Meet the Team


Jennifer Relota

Administrative Assistant


Gordon Sarkissian CEC, ACC


Gord Sarkissian has enjoyed more than 25 years of hands-on leadership experience in Private Clubs, Senior Residence Communities and College Learning Institutions. Gord is a graduate of the Business program at NAIT, the Executive Coaching Program at Royal Roads University (2010) and a proud accredited member (ACC) of the International Coaches Federation. He is a Professional Consultant, Hospitality Educator and a Certified Executive Coach.

Gord recently completed the “Becoming a Master Instructor” program through Vancouver Premier College. He employs a coach-like approach to his teaching style where engagement and immersion are the cornerstones of his philosophy. Gord believes that it has to be fun and engaging for the student to want to stay in the process of learning.

Gord is comfortable working with the CEO, the Director of Operations, International Students and any of the aspiring leaders found at each and every level of the corporate world. Gord is based on the South Coast of British Columbia where he has made his home in Tsawwassen for the past 12 years.



Barry Morgan has more than 30 years of career as a senior manager in the hospitality industry both as the chief operating officer in several prestigious private golf club clubs in Canada and as an operations manager in a variety of positions with various Holiday Inns and the Banff Springs Hotel. He has been teaching Hospitality Management at a college level since 2016.

A graduate of the Hotel Restaurant, and Institutional Administration program at Ryerson in Toronto, Barry has also earned his BC Provincial Instructor Diploma from Vancouver Community College. He was awarded a Fellowship of Professional Club Management (FPCM) in 1992 and was designated as a Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA) in 2016.

When not teaching, Barry provides consulting services to the Canadian private club industry. He is on the Board of Directors of Tyrol Ski and Mountain Club in Whistler, and he enjoys skiing, kayaking, biking, and hiking.



Ahmed Al-Daye is a graduate of Douglas College with a level 2 TESL certification. He has been tutoring and teaching all subject matter courses for all grades for the past 15 years. Ahmed looks forward to providing students with the best support and assistance in all their education career goals.

Joseph Lo


Joseph Lo joins Eton College as a food and beverage instructor and starts teaching the hospitality management curriculum to go along with his more than 12 years of post-secondary education teaching in Hong Kong and Vancouver. Mr. Lo’s teaching experiences include courses in hospitality management, food and beverage operations, practical training in culinary arts, and barista training. In addition to his post-secondary teaching experience, Joseph Lo has more than 15 years of culinary and hospitality experience in fine dining restaurants and cafes, focusing on leadership and professional training. The diversity of international students allows Mr. Lo to understand more about their backgrounds and cultures and develop his educator career as a long-term goal.

Joseph Lo holds an honours bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism from the University of Birmingham and received his Master of Science in Food Industry Management and Marketing from the University of Hong Kong. Mr. Lo is a certified international barista trainer, and he holds a culinary arts diploma from Vancouver Community College. Also, he is a professional member of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, an International Association of Gastronomy. He enjoys spending his free time as a volunteer in the food and coffee industry and giving back to the community.

James Wang


James Wang has taught business administration at both university and college level for about two decades internationally and here in Canada. During his teaching career, he has published 16 academic articles and textbooks (independently or co-authored) in the areas of business and public administration, and English literature. In addition to teaching, James has also worked for three years with the Government of British Columbia Canada, as a policy analyst in the areas of HRIS and economic and financial costing analysis of collective agreements.

James holds an MPA degree from the University of Victoria, Canada, and an MA in English from Lakehead University, Canada. He has also completed core PhD coursework in public policy and administration at Boise State University, USA. Currently, James is teaching business administration program courses at Eton College, which he joined last August.

Ace Espiritu


  • A passionate well-experienced Tourism and Hospitality instructor for almost 15 years.
  • 10 years in the Hospitality and Tourism industry.
  • 4-year bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Major in Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Master’s Degree in Business Management
  • Provincial Instructor Diploma
  • AHLEI Certified Instructor
  • Food Safe level 1

Ace Espiritu has been  a dedicated and expert Hospitality, Tourism, Business Management instructor for almost 2 decades. He has solid work experience in this industry, which makes him more equipped  to be one of the best and most efficient teachers.

He always executes unique ways of teaching. He demonstrates humility to inspire his students to do  their best and  make their ultimate goals possible by sharing his life’s experiences that reconcile what’s on the module and on the book as required.

Ace has a  bachelor’s degree in Business Management Major in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Master’s degree in Business Management. He is a certified instructor at AHLEI, has earned Food Safe Level 1  Certification, and completed his Provincial Instructor Diploma Program at Vancouver Community College. 

Ace believes that, “A teacher should always be a student”, always refreshed and relearned the ethics and the heart of academe . That’s why he  is currently pursuing his Strata Management Licensing, a very high demand business course at the University of British Columbia.

International Recruitment

Kavita Wilson

Senior Manager, India

Kulchander Kaur

International Recruitment Manager North India

Ritu Chakraborty

Admissions Specialist

Pooja Akhoon

Regional Recruitment Manager- North India

Amandeep Kaur Baidwan

Regional Recruitment Manager- North India

Apoorva Thapa

Regional Recruitment Manager – North India

Lakhwinder Pal Kaur

Marketing Manager, North India

Mukesh Kodakkadan

Marketing Manager, West & South India

Merelin Frank

Marketing Manager, West India