Expert Instructors.

Our top-notch instructors are also working professionals from the industries they teach in. Their diverse expertise and practical outlook equip our students with the skills companies are looking for.

Nur Iskander

Nur Iskander

Digital Entrepreneurship Program Director

Nur Iskandar is an expert instructor and start-up professional. He designs and leads the Skills Union Digital Entrepreneurship curricula.

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Peter Chow

Peter Chow

UX Program Director (APAC)

Peter is an award-winning creative with over 17 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies, startups, government agencies, and educational institutions.

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Sotirios Seridis

Sotirios Seridis

Marketing Program Director

Sotirios is the lead instructor and Skills Union Growth Marketing Program Director. He holds an MSc in Strategic Marketing and a CAM in Digital Campaign Planning.

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Elia Maniscalco

Elia Maniscalco

UX Program Director (EMEA)

Elia is our Skills Union lead instructor and UX/UI Program Director. He holds an MA in Design and Cultural Heritage and is an industrial design graduate.

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Ben Miller

Ben Miller

Chief Academic Officer

Ben is our experienced Skills Union Academic Director and has spent his career working across the education ecosystem. He leads the creation and validation of Skills Union master’s level courses.

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Caleb Zarth

Caleb Zarth

UX & UI Instructor (EMEA)

Caleb is a lead product designer and the Skills Union European UX/UI instructor. He has worked for ten years designing both digital and physical products across fintech, e-commerce, and fashion.

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Martin Van Aken

Martin Van Aken

Software Engineering Director

Martin is our Software Engineering Director with over two decades of industry experience. He is responsible for the Skills Union software engineering curriculum, working in collaboration with the wider team of instructors.

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Marju Hirsch

Marju Hirsch

Software Developer Instructor (EMEA)

Marju Hirsch is an experienced software developer and software engineering instructor at Skills Union. She is responsible for teaching students and aligning the Skills Union curriculum with industry best practices.

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Edison Zhuang

Edison Zhuang

Software Development Instructor (APAC)

Edison is our Skills Union software development instructor. He has worked extensively as a full-stack software engineer and technical lead and has 14 years of industry experience.

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Stanley Ong

Stanley Ong

Software Engineering Instructor (APAC)

Stanley is a software development Instructor with over five years of experience delivering production-grade solutions and products.

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Rebecca Frearson

Rebecca Frearson

UX Design Instructor (EMEA)

Rebecca has recently joined Skills Union as a UX design instructor. She works for News UK as a UX designer and has done since 2018.

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Joshua Wang

Joshua Wang

Lead UX/UI Instructor (APAC)

Joshua is our APAC UX lead instructor, whose most recent position was heading up the design team at Ernst & Young. He brings industry expertise and takes a practical, student-focused approach to teaching.

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Expert Mentors.

Our global community of mentors, coaches and guest speakers support our students with career advice, industry expertise, and mentoring where it matters.

Premika PoSaw

Premika PoSaw

UX Mentor & Guest Speaker

Premika spent a large part of her 20-year career in advertising and design, specifically Design Thinking, Neuroscience, and UX.

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Yvonne Chia

Yvonne Chia

Adjunct UX Instructor & Mentor

Yvonne brings with her 12 years of extensive experience, having served and managed the digital and business needs of a wide range of industries.

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Lim Chih Yang

Lim Chih Yang

UX/UI Mentor & Guest Speaker

An experienced Change Management Program Director, Chih-Yang’s career has covered M1, SingTel, OCBC Bank, BNP Paribas Wealth Management, and Standard Chartered Private Bank.

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Noor Ashikin Aziz

Noor Ashikin Aziz

Adjunct UX/UI Instructor & Mentor

Senior creative and agency management leadership in renowned global advertising agencies.

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Chuan Wei Zhang

Chuan Wei Zhang

Adjunct UX Instructor & Mentor

Wei Zhang is the Co-founder & CEO of Lendor, a sharing e-Commerce marketplace used by thousands of users monthly.

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Ritika Bhagya

Ritika Bhagya

Adjunct UX/UI Instructor & Mentor

Ritika is the Founder & CEO of Flolab - a Product & UX Design studio in Jakarta.

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Emily Chin

Emily Chin

Adjunct Product Management Instructor

Emily is currently the Chief Commercial Officer of CCRManager.

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Daniel Pang

Daniel Pang

Adjunct UX Instructor & Mentor

Daniel is a User Experience Designer, Researcher, and a co-founder of Reassemble Design. He helps businesses create meaningful solutions to difficult problems through understanding users better.

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Cong Cao

Cong Cao

Adjunct UX/UI Instructor & Mentor

Cong has extensive experience in UX design and product management roles, executing ethnographic research, redesigning websites and Apps.

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Mark Shu

Mark Shu

Adjunct Product Management Instructor

With over 15 years of experience working in the digital industry, Mark is a Project Director specializing in leading multi-disciplinary teams.

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