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 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.
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. 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 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 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.