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Dr. Kanie Siu, Chief Executive Officer, DBA, MBA, MSSDS

Dr. Kanie Siu is Plan International’s Chief Executive Officer for the Hong Kong office. She joined Plan International in January 2015. Kanie is an expert fundraiser, marketer and administrator. She spent 10 years working in marketing and public relations across a number of commercial industries before joining Oxfam Hong Kong (OHK) in 1998, where she helped pioneer the application of those skills to the non-governmental organisation sector. She quickly rose through the ranks to become the agency’s Hong Kong Unit Director in 2011, overseeing its fundraising, communications, poverty alleviation programmes, advocacy and development education. In 2013 Kanie was named OHK’s Director of Fundraising and Communications, a role in which she became responsible for fundraising, communications and branding strategies in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and mainland China. Over the years she also played a major role in marketing and product development for the agency, which operates international development programmes in China, Asia and Africa. In 2015, she was appointed CEO of Plan International Hong Kong, one of the leading international development organizations with 80 years of history that is committed to fulfilling children’s rights and ending poverty worldwide. Kanie has made significant contributions in bringing proven business administration and marketing methods to fundraising work in Hong Kong. She has also conducted fundraising trainings and sharing of development issues at universities and for various NGOs in both Hong Kong and mainland China.  

 

Andrew Weir, Board Chairman, Plan International Hong Kong 

Partner-in-charge for Property & Infrastructure at the global accountancy firm KPMG, Mr Weir has over 20 years’ experience in the sector that serves construction, property, hotel and investment fund clients. He is experienced in International Financial Reporting Standards advisory. Mr Weir is also the Asia-Pacific Sector Head for Real Estate and sits on the Global Real Estate Group for KPMG. His extensive experience covers many pan-Asian markets including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Thailand, Korea, the Philippines and Vietnam, as well as his motherland UK. Mr Weir holds a Bachelor’s degree (honours) in Economics and a Master’s degree in Economic Development. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Dr. Royce Yuen, JP, Board Deputy Chairman, Plan International Hong Kong

Dr Royce Yuen is a Visiting Associate Professor of the University of Hong Kong and Fudan University in Shanghai. He has been lecturing in marketing and branding at post-graduate level in China and Hong Kong for more than 10 years. Previously he served as Chairman of Ogilvy Hong Kong. In his other capacity as the Chairman of the HK4As, he acted as spokesperson for the creative industry from 2005 to 2010. Royce is also a Council Member of The HK Trade Development Council and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He also serves as committee member for the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC), the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, the Education Bureau as well as the Hong Kong Museum. He holds a Doctorate in Business Administration and a Masters Degree in Marketing.

 

Dr. Darwin Chen, SBS, Board Member, Plan International Hong Kong

Darwin Chen’s career includes 32 years’ service in the Hong Kong Government, during which he served as Commissioner for Television and Entertainment Licensing, Deputy Secretary for Constitutional Affairs, Commissioner of Labour and Director of Buildings and Lands. He was former Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and currently serves as Vice President of the UNESCO Hong Kong Association. He serves on the board of many charitable organizations in Hong Kong and Mainland China as well as international non-profit bodies. He is also Senior Advisor to the School of Professional and Continuing Education and Chairman of the Centennial College Foundation of the University of Hong Kong.

 

June Leung , Board Member, Plan International Hong Kong

June Leung obtained her B.A. degree in Translation at the University of Hong Kong, and is the founder and chairperson of Beacon Group. With 25-year experience of teaching English as a foreign language, Miss Leung has authored different popular academic publications. Her devotion to raising and maintaining the standard of practitioners in the private tutorial sector at a professional level has led her to become a guest speaker in various public seminars, including the “China Education Symposium 2015 Annual Conference” organised by Harvard University. Miss Leung founded Beacon Uprising under Beacon Fund in 2012, providing additional financial assistance to students from Comprehensive Social Security Assistance and low-income families to enrol in tutorial courses. Over 10,000 students have been benefitted. In recent years, June has actively participated in charity events and encourages people around her to join the events. She is passionate about helping people in need. 

 

Anne Skipper, AM FAICD, Board Member, Plan International Hong Kong

Anne Skipper is an experienced businesswoman and has had more than 20 years' experience as a board director and chair of government, non-profit orgiansation and private sector boards in the areas of health, planning and development, tourism, education, disability and social services and financial services. She also serves as the Board Director of Plan International.

 

Ralph Szeto, Board Member, Plan International Hong Kong

Ralph is one of the founders and the Group Director of CMRS Digital Solutions Limited, a digital and social media communications consulting company in Hong Kong. He also has joined various industry organizations. He is currently the Vice Chairman of HKAIM and the consultant of The Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong, Caritas Hong Kong and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK). Besides, Ralph frequently visits local, Mainland China and overseas universities and attends media, trade and social welfare events as a guest speaker, part-time lecturer, trainer and judge.