Completely independent of the organiser, our panel of judges include representatives from the business community, NGO, academia, social enterprises.  With their experience and knowledge, the judges will select the winning organisations most deserving of the Hong Kong ESG Reporting Awards.

Mr. Angus Ho

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, GREENERS ACTION

Mr. Ho has been working in the environmental field for 20 years, with extensive experience in the NGO (Society for Protection of the Harbour and The Conservancy Association etc) and recycling sectors that enable him to acquire profound knowledge in waste minimisation and recycling.

Dr. Yarime Masaru

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, SCHOOL OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT, CITYU

Professor Masaru YARIME is Associate Professor at the School of Energy and Environment in the City University of Hong Kong. He also has appointments as Honorary Reader in University College London, Visiting Associate Professor in the University of Tokyo, and Visiting Scholar at Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute.

Ms Jessica Tam

HEAD OF HKCSS-HSBC SOCIAL ENTERPRISE BUSINESS CENTRE ,THE HONG KONG COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SERVICE

Jessica Tam is the Head of HKCSS-HSBC Social Enterprise Business Centre (SEBC), the first tripartite platform in HK in driving social change and advocating social innovations

Jessica has been initiating in a wide range of cross-sectoral initiatives, including the set up of SEBC, the production of Social Enterprise Directory and annual SE landscape study, the set up of two social enterprise projects ‘Good Goods’ and ‘ACT Social Awareness Network’ and the DBS Social Enterprise Advancement Grant.

Jessica graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Social Entrepreneurship Executive Programme of INSEAD Business School. Prior to her current position, Jessica served as a Policy & Research Officer in HKCSS and tertiary Institutes with a focus on poverty, employment and regional development.

Ir. Vincent Kong

Vincent has over 18 years of experience in corporate and supply chain sustainability, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) compliance issues, 2nd and 3rd party audits, accreditation and certification management, and coaching business leaders. In the past decade, he has contributed substantially to the development of international standards and advised sustainable development related strategies and goal setting for both private and public sectors. He founded advisory services for a leading international certification and inspection institution in Hong Kong and the mainland China, and led a team of professionals to serve his clients from a number of listed companies and state-owned enterprises across 20 countries. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Green Building Professional, a Faculty Member of the Hong Kong Green Building Council, and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Certified Auditors. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Toronto, a Master’s degree in Theology from the Regent College, Canada, and a post-graduate certificate in Business Administration from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School.

Mr. Stephen Wong

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND HEAD OF PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE OUR HONG KONG FOUNDATION

Mr. Stephen Wong received a B.A. Degree in Economics from the University of Chicago, Phi Beta Kappa, and an M.A. Degree in East Asian Studies from Yale University. Since then, he worked for a number of global financial institutions, including as an Executive Director in UBS (London) and a Managing Director at RBS. Mr. Wong is now Deputy Executive Director and Head of Public Policy Institute of Our Hong Kong Foundation. Mr. Wong’s public service includes various advisory roles appointed by the Hong Kong Government, including Member of the Financial Services Development Council, Member of Task Force on Land Supply, Sub-committee Co-opt Member of the Sustainable Development Council, Member of Investment Committee of the Beat Drugs Fund, Member of Investment Sub-Committee of the Housing Authority, Member of Feasibility Study Working Group of “Special Needs Public Trust” and Co-opted Member of Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Fund Task Force of Commission on Poverty. Mr. Wong is also active in community service. He is Chairman of the Clean Air Network, Vice Chairman of the Admissions, Budgets & Allocations Committee and Investment Sub-Committee Member of the Community Chest, and Executive Committee Member & Chairman of the Advisory Committee of Social Enterprise and Innovation Platform of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. Mr. Wong is also a part-time Lecturer at the Chinese University of Hong Kong for the Master of Social Science in Global Political Economy, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Hong Kong University SPACE for the Institute for China Business.