THE BEST THERE IS.

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 alone.

Amber Chia

Supermodel

Ethel Cho

Catwalk Guru

Joseph Chow

Male Model Guru

Desmond Yoi

Makeup Guru

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    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.

    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”.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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        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.

        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.

        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.

        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


        Winner of the inaugural Face of Malaysia 2010, Wafa has gone on to become one of Malaysia’s most sought after runway and print models. Wafa has appeared in over 100 print ads and articles, as well as over 100 fashion shows.

        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.

        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.

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            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.


            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”.

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              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.


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                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.


                Jackal Yew

                Photography Guru

                Yannie Wong

                Nail-Art Guru

                Pinky Chia

                Makeup Coach

                Alexio Yeoh

                Fashion Photographer

                Josh Ho

                Male Model Coach

                Gwen Chin

                Catwalk Coach

                Vergil Sam

                Choreographer

                James Tan

                Talent Manager

                Ahya Rosli

                Male Model Coach

                Ken Chung

                Male Model Coach

                Soo Xu Ze

                Male Model Coach

                Rachel Cheong

                Embroidery Guru

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                  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.


                  AMBER CHIA

                  PRINCIPAL


                  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”.

                  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.

                  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.

                  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.

                  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.

                  JOSH HO

                  MALE MODEL COACH


                  Josh won the male model title of the Face of Malaysia Model Search Competition in 2012 and represented Malaysia in Seoul for the Grand Finals. Josh is a highly sought after male runway model and appears in numerous brand campaigns.

                  GWEN CHIN

                  CATWALK COACH


                  Since winning the Face of Malaysia Model Search Competition in 2012, Gwen has gone on to grace numerous magazine covers, appeared in countless brand campaigns and journeyed the world strutting her catwalk on runways.

                  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.

                  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.

                  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.

                  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.

                  RACHEL CHEONG

                  EMBROIDERY GURU


                  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.

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