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
Emily Xiong 熊嘉澜
Emily Xiong 熊嘉澜BA, University of International Business and Economics

Academic Coordinator

Based in Beijing

 

Emily joined TBC in July 2018 after graduating from the University of International Business and Economics. She was first part of the TBC family as a Chinese language tutor in 2016, and later a Chinese roommate and intern at the Anton Library in 2017.

Interests
  • Travel
  • Film
  • Reading
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Masters, 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