Dr Camille Koppen
Dr Camille Koppen, the co-founder is passionate about helping young people to bring their value to the world. Camille brings together a wealth of experience and expertise from academia, education and her corporate career, to create an effective set of courses and modules to help students to be happy and successful in their lives and careers.
Camille has a strong academic background. She achieved a 1st class and DPhil in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford, with 6 published papers. She was awarded several scholarships, including the Marlborough College Academic Exhibition (1995-2000), Modern Old Marlburian Exhibition (2001-2003) and the Oxford University Experimental Psychology Studentship (2004-2007).
Throughout her academic and corporate career, she has taught and tutored a range of students. She has taught secondary school students, she has tutored second year Oxford undergraduate Experimental Psychology students, and she delivered corporate training to Accenture new joiners. She has taught a wide range of topics from public speaking coaching, Experimental Psychology tutorials, to visual basic programming, project management and career building skills.
Camille developed her public speaking skills during her time as a member of the Oxford Speakers Club (Toastmasters International), where she won various awards and speech competitions, and the Oxford Isis Speakers Club, which she co- founded.
Over the past decade, Camille has worked as a Management Consultant. She gained valuable experience at Accenture and Navigant Consulting before forming Hapuna Consulting, where her key clients were large-scale financial services institutions. Through her experience across a broad range of strategic and large-scale business transformation programmes, working with senior stakeholders and large global teams, she has developed a strong understanding of what organisations are looking for in their people and how young people can position themselves to succeed.
MEng (Oxon), ACA
Imran Baharil comes from a family of educators in Malaysia and he is excited to be involved in shaping a new part of education that helps young people prepare for today's complex world.
He is responsible for business development, finance, operations and technology. To this role, he brings 15 years of experience working early on in his career as an engineer in oil & gas and subsequently as a finance professional in financial services and commodities trading. He has held several senior management roles at:
a commodities trading company, part of an investment firm focused on emerging markets with US$1.2bn in assets under management; and
an oil brokerage, where he played a key part in the sale of the firm to a listed company for $160m and was programme manager for a global systems implementation programme.
Education & Awards
2008: Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
2002: Hertford College, University of Oxford (MEng, 2.1 Honours in Engineering, Economics & Management)
1999: Sir Arnold Hall Awards, UK (One of 2 recipients of this prestigious award by the British Malaysian Society on the basis of outstanding academic, musical, and sporting contributions in the Sixth Form)
1998: Radley College, Abingdon, UK (A-Levels: 5 A grades)