Meet the Team
- Introductions to the Key Members of TTJ -
Founded in 2017 by a team of entrepreneur, IT guru and recruitment specialist, TTJ is marching toward fulfillment of its mission: creating a trusted K-12 educator's network to positively impact global education.
Hao is a serial entrepreneur and life adventurer. He started a language training school during his third year as an undergraduate business student at University of Nottingham Ningbo. In 2015, Hao raised more than a million to start Ganwei, a company whose core business became TopTutorJob. Based in the coastal city of Ningbo, Hao is in charge of TTJ’s overall strategy, team and business development.
A good friend of Hao's, Jack joined Ganwei in 2015, making important contributions to the company's product design and IT development. Jack earned a bachelor degree in industrial design from Zhejiang University Ningbo Institution of Technology.
Chengcheng joined TTJ in the earliest stages of the venture. Her rich experience in high end position recruitment working for Michael Page and University of Nottingham Ningbo helped TTJ develop a highly sophisticated international recruitment solution from the start. Now she is an assistant professor at the University of Reading, UK, while still assists TTJ with its recruitment team training and UK business development.
A good friend of Hao's, Younes made important contributions to Ganwei's early IT product development. An IT geek, Younes always has great insights and advice to share for TTJ’s IT development. Now Younes is a CTO and senior partner of a fast-growing micro-finance company, headquartered in Ningbo city, where he lives with his wife.
Mr. YU is a pioneer business leader with a Ph.D. (University of Harbin Institute of Technology) in the field of Business Intelligence and Big Data Management. In 2016, Hao met Mr. YU from whom he learnt a great deal about the field of IT-based business. Now Mr.YU is the founder and CEO of Zhiwei Data, Ltd, with operational headquarters in Ningbo, which he regularly visits.
After graduating from university with a major in HRM, Rita started her career in Human Resource area, especially in recruitment and training modules for more than six years before she joined TTJ in 2019. She shows a level of expertise not only as an HR professional but also as a problem-solver with excellent communication and people skill. Her kind and positive working attitude serves very well to her role and acts as an interface among all departments.
Fascinated by cross-cultural communication, Susie decided to start her career at TopTutorJob in 2019 after graduating from the European Joint Master’s Program. She is also a world traveler, who loves photography, blogging and event organisation. She has visited more than 30 countries and keeps exploring new ones each year. Click here to see Susie's full profile.
Rachel attended a program in Oxford to study business and culture. Immersed in a city with people from dynamic backgrounds, she found her real passion for cultural studies. Therefore she decided to have a career regarding this field. Now she’s in love bridging expats with wonderful schools. Positive comments from candidates give her a huge sense of fulfillment and realize the real meaning behind her work.
Emma used to study in the University of Wisconsin as an exchange student. She majored in Education and she is passionated in this field. Emma joined the international recruiter team in April of 2021. She’s looking forward to growing and using her recruitment skills that can help more schools find good international educators.
Dora graduated from Henley Business School of the University of Reading, UK. During her study in the UK, she went to University of Strasbourg for exchange and worked as an intern in the HR Department of Huawei UK Representative Office. She has a deep love for intercultural communication, joined TopTutorJob in late 2020, now she feels excitement and challenge everyday.
After graduated with a Bachelor's degree in English, Wallis had been working as a support teacher for many international teachers for 2 years. The experience allowed her to develop skills in teamwork and communication. She is passionate about devoting herself into Chinese education industry and helping international educators settle down in China with their dream jobs. In 2021, Wallis met TTJ team and joined with honor.
Diana graduated from University of Nottingham Ningbo, majored in Computer Science. After graduation she joined TTJ in end of 2021 for loving the culture and people in here. Diana is a team player with an out-going personality and also an efficient communicator.
After graduating from university with a major in English, Ted devoted himself into Chinese education market and joined TTJ with the dream of being a professional recruiter. He is always optimistic and willing to help others.
Chris always has a love for all things international, believing that to know the world is to better know ourselves. For that reason, she studied International foreign trade in the college. Chris has worked at TopTutorJob since 2021. She was attracted to work here because of the fast paced and international working environment. She really enjoys her work in TTJ because she can help talented people find the job they are looking for and feel thrilled with being helpful.
After graduation from university, Violet had found herself with the passion of cross culture communication. And TTJ happened to be the amazing company for providing such environment for her. She decided to join the TTJ team in 2022. And she really loves the job and she is passionate about helping clients for better job opportunities. As she often mentions: TTJ is a place spreading care to the employees and the clients.
Cathryn is a graduate of New York University. She started her career as a marketing specialist in a Wall Street boutique law firm, where she developed her skills in content planning and media operation. After returning to China, Cathryn truly saw a future for herself at TTJ and joined the operation team in 2021, with the passion of making TTJ as the leading provider of international educator recruitment service in China.
After graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in International Economy, Bowie had been working in many business fields and started with TTJ since 2022. She is working as a HR for recruiting more recruiters to support TTJ’s business development.
Lili graduated from Rey Juan Carlos University in Spain with a master degree in Communication. Her first job after graduation was overseas recruiter responsible for the recruitment of all overseas subsidiaries. It is exciting and challenging for Lili to join TTJ, a young and energetic family. She is full of confidence in the future.
Attracted by cross-cultural communication, Brie has the ability to observe different things and loves to exchange ideas with different people. It’s challenging but fulfilling to work here which made Brie realize that it’s important to keep the creativity and motivation up. Glad to be a member of TTJ, Brie believes that it would be a journey with no regrets. And the power of communication would bring a positive effect to everyone is what she believes in.
After graduated from the Education University of Hong Kong with a master’s degree in Teaching Chinese as an International langugae, Alena has been always working in an international environment. She has traveled to more than a dozen countries and experienced different cultural collisions. Therefore, she has great enthusiasm for international education. After joining TTJ, she enjoys the working atmosphere very much and is always energetic to meet the daily challenges.
Management Trainee Team
Attracted by the group of people with multicultural background and similar goals, Cyrus joined TopTutorJob (TTJ) in early 2022 with a master degree in Business from Monash University, majoring in marketing and now working as a management assistant in TTJ.
Passionated about building connections between educators with international school in China, he specializes not only in recruiting but also in developing a sustainable, and trusting relationships with his candidates and clients. Being straightforward and honest is his way of communication. No matter if you are looking for any advice for your career in China, or any opinion about the education industry in China, Cyrus is always the right person to talk to.
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