The Communication and Development Committee is chaired by Mr. MA Yung Kit.  The  Committee is responsible for developing BXAI’s communication strategy through media channels and public relations as well as ongoing fundraising initiatives.

Mr. MA Yung Kit

Board Governor, BXAI
C&D Committee Member, BXAI
Chairman, Lee Heng Diamond Company Limited

Mr. MA Yung Kit is Chairman of Lee Heng Diamond Group, a family business in diamond and jewelry.  He is also the co-founder of Cocoon, a coworking platform where entrepreneurs, creative talent, successful leaders and investors meet, collaborate and deliver results together.  He is a native Hong Kong-Chinese, educated in Switzerland and the United States.  Mr. Ma currently serves as a Council Member and Chairman of Institution Advancement and Outreach Committee of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.  His public services since 1978 include work with various government commissions and committees, charity and non-governmental organizations.

Ms. Angela CHEUNG

C&D Committee Member, BXAI
Former Managing Director, APV

Ms. Angela CHEUNG is a video consultant and corporate trainer who turns work challenges from scary to simple. With over 25 years of experience in the media and creative industries, Angela most recently served as Managing Director of APV, one of Asia’s most established creative agencies, for over 10 years, producing award-winning content for some of the world’s biggest brands. She has also led creative teams at Disney, FremantleMedia, and MTV.

As a coach, writer, video producer, and digital marketing expert, Angela conducts workshops in presenting, video, creativity, management and digital marketing. Her clients include Google, Disney, Prudential, HSBC, EY, Kerry Logistics, Manulife, Alibaba, Garage Society, the Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies Bhutan, Yale-NUS College, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the University of Hong Kong.

Ms. Helen Y. CHEN

C&D Committee Member, BXAI
Head of External and Alumni Relations,
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Business School

Ms. Helen Y. CHEN is Head of External and Alumni Relations of the HKUST Business School, and is responsible for formulating strategies to strengthen the School’s presence and connectivity externally, positioning it for the next stage of growth in the Greater Bay Area and the world.

Prior to her current position, Ms. Chen was Head of Strategic Development at Asia Society Hong Kong Center, overseeing external partnerships and fundraising. She previously worked for over 18 years in the financial industry based in Hong Kong, Japan and China, and held faculty position at Hitotsubashi University ICS in Japan.

Her current community engagements include serving as Senior Advisor of the Columbia University Alumni Association Hong Kong, President of Zonta Club of Victoria, Director of Centre for Heritage Arts & Textile (CHAT), Director of the Young Entrepreneurs Development Council, and Communications and Development Committee Member of Baixian Asia Institute.

Ms. Laura COZIJNSEN

C&D Committee Member, BXAI
Founder, Lighthouse Consultant Limited

Ms. Laura COZIJNSEN is the Founder of award-winning marketing and public relations consultancy, Lighthouse Consultant Limited.  She is of Eurasian descent, born in Malaysia, and educated in Hong Kong.  Ms. Cozijnsen has held directorship positions with media conglomerate STAR Group Limited, responsible for marketing and publicity of TV channels across Southeast Asia.  As the 2006 Overall Champion at the Hong Kong Master of Ceremonies Competition, she has since hosted over 700 events and is a highly sought-after trainer for both the private and public sector.  She is currently Programme Mentor for the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation and is engaged in a wide range of community services, with a particular focus on entrepreneurship and youth development.