Our Dedicated Instructors

Our teachers come from all over the Spanish-speaking world, and are united by the common goal of bringing their language and culture to Hong Kong.  They are at the core of the Spanish World experience, and you can learn more about their stories below.

Billy Chan – Managing Director

It is my professional and personal mission to bring the cultures of the Spanish speaking countries closer to Hong Kong.


A true lover of Language, Carlos has worked previously as a lexicographer at the Real Academia Española (RAE), writing definitions and summarizing their semantic and formal evolution for the Nuevo Diccionario Histórico del Español (New Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Language). After studying Linguistics at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, he received his Master's Degree [...]

Cristina – Academic Coordinator

About Christina: Responsible for steering our curriculum, and serving as chief adviser to our teachers, Cristina is our highly experienced and ever-enthusiastic Academic Coordinator.   She has over a decade of experience teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, and knows the standards of the Instituto Cervantes inside and out, having taught at Centers in Istanbul and [...]


About Eduardo: Master Degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, University of Cadiz; Bachelor Degree in Spanish Philology, University of Sevilla; DELE Examiner A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2, Escolar A1. Eduardo has taught Spanish to students of all ages and levels in prestigious centers in Spain, Germany, Russia and Hong Kong. That includes [...]


Erick is an experienced Spanish instructor with dual passions for language and music.  His energetic but commanding style allows him to provide fun but structured lessons to students of all ages.  A native of Mexico, and a graduate of Universidad de Morelia, Erick has been teaching Spanish in Hong Kong for seven years, and has [...]


Ignacio is a dedicated Spanish teacher with experience at school, academy, and University levels.  A native of Madrid, Spain, he obtained degrees in various Linguistic disciplines from La Salle University and SUNY Stony Brook in New York, before pursuing a Masters in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from Nebrija University in Spain. Prior to [...]


About Joana: Joana, from Madrid, is a dedicated, dynamic, and passionate Spanish teacher with excellent verbal communication skills.  She has over ten years of experience teaching students of all ages, in a range of class types:  one-on-one and group classes for general Spanish language and culture, immersion courses, business spanish, DELE exam preparation, as well [...]


Un mensaje de Jorge: "Hello to everybody, my name is Jorge Luis Arceo Martinez and I’m a solid Spanish teacher with over 20 years experience in Hong Kong teaching children, teenagers and adults. From one to one and any kind of group classes, I’m experienced of teaching A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2, IGCSE, GCSE, AS and [...]


About Karla: Karla is an enthusiastic and firm believer of the positive impact that significant learning has in an environment full of motivation.  She pursued her Bachelor's degree in Pedagogy from Universidad Tecnológica de México UNITEC, México, after which she certified in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (ELE) in Madrid. Her passion for teaching, [...]


Lidia, from Burgos, Spain, is one of our blended learning specialists.  With one Master’s Degree in e-Learning Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and a second Master’s in Teaching Spanish in Multilingual and International Contexts, Lidia has brought an interdisciplinary expertise to our team, and has been instrumental in the development of our Spanish World App. […]

María Luisa – Kids Coordinator

Our Kids Coordinator hails from Puebla, Mexico, where she received a B.A. in Modern Languages from the University of Puebla, before acting as the Coordinator for Spanish classes at Puebla’s Latinoamericana School.  Following this, she brought her skill-set to an international setting, acting again as a Coordinator at the Instituto Hispania  in Bangalore, India.  Then, […]


About Nacho: A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nacho has a degree in Linguistics from the University of the Universidad de Buenos Aires, and a Masters in Applied Linguistics for Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (ELE) from the Universidad de Nebrija in Madrid.  A kind and patient teacher, Nacho can lead kids' groups as [...]


Paula is our teacher of many talents from Valladolid, Spain.  A trained robotics instructor, as well as a Spanish-language expert, Paula brings a positive and enthusiastic disposition to her classes, making pupils feel at ease and interested.  After earning her degree in Primary School Teaching from the Universidad de Valladolid, she embarked on her international [...]


About Sandy: Sandy is a local expert in Spanish language, a graduate of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Hong Kong with a major in Spanish and European Studies with First Class Honours. After college, she lived in Spain for three years, completing a Master's degree in the Translation department of the Autonomous [...]

Fei – Community Manager

About Fei: Hola, everybody!  I'm Fei, from Hong Kong.  I lived in Argentina previously, and there developed a passion for Spanish Language and Hispanic culture.  It is a great joy to me now to be able to bring these great things to my home.  I've worked at Spanish World for 5 years and have enjoyed [...]

Juan – CEO

About Juan: Double Degree in Law and Business Administration, Universidad Complutense de Madrid Master in Leadership and Human Resources, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria Master of Business Administration, INSEAD Singapore Juan is the CEO of Spanish World Group, Spanish Language Services company, with campuses in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong and over 2000 weekly students. [...]

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