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Cheryl Chia

Founder and Research Director

Cheryl holds a Master Degree in Physiotherapy Studies (Paediatrics) from University of Queensland, Australia.  She was awarded a full scholarship from KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (Singapore) and was subsequently conferred membership in the Golden Key National Honour Society in recognition of outstanding scholastic achievement and excellence. Cheryl has more than 20 years of work experience, with over 4 years of clinical physiotherapy experience in KK Hospital where she held various responsibilities including being the overall co-ordinator for paediatric neurology physiotherapy.  Cheryl was also part-time lecturer on Paediatric Physiotherapy at Nanyang Polytechnic.

She is also a mother to two little girls and an author of a book titled “Fit Brains Learn Better: A Chronicle of 12 years of Brain Fitness Training.” Cheryl has keen interest in cognitive neuroscience (brain research on learning skills) and its applications. As the Founder of BrainFit®, Cheryl is widely recognised by industry peers and has presented in numerous international conferences related to brain fitness and intelligence development. Currently with 26 centres in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Turkey, BrainFit® focuses on helping children from birth to 18 years old develop a learning advantage through strengthening of their brain fitness and intelligence.

 

Shirley Ang

Principal and Centre Manager

Shirley is the Centre Manager and School Principal in BrainFit® Singapore. On top of qualifications in Early Childhood Education, she holds a degree in Psychology with Sociology. She has been working closely with children, parents, and educators for the last 15 years.