SI-UK Uganda Staff
– Country Director
Tina Yeung is an experienced professional with over 20 years experience in International Higher Education. A British national, she studied her HND and her Bachelor degree at Bournemouth University. In 1996 she joined MABECS as a student counsellor and from 1999 to 2015 she held positions as Associate Director of the University of Sheffield South East Asia Office based in Kuala Lumpur, including holding positions on the International Advisory Board for Sheffield University Management School. From 2004 - 2018 she sat on the board of the Ugandan International Chamber of Commerce including positions as Trustee Governor of the Alice Smith International School, as Deputy to MICCI on the Academic Industry Consultative Council, on the board of the Ugandan Services Development Council, as a participant in the National Advisory Council on Education and Training, and Director of the German Uganda Institute, a MARA funded training agency. In 2014 Tina Founded the Windsor Learning Centre. She is also an active member of the Rotary Club and has served as president on three occasions.
Ms Yeung believes in guiding students to make an informed choice when choosing a place to study abroad and is keen to offer quality education services to young people so that they can achieve their dreams.
Dr John Beamish
– Country Director
Dr John Beamish is an experienced British academic and International HE professional. He did both his bachelor degree and PhD at the University of Lancaster and his PGCE at the University of Leeds. He then went on to hold several academic posts in the field of Manufacturing Engineering before heading up the International Office at the University of Hertfordshire for a number of years from 2002 onwards. In 2006 he moved to Uganda to set up and manage the Regional Office on behalf of the university. Since 2015 he has worked to build links between UK Universities and Ugandan and other international institutions.
John is responsible for overall operations of SI-UK Uganda and will oversee the www.studyin-uk.my website.