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Daniel Jacoel

UK Chairman of the 48 Group Club Young Icebreakers

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Business. Culture.

Daniel Jacoel is a prominent figure in the development of Sino-British relations. Having achieved so much, it is hard to believe that this charismatic young man who received Premier Wen Jiabao in London, January 2009, is still a young leader.

Daniel’s interest in his Chinese heritage inspired him to study Modern and Classical Chinese at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Since graduating, he has worked in Beijing and gone on to become the UK Chairman of the 48 Group Club Young Icebreakers.

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Lisa Tse 谢丽莎

Creative Director, Lisa Tse Ltd

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Business. Design. Fashion. Information Technology.

Lisa Tse is an award winning designer specialising in creative branding. Her diverse background has afforded her experience in all aspects of creative brand communications including art direction, graphic and web design.

A British-Born Chinese, Lisa came to London in 2002 to pursue a Masters in Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins.

During the course of her academic research, the demand for her creative flair and commercial acumen became apparent as she developed relationships with a series of prominent design agencies in London including Priestman Goode, Tangerine and Samsung Design Europe. She was also invited by Tom Dixon to steer the creative web development for his brand.

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Andrew K P Leung SBS FRSA

Chairman, Andrew Leung International Consultants Limited

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Business. Politics.

Andrew is an international China Specialist with over 40 years experience in a variety of senior positions involving Mainland China and Hong Kong. He has founded an international China business consultancy based in London.

Andrew has addressed numerous local and international business and strategic forums on China. His speaking profile can be found at City Speakers International. He appears regularly for live interviews on various international TV stations including CNBC Europe, BBC World, and Aljazeera (English Channel). He contributes many insightful commentaries and presentations on China, some posted on his website at Andrew Leung International Consultants.

Andrew is a registered Reuters Insight expert for services worldwide and is a Council Member of the Gerson Lehrman Group (global experts) He has been appointed a Global Commercial Agent for Changsha City, China.

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Ya-Lan Chuang 庄雅兰

Business Executive and Cross Culture Communications Consultant

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Business. Community. Education. Politics.

Since 1998 Yalan has been working as a professional Mandarin language and cross-cultural communication training manager and consultant to individuals, corporate organisations and governmental bodies in the UK, France, and Asia.

Outside of the training arena, Yalan has also successfully employed her background in business and finance to facilitate multinationals, financial institutions, European Commission on a number of Euro-Sino projects ( approx. €2 million/project), which involved strategy advice on the pre Joint-Venture (JV) due diligence, integration of multicultural teams post JV, high-street fashion branding and marketing penetration in emerging markets.

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Dr. Johnny Sei-Hoe Hon

Honorary Consul of Grenada in Hong Kong and Chairman of the Global Group of Companies

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Business. Community. Education. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio. Information Technology. Media.

B.Sc (Hons), M.A., Ph.D. (Cantab), D.Litt., F.A.B.I., F.A.O.E., ASI

In just nine years, Dr. Johnny Hon has built up an international conglomerate, with diverse interests ranging over banking, property development, financial services, education, media, entertainment and leisure, sports, gaming, telecoms, mining and biotechnology.

Yet, whilst building the Global Group of companies from scratch, Johnny has also managed to pursue a wide range of charitable, diplomatic and political interests.

He is the Ambassador-at-Large and Honorary Consul of Grenada in Hong Kong and holds official positions with four governments. Besides, Johnny is often consulted by Presidents, Prime Ministers and other state leaders who value his advice and insights.

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Thomas Tak Leung Chan FRSA

Councillor

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Business. Community. Politics.

Councillor Thomas Chan is the current Cabinet Member for Housing and Health In the London Borough of Redbridge. He is also a member of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Race Equality Advisory Panel. Previously he was a member of the Home Secretary’s Race Relations Forum and Race Equality Advisory Panel (1998 – 2005), Metropolitan Police Committee (1995-2000) and Consumer Committee, Food Standards Agency (2002 – 2004). He was a Councillor in Redbridge between 1990 and 1994.

He is a founding member of the Chinese in Britain Forum and is its current Vice-Chair. He has been the Chairman of the Chinese Takeaway Association (UK) since 2001.

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Ching-He Huang

Foodie entrepreneur

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Business. Cuisine.

Foodie entrepreneur born in Taiwan to Chinese parents and lived in South Africa before finding foot on British soil. A self-taught cook, Ching launched her own food company, Fuge Ltd, fresh from graduating from university with a 1st class Economics degree from Queen Mary Westfield College in London in 1999.

Ching’s products can now be found at retail and foodservice outlets from profile events to blue-chip companies in the City. This was followed by the launch of Tzu, a healthy soft drinks range, which are now stocked in prestigious outlets such as Selfridges, Wholefoods and Champneys Health Farms. Ching’s dynamic approach made a television presence inevitable.

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Sir David Tang Wang Cheung KBE

Entrepreneur, businessman and socialite

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Business. Charities.

Sir David Tang, is a Hong Kong businessman and socialite best known as the founder of the Shanghai Tang chain, though he sold his entire interest in the company in 1998.

Known for his love of Cuban cigars, Sir David is also a cigar importer and the Honorary Consul of Cuba in Hong Kong. He is a columnist for Apple Daily; a selection of his articles for the paper has been published in book form in English as An Apple a Week, where his colourful upbringing, remarkably generous spirit and always challenging opinions can be enjoyed. Other interests include aviation and gold-mining.

He was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) in the 2008 New Year Honours in recognition of his charity work.

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Stanley Tse

Group Chairman of Seewoo Groups

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Business. Community.

For more than 30 years through his business and from his own pockets, this individual has given unselfishly to the needs of the Chinese community across the country. Beginning way back in 1975 he has grown his company from humble beginnings and today has his businesses in London, Glasgow and Greenwich.

He has particularly put his efforts into helping the elderly, and even offers needy students sponsorships to continue their studies. Furthermore he has been key in ensuring that the major festival events such as Chinese New Year and Autumn Festival take place successfully and efficiently by financially contributing to these events, thus bringing joy and pride to the community and cultural enrichment for the mainstream communities.

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Ms. Lee Fulton

Independent Management Consultant

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Business. Community. Politics.

Ms. Lee Fulton is an independent management consultant, specialising in diversity, equality, business strategy, change and quality. She has worked for Unilever, Prudential, TSB Bank, and City & Inner London North Training and Enterprise Council before going independent. She also worked as project leader for the Museums Association ‘Diversify’ programme, as an adviser to the National Archives on positive action, and for the Greater London Authority.

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