Jodie qualified as ACA at the age of 22.
After leaving audit practice in 2000, Jodie worked for Kaplan Financial for 16 years as an integral part of their Birmingham tutoring team – teaching ICAEW, ACCA and CIMA studies. She left Kaplan in search of some up-to-date practical experience to reinforce and complement her classroom delivery.
Jodie established her own company soon after and has built a portfolio of varied clients, dividing her time and energy between her continued passion for freelance lecturing for a number of providers in the UK and Dubai; and contract audit and advisory work for Deloitte.
She is enthusiastic and driven to help students to understand, apply and retain their technical knowledge gained from her subjects, not only to enable students to pass exams but to become better prepared in the work place.
She also remains involved with the ACCA as a writer of CBE material and has been involved in marking for the ACCAs’ equivalent Audit and Assurance paper.
BA (1st Class Hons), ACA
Sima contributed towards the delivery and planning of small and large group teaching sessions across the ACA, ACCA and AAT qualifications – delivery in the UK and Cyprus.
She motivates students to perform in their exams to the very best of their abilities by incorporating a range of learning techniques into lessons.
Pro-active with both students and employers by making proposals for improved performance in
examinations, focusing on exam technique and identifying weak areas.
Secured the 2014 Global Kaplan Leadership Awards for “Outstanding Faculty”.
Regionally shortlisted for the “2014 Young Person in Business” DNLCC award.
Nationally shortlisted as PQ magazine “2013 Lecturer of the year”
Michelle graduated from the London School of Economics with a BSc in Economics. She qualified as ACA within the audit practice of KPMG in the UK. She has over 15 years of work experience within external audit, transaction services, financial analysis, financial reporting, management accounting, budgeting and forecasting. Her experience is mainly in large multinational corporations, and more recently within private equity, in a variety of industries.
The breadth of her finance experience in corporate advisory as well as internal finance functions helps with applying the technical knowledge in the ACA training to real life examples in the work place. She is enthusiastic and driven to help students understand and apply the technical training to pass their exams and also to be prepared for real life application in the work place.
Michelle became an ACCA member in 2013 at the age of 22 sitting three ACCA exams per sitting.
Michelle worked in industry as a Head of Finance for a global organisation but in early 2019 she decided to establish her own company and divide her time between freelance lecturing for a number of providers in the Isle of Man and UK, and financial consultancy for global organisations.
Michelle has been a freelance lecturer since qualifying in 2013, teaching a mix of ACCA and ICAEW courses. She specialises in Financial Reporting, Management Accounting, Performance Management and Financial Management.
She is very personable and is able to directly relate to her students and give them the guidance, support and the technical skills they require to pass their exams, first time.
Michelle’s work ethic and technical knowledge is second to none and to date her student feedback and their amazing exam results, confirm what an excellent tutor she is!
Alan Ng is an FCA Singapore. He also holds two Master degrees in two different fields – M.Sc. in Finance from National University of Ireland and M.A. in Chinese Language and Literature from Beijing Normal University.
Alan has ten years of accounting and finance work experience spanning across different industries from trading, banking, to computers and diesel engines firms. After a few years into management, Alan discovered his passionate for teaching. Teaching reaches out to more people, helping them prepare for their future. At the same time, the trainer gets to upkeep the technical knowledge. Alan decided to be full time trainer in 1999.
Alan has been teaching Accounting and Finance subjects at the certificate, diploma, higher education and professional levels for more than eighteen years. With his dedicated teaching and commitment, Alan Ng received good comments from students.
Alan believes that Learning is an opportunity and Teaching is a rewarding career. Every learner can flourish if appropriately challenged and supported.