English Faster has a very dynamic and multi-talented management team, many of us with more than 20 years of experience in the language, culture and expatriate relocation industry.
Nageeb is the Founder and Director of English Faster. Prior to setting up English Faster, he managed the language training department (Asia-Pacific region) of one of the biggest global relocation companies in Singapore.
Nageeb's areas of expertise include Adult Learning, Modern Teaching and Learning, and Foreign Language Pedagogy. He has lived and worked in several countries and he is also a certified Global Mobility Specialist. He has published internationally, besides conducting a lot of teacher training in Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia.
Nageeb personally interviews, selects, trains and guides our English teachers. He is responsible for the development and assessment of our learning materials as well as quality control. He is also in charge of business development and marketing.
Nageeb has an Advanced Diploma in French Language (France), a Bachelor degree in Human and Social Sciences (specialisation: Philosophy) from the International University of Malaysia and a Masters degree in Philosophy (specialisation: Language and Culture) from the National University of Singapore.
He has native proficiency in French and English, and has beginner/intermediate proficiency in Spanish, Indonesian, Arabic, Chinese Mandarin, Hindi, and Japanese. He splits his time mainly between Singapore and Tokyo.
Noreen is the ESL Specialist at English Faster, having worked with us since 2005 in our Singapore office! She has a degree in English and is a native American English speaker. Her second language is Japanese, acquired through a 3 year work-study program in Tokyo.
Noreen’s language instruction reflects a rich background of cultural diversity that developed over 14 years of teaching learners of all ages, ethnicities and linguistic origins. She has taught English in both private and corporate sectors, including General English for international school students (primary 3 – 12), Social English for expatriates from Europe and Asia, and Business English for professionals. She is also trained in delivering Accent Reduction and Speech training for the corporate sector.
Noreen's teaching methods and presentation skills provide a learner-friendly environment with stimulating interaction and effective learning where students have fun while improving their confidence. With an affinity for relating to people of all cultures, Noreen loves the experience of connecting, sharing and advancing understanding through language.
Noreen currently resides on the east coast of the US with her family.
Chunxia is the Operations Manager at English Faster. She oversees all aspects of operations, such as: team performance, client relations, class scheduling, payment issues, program assignments, drafting of contracts and policies, among others.
Professionally trained in mainland China and Hong Kong, Chunxia is a certified Global Mobility Specialist. Prior to joining English Faster, she was overseeing language training programs for expatriate families in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan since 2001.
Chunxia graduated in Commercial Law. She splits her time between Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore. She speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and English.
Takashi is the Managing Director of English Faster Japan. He is based in Tokyo and he handles all our Japanese operations.
He brings in immense experience from the marketing field, having worked with one of the major advertising companies (Tokyu Agency) in Tokyo. His portfolio included big clients such as Pepsi and Calbee, among others. He has also worked for manufacturing and trading companies in Hong Kong and China.
Takashi speaks Japanese, English, Chinese and some Tagalog. He is based in Tokyo.
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