We are very grateful to have a terrific Steering Committee to guide the development and implementation of the Programme, including:


Dorothy Chan

Senior Manager – Corporate Responsibility, MTR Corporation

Dorothy is responsible for designing and implementing MTR Corporation’s corporate citizenship programmes. She is the Secretary of the board Corporate Responsibility Committee. Previously at CLP Holdings, Dorothy was responsible for executive communications, strategic advocacy, and thought leadership programmes on energy and environment. Prior to CLP, she was Director of Commitments at The Clinton Global Initiative Asia. She also launched The Economist Intelligence Unit’s custom research practice in Asia. During her tenure at the Asia Business Council, she briefed c-level executives on issues affecting Asia’s competitiveness.


Janet Chan

Regional Head of Diversity and Inclusion for Asia Pacific, BNY Mellon

Janet joined BNY Mellon in August 2017 with extensive experience in marketing and communications, brand strategy and advertising in financial services and technology industries. Janet was with Intel’s Asia Pacific Sales and Marketing Group for over 18 years, where she held various leadership positions, including Regional Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Greater Asia Region. Prior to that, Janet held marketing roles at Chase Manhattan Bank and American Express. Janet holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and an MBA from The Wharton School.


Natalie Chan

Strategy Consultant, Corporate Citizenship and Women@Accenture Lead, Accenture

Natalie is a business strategy consultant based in Accenture’s Hong Kong office. She has advised clients across industries on their digital and customer strategy and target operating models. In addition to her day-to-day consulting career, Natalie is currently leading Accenture’s Corporate Citizenship team, as well as the Women@Accenture programme in Hong Kong, in line with her passion for making a difference by building a more inclusive and sustainable society. She believes that with Accenture’s breadth of global capabilities and digital experience, they can address a wide range of societal issues and thus improve the way the society works and lives. Natalie graduated from Johns Hopkins University in the United States with a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Psychology.


Dr Ray Cheung

Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

Ray received his Ph.D. degree in computing from Imperial College London. Previously, he was a visiting fellow on trusted VLSI designs at the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering at the City University of Hong Kong, and his research interests include cryptographic hardware designs, rapid prototyping trusted computing platforms, high-performance biomedical VLSI designs, deep learning hardware and mobile application developments. Passionate about promoting citywide computing education, he is currently the Director of CityU Apps Lab (CAL) supporting Campuswide Mobile Application development and serves at the Hour of Code HK (HoCHK). He is also the recipient of the 2012 CityU Teaching Excellence Award.


Paul Choi

Executive Director, Human Capital Management, Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC

Paul is an Executive Director in the Human Capital Management (HCM) division of Goldman Sachs in Asia and the Head of Goldman Sachs University (GSU) and Talent Branding for Asia Pacific region. He joined the firm in May 2000 as an associate in the Investment Banking division to manage the divisional training team for Asia. In 2002, he moved to HCM to become the head of GSU for Asia Pacific. In addition to his leadership role in HCM, Paul has also been actively involved in providing training advice to the firm's key clients in Asia. He also chairs the LGBT Network Council for the firm in Asia Pacific. Paul has over 25 years of international experience.  Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he worked at a number of multinational organizations including Accenture, JP Morgan and Industrial Bank of Japan in cities including Hong Kong, Shanghai, New York and London.


Crystina Hickey

CFA, Vice President, BlackRock

Crystina is a member of BlackRock's Cash Management Institutional Sales team in Hong Kong, part of the BlackRock Trading & Liquidity Strategies group. She is responsible for account management and new business development across all client segments throughout Asia-Pacific. Crystina’s service with the firm dates back to 2007. Prior to joining cash management, Crystina moved to Hong Kong in 2015 where she looked after regional coordination and cross-functional collaboration across BlackRock to develop and drive strategic priorities with the firm’s largest clients.  Prior to moving to Hong Kong she held numerous roles across BlackRock’s US Wealth Advisory business with a focus on Private Banks and Ultra High Net Worth channels. Crystina earned a BA degree from the University of Pittsburgh and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Adam Hopkins

HR Manager, Telstra

Adam’s career spans across financial consulting and human resources across the UK, Australia and Asia. He is currently heading up the HR business partner team for Telstra’s 6bn AUD Global Sales business and sits on the leadership team for the Global Enterprise & Services team outside of Australia. Adam has lived in HK with his wife and three children since 2014 and was originally the head of the international recruitment function. After initially studying commerce and accounting, he joined Deloitte as a graduate where he progressed into financial consulting in Australia and the UK. Adam’s focus on HR started ten years ago and has now worked in HR business partnering, executive search and talent management.


Carl Roman Hultay

IT Manager for East and South-East Asia, Bloomberg

Carl is an IT Manager, and leader of philanthropic programmes in Hong Kong at Bloomberg. Carl has more than 15 years of professional IT experience, and an educational background and experience as a Community Outreach and Development Worker in Canada for 5 years. His objective is to educate technology as a necessary skill to enable youth and less fortunate individuals in the workforce to succeed.


Joseph Lin

Regional CSR Manager, Corporate Affairs – Greater China, Cisco

Joseph is responsible for leading the Corporate Affairs CSR development for Cisco in Greater China, especially for the Cisco Networking Academy Programme since 2011. He has over 10 years of experience in leading Cisco’s business and market development with a focus on the public sector in Asia Pacific and Greater China, and has extensive experience in networking consultancy and teaching in Hong Kong, Singapore and the United States. He also serves as the Program Director in the Guanghua-Cisco Leadership Institute at Peking University, and led the outreach programme of Cisco’s 21st Century Leadership Programme for senior government leaders, state-owned enterprise leaders and city mayors in close collaboration with key Ministries in China and Peking University.


Candy Liu

Vice-Chairlady of HKCS FACE club & Sales Director for North Asia, SevOne Inc.

Candy started her career in multi-national technology enterprises such as BT, EMC and HP. In 2015, she joined SevOne Inc, an industry-specific company with a focus on monitoring digital infrastructure performance, and named 50 companies to watch by Forbes. Candy leads business development across Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan. She is currently the Vice-Chairlady of HKCS FACE Club, the first ICT club for women in Hong Kong, with 2000 members; and she is also the Director of Hong Kong Computer Society Foundation, which leverages technology to help the groups in need, including students and the elderly. Candy graduated from City University of Hong Kong with a degree in Electronic Engineering. 


Henry Ma

Director & Regional Treasurer for Asia Pacific, Emerson

Henry joined Emerson as Director & Regional Treasurer in the Asia Pacific in 2005.  He is responsible for Corporate Treasury in the region, which involves formulating treasury strategies, implementing treasury policies and procedures; and providing guidance to business units in banking, treasury and foreign exchange. Henry is currently the STEM HK Committee Leader of Emerson, the mission of which is to “aspire and advance” children and the local community to “achieve” STEM related initiatives. Prior to joining Emerson, Henry worked in the corporate treasury field in Lucent Technologies and Pacific Century Premium Development Limited, corporate banking, and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Henry holds Masters degrees in Business Administration and Science (Financial Analysis) from the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, and Bachelor degrees in Law and Science from the University of London and University of Hong Kong respectively.  


Honorable Charles Mok, JP (Honorary Advisor)

Legislative Councillor

Charles is the Legislative Councillor representing the Information Technology Functional Constituency. He has been serving the ICT industry for more than 20 years. He is currently the Vice Chairman of the Professional Commons, Honorary President of the Hong Kong Information Technology Federation and Founding Chairman of the Internet Society Hong Kong. Charles is active in public services with a view to upholding the core values of Hong Kong of which include democracy, liberty, human rights, rule of law and integrity, and is serving on various advisory bodies in the Hong Kong government, Hospital Authority, WKCDA, and higher educational institutions etc. Charles graduated from Purdue University in the United States with his Bachelor and Master degrees of Science in Computer and Electrical Engineering.


Teresa Ng

Head of Marketing, Consumer Group of HKT and HKT Education Limited

Teresa joined HKT in 2011 and is a seasoned marketing professional and gained more than 20 years of experience across diverse FMCG products. She is responsible for formulating marketing strategies for several businesses including Broadband, Fixed Line, eSmartHealth and HKT education. In 2012, she was appointed as Head of Marketing to oversee the marketing function for HKT Education Limited, which has now become the market leader for STEM and eLearning development in both Hong Kong and Macau. She has also successfully sustained a steady market growth and increased the brand awareness for Netvigator, Eye3 and eSmartHealth.  Prior to joining HKT, Teresa was the Head of Marketing in Unilever for both Hong Kong and Taiwan markets. She also held several senior positions in Mead Johnson Nutritionals HK Limited and Amoy Foods Limited.  Teresa graduated from the Baptist University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.


Perry Pow

Information Security Director, State Street Asia Limited

Perry joined State Street in 2007, and is responsible for the implementation of cyber security strategy, providing information risk consulting and advisory services.  His responsibilities have recently expanded to leading a regional team for IT governance, risk and compliance matters.  Prior to joining State Street, Perry has 15 years of experience in the telecom industry managing revenue assurance, fraud investigation and IT audits. Perry also serves as the Chair of the Hong Kong Community Support Program Committee of State Street Hong Kong which is responsible for the oversight of community programs including grant making, volunteering, community event sponsorship and environmental education activities. He is also one of the key champions in the State Street Global Inclusion Committee. Perry graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and holds an MBA at Henley Management College, U.K.


Leonie Valentine

Managing Director, Sales & Operations, Google Hong Kong

Leonie has over 20 years of experience in marketing and sales, and has served as Director of Customer Experience for Asia Pacific at Google for the past two years. Based in Hong Kong from September 2011, prior to joining Google, Leonie was Executive Vice President, Customer Service & Operations at CSL Limited. Earlier, she held the position of Chief of Staff for Telstra International Group, and was a member of the Executive Leadership Team charged with managing Telstra Corp’s business growth and assets outside of Australia and New Zealand. Leonie held a variety of senior marketing and sales leadership roles across Telstra from 2002-2014. She was a board member for HandsOn Hong Kong from 2014-16. Leonie holds an Executive Certificate of Business Administration (AGSE Swinburne University), a Master’s Degree in Communication Management (University of Technology Sydney), and a Bachelor of Science (Melbourne University).

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