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Xingang Wang JP 王鑫刚 太平绅士

Conservative Parliamentary Candidate

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Business. Charities. Politics.

Xingang Wang was born and raised in mainland China and came to England after his university degree in 2001. He has been academically trained in various universities, including engineering (Imperial College London), mathematics (Oxford University) and currently enrolled in EMBA (PLD) programme at Harvard Business School.

Xingang is active in politics. He recently became the approved Conservative Parliamentary candidate. He is also the Chairman of Conservative Friends of the Chinese Surrey Branch. He was the Conservative candidate for local council elections in 2014.

His professional experience includes Transport Planning consulting and investment banking. He has worked in various high profile infrastructure projects including the Congestion Charge Scheme in London, Stratford Docklands Light Rail for London Olympic and the National Rail train operator performance review. He is currently working in Product Control (Accounting function) in the City of London and has recently published his first book to give career advice.

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Jackson Ng 黄精明

Director, Conservative Friends of the Chinese

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Business. Community. Law. Politics.

Adviser to the Lord Wei of Shoreditch
Director, Diaspora Ventures
Senior Associate, Chan Neill Solicitors

Jackson was raised in the United Kingdom and has also lived in Australia, Singapore and The Netherlands. Jackson read law at both the School of Oriental and African Studies and also the London School of Economics and Political Science, both of the University of London. He is also an alumnus of the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.

After graduating from university, he worked full time as a lawyer before being active in politics. He is equally fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese and has a working knowledge of Dutch. He writes and speaks regularly on social, business and political issues relating to Britain and China.

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Cheong Ming Lam 林昌明 GCGI FRAS

Aviation Security Advisor

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Charities. Community. Politics.

Cheong Ming Lam, GCGI, FRAS, is a Security Specialist in the aviation industry. He gives advice to Airport Operators and related business, as well as members of the general public. He also has a wide range of knowledge in Airport Operations. He has since worked & given advice to most of the Major Airports in the UK and to ensure Aviation Security Standards are met. He has been a huge contributor in projects to help tighten and improve Aviation Security at UK airports.

He is listed on the Marquis's Who Who's of the World in the 2012 Publication Edition. He has received the Professional Recognition City & Guild's Award in Management. He has received a Honorary Cooperating Professorship from the Carlos Albizu University in the US. He has a great interest in world history as well as natural history, an elected Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society (FRAS). He is a Patron of the Royal Academy of Music, a Member of the British Association for the Advancement of Science and a Supporter of the London Chinese Community Centre.

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Edmond Yeo

Councillor

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Community. Politics.

EDMOND YEO, JP, is a high profile community leader and a politician. He is the current Chairperson of the Chinese Information and Advice Centre, a registered charity in advocacy services and social enterprise for the Chinese community. He is the Chairman of Ealing's Perivale Ward and the Deputy Chairman (Political) of the Ealing North Conservative Association.

He was commended for a "Dedication Award" in the Westminster Community Awards 2013, and recently, joined the Board of Trustees at Volunteer Centre Westminster (VCW).

Last year, he promoted the London Chinatown Goodwill Ambassadors project for the "Inspired by London 2012" and he was awarded the "Outstanding Leader Award". He was also recognised as a "Local Leader" by the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) 2012 and his Volunteer recruiting work for "London Ambassadors". He was a recipient of the "Long Serving Volunteer Award" at the Westminster Volunteer Awards 2011/2012. He is a member of the World Chinese Economic Forum (WCEF) Global Business Advisory Council.

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Lord Wei of Shoreditch (Nat Wei)

Vice-Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary China Group

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Business. Charities. Community. Politics. Social Enterprise.

Chair of the Hong Kong Group, All-Party Parliamentary China Group
Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for East Asian Business
Treasurer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Trade & Investment
Social Entrepreneur

Lord Wei of Shoreditch, also known as Nat Wei, is a social entrepreneur who is interested in social reform. He is the youngest member of the House of Lords and is the only active ethnic Chinese member of it. After graduating from Oxford, Lord Wei worked at McKinsey & Company, where he came to know Brett Wigdortz, who founded Teach First in 2002.

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Alex Yip JP 葉穩堅

Vice-Chair of BCProject, Catering Business Director

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Business. Charities. Community. Politics.

Alex Yip is British Born Chinese, with a strong sense of his Chinese heritage. After graduating in 2004 from Leicester University with a Masters in International Relations, Alex took over the family business which enabled him to spend his free time giving something back to the community.

In 2006 Alex became a School Governor at Kingsbury School and Sports College, Birmingham, a position that he still holds and he is currently Vice-Chair of the Governing Body. This is a position that he says he finds "both challenging and rewarding in that you see the difference you make to the pupils and you have the opportunity to change lives, but it also gives a very strong insight into the difficulties and challenges faced by secondary schools, the effect that government policies have on the front lines, in terms of the support that they have, but also in looking at the changes in society and difficulties that are emerging in these changing times"

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Alan Mak MA, FRSA

Business Leader and Investor, Charity Trustee, Speaker, Lawyer

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Business. Charities. Community. Law. Politics.

Alan Mak is a young business, political and community leader. He was born and raised in Yorkshire, where his parents started and ran a small family takeaway business, and where he carried the London2012 Olympic Torch.

Alan is co-author of the Next Generation Vision and President & Trustee of school breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast, a winner of the Prime Minister’s Big Society Award. He is a private investor, a non-executive member of the Group Board of Havas Worldwide UK Group, and a business columnist for LondonLovesBusiness.com. He writes and speaks widely on business, political and economic issues, focusing on Britain, America and China.

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Councillor Allan Siao Ming Witherick BSc(Hons) (Lond:UCL) FRSA

Liberal Democrat politician

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Charities. Community. Politics.

Full job titles:
  1. Liberal Democrat Spokesman Adult Care Services, County Councillor, Hertfordshire County Council
  2. Liberal Democrat District Councillor, St Albans City & District Council
  3. Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate Broxbourne 2010
Allan Siao Ming Witherick is half Malaysian-Chinese, half british. His mother’s side of the family trace their roots back to China and were hakka. This is reflected to some extent in Allan's positions today.

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Dr Teck Keong Khong

General Medical Practitioner and Forensic Physician, and Parliamentary Candidate of the Conservative Party

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Community. Politics. Science.

Dr Teck Khong read medicine at Sheffield University and law at Cardiff University. Although his medical practice is in Leicester, Dr Khong also consults at the Out-of-Hours medical centre in Danetre Hospital, Daventry. Additionally, he is a forensic physician for the Northamptonshire Police.

He is a member of the Local Medical Committee, a past-president of the Leicestershire and Rutland Division of the BMA and a past-president of the Leicestershire Medico-Legal Society. Although he has not been selected for the 2010 General Election, he remains an approved parliamentary candidate of the Conservative Party.

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George Lee

Parliamentary Candidate

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Business. Community. Politics.

I have a photo of a ramshackle pig shed. It’s a picture of where I was born. Sometimes, searching for other things, I come across it. It’s another world now, so far away it’s like looking the wrong way through a telescope. But it’s where I began.

My parents left rural poverty in Hong Kong for Britain when I was one. My brothers and sisters and I stayed, in the care of a family friend. It was a big change, but not what my parents had hoped. Instead of going to school, we made plastic flowers in a toy factory for the woman they had trusted with our care. I was ten when we joined my parents. I knew one English word when I arrived; ‘tomorrow’.

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