Young Executives ClubCommittee Activities


Child-Parent First Aid Pioneer Workshop

A group of members and their children enjoyed learning some basic first aid techniques at a workshop held at the Chamber Theatre on 15 August. Using a series of games and explanations, trainers from the Hong Kong Red Cross demonstrated some treatment for minor injuries, and also shared how to prevent common accidents at home.


YEC Executive Committee Meeting

At the meeting of the YEC Executive Committee on 6 July, Co-Chairmen Elsa Wong and Eric Fok reported on the activities that the club had organized over the past 18 months.

At the same meeting, Olivia Kung, Partner at Wellington Legal, was elected as new YEC Chairman. Jacky Cheung, Director, Victoria Hub Capital, and Victor Lam, General Manager, Forward Winsome Industries, were re-elected as Vice Chairmen while Kingsley Fong, Managing Director, BSL Containers, and Manfred Lau, Director, Graval Ltd, were elected as Vice Chairman.

YEC members enjoyed a visit to the Swire Archive Center, on the site of the former Taikoo Sugar Refinery in Quarry Bay, on 23 June.

Swire History Discovery Tour

YEC members enjoyed a visit to the Swire Archive Center, on the site of the former Taikoo Sugar Refinery in Quarry Bay, on 23 June. Bonnie Sze, Head of Swire Archives (HK), led the visitors on a journey through the company’s 200-year history. Artifacts on display in the Archive Center cover Swire’s broad range of business in the city over the years, including shipping, sugar manufacturing, soft drinks, aviation and property development. Sze also explained how the company had worked to collect and store the various heritage items.


Friendly Football Game

YEC organized a friendly football game with the youth groups of the other chambers in Hong Kong last night at Artyzen Club, which has a five-a-side football pitch. It’s the first match the YEC team has played since the government’s latest relaxation of the city’s social-distancing measures.

If you’d like to join our regular football training and matches, contact the YEC Secretariat for more information!


The Final Competitions of the Pitch Perfect Programme

The final competitions of the Pitch Perfect Programme, organized by YEC, took place at the Chamber on 30 May. After five months of activities including training sessions, company visits and mentorship, the student participants reached the competition stage. Seven winners were selected – one from each sponsor company -- to advance to the final round, which involved a group interview for a hypothetical job. All of the winners were awarded HKGCC Student Membership for one year, which gives them the opportunity to further their careers, as well as cash prizes.

Jason Cheung was selected as overall Champion of the programme by the judges of the final competition. The prize includes serving as Chamber Student Ambassador, and also an additional HK$10,000 in cash, as well as the chance to spend a day job-shadowing Eric Fok, Vice President of Fok Ying Tung Group and Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Football Association.


First Aid Talk

Following its popular First Aid Talk in November, the Young Executives Club organized another event on this very useful topic on 20 May. Instructors from the Red Cross introduced the fundamental principles of first aid, and shared some of the treatment methods that can save lives such as cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)

YEC invited Dr. Jianping Chen, Principal Lecturer of the School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, to share in a Chamber shared with members from the traditional Chinese medicine perspective how to prevent infections, what treatments can be done at home when infected as well as after recovery from Covid-19 at a Chamber webinar on 6 April.

Covid-19 – Prevention, Rehabilitation and Conditioning

As Covid-19 has raged in Hong Kong in recent weeks, more than a million residents have likely been infected. To understand how to protect yourself and your family from infection, and also how to take care of yourself if you do catch Covid, YEC invited Dr Jianping Chen, Principal Lecturer of the School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, to speak at a Chamber webinar on 6 April.

She explained, from the traditional Chinese medicine perspective, how to avoid catching Covid, and what treatments can be done at home if you are infected, as well as after recovery.

Dr Chen also shared her insights on the efficacy of common proprietary Chinese medicines on different types of patients during the pandemic, to help patients understand how to choose the most appropriate medicine. She also shared tips on different soups and ingredients, as well as various healthcare methods and lifestyle habits, as part of the full range of actions people can take after their recovery from Covid to reduce the after-effects of the virus.


Pitch Perfect Programme | Mentor-Mentee Day

The Pitch Perfect Programme held its "Mentor-Mentee Day" on January 26, with more than 80 participants. Students had the opportunity to get to know their mentors from the Chamber’s Young Executives Club, learn more about their career experiences to date and their advice for job-hunting.

Also at the event, YEC Co-Chairman Eric Fok and Vice Chairman Olivia Kung recapped the progress of the programme so far, and explained in more detail about the upcoming competition stage.

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