Meet Our Team

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Mandy Mok

CEO & Founder

Mandy Mok has three decades of corporate experience driven by a deep passion for the advancement of Higher Education.

Joining QS in June 2002 was a major career move which gave her ample opportunities to spearhead their pioneering work for International Higher Education, particularly in Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA).

In her capacity as CEO of QS Asia, Mandy has offered the best of branding, consultancy, and student recruitment services to Universities in the region.

Visits to over 250 Universities in the AMEA region gave her compelling insights into prevailing realities and future requirements of its higher education. With these in mind, she has constantly supported top University leaders with strategies for advancement, globalization and internationalization.

Sensitive to the specific needs of AMEA institutions, Mandy has left QS to start AppliedHE, a new higher education branding and rating agency which is focused on employability, quality of teaching and learning, and collaboration with industry.

AppliedHE brings the benefits of a fresh, new technology-driven operation to the field of higher education branding, ratings and professional networking. It leverages big data and artificial intelligence together with Mandy’s vast and specialist experience to reinvent her industry and with it, the higher education sector.

Simon Yeo

Head of Operations

Former General Manager of QS Asia Quacquarelli Symonds (Singapore), who front and safeguard smooth daily operations and performance of the regional office. This role involves in sales & client relationships, marketing & communications, branding and managing of MICE under the QS brand organised for Institutions of Higher Learning in Asia, Middle East, North Africa regions, and beyond. Other day-to-day operations includes Human Resource planning and recruitment to meet with changing business & operational needs, as well as individual staff development & appraisals.