Meet our teachers

Friendly and supportive

Our team of over 110 teachers in Hong Kong are trained to help students achieve their goals. We support students in their learning and motivate them to do their best.

Internationally qualified 

All British Council teachers have native speaker proficiency. In addition to a first degree, they all hold professional teaching qualifications including CELTA, DELTA, PGCE, MA TEFL, TYLEC. They have extensive experience teaching both adults and children. Our teachers receive ongoing training throughout the year to keep them up-to-date with the latest teaching methodologies.  

Experienced and up-to-date

The British Council has been helping students around the world for 80 years and our teachers know the latest methods, techniques and technologies for teaching real life English.

Meet some of our teachers

Andrea Hales

Head of Adults and Corporate Training

  • 17 years’ experience in Hong Kong, Taiwan, the UK, Japan and Europe
  • Certificate, Diploma and MSc in English Language Teaching
  • Diploma in ELT Management Skills.

Paul Culligan

Head of Young Learners

  • 14 years’ experience in Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Education, EAP, TESOL and teaching English.

Chloe Goudvis

Primary Product Implementation Manager

  • 12 years’ experience in Hong Kong, South Africa, South Korea, Canada, Jordan and Tunisia
  • MA in Education
  • Certificate and Diploma in teaching English
  • Early Years Foundation Stage (Level 3) qualifications.

Chloe Goudvis

Monica Goh

Senior Teacher, Very Young Learner Courses

  • 22 years’ experience in Hong Kong and Singapore
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Education
  • Certificate in teaching English to Young Learners
  • Early Years Foundation Stage (Level 3) qualifications.

Ingrid Daniels

Senior Teacher, Young Learner Courses

  • 18 years’ experience in Hong Kong, Slovakia, Turkey, Italy and Poland
  • MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL
  • Certificate and Diploma in teaching English
  • Teacher trainer.

Donna Douglas

Senior Teacher, Senior Secondary Courses

  • 9 years’ experience in Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Morocco, Spain, the UK and Japan
  • MA in Creative and Cultural Studies
  • Certificate and Diploma in teaching English
  • Postgraduate Diploma in TESOL.

Matthew Sexton

Senior Teacher, Corporate Contracts

  • 16 years’ experience in Hong Kong, Poland, Japan and Italy
  • Certificate and Diploma in teaching English.
  • Certificate in ELT Management Skills.

Matthew Sexton