A self-professed technophile, Ricky's fascination for computer software developed into a passion for sharing his knowledge in I.T. With more than 20 years in the I.T. training industry, Ricky's extensive experience comes from teaching as a polytechnic lecturer and corporate instructor.
At Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Ricky taught programming languages as well as web design and web development. As a corporate instructor, Ricky has been an Adobe Certified Instructor and Adobe Certified Expert since 2006. Due to his numerous Adobe certifications, he has been conferred the highly coveted title of “Adobe Certified Instructor – Creative Suite Master”. Some of his major clients include GlaxoSmithKline, NOL, AIA, SPH, and Seagate. He has also collaborated with People's Association in organising and conducting I.T. courses for the public in community clubs.
With his diverse experience and broad knowledge, Ricky is an excellent facilitator whose previous participants have greatly benefitted from his insights. Besides understanding the needs of his participants, Ricky's strengths are his clear, focussed delivery and his ability to generate enthusiasm. His affable personality and cheerful style means his lessons are always interesting and engaging.
In September 2016, he obtained his Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA). It is a programme under the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) that certifies the recipient with the essential skills to deliver training and assessments across different industries.
Ricky is also a paper craft designer and author/publisher of two book titles that are currently being retailed in all four branches of Kinokuniya Book Stores.