Meet the team that’s responsible for making Giants Learning Technologies what it is!
B. COMMERCE (ACCOUNTING & FINANCE) (UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND)
6 TIMES SEA GAMES GOLD MEDALIST & TEAM CAPTAIN (WATER POLO)
CHIEF INVESTMENT STRATEGIST
Terence Tan is the Chief Investment Strategist of Giants Learning Technologies Pte. Ltd., and the creator of the 1st and Only Income Investing Programme in Asia Pacific. He is also the Founder of First Traders Network, a company that he established in Malaysia. He graduated from the University of Queensland in 2003 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) and was awarded the Deans Honors Roll.
Terence had accumulated vast Investment Management experience since graduating from university. Right now, while he pursues his passion for empowering the everyday man on the street how to manage their own investment portfolios, he is managing a private investment portfolio of USD$ 2.5million (approx. SGD$3.5million) for a group of private investors who have placed their faith in the IMP philosophies as well.
During his tenure, he helped clients amass an average returns of 30% and higher. He has coached and trained DBS Bank in Singapore, and was appointed a lecturer in the Diploma in Wealth Management program with Entrepreneur Resource Centre in Singapore as well.
An elite sportsman, he is also a 6-times Sea Games Gold medalist in the victorious Singapore Waterpolo Team.
He has traded successfully for over 16 years, in relation to stocks, 13 years with stock options, futures, commodities and 10 years with forex. There are few other trainers who are as well versed as he is, in terms of financial instruments trading knowledge.
Terence is dedicated to helping people reach their financial goals through the resilience of Income Investing.
IAN ISAIAH DING
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS, MARKETING, ROYAL MELBOURNE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Ian is the Chief Sales Strategist of Giants Learning Technologies, as well as the Founder and Master Trainer of Terebinth Mastery Resources Pte Ltd.
At 17, in his first job as a salesperson, he sold 174 computers in the first roadshow that lasted 10 days which generated over $340,000 for the company.
After 10 roadshows, just before he turned 19, Ian’s total sales revenue from roadshow crossed over $1.2m.
Following that, Ian got his NLP certification and went on to conduct training previews as he was completing his Business Degree in Marketing. He sold motivational programs for children and teenagers struggling in their studies. His record was selling $80,000 worth of programs in 2 hours.
Over the past 10 years, Ian has conducted trainings, workshops, and seminars to over 15,000 CEOs, Managers, Executives Principals, Teachers, Parents, and Students alike in Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam.
Ian is also certified by:
• International Society of Neuro-Semantics as a Life Coach and NLP Master Practitioner
• International Enneagram Association as an Enneagram Teacher, Executive Coach and Administrator
• Adams State University as a Business Neuro-Linguistic Psychologist
Ian believes that success is a quintessential part of life, and it has got to do with working hard once you’ve found how to work smart.
Scarlett is the Digital Content & Marketing Manager of Giants Learning Technologies.
In 2011, she graduated from with a Diploma with Merit in Design for Interactivity at Republic Polytechnic, which is awarded to students who achieve a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.5 or better and are within the top 10% of their diplomas.
She was also awarded the Diploma Award, which is given to the Top Students of their Diploma Programmes.
In 2015, she graduated with a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing with the Singapore Institute of Management – Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Be it at work or home, Scarlett strives to exemplify what she believes in. Some quotes that she lives by include
“The way to being a winner is to follow the winner”.
“We have to make sure we keep changing to stay relevant”
“Can’t do, or won’t do?”
“How you do ANYTHING, is how you do EVERYTHING.”
Her life purpose is to be happy in everything that she does, and to give her parents the life that they are due.
Angie is the Marketing and Operations Manager of Giants Learning Technologies.
Previously running a business unit of a social enterprise while being an undergrad at Singapore University of Social Sciences, Angie is motivated by the sense of achievement from resolving challenges and enjoys multitasking to make full use of every minute of her day.
When Angie is not busy running all operations big and small with GLT, she enjoys reading with a good cup of coffee, not before downing a hearty bowl of ramen.
Her life purpose is to enjoy the little things in life and be a role model to her two young boys.
Jade Lee is the Chief Editor in Giants Learning Technologies Pte. Ltd
Her life purpose is to help; thus committing to youths like herself through articles regarding early financial planning.
Jade is a Ngee Ann Polytechnic Scholar where she attained a Diploma in Merit in Early Childhood Education and Teaching, having dedicated three years in understanding preschool children. Simultaneously, she became part of our pioneer team of operations and sales executives. It was here when she received financial education in her youth and realised its imperativeness.
“We can all invest early. However, even if we think we can’t do it, we have to.”
As an OCBC scholar today, she graduated with Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology from Nanyang Technological University.
Jade is also an aspiring financial consultant, a commercial model, and engages in Hip-Hop dance.
Joey is one of the Sales and Operations Executives in Giants Learning Technologies. Concurrently, she is also in charge of the events forecasting, scheduling and human resource for GLT’s overseas project, GT Sales Luminaries.
She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business and Management at Singapore Institute of Management – University of London.
Her mission in life is to improve herself gradually and steadily with each passing day.
Joey loves to travel and lives by the quote “Everyone is hungry, but few are willing to hunt” where she believes that it is possible to travel on any occasion in future as long as one is willing to work hard now.
Carrie plays an important part in a myriad of roles in Giants Learning Technologies. She contributes to the Operations and Sales Team, Finance and Logistics.
Carrie is currently studying in Nanyang Polytechnic’s Business Management; specializing in Entrepreneurship and Customer Relations.
She makes it her life purpose to fight for her own future with her own capabilities. She has made it her mission to learn and gain new experiences in order to find where her true potential lies.
At the top of her bucket list is visiting Paris and Amsterdam. But in the meantime, she took her first ever plane flight with the GLT team in December 2016 with her own savings and bonus from GLT, and she will work harder for more plane rides to come.
BA-ECONOMICS (Merit) (NUS)
BUSINESS STRATEGIST GIANTS LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PTE. LTD.
FINANCIAL ADVISOR in ADVISORS ALLIANCE representing GREAT EASTERN LIFE
AUTHOR, ‘DISCOVER YOUR LEADERSHIP STYLE’
CO-AUTHOR, ‘ADVENTURES IN MANIFESTING-HEALTH AND HAPPINESS’
PROMISING SME 500 2013 BUSINESS LUMINARY
Mark Chew is the Business Strategist for Giants Learning Technologies Pte. Ltd. As a former SAF Regular Officer, he led an elite company of more than 130 men before moving on to become a HR consultant and business developer in an MNC, which specialised in increasing the non-aeronautical revenues of international airports.
As a High Performance Coach, he focuses on providing both Strategic and Financial Business Services and Solutions for SME business owners, and their team. Most importantly, he is a husband to a capable wife, and a father of two beautiful little girls.
In 2000, he was awarded a SAF local scholarship, became a Guards Officer, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Merit) in Economics from the National University of Singapore in 2004. He is a certified NLP Practitioner and also the author of the book, ‘Discover Your Leadership Style’. His book, ‘Adventures in Manifesting – Health and Happiness’, which was a compilation of inspirational stories together with many international esteemed authors, was released worldwide in November 2011.
He has been featured in the ChannelNewsAsia (Talking Point), Straits Times, 938 Live Radio Station, and in several professional magazines, such as CPA Singapore and Leadership Excellence, a leading USA based leadership platform. He has also spoken to schools and various public platforms.
Mark was also awarded the PROMISING SME 500 2013 BUSINESS LUMINARY in recognition of his business values and contribution.
His mission in life is “To share his knowledge and love of life to others so as to empower them to live freely and reach their worthwhile goals.” He is also a avid Water Polo Player.
B.ENG – CHEMICAL & BIO-MOLECULAR ENGINEERING (NUS)
LEAD STRATEGIST (FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT) in GIANTS LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES
ASSOCIATE FINANCIAL CONSULTANT, AFC
FINANCIAL ADVISOR in ADVISORS ALLIANCE representing GREAT EASTERN LIFE
Matthew Chew is the Lead Strategist (Financial Management) at Giants Learning Technologies Pte. Ltd.
Matthew has been in the financial services industry since 2008. He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in the discipline of Chemical Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He specializes in financial management and planning for both businesses and individuals. His certified investment expertise lies in advisory of mutual funds from a large range of asset management firms. Matthew also possesses an expertise in financial advisory for retail investors that range beyond mutual funds to Forex investments, options trading and property investments, depending on the knowledge levels of the investors.
He has conducted numerous workshops for financial literacy and proficiency for the public since 2011. On top of his financial advisory portfolio, Matthew is also an avid Water Polo player.