Tiu Keng Leng

Ms. Lily

Ms. Lily is from Manchester, United Kingdom. She graduated with a degree in Business Management and has a TEFL certificate. Ms. Lily is passionate about teaching English and she is looking forward to creating an enjoyable environment for her students. This will be her second year of teaching English to young learners in Hong Kong. Her hobbies include reading, shopping, and traveling. Ms. Lily is looking forward to a great year at Monkey Tree.

Mr. Richard

Mr. Richard is from Wales, United Kingdom. Before moving to Hong Kong to work at Monkey Tree, he taught English for two years at a primary school in South Korea. He has a degree in Human Biology as well as two TEFL certificates specializing in teaching young learners. He likes to create lessons where children can have fun and learn English at the same time. When Mr. Richard isn’t teaching, he likes to travel and explore new places, learning about different counties and cultures.

Mr. Derick

Derick van Wijk is from the Netherlands and holds a BA in Visual Communications. He is an enthusiastic teacher who has lived in many countries, experienced many cultures and enjoys a creative style of teaching.

Mr. Nico

Mr. Nico was born and raised in England. He obtained a bachelors degree in Sport and Exercise Sciences from the University of Lincoln, England. During this time Mr. Nico frequently volunteered in primary schools teaching students Physical Education. After graduating, he worked and travelled in Australia for two years before moving to Hong Kong. Mr. Nico is passionate about teaching English. In his spare time he enjoys an active life style of outdoor activities and exploring new cultures.

Mr. Liam

Mr. Liam is from the Republic of Ireland. He has a B.A. honors degree in Heritage Studies. This degree primarily focused on the study of western history and culture. Mr. Liam’s previous occupational experience is in the service sector and in office based environments. His hobbies include hiking, reading, photography, and travelling. Mr. Liam is happy to teach in Hong Kong, and looks forward to helping his students realize their full potential and capabilities.

Mr. Jacques

Mr. Jacques was born and raised in Pretoria, South Africa. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Rhodes University, with majors in Economics and Industrial Psychology. Mr. Jacques then completed his honours degree in Industrial Psychology. After studying, he pursued a corporate career moving between Cape Town and Johannesburg. During his time in Johannesburg he completed a TEFL course in hopes of teaching English abroad. In the second half of 2017, he was delighted to have joined the Monkey Tree team in Hong Kong, and to pursue a teaching career. He is committed to develop as a teacher and assist his students in the development of their skills in a fun environment. During his free time, you are most likely to find him on the beach or on a hiking trail.