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.

Monica Goh

Senior Teacher, Very Young Learner Courses

  • 21 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

  • 17 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

  • 8 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.

Tim Chantler

Timothy Chantler

Senior Teacher, Adult courses

  • 12 years’ experience in Hong Kong, the UK, Vietnam, Mexico and Colombia
  • Certificate and Diploma in teaching English
  • Diploma in ELT Management Skills
  • Certificate in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Matthew Sexton

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.