University of Chester, UK
  • PGCE (Mathematics)
  • 6 years of teaching experience in the UK
  • Prior to teaching, he was a cryptographic engineer for the UK Ministry of Defense
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Ms. Pauline Mok
Mathematics Lecturer

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Education, University Putra Malaysia
  • M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction (majoring in Mathematics), University Putra Malaysia
  • Over 7 years of teaching experience, including as Academic Supervisor, Exam Officer and Perfect Coordinator in both private and international school.
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Mr. Kanesan Kannaparan
Mathematics Lecturer

  • B.Eng. (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, University of Northumbria, UK
  • M.A. Mathematics Education, Institute of Education, University of London
  • PGDE, Secondary Mathematics, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
  • 7 years of teaching experience
uma-rani

Ms. Uma Rani 
Business Lecturer

  • B.A. (First-Class) Business Administration, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers
  • Master in Teaching & Learning, Taylor’s University, Malaysia
  • 10 years of teaching experience
  • Produced IGCSE Top in Malaysia Awards in Accounting & Business Studies in 2012 & 2013
Caris Liew

Ms. Caris Liew
Economics Lecturer

  • B.A. (First Class Honor) in Economics, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 10 years of lecturing experience at various universities
Natalie Loh

Ms. Natalie Loh
Economics Lecturer

  • B.Sc. in Business Administration, University of Nebraska, Lincoln USA
  • Master of Arts in Economics, University of Nebraska, Lincoln USA
  • With about 13 years of teaching experience, including lecturing and tutoring Economics and Communications at several Malaysian colleges
Ungku Ismith Syafiq

Mr. Ungku Ismith Syafiq
Computing Lecturer

  • BComp.Sc. Multimedia Computing, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Dip. in Computer Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Diploma Special Programme (Forensic Studies), San Jose, California, USA
  • M.Sc. Occupational Safety and Health Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Professional Development Qualification (PDQ) & Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Software Developer/ Engineer in the Software Industry
  • Lecturer and Head of Academic Department at a local college
Tamilselvan

Mr. TamilSelvan Ramis
Psychology Lecturer

  • B.A. (Honours – Class 1) in Psychology, University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL) with Distinction
  • Over 5 years of academia experience
Paul Lau 2

Mr. Paul Lau 
IPQ Lecturer

  • B.Sc. First Class in Biotechnology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate for Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 19 years of teaching experience of Malaysian and international curriculums, with the last 8 years in senior management.
Jessica Ching 2

Ms. Jessica Ching
Art & Design Lecturer

  • Dip. Arts (Fine Art), Dasein Academy of Arts, Malaysia
  • Dip. Montessori Education, Montessori World Education Institute (MWEI), U.S.A
  • M.Ed., Wawasan Open University (ongoing)
  • About 4 years of experience in developing and teaching art and design syllabus for primary to IGCSE level in 2 other international schools in KL.
kevin-soertsz

Mr. Kevin Soertsz
Design & Technology Lecturer

  • B.A. Graphic Design, Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia
  • B.A. Professional Design (Visual Communications), Curtin University, Australia
  • Cambridge International Dip. in Teachers’ Training
  • IB Diploma, International Baccalaureate Organisation, Saudi Arabia
  • 8 years of teaching experience
RICHARD SYKES

Mr. Richard Sykes
Design & Technology Lecturer

  • PGCE in Design & Technology (DT) and Science, University of Manchester, UK
  • Qualified Architect in the UK
  • Teaching experience of over 25 years within British Schools, also served as an educational consultant for DT and ICT, publishing materials relating to Design & Technology and ICT for the UK National Curriculum, ICT training materials for teachers and provided training within schools
Chew Yi Tien

Ms. Chew Yi Tien
Music Lecturer

  • B.Sc. in Music (Hons), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • M.Sc. in Music, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Licentiate and Associate Diplomas, Trinity College, London
  • 14 years of teaching experience and prior to joining HIS, served as Head of Music in another international school in Malaysia.
Holly William

Ms. Holly Williams
History Lecturer

  • B.A. English, Film Studies and History, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • PGCE in English and History, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Cambridge International Award in Teaching and Learning (CIATL)
  • 12 years of teaching experience, having taught English and History at colleges in Malaysia and South Africa
  • Head of Subject and Head of Department in previous schools
  • Certificate in School Leadership and Management from Harvard University (ongoing)
PAUL ALAN WILSON

Mr. Paul Wilson
Geography Lecturer

  • PGCSE, Keele University, UK
  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Lancaster University, UK.
  • With over 20 years of experience in international teaching including countries as diverse as Kenya, Spain and the UAE
  • Experienced in the provision of Model United Nations as a CCA, taking student delegates to many conferences around Malaysia and to The Hague, Netherlands