Vice President (Student and Global Affairs) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Ms Christine Ip
Managing Director and CEO UOB Hong Kong
Christine joined United Overseas Bank Limited (“UOB”) in Jan 2011. She is a Managing Director responsible for developing the Bank’s Greater China strategy. Christine has been appointed as CEO of UOB Hong Kong since January 2012.
Christine is a seasoned banker with more than 27 years of experience in both Consumer and Corporate Banking, and she has significant experience in China. Prior to joining UOB, Christine has held a range of senior management positions in product and sales management, customer segment management and risk management in Hong Kong, US, Canada, Singapore and China with ANZ, Standard Chartered Bank and HSBC.
Her achievements have brought her the Asia Retail Congress award for “Best International Retail Banker’ in 2008 and she was also named by the China Woman Association as among the Top 100 Greater China Senior Women Executives in 2012.
Christine holds a Bachelor Degree of Arts from University of Hong Kong and MBA from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Ir Prof. Daniel M. Cheng, MH, JP
Managing Director Dunwell Enviro-Tech (Holdings) Ltd.
Chairman Federation of Hong Kong Industries
President Hong Kong Environmental Industry Association
Ir Prof. Daniel M. Cheng, MH, JP is the Managing Director of Dunwell Enviro-Tech (Holdings) Ltd, Chairman of Federation of Hong Kong Industries and Founding President of the Hong Kong Environmental Industries Association, Board member of Business Environment Council and Deputy Chairman of Hong Kong Green Strategy Alliance. He is a Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Engineers and also a Registered Professional Engineer and is currently Board member of Business Environment Council, Deputy Chairman of HK Green Strategy Alliance Member. Prof. Cheng also serves as the Council Member of Hong Kong Trade Development Council, member of the Energy Advisory Committee, Advisory Committee on Recycling Fund, Trade and Industry Advisory Board, Advisory Committee on Water Resources and Quality of Water Supplies, Economic Development Commission (Working Group on Manufacturing Industries, Innovative Technology, and Cultural and Creative Industries.
Dr Edmund Lee
Executive Director Hong Kong Design Centre
Dr Edmund Lee is the Executive Director of Hong Kong Design Centre, a non-profit organisation dedicated to raising Hong Kong’s profile as a design hub of creativity and innovation, driving value creation through design and innovation. He currently serves as Board of Director of PMQ, Member of the Design Council of The Federation of Hong Kong Industries, Nominated Member of Hong Kong Brand Development Council, Advisory Committee on Design, Licensing and Marketing of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, International Advisory Committee of The Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation, Arts and Culture Advisory Committee of Hong Kong International Airport, and Art Advisory Panel of MTR. He also serves as the Chairman of Design Faculty Advisory Committee of Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong. Dr Lee received his PhD in biotechnology from King’s College London and MBA from Warwick Business School.
Mr Gordon Lo
Director, Business Management Hong Kong Productivity Council
Mr Gordon Lo is the director of Business Management Branch of Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC). He has over 30 years of experience in business management and IT consulting. His portfolio spans across strategic planning, solution evaluation, feasibility study, process improvement, system integration, service innovation and supply chain management, etc. He is currently a member of the Advisory Panel on Retail Manpower Development of Commerce and Economic Development Bureau; member of Committee of IT Training & Development of Vocational Training Council; member of Joint Committee on Information Technology for the Social Welfare Sector of Social Welfare Department; member of Small & Medium Enterprise Committee of Trade and Industry Department; advisor of Technology Development Committee of Federation of HK Industries; council member of Hong Kong Computer Society, etc.
Mr Raymond Ho
Corporate and Marketing Communications Director Hutchison Telecommunications
Chairman The Hong Kong Advertisers Association
Raymond Ho is the corporate and marketing communications director for Hutchison Telecommunications. Since joining the group in 2003, he has been made responsible for different key roles, including branding and marketing communications, content development and marketing, sales management and customer servicing management. He has also involved in innovative and award-winning fixed-mobile cross platform services on smartphones and tablets such as 3 e-books, 3 movies, KKBOX music, Weibo, WhatsApp and Facebook packages, broadband entertainment on android boxes and home karaoke system. Raymond is currently the Chairman of the Hong Kong Advertisers Association, Chairman of the HK Audit Bureau of Circulations, and Vice-Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Interactive Marketing. He also sits regularly on the vetting panel for Create HK.
Mr Raymond Yip
Deputy Executive Director Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Mr Raymond Yip is the Deputy Executive Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the statutory organisation responsible for promoting and developing Hong Kong's international trade in products and services. He is responsible for the HKTDC’s marketing and external relations, as well as the organisation’s network of more than 40 offices worldwide. He also oversees promotion of product and service sectors, in addition to corporate marketing and communication. Mr Yip graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with an honours degree in Business Administration. He attended the Columbia Senior Executive Programme in 2003, and holds a Graduate Professional Diploma in E-Business, awarded by Michigan State University. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing of the UK.
Mr Spencer Wong
CEO & Creative Chairman McCANN & SPENCER
Chairman The Association of Accredited Advertising Agency of Hong Kong
Mr Spencer Wong started his career in advertising industry 28 years ago. He has worked in big names like Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, Ball Partnership, Bates, and M&C Saatchi. He was the first-ever Chinese winning 2 silver Lions in Cannes, that topped the show in 1994. He joined McCann World group in 2006 and under his leadership, McCann is ranked number 1 creative agency in Hong Kong since 2006 for 4 consecutive years. In 2009 he won the most renowned award in the industry – Creative Person of the Year in Asia by MEDIA. McCann was named the Creative Agency of the Year in 2012 and 14. He led the company in winning the first Grand Prix for Nike at Cannes in 2009, a first for the whole Great China region. McCann Hong Kong was renamed to McCANN & SPENCER in January 2015. Mr Wong was honoured the Best Agency Head of the 2015 in Greater China. Recently, he was voted as one of Hong Kong's 100 most influential people by Debrett’s. He graduated from Fine Arts at the University of Hong Kong, and was granted an MBA degree from National University of Dublin.
Dr Witman Hung, JP
Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong, Shenzhen Qianhai Authority
Dr Witman Hung is currently the principal liaison officer for Hong Kong, Shenzhen Qianhai Authority. He is currently the president of the Internet Professional Association, executive chairman of Chinese Big Data Society and vice chairman of the Monte Jade Science and Technology Association of HK. He was elected as a board of director and the eminent expert representing Hong Kong and China by the World Summit Awards, an initiative within the framework of UN WSIS. He is a Chartered Information Technology Professional and a fellow of the British Computer Society, the Chartered Management Institute, U.K., the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the Hong Kong Computer Society and the Internet Professional Association. He has served as a part-time member of the Central Policy Unit of the HKSAR Government during 2012-2014, and is currently a member of the Academic Committee of PanGoal Institution and Standing Committee of the Center for China and Globalisation. He also served as a member of 11th Standing Committee of the All China Youth Federation. In 2015 he was appointed as a Justice of the Peace by the Hong Kong SAR Government.
Dr Hung is currently the vice chairman of China Overseas Friendship Association’s Youth Committee, member of the Shenzhen CPPCC, member of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies, vice president of Guangdong's Association For Promotion of Cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong & Macao, chairman of Hong Kong Road Safety Association, chairman emeritus of the Y.Elites Association, secretary general of Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation and council member.
Ms Enoch Yiu
Chief Reporter South China Morning Post
Ms Enoch Yiu is the chief reporter of business pages at the SCMP. She leads the market team and writes news and feature stories with a focus on regulatory issues, stock exchanges, the Securities and Futures Commission, accountancy, insurance, pension and other financial industry development issues. She has a weekly column, White Collar – covering the latest issues in the professional industry and also hosts podcasts and video programs on SCMP.com. She is the author of two books They Mean Business, and Serving with Passion.