Our Board of Directors

Yip Yan-yan

Board Director

Yan-yan Yip is a Senior Director of WYNG Foundation, a Hong Kong-based private foundation focusing on philanthropic work that aims to empower individuals and institutions to effect positive social change. Prior to joining WYNG Foundation, she is CEO of Civic Exchange, a local independent public policy think tank focusing on social and environmental policy research and stakeholders engagement. Yip is also experienced in organising community projects, facilitation and meeting design. She is currently a member of the Department of Public Policy Departmental Advisory Committee of City University of Hong Kong and she served on the board of other NGOs, including HER Fund and Little Life Warrior Society.

Sally Wright

Board Director

Sally is a Partner at Select Investors with 25 years’ experience in providing wealth management advice to clients with a wide range of international backgrounds. Previously Sally was a Portfolio Manager managing multi-asset portfolios across global markets. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Chartered Wealth Manager.

Sally is passionate about Sustainable Investing and has experience advising clients on ESG and Impact Investing. She is a member of the British Chamber CSR Steering Group and is committed to promoting company investment in their staff, the community in which they operate and the environment. She was a mentor in the Women’s Foundation Mentor programme 2018/19, supporting female leadership development and is a member of the Hong Kong local committee of the St. James’s Place Foundation.

Sally is a member of the Hong Institute of Directors and a participant in the FT Non-Executive Director Diploma programme 2019/20.

Richard Williamson

Board Director

Richard commenced his career with some of Australia’s leading banks and insurers, and has over 25 years experience in financial services operational and advisory roles (including roles in asset management, banking, insurance and financial services distribution/brokerage).

Richard moved to Asia (Shanghai) in 2002, and HK in 2004, and has maintained a keen interest in environmental issues, and more recently, ESG sustainability factors. Richard has a B.A (University of Melbourne) and M.Bus (Mktg) (Monash Business School), and has been based in London, Melbourne, Sydney, Shanghai and Beijing.

Christopher Roberge

Board Director

Christopher is a senior tax partner by profession with over 25 years of experience across Canada, US and Asia Pacific holding various senior leadership positions within Deloitte & Touche LLP from Canada to Hong Kong including the following current roles:

  • Asia Pacific Regional Head Quarters Program Leader
  • Global Energy, Resources & Industrial Tax & Legal Leader
  • Global Oil, Gas & Chemicals Tax & Legal Leader
  • China Oil, Gas and Chemicals Leader (all business lines)

He also serves on numerous boards and executive committees including the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, United Way etc. and many of the largest global energy companies including those in traditional fossil fuel businesses (Oil, gas, chemicals), particularly in their clean energy divisions and new companies focused on clean energy.

On one hand, he works with numerous Asian companies on attracting financial incentives and funding for clean energy development. On the other hand, he works with governments on designing their fiscal systems to promote clean energy by advising on environmental policies. He is recognized in 2019, 2020 and 2021 as the top Energy advisor in China and is a frequent speaker at conferences.

Stephen Howard

Board Director

Stephen is a senior markets executive and responsible officer with board-level experience for Hong Kong Regulated Banking entities. He has over 25 years trading and management oversight experience across sell and buy-side businesses for major US, European Banks and a Hong Kong Hedge Fund.

His strengths include business implementation, risk management, structuring client solutions, new product initiatives, technology design & implementation, legal & regulatory due diligence and stakeholder management.

Stephen is currently the Chief Investment Officer of a Hong Kong based sole family office. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance and has completed the FT Non-Executive Directors programme in 2013/14.

Tong Zhao

Board Chair

Tong is an independent advisor providing counsel to senior executives on critical matters impacting their corporate reputation. She was a partner of Brunswick Group from 2007 to 2018, during this period of 11 years, Tong led many issue management work and M&A communications, as well as corporate governance advisory and ESG reporting in Asia.

Prior to Brunswick, Tong had gathered extensive corporate experience in aerospace, auto and IT industries, as well as management consulting.

Board Advisors

Wendy Wen Yee YUNG

Board Advisor

Wendy Wen Yee YUNG is an advocate for good corporate governance in Hong Kong. Prior to founding “Practising Governance” for this cause, Wendy was Executive Director and Company Secretary of Hysan Development.

First trained as a solicitor, Wendy also qualified as a certified public accountant and a governance practitioner in Hong Kong. She sits on various committees of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute, having served as co-opted council member and council member of the institutes respectively. She graduated with First Class Honours in Law from Oxford University, United Kingdom.

Over the years, she had served as a member of the Listing Committee of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, the Standing Committee on Company Law Reform, the Professional Accountants in Business Committee of the International Federation of Accountants, and the Audit and Risk Committee of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority.

Po Tang

Board Advisor

Po is a board-level senior finance executive with over 30 years of experience and has worked in several large multi-billion international organizations. He was born in Hong Kong but spent most of his life in London, and in 2012 he came to Hong Kong for a 2-year assignment before returning in 2017 to be permanently based here.

Through his outdoor activities, he often encountered alarming levels of high air pollution. As a father of three, he is extremely concerned with the damages what this does to our children’s health as well to other vulnerable groups of society, the elderly. Researches have shown that these two groups (together with those with respiratory problems) are more susceptible to the adverse the effect of poor air quality and this drove him into the search for how to help to improve the air quality in our city.

He feels that raising public awareness, behavioural changes and influencing government policies will help to drive to improve the air quality of the city. As a Non-Executive Director of CAN, he looks forward to engaging with businesses, the community and official bodies in achieving these goals.

Joseph Poon

Board Advisor

Mr. Poon is an independent non-executive director of Hysan Development Company Limited and a non-executive director of Tai Chong Cheang Group. He is an advisor to the Asia Pacific Institute for Strategy. He was an independent non-executive director of AAC Technologies Holdings Inc., managing director and deputy chief executive of Hang Seng Bank Limited and had held senior management posts in HSBC Group.

Mr. Poon was a former chairman of Hang Seng Index Advisory Committee, Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited, a former member of the Board of Inland Revenue of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Environment and Conservation Fund Investment Committee, and a former committee member of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Poon holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia, is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Poon is also a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.

Dr. Ng Kwok Keung

Board Advisor

Dr. Daniel K. Ng is the Founding President of Asian Paediatric Pulmonology Society as well as the Honorary Consultant, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Hong Kong. He also serves as the honorary consultant paediatrician in Kwong Wah Hospital and United Christian Hospital. He is the honorary council member of the Hong Kong Society of Paediatric Respirology.

He was certified as specialist in sleep disorders by the World Association of Sleep Medicine in 2014. He was accredited as subspecialist in paediatric sleep medicine by the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians in 2016 and awarded diplomate in paediatric respiratory medicine by ERS in 2016

On the international level, he served as council member of the World Association of Sleep Medicine and international affairs committee member of the American Thoracic Society and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine as well as the regional director of the International Pediatric Sleep Association.

Dr. Ng’s main research interests are sleep-disordered breathing, asthma and allergic rhinitis. Dr. Ng has published 108 peer-reviewed papers in journals indexed in Web of Science with 1,085 citations. His H-index is 20. He is currently the associate editor of Journal of Pediatric Respirology and Critical Care Medicine and Respirology Case Reports.

Dr. Anthony Ng

Board Advisor

Dr Anthony Ng received his primary and secondary education in Hong Kong. He received his BSc degree from McGill University and his MD and MPH degrees from Tulane University, New Orleans, USA. He then received his clinical surgery training in the United State, New Zealand and England.

Dr. Ng joined the University Surgical Unit of Hong Kong University Medical School in 1979. He started his private practice group in 1986. He has retired from active practice since 2012. Since returning to Hong Kong, he has taken an interest in community affairs. He is currently a trustee of WYNG Foundation, and sitting on the boards of Hong Kong University Center of Water Technology and Policy, Urban Spring Co. Ltd, a social enterprise.

Kitty LIN Mau Tong

Board Advisor

Kitty is the principal of St. Rose of Lima’s College, the Committee Executive (2021-2022) of Hong Kong Association of the Heads of Secondary School (HKAHSS). Lin will strengthen the organization’s capacity to educate future generations about clean air.

Team members

Patrick Fung


Melville Peter Pradhan

Project Manager

Connie Chan

Project Manager

Betty Lau

Campaign Manager

German Cheung

Project Officer

Michelle Tong

Communication Officer