Annabel Yip

Project Scientist

Annabel combines her background in Physics, education, operations, and project management in her role at Bodeker Scientific. She helps scientist have the time to be scientists, ensures non-domain experts can understand the scientists, and engages students and the public with what we do here at Bodeker Scientific.

During her Masters in Physics, Annabel was involved in 'Physics in the Field' public outreach events with the Institute of Physics, and developed educational outreach materials for the Cherenkov Telescope Array research project, which spans 150 institutes across 25 countries. This sparked a passion for science education and outreach, and Annabel became a qualified secondary (Years 7-13) Science teacher, specialising in Physics. After teaching in several secondary schools in the UK, Annabel worked at Collinson Group in Hong Kong for 7+ years, setting up and managing the Training and Quality Assurance team as an Assistant Manager in Operations. At Collinson, Annabel project managed teams across Hong Kong, Mumbai, and London, developed technical and soft skills training programmes, and gained valuable client and customer servicing experience.

Academic qualifications

  • MPhys (Hons) Physics, Durham University, UK

  • PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education), Secondary Science (specialising in Physics), University of York, UK

Positions held

  • 2019 - 2020 Project Manager, Independent Contractor

  • 2015 - 2019 Training & Quality Assurance Manager, Collinson International Ltd, Hong Kong

  • 2013 - 2015 Quality Assurance Specialist, Collinson International Ltd, Hong Kong

  • 2012 - 2013 Physics and Science Teacher, Ashlawn School Academy Trust, United Kingdom

  • 2010 Business Development Intern, Leighton Asia, Hong Kong

  • 2009 Administration Assistant, General Social Care Council, United Kingdom