Sir John TUSA
Chair of the Clore Leadership Programme
John is a distinguished arts administrator, TV and radio presenter, and author. From 1979 to 1986 he was a main presenter of BBC 2’s “Newsnight”, Managing Director of BBC World Service from 1986 to 1992 and Managing Director of the Barbican Centre from 1995 to 2007.
Director of the Clore Leadership Programme and Programme Adviser to the ACLP
Sue has held many senior arts management positions, including Deputy Secretary-General of Arts Council England and Executive Director of The Place.
Chief Executive Officer of The Esplanade Co Ltd (TECL), Chief Executive Officer of Singapore’s National Arts Council (NAC), Immediate Past Chair of the New York-based International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) and Chair of the Association of Asia Pacific Performing Arts Centres (AAPPAC).
Head of the Department of Cultural Analysis at the Zurich University of the Arts. He is a Cultural Policy Researcher with contracts that include clients such as: Council of Europe, Swiss National Science Foundation, Swiss Innovation Promotion Agency.
Prof. LUNG Ying Tai (龍應台)
Hung Leung Hau Ling Distinguished Fellow in Humanities, HKU, celebrated writer and cultural critic, the first Cultural Minister of Taipei (1999-2003)
Chris recently finished a five year run as founding Artistic Director of the Luminato Festival in Toronto, Canada. Prior to that he was a senior consultant at AEA Consulting in New York where his clients included the Edinburgh Festivals, Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center and San Francisco Opera.
CHAU Jonas Kwok Joe
Manager, Performing Arts (Research), West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
TAM Siu Man, Paul
Director of Marketing, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Chrissy has had a long career in broadcasting and the performing arts including inaugural Director of the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and ideas in Melbourne (2009-2011). Previously she was Head of Policy at Australian national broadcaster SBS (1995-2000), General Manager of Sydney Festival (2000-2003) and General Manager of Sadler’s Wells (2004-2009). Chrissy is also Chair of the Dance Board of the Australia Council.
Prof. CHAN Yuen Ying (陳婉瑩)
Founder and Director of Journalism and
Media Studies Centre, HKU Award-winning journalist
John is Chairman of Screen England and of Culture24 and is one of the UK's leading cultural web publishers. He works across the arts and digital media and previously served as Special Advisor to the Secretary of State for Culture.
William David LANE
Artistic Director, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble
Viola / Guest Principal Viola, City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong
Co-Founder / Co-Director, HellHOT! New Music Festival
LEE Ho Yee
General Manager, Hong Kong Sinfonietta Limited
KO Tin Lung
Artistic Director, Chung Ying Theatre Company
Sir David TANG (鄧永鏘)
Founder of The China Club in Hong Kong, Beijing and Singapore; and Shanghai Tang, and recently, China Tang in London. His other businesses have involved oil exploration, gold-mining, cigars, and advisorships to multi-nationals and international brands.
FUNG King Hang (Martin)
Founder of CULTURE+, a think-and-do tank on cultural sustainability
Dr Maria BALSHAW
Maria Balshaw is Director of the Whitworth Art Gallery, part of the University of Manchester, and the Manchester City Galleries. As Director of these two major institutions, holding internationally important collections of fine and decorative art of more than 80,000 objects, she is responsible for the artistic and strategic vision for each gallery. An academic by training she has worked as an administrator and Director within the cultural sector for the past 10 years.
TEO Bee Lan
Senior Manager, Singapore Chinese Orchestra
Prof. Peter WONG (王敏剛)
Chairman of the M.K. Corporation Ltd and North West Development Ltd, Deputy of the 11th National People’s Congress, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Pei Hua Education Association, Director of Fong Shu Fook Tong Foundation, Honorary Professor in the Central University for Nationalities and Lanzhou University and Director of Ji Nan University.
SEK Wai Yu, Winnie
Development Director, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
TAM Mei Yee, Eve
Chief Curator, Art Promotion Office
M+ (Designate) of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
JUNG Beau-Shahn (Mark)
Deputy Director, The National Kuo-Kuang Opera Company
Prof. András BOZOK
Professor of Political Science at the Central European University (CEU), former Minister of Culture of the Republic of Hungary.
Prof. LO Kai Yin (羅啟妍)
Designer, historian, art and culture advisor and curator of numerous shows in the British Museum, the China Institute in New York, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and the Hong Kong Design Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo.
Regional Arts Manager, British Council Beijing
Director of Learning at Tate
Anna has worked across education and cultural settings at a local, national and international level for 20 years. She has been Head of Learning at Tate since 2006 and was recently appointed Director of Learning.
CHAN Jo Win (Joanne)
CEO, French Culture Promotions Office
International Marketing Consultant & Director of Marketing and Development, Barbican Centre, London
Chris specialises in cultural branding and integrated marketing communications. He has worked with numerous arts organisations, including the Southbank Centre, the National Gallery, the Philharmonia Orchestra, Opera North and Oxford University.
CHAN Chung Ying (Anna)
Senior Lecturer and Head of Department, HKAPA
Prof. C F LEE (李焯芬)
Director of the Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, HKU
Chairman of the Hong Kong Institute for Promotion of Chinese Culture
YIP Wing Sie (葉詠詩)
Music Director of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta
Visiting Professor, City University, London, and
John has been involved in many projects ranging across libraries, music, museums, the performing arts, and the moving image. He has worked with organisations such as Tate, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the British Museum.
ZEE Yau (Eddy)
Company and Programme Manager, Hong Kong Dance Company Limited
Prof. Po CHUNG (鍾普洋)
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Business & Economics, HKU
Co-founder of DHL International Ltd,
Chairman Emeritus of Asia Pacific, DHL Express (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Margaret YANG (楊慧)
CEO of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta
Valerie C DORAN
Hong Kong-based independent scholar and curator, and Honorary Lecturer, the Centre for the Humanities and Medicine, HKU. Recent curatorial projects include the acclaimed 'Looking for Antonio Mak' (2008-09) and artist Simon Birch's multiple-media installation HOPE & GLORY (2010).
YEUNG Chi Lan (Elaine)
Chief Manager (Film and Cultural Exchange), LCSD
Dr. Robert PECKHAM
Co-Director of the Centre for the Humanities and Medicine, HKU
Concept consultant working with established and emerging talent on art and design projects
H Koon Wee (黃向軍)
Academic Director, HKU Shanghai Study Centre, Faculty of Architecture, HKU, Director of sciSKEW Collaborative
Chief Executive Northern Stage, Newcastle
Northern Stage is the largest producing theatre in the North East of England which recently completed a £9m capital redevelopment. Erica was previously Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre in London.
KWOK Yin Mei (Joyce)
Chairperson, EDB’s Committee on Gifted Education
Former Principal, CCC Kei San Secondary School
LEE Ka Ying (Jenny)
Assistant Producer, RTHK Radio 4
Producer, Akram Khan Company and Chair of Dance UK
Prior to co-founding the Akram Khan Company in 2000, Farooq was a dance artist, his highlight working with Belgian company Rosas. In 2008, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs acknowledged him in a list of the world’s top hundred cultural actors and entrepreneurs.
Prof. Daniel K L CHUA (蔡寬量)
Director of the ACLP, HKU
Head of the School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts
Head of Contemporary Dance, HKAPA
President of ZeShan Foundation and Senior Fellow of the Synergos Institute
TANG Shu Wing
Artistic Director of Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio
Head of Digital Media, Producer, NT live at the National Theatre, London
David was appointed the National Theatre’s first Head of Digital Media in 2009. He developed and produced NT Live, where the National Theatre broadcasts live productions on to cinema screens around the world.
KUNG Chi Shing (龔自成)
Kung Chi Shing is a Hong Kong-based composer, performer and music activist. He is known particularly for his work in the experimental music and performance group 'The Box', which he founded with Peter Suart in 1987, and as founder and curator of the 'Street Music Series' of free public concerts in Hong Kong.
MOK Chiu Yu (莫昭如)
Art activist and founding member, Centre for Community Cultural Development
Prof. LUI Tai Lok (呂大樂)
Associate Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, HKU
columnist and radio programme host
TANG Hon Keung (Mathew)
Head of Productions, EDKO Films Ltd
Director, Ideas Unlimited
Ideas Unlimited is an international consultancy that develops imaginative approaches to leadership and organisation development. Dick has also been involved with Tipping Point, a charitable trust that brings artists and scientists together on climate change.
Chair Free Word and Governance Associate of the Clore Leadership Programme
Prue is an experienced arts administrator who has run companies such as Rambert Dance Company and the English Shakespeare Company. With considerable experience in corporate governance, she currently runs the Board Development Programme for Clore.
WONG Chun Kwok
Local activist and artist
WONG Wan Chi, Akimi
CEO's Office, Executive Assistant, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
ZHANG Lian, Lily
Director, Shanghai Shengling Event Company
Director, Shanghai Shengling Entertainment Company
Economist Simon Grand is founder and academic director, RISE Management Research University of St. Gallen.
CHAN Ping Hung (Joseph)
Founding Director, ComTale Ltd.
Former Architecture and Project Management Consultant, Reed, Hong Kong
Stanley YEN (嚴長壽)
Group President of Landis Hotels and Resorts and a legendary figure in the tourism industry. Yen is also a champion in promoting economic development hand in hand with cultural and environmental conservation. In 2010 he established Alliance Cultural Foundation aimed at community initiative and cultural revitalization of aboriginal areas along the east coasts of Taiwan.
CHAN Yee Shan
Director of Business Development, CastDifferent Limited
Director of Art Dubai, Chairperson, Abraaj Capital Art Prize, Co-respondent, Venice Biennale and Co-Curator for Indian Highway Show, Serpentine Gallery, Arts Historian
PANG Bik Tsui (Susanna)
Former Senior Manager, Design Promotion, Hong Kong Design Centre
Assistant Director, Development and Alumni Affairs Office, HKU
Ada WONG Ying Kay JP
She has held many senior positions in arts and cultural sector, including Hong Kong Institute of Contemporary Culture, Hong Kong Children's Musical Theatre and Millennium Youth Orchestra.
WONG Hoi Ying, Rainbow
Freelance Arts Administrator
Manager (Development), The University of Hong Kong, Development & Alumni Affairs Office
WONG Man Chi, Cecilia
Former Deputy Executive Director, Hong Kong Ballet
Chief Operating and Financial Officer, Barbican Centre and Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Sandeep is a chartered accountant with senior management experience within both industry and the public sector. He is a non-executive director of the theatre company Punchdrunk.