Management Team

Pauline Zhou

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, Ph.D.
  • 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.

Katy Liu

  • Bachelor, York University.
  • Senior International Financial Manager (SIFM).
  • Rich experience in financial management, accounting and internal control.
  • Former CFO of the Canadian Opera for 15 years and CFO of the Gardiner Ceramic Museum for 17 years.
  • Recipient of Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Charlie Penn

  • Invested in Canada Princeton College and served as an executive director. 
  • Upgraded of the college from being registered by the BC PCTIA to being recognized as a college accreditation, offering Pre-University English, Business Diploma, and University credit transfer courses. 
  • Presided over the signing of distance education cooperation agreements with Lincoln University, Central University, and City University in the United States, offering MBA/BBA distance education, and organizing course exams and graduation ceremonies for American universities at the college in British Columbia. 
  • Engaged in industrial real estate investment in 2007 and served as the Executive Director of Birmingham Holdings (Hong Kong Main Board Listed Companies stock code 02309) .
  • Executive Director of English Premier League Football Club in 2013, responsible for the management of the listed company’s business and sports real estate operations. 
  • Master’s level program in Political Economy from Peking University through on-the-job education.

Harry Lee

Vice President & China Chief Representative
  • Master Degree in International Management, Oxford Brookes University.
  • Director & CEO of Griggs International Academy China Co. Ltd.
  • Expert in managing international K-12 schools including 4 American high schools in China.
  • Renowned expert in international education and immigration industry with more than 20 years of service and management experiences.
  • Chief Representative of Oxford Brookes University (UK) in China for 16 years.
  • Working with hundreds of universities, colleges and schools all of the world for more than 15 years.

Jin Luo

Chief Engineer, Master Degree
  • MS in Computer Science California Institute of Technology.
  • Being inventors of 2 US invention patents (2000), 6 China invention patents and 5 China IC mask work author rights (2007-2010), many academic papers in top international science journals (1987-1992). 
  •  A co-inventor of FusionDSP (configurable multicore VLIW Parallel- processor architecture and EDA (published 2008). 
  • Startup in Shanghai and Beijing in EDA and IC engineering, and a DSP under US VC with international teams in Boston (MA), Rochester (NY) and Beijing, a co-founder and VP. 
  • 2022 Started consulting a top-3 Hollywood visual effect production global company, for its founder and CEO, John Hughes’ China Development. His contributions are in visual technology, virtual production (patented technology and knowhow), and cinematic literature, also covers China operation and international business development.     

John Patrick Hughes

Chief Technology Director,Ph.D.
  • Hughes joint RA&A, a cutting-edge visual effect company in Hollywood for 10 years. Won 3 Oscars Best Visual Effects Awards and 4 Oscars Technical Achievement Awards. The film win the Oscar Best Director and Best Cinematography Awards.
  • A member of Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, a member of the Science and Technology Committee of the Academy.
  • A member of the Digital Film Technology Subcommittee. 
  • Serves on the Board of Governors of the California Art Education Alliance, the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Human Resources Investment Committee, and chairs the Education Committee of the Digital Coast Roundtable.

Charlotte Ge

Education President, Ph.D.
  • 30+ years of teaching and administration experience in both the post-secondary and secondary schools in China, the UK and Canada.
  • Research Fellow at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. Conducted research in language teacher education and professional development: discourse analysis, diversity and inclusion.
  • Lecturer at Southeast University, China. 10 years teaching Business English, English for Science and Technology at graduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Member of the College English for Science & Technology Curriculum and Textbook Development Project, funded by the British Council.
  • Senior Guidance Counselor at Bond International College/Bond Academy, Toronto. 14 years providing academic advising and counseling for the students.
  • Vice-President of Bond International College, Toronto. Overseeing the development and implementation of school policies and coordinating school operations.
  • MA in English Language Education (for English as A Second or Foreign Language) from University of Kent, UK.
  • PhD in Language Studies from University of Kent, UK.

Richard Ng

Vice President, Master Degree
  • Senior Architect and Senior Engineer in Canada.
  • Engaged in vocational education management in Canada for over 20 years, with rich experience in educational management.
  • Renowned online education expert in Canada, having trained over tens of thousands of professionals in the architecture industry.
  • The founder of The Vancity Institute of Sciences and Arts, which is an educational service provider recognized by prestigious institutions such as AIA, IDCEC, AIBC, BC Housing, OAA, PGO, PEO, RBQ, CMEQ.

Kelly Xu

Marketing Director
  • Obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, qualified as a lawyer in China and acted as a practicing lawyer.
  • Graduated from Yorkville University RCC College majoring in Paralegal in 2009 and obtained Paralegal License in the same year.
  • Worked in international trade, business management and law in Mauritius and China after graduation from university.
  • Worked as an overseas study and immigration consultant, successfully handled many immigration and overseas study applications.
  • Founder of Lowell Academy, a private high school in Toronto, and took the position of director and Operation Manager.
  • Rich experience of overall operation and management of the school, and cultivated many excellent overseas students who were later admitted by famous universities in Canada and the UK.
  • Has excellent market development and administrative management skills. Fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.

Dan Bowyer

Education Director, Master Degree
  • Principal of Toronto eSchool, Visionary Academy, Toronto Art Academy and Toronto eLearning School.
  • 35 years with the Peel District School Board as a History and Visual Arts teacher, a School Administrator in Caledon, Brampton and Mississauga.
  • A ten year plus Executive Member with the Brampton Excelsior Lacrosse Club.
  • A Board Member for the University of Toronto, Scarborough College Alumni Association.
  • A Member At Large for the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Alumni Association.
  • Secretary for the Ontario Numismatic Association.

Chris Xu

President Assistant, Master Degree
  • Highly qualified individual with a master’s degree in Global Management from Royal Roads University in Victoria, Canada.
  • Possesses excellent organizational and communication skills, which make him an asset to any team.
  • Rich experience of managing and supervising operations and various functional departments.
  • Has experience working in supply chain management and logistics optimization at China.
  • Has a deep understanding of operations management and the ability to optimize processes for maximum efficiency.