Board of Directors

Pauline Zhou

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
  • Renowned expert in career education with more than 20 years of experience on international education management.
  • Exceptional knowledge and experience in managing public companies, especially in developing strategies, business administration, and acquisition.
  • Contribution to the training of more than 100,000 IFM and ICAD.
  • Having donated more than 1 million CAD over the last 20 years.
  • Received Peace Prize of the Chinese Association of the UN and the Education Excellence Award of the UN International Collaboration Agency.
  • Recipient of Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Award.

Honorable Peter M. Milliken

  • Well-known Canadian lawyer and politician.
  • Longest serving speaker of the House of Commons in Canadian history.
  • Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford in England.
  • Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

Simon Tang

  • Famous M&A and fund management expert.
  • Bachelor of Arts from the University of Utah.
  • Master’s in Global Geopolitics from Brigham Young University.
  • Ph.D. in Economics and History from the University of California, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota School of Law.

William Chai

  • Over 35 years’ experience in business investment, venture capital investment, fund management, and fundraising.
  • Served as one of the founding partners of Global Call to Action Against Poverty, a nonprofit organization and global network.
  • Master of Science in Systems Engineering from Arizona State University.
  • EMBA degree in Business Administration from National Chengchi University in Taiwan.
  • an honorary doctorate degree in Management from the International Academy of Public Welfare Corporation.

Michael Viotto

  • Over 30 years experiences in finance industry.
  • Served as a member of the board for multiple public companies (NASDAQ, NYSE AMERICAN, HK STOCK EXCHANGE, OTCMKTS ) for nearly 15 years.
  • Extensive experience in the finance industry, including business development, risk assessment and management.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic University in Pomona, California in 1985.

Board Diversity Matrix

The table below provides certain information regarding the diversity of our board of directors as of November 22, 2022 and remains unchanged as of May 18, 2023: