Meet the Team

Academic Board



Examination Board

James Boey was initially trained in electronics engineering and worked for various MNCs
including Hitachi, Advanced Micro Devices and Silicon System. He obtained his Bachelor degree
from RMIT University (Australia) and MBA degree from University of Leicester (UK). His work
experiences covered areas in production, purchasing, sales, marketing, finance, HR and
administration. As CEO of a group of companies in Penang, he won the Enterprise 50 and
Emerging SMI Awards in 2003 in Malaysia. He was also the Marketing Director of a KLSE-listed
company before returning to Singapore in 2005. Before joining the private education industry in
2009, James worked as a consultant for some Singaporean companies based in Guangzhou and
Suzhou. His services were in the area of business re-engineering, market development and
operational improvements. He currently lectures in the areas of strategic management,
marketing, organizational behavior, operations management and entrepreneurship while also
supervising undergraduate and post-graduate students in their final year projects and

Serene is the Co-Founder and Director of Ascendo Consulting Pte Ltd which was set up in 2008, offering only 1 WSQ course, ie Basic Food Hygiene Course. Today, Ascendo is an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) by SkillsFuture Singapore with over 50 modules in 6 Skills Frameworks, offered at 3 training locations across Singapore.

Serene is a Specialist Adult Educator (SAE) and Practising Management Consultant (PMC), certified by Singapore PMC Certification Pte Ltd.

As the Director of 1SG, she will be responsible for business development and quality management of the group of companies. Together with the Senior Management Team, Serene looks forward to be part of 1SG’s explosive growth in the coming years.

With over 30 years of work experience, Eric has worked for both local and multi-national companies in specialised areas such as;

Corporate Globalisation Strategies, e-Commerce and e-Business implementation, Customer Service Management, New Product Development, New Product Launch & Commercialisation, IT and Manufacturing Integration, Telecommunication Infrastructure implementation & Middle-ware architecture development.

Beyond his corporate experience, Eric is a veteran in the field of higher education, with over 15 years of experience at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has taught in renowned universities at the local and global levels, and holds senior management positions at reputed private education institutions in Asia. Eric is a qualified Learning and Teaching instructor, well-versed in the areas of adult learning (critical friend protocol), curriculum development and digital andragogy & metagogy.

Eric holds a Doctorate degree from Universidad Católica de Murcia, Master in Education from James Cook University and Master in Information Technology Management from University of Wollongong respectively. He also has a Computer Engineering degree from Iowa State University and Postgraduate Certificate in Business Research Methods from Edinburgh Business School – Heriot Watt University. Eric is also a certified Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (ACTA) trainer and a holder of Yellow Belt Lean Six Sigma.

With a foundation in food technology and science, I earned a Master of Science degree in Food Technology. My professional journey includes substantial experience in food manufacturing and services, encompassing leadership roles in technical and operational aspects within diverse sectors such as airline catering, hospital catering, and restaurant franchising. Additionally, I hold qualifications as an Adult Educator for food safety courses at levels 1, 2, and 3, as well as in F&B management. My expertise extends to courseware development and instructional design for various educational settings, including diploma modules, corporate in-house training, and adult education courses. As a seasoned Senior Academic Manager, I’ve overseen the development of course materials for adult training programs, facilitating the reskilling and upskilling of working professionals.


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