Ms. Tong Zhao
Tong is an independent advisor providing counsel to senior executives on critical matters impacting their corporate reputation. She was a partner of Brunswick Group from 2007 to 2018, during this period of 11 years, Tong led many issue management work and M&A communications, as well as corporate governance advisory and ESG reporting in Asia.
Prior to Brunswick, Tong had gathered extensive corporate experience in aerospace, auto and IT industries, as well as management consulting.
Ms. Yip Yan-yan
Yan-yan Yip is CEO of WYNG Foundation, a Hong Kong-based private foundation focusing on philanthropic work that aims to empower individuals and institutions to effect positive social change. Prior to joining WYNG Foundation, she is CEO of Civic Exchange, a local independent public policy think tank focusing on social and environmental policy research and stakeholders engagement. Yip is also experienced in organising community projects, facilitation and meeting design. She is currently a member of the Department of Public Policy Departmental Advisory Committee of City University of Hong Kong and she served on the board of other NGOs, including HER Fund and Little Life Warrior Society.
May Chun is currently Managing Director, Digital Product Solutions for Prudential Corporation Asia (PCA). She has over 25 years of experience in the life insurance industry, working with multi-national companies in Asia, North America and Australia. She was the Regional Chief Actuary for PCA with oversight responsibilities in the areas of asset and liability management, product strategy and pricing, capital management and risk monitoring across 12 markets in Asia.
May is passionate about using technology to improve health outcomes, particularly to create awareness about health issues that are preventable. She believes the digital revolution is presenting numerous unprecedented opportunities for innovation in the healthcare and related industries.
May holds a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University and is a Fellow of the Actuaries Institute Australia.
Richard commenced his career with some of Australia’s leading banks and insurers, and has over 25 years experience in financial services operational and advisory roles (including roles in asset management, banking, insurance and financial services distribution/brokerage).
Richard moved to Asia (Shanghai) in 2002, and HK in 2004, and has maintained a keen interest in environmental issues, and more recently, ESG sustainability factors. Richard has a B.A (University of Melbourne) and M.Bus (Mktg) (Monash Business School), and has been based in London, Melbourne, Sydney, Shanghai and Beijing.
Ms. Lisa Genasci
Lisa Genasci is the founder and CEO of ADM Capital Foundation (ADMCF), an innovative philanthropic vehicle to support critical research and impact-driven approaches to promoting environmental conservation in Asia. ADMCF has been widely recognized for its work on solutions to some of our most intransigent challenges: Our depleting oceans, the nexus between forestry and development, air quality and public health, the intersections among food, energy and water. Lisa provides ESG advisory services to ADM Capital funds. She has worked with the Hong Kong based investment manager to shape its environmental and social principles and supported the development of an in-house ESG tool.
A director of the Hong Kong-based Civic Exchange and Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap, Cambodia, Lisa is also an advisor to the Washington DC-based Ocean Foundation, Conservation Media Group and Hong Kong’s Clean Air Network. Lisa holds a BA degree with High Honors from Smith College and an LLM in Human Rights Law from HKU.
Dr. Hung Wing Tat
Dr. Wing-tat Hung was an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He lectured transport infrastructure development and its environmental impacts. His research interests fall in the areas of vehicle emissions, highway noise and safety as well as large infrastructure development. In his over 20 years of academic career, Dr. HUNG publishes widely in referred journals, books, conferences and local paper columns.
Dr. HUNG is also active in many professional bodies, including the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and Board member of the Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies as well as the environmental group Conservancy Association. He was also expert advisors to the Hong Kong 2030 Study and the Planning Study on the co-ordinated development of the Greater Pearl River Delta townships. He was a member of the Advisory Council on the Environment. He involved in many Government projects on vehicle emission control including a) alternative fuels for taxi and minibuses; b) low cost after-treatment devices for small diesel vehicles; c) diesel catalyst for heavy duty diesel vehicles and d) the pilot transport green fund projects.
Feng Chang is a Managing Director at Bank of America. In her role, she leads the team under Global Markets sales and trading to manage counterparty credit risk and bank’s funding risk. She is at the forefront of bank’s evolution in the derivative business and the Regulatory changes the industry has been confronted with.
Feng always believes in giving back to the society and growing together with the community. She involves in two areas which are dear to her hearts, empowering women and environmental protection advocacy. She mentors female entrepreneurs via the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women program. She serves as Board Advisor to Mission for Migrate Workers (MFMW) as well as Women Leaders Institute, organizations that
empowers women across all industries. She involves closely with bank’s ESG initiatives to promote awareness and implement actions.
Feng holds a Ph.D. in Mathematical Finance from Imperial College, London.
Mr. Poon is an independent non-executive director of AAC Technologies Holdings Inc. and Hysan Development Company Limited and a non-executive director of Tai Chong Cheang Group. He was formerly managing director and deputy chief executive of Hang Seng Bank Limited and had held senior management posts in HSBC Group.
Mr. Poon was a former chairman of Hang Seng Index Advisory Committee, Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited, a former member of the Board of Inland Revenue of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Environment and Conservation Fund Investment Committee, and a former committee member of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Poon holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia, is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Poon is also a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors. He is an adviser to the Asia Pacific Institute for Strategy.
Po is a board-level senior finance executive with over 30 years of experience and has worked in several large multi-billion international organizations. He was born in Hong Kong but spent most of his life in London, and in 2012 he came to Hong Kong for a 2-year assignment before returning in 2017 to be permanently based here.
Through his outdoor activities, he often encountered alarming levels of high air pollution. As a father of three, he is extremely concerned with the damages what this does to our children’s health as well to other vulnerable groups of society, the elderly. Researches have shown that these two groups (together with those with respiratory problems) are more susceptible to the adverse the effect of poor air quality and this drove him into the search for how to help to improve the air quality in our city.
He feels that raising public awareness, behavioural changes and influencing government policies will help to drive to improve the air quality of the city. As a Non-Executive Director of CAN, he looks forward to engaging with businesses, the community and official bodies in achieving these goals.
Sally is a Partner at Select Investors with 25 years’ experience in providing wealth management advice to clients with a wide range of international backgrounds. Previously Sally was a Portfolio Manager managing multi-asset portfolios across global markets. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Chartered Wealth Manager.
Sally is passionate about Sustainable Investing and has experience advising clients on ESG and Impact Investing. She is a member of the British Chamber CSR Steering Group and is committed to promoting company investment in their staff, the community in which they operate and the environment. She was a mentor in the Women’s Foundation Mentor programme 2018/19, supporting female leadership development and is a member of the Hong Kong local committee of the St. James’s Place Foundation.
Sally is a member of the Hong Institute of Directors and a participant in the FT Non-Executive Director Diploma programme 2019/20.
Dr. Anthony Ng
Dr. Ng Kwok Keung