Our Advisers

Flying Cape is very privileged to have an Advisory Board that consists of a network of influential experts who have agreed to give our business meaningful assistance on a regular basis. From technology to e-commerce to education, each advisor brings with them a wealth of knowledge supplemented by practical experience that helps guide Flying Cape’s management team on strategy, organisational development and outreach initiatives.

 

 

 

 

DR BRANTON SHEARER
Leading Authority on Multiple Intelligences
MIDAS
Dr Branton Shearer is a neuropsychologist who has worked extensively in the fiield of Multiple Intelligence. In 1987, he created the Multiple Intelligence Developmental Assessment Scales (MIDAS) as a tool to help someone better understand his/her own unique intelligences so as to be able to enhance intellectual performance, career development and personal satisfaction. His work on MIDAS and in the field of Multiple Intelligence has been affirmed by Dr Howard Gardner of Harvard University widely recognized as the originator of Multiple Intelligence theory.Over the past 25 years, MIDAS has been used by over 50,000 individuals worldwide spanning in countries such as US, UK, Singapore, India, China and beyond. During the course of his work as a Professor at Kent University, Dr. Branton has received numerous grants and requests from private foundations and schools to expand his research and work with teachers in devising creative strategies for maximising MIDAS™ in classrooms. He has authored 11 books aimed to guide teachers, students, parents, school administrators and psychologists in implementing MI theory in their daily lives. His literary works has been translated into Spanish, Dutch, Farsi, Chinese, Arabic, and Korean and have benefited many individuals across all ages and professions.Dr.Branton remains very passionate about spreading the awareness of Multiple Intelligences particularly to students. He is now advising Flying Cape on how best to apply Multiple Intelligences via technology to help parents make better decisions for their children in both academic endeavours and general development.You can find out more about Dr. Branton and MIDAS at http://www.miresearch.org/

MR. WILLIAM TOH
Founder of popular parenting forum KiasuParents and University Lecturer
Mr William Toh is presently the Managing Director of Covocal Pte. Ltd., and founder of KiasuParents.com. He is also an associate lecturer in the Singapore Institute of Management, teaching courses on e-business for the University of London School of Economics and Political Science.Over the past decade, Kiasuparents.com, an educational portal and intermediary connecting parents and enrichment service providers. has become the premier go-to place for Singaporean parents to visit and discuss key school milestones like streaming, Direct School Admission (DSA) and the PSLE. Kiasuparents.com has also given parents in Singapore the definitive guide to Primary 1 registration. Prior to this work at Kiasuparents, Mr. Toh started his career in 1990 as a research scientist in the National Centre for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinoi and has held many Director-level roles in the Singapore Government agencies, including the Infocomm Development Authority and Land Transport Authority, managing research, application development and operational teams. He has a strong technology background and was formerly the Chief Technology Officer of Private Express, a venture-backed technology start-up headquartered in Silicon Valley.William is a non-executive director on the Flying Cape board and as part of Flying Cape’s Advisory board helps to provide valuable insights to Singapore education market as well as guidance on corporate strategy and technology.You can find out more about kiasuparents. com at https://www.kiasuparents.com/kiasu/about-us/

 

MS. TAN SU LING
Founder of leading baby products e-store Pupsik Studios
Pupsik
Ms. Tan Su Ling is the founder of the award-winning Pupsik Studio – one of the leading baby products online stores in Singapore and which is currently on an expansion drive regionally in courntries such as Brunei, Hong Kong and Malaysia.As the CEO at Pupsik Studio, much of Pupsik Studio’s growth is attributed to Ms. Tan’s business acumen and her attention to detail, particularly in the area of customer care and segmentation. She is also the chief designer at Pupsik studio putting design skills obtaned from her Masters of Architecture from Princeton University to good use in desiging innovative, high quality products for young parents.Apart from her work at Pupsik Studio, Ms. Tan is also very passionate about education and has been trained as an educator in critical thinking. In 2013, using the widely acclaimed future problem-solving approach (FPS methodology) pioneered by FPSPI, the team that Su Ling mentored won the nation-wide FPS competition for the primary school level.Su Ling’s work in Pupsik Studio particularly relating to customer care and segmentation in the e-commere space, as well as her experience as an educator in critical thinking, provides great guidance on corporate and marketing strategy.You can find out more about Ms Tan and Pupsik Studio at http://www.pupsikstudio.com/about-our-company.html

 

DR. HENRY TOI
Founder of Nurture Craft, Buzan Master and award-winning author
Dr. Henry Toi is the founder and Managing Director of Nurture Craft, a group of companies specialising in developing educational content in the form of curriculum and published materials. Among the books and educational materials he developed were an award winning “Phonics Zoo”, a parenting book, “Fulfilling your child’s potential”, a set of thinking books and the “Habits of S.U.C.C.E.S.S.” which is published in Singapore, India and Thailand.Passionate about education, Dr. Toi has also created a psychometric tool called The Habits of Mind Assessment Scales (THOMAS) that is currently being used internationally to assess thinking dispositions of adults and students. As an experienced educator, Dr. Toi has taught in more than 100 schools in Singapore and across the the region. HIs students include those from preschool children and all the way to university undergraduate. In the tertiary space, Dr. Toi has also helped to develope a unique “learning to learn” programme for a university in Singapore. Dr. Toi is also an an expert in the theory and practise of mind mapping. He is currently one of only 4 Buzan Master trainers in the world.Dr. Toi’s vision in building a world where every parent understands their child’s strengths and how to nurture the child to reach his/her full potential are values that are aligned to those of Flying Cape’s. He is currently working with Flying Cape to design effective tools, curriculum and materials which combined with technolgoy can help to achieve customized solutions for a wider audience.You can find out more about Dr. Henry Toi and Nurture Craft at: http://www.nurturecraft.com/nc/about_us.php