Akichika Tanaka

Director, Business Development, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. / toio Business Development Office, Japan

Alan Chan

Founder & Creative Director, Alan Chan Design Company, HK

Alison Friedman

Artistic Director, Performing Arts, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, HK

Amy Ip

Co-founder & Managing Director, CaaS, HK

André Fu


Andrew Mead

Chief Architect (ARBUK), MTR Corporation Limited, HK

Arnaud Champenois

Senior Vice President - Brand & Marketing, Belmond, UK

Arnault Castel

Founder, Kapok, HK

Betty Ng

Founder & Director, COLLECTIVE, HK

Catherine Shaw

Architecture, Art & Design Writer, HK

Chi Wing Lo


Chris Cheung Hon Him

Founder / Creative Director, XCEPT, HK

Chris Dobson

Executive Principal, Asia, Eight Inc. Hong Kong, HK

Christopher Law

Founding Director, The Oval Partnership Ltd., HK

Clara Brito

Creative Director, Lines Lab, Portugal/Macau

Claudio Silvestrin

Architect, Claudio Silvestrin Architects, Italy

Connie Birdsall

Global Creative Director, Lippincott, US

Corneel Koster

Chief Customer & Operating Officer, Virgin Atlantic, UK

Dan Wong

GM, Global Innovation, MTR Corporation Limited, HK

Danny Yang

Partner & Managing Director, BIMCAP, HK

Danny Yeung

CEO / Co-founder, Prenetics, HK

Darren Chuckry

Chair, Marketing Society, HK | Founder, Managing Partner, HK initiative, HK

Dave McCaughan

Founder, Storyteller, BIBLIOSEXUAL LTD, HK

David Lo

Creative Director, LOMATTERS | Vice-Chairman, Hong Kong Design Centre, HK

Deyan Sudjic OBE

Director Emeritus, The Design Museum, UK

Donald Choi

Executive Director & Group CEO, Chinachem Group, HK

Doryun Chong

Deputy Director & Chief Curator, M+, HK

Dr Alexis André

Researcher, Sony Computer Science Laboratory, Japan

Dr Brandon Gien

CEO, Good Design Australia, Australia

Dr Edmund Lee

Executive Director, Hong Kong Design Centre, HK

Dr Hong Fung, JP

Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, CUHK Medical Centre, HK

Dr Hung Kai Cheng

Former Deputy Hospital Chief Executive, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Hospital Authority, HK

Dr Justin Chuang

Vice President Communications Technologies, ASTRI, HK

Dr Toa Charm

Chairman, OpenCertHub, HK

Dr Tris Kee

Associate Professor, THEi, HK

Dr Yi Mien Koh

Managing Director, Health & EB, AXA China Region Insurance Co. Ltd, HK

Duangrit Bunnag

Architect, Duangrit Bunnag Architect Limited (DBALP), Thailand

Dwayne Serjeant

Design Director, EY / wavespace, HK

Eamon Barrett

Senior Writer, Fortune, HK

Ed Ng

Co-founder & Principal, AB Concept, HK

Eisuke Tachikawa


Elaine Yan Ling Ng


Eric Schuldenfrei

Founding Partner, ESKYIU | Head of the Department of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong, HK

Es Devlin

Artist & Stage Designer, UK

Eu-wen Ding

Co-founder & CEO, Lumos Helmet, HK

Fred Ngan


Frédéric Gooris

Founder, Studio Gooris, HK

Guy Parsonage

Partner, PwC Experience Centre, HK

Guy Salter OBE MVO

Chairman, London Craft Week, UK

Ikko Yokoyama

Lead Curator, Design and Architecture, M+, HK

Iñaki Amate

Head of Design, Partner, EY, HK

Ira Rubenstein

Chief Digital & Marketing Officer, Public Broadcasting Service, US

Jackson Tan

Creative Director, BLACK, Singapore

Janice Wang

CEO, Alvanon, HK

Jason Chiu

Founder & CEO, Cherrypicks, HK

Jelly Zhou

Chief Executive Officer (Hong Kong), Hong Kong Television Network Ltd., HK

Jevan Chowdhury

Director, Wind & Foster, UK

Jim Hackett

Special Advisor, Ford Motor Company, US

Joanne Chow


John Sellery

Group Managing Director, M Moser Associates, HK

Jonathan Cummings


Justin Sweeting

Co-founder & Music Director, Clockenflap Music and Arts Festival | Music Director, Magnetic Asia, HK

Kay Liu

Circular Fashion Programme Director, Redress, HK

Keith Griffiths

Chairman & Global Design Principal, Aedas, HK

Kent Wong

Founder / General Manager, Scopo Creative HK Limited, HK

Kevin Siu

Co-founder/Director, AaaM Architects, HK

Kigge Mai Hvid

Partner, JA studio, Denmark

Kingsley Jayasekera

General Manager, Marketing and Customer Experience, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Hong Kong

Larry Keeley

Innovation scientist & Author of Ten Types of Innovation, US

Lars Herold

Co-founder & CEO, Dromos Technologies AG, Australia

Lay Koon Tan

Co-founder, Nature Squared, UK

Leo Li

VP, NetEase Media, Mainland China

Lisa Park

Artist, US /The Republic of Korea

Lucy Ju

Chief Customer Experience Officer & Product VP, PurCotton, Mainland China

Luo Cheng

Chairman & President, ARTOP Design, Mainland China

Lyndon Neri

Founding Partner, Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, Mainland China

Marcus Fairs

Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Dezeen, UK

Marisa Yiu

Founding Partner, ESKYIU | Co-founder/ Executive Director, Design Trust, HK

Marjan van Aubel

Solar Designer, The Netherlands

Martha Thorne

Executive Director, Pritzker Architecture Prize | Dean, IE School of Architecture and Design, US / Spain

Max Lenderman

CEO, Mudfarm Ventures, US

Maxime Dautresme

Founding Partner & Creative Director, A Work of Substance, HK

Melanie Wendland

Designer, Sonder Collective, Finland

Michael Fung

CIO, CUHK Medical Centre, HK

Michael Young

Director, Michael Young Studio, HK

Morag Myerscough

Artist/Designer, UK

Neville Brody RDI

CEO & Creative Director, Brody Associates, UK

Nick Mival

Director, DCA, UK

Nissa Peng Cornish

Executive Director, Redress, HK

Patrick Bruce

Founding Director, The Oval Partnership Ltd., HK

Patrick O’Mahony

Creative Director & Founder, NEWSUBSTANCE | Co-founder & Director, SKYMAGIC, UK

Patrick Shearn

Chief Creative Officer, Poetic Kinetics, US

Patrick Tam

Principal Advisor, 3 Screens Strategic Advisors Limited, HK

Patrik Schumacher

Principal, Zaha Hadid Architects, UK

Paul Priestman

Designer, Co-founder & Chairman, PriestmanGoode, UK

Peter Lam

Managing Director, Engineering, HKT Limited, HK

Philip Annetta

Managing Editor, Design Anthology, HK

Philip Lindberg

VP of Product, Starship Technologies, Finland

Prof. Kai-Yin Lo SBS

Prof. Cross Culture, Art and Cultural Advisor | Jewellery and Accessories Designer, HK

Prof. Sadie Morgan OBE

Director, dRMM Architects |
Commissioner, National Infrastructure Commission, UK

Prof. Viveca Chan

Chairman & CEO, WE Marketing Group, HK

Rama Gheerawo

Director, The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art, UK

Refik Anadol

Director / Media Artist, Refik Anadol Studio, US

Ronna Chao

Chairperson, Novetex Textiles Limited, HK

Sally Lin

Associate Professor & Chairperson, Shih-Chien University of Industrial Design Department, Taiwan

Sam Ribet

President, Porticos Asia Limited, HK

Sangwon Choi

Vice President of Design, LG Electronics, The Republic of Korea

Sarah Mui

Co-founder & Design Director, One Bite Design Studio Limited, HK

Sir John Sorrell CBE

Chairman, London Design Festival | President, London Design Biennale, UK

Sou Fujimoto

Architect & CEO, Sou Fujimoto Architects, Japan

Stacey Chang

Executive Director, Design Institute for Health, The University of Texas at Austin, US

Stanley Wong (anothermountainman)

Founder / Creative Director, 84000 Communications Limited, HK

Stefan Ytterborn

CEO & Founder, CAKE, Sweden

Suzy Annetta

Editor-in-Chief, Design Anthology, HK


International Art Collective, Japan

Teo Yang

Creative Director, Teo Yang Studio | Co-founder, EATH Library, The Republic of Korea

Thierry Halbroth

Associate Partner, EY / wavespace, HK

Thomas Heatherwick CBE

Founder, Heatherwick Studio, UK

Thomas Widdershoven

Co-founder, Designer and Director, Thonik, The Netherlands

Tim Brown

Chair, IDEO, US

Tim Greenhalgh

Chief Creative Officer, LANDOR & FITCH, UK

Tim Lee

Founder & CEO, QFPay Haojin Fintech Limited, Mainland China

Tino Kwan

Principal Consultant, TinoKwan Lighting Consultants, HK

Tom Dixon OBE

Designer & Creative Director, Tom Dixon, UK

Vertti Kivi

Head of Design, dSign Vertti Kivi & Co, Finland

Victor Wong

Founder, vfxNova, HK

Walden Lam

Co-founder, Unspun, HK

Young Wei-Yang Chiu

Partner, Foster + Partners, UK

Yutaka Yano

Founding Director, SKY YUTAKA, HK

Yvonne Leung

CMO, AlipayHK, HK