The Berkeley Club of Hong Kong (BCHK) is run by a team of dedicated alumni volunteers who wish to help you reconnect with Berkeley and with fellow alumni in Hong Kong, or with shared interests. BCHK recognizes the power of networking and provides the community ongoing opportunities to share experiences and traditions and to network during events and programs.

Executive Committee

Allie Cheung (B.A. Economics '14)

Allie joined UBS after graduating from Cal in 2014. During her time in banking, she facilitated private investments in the US and APAC technology space, including but not limited to e-Commerce, online lending, digital advertising and AI-enabled SaaS. She has then left to look at investing in and creating a stronger ecosystem for APAC-based & cross-border business opportunities, and splits her time between Hong Kong and South China. Representing Berkeley Club of Hong Kong alongside Anthea, Allie is also on the Steering Committee of the Asia Technology Entrepreneurship Conference (ATEC), the largest university alumni club-led technology conference and startup competition in Asia.

Anthea Wong (B.A. Political Economy '16)

Anthea has been a Banker on the Hong Kong team at J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Asia since she graduated from Cal in 2016. She is responsible for delivering the firm’s investing, wealth transfer, credit and philanthropic services to ultra-high-net-worth clients in the region. Anthea is on the committee of the annual flagship tech conference, J.P. Morgan Tech Exchange, where she invites speakers and puts together content. She is also involved in the Next Generation program, in which she identifies and helps rising entrepreneurs in the region. Representing Berkeley Club of Hong Kong alongside Allie, Anthea is also on the Steering Committee of the Asia Technology Entrepreneurship Conference (ATEC), the largest university alumni club-led technology conference and startup competition in Asia.

Ivan Kwong (B.A. Film '15)

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Ivan graduated from Cal in 2015 and has been working B2B Products for both startups and banks. Currently, he is in the blockchain and defi industry, and also a freelance photographer.

Michael Lee (B.A. Economics '18)

Michael graduated from Cal in 2018 and obtained a master’s degree in Germany thereafter. He is currently working in Hong Kong in Fixed Income Sales and Trading. Michael enjoys swimming, hiking, and exploring new places during his free time.

William Sham (B.S. '09 & M.S. '10 Civil and Environmental Engineering)

William finished his education in Civil Engineering in 2010. Since then, he has worked in various sectors of the real estate industry, including architecture, construction, real estate investment, and property management. Currently, he's the owner of a northern California property management company and the owner of an architectural drafting company. In his free time, he likes to play the guitar and is planning to return to the busking scene once the pandemic is over.

Yida Wang (B.A. Economics '16)

Yida grew up between the US and China, spending time in both Boston and Beijing before attending Cal. She started her career at Morgan Stanley, working in Sales & Trading within their Institutional Equity Division to facilitate liquidity and market content across a hedge fund client base. During this time, as an active supporter of the firm's campus recruitment efforts, she also helped in designing initiatives to attract fresh talent from diversified backgrounds. In her free time, she loves traveling and is passionate about film, music, and exploring culinary delights around the city.

Chloe Wong (B.S. Environmental Economics and Policy '16)

Chloe grew up in Hong Kong, and graduated from Cal in 2016. She started her career in the states in the healthcare industry before moving back to Hong Kong to join L’Oréal as a Financial Controller. Chloe is currently a Brand Controller at Richemont overseeing a few watch brands. In her free time, Chloe loves hiking, doing volunteer work, playing competitive badminton and meeting people. She is also an animal-lover and keen on environmental protection topics. Chloe wishes to give back to her alma mater through serving in the club and making positive impacts in the community.

Vanessa Wong (B.A. Art History and Asian Studies '18)

Born in Hong Kong, Vanessa studied in the UK, US and graduated with a double B.A. in Art History and Asian Studies from the University of California, Berkeley in 2018. After obtaining a Masters in Art, Business and Law at Christie’s UK, she started as a client strategy analyst at Christie’s Hong Kong. She currently works for the watches department at Christie’s and is also an auctioneer.

Richard Zen (B.S. Business Administration '09)
Director, FIT Investment Corporation

Richard Zen, CFA is Director for FIT Investment Corporation since January 2021. At FIT, he is primarily responsible for private market investments with a focus on real estate, and real estate related industries. Previously, he served Phoenix Property Investors, a private equity real estate firm, for around 8 years, and was last responsible for the origination and execution of China investments as Vice President for Greater China Investments. Richard started his career in accounting as an auditor, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Subsequently, Richard moved to Hong Kong for a management and consulting role. Richard holds a BS degree in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He also currently serves as Global Governing Trustee for the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Co-Chair of the ULI HK Young Leaders Group, and the ULI HK Housing sub-committee.

Jenny Zhang (B.S. Business Administration & B.A. Art '09)

Jenny is the APAC Director of ESG and Decarbonization for Urban Land Institute, with prior experience in climate tech and financial advisory. Previously as an entrepreneur, she helped clients in the real estate, logistics and energy sectors to map their carbon footprints and build digital tools to manage their emissions. She also advised on dozens of cross-border M&A transactions while at Deloitte. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a dual degree in business and fine arts. She is a licensed CPA, and a trainer in social impact assessment as well as design thinking.


Honorary Board of Advisors

Advisor to Executive Committee
Darrell Chan (B.A. Architecture '98 and M.Arch. '04)
Executive Director, The Luk Hoi Tong Company Ltd.

After living in Vancouver, Canada and the Bay Area for many years, Darrell moved back to Hong Kong in 2009 to join The Luk Hoi Tong Company Ltd., a company specializing in hospitality and commercial property development where he oversees its project development and project management divisions. Darrell also currently serves on the Dean's Advisory Council at UC Berkeley's College of Environmental Design.

Honorary Lifetime Chairman
David T. Wong (B.S. Business Administration '84 and Cal Parent '11)
Founder, NISI Group

Dave is the founder and immediate past chairman of the Berkeley Club of Hong Kong Limited. Founded in 2007, BCHK Ltd is one of the most vibrant organizations within the Berkeley international alumni network. In 2007, Dave was instrumental in launching the Hong Kong Berkeley Ball, a signature international event, whose proceeds led to the creation of the Berkeley Club of Hong Kong Undergraduate Scholarship Fund, supporting deserving Berkeley students from Greater China. Since his retirement from the Club in 2014, he has continued to serve as a mentor and role model for the local Berkeley community, including students and volunteers.

Board of Directors

Winston Lam (B.S. Civil Engineering '92)
Director, Winston Lam Co. Ltd.

Winston joined the Executive Committee in 2008, became its president in 2013, and has served as chairman of the board since 2015. His other community service roles include his current involvement in Invotech and his past association with the Hong Kong Council of Early Childhood Education and Services. Being passionate about startups, he is currently incubating four of them besides his business that beautifies residential and commercial spaces. His interests are vintage watches, classic cars, oldies, spirituality and conspiracy theories.

Tak Chi Chow (B.A. Computer Science '04)
Clara Sigrid Lo (B.A. Legal Studies '95)
Peter Yu (B.S. Business Administration '92)
Head of Strategy, Marketing & Pricing, Multek