Hong Kong host
December 8, 8:00am - 9:30am HKT. Hosted at PMQ
part of a series on Context
About the speaker
Angie is one of the key anchors for Bloomberg TV globally, this multiple award-winning top market internationally experienced journalist was one of the senior editorial voices in the region, heading up Bloomberg’s flagship morning programming for years. Angie is also well-known for her exclusives, including most recently sitting down with elusive Asia billionaire Li Ka-Shing in a rare extensive one-on-one TV interview. Other interviews include: BlackRock’s Larry Fink, Sir Paul Smith, Mark Mobius, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Angie is also a successful speaker, presenter, host, media/communications trainer and moderator for multiple organizations from UBS and Credit Suisse, to EATForum Asia Pacific to Malaysia SEC World Capital Markets Symposium. An accomplished keynote speaker, Angie gave an inspiring TEDx Talk called “I am Not Supposed to be Here” about the power of finding one’s voice.
Angie Lau moves from business journalism, to work alongside one of the most formidable business minds of the modern century: Li Ka-shing. Angie joins the Li Ka Shing Foundation and his team of investors and philanthropists making real positive change in the world by investing in disruptive technologies and providing substantial grants to health care and educational organizations. Established in 1980, the Li Ka Shing Foundation (LKSF) has invested HK$20 billion to work on education, medical services and research initiatives in 27 countries and regions, with over 80% of our projects located within the Greater China region.
She is also active in the Asian American Journalists Association and currently serves as President of the AAJA Asia Chapter. She was also co-director of one of AAJA’s flagship programs: J Camp. Angie is also an AAJA ELP – Executive Leadership Program Graduate, Miami, FL 2005. Angie also served three terms as Correspondent Board Governor at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong.
The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is a private, non-profit, accredited institution conferring bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 40 majors at distinctive locations to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD Hong Kong is the university’s newest location, having welcomed its first students in September 2010. The location is situated in the UNESCO award-winning former North Kowloon Magistracy Building, a historic facility completely renovated and adapted by SCAD. To learn more, visit scad.edu.hk.
Working with a number of successful businesses, Fresh Accounting is a dynamic management accounting practice and consultancy based in Hong Kong & Singapore. We believe accountants should do more than just report on how your business is doing. We are here to assist, identify opportunities and implement strategies that will improve the performance and profitability of your business. Fresh Accounting is powered by Xero, the cloud-based accounting software that allows you to access your finances from virtually anywhere. We are proud to say that Fresh Accounting is one of the fastest growing Xero Platinum Partners here in Asia.
PMQ is part of the government’s “Conserving Central” initiative and also one of the heritage conservation and revitalization projects under Development Bureau. Awarded with the operating rights after an open invitation for proposals, the Musketeers Education and Culture Charitable Foundation Ltd (“Musketeers Foundation”) has set up a non-profit-making registered charitable organisation to run this project, in collaboration with Hong Kong Design Centre, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Hong Kong Design Institute of the Vocational Training Council (VTC), namely PMQ Management Co. Ltd. Not only to build this iconic design hub for the Hong Kong creative industries with the design community, PMQ also promotes “enterprising creativity”, creativity manifestation, and sets out to nurture more local designers.
Redback is a specialty coffee roaster that is passionate about delivering exceptional coffees to our customers. We have a constant and unrelenting focus on selecting, blending and craft roasting the world’s most exceptional coffees. Scottie Callaghan directs Redback’s craft roasting and coffee operations. He has researched, selected, cupped, blended, measured and carefully roasted coffee for the last 10 years. These are his coffees, and he stands behind their quality and blend stability.
Tucked away on one of Wan Chai’s quieter streets, BiteUnite is a cook, create and share community. With modern facilities and a lofty dining space, our fully-licensed co-working kitchen is the heart of our community and an inspiring place to welcome food entrepreneurs from all walks of life. With a comprehensive online platform that connects diners with chefs, BiteUnite seeks to enrich the life, creativity and culture of a city’s communities through a passion for cooking and sharing great food.
By combining forces, design-videography duo Tom and Kira create work with double the passion and double the impact, whilst always catering to clients’ needs. At Toki Creative every project, whether an event video, a branding project or an animated logo design, is enthusiastically approached as a personal one.
Cancan Kwok is a multimedia designer and videographer born and brought up in Hong Kong. She graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interactive Media in 2017.