Proficiency Education - Your Professional Coaching Experts

Our Teachers

Proficiency Education teachers come from a diverse background of disciplines, meet the people who will make a difference to your learning.


David Zhou

Mathematics Teacher
David graduated in Actuarial Studies from the University of New South Wales. He is the Lead Mathematics co-ordinator at Proficiency Education who has been teaching mathematics of every level for almost a decade. He is also the co-founder of Proficiency Education.

David Sun

Mathematics Teacher
David has over 6 years experience tutoring high school Mathematics, and is also a co-founder of Proficiency Education. Over the years he has developed a teaching method that fuses conceptual understanding with effective and accurate solutions to complex math questions.

Mr Hopley

Chemistry/Biology Teacher
Previous Head Science Teacher at Carlingford High School for over 10 years. Following completing a Bachelor of Science at Sydney University, a Diploma of Education at Sydney Teachers College and a Diploma of Environmental Studies at Macquarie University, he additionally taught Chemistry and Biology at Muirfield High School and Castle Hill High School. Dr. David Hopley was also a HSC marker in Chemistry and Biology for over 18 years whilst also having written many programs for the NATIONAL CURRICULUM Science courses, leading to its implementation in 2014-2016.

Bella Xu

English Teacher
Graduate of University of Sydney with Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) and current Analyst at WPP Kantar Vermeer. Tutor since 2012, with publishing and commercial writing experience.

Jeffrey Lee

English Teacher/Co-op career adviser
Current Analyst at a leading investment bank specializing in Corporate and Asset Finance. Previous Investment Banking Analyst at Liverpool Partners and Merger Partners. Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)/Bachelor of Economics (Financial Economics) at UNSW.

Filip Drazovic

Mathematics/Physics Teacher
Engineering Faculty Communicator at the University of Sydney. Bachelor of Mechatronics (Space) Engineering/Bachelor of Advanced Science (Computer Science). Filip was also listed on HSC All Round Achievers List.

Ivy Nyugen

English Teacher
Being a recent State Ranker for ESL, Ivy has an extensive understanding of the new Area of Study Discovery as well as Paper 2 and ESL Listening Section. She is able to assist students who are willing to improve their listening and academic writing skills through constant revisions of areas that students need more practice in as well as refining their writing pieces.

Eddy Wang

Mathematics/Physics Teacher
Eddy graduated from Sydney Boys High School in 2015. He enjoys playing sport including tennis, soccer and basketball. His hobbies include watching Tv shows and eating, also enjoying a casual nap. He achieved the highest band in English Advanced, Physics, and Mathematics 2u, 3u and 4u in his HSC.

Cosmo Liu

English Teacher