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Meet Our Team

Helen O'Grady

Founder

Helen holds a Diploma of Teaching from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and, in 2003, received Fellow status (F.T.C.L.) from Trinity College London in recognition of her contribution to children’s development through drama worldwide. She is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (F.A.I.M.).

Nancy Soon

Director

An accomplished and cross-cultural executive with a B.A. from the U.S. and a Diploma in Training & Development from the U.K., Nancy has 17 years of experience in management, teaching, directing, training, and supervision with the Helen O’Grady drama system.

Margaret Goh

General Manager

Margaret holds a Bachelors in Psychology from Canada and a Certificate in Education from NIE. She is also a qualified school teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience.

    Eugene Sng

    CEO

    Eugene majored in neuroscience from the University of Toronto and has an EMBA in innovation management from the Helsinki School of Economics. He had 10 years of senior management experience and consulted for businesses spanning the healthcare, food, and education industries.

     Lynette Teo

    Director of Curriculum 

    Lynette has been in the education industry for over 10 years, training and teaching, locally and regionally.  She was recently awarded a Masters in Education (Early Childhood) from NIE, and recognises the impact of moulding young lives, and hopes to extend her knowledge and expertise in the field.

    Lynette Chiu

    Director

    Lynette holds a B.A. in English and a Diploma in Education from NIE. Not only is she a qualified school teacher with over 20 years of experience, but also a television script writer for award-winning shows such as ‘Under One Roof’, ‘Phua Chu Kang’, and ‘Robbie and the Book of Tales’.

     Francine Wan

    Director of Training 

    Francine is a Drama graduate of Laselle College of the Arts, and is both ACTA and TESOL certified.  An experienced Speech & Drama specialist of the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy since 2006, she has trained more than 200 principals and teachers in the region. 

    Nicole Ng

    R&D

    Nicole holds a B.A. in English from Austin College, an M.A. in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture from the University of York, and a Diploma with Distinction in TESOL. She has taught with the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy regionally and is currently a curriculum designer and developer. 

    Farhana Dawood

    Early Childhood

    Farhana is an English Language Linguistics graduate from the National University of Singapore, holds a Diploma with Distinction in TESOL, and certification under Trinity Guildhall in Speech & Drama. She is experienced in teaching a variety of early childhood programmes, including Speech & Drama, music, movement, and puppetry. 

      Magdalene Lim

      Trainer

      Magdalene is a graduate of National University of Singapore and has been in the education industry for 4 years. She has a background in wildlife education and is experienced in conducting programmes for pre-schoolers to tertiary students and teacher training.

      Michelle Tan

      Trainer

      Michelle is a graduate of Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and has been in the education industry for 4 years. She has taught children of all ages as a wildlife educator, and has also conducted training programmes for adults.

        Helen O'Grady, Founder

        Perth, Australia – In 1979, Helen O’Grady founded her eponymous drama-in-education programme, the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy. Since then, our internationally acclaimed drama programme has focused on developing essential life skills such as communication, creativity, and confidence.