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Ms. Katharine is from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She graduated from Nelson Mandela University with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Biochemistry and Microbiology. After graduating, she obtained her TEFL and decided to come teach and live in Hong Kong. In her free-time she enjoys reading books, drinking coffee and going to the beach. Ms. Katharine is very excited to meet all her new students!
Ms. Paxton is from Durban, South Africa. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Brand Communication. After receiving her degree, she went traveling through the United States working as an au pair. She decided to complete her TEFL and head to Hong Kong. She is looking forward to experiencing a new culture.
Mr. Matthew is from the U.S. state of Connecticut. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Connecticut, with a major in History and a minor in English. He received a TESOL certification and decided to come to Hong Kong for its unique culture and history. He is looking forward to helping young learners develop their confidence and abilities.
Mr. Kevin is from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He obtained his Bachelor of Science Honor’s Degree in Environmental Geography from Nelson Mandela University and he has 5 years’ experience as a sustainability consultant to various industries throughout Africa. Despite having visited many African countries, this is his first time in Asia and he is excited to be a part of the Monkey Tree team here in Hong Kong. Mr. Kevin enjoys getting to know new people and cultures.
Ms. Jessica comes from KwaZulu Natal, South Africa and has obtained her degree and honors in Economics from Stellenbosch University. She worked in the wine industry and for a large corporate retailer before Monkey Tree. She enjoys meeting new people, exploring new places, and has traveled a lot of the world already! She especially loves to surf, trail run and try new foods. She can't wait to spend time living, teaching and learning in Hong Kong!
Miss Frances is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa. She obtained her Bachelors degree in Business Management from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 2014. After completing her studies she went on to work in the South African banking industry for two years and completed her TEFL course in January 2017. Miss Frances enjoys traveling and learning about the different cultures around the world. She is looking forward to her time in Hong Kong with the Monkey Tree team.