The members of the Management Team include:

  • Mr. John Lee Chin Weng, Chief Executive Officer
  • Ms. Pauline Ang, Academic Director/Registrar
  • Ms. Ivory Tan, General Manager / Deputy Registrar
  • Ms. Jelen Almero Mendoza, Group Accountant


Mr John Lee joined the company as Chief Executive Officer on 14 February 2018. Prior to TMC Academy, he founded TEG International College in 1991 and transformed it from a simple Language School into a regional education organisation. Mr John Lee has vast experience in the education industry since 1978, especially in the area of transnational education. Through his extensive networks, he has set up collaborations with several established institutions in Myanmar, Vietnam and China.


Ms. Pauline Ang graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) from the National University of Singapore and she also holds a LCCI Higher Diploma in Accounting.

She started her career with TMC Academy in 1990 as a Lecturer teaching Mathematics, Statistics, IT and Accounting modules. She was promoted to Dean of School of Information Technology and TMC College and managed a team of lecturers and a range of courses such as O level preparatory course, Diploma, Higher Diploma as well as Degrees from partner universities. She co-led a team of system administrators in the maintenance of the IT services within the company and she was instrumental in the roll-out of the elearning project on the Blackboard platform. She also played a key role in the quality audits conducted by the authorities as well as universities.

When the EduTrust certification was introduced by the Committee for Private Education (CPE), she was re-designated to lead the Quality Assurance department. She was appointed as the Management Representative (MR) of TMC Academy for all CPE matters in 2010 and continues to be the MR to date. She led the team in successful renewals and interim assessments of the 4-year EduTrust certifications in 2012, 2014 and 2016.

Ms Ang was appointed the Deputy Registrar and subsequently promoted to the Registrar. She oversees the operations in the Registrar’s Office which include student admission, student services, resources, examinations, graduations, quality assurance and academic services.

Ms Ang was promoted to Deputy Academic Director and then Academic Director and oversees the management of Schools and courses in TMC Academy. She still holds the Registrar position.



Ms Ivory Tan Pei Ling joined TMC in 2005 as an Executive in the Student Services department. She gradually promoted and oversaw the Student Services department up to 2011. In 2011, she was re-designated as Assistant Registrar to lead the Academic Services and Quality Assurance department. She handles all quality assurance matters, audit visits from statutory bodies and university partners, as well as oversee the Examinations department. In her role as General Manager, she oversees the operations of the Corporate Service Division. Ms Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts & Social Science (Economics) from the National University of Singapore.


Ms Jelen, an experienced accountant in education industry, joined TMC in March 2018 as a Group Accountant. She had been a Group accountant of a 4-year Edutrust Certified PEI for 7 years before joining TMC.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Central Philippine University in the  Philippines.