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Meet Our Team

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Hamed

President of Foreign Affairs

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Sylvia 

HR Supervisor

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Connie

HR Specialist

Connie is from Chongqing and has been working at OWEN Education for 2 years. She is responsible for recruitment, visa application, training arrangements and more! She is your go to person with any HR questions. 

Sylvia is a Chongqing native and has been working at OWEN Education for 5 years. She is responsible for recruitment, settlement, training, and foreign teachers management. She enjoys traveling and calligraphy.

Hamed is from Egypt and has been working at OWEN Education since 2007. His primary role is to create the best working environment for the foreign team and improve the day to day operation. He oversees social media, recruitment, training and the mentor program. As well as corporate training, including branch management training, foreign teachers training. He also participates in making company polices, employee benefits, contracts and the handbook. He enjoys visiting the different branch schools in Chongqing, meeting and helping branch management and foreign teachers. He also enjoys physical exercise and cooking his own healthy food. If you don’t meet Hamed at work, you can always join him at the gym or visit him while he prepares a delicious meal! 

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Simon

Vice-Principal of Owen Kids’ College and Director of Studies in Owen

Simon is from Vancouver, Canada and has been working at OWEN Education for 15 years. As Director of Studies, his primary role is to assist our team of amazing teachers in Owen. He helps oversee Owen’s induction program for our new teachers and host regular workshops and trainings. He enjoys teaching and exploring. 

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David

Regional Supervisor

David is from the U.K. and has worked with Owen for 4 years. David’s job role includes visiting branches in his district, ensuring teaching quality and facilitating ongoing professional development for Owen teachers.

When not at work, David is spending time with his family, enjoying all that Chongqing has to offer.

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Michael

Director of Foreign Teachers

Michael is from Scotland in the UK and has been working at Owen Education for about 10 years. He has 16 years of ESL teaching experience. He manages the foreign team at his branch. Along with teaching, he is responsible for the in campus training and mentoring of new teachers. He holds very highly the building of relationships with his students and their parents. He enjoys the Chongqing lifestyle but not so the summer weather.

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Geoffrey

Director of Foreign Teachers

Geoffrey is from the United States and has been working at Owen Education since 2013. He manages the foreign team at his branch. His responsibilities include teaching classes, overseeing foreign teachers, and working with foreign and local staff members to create a better working/learning environment. Outside of work, he enjoys playing board games with his friends.

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Sam 

Senior Teacher& Mentor

Sam is from India and has been working at OWEN Education for 5 years. He is responsible for planning lessons, teaching classes and mentoring new foreign teachers. On his days off you can find him spending time with family and playing his guitar. 

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Lonnie​

Regional Supervisor

Lonni is from Canada and has been working at OWEN Education for over 10 years. He is responsible for teaching classes, training and mentoring new teachers. He enjoys eating hot pot. 

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 Justin 

Social Media Content Creator, Blogger & Teacher

Justin is from the United States and has been working at OWEN Education for 1 year. He is responsible for OWEN's YouTube Page. He's also a regular Blogger for the site while still tending to his teaching responsibilities. And, when he's not teaching, he is writing as he's a published author.

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 Chantelle 

Senior Teacher& Mentor

Chantelle is from the UK, and has been working  at OWEN Education for over a year. She is responsible for teaching, training and mentoring new teachers and working with local staff. She enjoys hiking and exploring.

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James

Recruitment Specialist& Mentor

Comes from Scotland and has been with Owen Education for just over a year but got very popular to the point where he's all over company's posters, website, magazine and even OWEN disposable water cups. He is responsible for teaching a wide variety of classes, promoting the company helps recruit new teachers to join the diverse team at Owen as well as training and mentoring new teachers. He enjoys teaching, hiking and story telling.

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Isabelle

Recruitment Specialist& Mentor

Isabelle is from Canada and has been working at OWEN Education for over a year.  She helps interview potential teachers, helps with their recruitment and placement with OWEN. She is kind, creative, and always lifts people up. Isabelle’s passions are board games, improv (drama), hiking, and cooking. She uses her passions, such as her amazing dramatic skills, to ensure that her classes are fun, energetic and stimulate her students’ interests. Isabelle enjoys Chongqing’s perks; beautiful mountains to hike and famous hotpot.

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Diego

Recruitment Specialist, Blogger&Mentor

Diego is from Napa Valley, California and he has worked at Owen for a bit over one year. He is an education expert with over 4 years of experience in primary and secondary education, curriculum development, education training, and management. An innovative problem solver who specializes in cross-cultural communications, technological skills, adaptability, and exceptional brainstorming skills. In his spare time he enjoys art and music.