THE PEOPLE

Meet The Team

Only the best, produces the best! Amber Chia Academy boasts a team of modeling, pageant, makeup, hair, nail & photography instructors with a combined experience of over 100 years, and have produced over 100 contest winners in their respective fields in the last 5 years.

Supermodel

Catwalk Guru

Male Model Guru

Makeup Guru

Nail-Art Guru

Photography Guru

Embroidery Guru

Makeup Coach

Catwalk Coach

Male Model Coach

Male Model Coach

Catwalk Coach

Male Model Coach

Fashion Photographer

Choreographer

Talent Manager

Submit Your Enquiry…

Course
Course
Modeling for Adults
Modeling for Kids
Makeup
Nail-Art
Embroidery
Photography
Bootcamp & Workshops
General

Or Reach Us Now!

Call us during office hours or leave us a Whatsapp message or email. You may also chat with us live by clicking on the ‘live chat’ icon on the bottom right side of our website.

+60.3.7960.8010 


Submit Your Enquiry…

Course
Course
Modeling for Adults
Modeling for Kids
Makeup
Nail-Art
Embroidery
Photography
Bootcamp & Workshops
General

Or Reach Us Now!

Call us during office hours or leave us a Whatsapp message or email. You may also chat with us live by clicking on the ‘live chat’ icon on the bottom right side of our website.

+60.3.7960.8010 


Submit Your Enquiry…

Course
Course
Modeling for Adults
Modeling for Kids
Makeup
Nail-Art
Embroidery
Photography
Bootcamp & Workshops
General

Or Reach Us Now!

Call us during office hours or leave us a Whatsapp message or email. You may also chat with us live by clicking on the ‘live chat’ icon on the bottom right side of our website.

+60.3.7960.8010 


Submit Your Enquiry…

Course
Course
Modeling for Adults
Modeling for Kids
Makeup
Nail-Art
Embroidery
Photography
Bootcamp & Workshops
General

Or Reach Us Now!

Call us during office hours or leave us a Whatsapp message or email. You may also chat with us live by clicking on the ‘live chat’ icon on the bottom right side of our website.

+60.3.7960.8010 


Submit Your Enquiry…

Course
Course
Modeling for Adults
Modeling for Kids
Makeup
Nail-Art
Embroidery
Photography
Bootcamp & Workshops
General

Or Reach Us Now!

Call us during office hours or leave us a Whatsapp message or email. You may also chat with us live by clicking on the ‘live chat’ icon on the bottom right side of our website.

+60.3.7960.8010 


AMBER CHIA

SUPERMODEL


Winner of the Guess! Timeless Beauty Global Model Search 2005, Amber’s rise to fame has landed her over 2,000 runway shows & 200 magazine covers. In 2010, Amber founded Amber Chia Academy and has an intake of over 1,000 students to date.

ETHEL CHO

CATWALK GURU


Her pedigree includes being a finalist of a major international beauty pageant, running an international model search and walking runways all over the world for 2 decades.

JOSEPH CHOW

MALE MODEL GURU


With over 20 years of modeling experience and generally considered as the first male supermodel of Malaysia, Joseph has worked the runways for 2 decades and appeared as the face of countless brands, including the likes of Hugo Boss, Gucci & Versace.

DESMOND YOI

MAKEUP GURU


With a career as one of the top makeup artists in Malaysia spanning over two decades, Desmond is widely known and respected as the best in his craft, evident by his industry nickname the “makeup master”.

Submit Your Enquiry…

Course
Course
Modeling for Adults
Modeling for Kids
Makeup
Nail-Art
Embroidery
Photography
Bootcamp & Workshops
General

Or Reach Us Now!

Call us during office hours or leave us a Whatsapp message or email. You may also chat with us live by clicking on the ‘live chat’ icon on the bottom right side of our website.

+60.3.7960.8010 


Submit Your Enquiry…

Course
Course
Modeling for Adults
Modeling for Kids
Makeup
Nail-Art
Embroidery
Photography
Bootcamp & Workshops
General

Or Reach Us Now!

Call us during office hours or leave us a Whatsapp message or email. You may also chat with us live by clicking on the ‘live chat’ icon on the bottom right side of our website.

+60.3.7960.8010 


Submit Your Enquiry…

Course
Course
Modeling for Adults
Modeling for Kids
Makeup
Nail-Art
Embroidery
Photography
Bootcamp & Workshops
General

Or Reach Us Now!

Call us during office hours or leave us a Whatsapp message or email. You may also chat with us live by clicking on the ‘live chat’ icon on the bottom right side of our website.

+60.3.7960.8010 


AMBER CHIA

SUPERMODEL


Winner of the Guess! Timeless Beauty Global Model Search 2005, Amber’s rise to fame has landed her over 2,000 runway shows & 200 magazine covers. In 2010, Amber founded Amber Chia Academy and has an intake of over 1,000 students to date.

ETHEL CHO

CATWALK GURU


Her pedigree includes being a finalist of a major international beauty pageant, running an international model search and walking runways all over the world for 2 decades.

JOSEPH CHOW

MALE MODEL GURU


With over 20 years of modeling experience and generally considered as the first male supermodel of Malaysia, Joseph has worked the runways for 2 decades and appeared as the face of countless brands, including the likes of Hugo Boss, Gucci & Versace.

DESMOND YOI

MAKEUP GURU


With a career as one of the top makeup artists in Malaysia spanning over two decades, Desmond is widely known and respected as the best in his craft, evident by his industry nickname the “makeup master”.

YANNIE WONG

NAIL-ART GURU


Ever since winning her first nail-art contest in 2010, Yannie has gone on to setup her own nail salon, win numerous nail-art accolades, and become one of the most sought after nail-art gurus in Malaysia.

JACKAL YEW

PHOTOGRAPHY GURU


Over a decade of fashion photography experience in the industry, Jackal is the founder of Guezz Studio, and has helmed the camera for countless magazine cover shoots, high-fashion lookbooks & fashion spreads.

RACHEL CHEONG

EMBROIDERY GURU

(PRINCIPAL OF PERFECT LINE)


With over 17 yrs experience in the field of permanent and semi-permanent make up, Rachel is the founder of Perfect Line Face and Body, a chain of professional beauty parlours. Her academy in Penang has also won numerous local and global awards for excellence.

PINKY CHIA

MAKEUP COACH


Protege of Makeup Guru, Desmond Yoi, Pinky has emerged as one of the brightest new talents in the makeup industry. With over 5 years experience as a makeup coach, Pinky has trained over 100 makeup students.

ELEEN YONG

CATWALK COACH


Her list of achievements include International Model of the Year 2009 & 2012 (Korea), Top 5 Fashion Model of China 2009 & 2011, Catwalk Model of the Year 2012 & Female Model of the Year 2015 (Malaysia). She has also rocked the runways for fashion cities like Milan, Rome, Dubai, Singapore & Japan; and modelled for major brands like Karl Lagerfeld, San Andres Milano and Stella Jean, to name a few.

SOO XU ZE

MALE MODEL COACH


Since winning the Asia New Face Model Search Malaysia in 2011, he has been one of the most in demand male models in Asia. Currently working out of Taiwan, he does not only walk the runways, appear in commercials and magazines, but on the path of a blossoming career as an actor as well.

KEN CHUNG

MALE MODEL COACH


A graduate of Amber Chia Academy in 2013, Ken went on to win the title of Manhunt Malaysia in 2014, and has since walked for countless major brands and appeared in multiple mainstream commercials.

WAFA DEKORTE

CATWALK COACH


 

AHYA ROSLI

MALE MODEL COACH


Started modeling in 2008, he was the 1st runner-up in Ford Supermodel of Malaysia 2009. Since then, his accolades include Stylo Model of the Year 2013, Asia Star Model of Malaysia 2014 and Face of Malaysia Celebrity Award 2017.

ALEXIO YEOH

FASHION GURU


As a fashion stylist & photographer, Alexio has worked with many celebrities throughout Asia, including Tun Mahathir, Amber Chia, Sheena Liam & Michelle Yim, to name a few. He is also the official photographer for Miss Universe Malaysia and Miss Global International.

VERGIL SAM

CHOREOGRAPHER


Started working at Amber Chia Academy since 2012, Vergil has coached and choreographed well over 50 shows, including the likes of Mrs Universe, Ms Tourism World, Mrs Tourism Queen, Mrs Asia International, Ms Malaysia Petite, Fabulous Fashion Kids Show, Face of Malaysia/Asia-Pacific and the Amber Chia Academy Graduation Shows.

JAMES TAN

TALENT MANAGER


Started as a publicist for Amber Chia Academy in 2010, James has gone on to manage some of the biggest celebrities in the fashion industry, such as Amber Chia, Sheena Liam, Monika St Maria, Yvonne Lee & Chloe Chen, to name a few. He was also appointed as the Talent Director of Miss Grand Malaysia Organisation in 2018.