我們的團隊
我們的團隊
Variety Hong Kong charity for disadvantaged children and young adults, Our crew

領導團隊

維樂天由一群來自不同行業背景的專才於2015年創立。創辦人來自醫療、法律、教育、銀行與金融、企業、營銷、傳訊和諮詢等領域。

維樂天董事會由一眾創辦人組成,負責監察、管理和指導機構的工作。我們擁有出色的團隊,每天用心經營各個項目。

此外,我們擁有一個由前董事會成員組成的網絡,以大使身分倡導機構的工作,爭取社會廣泛支持,並提供寶貴的建議與諮詢。

Variety Hong Kong charity for disadvantaged children and young adults, Our crew

董事會

Virginia Lam

董事

Wai Yee Lam

主席

Dr. May Mei-Ling Lam

董事

Tommy Chan

董事

Monique Wing Yee Yu

司庫

Steven Molyneux-Webb

董事

Joy Kok

董事
Variety Hong Kong charity for disadvantaged children and young adults, Our crew

大使

Don Hess

Kirsten Mundy

Daniel Blurton

Virginia Lam

主席

Virginia has served as Honorary Treasurer of a number of not-for-profit organizations in Hong Kong. She is currently a Board member and Chair of the Investment Committee of a major Non-Government Organization providing services to the elderly in Hong Kong.

She has held senior finance and tax roles in accounting firms and at major corporations in the aviation and telecommunications sectors in Hong Kong.

She has held senior finance and tax roles in accounting firms and at major corporations in the aviation and telecommunications sectors in Hong Kong.

“Every child should have the chance to develop to his/her potential and be happy. It’s hard work in making that a reality, but ultimately nothing is more gratifying than to see the big smiles on their faces.”

Wai Yee Lam

副主席

Wai Yee is a senior executive with more than 30 years experience spanning several technology industries including key roles with major companies and early stage businesses, as well as advisory firms, in the UK and Hong Kong.

Wai Yee has extensive experience in the not-for-profit sector and serves on the board of other NGOs in Hong Kong. She holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management; a Master of Science in Computing Science from the University of Newcastle; and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University College of London, as well as a Financial Times Non Executive Director Diploma.


She is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, UK.

“Growing up in the UK, I regularly saw kids with huge smiles as they were being taken out and about on the Variety Sunshine Coaches. By joining Variety Hong Kong, I hope to continue the mission to support children from less advantaged backgrounds– to bring fun and fulfilment into their lives.”

Dr. May Mei-ling Lam

董事

Dr Lam has long-standing clinical experience focusing on child and adolescent conditions. She has been actively involved in training local educational and mental health professionals and promoting health education by delivering educational talks to the general public.

She is a Specialist Psychiatrist and an Honorary Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, CUHK, and Honorary Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong.

Dr Lam is a graduate of the University of New South Wales, and held a Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School at Harvard University in 2004. She serves as advisor and committee members for youth programmes for various NGOs and Government bodies.

“I am passionate about helping underprivileged kids to maximise their potential given their strengths and interests through the Variety Butterfly Program.”

Esther is a retired educator with 38 years of experience as a secondary school teacher. Also playing the role of Vice Principal, Esther has been in charge of pastoral care and student development, with extensive experience in supporting the needs and growth of students in their teenage years, plus their parents.

It has been her mission in life to provide youth from various sectors of society with opportunities for a well-rounded education. Programmes she has supervised and organized include those for life and value education, careers guidance, new students’ orientation, and mentorship. She enjoys collaborating with alumnae and parents of the school.

Esther is currently actively engaged in several youth development and training programmes, in addition to discipleship groups at church.

Esther holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Foods and Nutrition) from the University of Alberta, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education and a Master of Education, both from the University of Hong Kong. She also has a Certificate in Careers Teachers Training (HKU SPACE), an Advanced Certificate in School-based Counselling (HKSYU), and a Certificate in Educational Administration and Management for Senior School Administrators in Secondary Schools (HKBU).

”Our youth are our future. We do whatever we can to help them believe the same, bringing them encouragement, hope and joy.”

Tommy Chan

董事

Tommy is a registered social worker and served in the Social Welfare Department (SWD) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for 35 years until he retired in 2019.

He was a Senior Social Work Officer, gazetted Probation Officer and an Approved Social Worker in the field of mental health. During his career, Tommy built extensive experience in managing volunteer work, child abuse and protection, domestic violence, child custody assessment and various child welfare issues.

Tommy is a Christian and member of the Discovery Bay Alliance Church where he has previously served as Deacon. He is a board member of Discovery Bay Alliance Church Community Services Centre.

“Children are angels from Heaven. They deserve our unconditional love, care and cultivation for an environment conducive to their healthy development. Let’s walk with Variety!”

Monique Wing Yee Yu

司庫

Monique has run a multi-family office since 2014. Before that she spent more than 25 years in various areas in the financial services industry including as Head of Investment at a leading regional bank and a European bank, responsible for the bank’s proprietary investment in Treasury and Financial Markets.

Monique also has extensive experience in capital markets and structured finance with a leading US investment bank and experience in a leading accounting firm.

Monique has been involved in volunteer work with youth and children in Hong Kong and she currently serves in the school council of a secondary and primary school in Hong Kong.

“Children are the future of our society. We have the duty to provide equal opportunity for every child to grow and flourish.”

Steven Molyneux-Webb

董事

Steven is a regional finance director with more than 15 years’ experience across a variety of industries and sectors.  He currently works for a FTSE-listed wealth management firm and combines his professional responsibilities with driving the success of its charitable Foundation across the region.  

After many years working in M&A advisory, aviation, retail, and other areas, Steven took the plunge of moving into the not-for-profit sector in Hong Kong when he joined a local public policy think tank.

As a result of his time there, leading environmental, social and urban planning projects, he became a founding director of Drink Without Waste Ltd with a mission to eliminate the waste from single-use drinks in Hong Kong.

Steven is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales, and holds a Masters in Modern Languages from Magdalen College, Oxford.

“We all spend so much time gaining skills in our careers, but the true value of those is only evident when we use them beyond the workplace: in our community and for those in need. As a team, we’re here to take on social challenges and find a better way.”

Joy Kok

董事

Joy has extensive experience as a business owner, manager and director in a variety of industry sectors in Hong Kong. She is currently business director of a Hong Kong-based company with manufacturing operations in mainland China.

She has also established and managed a communications business in Hong Kong which has organized high profile events. Joy also has extensive experience in the not-for-profit sector in Hong Kong.

She helped to establish the office and has been general manager of the Children’s Cancer Foundation. She is currently Chief Executive and Chairperson of the Public Awareness and Education sub-committee of the Early Psychosis Foundation (EPISO) and is a member of the Core Set-up Committee of the Mental Health Museum.

She is also a Board Member of the Hong Kong Diocesan Choral Society Foundation.

“It’s always a privilege to help, particularly kids, young people and those with mental issues. What we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but the ocean is smaller because of that missing drop.”

Don Hess

 

Don is a former corporate lawyer with 38 years experience that includes working in Australia, the United States and Hong Kong. He has extensive experience advising boards of public and private companies, including in the not-for-profit sector.

In addition to almost 16 years as a partner in leading international law firms, Don served as general counsel and company secretary of one of Hong Kong’s leading publicly-listed companies for almost five years. He has also served as an Australian Government Trade Commissioner in New York, New Delhi, Bonn, Belgrade and Canberra.

Don was a founding Member and the founding Chief Barker (Chair) of Variety Hong Kong. He has previously served as President of the Asia Pacific Regional Council of Variety and was a member of the Board of Variety International from 2017 to May 2021.

“Kids don’t choose their circumstances, but they have to live with them every day. At Variety, we help kids living with disabilities, special needs or difficult circumstances to have a better life.”

Kirsten Mundy

Kirsten is a senior Management Consultant with 20 years public, private and not-for-profit sector experience. She has been resident in Hong Kong for eight years.

Kirsten is an Associate Director at a global consultancy and accounting firm in its infrastructure and government advisory practice where she leads client delivery of major transformation, efficiency and procurement programmes.

Before moving to Hong Kong, Kirsten worked in local and central government in the UK developing public policy and delivering major education, regeneration and infrastructure programmes. She has experience of working across a range of services, including education, social care, property, communications and corporate services.

Kirsten was formerly a member of the Executive Team of the UK education charity, The Talent Foundry Trust, whose mission is to increase social mobility for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

“I care deeply about delivering positive change and improved outcomes for children living in hardship or challenging circumstances. Variety is opening the doors of opportunity for children and young people in Hong Kong to help them build a brighter future.”

Daniel Blurton

 

Dan is Associate Managing Director of The Harbour School, an award-winning progressive international school in Hong Kong. He is a past Managing Director and current member of The Blurton Family Development
Center, a leading mental health practice serving children’s needs in Hong Kong.

His past experience includes working in NGOs and corporate environments on strategic planning, financial management, and professional communications.

Having spent over 20 years working and studying in Hong Kong, Dan considers Hong Kong his home. Outside of Hong Kong, Dan has also spent time in Washington D.C., Boston, and the United Kingdom.

“I am excited to build a stronger Hong Kong through supporting children. We all benefit when the community supports those most in need.”

Stella Lau

蝴蝶計劃項目經理

Stella is a strategic communications professional with over 15 years of extensive experience spanning local and international commercial, cultural and not-for-profit sectors.

She also has a strong track record of leading various education and charity programs for local schools and children with Special Educational Needs. Stella graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and is currently studying a Master of Science in Psychology at University of Glasgow.

“Every child is a unique gift and they should all be empowered with the ability to shine.

At Variety, it is our pleasure to be children companions.

I hope our work will bring marginalised children, as well as the world, a brighter future.”

Winnie Chan

蝴蝶計劃項目副經理

Winnie was trained as a Qualified Accountant and has 20 years of auditing and assurance experiences with one of big four public accounting firm.

Prior to joining Variety, Winnie served as an Associate Director in the learning and training department of the Institute of Hong Kong Certificate Public Accountants providing learning support to members of the Institute, including program design, training delivery (both face-to-face and on-line) and support strategy to meet the learning needs of members.

Winnie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from University of Houston and recently completed a Post-graduate Diploma in Adult training and Vocational Education (HKU Space).

“Having the opportunity to be with Variety and to serve not only brings hope and happiness to those in need, but also to me.

I believe every good deed, no matter how subtle it is, will make a difference to the life of others. To be able to give is always a blessing to those who give.”

Keith Wong

Youth Development Program Manager

Keith has strong interests in social services and has been volunteering to serve diverse underprivileged groups, including child and youth development. Prior to joining Variety, he has had extensive experience in designing and implementing training programs for nurturing young people’s soft skills.

Keith graduated from the De Montfort University with a Bachelor degree in Public Administration and Management. After graduation, he worked for a social enterprise and developed fundraising programs.

At Variety, Keith is looking forward to helping more youth and children.  

 

“Empowering youth and children to live their life to the fullest is my passion that fuels my energy to stand up again on my way to fight poverty.

 Despite the deficiency of opportunities facing the underprivileged, I believe that they can break through and thrive their unique, prosperous life without limit.

 Support our work to unlock the youth and children’s potential with mentoring and skills development, they can realize the goal that they have ever imagined.”

Kaia Chung

蝴蝶計劃項目主任

Kaia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Government and International Studies from Hong Kong Baptist University.

She has a variety of volunteer experiences as well as working with philosophic and psychologic professionals.

With Variety, she is dedicated to promoting social integration, de-stigmatizing mental health issues, and creating an inclusive culture.

“Every child is a seed that has to be nurtured. With our love and strength, we can assist in the nurturing of the seeds, and they will spring up and become new trees.”