Elected Members

Anne KerrChairMott MacDonaldRead moreRead lessAs Chairman of the Environment and Energy Committee (2007 – 2016), Anne has assisted in the preparation of submissions to the government on climate change, air and water quality objectives, sustainable development, the CE's policy addresses and participated in the debates on a wide range of topics of interest to Committee Members and the Community at large. She took up the Vice Chair role on the General Committee in 2016 and has continued to support various Committees including Environment and Energy Committee. In recognition of the cross-cutting nature of the smart cities agenda which is being promulgated by HK Government, Anne established the Smart City Forum which draws its membership from across the Chamber with the express intent of sharing information, informing, showing leadership and providing direction in this diverse and fast growing sector of interest, too both the public and private sectors. Her Chamber priorities for 2017/18 include focused lobbying of government in terms of ensuring an integrated approach is adopted for development initiatives and particularly those around the Smart City Agenda, as well as recognition and action on climate change and energy and water resource issues. As Managing Director Greater China and Global Head of Cities at Mott MacDonald Anne has access and engages with city leaders and officials in many parts of the globe and she works as an informal “ambassador” for Hong Kong’s achievements as well as bringing examples of best practice back to Hong Kong.
Jeremy SheldonVice ChairJones Lang LaSalle LtdRead moreRead lessJeremy is the Managing Director of the Markets Business in Asia Pacific for Jones Lang LaSalle. He is presently the Chairman of the Chamber's Real Estate Committee. Jeremy has lived in HK for over 25 years, and in the property industry for over 31 years. In this time he has been based in Europe, the US but most significantly 23 years in HK. He brings a global perspective to the challenges faced by both occupiers and developers in HK, as China and more broadly APAC competes on the world stage. He believes that his experience and ongoing regional /global interaction with all manner of companies, as they look to set up/ rationalise their operations in Hong Kong and Asia will benefit the Chamber in its mission. He will continue to focus on the concerns/ issues that affect the Chamber members, especially as they relate to the HK Property market but also across the broader HK business environment. He is facilitating this through his active participation in the various property professional bodies of HK, such as the RICS General Practice Board, the HKIS and government relations through the daily course of business.
Keith PogsonTreasurerEY Read moreRead lessKeith has held numerous roles with the HKICPA including previously President (2012), and is presently Chair of the Regulatory Oversight Board as well as member of the Governance Committee. Keith is also a member of the Finance, Communications & Administration Committee of the Financial Reporting Council (“FRC”) of the HKSAR, a Board Director of Pathfinders HK, and a Board Observer for The Women’s Foundation. He is a Fellow and member of the Greater China Strategy Advisory Group of the ICAEW. Keith has lived and worked in HK for over 26 years (and worked for EY for over 31 years) and has extensive experience in supporting Hong Kong’s role as an International Financial Centre. Keith brings a strong knowledge of the Hong Kong Regulatory and Financial policy environment and the regional context within which that sits. Keith also represents EY on the Global Public Policy Committee Bank Working Group, the forum through which the “Big 4 +2” Accounting firms intersect with the Official Sector, such as the FSB, Basel Committee, IAIS, IOSCO and other Global Regulators and Policy makers and leads the EY relationship with these bodies. Through this he has a strong understanding of global regulatory and policy evolution around Financial Services and hence how these impact Hong Kong.
Paul McCombExecutive Director & SecretaryBritish ChamberRead moreRead lessPaul is the Executive Director of the Chamber and is responsible for the Chamber’s overall management, its financial status and staff. Paul joins us from the UK’s Department for International Trade where he was responsible for developing and delivering the UK’s strategy to achieve GBP 1 trillion in exports by 2030.
Rachel Huf DirectorBarclays BankRead moreRead lessBio pending.
Graham BakerDirectorJardine Matheson & Jardine Matheson Holdings LimitedRead moreRead lessGraham was appointed Group Finance Director of Jardine Matheson and a director of Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited on 15th June 2020. Prior to joining the Group, Graham served as a board director and chief financial officer of Smith+Nephew plc, a FTSE 100 medical technology company, from 2017 to 2020, prior to which he was chief financial officer at privately-owned generic pharmaceutical company Alvogen. Before joining Alvogen, he held a range of senior leadership roles at the global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca over a 20-year period, including VP Finance, International, VP Global Financial Services and CFO North America. During his time at Astra Zeneca, Graham lived and worked in the UK, Sweden, Japan, Singapore and the USA. Graham graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Master of Arts Degree in Economics and qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser with Arthur Andersen. He is married with three children.
Kathryn WeaverDirectorSeyfarth ShawRead moreRead lessPending
Omar MalikDirectorThe Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation LimitedRead moreRead lessOmar Malik is CFO for HSBC Hong Kong & Macau, and is a Chartered Accountant (ICAS) with over 18 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined HSBC in London in 2011 and held diverse roles across the finance function, including in Global Accounting Policy, Financial Control and Business Finance. In 2018 he moved to Hong Kong to take up the role of CFO for the Hong Kong Insurance business and then went on to head Insurance Finance globally, playing a key role in the acquisition of AXA Singapore. Following the completion of the transaction, he took up the role of CFO for Wealth and Personal Banking across Asia-Pacific, leading finance for the segment across 18 markets before recently assuming his current role across the Hong Kong and Macau operations. Prior to HSBC, Omar worked at Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Office where he managed various audit and consulting engagements with several international and domestic insurance and asset management groups. Omar holds a degree in Economics from the University of Warwick. .
Susheela RiversDirectorDLA PiperRead moreRead lessSusheela Rivers is head of the Real Estate Group and the Hospitality & Leisure Group for DLA Piper in Asia Pacific. She is a solicitor of England and Wales and also admitted in Hong Kong. With 25 years' experience in real estate investments and developments, hotel, retail and mixed use sectors, Susheela has been instrumental in advising on landmark developments throughout the region including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Macau, Malaysia, Korea, India, Vietnam and Indonesia. With a focus in real estate acquisitions/disposals, financings, developments, leases, hotels and private funding initiatives, Susheela advises international and regional private equity real estate funds, property companies, hotel groups, investment banks, retailers and hospitals on aspects of real estate transactions from structuring the investments, developments, project and investment management, real estate operation to the exit strategies. She transacts also on deals in England. Susheela has been acknowledged as Best in Real Estate by the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2014. She was also named as a leading individual in the area of Real Estate by Asia Pacific Legal 500. Asia Pacific Legal 500 went on to note that Susheela "is a hospitality sector expert with deep knowledge of the real estate market". In addition, she was acknowledged as a leading lawyer in the area of Real Estate by The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers and Chambers Asia Pacific. Under Susheela's leadership, DLA Piper's Real Estate group is ranked as Tier 1 for Real Estate in China, Hong Kong and Thailand by Asia Pacific Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 and Tier 1 for Real Estate Funds in Hong Kong by IFLR1000. Clients say of Susheela Rivers: "She understands the issues very well and has a very commercial point of view on matters which helps get the deal done." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2017.
Stephen KittsDirectorEversheds SutherlandRead moreRead lessStephen Kitts is the Managing Partner of Eversheds Sutherland in Asia and a corporate M&A lawyer. Stephen lives in Hong Kong having arrived in November 2012. He quickly recognised the valuable contribution made by the Chamber to business life and is an enthusiastic supporter of its “doing business” ethos. Eversheds Sutherland is recognised as a progressive international law firm with an ambitious agenda to build its business in Greater China. Stephen believes there is real alignment between the strategic objectives of the Chamber and his firm that resulted in Eversheds Sutherland becoming a Sterling Member in 2013. Stephen sits on the Financial Markets Committee and has a keen interest in how the Chamber facilities strategic interactions between stakeholders in Hong Kong and fosters meaningful relationships with businesses in the UK. If elected, Stephen will proactively contribute to the Chamber’s activities and work with members to ensure their interests are best served.
Paul McSheaffreyVice ChairKPMGRead moreRead lessPaul is KPMG’s Head of Banking & Capital Markets for Hong Kong and has worked with a variety of clients in Hong Kong and across Asia advising them on a range of matters. Paul’s clients comprise institutions in retail/commercial banking, private wealth management and investment banking with a particular focus on international groups’ operations in Asia. Paul regularly engages with regulators, principally the HKMA, sharing views on industry and client matters. Paul has a particular interest on advising firms on their governance, risk and control processes with a recent focus on advising on conduct and culture. Paul has been a member of the Financial Markets Committee for over five years. Paul is passionate about the promotion and continuing development of Hong Kong as the international financial centre for Asia and contributes to this, most recently with the Private Wealth Management Association in 2018 whitepaper on developing Hong Kong as an offshore wealth management hub. He has seen firsthand the ability of Chambers and industry associations to reach, and influence, policy makers and regulators on what actions are needed. Paul has been living and working in Hong Kong for nearly 15 years. He is married with two children at school in Hong Kong. Paul is active in mini-rugby in Hong Kong and is the Treasurer of the Hong Kong Football Club youth rugby section and is the team manager for the under-9s as well as being a budding referee!
Jonathan CummingsDirectorLandor & FitchRead moreRead lessJonathan founded what is now FITCH Hong Kong in 2009. He moved to Hong Kong from London as a partner in independent experience design consultancy StartJG to develop the business in Asia having previously set up operations in Dubai and Moscow. StartJG HK quickly grew to become one of the most respected consultancies in Asia, winning Agency of the Year awards in HK in 2014, 15 and 16. In October 2016, WPP acquired a majority stake and StartJG HK became part of FITCH, the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy, with Jonathan remaining a significant shareholder. An expert in brand strategy, Jonathan has influenced many of the world’s leading brands including the Virgin Group, Chow Tai Fook, Bulgari, Dubai Airports, Genting and Swire. Amongst other voluntary roles Jonathan is a Director of CricketHK, board advisor to Ethiopian fashion brand ENZI, advisor to racing driver Dan Wells and founder of the Cambodian Children’s Fund Panda Paddlers, possibly the largest dragon boat team in the world. Jonathan is married with two children.
Richard JonesDirectorStandard Chartered Bank (HK) LimitedRead moreRead lessRichard joined SCB on 1 June 2009. His main Responsibilities is Legal risk management for Asia and is member of the SCB Legal Management Team. Before joining SCB, Richard was Asia General Counsel for GE Money based in Tokyo and Hong Kong. Richard has over 30 years of legal experience in financial services law and regulation having previously been in private practice, most recently as a partner with Slaughter and May in Hong Kong. He has also practised at Mallesons in Melbourne and Linklaters in London. Richard is qualified in Hong Kong, England & Wales, and Victoria & NSW (Australia).
Richard SellDirectorHong Kong Aircarft Engineering Company (HAECO)Read moreRead lessRichard Sell is a highly experienced executive with over 20 years of leadership experience in diverse industries and corporate structures. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of HAECO Group, where he is responsible for the company’s strategy and for driving safety, quality, and operational excellence to meet the needs of its global customer base. In his previous role, Mr. Sell served as the CEO of Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Ltd (HAESL), a joint venture between HAECO and Rolls-Royce. Throughout his career, Mr. Sell has held management positions with several Swire group companies, including Cathay Pacific Airways, Swire Pacific, Swire Shipping, Swire Energy Services, and Swire Pacific Offshore in Hong Kong, Singapore, India, and Europe. He has gained extensive experience in the aviation, marine, retail, and distribution sectors, and has been responsible for wholly owned subsidiaries and joint ventures covering Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland.
Steven Chan DirectorPrudentialRead moreRead lessBio pending.

Ex Officios

Brian Davidson CMGMember - Ex OfficioBritish Consul-GeneralRead moreRead lessMr Brian Davidson CMG serves as His Majesty’s Consul General to Hong Kong and Non-Resident Consul General to Macao, having taken up the position in July 2021. Brian joined the FCO in 1985 and has served in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai in China, and in Lithuania and Australia, before his most recent overseas posting as Ambassador to Thailand. While in the UK, Brian has worked for the Cabinet Office as an analyst on international terrorism and on secondment to International Financial Services London as Deputy Chief Executive. Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Cambridge University. He speaks Mandarin Chinese, French, some Lithuanian and Thai. Brian married his husband, Scott, in 2014 in one of the first same-sex marriages performed at the British Embassy Beijing. They are now the happy parents of three children.
Chris WoodwardMemberBritish Consulate GeneralRead moreRead lessBio pending.
Susanna MorleyMemberThe British CouncilRead moreRead lessBio pending.

Co-opted Members

David EllisCo-opted MemberMayer BrownRead moreRead lessDavid Ellis is a partner of Mayer Brown based in the Hong Kong office. His work focuses on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and commercial transactions with particular emphasis on the real estate sector and health care sector. In his 28 years in Asia David has worked on transactions in Hong Kong, PRC, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Mongolia, Guam, Sri Lanka & Vietnam in various practice areas including aircraft finance, restructuring, technology and M&A, more recently focusing on private equity transactions.
Andrew MacGeochCo-opted MemberBryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLPRead moreRead lessAndrew’s practice focuses on the Real Estate, Hospitality and Project sectors, he has extensive experience in dealing with infrastructure developments, mixed-use and hospitality & leisure projects. During his 25 years in Asia he has been representing developers, owners, institutional investors, governments and statutory corporations. His practice involves projects throughout Asia and he is best known for his work across Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Vietnam and Thailand.
Mary SimpsonCo-opted MemberICAEWRead moreRead lessMary is an accomplished business leader with over 20 years’ experience in project management, business development, marcomms, and member engagement. Specialising in event and project management, Mary has overseen the implementation of conferences and events in Hong Kong, Australia, Hawaii, and Amsterdam with up to 20,000 people. As Head of ICAEW’s Hong Kong office, Mary is responsible for driving growth in member engagement and ensuring the office delivers value to its several thousand local members. Previously, as Director of Events and Sponsorship for the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Mary oversaw 400+ events and activities annually and worked extensively with AmCham’s Board of Governors, Committees, members, HKSAR Government officials, U.S. Government officials, trade associations and key stakeholders. As an accomplished public speaker, Mary was Master of Ceremonies for InterCham’s Annual Business Luncheon with Hong Kong’s Chief Executive and attended by 1,200+ Hong Kong business leaders and national ambassadors. Additionally, Mary was the Hong Kong Master of Ceremonies for the Asia tour of previous U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Mary is passionate about volunteering her time in pastoral ministry and life coaching and currently leads a mentoring group for young professional women from Blackrock, Google, Macquarie Bank, and PMI.
Sean TuckfieldCo-opted MemberPwCRead moreRead lessSean Tuckfield is a partner in Technology, Info-Comms and Entertainment (TICE) practice in PwC Hong Kong. After six years working in the UK firm's technology practice, he transferred to Hong Kong in 1994. He has in-depth knowledge of the Hong Kong mobile and fixed line telecoms sectors. He has extensive experience in advising listed multinational companies on accounting, internal control and corporate governance matters and of telecoms related mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and capital markets transactions in Hong Kong, the USA and Europe.
Tony WoodCo-opted MemberDeloitte ChinaRead moreRead less partner with Deloitte China and is responsible for its Banking and Capital Markets practice in Asia Pacific. He is also responsible for managing relationships with a number of large financial institutions and regulators in Hong Kong. Tony has lived in Hong Kong since 2007 and has worked in China since 2003. He brings extensive experience and relationships across Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Europe and is passionate about the ongoing and future development of business in Hong Kong. Tony is an economist by training and maintains a strong interest in economic and public policy issues.

Sub-Committee Chairs

Benjamin StottSub-committee ChairKPMGRead moreRead lessBen joined KPMG in 2011 and is currently part of KPMGs markets team focused mainly on inbound and outbound clients between China and the UK. Ben started his career at KPMG in the Audit practise focused mainly on multi-national Real Estate and Hotel clients. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Studies with Sport and also has a Postgrad Diploma in Accounting.
Eileen O'ConnellSub-committee ChairEYRead moreRead lessOriginally from the UK, Eileen moved to Asia with MCI Communications Inc. at the end of 2003, and held a variety of regional roles with the company until March 2007 when she left after 12 successful years as a senior Sales Executive, Managing Director, and member of the APAC Executive Leadership Team. Being determined to get involved with philanthropy beyond the financial contribution, Eileen began volunteering her time with the Christina Noble Childrens’ Foundation in 2007, and accepted the role of General Manager for the Hong Kong operation, which she performed until August 2011. Eileen has remained actively engaged with the Foundation as a Director on the Hong Kong board, continuing to exploit the significant opportunities for Corporate Social Development in the region. A permanent resident of Hong Kong, Eileen has made an effort to learn basic Cantonese, and has been involved in a number of local community initiatives in the Sai Kung area where she lives. She is an active member of the Women in Business Committee for the British Chamber of Commerce, and has a BSc in Biology from London University.
Hanif KanjiSub-committee ChairSinophi HealthcareRead moreRead lessHanif is the founder and CEO of Sinophi Healthcare, a company which invests in and manages hospitals in China, focusing on public general hospitals and selected specialty hospitals. Sinophi works in partnership with hospitals in China’s rapidly growing urban areas to deliver improvements in the delivery of healthcare. Sinophi brings to hospitals in China international hospital expertise and technology, and builds partnerships with leading UK and international healthcare service and product partners. Earlier in his career, Hanif qualified as a doctor and practiced in the UK. He then spent eleven years in investment banking in corporate finance, derivatives and asset management with financial institutions including Prudential-Bache in London and New York, and Société Générale (SocGen) in Paris and Hong Kong. Returning to healthcare in 2000, Hanif undertook (as COO for Hong Kong) the restructuring of then HK-listed ehealthcareasia.com which he turned from loss to profit in nine months. This included the development of an innovative, web-based, combined medical claims processing and clinic management software and its implementation to Hong Kong’s largest physician group of over 700 doctors. Hanif graduated in medicine from Cambridge University and received his MBA from The Wharton School, USA.
Iain ReedSub-committee ChairEFARead moreRead lessOriginally from the UK, Iain has lived in in several regions of the Asia Pacific since 1989 including Thailand, Indonesia, India, Singapore and now Hong Kong. After graduating from Cambridge University he immediately set up his first Company, trading consumer goods between Indonesia and the UK. He then spent 10 years as an investment analyst for Barclays De Zoete & Wedd, Société Générale, and CLSA before leaving to found EFA in 2003, of which he is now Chairman. Iain’s role as Chairman includes acting as a brand ambassador, overseeing the financial and legal functions as well as the Consulting Services division, and business development for the group. He is currently working to diversify the group’s product range, focusing on EFAdrin. He is a member of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, sitting on the Financial Markets, IT and SME committees and the Chairman of the Angel Committee, a programme which connects entrepreneurs with angel investors in Hong Kong. He is also the founding President of TiE Hong Kong, the local chapter of TiE, which is a global non-profit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship through mentoring, education and networking. Iain is an active member of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Hong Kong and the Asian region and is an angel investor.
Jill WongSub-committee ChairHowse WilliamsRead moreRead lessJill specialises in financial services and corporate regulatory and compliance issues. She was previously Deputy General Counsel at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, in-house counsel at Credit Suisse and consultant at leading international law firms. Her unique experience allows her to advise on both on contentious and non-contentious issues. Jill's experience compasses all aspects of banking and securities laws and rules affecting listed companies. She regularly represents clients in regulatory (for example, SFC, HKMA, HKEx and ICAC) investigations. She is active in new areas of regulatory scrutiny such as money-laundering, sponsor liability, corporate governance, privacy, retail payment systems and competition. She is identified as a leading lawyer in legal directories and named as an External Counsel of the Year in Asian-Mena's 2013 survey of in-house counsel.
Vivian LinesSub-committee ChairLines ConsultingRead moreRead lessVivian Lines is an award-winning senior adviser to companies in APAC with extensive experience in corporate communications, financial communications government advisory, communications planning, and reputation and crisis management. Earlier this year he founded Lines Consultancy Limited in Hong Kong, an integrated communications consultancy. Prior to this he was Chairman Asia Pacific at Hill+Knowlton Strategies and worked with Hill+Knowlton for 35 years in multiple roles across APAC, the Middle East and the UK. He is currently based in Hong Kong. At the C-suite level Mr Lines has counseled major corporate clients in China, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, and Indonesia. He has managed IPO communications for companies listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and has worked with clients in multiple sectors, including: eCommerce, genomics, energy, electronics, banking/finance/insurance, and aviation. His public affairs experience includes communications advisory to various government and government-linked entities in different capacities. He has also provided communications training for senior officials at the ASEAN Secretariat, the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management, and for government representatives from each of the ASEAN Member States. He holds an MBA from Duke University, an MA in Political Science from Georgetown University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Kent. He also holds a Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma and sits as a Director on the Board of a family-owned Indonesian energy business.
Pat WooSub-committee ChairKPMGRead moreRead lessPat is a Partner of Strategic Development at KPMG who oversees Corporate Social Responsibility as well as being a core member of the KPMG China Steering Committee on Climate Change & Sustainability (“CC&S”). He is also a member of the KPMG Global CC&S network. He has been active for over 9 years in the field of sustainable development in his previous capacity as a director at Central Textiles. Through his leadership Central Textiles was the first textile company in Asia to issue a Sustainability Report under the Global Reporting Initiatives (“GRI”) Guidelines in 2008. The report subsequently received an award from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”). Through his initiatives Central Textiles subsequently won the Gold Award for the Hang Seng Pearl River Delta Environmental Award in 2012 and the Hong Kong Award for Environmental Excellence – Manufacturing Sector in 2013. For his contribution to the textile industry with regards to sustainability, Pat received the Young Industrialist of the Year award from the Federation of Hong Kong Industries in 2009. Pat currently serves on the United Nations Economic & Social Commission for Asia Pacific (UNESCAP) on their Sustainable Business Network Task Force on Banking and finance. He was also previously the founder and Chairman of the Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium, which he continues to sit in the executive committee to push the sustainability agenda in the textile and apparel industry.
Shaman ChellaramSub-committee ChairColliersRead moreRead lessShaman has 18 years’ experience in the real estate industry across Asia and Europe. As Senior Director | Asia at Colliers, he advises clients across the hotel & commercial real estate sectors in Hong Kong and key international markets. He works with hotel owners, hotel operators, family offices, PERE funds, developers and other investors. In addition to his role as Vice-Chair of BritCham’s Real Estate Committee, he is a member of the ULI Hospitality Development Council and the China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong & International Chapter. He is licensed under the Hong Kong Estate Agents Authority, qualified in 'Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management' and is co-founder of YAMA Foundation (yamahk.org).
Simon BookerSub-committee ChairPwCRead moreRead lessSimon Booker is a Partner in PwC’s Hong Kong office. He specialises in Infrastructure advisory, due diligence, and corporate finance advisory. He has a particular sector focus in transport, healthcare and social infrastructure and the regulated utility sectors including energy and water. Simon has worked in Hong Kong and China for much of the past ten years. Simon has advised on landmark Hong Kong and China infrastructure projects, including the Hong Kong Macau Zhuhai Bridge, Hong Kong International Airport, the new Beijing International Airport, Fujian toll roads, and Hong Kong Disneyland. He has supported key Chinese outbound investors in their consideration of acquisition opportunities throughout the wider region.
Will ProbertSub-committee ChairZzzzip LimitedRead moreRead less William is a Co-Founder of Zzzzip Limited and provides holistic advice to corporate groups and entrepreneurs on all aspects of business establishment and market entry from ownership, corporate structure, immigration, and employment to financial and operational issues. An entrepreneur himself, his approach is pragmatic and always mindful of minimising risk.
Edward BeeleySub-committee ChairHolman Fenwick & WillanRead moreRead lessEdward is an Associate in Holman Fenwick Willan's Energy & Resources department. He holds a Masters in Engineering from Durham University, where he specialised in manufacturing and logistics. After graduating in 2008, Edward worked as a project manager at a Danish Forbes 150 multinational, including a year posted to their Netherlands headquarters. Having decided to pursue a legal career, Edward obtained a postgraduate LLB in 2012 and relocated from London to Hong Kong in 2014. As a qualified lawyer, Edward draws on his technical background and commercial experience to advise leading trading houses, logistics providers, insurers and financiers on international trade.
Eira JarvisSub-committee ChairPret A MangerRead moreRead lessBio Pending
Billy WongSub-Committee ChairCrown RelocationsRead moreRead lessBilly Wong is the Managing Director of Crown Worldwide Group, Greater China, with over 40 years of experience in Relocations, World Mobility, Records Management, Fine Arts, and Wine Cellars operations. He is active in the regional development for the executive relocations industry and served as Chairman of the Far East Movers Association in 1999. Besides, he served as Chairman of the Hong Kong International Movers Association in 1998, 2001, and 2005. Mr. Wong is currently serving as Chairman of the Logistics Committee under the British Chamber of Commerce, and Chairman of the Transport & Logistics Council under FHKI. Mr. Wong is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and a member of the Business Governance Council of the Salvation Army. He is active in sports, music, and cultural activities.
Jo LusbyMemberPixie BRead moreRead lessJo Lusby is the co-founder of Pixie B, an independent consultancy offering commercial advice and market insight to companies and individuals working in media, publishing, and education, specialising in China and the wider Asia region. Pixie B represents businesses, filmmakers, authors, and other creatives seeking to build businesses, secure finance, find partners, and make deals. Clients include Pottermore, BBC Studios, The Financial Times, Macmillan Publishers, The Publisher's Association, The Blair Partnership, Luxe Travel Guides, London Book Fair, and the Swire Group.
Jim TaylorSub-committee ChairCLPRead moreRead lessJim has been with China Light & Power in Hong Kong since 2001, after moving from Melbourne, Australia. Jim is Senior Director – Planning & Development at CLP Power Hong Kong, where he is responsible for supporting the company's future long term strategic development and regulatory regime. Jim has extensive senior management experience of electricity, gas and environmental issues with leading companies in both regulated and deregulated energy markets in the UK and Australia. Prior to his current role in CLP, Jim has been responsible for the company's long term strategic planning and the interface with the Hong Kong Government for the operation of the Scheme of Control, with earlier appointments covering retail strategy, CLP’s largest customers, energy efficiency & conservation and tariff design.
John BruceSub-committee ChairHill & AssociatesRead moreRead lessHill & Associates is a leading, Hong Kong headquartered, Asian based risk consultancy. John has headed up the gaming portfolio at Hill & Associates since 2003 and has significant experience in assisting both operators and investors in understanding the convoluted nature of the Asian gaming business and the individuals and corporations involved in it.
Paul EvansSub-committee ChairGammon ConstructionRead moreRead lessPaul is an Executive Director and Chief Technology Officer of Gammon Construction Limited, a leading tier 1 construction contractor in Hong Kong that provides one-stop-shop services to its clients, including design, management and construction services in building, civil engineering, foundations, electrical and mechanical, infrastructure maintenance and operation, and interiors refurbishments and fit out.
He is well known in the Hong Kong construction industry, with over 40 years’ experience that has seen him involved in the design and construction project management of a diverse range of large- scale iconic, multi-disciplinary construction projects in the Hong Kong, Macau, and UK. He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK.
Paul joined Gammon in 2019 and is Executive Director responsible for overseeing the E&M division. In late 2020, Paul assumed the expanded role as Chief Technology Officer responsible for Integrated Data Technologies, Digital and BIM business functions. He is also the Director-in- charge of Digital G Limited, Gammon’s in-house specialist construction innovation incubator, digital advisory, and solution provider. In past few years, Paul has been a regular keynote speaker and subject matter expert on digital innovation in construction.

Marco LongmoreSub-Committee Chair Stamford American School Hong KongRead moreRead less Born in Inverness, Scotland, Marco has lived in Hong Kong since 2021. He joined Stamford American School as the Head of School in January 2023, bringing over 30 years of international teaching and leadership experience, including three previous headships across the UK, Dubai, and Guangzhou, China, where he established and led some of the most prestigious schools within the UK and international independent education. Marco believes in the importance of the international education sector of Hong Kong acting as a fundamental building block for the city’s continued commercial success. The education sector also provides a key vehicle to deliver the international dimension of the city’s integration within the Greater Bay Area. M.A.(Hons), P.G.C.E. (History) & (Management); Scottish Qualification for Headship (P.G. Diploma), Fellow of Royal Society of Arts
Philip McManusSub-committee ChairAlumni ServicesRead moreRead lessAs co-founder of artificial intelligence platform Human Managed, Phil spends most of his time working with business leaders across Asia to apply AI to decision making. Whether it’s in the realm of cybersecurity, risk, or digital growth his purpose is to empower responsible decision making through data and technology. Phil has deep roots in Hong Kong, having spent his entire life in the SAR. He has spent the past decade working with technology and business leaders across all parts of Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas. Most recently he has set his focus on applying emerging technologies to help companies in this region meet their digital growth ambitions, while protecting their business.
Rosie HampsonSub-committee ChairGoldman SachsRead moreRead lessRosie is an Executive Director in the Digital Assets team at Goldman Sachs. Rosie started her career at Accenture in 2013, relocating to Hong Kong in 2015 where she led Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week accelerator programme for early stage FinTech companies partnering with global banks and insurance companies. She is a highly active member of the FinTech ecosystem in Hong Kong, regularly speaking at regional industry conferences. Rosie holds a BA in International Business Management with French from Newcastle University (UK).   
Saraansh DaveSub-committee Chair CLP Read moreRead less Saraansh is Head of New Business Development for CLP Holdings where he is responsible for developing new opportunities across all of CLP’s regions in Asia-Pacific. This includes; new business models, project development, partnerships, accelerators and joint-ventures. Prior to CLP, Saraansh worked for SSE Plc in the UK within their commercial division where he held a number of roles from strategy to business development which included areas such as electric vehicles, storage, and energy services. Saraansh also worked for Toshiba Corporate Research & Development where he focused on Smart Grid projects across Europe. He holds a first class masters degree in Engineering from the University of Oxford and an Engineering Doctorate from the University of Bristol.
Tommy HanSub-committee ChairPrudential Corporation AsiaRead moreRead lessTommy is Regional Government Relations Manager for Prudential Corporate Asia, leading Prudential’s policy advocacy and strategy development across 13 markets in Asia. Prior to Prudential, he held several senior roles, including China Chief Representative, at Bupa on public affairs and strategic planning. Tommy led the successful landing of Bupa’s first wholly-owned medical center in China. Prior to Bupa, Tommy was the public affairs lead for Pernod Ricard Asia and dealt with various issues related to international trade / WTO, tariff and tax, and technical regulations across over 18 markets in the region. Tommy holds a master’s degree in economics from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, USA. He is now based in Hong Kong and lived in China, the US and Canada.