The team at My Writing Coach

  • Dr Simon Miles

    BSc (Hons), PhD, RSA Cert. TEFLA,
    Cambridge Dip. ELTA

    Founding partner of My Writing Coach in 2006. Training in Asia for 25 years. Ran the corporate training division of Centre for Professional & Business English (CPBE) at HK Polytechnic University for 5 years. Experienced teacher trainer. Coached thousands of senior managers. Trained in 21 countries

  • Bryan Beaton

    MA (TESOL), BSc (Hons), RSA Cert. TEFLA

    Training in Asia for over 30 years. A Masters Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language. An examiner for University of Cambridge suite of
    exams, incl. IELTS. Experienced teacher trainer. A specialist in self-directed, life-long learning. A past Senior Culture & Communication Specialist with Microsoft in Bangalore, India

  • Alison Ridley

    BA (Hons) English,
    PGDip (Applied Linguistics), DTEFLA

    Training in Asia for over 25 years.
    Former head of the Centre for Professional and Business English (CPBE) at HK Polytechnic University. Leading contributor to the development of the My Writing Coach model in early 2000s. Experienced teacher trainer. An examiner for University of Cambridge suite of exams, incl. IELT

  • Nicola Harding

    BA (Hons), RSA Cert. TEFLA,
    Cambridge Dip. ELTA

    Training in Asia for 10 years. A specialist in writing for the finance sector. Focused on self-directed, life-long learning, culturally aware, having lived and worked on 4 continents.An experienced teacher trainer and curriculum designer. Post-graduate qualification in teaching.
    An examiner for University of Cambridge suite of exams, incl. IELTS
    Nicola is British.

  • Tay Her Lim

    BEng (Hons: 1st class)

    Founding partner of My Writing Coach in 2006. 12 years’ experience in the financial services industry (buy side and sell side). Sell side: recognised by the Financial Times as one of the top 10 stock pickers in Asia. Buy side: ranked within the top 20% of his peers for three years. Specialist in intercultural communication and plain English for the financial services industry. Tay is Malaysian and fluent in four languages.