The Team

Meet the faces behind the programs organised by Project ID.

Lead profiles


Kelvin Tan


  • Taught Geography in SMK Pendamaran Jaya 2012-2013 as a Teach For Malaysia Fellow.

  • Leads product innovation in Naluri - a digital healthcare startup.

  • Freelance contributor with Economist Intelligence Unit.

  • Former management consultant with PwC South East Asian Consulting.

  • YSEALI Fellow - 5 week placement with a non-profit in Washington D.C.



Programme Lead

  • Taught Mathematics in SMK Pendamaran Jaya 2014-2015 as a Teach For Malaysia Fellow.

  • Math, Mandarin & ICT Teacher in SMJK Convent Datuk Keramat.

  • Winner of Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay (YTL) Transformational Teaching Award.

  • AJK of Jawatankuasa Kecil Dasar Pendidikan Negara.

  • Presenter in 1st International Conference on STEM Education (iSTEM)
    on “Transum Flipped Classroom for Mathematics”.



Programme Lead

  • Taught English in SMK Pasir Putih 2017-18 as a Teach For Malaysia Fellow

  • Presenter in the National 3rd Educational Innovation and Research Conference

  • Founder for Aspire to Inspire, a program to develop the troubled students

  • Selected participant and presenter for Teach For All Asia Pacific Regional Gathering

  • Former Cancer Research Scientist with Cancer Research Malaysia



Project Manager

  • Taught History in SMK Bandar Seri Alam 2017-18 as a Teach For Malaysia Fellow

  • Co-founder of Bengkel Seronoknya Belajar Sejarah, a district wide initiative in Pasir Gudang, Johor

  • MyAsean Intern with Ministry of International Trade and Industry in 2016

  • 2019 Planning Committee of Teach For All Asia Pacific Regional Gathering


Ivanka Fam

Project Manager

  • Taught History & English in SMK Pasir Gudang 3 2017-18 as a Teach For Malaysia Fellow

  • Participant of YSEALI Regional Workshop: Empowering Southeast Asian Educators

  • Co-founder of "The Young Journalist" students journalists programme

  • Former broadcast journalists & event executive in Malaysia National News Agency (Bernama)

  • Organizing team for 27th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits 2015

  • Participant & Programme Planning of National Buddhist Undergraduate Community Service, YBAM 2012-15


Kamil Hakime

Programme Lead

  • Teach For Malaysia Fellow and Geography teacher in SMK Pendamaran Jaya 2014-2018.

  • SMK Pendamaran Jaya Football Team Coach (Champion MSSD Klang 2016).

  • Football Coach under National Football Development Program (NFDP) - Akademi Tunas Klang.

  • Teacher in SMJK Yuk Choy, Ipoh Perak 2019 - Now.

  • PSKPP Klang Football Player 2015-2018 (Champion 2015, 2016, 2018)


Gabriel Samson

Programme Lead

  • Teacher in SMK Pendamaran Jaya (2014-2015) and SMK Sungai Besar (2016-2017).

  • English Language teacher & lecturer in the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, Universiti Malaya
    (2018 - current).

  • Best Student of the Faculty and Programme Award for the 2013 convocation ceremony in Universiti Selangor.

  • Certified Level 3 Track & Field Officer under Malaysian Athletic Federation (KOM).

  • Antagonist in the 2011 Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) theater 'Laila Majnun'.