Our Leadership Team

Jessica Ye Trainor

Founder & School Supervisor

Entrepreneur and educator based in Hong Kong, China, Jessica founded Mulberry House Education Group in 2015 with a vision to building leading bilingual international schools. Currently, the Group directly operates two bilingual Kindergartens and two Mandarin Immersion Playgroups in Hong Kong as well as two Nurseries in Shenzhen.   

China born and US educated, Jessica is deeply committed to curriculum research, school design, and education technology development, focusing on the area of inquiry-based learning, bilingual development, and project based learning. Before education, Jessica worked in banking and research for 14 yrs. 

  • NAMC Montessori Teaching Diploma (Early Childhood 3-6 Yrs)
  • Bachelor and Master of Science in Computer Science & Mathematics, New York University, US

Susan Ward

Head of School (Tai Po)

Susan is from Australia and has been living and working in Hong Kong for 15+ years now. She holds a postgraduate qualification in leadership and management, with 15+ years of experience working as manager and coordinator for international kindergartens. She is a strong advocate of inquiry-based learning, with a passion for Reggio inspired environments. She loves teaching children, as well as leading our team of passionate educators.

  • 15+ Years’ Experience in Early Childhood Education
  • PGDE Early Childhood Education, Hong Kong University, HK
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management and HR, Victoria University, Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts, RMIT, Australia

Betty Fang

Head of School (Southside) / Head of Curriculum

Betty is from New York and has made her home in Hong Kong for over 20 years. She has robust experience teaching the IBPYP in international primary schools and is passionate about nurturing independent inquiry through multilingual immersion. Betty has taken on leadership positions as a Founding Principal of a kindergarten, Vice Principal at a primary school, as well as English Curriculum Coordinator and Teacher Trainer across early years, primary and middle school levels. Betty is excited to work at Mulberry House to develop a community of learners, involving staff, parents and students in learning opportunities and activities.


  • 20+ Years’ in International School Teaching Experience, Curriculum Development and Professional Development
  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (Kindergarten to Grade 6), State University of New York in Plattsburgh, USA
  • Master of Arts in Computing & Technology in Education, Columbia University, USA

Faye Lin

Director of Marketing & Admissions

Faye has 12 years of solid experiences in marketing, public relations and business development specialises in Education. Previously worked at prominent institutions such as English Schools Foundation and Hong Kong’s first listed education company, Faye brings significant expertise on various aspects of education management. As a proud mom to a 3-year-old daughter, she has a vested interest in early childhood education.

Faye holds a Masters Degree from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. Prior projects involvement include setting up HK’s biggest tutorial business’s first mainland branch; nation-wide teacher training tournament sponsored by Han Ban; UK College Programmes offering in HK, as well as served at ESF South Island School Council.

Jackie Tay

Director of Operation & Student Service

Jackie was born and raised in Sunny Island Singapore. She has a very strong background in customer services, having worked in the insurance industry and also with Singapore Airlines. As a certified cake decorating instructor, Jackie had the privilege to teach and train in London, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore. These experiences have given her exposure to people from diverse backgrounds and cultures, hence making her a strong communicator.

Besides teaching baking to children for 8 years, Jackie also volunteered in Sunday School due to her love for these young ones .

Jackie holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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