EDUCATION - Certificate in Education (King Alfred's College/ University of Southampton) 1976 - Registered Teacher (General Teaching Council for England) 1977 - Bachelor of Science (Oxford Brookes University) [Education Studies & Publishing] 1994 - Advanced Diploma in Teaching English for Specific Purposes (English Language Centre, London) 2003 - Certified Hospitality Educator (American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute), 2006 - Master of Education (University of Southern Queensland) 2008
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS - Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (1994) - Chartered Member of the Chartered Management Institute (1992) - Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Commerce & Manufacturing (1995) - Fellow of the Hong Kong Quality Management Association (1999)
AWARDS - Winner - Inaugural Teaching & Learning Innovation Award, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, for teaching & learning innovation & excellence, 2009 - Best Refereed Paper Award - 6th Asia-Pacific (APacCHRIE) Conference and THE-ICE International Panel of Experts Forum 2008, Perth, Western Australia, May 2008. - Award for Service Excellence – School of Hotel & Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2007 - Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Commerce & Manufacturing, 1995 - Winner - Open Learning Award for Excellence – British Association for Open Learning UK, 1996 - Joint Winner - Open Learning Award for Excellence – British Association for Open Learning UK, 1997
OTHER EXPERIENCE External Moderator/Verifier for London Chamber of Commerce & Industry Examinations Board & Pitman Examinations Board – National Vocational Qualifications in Training & Development (Levels 3 & 4) 1989-98.