Mr Lee Harvey is a highly qualified academic and an experienced international school senior manager. A qualified UK teacher, he possesses a strong interest in Philosophy for Children (P4C) holding a level qualification with the Society for the Advancement of Philosophical Enquiry and Reflection in Education (SAPERE). Mr Harvey’s teaching career has spanned a number of schools in different parts of the UK and South-East Asia. He has been a senior leader in schools in the UK, Malaysia and Thailand since 2008. In 2012, Mr Harvey returned to the UK to carry out research on recent changes in the UK curriculum. His previous position before moving to Invictus was the Head of Matrix International School in Malaysia.
Mr Harvey joins us with a wide range of experience and a clear vision of how educational success is achieved; authentic learning experiences in a happy and safe environment, where students take responsibility for their learning and are supported both academically and pastoral. Students should aim to become critical thinkers and challenge themselves beyond their expectations, becoming part of the local and global community in the process.
Mr Harvey and his wife are incredibly excited about coming to Hong Kong, where they plan to settle and put down some roots in the community. With his two children, Emily and Jack hopefully joining them after they have completed their present studies in the UK.
Mr Warne Lau
Master of Arts in History, The University of Hong Kong Master of Communication and Journalism, Massey University Postgraduate Diploma in Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Postgraduate Certificate in Education, The Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Founding Vice Principal & History Teacher, Secondary
Mr Warne Lau is an experienced educator having taught in Hong Kong for a total of 20 years. He is also an International Baccalaureate (IB) trained Teacher and enjoys music and films in his leisure time.
Mr Brian Li
Postgraduate Certificate in Secondary Education, Education University of HK Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University
Mr Brian Li has been teaching Chemistry and science for more than ten years, with experience in teaching CIE/Edexcel IGCSE and A-Level chemistry. He is also fascinated with teaching lower secondary school science. Mr Li is passionate about developing students’ practical skills and fostering their positive learning attitude. He enjoys guiding students in their science experiments, facilitating as they collaborate on science projects, and helping them appreciate the wonder of science in our everyday lives.
Ms Lisa Harvey
Ms Lisa Harvey is from the UK and has taught for eight years in Malaysia, Thailand and the UK in both primary and secondary schools. Her most recent position before coming to Invictus involved working with students with a range of additional educational needs. She enjoys travelling and learning about different cultures.
Ms Sandy Fung
Bachelor of Arts in Design (Visual Communication), Hong Kong Polytechnic University Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary Visual Arts), The Education University of Hong Kong
Ms Sandy Fung was born in South America and raised in Hong Kong. She has been teaching in both local and international schools in Hong Kong since 2008. Ms Fung enjoys inspiring kids through making art and believes that learning art goes beyond just creating beautiful pieces, it also creates more successful human beings. Besides her passion for art, she is an animal lover and also enjoys yoga, hiking, watching films and drama
Ms Marike Louw
Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education and Teaching, University of South Africa
Ms Marike Louw is from South Africa. She has been teaching since 2015 and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education specialising in English, Afrikaans, Botany, Zoology and Chemistry. Ms Louw teaches Biology and English at Invictus and is a qualified cross country croach. She has a passion for teaching and learning, and believes in a holistic approach to teaching. Ms Louw believes that good education has the power to change the world. Her hobbies include mountain biking, hiking, and singing.
Ms Belle Chung
Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Berkeley
Ms Belle Chung was born in Macau to Korean parents and grew up in Hong Kong until she left for University. She has experience in teaching in learning centres and other international schools in Hong Kong. Ms Chung strives to create a safe learning environment that is accepting of growing students. Outside the classroom, her hobbies include gardening and playing sports such as volleyball.
Ms Tina Wu
Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature, Minzu University of China Master of Arts in Chinese Linguistics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University IB certificate in Teaching & Learning(DP), Bethel University
Ms Tina Wu moved to Hong Kong nine years ago and has more than seven years of experience in teaching the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), General Certificate of Education (GCE) A-level and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). She is author and contributor of several IGCSE and IB Chinese reference books. Tina is also an IB Certified Educator and holder of Putonghua Proficiency Test Certificate (First Class Lower). Ms Wu feels that a successful educator is one who is responsible, patient, and empathetic, as these are qualities that have helped her students in gaining knowledge and enjoy learning. Outside the classroom, she enjoys creative writing as well as doing craft work with her children.
Ms Caitlin Kennedy
Bachelor of Music with Honours in Education, University of Aberdeen
Ms Caitlin Kennedy is from Scotland and has taught Music to students aged 11 to 18 in schools in the UK. Her experience encompasses not only Music but also Music Technology, Drama and Pastoral Care. She believes every student should have the opportunity to experience the creative arts and express themselves. As a holistic educator, she knows this can have many benefits not only to a young person’s health and wellbeing but also to their academic attainment across different subject areas. Having just moved to Hong Kong with her husband, she enjoys going to see live music, the beach and mountain hiking.
Mr Michael Brennock
Bachelor of Commerce, University College Cork. Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Secondary Mathematics) , University of Huddersfield Diploma in TESOL, Trinity College London
Mr Michael Brennock was born and raised in County Waterford in Ireland and has taught since 2011 in several other countries, including five years working with secondary learners in Hong Kong. He currently holds qualified teacher status in the UK. Mr Brennock firmly believes that teaching for conceptual understanding is the key to enjoying maths and developing mathematical skills and competence. He also has extensive qualifications and experience in Teaching English as a second language (TESOL) and thoroughly enjoys working with students who use English as a second language. He lives with his wife and cat on Hong Kong Island and enjoys travelling and practising martial arts in his free time.
Ms Anna Veremyova
Master of French Language and Literature with minor in English Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of Nottingham
Admissions Officer and French Teacher
Ms Anna Veremyova comes to Invictus with over ten years of professional teaching experience, working in early childhood education as well as middle and high school in her home country, mainland China and Hong Kong. She enjoys teaching in a linguistically and culturally diverse classroom since her family background comes from Europe, Asia and America. Ms Veremyova enjoys organizing fundraising events, managing cultural exchange programs, and she was awarded an outstanding community reward for the best community project in Nanshan (Shenzhen). She comes with expensive experience in school admissions and marketing in education. In her free time, she loves a wide range of outdoor sports, including swimming, snorkelling, running as well as yoga. Also, she can play the piano, and she enjoys singing and dancing as well.
Mr Tan Tee How
Master of Public Administration (Harvard)
Mr Tan Tee How has been an Executive Director of Chip Eng Seng Corporation Ltd since Feb 2018. Prior to this, he had served 34 years in the Singapore Administrative Service, holding various key appointments, including Principal Private Secretary to then-PM Goh Chok Tong (1997 to 2000) and founding CEO of National Healthcare Group (2000 to 2004). He was Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of National Development (2004 to 2011) and of the Ministry of Home Affairs (2011 to 2014). He was also Commissioner of Inland Revenue and concurrently CEO of IRAS (2014 to 2018). Mr Tan is currently Chairman of the Casino Regulatory Authority, Deputy Chairman of National Healthcare Group, Board member of Hong Leong Finance Ltd and a member of the Panel of Experts, Singapore Cooperation Enterprise. Mr Tan serves on a number of civic and voluntary organisations. He is President of the Singapore Scout Association, Non-Resident Fellow of NUS Kent Ridge Hall, and Board member of Caritas Community Council.
Mr Law Cheong Yan
Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) (Nanyang Technological University)
Mr Law Cheong Yan has been the Group Chief Financial Officer for Chip Eng Seng since August 2013. He leads the Group’s financial, management accounting, taxation, and treasury functions, as well as leading investor relations. Prior to joining CES Mr Law spent more than nine years in China and the USA managing overseas subsidiaries for several Singapore companies. Mr Law was also the Group’s Financial Controller for the period from June 1999 to February 2004 and an auditor with an international accounting firm from September 1995 to June 1999. He is a member of ISCA and CPA Australia. He serves as an independent director of Dynamic Colours Limited.
Dr Koh Thiam Seng
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (Monash University)
Dr Koh Thiam Seng joined Chip Eng Seng Corporation Ltd as Senior Vice President in October 2018. Prior to this, Dr Koh was Associate Dean at the Office of Education Research and Associate Professor of Natural Sciences and Science Education at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University where he had served as a faculty member for more than 28 years. He had held senior appointments at the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) and NIE. He was a Deputy Director (2000 – 2003) at the Higher Education Division, MOE involved in policy formulation for university, polytechnic and ITE education. He was concurrently Deputy Director (2007 – 2008) at NIE overseeing educational research. He was Principal (2009 – 2015) of St. Joseph’s Institution and Chief Executive Officer (2015 – 2017) at St. Joseph’s Institution International School.
Ms Louise Grant
Louise Grant is the Founding Director of Repton Schoolhouse, Singapore and a Managing Director ofWhitelodge Singapore and Malaysia. She was Founding Principal of SJI International Elementary School Singapore, having previously been the Curriculum Coordinator at United World College of South East Asia. Prior to UWCSEA, Louise was Head of Key Stage 2 at Alice Smith British School Malaysia. After gaining a Master of Education (with Merit) from the University of Sydney, Louise’s first experience of international education was as Founding Head of Primary at the Australian International School, Singapore. During her time in Australia, Louise was the Founding Head of Primary at The Mc Donald College, a specialist performing Arts school and Principal at St Mary’s Primary School in NSW. Louise served on the Association of Catholic Schools Principals representing the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn.