Mentors and Judges



Shortlisting Judging Panel

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Poly U Technology and Consultancy Company Limited

The Yeh Family Philanthropy

Edward Wong

SIE Fund Task Force Member

Mr Edward Wong Siu-lung, a Certified Public Accountant, was graduated from the University of Melbourne, majored in Accounting & Finance. Other than Accounting area, Edward also has strong experience in retail industry. Edward is now working as General Manager of Hong Kong retail market in an well know apparel brand.

Michael Wong

SIE Fund Task Force Member

Mr Wong obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He served as an Executive Director of Sun Hung Kai Properties Group prior to his retirement in December 2009, and thereafter as a Non-Executive Director and also as Group Principal Advisor until December 2013. He resigned as a Non-Executive Director in November 2015.In community service, Mr Wong was the Chairman of the Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association and participated in the revitalisation programme of Mei Ho House. He is now a member of the Executive Committee of the Association. In addition, he has served on a number of Government advisory committees. Currently, Mr Wong is a Non-Executive Director of the Urban Renewal Authority Board, a member of the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund Task Force of the Commission on Poverty, a member of the Board of Trustees of New Asia College, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Chairman of the Council of the Open University of Hong Kong.

Timothy MA Kam-wah

SIE Fund Task Force Member

Mr Timothy Ma Kam-wah is a registered social worker, a Justice of the Peace and a Fellow Certified Risk Planner. He is a founding member of the Social Entrepreneurship Forum and Vice-chairman of the General Chamber of Social Enterprise.Starting with children and youth service, Timothy joined the social work profession 41 years ago and obtained his bachelor degree in social work in 1985. Besides serving local communities, he also took part in international relief and fundraising work of World Vision Hong Kong. As Executive Director of the Senior Citizen Home Safety Association from August 1996, Timothy was responsible for the development, promotion and operation of the 24-hour Personal Emergency Link Service. The Association believes that welfare service can flourish with its viable business operation, and also by continuously expanding the scope of services. The Emergency Link Service is successfully replicated in five cities in the Mainland by means of consultancy and staff development model.

Final Pitching Judging Panel

Alvin Miu

SIE Fund Task Force Member

Alvin is COO and CFO of MF Jebsen Group. He serves as member on the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund) Taskforce. Alvin has worked with a number of seed funds providing seed capital to startups serving a social cause, including the HK Government's ESR Program (Enhancing Self-Reliance through District Partnerships) under the Home Affairs Department, and 3E Project (Enhancing Employment of People with Disabilities through Small Enterprise) under Social Welfare Department. He is vice-chairman of SEPD, and he is committed to promoting social enterprises and dedicates time to advising startups.

Erwin Huang

Chairman, e-Learning Consortium

Erwin is a serial entrepreneur and a leader in a social enterprise, the eLearning field and advisor to numerous startups more than 20 years. In 2009, after joined the role playing of RTHK TV program ‘Rich Mate Poor Mate’, Erwin gained the new insights of poverty and created a range of projects to help the poor after participating in a reality TV show. As a visionary and entrepreneur, he actively engaged in social entrepreneurship with a view to bridging social needs through innovation and information technology. In 2013, he was elected as Hong Kong Spirit Ambassador.

Dr. Wong Hung

Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, CUHK

Dr. Wong Hung is an Associate Professor of the Department of Social Work and the Director of Centre for Quality of Life and the Associate Director of Centre for Social Innovation Studies, Hong Kong Institute for Asia-Pacific Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include labour, social security and poverty issues. He has also conducted research on marginal workers, unemployed youth and residents in old urban area. He has actively advocated for Community Economic Development and the setting up of a universal pension scheme in Hong Kong. He is the Vice-Chair of the Oxfam Hong Kong.

Daryl Ng

Executive Director, Sino Land Company Limited

Mr Daryl Ng, Executive Director of Sino Group, is a steadfast supporter of good causes for the betterment of the community. He chairs the Sustainability Committee and various committees of the Group focusing on corporate social responsibility, built around the four key pillars of Sino Art, Sino Green, Sino Care and Sino Heritage. Mr Ng champions sustainability, heritage as well as green innovations. Notable examples include the city air purification system, in-building hydropower system, food waste management, Tai O Heritage Hotel in Hong Kong and The Fullerton Heritage in Singapore.

Ivan Chu

Chief Executive, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

Ivan Chu has been the Chief Executive of Cathay Pacific since March 2014. He is also Chairman of Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Limited and a Director of John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited and Swire Pacific Limited. He joined Cathay Pacific in 1984 and has worked with the Group in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Thailand and Australia. Prior to taking up his current position he was the airline's Chief Operating Officer. Mr Chu is the Chairman of the oneworld Governing Board and a member of the Board of Governors of International Air Transport Association(IATA). He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Airline Representatives Hong Kong. He is a member of the Our Hong Kong Foundation, the Aviation Development and Three-runway System Advisory Committee, and the Hong Kong Logistics Development Council.

Pat-Nie Woo

Partner of Strategic Development, KPMG

Pat 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. He is also a member of the KPMG Global CC&S network. 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. 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. Also, Pat received the Young Industrialist of the Year award from the Federation of Hong Kong Industries in 2009.

Theresa Chan

Partner, International Assignment Services, PwC Hong Kong & South China

Theresa is a Partner of the International Assignment Services in the South China region based in Hong Kong. Being passionate about staff development, she is also the People Partner for her group. Overall, Theresa helps organisations improve their talent mobility programmes to ensure risk and compliance is managed in a cost effective way. She specialises in mobility planning including immigration issues and Hong Kong and US tax matters for assignees working in the region. Apart from professional duties, Theresa is involved in a number of charitable organisations. She is a Council Member of the Hong Kong Bone Marrow Foundation and Belilios Old Girls Foundation. She is also a Past President of the Rotary Club of Hong Kong Harbour.

Best Technology Application Award Judges

Horace Chow

General Manager, Hong Kong and Macau, Microsoft Hong Kong Limited

As general manager for Microsoft Hong Kong Limited, Horace Chow oversees overall strategy, business operations and outreach for the company in Hong Kong. Prior to SAP, Chow was the vice president for Asia Pacific and general manager for North Asia region at Sybase, where he was reponsible for financial performance and market leadership in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea markets. Before Sybase, Chow was a manager in the IT Consulting Practice of KPMG Management Consulting. how is a data management, business intelligence and enterprise mobility industry veteran. Prior to the appointment as general manager of Microsoft Hong Kong, Chow served as vice president and general manager of Database & Technology for SAP China. In that role, Chow was responsible for the overall strategic development and driving business performance for all SAP database offerings, including critical engagement with customers and partners.

Albert Wong

CEO, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

Mr. Albert Wong joined Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation(HKSTP) on February 1, 2016 as the Chief Corporate Development Officer. He was appointed the CEO on August 1, 2016. lbert holds an Engineering Degree from the University of Hong Kong, and an MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Albert has over thirty years of commercial experience with various multinationals, including Schlumberger, Caterpillar, Emerson Electric and General Electric. Before joining the HKSTP, Albert was the CEO of ATAL Engineering in Hong Kong. Prior to that, Albert spent fifteen years with GE in the US headquarters, Asia-Pacific and China, in which he was responsible for M&A, Business Development, Product Management, and Business Operations. Albert's last positions at GE were China CEO of GE Oil & Gas; Asia CEO of GE Industrial Solutions.

Herman LAM Heung-yeung

CEO, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited

Mr. Herman LAM joined the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited as the Chief Executive Officer in March 2010. Prior to his tenure with Cyberport, Mr. Lam was the General Manager of Microsoft Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Lam is also active in community affairs and industry development, serving a number of statutory bodies such as the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee (2008-2016); Industry Facilitation Task Force (2010-2016); the Hong Kong Trade Development Council ICT Services Advisory Committee; the Hong Kong ICT Awards Steering Committee; Honorary Advisor of the Hong Kong Computer Society; the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association; the Digital Solidarity Fund Committee; the Innovation and Technology Scholarship Award Scheme Administration Committee. As a pioneer in the technology industry, Mr. Lam has been contributing his efforts serving on various competition judging panels throughout the years to promote and comment on ICT excellence in the industry.

Social Media Award Judges

Francis Fong

Chairman, Hong Kong Association of Interactive Marketing

Mr. FONG Po Kiu, Francis is currently a Member of HKSAR Election Committee, Information Technology Subsector; Honorary President of Hong Kong Information Technology Federation (HKITF); Founding & Honorary Chairman of Hong Kong Association of Interactive Marketing (HKAIM); President of Hong Kong Consumer Electronics Alliance (HKCEA); Founder of e-Learning Consortium (eLC); Co-opted Member of IT Expert Advisory Group, Consumer Council; Member of RTHK Programme Advisory Panel, Radio Television Hong Kong; Member of ICT Services Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC); Member of Advisory Committee of Médecins Sans Frontières Hong Kong; Member of Fundraising and Communications Committee, Oxfam Hong Kong, etc. He has been working in ICT Industry for over 20 years, he introduced many pioneer products and technologies into Hong Kong. He is also a columnist in several popular newspaper and magazines, such as am730, Hong Kong Economic Journal, PC Market and e-zone.

Willy Lai

Co-founder and Business Director, Fimmick

Mr. Willy Lai is the Co-founder and Business Director of Fimmick - an award-winning digital marketing agency with 90 digital professionals in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Willy has consistently delivered outstanding innovative digital and social media marketing strategies, and mastered big data analyses for various multinational brands, winning Fimmick and its clients' projects numerous awards, such as Marketing Magazine's Agency of the Year 2016, Marketing Excellence Awards 2015, and Marketing Events Awards 2015. Furthermore, he actively shares his digital insights with local and overseas institutions, such as taking a guest lecturer role at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Dr Ken Fong

Adjunct Professor, Institute for Entrepreneurship, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr. Fong has extensive management experience as a business practitioner as well as an academician. As a business practitioner, he is a serial entrepreneur and is the co-founder of several technology companies. He is also the Honorary (Life) Chairman of the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association, Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association, Vice Chairman of the Professional Validation Centre of Hong Kong Business Sector, Board Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (HK) and Honorary Advisor to the Hong Kong Association of Interactive Marketing. As an academician, he is the Adjunct Professor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Fong graduated with a BSocSc in Management and Economics from the University of Hong Kong. He further obtained a MBA in Strategic Marketing from the University of Hull, a MSc in Information Management from the National University of Ireland, Dublin and a DBA from the University of South Australia. He is also a Certified Digital Marketer, a Chartered Marketer and a Chartered Information Technology Professional.

Most Valuable Presenter Judge

Stan Tang

Founder and Chairman, Stan Group (Holdings) Limited

An experienced entrepreneur, Mr. Tang Yiu Sing is the Chairman of Stan Group (Holdings) Limited ("Stan Group"). He has over 10 years of experience in corporate management and property investment. Based in Hong Kong, Stan Group’s business operations encompass property development (SG Properties), Hotels and F&B (SG Hospitality), Communication services (SG Communication services) and Financial Management (SG Financial Services). Mr. Tang holds an Executive Master degree of Business Administration from Ivey Business School. He is the Chief Advisor of Honorary Consul for Fiji in Hong Kong, a director of Innovative Entrepreneur Association, the 2nd Vice-Chairman of Lions Club of Metropolitan, a Co-Chairman of Organizing Committee of “Community for the Chest” TV Show by The Community Chest of Hong Kong and a member of ABAC of The Community Chest of Hong Kong.

Best Social Inclusion Idea Award Judges

Cliff Choi

Business Director of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Cliff Choi Kim Wah is Business Director of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. Mr Choi is particularly keen to build strategic bridges between the NGOs and business sector. He has played a part in the creation of Caring Company Scheme, a framework that creates cross sectoral partnership for a new spirit of community and corporate social responsibility.

Karlyn Adams

Associate Director, Asia Pacific, Business for Social Responsibility

With a background in consulting, private equity, and international development, Karlyn brings rigorous thought leadership and a focus on financial value to BSR's consulting work in Asia. She supports companies across sectors to design and implement strategies linking corporate sustainability policies to on-the-ground realities in the areas of shared value, sustainable supply chains, and inclusive economy. Prior to BSR, Karlyn was vice president of strategy and transformation for TAU Investment Management, a private equity firm founded on principles of ESG integration. She was also a management consultant, first with IBM Global Services and later with the Boston Consulting Group, where she advised Fortune 500 clients in the financial services, technology, and healthcare industries.

Josephine Lee

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of St. James' Settlement

She has joined St. James' Settlement since 1989, starting her job as family counselor and school social worker, she was promoted in 1997 to supervisor of elderly services to manage the community-based services for the elderly. Besides, she worked on developing new charity projects to fill the service gaps in the community, adopting innovative ideas to generate resources for agency development. On external side, involving herself in social services and social enterprise, Ms. Lee is the Honorary Treasurer of the General Chamber of Social Enterprise, Internal Co-Chairman of Care for the Elderly Association Limited, Vice-Chairman of Community Drug Advisory Council and Vice-Chairman of the Social Innovation Charity Limited etc.


Mentors for Finalists

Kee Chi-hing

Chair, Fullness Social Enterprises Society

He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of the School of Business in Hong Kong Baptist University, an Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration of the University of Hong Kong, and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Department of Applied Social Science of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Before retirement, he was a Corporate Vice President and Hong Kong Managing Director of Hewlett-Packard (HP) responsible for the P&L of a HK$ 4 Billion business. Out of his 26 years in HP, 9 years was in Beijing and 1 year in Shanghai. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong in Electrical Engineering, attended the General Manager Programme in Harvard Business School, and has a Master degree on Christian Studies and another Master degree on Theological Studies, both from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, holds a Doctor of Education degree from Nottingham University, and is currently pursuing a Professional Doctorate of Practical Theology in Anglia Ruskin University.

Teddy Lui

Operations Director, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

Teddy Lui is currently Operations Director of Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, focusing on operating the investment program and building partnerships for the growth of the start-up ecosystem in Hong Kong. Prior to this, Teddy was General Manager of and for Hong Kong and Macau markets. He has more than 18 years of experience in business development, partnership, online business & eCommerce. Teddy earned his bachelor degree in University of California, Los Angeles.

Kenneth Liu

Senior Manager, Assurance, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Kenneth joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2004 and had over 10 years of experience in providing professional auditing and assurance services on the financial performance and business operations. He has extensive experience in audits of listed companies, multinational companies, and privately owned entities. He has deep industry knowledge and rich understanding of client's businesses in a wide varieties of industries ranging from manufacturing and industrial products, retailing, pharmaceuticals, private equity, transportation and logistics to property development. Kenneth is a well-experienced professional in initial public offering and merger and acquisition transactions. He provides credential auditing services to many potential IPO clients. In recent years, Kenneth is active in assisting the start-ups in financial and advisory aspects. Kenneth is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

David Murray

Director, Legal Counsel, KPMG China

David is the Director, Legal Counsel of KPMG China. As the Head of Contracting for KPMG China, he has been involved in providing advice on cross-border legal matters for contracting as well as for multi-national contracts in multiple jurisdictions and is a member of the global contracting team. David advises on regulatory and litigation matters for KPMG China. He also advises on other international regulatory and litigious matters, such as US related legal and regulatory matters, UK and EU regulatory issues and other related Asia Pacific jurisdiction matters. David joined KPMG in Hong Kong in the last quarter of 2012. Prior to that, he has been a legal adviser in Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia. David has been frequently invited to be a speaker for various business events and was a judge in the 2016 Hong Kong Law Awards.

One-to-one Guidance by CEOs for Finalists

Duncan Chiu

Managing Director of Radiant Venture Capital

Duncan founded Radiant Venture Capital in 2014 to focus in early stage investments into tech startups. In less than two years, Radiant has already invested more than 25 startup companies in China, United States, Israel and Hong Kong. In addition, Duncan regularly participates in and holds various technology and entrepreneurship exchange activities to share experience and provide guidance to start-up entrepreneurs, he also supports the industry, social and community related affairs.

William LEUNG Wing-cheung, SBS, JP

CEO, Sun Hung Kai Financial Limited

Mr Leung is currently the CEO of Sun Hung Kai Financial Limited although he plans to retire in May 2017. He has over 30 years of management experience in the finance and banking sector. He has held key positions in major financial institutions in Hong Kong and Australia, including American Express, Standard Chartered Bank, etc. As an expert in payment and banking, Mr Leung invented the e-cert based digital cheque, and is thus nick-named "father of digital cheques". Mr Leung is an Advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation, Chairman of Employee Retraining Board, Chairman of Estate Agents Authority, and Chairman of Hong Kong Creative Arts Centre.

Stanley Ng

Founder of Impact Hub Candidate Hong Kong

Stanley is the 1st trained facilitator of LEGO® Serious Play® in Hong Kong, trained by Robert Rasmussen and Per Kristiansen, the original architects of LEGO® Serious Play® methodology, in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is an experienced corporate trainer and communication consultant, with over 15 years in management and entrepreneurial experience. He is currently the chief facilitator of a management consulting firm and the director of a multi-business enterprise. He is involved in several professional and community organizations. He is a former National President of JCI Hong Kong that organizes 300 socially impactful projects annually with over 2,000 active members.

Ernest Yiu-Kit WONG

President and Group CFO of KVB Kunlun Holdings Limited

Currently Mr. Ernest Wong is the president and group chief financial officer of KVB Kunlun Holdings Limited, and the INED of several listed companies. Previous, Mr. Wong was the executive director of China Private Equity which is a London listed private equity company, and the vice president of Vertex Management which is an international venture capital firm. Mr. Wong obtained a BBA degree from HKU, a master's degree of science in investment management from HKUST and a master's degree of science in electronic engineering from CUHK. Mr Wong is the Court member of HKU, committee member of ACCA HK and executive director of HKSFA.

Kenny Yiu

Founder and CEO of Fimmick Limited

Passionate, forward-thinking and an advocate of creativity, innovation and personalisation, Kenny has over 20 years of experience in digital marketing and printing industry. Being a pioneer entrepreneur of the local marketing industry, Kenny established one of the very first integrated local digital printing company in the 90s. Over the years, by matching his philosophy to act on the cutting-edge of the trend, he has led to the birth of Fimmick, a digital marketing agency. Fimmick's 80 digital professionals in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan has consistently delivered innovative digital and social media marketing strategies, and provided big data analysis for large multinational brands. Kenny's leadership, his tireless energy and enthusiasm for identifying new trends has connected him with numerous reputable organisations, such as taking the role of the Chairman of Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA), and a member of HKTDC Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Services Advisory Committee.

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