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Dr. Philip Ma

Dr. Philip Ma is the founder of EOK Academy. Dr. Ma received his PhD from University of Waterloo in 1991. His thesis received the "Annual Canadian Applied Mathematics Society Doctoral Dissertation award". Prior to the establishment of EOK Academy, Dr. Ma has been working in the investment banking field for over twelve years. He was a Co-Heads of Capital Markets for Toronto Dominion Bank for Asia non-Japan region. Before working in Asia, he was Managing Director for CIBC Wood Gundy in Canada. He was also Honorary Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong teaching master level courses in the area of computational finance.

With a strong passion in teaching, Dr. Ma has devoted a lot of effort in gifted education and made a series of success. He coached numerous students to outperform themselves and complete their university entry requirements years in advance. These students include:
  • An 8-year-old student who started his gifted education at EOK Academy and received a special offer from the University of Hong Kong in four years of time
  • A Y12 HK student who received offer from the University of Cambridge
  • A 13-year-old student who completed both IGCSE and GCE qualifications within two years and received an entrance scholarship from Queen's University Belfast
  • A Y12 UK student who received fast-track offer from the Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • And a number of students who received offers and/or entrance scholarships from a wide range of prestigious institutions