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Lunch with Joe, Managing Partner of McKinsey’s & Stephen, Director of Swire Beverages

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Lunch with Joe & Stephen (27 Apr)

This lunch is part of the “Time of Our Lives” event at 11:30am-3:30pm at HKEx Connect Hall at Exchange Square, Central on 27 April 2019. By signing up to this lunch, you are getting a ticket to the event.

Learn from the McKinsey seasoned consultant & Design Thinking guru on how to transform businesses!



Joe Ngai, JP, is Managing Partner of McKinsey’s Greater China office, which is comprised of more than 550 Partners and consultants across offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Taipei.

Previously he led McKinsey’s Financial Institutions and Private Equity Practices in Greater China. He has led many large-scale transformation efforts for Chinese as well as multinational institutions, and has advised senior management on topics pertaining to strategy, mergers & acquisitions, and organizational transformation.

Joe is regularly quoted in top-tier publications such as The Economist, The Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal, and is a frequent guest speaker at major international forums including, most recently, the World Economic Forum in Tianjin. He is the author of numerous reports and articles on China’s financial institutions, and co-authored two editions of “Life Insurance in Asia”, a leading publication in its field.

Joe serves on various government advisory committees, including the Council of Advisors on Innovation and Strategic Development for the Chief Executive of the HKSAR, and the Financial Services Development Council, and the Financial Infrastructure Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. He is also a Board Member of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park and the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme, and advisor to the Better Hong Kong Foundation.
Joe is passionate about social enterprise and education. He is the Chairman of DiamondCab, an award-winning social enterprise, a director of Diocesan Boys’ School Foundation, Regional Association President of Phillips Exeter Academy, and a former president of the Harvard Business School Association of Hong Kong.

A Hong Kong native, Joe attended Diocesan Boys’ School, was valedictorian at Phillips Exeter Academy, and received his AB, JD and MBA from Harvard University, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School.



A sought-after speaker on Design Thinking and innovation, Stephen is a founder and lead curator of Design Thinking in Action – Asia since 2016.

Stephen has also been Director, Strategic Business Development for Swire Beverages since September 2018. Previously, he was CEO for Asia Miles Limited for 7 years, managing a portfolio of over 11 million members and more than 700 business partners worldwide.

Stephen joined Cathay Pacific Airways in 1998 and held various management positions in Hong Kong, USA, Singapore, Japan and Vietnam. Prreviously, Stephen was Vice President Sales, Americas.

Stephen is a Sloan Fellow of the Stanford Graduate School of Business with an MSc in Management and a certificate in Public Management and Social Innovation. He also completed the INSEAD Executive Education Programme - France and Singapore.

He is currently a Board Member of Ocean Park Corporation and a member of the Entrepreneurship Committee Advisory Group (ECAG) of Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Ltd.



All volunteer hours must be completed during 1 July 2018 to 15 April 2019.

Cost per person is HK$100 to support the running costs of our charity and our mission to make volunteerism mainstream.

For the first time, we're bringing our community and mentors together for a day of interactive learning and celebration of our 5th anniversary! On 27 Apr 2019 (Sat) 11:30am - 3:30pm, join us for lunch, story-sharing and a mini afterparty.

How to join:
1) Sign up to a table you'd like to join for lunch (please choose one only!)
2) Volunteer 15 hours to any charity during 1 Jul 2018 - 15 Apr 2019
3) Enjoy the event!

Special thanks to our title sponsor IWC Schaffhausen and venue sponsor Hong Kong Stock Exchange.


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