Board Members 

Mr. Winston Lam, Chairman

  • Small business owner, startup founder and angel

  • Chairman of the Berkeley Club of Hong Kong and Former Chairman of Hong Kong Council of Early Childhood Education and Services (CECES)

  • Graduate of UC Berkeley (BS) and Stanford (MS) and alumnus of Tsinghua University

Dr. Henry Au, Deputy Chairman & CEO

  • Advisor to the International Institute of Management

  • Held senior positions in Hawaii Government, New World Group, TVB, ATV and Radio KNDI

  • Former President of U.S. States & Ports Association, Greater China 

  • Lectured at University of London, the Beijing Administrative College (中共北京市委黨校/北京行政學院), The National University of Taiwan, the University of Hawaii, Pearl Harbor Naval Station, Hickam Air Force Base, the City University of HK, and of Macau, and the HK Academy for Performing Arts.

  • Graduate of University of Hawai'i with MBA (1983) & Ph.D. (Political Science, 1984)

Sir David Akers-Jones (Deceased)

  • Chief Secretary of Hong Kong from 10 June 1985 – 11 February 1987

  • Acting Governor of Hong Kong from 5 December 1986 – 9 April 1987

  • First non-official Chairman of the Hong Kong Housing Authority from April 1988 to March 1993

  • Served as a Hong Kong Affairs Adviser to the Central Government of PRC from April 1993 to June 1997

  • Joined the Malayan Civil Service then Hong Kong Civil Service, since 1957

  • Founder and President of the Business and Professionals Federation (BPF)

  • Graduate of Oxford

Ms. Elaine Ann

  • Design Thinking practitioner

  • Honorary Project Director for the Centre of Entrepreneurship of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • User Experience Instructor of the Google EYE (Empowering Young Entrepreneurs) Program of The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2014

  • Advisor to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University – School of Design and The Hong Kong Design Institute

  • Alumnae of Stanford Executive Education Design Thinking Bootcamp

  • Graduate of Carnegie Mellon and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (Beijing) 

Mr. Richard Leung

  • Seasoned banker with experience in banking, securities and asset management in Asia

  • Held senior positions in UBS, DBS, HSBC, Delta Asia Financial Group, Citibank NA  

  • Council Member and Chairman of Investment Committee of Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Executive committee member of Youth Outreach and Business & Professional Federation of Hong Kong 

  • Graduate of U of Hawai'i-Shidler College of Business, U of Michigan and U of Minnesota

Ms. Iris Tang

  • Startup angel

  • Board Member of IOTA Hong Kong Internet of Things Alliance

  • Held senior positions in Opportunity Network and Enactus and strategic positions in Amway, The Hong Kong Jockey Club and J. Walter Thompson Worldwide

  • Graduate of Australian Graduate School of Management

Mr. Allen Yeung

  • Former Government CIO

  • Founding Chairman of Institute of Big Data Governance and Hong Kong Business Angel Network

  • Management Executive for HK Science Park, local and overseas technology companies

  • Graduate of Kellogg-UST (EMBA), Purdue University (MS), U of Texas (BS)

Mr. Foster Yim, Honourary Secretary

  • Practicing barrister, specialized in criminal litigation and advisory on listing matters

  • Court Member of Lingnan University, Hong Kong

  • Advisor to the Deep Learning Research & Application Centre of Heng Seng University of Hong Kong

  • Graduate of University of Nottingham, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Lingnan University

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Executive Committee Members

Ms. Catherine Chan (Community Building)

  • Worked in a hotel group's HR department

  • Graduate of Purdue U

Mr. Michael Cheung, Honourary Treasurer (Speaker Meetup)

  • Business Analyst in a fintech

  • Graduate of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Mr. Eddie Chou (Founders Roundtable)

  • Crypto investor, educator and consultant

  • Past business owner in Malaysia

  • Experienced in R&D and factory automation

  • Graduate of King's college London

Mr. Perry Lam (Internal Training)

  • Executive Storytelling Coach

  • TEDx speaker curator

  • Held regional Leadership roles at DHL Worldwide Express and Xerox Corporation

  • Graduate of William and Mary (BBA) and alumnus of Wharton, Columbia and Cranfield

Ms. Linlin Li (Monthly Drinks)

  • Management Consultant to family offices

  • Venture Capital Analyst

  • Graduate of Chinese University of Hong Kong

Ms. Mimi Tung (Corporate Liaison)

  • Business Consultant in a startup

  • Graduate of The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a focus in Social Sciences of Contemporary China Studies, and minor in Marketing

  • Alumna of National Taiwan University and Université Catholique de Lyon (UCLy)

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