Ms. Emma grew up in Zimbabwe, Uganda and Kenya. She has a degree in Politics and Philosophy from the University of Cape Town, and two ESL qualifications. She has spent the last four years teaching English in mainland China, and is excited to spend time in Hong Kong, teaching children and hiking.
Mr. Elliot is from Barrow-in-Furness in the UK. He studied Film and Media in Manchester before working in marketing at a technology company. He decided to move to Asia because he had never been to this side of the world before. In his spare time, he likes to eat lots of delicious food and go to the gym. He’s very happy to be part of the Monkey Tree team!
Ms Katie went to Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland where she had the time of her life studying German and Spanish Applied Languages and Translation. She was delighted to be given the opportunity to move to Hong Kong to teach her native language with Monkey Tree. She hopes that she can share her enthusiasm and passion for languages with the children at Monkey tree.
Ms Tricia was born in Germany and raised in England. She obtained her degree in English Literature from the University of Portsmouth. Before coming to Monkey Tree, Ms. Tricia worked in the banking industry, but after completing her TEFL course, she couldn’t wait to move to Hong Kong and start teaching. Her hobbies include reading, running and travelling.
Mr Matthew comes from Cape Town, South Africa. He studied Film and Video Production and has worked as a Video Editor, Content Producer and Director for Lifestyle Television. Last year, Mr Matthew completed a degree in Photography and his TEFL training. He is excited to be living in Hong Kong and looks forward to helping all his students reach their full potential.