Members of our board of directors include experienced post-secondary leaders, executive administrators and majority shareholders.
Kevin Ong is the Founder of Vancouver Premier College and has enjoyed more than 20 years of success as its Chairman and President. An entrepreneur, business visionary and investor, Mr. Ong first entered BC’s post-secondary education system by establishing Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management in 1998. After more than 20 years as VPC Chairman and President, Mr. Ong initiated a corporate restructuring while also making a significant investment to enhance VPC’s educational and administrative capacity. Central to this initiative was the establishment of two additional, specialized colleges in 2019 which offer qualified students access to Arts, Science, Business and Management programs through two locations in Vancouver and Richmond. Through additional investments in educational administration, faculty and teaching and learning space, management systems and technology, he has positioned VPC to provide enhanced levels of quality post-secondary education programming in the future. As General Manager of KT PAK International (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., KT PAK International (Thailand) Co. Ltd., and KT Manufacturing Co. Ltd. in Taiwan, he continues to support VPC’s strategic and operational plans in his capacity as Vice Chairman and Corporate Secretary of the Board of Directors. He received his formal postsecondary education from Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland as well as from Columbia College in Vancouver.
Albert Wang is an educator, business developer and active investor in private and public business and industry sectors including but not limited to computer science, information and communication technology, engineering and post-secondary education. An Engineer by formal education and training, Mr. Wang provided leadership in progressively more senior management positions in a number of Shanghai-based manufacturing, technology and computer firms prior to joining Vancouver Premier College in 2008. Since joining VPC, Mr. Wang has provided leadership in operational and administrative capacities, and, was promoted to Executive Director in 2012 and to President and co-majority shareholder in 2016. In 2020, as part of VPC’s corporate re-organization in 2020, Mr. Wang assumed the Chairmanship of the Board of Directors and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer, positions which he has maintained through VPC’s recent institutional expansion. Mr. Wang is a graduate from the Master Program of Management Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and, earned his Bachelor of Engineering with a Major in Computer Application from Shanghai University of Science and Technology.
Dr. Kevin Nagel
Dr. Kevin Nagel has had more than 20 years of senior leadership, teaching, institutional development and consulting experience across Western Canada’s post-secondary education systems. Dr. Nagel served as President and CEO of Keyano College from 2011-2016. Previously, he was Dean, JR Shaw School of Business, Faculty of Undergraduate Studies and Department of Liberal Arts at NAIT and Director of the Bachelor of Management and Centre for Research in Professional Studies at Concordia University of Edmonton. Previously, as a consultant. Dr. Nagel contributed to the creation of UNBC (Prince George) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic (SIAST) and participated in the review and consolidation of Technical University and Okanagan University College with SFU and UBC. Dr. Nagel became President and Chief Academic Officer of Vancouver Premier College as part of VPC’s reorganization and expansion that was initiated in 2020.