Academics & Research

Simon Koo 古嘉文
Simon Koo 古嘉文Ph.D. Purdue University

Executive Director

Based in Beijing

 

Dr. Simon Koo joined TBC in 2017, bringing over a decade of teaching, research, and administration experience in higher education. He is currently the Executive Director of TBC.

Interests
  • International Education
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • STEM Education
  • Data Science
Veronika Kotova 郭雅
Veronika Kotova 郭雅LL.M., Beijing Foreign Studies University

Project Assistant

Based in Beijing

 

Veronika Kotova graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University with a LLM in China Studies. She joined TBC in February 2019. Veronika has over three years China-based experience both as a student and an employee of a Chinese company. In her free time she likes reading, hiking and visiting art galleries.

Interests
  • Hiking
  • Reading
  • Contemporary Art
Shuting Liu 刘舒婷
Shuting Liu 刘舒婷MA, Beijing International Studies University

Project Assistant

Based in Beijing

 

Shuting is an easy-going and patient person with curiosity to new things. Traveling around the world has been a dream of hers since childhood. She has more than 8 years of tourism-related experience, included arranging and coordinating tourist activities, arranging transportation services, accommodation, sightseeing, shopping and entertainment.

Interests
  • Hiking
  • Reading
  • Cooking
John Lamb 林一豪
John Lamb 林一豪BA, Beijing Language and Culture University

Management Trainee

Based in Beijing

John is currently working as the management trainee in the Beijing Center. He is a recent International Politics grad, who gained two years of work experience while earning his degree from Beijing Language and Culture University. John describes himself with the phrase ‘new wave but also old school’, and values the fact that he is a supportive, bonding, nurturing primary caregiver.

Interests
  • Movies
  • Reading
  • Drawing
  • Playing board games