Leadership

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

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

Jenny grew up in Beijing and San Francisco. She met her husband Richard on campus and they have been living happily ever after in Hong Kong since 2011, now with a baby and two cats. After a few years of advising international clients on M&A deals, Jenny is managing sustainable tech products to build a better future world for her daughter to grow up in. Jenny joined the Berkeley Club of Hong Kong in 2013. In her free time, she dances the Argentine tango as her meditation of choice.

Event Team
Sunnie Lau (B.A. Environmental Design '07)
Design Director, SOSArchitecture Urban Design Studio Ltd.

Sunnie was born and raised in Hong Kong, graduated with a B.A. in Architecture from University of California, Berkeley; and later obtained her M.Arch. from M.I.T. She has collaborated with various internationally renowned architectural practices and had worked in L.A., Europe, and China on cultural projects and large scale urban developments. Her academic study focuses on urban master planning, public place making and architectural typologies with an interest in creative and innovative sustainable design strategies. She believes firmly in bridging professional and academia by teaching as a Lecturer on Master of Arch. Design Studio at University of Hong Kong in parallel to her design practice based in Hong Kong.

Event Team
Sabina Shiu (B.S. '07 & M.S. '08 Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Associate, Button Capital

Sabina is currently working in the private equity real estate investment industry.  Prior to her change of career, she worked as a structural engineer and project manager for development projects in both Hong Kong and the U.S.  During leisure time, she enjoys doing body combat and yoga. Sabina is an advocate for women’s rights and gender equality. Serving in the Club is a way for her to give back to Cal and the alumni community

Event Team
Charlene Choi (B.S. Chemical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering '07)
Director of Curriculum, St. Nicholas' English Kindergarten

Charlene is currently working at a private kindergarten. Prior to switching career, she was a management consultant and corporate strategist in the Silicon Valley in the U.S and also launched a number of startups in Hong Kong. During her free time, she enjoys kickboxing, hiking and yoga. Charlene is a tech enthusiast and contributes to a few philanthropic efforts. She is excited to serve in the Club and give back to Cal and the alumni community.

Event Team
Ivan Kwong (B.A. Film '15)

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Ivan graduated from Cal in 2015 and jumped into the startup scene in Hong Kong afterward. He is currently working as a UXUI designer and a freelance photographer.

Event Team
Allie Cheung (B.A. Economics '14)

Allie joined UBS after graduating from Cal in 2014. During her time in banking, she looked at private capital investments in the U.S. and APAC technology space, including but not limited to e-Commerce, online lending, digital advertising and health tech. She then left for a family office to look at investing in and developing China-based & cross-border business opportunities, and splits her time between Hong Kong and South China.

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

Anthea is a banker at J.P. Morgan having joined after graduation. Her role includes identifying and developing client relationships, leveraging the firm’s resources to provide clients with bespoke solutions to their needs. She also sits on the committee for J.P. Morgan’s flagship tech conference.

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

Chairman
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.

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