Actress + Designer + Photographer
Desmond is co-founder and General Manager of Plum in charge of business development and partnerships. He is also involved in day to day operations in Hong Kong. Before joining Plum, Desmond was an institutional sales manager at Allianz Global Investors responsible for sales, client relations and advisory business in the Hong Kong market. Before that, he was a senior consultant at Leatherteq, a sustainability technology start up where he focused on business development and sales. Before that, he spent 12 years as an equities analyst at Credit Suisse, The Royal Bank of Scotland and CIMB Securities covering utilities, consumer and media, and financials in various markets across Asia
Founder and Managing Director of Ocean Recovery Alliance
Ocean Recovery Alliance is focused on bringing innovative solutions, technology, collaborations and policy together to impact positive improvements for the health of the ocean. In 2018 he received the Prince’s Award for Innovative Philanthropy by Prince Albert of Monaco, and has been recognized as a UN Climate Hero and a Google Earth Hero for his efforts. Ocean Recovery Alliance is one of the first NGOs to be working with both the United Nations Environment, and the World Bank. Doug has worked in Asia for over 25 years in a number of industries which have been at the forefront of technology within their sectors, mainly related to the environment and new media platforms. He also spent four years in the asset management industry and set up the framework for a Global Environmental Technology fund in 1998 with Merrill Lynch.
Ivan Chung is an educator, and a spiritual, social justice, community development servant-leader and entrepreneur both in HK and in many international cities. Currently, he is the Residential Life/Education Manager at PolyU.
Artist and Theatre Actor
Founder of Table of Two Cities