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Rongfeng (Roy) Huang

CEO and President

Founder of China Canada Overseas Study Forum (a not-for-profit organization); Member of the Chinese Community Consultative Committee-Toronto Police Office; MBA of Schulich Business School at York University in Canada. Has an independent thinking, exploration and innovation about the combination of western international education system and Chinese culture to found a high-end international education model.



Tim Yawney

Principal of NOIC Academy

Tim Yawney has eighteen years of educational leadership experience as a Department Head, Vice Principal, Principal and Assistant Superintendent of Education. Committed to educational leadership, he completed the Executive Leadership Program at University of Toronto Rotman School of Management and holds a Master of Education in Educational Leadership. Tim is a creator and builder of unique student programming. He has founded numerous curricular and extracurricular programs including a Global Learning Certificate program. He is a believer in the ability and potential of all students, passionate about student leadership and engagement, and an open-minded lifelong learner committed to a culture of academic excellence.

Jeffrey Beard

Chairman of NOIC Academy Advisory Board, former Director General of IBO (2006 -2014)

Jeffrey Beard is an innovative and results-oriented CEO with 22 years of international experience across six countries in both the profit and not-for-profit sectors. Mr. Beard was the Director General of the International Baccalaureate (IB) for eight years (Jan. 2006- Jan. 2014), leading the not-for-profit educational organization as it grew into one of the fastest growing and most respected international education curricula across the world. The IB programs are taught in almost 5000 schools across the world, with almost 1.5 million students registered each year. Mr. Beard is a recognized leader in international education and with proven leadership and management ability.

Tony Little

Member of NOIC Academy Advisory Board, former Head Master of Eton College (2002-2015)

Tony Little has worked as a boarding housemaster and been head of three schools with a boarding dimension. He has been a head teacher for 26 years, successively at Chigwell School (from 1989), Oakham School(from 1996) and Eton College (from 2002-2015). Over the years he has been a governor of 9 secondary schools, both state and independent, as well as 6 primary/prep schools.




Ann Puntis

Management Advisor of NOIC Academy Advisory Board,former CEO of Cambridge International Examinations (2005-2013)

Ann Puntis was appointed Chief Executive of University of Cambridge International Examinations in November 2005.





Andy Krawczyk

Member of NOIC Academy Advisory Board, former Board Member of IB, former Member of Head Council of IB

Andy J Krawczyk has worked in public education in BC for 36 years and once the Principal of Sir Winston Churchill Secondary,. Vancouver BC. He has been a member of IB’s (International Baccalaureate) International Heads’ Council, as well as serving on the IBO Board, as a member of their Finance Committee, and has worked with the IB in numerous capacities including as a workshop provider, school consultant and verification team member, as well as Project Manager on various initiatives in Educational leadership.

Ezio Crescenzi

Member of NOIC Academy Advisory Board, former CEO of the York School

Former CEO of the York School, Catholic Principals’ Council Ontario (CPCO) Principal of the Year (2002). Ezio Crescenzi retired from the Dufferin-Peel Catholic School Board in 2006, shortly after he was awarded the Catholic Principal of the Year award by the Catholic Principals Council of Ontario. Ezio has been principal in Canadian public and private schools for over 30 years.