Paul Smith, Managing Director, holds a B.A. in Political Science from Johns Hopkins University. Before joining the Kelly Yang Project, he worked as a business development consultant for the media intelligence firm Meltwater and as an international recruiter for the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Paul was also university exchange student in Paris, France; he was an intern with a youth health services NGO in Cape Town, South Africa; and he studied intensive Mandarin Chinese in Jinan, China.
His international experience has been essential in the development of our globally-minded curriculum, particularly in our flagship Global Thinking courses and the launch of our award-winning Model United Nations programme. Paul has been featured as a guest speaker at the American Chamber of Commerce and with Jumpstart Media. His has also been published in the South China Morning Post.
Paul’s experience in communications, marketing, sales, and education management has been essential in the growth of KYP and in the training of our dynamic, talented staff. For inquiries related to new partnerships, events, or KYP careers, please contact him at email@example.com. In addition to English, Paul speaks French and Mandarin.