Asia Butler Academy 

   7 Star Service for butlers - not just a formula, a feeling. 

The team of instructors

Principal and Trainer Josephine Ive is a renowned industry professional in the world of luxury service. Josephine’s prestigious career includes her prominent position as the UK’s first female butler where her clients included Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and British High Court Judges. Josephine has been an Australian resident since 1986 and has taken her culinary and service skills across the globe where she is highly sought after as a hospitality guru, food writer, cookery connoisseur, author and as a world professional in luxury butler training.Josephine is noted for guiding students with her vast wealth of knowledge, her superior attention to detail and a refreshing teaching method that encompasses traditional Butler training with modern forward thinking topics. Josephine is well-known in in Australia, South East Asia, Middle East, China and beyond as a highly respected trainer of professional butlers, valets and luxury yacht stewards,

 

SENIOR ASSOCIATE trainer - Mark Johnson joined Magnums Butlers in 2006 as Course Advisor and Butler trainer; working with resort hotels and private residences conducting training of butler staff and housekeeping/household management.

Training with Magnums Butlers with distinction, Mark is qualified under Magnums ISO 9001 certification for delivery of training programs for 7 Star Service TM Mark completed his studies with distinction and has spent time training household staff in the United States; establishing service standards.

ASSOCIATE trainer – Bryen Li joined Magnums Butlers in 2014 as an Associate Butler Trainer; working with prominent resort hotels and private residences conducting training of butler staff and housekeeping/household management.  Training with Magnums Butlers with distinction, Bryen is also qualified under Magnums ISO 9001 certification for delivery of training programs for 7 Star Service TM and has also studied at a number of hospitality academies and colleges and has spent time working as a real butler in private households with staff in Hong Kong and China.Bryen has worked as a Chief Butler for some notable luxury resort properties in luxury destinations including the Maldives and brings to Magnums an understanding of the luxury villa environment.