Unleash Your Potential

Hale Educational Consultants are graduates of top US and Canadian universities and experts in the application process. They are  deeply familiar with the challenges and concerns that face students and families applying from overseas. We are the gold standard in North American college admissions, and your success is our priority.


Peter Y. Davos

Founder and CEO

Peter is a first generation college graduate, born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa, with a double major, from Johns Hopkins University and spent his junior year abroad completing the General Course in International Relations at the London School of Economics. Peter holds master’s degrees from Oxford University (Lady Margaret Hall) and Harvard University (Graduate School of Design), where he was selected Marshal of his class, and has completed UCLA’s Certificate in College Counseling with Distinction and IECA’s Summer Training Institute. As a student, he received numerous awards and accolades, including the Graduate Merit Award for study at the London School of Economics, Harvard GSD Alumni Council Unsung Hero Book Prize (awarded to the student that contributes most to student life outside of the classroom), the Harvard GSD Colloredo-Mansfeld Prize for Superior Achievement in Real Estate Studies, the Harvard Real Estate Consortium Founders’ Award, and membership in the Phi Beta Kappa, Golden Key, Order of Omega and Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Societies.

Peter is the co-President of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Society of the UAE, member of the Johns Hopkins Second Decade Society, former member of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Council, and member of the Harvard GSD Alumni Council. He has been featured in over 100+ international news features in media outlets such as Gulf News, the National, Khaleej Times, Al Bayan, Arabian Business, Hindustan Times, Peninsula Qatar, Saudi Gazette, Times of Oman, City 7, Dubai One, Forbes Middle East, and Dubai Eye.


Rumman Hassan

Office Administrator

Born in Pakistan and raised in Dubai, Rumman is a Mechanical Engineering Graduate from Heriot-Watt University. Rumman had worked his way from being a Facilities Engineer to a Deputy Manager in his previous engagements.

Apart from his core job, he always tried to educate the blue collared workers he supervised in basic English, Math, and concept building. He wrote method statements for the repair and maintenance of the HVAC equipment. Coming from a family of teachers, he firmly believes that education is everyone's right and would gladly accept any opportunity to engage with the less privileged.

During his free time, he would be found taking long road trips in and outside of the UAE and talking about everything in the sky, from stars, and clouds to airplanes, or a long debate about gravity with his Physics teacher.

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Shivanshu Tiwari

Accounts Lead

Shivanshu is a Chartered Accountant, a rank holder in the final level coupled with extensive experience in Auditing and Assurance. He has been associated with a Big4 firm for two years.
Shivanshu is engaged in various humanitarian and socio-economic organizations back in India since his early teenage years.
He enjoys cooking as his part-time hobby and is an excellent badminton player. He is fluent in English and Hindi and is a beginner in Gujarati.
Shivanshu is an avid reader of books belonging to the thriller genre and has a keen interest in cinema and fine arts and likes to explore more about them.
Due to his peripatetic lifestyle, he enjoys traveling and would like to explore places.

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Sachin Ruhela

Test Prep Instructor

Sachin holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. Having a strong command and love for Mathematics, he went on to explore a teaching opportunity as a fresher and within 6 months of his career realized what he loves to do. In the 1st attempt, he got the certification to teach SAT, GRE AND GMAT with The Princeton Review. He has taught SAT students in most renowned schools in India like Welham Boys School, Ecole Global, St. Georges, Kaisaga International, Hope Town Academy, and Indian Public School. He also got a privilege to take GRE classes in one the most prestigious institutes of India i.e. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.

After having ample experience, he worked with Jamboree Education for 3 years.
This opportunity gave him exposure to work with different students and helped them realize their goal to study abroad. And now with an experience of over 9 years and teaching more than 10,000+ students from every domain in person and on online platforms.

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Roy Khoury

Test Prep Instructor

Roy graduated from the American University of Beirut, where he earned a Bachelor’s
in English Literature in addition to a teaching diploma. He also graduated from the
The University of Durham with a Master’s degree in history. He has taught at schools
and teaching centers, with experience working with students of diverse ages (9 to
63) and varied sectors (among them TOK, SAT, and IELTS). He has developed a range
of methods that allow for flexibility and student engagement.

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Angelica Agon

Operations Associate

Angelica earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Management with a major in Marketing Management in the Philippines as a working student. She has always been passionate about customer service, sales, and operations. In 2015, she moved to Dubai and worked in a start-up company for seven years.

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Catherine Morales

Customer Service Specialist

Catherine was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. She likes to sing, read books, try new cuisines, and travel. She finished college with a full scholarship as a Bachelor of Secondary Education major in English. She then worked for an American company as a customer service representative and later climbed the ladder and became a Product Trainer at one of the most prestigious BPO American companies in the Philippines. Working in a BPO company gave Catherine an upper hand when it comes to customer service. She was given recognition for being a top employee and even received a Kudos greeting from Hollywood celebrities for her great work. After 5 years of working in The Philippines, she moved and lived in Dubai and pursued her career in sales and in administration for seven years.

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Shayna DeSilva

Business Development Associate

Shayna was born and raised right outside of Washington D.C. where she also earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences. While in school, she spent much of her time in the Athletic Department as a sports medicine intern where she assisted student athletes who were receiving rehabilitation due to injuries. She dedicated three summers to the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation where she conducted research and worked in patient advocacy. She also volunteered every Friday at the National Institutes of Health in the Department of Anesthesiology and Surgical Services as a patient ambassador.

After graduation, Shayna worked at a bariatric medical clinic where she served as the primary point of contact for patients who qualified for non-surgical treatments. She conducted research and strategic planning to ensure the profitability of the gastric balloons that were being used.

She soon joined the Key Executive Leadership Program at the American University in downtown D.C. where she helped guide public sector senior executives through leadership training. She managed a cadre of 22+ executive coaches who developed federal managers’ potential to create higher engagement, personal development, and performance for themselves and others.

Shayna accepted a position in the federal government in 2019 and started her work with the Food and Drug Administration as a Consumer Safety Officer and Investigator. She maintained a Top Secret clearance while assessing the risk of intentional contamination of imported human and animal food, and liaised with law enforcement agencies to obtain and respond to intelligence concerning potentially hazardous food shipments destined for import into the U.S.

Shayna moved to Dubai in June 2022 where she hopes to continue motivating others into realizing and reaching their maximum potential.

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Mudit Mishra

General Manager

Mudit Mishra is General Manager at Hale Education Group and is responsible for improving efficiency and increasing departmental profits while managing the company's overall operations and overseeing several elements of the business.

Prior to joining Hale, Mudit worked with Allsun DMCC, a leading company in the Oil & Gas downstream services. Mudit has led a variety of projects throughout his career, including serving as the lead of a team responsible for creation of a Series-A Fundraising Deck for Project Chaiwala, incorporating an omni-channel revenue business model and developing a digital transformation strategy and loyalty program that cross-sells and upsells products. He has worked as a Financial Analyst at Silverskills Pvt. Ltd. in India for over 2 years.

He has worked with brands like KEI Industries and Smile Foundation.

Mudit holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from SP Jain University and a Bachelor's Degree in International Business Administration from Amity University, Delhi, India.

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Ayesha Siddiqui

Educational Consultant

Ayesha graduated from New York University with a double major in Political Science and Journalism.
During sophomore year in college, she interned as a Contributing Writer for one of Pakistan’s major
daily newspapers, where she engaged in original enterprise reporting and published several articles.
In junior year, she became a Communications Intern for the Committee to Protect Journalists, during
which her responsibilities included fact-checking for their Asia Division. Her initial Pre-Law years at
college resulted in a paralegal role post-graduation at an immigration law firm in Manhattan, where
she assisted attorneys with legal research, writing and analysis. Ayesha mastered the procedures for
F-1, H-1 and J-1 visas and facilitated clients in navigating the application process. Upon moving to
Singapore, Ayesha procured a role at UN Women as the editor for their newsletter. This opportunity
involved writing high-quality content on women empowerment and other activities related to
ending violence against women. Ayesha’s keen interest in writing also sparked her entrepreneurial spirit, which further led her to co-found an online start-up promoting businesses focused on products and
services for kids. She sold the company when she moved to Dubai and decided to focus on honing
her writing and communication skills by joining a digital marketing company as a Content Writer.

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Meghan Halverson

Senior Educational Consultant

Meghan graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics. While at university, she worked with the Wisconsin Special Olympics, headed international student support groups and provided private English tutoring classes for high school students in nearby underserved communities. She did her final semester in Spain where she delved into the field of education through teaching English as a second language to local students. After graduating, she moved to Brazil to teach English and study Portuguese, and served as a translator in the city of Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics. After returning to the United States, she managed the international student office at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, assisting both outgoing study abroad students and incoming international students. This served to deepen her understanding of international student life in order to better assist students transitioning both culturally and academically. She moved to Dubai in 2019 and worked as Director and Counselor in tutoring and supported students achieve their academic goals across various subjects and age groups. Her goal is to play a pivotal role in guiding students to reach their full potential and take advantage of the benefits of studying and living internationally.

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Umey Aimen

Senior Business Development Associate and Educational Consultant

Umey Aimen has extensive experience across counseling, development, and community activism. She graduated on the Dean’s Honor List, majoring in Social Sciences, and since then has worked across the UAE and South Asia to counsel high school and college students to universities including NYU, Baylor, Illinois Institute of Tech, and more. She also worked as Program Manager for Amal Academy, founded by Stanford University, contributing significantly to the educational infrastructure in South Asia. Aimen is a feminist, a community organizer, and above all, passionate about helping students self-actualize and succeed.

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Ukasha Farooq

Senior Educational Consultant

Ukasha completed his undergraduate degree in Business with full-honors from the University of Manchester, UK. He then pursued his Masters Degree from Dartmouth College, US, on scholarship, where he served as an Honorary Admissions Ambassador and his public policy thesis was nominated for the Byam Thesis Excellence Award.

After having worked in an Assistant Instructor capacity at Dartmouth, Ukasha continued his work as an educator and counselor all over the world, including the UAE, China, and South Asia. His students have secured acceptances to Stanford, Columbia, Boston University (Trustee Full Cost of Attendance Scholarship), Tulane (Global Scholars Scholarship), Georgia Tech, Oxford, and others.

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