Organisation & Management

Directors of Tai Kwun

The Jockey Club CPS Limited (“JCCPS”) is the not-for-profit operator of Tai Kwun – Centre for Heritage and Arts (“Tai Kwun”). With the support of its Advisory Committee, JCCPS is responsible for the overall management of Tai Kwun.

In April 2020, JCCPS established a subsidiary, Tai Kwun Culture and Arts Company Limited (“Tai Kwun Arts”), to manage Tai Kwun’s programming, including both contemporary art and performing arts programmes.

Chin Chin Teoh, Director of JCCPS, oversees and leads the management and operations of Tai Kwun. Timothy Calnin, Director of Tai Kwun Arts, is responsible for Tai Kwun’s artistic direction, including the organisation of contemporary art and performing arts programmes as well as programme related fundraising.  The two directors work closely together with a view to offering visitors the best heritage and arts experiences. 


Director of JCCPS
Chin Chin Teoh


Director of Tai Kwun Arts
Timothy Calnin

The Jockey Club CPS Limited Advisory Committee

Chairman

The Hon Bernard Charnwut CHAN, GBS, JP

The Hon CHAN is a deputy to the National People's Congress of China and the Convenor of the Non-official Members of Hong Kong's Executive Council. He is also a former member of Hong Kong's Legislative Council (1998–2008). A graduate of Pomona College in California, the United States, he is the President of Asia Financial Holdings Limited and Chairman of Asia Insurance Co. Limited.  He is Chairman of Hong Kong Palace Museum Limited, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Chronicles Institute and Chairperson of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. He is also Chairman of the Hong Kong - Thailand Business Council and an advisor to Bangkok Bank (China) Co. Limited.  

Members
(In alphabetical order of last names)

Ms CHENG Lai King

Ms CHENG Lai King is currently the Chairperson of the Central and Western District Council. As a member of the Democratic Party, she has been serving as District Councillor of the Central and Western District, the Castle Road Constituency since 1994. Ms CHENG is the Chairman of both the Working Groups on Central and Western District Council Affairs and Elderly Service. In addition, she is also a member of a handful of Committees, including Constitutional and Security Affairs Committee, Cultural, Education, Healthcare, Leisure and Social Affairs Committee, District Works and Facilities Management Committee, etc. Ms CHENG is a registered social worker.

Ms Winsome CHOW, Wai Sum

Ms Winsome CHOW is the Chief Executive of Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Ms CHOW worked in the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government, having managed and programmed for 14 performing arts venues. With extensive experience and knowledge in arts administration, she proactively develops art programmes and collaborating initiatives to incubate local artistic talents and promotes cultural exchanges. Recently, she spearheaded a new festival titled “Jockey Club New Arts Power” to nurture home-grown artists and encourage creative practices. She is also serving on the board or arts related committees of several institutions. Ms CHOW obtained a Bachelor degree in Social Sciences from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Master degree in Human Resources Management and Development from the University of Leicester in the UK. 

Ms Anita FUNG Yuen Mei, BBS, JP

Ms Anita FUNG has over 30 years of experience in the banking sector.  She is the first female Chief Executive Officer of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited in HK. She was appointed as Group General Manager of HSBC Holdings plc in 2008-2015.  Ms FUNG is currently an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited.  She is also an independent non-executive director of China Construction Bank Corporation and Hang Lung Properties Limited.  Ms FUNG plays an active role in public service.  She was an independent non-executive board member of Airport Authority Hong Kong, a non-official member of Hong Kong Housing Authority, a member of the Financial Infrastructure Sub-Committee of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of Hong Kong Monetary Authority.  She was a council member of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a board member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority.  She is currently a director of The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited, a trustee of Asia Society Hong Kong, a member of Museum Advisory Committee and Chairman of History Museums Committee.

Dr LEE Ho Yin

Dr LEE Ho Yin is a founding Head of Division of Architectural Conservation Programmes at The University of Hong Kong.  A well-published academic and an experienced practitioner in built-heritage conservation, he has been appointed by government agencies in Hong Kong, Mainland China and overseas as an expert advisor for conservation projects and the designation and monitoring of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  Dr LEE played a key role on a number of heritage conservation boards and committees, which included serving as Member of the Antiquities Advisory Board.  He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Urban Renewal Authority Board of Directors. 

Mr Dick LEE, Ming Kwai, GBS

Mr Dick LEE retired from the office of Commissioner of Police in 2007 after 34 years of distinguished service, including several years at the former Central Police Station. Mr LEE was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star Medal in 2007 for his outstanding public service. He is now Executive Director for the Hong Kong Institute for Public Administration and Trustee of New Asia College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Mr Weber LO, Wai Pak

Mr Weber LO is the Chief Executive Officer of Hang Lung Group Limited and Hang Lung Properties Limited. He has rich experience in business management regionally spanning from the banking sector to fast-moving consumer goods industry. Prior to joining Hang Lung, Mr LO was Citi Country Officer and Chief Executive Officer for Citi Hong Kong and Macau. He currently serves as Member of the Board of Inland Revenue, Hong Kong SAR Government and formerly served as Board of Director and Executive Committee Member of The Community Chest of Hong Kong, and the Committee on Financial Assistance Scheme for Family Members of Those Who Sacrifice Their Lives to Save Others under the Labour and Welfare Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government, etc. Mr LO obtained a Bachelor degree in Social Sciences from The University of Hong Kong.

Ms Winnie WAT, Lai Yee

Ms Winnie WAT is an international arbitration lawyer with CMS Hasche Sigle, Hong Kong LLP and an accredited member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb). She actively participates in various public services, such as serving as a member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Mediation Steering Committee, supporting the research for The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong, Third Party Funding For Arbitration Sub-committee as well as promoting legal education. In recognition of her commitment to serving the community, Ms WAT was awarded the “Distinguished Community Service Award” by the Law Society of Hong Kong in 2018.   Ms WAT read law in Hong Kong and graduated with First Class Honours. She is also a Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholar.

Mr Jeremy YOUNG, Chit On

Mr Jeremy YOUNG is District Councillor of the Central and Western District, the Peak Constituency. He was the Chairperson of Central and Western District Office of the Liberty Party between 2017 and 2018. Mr YOUNG actively participates in various public services, which includes serving as a member of The Outward Bound Trust of Hong Kong Limited, Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Associations and The Hong Kong Institute of Directors respectively and a Scholarship Panel Member of Lee Hysan Foundation. Mr YOUNG previously was Executive Director at a global executive search firm. Prior to that, he was Political Assistant to Secretary for Education for the Hong Kong SAR Government. Mr YOUNG obtained a MA in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford and an MSc in Management from The London School of Economics and Political Science, The University of London.

Ex-Officio Members
Commissioner for Heritage, The Government of the Hong Kong SAR or his representative
Executive Director, Charities and Community, The Hong Kong Jockey Club or his representative
Director of JCCPS, The Jockey Club CPS Limited or her representative

Tai Kwun Culture and Arts Company Limited Board of Directors

Chairman

The Hon Bernard Charnwut CHAN, GBS, JP

The Hon CHAN is a deputy to the National People's Congress of China and the Convenor of the Non-official Members of Hong Kong's Executive Council. He is also a former member of Hong Kong's Legislative Council (1998–2008). A graduate of Pomona College in California, the United States, he is the President of Asia Financial Holdings Limited and Chairman of Asia Insurance Co. Limited.  He is Chairman of Hong Kong Palace Museum Limited, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Chronicles Institute and Chairperson of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. He is also Chairman of the Hong Kong - Thailand Business Council and an advisor to Bangkok Bank (China) Co. Limited. 

Members
(In alphabetical order of last names)

Mr Benjamin CHA Yiu Chung

Mr Benjamin Cha is Chief Executive of Grosvenor Asia Pacific. He was previously Managing Director, Head of Global Real Estate, Greater China, for UBS Global Asset Management and Co-CEO for UBS/Gemdale, and prior to that was Executive Director and Head of HKR Asia-Pacific for HKR International. Mr Cha is a long-standing supporter of institutions for contemporary art in Hong Kong and serves on the board of M+, is Co-chair of the Board of Asia Art Archive, and serves on the Advisory Committee and Art Working Group of Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts. He serves on the Asia Council for the Serpentine Galleries and previously served on the Asia-Pacific Acquisitions Committee for Tate. Mr Cha has a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College.

Sir Wayne LEUNG Wai Yin

Sir Wayne LEUNG Wai Yin is Managing Director of The Local Printing Press Limited.  Sir Wayne actively takes part in public service. Sir Wayne was a Board Member of Alliance Franҫaise de Hong Kong, Board Member and Chairman of Development Committee of Hong Kong Arts Festival, Board Member and Chairman of Product & Event Committee of Hong Kong Tourism Board, member of the Hong Kong SAR Mega Events Fund Assessment Committee, Chairman of Le French May, Trustee of The Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund and Councillor of The Lord Wilson Heritage Trust.

Professor MAN Kit Wah

Received her Doctorate degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Professor Eva Man is the Director of Academy of Film and Chair professor in Humanities at the Hong Kong Baptist University. Professor MAN is a Member of Leisure and Cultural Services Department’s Art Museum Advisory Panel, Expert Adviser of the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme under Home Affairs Bureau, Advisor for the Hong Kong Arts Development Council’s Arts Criticism Group and was Co-vice Chair of the City Contemporary Dance Company. She was also a Trustee of Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Music and Dance Fund. Professor MAN publishes widely in comparative aesthetics, comparative philosophy, woman studies, feminist philosophy, cultural studies, art and cultural criticism.

Mr David PONG, JP

Mr David PONG is Director of Shui Wing Steel Limited. Devoted to promoting the Chinese ink tradition, Mr PONG serves on numerous government committees and boards of non-profit organisations, he is the Chairman of the Ink Society, member of the Board of Directors of M Plus Museum Limited and Acquisitions Committee. Previously, he was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Friends of the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Council member of the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, member of Board of Governors of Hong Kong Arts Centre, member of the Board of Directors of Asia Art Archive and Trustee of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Mr PONG graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr Alexander WONG

Mr Alexander WONG is Co-Chairman of Parkview International Limited. Mr WONG is a Committee Member of The Customs and Excise Service Children’s Education Trust Fund and a Member of Beijing Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

Ex-Officio Members

Executive Manager, Charities (Grant Making – Arts, Culture, Heritage and Talent Development), The Hong Kong Jockey Club or her representative
Director of JCCPS, The Jockey Club CPS Limited or her representative
Director of Tai Kwun Arts, Tai Kwun Culture and Arts Company Limited or his representative