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Johnny Luk

Author, Social Entrepreneur, Civil Servant

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Literature. Social Enterprise.

Johnny is an entrepreneur, political activist and author.

Johnny is currently the CEO of the award winning non-profit, the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs (NACUE). He was at the time of appointment at the age of 23, the youngest CEO of a seven digit non profit in the UK, and one of the few from the British Chinese community. Johnny is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Institute of Directors, the Youth Leaders Group member for the US Embassy and an occasional writer for The Guardian. Johnny is also a Microsoft Venture Judge and the London Mayor's Low Carbon Judge. In politics, Johnny is active as a political advisor to the Director of the Conservative Friends of the Chinese and a campaigner for smaller government, more relevant skills training to young people and building a pro-business ecosystem.

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WaiLo Li 李慧璐

Global PR & Communications Accounts Manager & voluntary Charity fundraiser

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Charities. Community. Social Enterprise.

WaiLo Li 李慧璐 is a global comms professional by day and Founder of Project TOM 仁愛星 (voluntary non-profit group) in her spare time.

Having worked on some of the most famous brands in the world, both in HK and the UK - she is actually most passionate about doing good and helping others.

HK-born, WaiLo graduated in BA Law & Criminology from The University of Sheffield, followed by a Masters in Mass Communications from The University of Leicester. Since then she has been in Luxury and CSR PR.

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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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Fiona Falcone 梁藝莎

Co-Founder, PlayCantonese

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Charities. Community. Culture. Education. Social Enterprise.

Fiona Falcone is included here as the co-founder of PlayCantonese, currently the UK's only Cantonese playgroup. PlayCantonese, run entirely by volunteers as a non-profit organisation, seeks to provide a Cantonese speaking environment for babies and toddlers who can learn Cantonese through song, stories and play.

After marrying an Italian and giving birth to their first child Fiona looked around for Cantonese language support for babies. She was surprised to find no meetups, playgroups, sensory classes or music lessons in any Chinese dialect. After foreign language studies in Italian and Mandarin, she was focused on not wasting the precious time from birth to school when children soak up languages. Fortunately, her search did find the talented and highly organised Helen Lee who offered her artistic eye to work together in creating a Cantonese playgroup.

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Sarah Yeh

Founder of Dimsum.co.uk

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Community. Media. Social Enterprise.

Sarah is the founder of Dimsum.co.uk the award winning website and events organisation for the British Chinese community. Initial concepts for Dimsum arose from her final year thesis - producing a magazine on arts and culture encompassing British ethnic groups.

Sarah is an award winning creative director who works in a leading online advertising agency. She has over 9 years experience in creating innovative solutions for on and offline media and has worked extensively at a senior level for clients such as Levi's, BBC, Intel, HP and General Motors.

Sarah actively participates in Chinese community issues and was a board member of internationally renowned theatre group Yellow Earth, committee member of Min Quan, the Chinese branch of The Monitoring Group, and was also a committee member of The Chinese Civil Rights Action Group (CCRAG UK).

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