Dr Koh Hock Kiat

Dr Koh Hock Kiat is an Education Business Investor, Advisor and Mentor of few organizations. He serves as the CEO of Heluo Pte Ltd.

Dr Koh specializes in Businesses Philosophy Management and Innovation 360. He is is currently an international certified practitioner of Innovation 360.

Dr Koh Hock Kiat was the founding Director of Confucius Institute, Nanyang Technological University (CI-NTU). He also served as an Associate Professor in Division of Chinese, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and National Institute of Education (NTU). He was also a Mentor Professor of Zhejiang University, China.

As CEO of Heluo institute, he oversees the Business Chinese Program, Executive Training Program and Business Consultancy with special focus in Education industry. Dr Koh has been actively engaged in promoting Dr Kazuo Inamori Philosophy of Business Success and Sustainable Growth for SME.

Dr Koh was a Chinese Language and Culture teacher of Mr Lee Kuan Yew and member of the Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism. He was also a Deputy Head of the Promoting Chinese Learning Committee in the Ministry of Education.

Dr Koh received the Excellence in Teaching Commendation from the National Institute of Education (NIE) in 2006; and the International Confucius Institute Individual Excellence Award in 2011.

Among his publications including: Business Chinese Today (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced, 2011); Aspect of Chinese Language Teaching and Orthography in Hanyu Pinyin (2005); Singapore Mini-Fiction Literary Criticism (2005). He was also the recipient of the prestigious Golden Literary Award, Literary Prose Award and Singapore Teacher’s Writing Award. In view of his contributions, Dr Koh was invited to serve in the Arts Resource Panel instituted by the National Arts Council People’s Association. He was an Education Officer and the member of Talent Advisory Panel for PA (2001-2011), MOE External Validation of Schools and Moderator of MOE Examination (1989-1992).

    Academic Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Nanyang Technological University
  • Master of Education, Nanyang Technological University
  • Master of Arts, Nanyang Technological University
  • Bachelor of Arts, National Taiwan University
  • Diploma in Education (Distinction), National University of Singapore