Khalid Muhmood is from the UK and has been active in the business of education in Vietnam since 1994 where he and his wife, Arabella Peters, co-founded Apollo English, British University Vietnam and British Education Partnership.
He lived in Vietnam for 18 years before moving to Singapore which is now their regional office. He holds a degree in Business and Law (Hertfordshire University) as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Exeter University).
Khalid was, for many years, the Chairman of the British Business Group in Vietnam and also chaired the Education Working Group at the IFC sponsored Vietnam Business Forum. In recognition of his contributions to Vietnam, he has received the Medal for the Cause of Education from the Ministry of Education in Vietnam and was awarded an MBE from the Queen of England.
Today, Khalid and his family live in Singapore and he frequently travels to Vietnam. He is a member of the Young President's Association in Vietnam and Singapore.
Golden Dragon Award for Excellence in the field of Education – 2006/ 2007 / 2009/ 2010/ 2011.
MBE – awarded to Khalid Muhmood by HM Queen Elizabeth II for his role in Apollo's contribution to the development of education in Vietnam, 2008.
Medal for the Cause of Education in Vietnam awarded to Director & Co-founder, Arabella Peters – Ministry of Education & Training, 2008.
The Golden Brand Award– Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade, 2008.
The Best Brand in Training – VietNamNet, 2007.
Medal for the Cause of Education in Vietnam awarded to Chairman & Co-founder, Khalid Muhmood – Ministry of Education & Training, 2007.
Well Known Brand in Education - AC Nielsen / VCCI, 2007.
Award for significant contribution to economic and social development – Hanoi People's Committee - 2006.