The Hon. Ronald Arculli, GBM, GBS, JP
Senior Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
Mr Ronald Arculli is the senior partner of King & Wood Mallesons, the Hong Kong
Office of one of the largest law firms in Mainland China and Australia. He is an
Independent Non-Executive Director and former Chairman of the Hong Kong
Exchanges and Clearing Limited and serves on the boards of several major listed
companies in Hong Kong. In addition, he was the Chairman (2010-2012) and
Board Member (2008-2012) of the World Federation of Exchanges.
Mr Arculli is also a member of the Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District
Authority and chairs the Common Purpose Charitable Foundation Limited, the
Hong Kong chapter of a London-based not-for-profit international organization for
His long and distinguished public service includes being a Member of the
Legislative Council of Hong Kong (1988-2000), a Non-Official Member (November
2005 – June 2012) and the Convenor of the Non-Official Members (December
2011- June 2012) of the Executive Council of the HKSAR Government, and the
Chairman of the Hong Kong Jockey Club (2002-2006).
Ms. Annie Chen
Ms. Annie Chen was born and raised in Hong Kong. She obtained her B.A. from Brown University
and her LL.B. from Columbia Law School.
After graduation, she practiced as a tax lawyer, first in San Francisco and then in Hong Kong,
specializing in U.S. and cross-border tax planning for corporations as well income, trust
and estate tax planning for individuals. For the past thirteen years, she has been involved
in the development and management of a family office that provides a range of services for
three generations of family members.
More recently, Annie has been working on incorporating socially- and environmentally-responsible
values into her investment process. She believes that one of the most pressing challenges
of our time is moving the planet towards sustainability. As a private investor, Annie sees
committing her resources to responsible and ethical investing as an important means of
contributing to this process.
Towards the more philanthropic end of the investment spectrum, Annie is exploring opportunities
to invest for social and environmental impact. She is also very interested in social entrepreneurship
and is seeking ways to enhance its development in Hong Kong and in Asia.
Mr. Bernard Chan, GBS, JP
President, Asia Financial Holdings and Asia Insurance
Mr. Bernard Chan is a deputy to the National People's Congress and a member of the Executive Council, Hong Kong’s highest policy-making body. From 1998 to 2008, he was also a member of the Legislative Council, where he represented the Insurance Functional Constituency.. A graduate of Pomona College in California, he is the President of Asia Financial Holdings and Asia Insurance. He is Chairmanship of the Council for Sustainable Development, the Hong Kong Council on Social Service, Hong Kong-Thailand Business Council, Lingnan University, Advisory Committee on Revitalisation of Historic Buildings, Antiquities Advisory Board and the Standing Committee on Judicial Salaries and Conditions of Service, and Vice Chairmanship of Oxfam Hong Kong.
Mr. Leong Cheung
Operating Partner, Bain Capital Asia Portfolio Group
Mr. Leong Cheung received an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BBA from the Chinese University
of Hong Kong, where he later had taught strategy for five years as part-time lecturer. He joined
Bain Capital Asia in 2008, and is currently the Operating Partner of Bain Capital Asia Portfolio Group.
Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Global Sourcing & Supply Chain at Esquel Group,
the founder and CEO of an Internet start-up and a senior consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.
Mr. Cheung is a Court and Council member of the Hong Kong Lingnan University, a trustee of Esquel Y.L.
Yang Education Foundation and an Advisory Committee member of the Hong Kong Quality Migrant Admission Scheme.
Mr. Patrick Cheung
Founder & Chairman, Dialogue in the Dark HK
Founder & Honorary Executive Director, The Jade Club
Mr. Cheung is a serial-entrepreneur. He started his career working for a
multinational and built the Asian business for the company. In 1992, he
founded his own company on flexible packaging business in China, and
grew it into a leading player in China. At the age of 50, Mr. Cheung sold his
company and devoted full time in promoting social entrepreneurship in Hong
Kong and China. He is one of the founding Directors of Hong Kong Social
Entrepreneurship Forum, the leading social entrepreneurship platform in
Hong Kong. He successfully brings Dialogue in the Dark to Hong Kong and
quickly achieved financial sustainability without donation and government
funding. Mr. Cheung is also the interim country representative for Ashoka
for Greater China region from 2009-2010. In 2011, Mr. Cheung established
Water Drops Foundation to focus his philanthropic work in promoting social
innovation for elderly sectors.
Mr. Cheung graduated from Hong Kong University with B.Sc. Degree in
Industrial Engineering. He had attended the PMD program at Harvard
Business School, and the Management Training from INSEAD. He also hold
a master degree in international relation and public affair from Hong Kong
Mr. Water Cheung
Senior Partner and CEO Asia Pacific, StormHarbour Securities
Mr. Water Cheung spent more than two decades in global investment banking encompassing Trading, Sales and
Corporate Finance. Water is currently the Senior Partner and Asia CEO of StormHarbour Securities,
a global merchant bank boutique with 150 professionals globally. Prior to that, Water was the
Treasurer and Head of Emerging Markets of The Royal Bank of Scotland in Asia. From 2000-2007,
Water was with DBS Bank. He built and managed the DBS’ Derivatives and Debt Capital Market business
in Asia. Water started his investment banking career in the 80’s in Canada. He returned to Asia in
1993 and worked for Chase Manhattan Bank and CIBC Financial Products. Water was the first generation
derivative trader in Asia’s emerging markets. Water is a CFA and received an Engineering degree from
the University of Toronto and a MBA degree from York University, Canada. Water is an also regular
columnist in the Hong Economic Journal (信報) and Ming Pao (明報).
Ms. Rosanna Choi
Partner, CWCC CPA
Practising accountant, a partner of a medium-sized Certified Public Accountants firm. MBA
(University of Sydney), Master of Science in Information System Management. Tirelessly
searching for the peak of mountain, the trench of ocean, and the zenith of her achievement.
Rosanna is one of the core organizers of The 30S Group. She is also a committee member of
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) HK. She actively participates in
community services as organized by The 30S Group and ACCA HK. She believes that SVHK
can be a strong enabler for successful social ventures because of our understanding of
both social and commercial sectors, our strong team of seasoned professionals, and our passion
to change our society to be a better one.
Mr. Philip Ho
Senior Vice President, Asia Financial Holdings
Mr. Philip Ho is Senior Vice President of Asia Financial Holdings Limited, a listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange taking equity stakes in service providers of general insurance, life insurance, retirement funds/pensions, health care, property development and other investments. Mr. Ho is also the executive Vice Secretary General of the HK Federation of Overseas Chinese Associations.
Mr. Laurence Li
Laurence is a barrister. After graduating from Yale (BA) and Harvard (JD), he worked at a law firm in
New York and later joined the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong. Desperately in love with
this city, Laurence’s favorite leisure activities are roaming around in Mong Kok, hiking in Sai Kung,
and eating fish balls from street vendors. He has completed the Trailwalker twice and, although
rather out of shape nowadays, hopes to run in the Hong Kong Marathon.
Mr. Francis Ngai
CEO, Social Ventures Hong Kong
Francis is the founder and CEO of Social Ventures Hong Kong. Before fully dedicated to found SVhk in 2007,
Francis was Assistant Vice President/ Head of Strategy of a listed technology conglomerate in HK,
and was responsible for the corporate development and strategy in China. He is now serving in a number of government advisories,
including part-time member of Central Policy Unit, HKSAR Govt 09/10, Enhancing Self-Reliance Fund of Home Affairs Bureau and
Sustainable Development Council of Environmental Protection Department. He is also a part-time visiting lecturer in universities,
focusing on social innovation and entrepreneurship. He was selected as Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award Hong Kong 2011 and
Young Global Leader of World Economic Forum 2012. As a running veteran, he did marathon for 10 years and will challenge himself
for Gobi March - a 250km self-supported challenge at Gobi desert in 2012.
Mr. Joseph Ngai
Managing Partner, McKinsey & Co. HK
Joe is a partner of McKinsey & Company, the global management consulting firm, and leads its Asia asset
management and insurance practice. He is an author of "Life Insurance in Asia", and is a regular contributor
to industry forums. He is passionate about community services, sits on the Steering Committee of Youth
Business Hong Kong, and is a core organizer of 30S Group, where he leads the survey project 30S Pulse.
He is a graduate of Harvard College, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School.
Mr. Tony Tsoi
Mr. Tony Tsoi is Chief Executive Officer of Varitronix International Limited, a company listed
on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He is a non-executive director of China WindPower Holdings
Limited and Fairwood Holdings Limited, both of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Tony was a former Deputy Chairman of the Listing Committee of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
and served on different committees of the SFC. He graduated from the University of Western
Ontario with an Honors Business Administration degree, and has worked for companies in the
investment banking, media and manufacturing industries. He is a columnist and radio host,
and has published several books.
Mr. Bryan Wong
Executive Director and COO, Lark Group
Bryan is an Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of a local business group
with interests in entertainment, food and beverage, consumer products and property
businesses. Previously he held various positions at Hong Kong Disneyland and the
Boston Consulting Group. He has an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania,
and MSSc and BBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Mr. Stephen Wong
Adjunct Lecturer, CUHK
Stephen Wong is currently an adjunct lecturer at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
for the Masters Program of the Global Political Economy, and at the Hong Kong University
SPACE for the Institute for China Business.
He is a member of the Budget and Allocation Committee at the Community Chest of Hong Kong,
a Director of the Board of the Clean Air Network, and a member of the Sustainable Development
Committee at the Sowers Action. He is an economic columnist for Hong Kong Economic Journal
Monthly, i-Money Magazine, and Apple Daily. He is the chief economist for the Hong Kong Metro
He was a Managing Director and member of the Fixed Income Management Committee (Asia Pacific)
at RBS. He was Head of Structured Credit Derivatives and Alternatives (Asia Pacific).
Previously, he was with UBS (London) as an Executive Director and Lehman Brothers
(from 1997-2004 in London and New York) as a Director.
He graduated from Yale University (M.A.) and received a B.A. in Economics from the
University of Chicago.