OUR BOARD

OUR BOARD

OUR BOARD

 

HANDSON HONG KONG BOARD OF DIRECTORS

HandsOn Hong Kong is governed by a Board of Directors and Board Members that support the work of the organization and provides mission-based leadership and strategic direction. The expertise of each Board member and the guidance they provide is essential to the sustainability and advancement of the organization and our mission.

Shaun Bernier

Founder and Board Of Directors Chair

Shaun Bernier is Founder and Board Chair of HandsOn Hong Kong. Shaun founded HandsOn Hong Kong in 2007 and served previously as its Executive Director. Before relocating to Hong Kong, she developed an expertise in U.S. social policy and advocacy, working in the public sector in New York City and Washington, D.C. There she worked in city and federal government for elected officials, and at think-tanks and non-profit organizations focusing on advocacy for lower-income workers and families. In Hong Kong, Shaun previously served as Managing Director of Community Business and Director of Volunteer Operations for the Clinton Global Initiative Asia. She is based in Singapore and is an angel investor, focusing primarily on emerging consumer brands and sustainability.  She holds a Masters of Public Administration from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University in New York, NY. 

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Ann Chu

Board of Directors Vice Chair

Originally from Canada, Ann Chu has been living in Hong Kong for the past 20 years. Having volunteered regularly since the age of fourteen she has led numerous programs and served as chairwoman of an NGO that ran programs for neglected elderly and needy children in HK. She was honoured by Time Warner with its Andrew Heiskell Community Service Award for her decade-long program running English-learning programs for underprivileged children in Hong Kong and fundraising for Cyclone Nargis orphans in Myanmar. Ann has two children of her own and works in media for Bloomberg. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Business from the University of Southern California, a Masters in Journalism from the University of Hong Kong.

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Allan Song 

Board Member

Allan Song is a computer scientist turned banking professional, currently Executive Director and Head of Operations Strategy & Transformation at Standard Chartered Bank.  His professional career has taken him across North America and Asia, transitioning from management roles in technology, into a COO / strategy leader, driving transformative business & technology change.  During stints in Toronto and Singapore, he has held dedicated volunteering positions such as United Way Senior Ambassador, Delivery Driver for Meals on Wheels, Computer Educator at YSM, and even as a Weekend Cook for Willing Hearts Soup Kitchen.  Since moving to Hong Kong in 2017, he has taken on multiple volunteering and volunteer leader roles through HandsOn, most recently as a weekly Kindness Walk Leader for ImpactHK.  He is passionate about poverty alleviation, education and supporting underprivileged children & communities.  Allan holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Toronto.

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Amy Fung

Board Member

Amy is a seasoned finance executive who now works as an executive coach, trainer and facilitator. She is passionate about helping people lead happy, authentic lives align with their core values.

Amy has over 20 years' corporate experience working at multinational PR and advertising companies including Burson-Marsteller, M&C Saatchi, TBWA and Publicis as Chief Financial Officer and Finance Director, Greater China and Hong Kong. Her extensive experience encompasses management, leadership and operations including finance, HR, legal, IT and administration.

As an executive coach, besides working with a number of MNCs, Amy also supports a few major NGOs in Hong Kong.

Growing up in Hong Kong during most of her childhood, Amy migrated to Australia as a teenager. She now lives in Hong Kong with her husband and 2 lovely kids. Amy is a Fellow CPA, Australia and hold a bachelor’s degree of Commerce from Monash University. Amy was a Mentor under The Women's Foundation Mentoring Programme for Women Leaders 2018-19 and a volunteer coach for Mother's Choice. She also volunteered as a coach for Kely Support Group, Chai Wan and Tseung Kwan O IVE in the past few years.

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Dan Guo

Board Member

Dan is the CFO of a HK listed technology company with over 15 years experience working in corporate and banking sector. In her previous role as executive director at Goldman Sachs, she has helped companies raise funding across private and public market, as well as extensive experience in derivative transactions. Grew up in China, gone to high school in Singapore, university in UK and US, Dan lives in Hong Kong now with her husband and 3 children. She’s passionate about education, diversity& inclusion and women leadership development, and love to contribute to local community via volunteering work. Dan holds a Master of Science from University of Oxford, and currently enrolled in EMBA programme at Kellogg-HKUST.  

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Nancy Hong

Board Member

Nancy Hong is a Human Resources executive with a passion to help others achieve their life goals.  Nancy brings 20+ years of expertise to HandsOn and has served in executive and Managing Director of HR roles through her 18-year tenure at JPMorgan.  She is currently making an impact as the Group Head of People and Culture at WeLab, a Hong Kong homegrown FinTech Company. Nancy recently spoke to CTgoodjobs about the benefits of corporate teams serving together. 

Influenced by her mother's humility and care for the community, giving back has been a big part of Nancy's life.  She is an advisor to Mother's Choice and is a regular volunteer as a tutor to the primary students at the Fresh Fish School in Hong Kong.

Joining the Board of HandsOn Hong Kong has furthered Nancy's life goal of making the world a better place.

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Rebecca Hong

Board Member

Rebecca is the Managing Counsel at Intel Corporation, based in Hong Kong. She is responsible for the legal affairs of the APAC region and also sits on the global D&I leadership team for Intel. Prior to her current role, Rebecca was with Intel Capital, the venture capital arm of Intel for over 12 years and worked on more than a hundred investments in China and Asia. She has worked in various cities globally including Singapore, Hong Kong, London, China and the U.S.

Rebecca has over two decades of working in the law and was previously with Linklaters, Simmons & Simmons and Allen & Gledhill. She is passionate about mentoring people both internally and externally and believes greatly in giving back to the community through hands on volunteering work.

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Vince Ng

Board Member

Vince has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry and is currently managing the Asian operations as a partner of a global financial advisory firm in the alternative investment industry. Beyond finance, Vince is passionate about continued education, personal development, and social and charitable causes. Vince is currently a board member and sits on the investment committee of the ESF endowment fund. He was also a former Chairman of Shatin College and former Vice President and board member of the CFA Society of Hong Kong. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Queen Mary, University of London and a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. Vince is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) in the UK, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)

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HandsOn Hong Kong is grateful to our founding Board Members, Alex de Laiglesia and Katherine Creedon for their 13 years of service to our organization and the community.

 

HANDSON HONG KONG ADVISORS

HandsOn Hong Kong is fortunate to be supported by pro bono advisors who give their time and talent to capacity-build our organization. We are grateful for this wonderful support of our organization and our work.

Sue Toomey

Strategic Advisor

Sue Toomey has more than 20 years of experience running businesses and championing global causes. During her time as Executive Director for HandsOn Hong Kong from 2016 to 2022, she oversaw the development and launch of Serve-a-thon, Hong Kong's first community service week. She also served as a Board Member of Points of Light and as Chairperson for the global network of 200 affiliates around the world.

Prior to joining HandsOn, Sue was Vice President, Global Events for The Economist Group where she created and led award-winning events and initiatives addressing global issues, including ocean sustainability, food security, diversity and inclusion. Her experience includes extensive work with corporate clients, developing communication and sponsorship programs to meet marketing needs. She previously ran her own social enterprise and headed a marketing agency while living in Mumbai and led the event marketing team for Saatchi and Saatchi Los Angeles before moving to Asia. Sue has an M.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University and a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Southern California. 

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Alison Tsoi

Legal Advisor

Alison Tsoi is a versatile and dynamic lawyer who engages in cross-border multi-jurisdictional work and has had experience working in Hong Kong, London and Beijing. Alison is currently the Legal Counsel of Kerry Holdings Limited, the investment holding company of the Kuok Group which is a multinational conglomerate. She is also a member of the In-House Lawyers Committee as well as the International Legal Affairs Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong. Alison holds a Bachelor of Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and is a qualified Hong Kong solicitor.  

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