YAF is well supported by our Honorary Advisors from different professional backgrounds who have made significant contribution to society.

  • Mr. Peter Hung

    Mr. Peter Hung Hak Hip is the Honorary Chairman of Hop Hing Group of Companies. The Group is engaged in food processing, distribution, and retail businesses in Hong Kong and mainland China including a major vertically integrated oil processing, packing and distribution

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  • Dr. Edward Cheung

    Dr. Edward Cheung, BBS is currently Consultant to the law firm Woo, Kwan, Lee & Lo (Solicitors and Notaries), with expertise in corporate matters, IPO, mergers & acquisitions, security laws and China related matters. He is also serving as Director at six listed

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  • Dr. Joseph Lee

    Dr. Joseph Lee, GBS, OstJ, JP, an enthusiastic social entrepreneur, is currently Chairman of the Wofoo Plastics and Chemicals Group and Wofoo Foundation Limited, and President of Wofoo Social Enterprises Limited.

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  • Prof. Joseph Sung

    Professor Joseph J.Y. Sung, SBS, JP is the Vice-Chancellor and President of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), holding also the Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine.

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  • Mr. Chung To

    Mr. Chung To is founder and chairperson of Chi Heng Foundation, a charitable organization founded in 1998 in Hong Kong, China. Utilizing innovative and pragmatic approaches, Chi Heng has excelled in education and care for children orphaned by AIDS and HIV prevention

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The Board of Directors is formed by passionate past awardees of the Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award, responsible for planning major strategies and overseeing the foundation development.

Steering Committees have been formed for the Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award, the Youth Arch Student Improvement Award and the Youth Committee. Committee members devoted tremendous effort to ensure that our selection procedures adhere to the principles of openness, fairness, impartiality and good faith.

  • Norris Lam

    Chairperson
    Steering Committee Chairperson, Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award

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  • Timothy Leung

    Steering Committee Vice-Chairperson, Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award

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  • Karl Chan

    “Your ‘life goal’ should not be a career, but what you want to change in society.”

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  • Catherine Chan

    “Don‘t be afraid of being an outlier.

    Outliers are those who have been given opportunities and who have had the strength and presence of mind to seize them. ”

    (from Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell)

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  • Gideon Chan

    Winner of 8th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1992-1993)
    Financial Secretary of 7th Executive Committee (1993-1994), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • William CH Chan

    Finalist of 16th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (2000-2001)
    President of 17th Executive Committee (2003-2004); Social Services Officer of 15th Executive Committee (2001-2002), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • William YC Chan

    “Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.” (by Albert Einstein)

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  • Alfred Chang

    In a world of change, we should always be learning, adapting and innovating.

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  • Kathy Chau

    Finalist of 20th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (2004-2005)
    Public Relations Officer of 19th Executive Committee (2005-2006), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Wayne Chau

    Director (2011-2016)
    Finalist of 14th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1998-1999)

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  • Kevin Choi

    Winner of 7th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1991-1992)
    Administrative Officer of 6th Executive Committee (1992-1993), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Cindy Chow

    Director (2013-2017)
    Winner of 1st Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1985-1986)
    Internal Secretary of 1st Executive Committee (1987-1988), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Hugh Kam

    “Do good, be good and live good.”

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  • Wendy Lam

    Director (2013-2019)
    Finalist of 6th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1990-1991)
    Social Service Officer of 6th Executive Committee (1992-1993), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Emmy Li

    Winner of 12th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1996-1997)
    Vice-President of 11th Executive Committee (1997-1998), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Ling Ling

    “The only real failure is the failure to try, and the measure of success is how we cope with disappointment.”
    By Deborah Moggach

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  • Diana Pang

    Director (2015-2020)
    Winner of 5th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1989-1990)
    Social Services Officer of 4th Executive Committee (1990-1991), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Stephanie So

    Winner of the 21st Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (2005-2006)
    President of the 21st Executive Committee (2007-2008), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Janet Ng

    Vice-Chairperson
    Steering Committee Chairperson, Youth Arch Student Improvement Award

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  • Cerin Yip

    “I refuse to believe that you cannot be both compassionate and strong”
    – Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

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  • Francis Chan

    Director (2011-2017)
    Winner of 6th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1990-1991)
    Public Relations Officer of 5th Executive Committee (1991-1992), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Gideon Chan

    Winner of 8th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1992-1993)
    Financial Secretary of 7th Executive Committee (1993-1994), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • William CH Chan

    Finalist of 16th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (2000-2001)
    President of 17th Executive Committee (2003-2004); Social Services Officer of 15th Executive Committee (2001-2002), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Kathy Chau

    Finalist of 20th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (2004-2005)
    Public Relations Officer of 19th Executive Committee (2005-2006), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Wayne Chau

    Director (2011-2016)
    Finalist of 14th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1998-1999)

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  • Cindy Chow

    Director (2013-2017)
    Winner of 1st Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1985-1986)
    Internal Secretary of 1st Executive Committee (1987-1988), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Angela Fung

    Finalist of 19th Outstanding Students Award (2003-2004)
    Internal Relations Officer of 18th Executive Committee (2004-2005), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Alvin Kung

    Finalist of 15th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1999-2000)
    Vice-President of 14th Executive Committee (2000-2001), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Simon Lam

    Awardee of 1st Most Improved Students Award (1991-1992)

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  • Alex Lau

    Director (2011-2013)
    Finalist of 6th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1990-1991)
    Social Services Officer of 5th Executive Committee (1991-1992), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Holly Ming

    Winner of 13th Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1997-1998)
    Social Service Officer of 12th Executive Committee (1998-1999), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Whitney Too

    Finalist of 23rd Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (2007-2008)
    Social Services Officer of 22nd Executive Committee (2008-2009), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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  • Anissa Wong

    “Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.” Albus Dumbledore/ JK Rowling.

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  • Angela Yau

    Director (2011-2016, 2018-2019)
    Winner of 2nd Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award (1986-1987)
    Public Relations Officer of 1st Executive Committee (1987-1988), Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association

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The Secretariat is responsible for implementing the strategies and managing daily operation of the Foundation. It plays a key role in shaping the Youth Arch Foundation to be a respectable, effective and socially impactful youth development organization.