The English-Speaking Union Hong Kong


WHO WE ARE

The ESU (HK) is run by a group of enthusiastic volunteers led by our Chairman Dr Verner Bickley, MBE. Administrative support is given by Ms Venni 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

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Dr Bickley

Dr Bickley

Chairman, Executive Committee
Dr Verner Bickley, MBE
PhD., M.A., BA (Hons), Dip.Ed., LRAM, LGSM, FCIL, FRSA

Author of over 26 books and many chapters, articles and TV scripts on language learning and language teaching. Experienced broadcaster (Radio and TV) BBC, NHK Japan, Radio Republik Indonesia, Burma Broadcasting Service). 

 


Mr Patrick

Mr Patrick

Honarary Treasurer & Director, Executive Committee
Mr Carter Patrick

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.