Christopher is originally from Buffalo, but has come to China by way of New York and Los Angeles. He's lived in Tianjin for
over seven years, and has been involved in education and teacher recruitment for five years. Christopher has traveled
to over 20 countries on five continents, and his travel highlight was camping on the Great Wall in 2009.
Co-founder/Business Development Manager
Jenny is from Tianjin, China, and has been in HR/Teacher Recruitment for over six years. She has enjoyed traveling through
the United States, Thailand, India, Korea, Japan, and throughout China. She helped build ESL Suite from the ground
up in 2012, and now continues to grow the business through partnerships with over 100 schools across China, Taiwan,
Thailand, Russia, and Korea.
Andy is a college student from Shenzhen and now studying in Tianjin. He is a self-taught developer and now he works as a
webmaster in ESL Suite, mainly responsible for designing, building and maintaining the website.
Matt is a born and bred Capetonian from South Africa and has been living and working in China since 2010. He's worked in
many different departments of the ESL industry, and won the SINA GOLDEN TEACHER OF THE YEAR award in 2014. Matt
became a recruiter so he could share his love of teaching in China with the rest of the world. Matt's favorite
China moment was a shopping trip to Hong Kong in 2013.
Steve is based in London, and has six-years' recruitment experience in sports performance, finance, and education. Steve's
travel highlights include golfing St. Andrews in Scotland, completing the Osaka Marathon, and backpacking through
New Zealand and China.
Penny de Vine is a thirty-something Australian freelance writer with a love for travel and trying anything new! She has spent
time as a teacher and writer in China and South America, and has been contributing to the ESL Suite blog since
Mikkel is a Chongqing based teacher, writer, and photographer. He has lived in China since 2010, both as a teacher and as
a school manager. He has been writing for the ESL Suite blog since 2014.
HR Business Partner
Tong is the owner of ATL Elite Education, an Australian recruitment company operating in Sydney since 2003. Tong has extensive
knowledge and experience in the field of international teacher recruitment. Prior to relocating to Australia, he
was the Headmaster and Operations Director for a multinational education provider in China. A trusted partner,
ATL Elite Education is an authorized recruitment agent and HR Business Partner with ESL Suite since 2016.