Speakers & Facilitators

Discover all panel speakers and workshop facilitators

Ada Yip Portrait

Ada Yip

Ada is CEO of Urban Spring, a startup with a mission to reduce single-use plastic bottles consumption through building water refill stations.

Portrait of Alessandro Bisagni

Alessandro Bisagni

This former environmental consultant has been recognized by the Urban Land Institute as a Top 40 Under 40 professional class of 2016.

Portrait Andrea Richey

Andrea Richey

Education Director of HKSF, Andrea raises awareness about shark conservation and the unsustainable practice of shark finning.

Bas Fransen

Bas Fransen, CEO of EcoMatcher, is passionate about addressing the climate crisis with technology and innovative business models.

Cesar Harada Portrait

Cesar Harada

Cesar is a Senior Lecturer for the Design+ Bachelor of Arts and Sciences Programme. He teaches design with a focus on social & environmental impact.

Christian Mongendre Portrait

Christian G. Mongendre

Christian G. Mongendre is widely recognised as one of the visionaries behind the plant-based movement in Hong Kong.

Portrait of Colin Ward

Colin Ward

Colin’s contributions to architecture & design include Wembley Stadium, Chek Lap Kok Airport, West Kowloon Cultural District and more.

Portrait of Daisy Tam

Daisy Tam

Daisy teaches and researches urban food systems and practices, with a focus on food security at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Portrait of Elaine Siu

Elaine Siu

Elaine Siu is working to build and grow a good food ecosystem with The Good Food Institute in the Asia Pacific region.

Fiona Chiu Portrait

Fiona Chiu

Bye Bye Plastic Bags is a youth-led movement encouraging communities to stop the use of plastic bags and single-use materials in HK.

Hanah Paik Portrait

Hanah Paik

Hanah is Asia Pacific Lead at CDP, an NGO focusing cities, regions, investors and companies to act for a sustainable economy.

Heidi Yu Spurell Portrait

Heidi Yu Spurrell

Heidi is heightening awareness between food and climate by supporting restaurants & suppliers on their sustainability journey.

Kira Matus Portrait

Kira Matus

Kira’s primary research & interests include the intersection of innovation, sustainability science & public policy on sustainable systems.

Lauren Berning Portrait

Lauren Berning

Lauren teaches, coaches and makes boring corporate stuff less boring and less corporate through nifty improv tricks and training.

Portrait of Lauren Boucher

Lauren Boucher

Lauren organises clothing collection drives, clothes-sorting volunteering days, workshops, Get Redressed Month to combat textile waste.

Magnus McGlashan Portrait

Magnus McGlashan

Magnus co-founded Pacsafe in Hong Kong in 1998. Pacsafe designs and manufactures functional Travel products sold in over 40 countries.

Malin Lundahl Portrait

Malin Lundahl

Malin joined the H&M Group in 2013 to focus on the development and production of the H&M brand’s new Beauty cosmetic line.

Mark Tung Portrait

Mark Tung

Mark Tung has joined Hysan in 2007, and is responsible for the Group’s communications with the media and other stakeholders.

Michelle Hong Portrait

Michelle Hong

Michelle is born & raised in Singapore and found out the hard truth of our food system after having pursued growing her own food here in HK.

Natalie Lung Portrait

Natalie Lung

Natalie Lung is the Program Manager for Brinc’s Food Technology Accelerator Program, empowering entrepreneurs everyday.

Raphael De Ry Portrait

Raphael De Ry

Witnessing the massive wastage created by our lifestyle, Raphael decided there had to be a better way to live healthily & sustainably.

Portrait of Samantha Woods

Samantha Woods

Samantha is a Sustainable Development Manager at John Swire & Sons. Prior, she led ELEVATE’s sustainability consultants in HK.

Portrait of Sonalie Figueiras

Sonalie Figueiras

Eco-wellness industry veteran, Sonalie has a keen eye for market trends and a decade of experience in organic trade, health and sustainability.

Portrait of Stephanie Chan

Stephanie Chan

Shortlisted as Top 5 Young Professional in Asia 2015, Stephanie supervises business environment & people strategies for Esquel Group.

Portrait of Tony Ip

Tony Ip

Tony is a green building design expert, with vast experience in multi-disciplinary practices, design and research across Europe and Asia.

Hannah Chung

Hannah Chung is passionate about sustainability and waste reduction, she is regularly a guest speaker at schools and corporate events.

Tickets cost HKD 80 per pax for the full weekend event.
Enjoy an early bird price at HKD 50 per pax until 31st October.
Each ticket entitles you to attend all panel discussions in the morning and afternoon workshops.
This is an online event. Please follow the link to register.