About the HK Society

Expand your social network with people that have the same interest – Hong Kong!

Patron: The Baroness Dunn
Chairman: Nigel Johnson-Hill
Vice Chair: James Lai

The aim of the Hong Kong Society is to develop, nurture and enjoy the long-standing social, cultural and professional links between Hong Kong and the UK. It organises a wide range of activities which provide interest, professional opportunities and information and prides itself on its friendliness and on its innovative programme.

The current membership stands at about 700. The subscription is currently only £45 per year and this provides for husbands, wives and children up to the age of 25. The annual subscription for members over 60 is £30 and under 30 years of age is £25. Visit our Membership Page to join

The Society organises an active events programme for members every year. Please keep an eye on our events page for details of our upcoming events.

Committee Members

Nigel Johnson-Hill – Joint Owner, Vintry Classic Wines
James Lai – Associate Director, CallisonRTKL

Julia Makra (Treasurer) – Head, Outreach, Financial Crime Compliance, Standard Chartered Bank

Linora Bennet
Charlene Choi – Associate Director, Multinationals, Banking, HSBC Bank Plc
Mark Gray – Civil, Infrastructure and Energy, UK Export Finance
Huw Jenkins – Consultant, Clifford Chance LLP
Edith Lai – Associate, Charles Russell Speechlys
Jackie Lam – HKS Ambassador to Student Bodies
Karen Luard – Founder and Sole Proprietor of KP Communications
Noel Ng – Deputy Director-General, Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, London
Sue Thistlethwaite – Sales & Marketing Manager, L’Aquila
Sidney Wang – Managing Director, Desk Head, North Asia, Sustainability Leader, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd
Winston Yap – Associate Director, UBS Wealth Management

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