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Board of Trustees

The Foundation is under the guidance and leadership of our Board of Trustees, which is currently composed of seven dedicated and professional leaders in Hong Kong. With vast spectrum of knowledge and expertise in law, accounting and finance, our Trustees also possess extensive experiences in community services.

Besides establishing, reviewing and discussing missions, policies and strategies towards various scopes, including but not limited to grant-making, governance, management and finances, the Board also ensures that the Foundation is steering towards being a role model in engaged philanthropy, offering support only to the most deserving initiatives driving positive change.

Ms. CHEN Wai Wai, Vivien (Chairman)
Ms. Chen is the Honorary Chairman of Nan Fung Group and like her late father Dr. Chen, she is a devout philanthropist and a distinguished entrepreneur. Currently a board member of a number of public organizations in Hong Kong including the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation and Shaw College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Ms. Chen founded The Chen Wai Wai Vivien Foundation Limited of which she is also the Chairman.

Ms. CHEUNG Tih Loh, Karen
Ms. Cheung has a B.A. in Neuroscience and Leadership from Claremont McKenna College in the United States and is the Executive Director of Vervain Resources. As the granddaughter of Dr. Chen, she is actively engaged in various projects steered by the Foundation and has an executive role as the Chief Strategist. She had also served on the Adventist Hospital Cancer Fund, Ronald McDonald House and OneSky.

Mr. CHEUNG Wai Hing
Mr. Cheung is a Solicitor, China Appointed Attesting Officer and a senior partner in a leading law firm in Hong Kong, with substantial experiences in community services, including as Chairman of the Board of Directors of HKSAR Government’s Applied Research Council; Hon. Legal Advisor of Po Leung Kuk, The Hong Kong Tuberculosis, Chest and Heart Diseases Association, Wai Yin Association and other local charities.

Ms. CHOI Sau Lin, Doris
Ms. Choi graduated from the University of Hong Kong and started her career in private trust with HSBC in the 1970s. She has vast professional experience of working with family trusts in strategic planning and solutions.

Mr. FUNG Hau Chung, Andrew, BBS, JP
Mr. Fung is the Chief Financial Officer at Henderson Land Development with over 36 years of experience in banking, capital markets and asset management. He has been serving different public service organizations and higher education institutions in various capacities, including Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and more.

Mr. KUOK Hoi Sang, Stephen
Mr. Kuok is the Chairman and Managing Director of Chevalier Group and with over 40 years of experience in strategic planning and business operation management in business investments such as building construction, civil engineering, building supplies, aluminium windows and curtain walls, lifts and escalators, electrical and mechanical engineering, property development. He had served on a number of HKSAR Government boards and committees of the respective industries.

Mr. LAM Kwok Kwong, Paul
Mr. Lam is a certified accountant. He has over 35 years of experience in real estate development in Hong Kong and overseas.

Honorary Secretary

Mr. SETO Kai Shui, Frank
Mr. Seto received his LLB and MBA in Canada and was admitted as a barrister and/or solicitor of the Supreme Courts in Hong Kong, Canada and England and Wales. He is currently the Vice Chairman and an Executive Director of Nan Fung Group.

Honorary Legal Advisor

Ms. SHUEN Wing Chi, Gigi
Ms. Shuen received her LLB (Hons) and BCom degrees from the University of Auckland and was admitted as a solicitor of the Courts of Hong Kong, England & Wales and New Zealand. She is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). She is currently the General Counsel of Vervain Resources Limited and was previously a Senior Legal Counsel for an international bank trustee with vast experience advising on private wealth matters involving family and charitable trusts and foundations, succession and philanthropy advisory and family and corporate governance.

Foundation Office

The Foundation office is a group of passionate and devoted people of diversified skills and backgrounds, overseeing the Foundation’s operations and integrating the Foundation’s core values to achieve significant results and impacts in education, medical research & healthcare, as well as the promotion of Buddhist Values.

Karen Cheung, Chief Strategist
Ms. Cheung has a B.A. in Neuroscience and Leadership from Claremont McKenna College in the United States and is the Executive Director of Vervain Resources. As the granddaughter of Dr. Chen, she is actively engaged in various projects steered by the Foundation and serves as a Trustee. She had also served on the Adventist Hospital Cancer Fund, Ronald McDonald House and OneSky.

Alan Chow, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Chow was a banker with over 25 years of diverse experience in financial services before committing himself to a second career in philanthropy. He is currently Council Member of Hong Kong Red Cross and Chairman of Hong Kong Red Cross Special Education & Rehabilitation Service Governing Committee. He is also Member of the Community Investment and Inclusion Fund (CIIF) Committee, Member of the Task Force of The Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund) and Member of the Investment Committee of The Community Chest of Hong Kong. In 2013, Mr. Chow received the award of Outstanding Third Age Citizen for his remarkable achievements in social services, voluntary and charity work.

Ruby Yong, Program Director
Jennis Ngan, Finance & Administration Manager
Amanda Shiu, Communications Manager
Timothy Ma, Consultant
Doreen Chan, Program Manager
Alvin Wong, Program Manager
Wyn Chan, Assistant Program Manager
Polly Cheng, Assistant Program Manager
Mandy Chow, Executive Assistant
Karen Tse, Administrative Assistant