Maggie Tang is the Director of Pioneer & Beyond Ltd. She helped the company to expand in several key markets including Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou. From its foundation, Pioneer & Beyond expanded to Brighton in the UK and Mossel Bay in South Africa. Maggie has a Bachelor of Science in Business and Management with Honours Degree from the University of Sussex, UK. Besides that, she has completed a Master degree in Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of Brighton, UK.
Saga is a Psychology and Sociology graduate who left the UK to teach English abroad. She has taught a variety of student age groups in both public schools and private language centres. Because of that, she is a goldmine of information regarding all aspects of ESL teaching. Saga decided to return to the cold winters of Great Britain and join the HR team at Pioneer & Beyond. Her aim is to encourage and inspire others to take a leap of faith and experience the beauty of China.
Maria is a graduate in Marketing and Communication. She is a big animal lover and she loves travelling. Maria has been to Asia, America, Africa and, of course, around Europe. She has visited China together with her friends and she loved the culture, the food and the views. In addition to that, Maria is HR qualified and she joined Pioneer & Beyond to help with the recruitment process of the English teachers and with admin tasks.
Client Services Coordinator
Lilo is our Client Services Coordinator and P&B representative in China. First of all, she assists our candidates to find a placement that matches their preferences. Lilo also supports each teacher on their journey to China, from the potential job offer to their first day on the job. She is a Business (major in accountancy, specialisation customer coordination) graduate from the Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand. Finally, Lilo enjoys travelling, meeting new people, and has a keen interest in foreign languages. She speaks English, Korean, and Mandarin.
Antoniy Georgiev graduated from Canterbury Christ Church University in the UK with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. After his graduation, he secured a job as an English Teacher in China through the Pioneer & Beyond team. However, after a year of teaching and travelling in China he came back to the UK to join the Pioneer & Beyond team as a recruitment adviser to other candidates looking to follow in his steps and explore the wonders of China. Therefore, his passion for helping others and his experience as an English Teacher in China make him a valuable point of support for all of our candidates.
Lucas Leon Bezuidenhout and Jie Xing (Rose)
South African Office
Pioneer & Beyond extended their services and opened a new office in Mossel Bay, South Africa where Lucas Leon Bezuidenhout and his partner Jie Xing (Rose) head up the team. Lucas was a teacher from 1999 to 2015 and holds a bachelor degree from the University of Cape Town in professional English Teaching. Rose was an area manager in commercial business in China. Therefore, both of them represent as asset for Pioneer & Beyond South Africa with their professional experience in education and commercial business.
Riri is our recruitment manager and supervises our brilliant recruitment team consisting of Linda, Irene, Francis, Samwel, Lydia, Ruth, and Jane.
Besides that, Riri holds a master degree in Development Finance and she is a professional accountant. Riri decided to help Pioneer & Beyond to find teachers as she strongly believes that education and globalisation are the key to a better world.