The English-Speaking Union Hong Kong


WHO WE ARE

The ESU (HK) is run by a group of enthusiastic volunteers, formerly led by Dr Verner Bickley, MBE, now Chairman Emeritus. Administrative support is given by Ms V. Tam, our part-time Administrator.

We have different categories of membership: corporate, educational, individual and student. Our membership number, now about 150, is increasing as more and more people identify with our aims and objectives.

 

Sir Akers-Jones

Sir Akers-Jones

President
Sir David Akers-Jones, KBE, CMG, GMB, JP

 

 


Dr Bickley

Chairman, Executive Committee
Mrs Margaret S Leung, B.Sc (Pharm), MBA, MPS, FHKIoD

Founder and Managing Director of BETAMAX Ltd. and ASIA ACTION Ltd. Qualified Pharmacist trained in the UK, MBA. Council member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors. Board member of The Hong Kong Aids Foundation. Chairman of Amelia Earhart Fellowship District 17 Zonta International Foundation. Active Member of the HK General Chamber of Commerce and was Chairman of the Women Executive Club.


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Executive Committee
Ms Judy Tam

MSc (Edinburgh), is an active volunteer leader in a variety of non-profit social groups. She is committed to contributing to society by supporting education initiatives, and providing young adults in Hong Kong with different education experiences. She enjoys working with young people. Currently she is serving in the education industry by profession.


Mr Patrick

Mr Patrick

Honorary Treasurer & Director, Executive Committee
Mr Patrick Carter

Retired chartered accountant.  Employed for 27 years in the Treasury Department, Hong Kong Government, retiring in 1997 as assistant director of accounting services. Previously worked in local government: six years in England and two years in Zambia.


 

Director, Executive Committee

Ms Karen Cheung

Ms Karen Cheung

Mr Loasby Mark

Mr Loasby Mark

Mr Wathen Marc

Mr Wathen Marc

Dr Ingham Mike

Dr Ingham Mike

Ms Sin Francesca

Ms Sin Francesca

Ms Leung Lydia

Ms Leung Lydia

Ms Leung Margaret

Ms Leung Margaret

Mrs Szeto Mary

Mrs Szeto Mary

Mr Wong Jolly

Mr Wong Jolly


A LITTLE MORE ABOUT ESU (HK)

The English-Speaking Union (Hong Kong) was established in Hong Kong in December 2001 as an independent, non-profit, educational charity whose mission is to promote local and international friendship and cooperation by encouraging the wider use of the English language. The ESU is an international organisation whose branches are independent, non-political, educational entities operating in over fifty countries, including, for example, China, Malaysia, Australia, India, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.