Chief Executive Officer
After completing his degree in Business Administration at Trent University in Peterborough, Canada, he started his career at the university in student recruitment. Later moving to Bournemouth University in the UK, Pieter oversaw South-East Asian recruitment for the university. In 2010, Pieter relocated to Bangkok and ran Hands On Education Consultants and later BEO, Kaplan’s Thai and Japanese education agencies, before moving to Intake in 2018. Pieter is interested in technology and how it will transform international student recruitment to benefit students, counsellors, and universities.
Albert Iglesias Nabau CMA CFA
Chief Financial Officer
Albert graduated in Business from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. After graduating, he worked for five years at a number of Big Four accounting firms. He moved to Taiwan in 2009 to pursue his MBA at NCCU Taipei, where he obtained his CMA with Certificate of Distinguished Performance in 2012 and his CFA in 2014. Before joining Intake, he held various positions as Finance Director in the education industry.
Head of Marketing
Doris is passionate about brand building and how it can positively influence communities. Over the past 13 years, she has built positive consumer experiences, increased brand engagement and contributed to business success at companies such as Unilever, Total, and Abbott. She has modernized how we reach prospective students worldwide through highly customized digital marketing programs, such as social media, search engine optimization, and content creation. She is enthusiastic about creating data-driven marketing teams that foster unstoppable creativity with an ultimate competitive advantage and she is an excellent source of advice to our partners.
Head of Partnerships
Richard developed an interest in business relations and partnerships during his early years in management, in the UK. In 2001, Richard relocated to Asia where he pursued his interest in partnership development within the field of education. Richard has held a number of senior and executive leadership positions, and in 2015 joined Intake as Taiwan Country Manager. Richard successfully steered the business through highly competitive market conditions and provided strategic direction and influence at all levels of the organization. Richard became Head of Partnerships in 2019 and today specialises in supporting our partners and leading in-country teams in the development and implementation of various recruitment strategies.
Bukky is an MBA graduate from the University of Hertfordshire UK, she has worked across different levels of the student recruitment space, from student counselling to senior management positions, and excels on all matters of related business strategy. Bukky joined Intake in 2011 and started the first Intake office in Lagos, as a template for many more in the Africa region. With her knowledge of working with a diverse range of universities and other English speaking destination schools for nearly two decades, she understands student expectations and institutions’ diversity needs. Bukky continues to offer support solutions and market intelligence in areas of international student recruitment.
Jugjit Singh Cheema
Jugjit joined Intake in November 2019 from the University of Birmingham where he worked for more than 17 years. He was a Regional Manager (International Office) across Asia delivering substantial growth in international students across all study levels. He offers much knowledge and experience in recruitment and is overseeing our growth in India and Thailand.