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Womenís Foundation in HK appoints Su-Mei Thompson as Executive Director

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The Womenís Foundation, one of the leading NGOs focused on women and girls in Hong Kong, has appointed Su-Mei Thompson as the foundationís new Executive Director.

 In her new role, Ms. Thompson will be responsible for strategic planning, fund-raising and donor relationships, managing grants and programmes, community outreach to corporates and grassroot organisations, government relations, and marketing and communications for the foundation, working closely with the Foundationís Board of Directors.

ďI am delighted to welcome Su-Mei to The Womenís Foundation,Ē said Estella Lung Huang, Chairperson of The Womenís Foundation. ďAs we look to build on our achievements over the last five years, Su-Meiís unique background and extensive experience in strategic planning, business development, operational and financial management, and marketing and media relations will be extremely valuable to the entire organisation. I am particularly excited to have Su-Mei on board given her strong professional network, her track record of forging successful creative collaborations with strategic partners and her passion for education and womenís issues.Ē

Ms. Thompson started her career at Linklaters in 1989 where she specialized in corporate finance and international capital markets work in the firmís London, Paris and Hong Kong offices. She joined Walt Disney Television Asia Pacific in 1996 as Regional Director for Legal & Business Affairs. Upon leaving Disney in 2000, Ms Thompson joined Asiacontent.com as their General Counsel and Senior Vice-President for Corporate and Business Development. From 2003 to 2007, Ms Thompson worked at the Financial Times as the FTís Managing Director for Asia and served on the FTís global management board. In this role, she oversaw the launch of the FTís dedicated Asian edition in print and online, the FTís Chinese language website and the FTís conferences business in the region and successfully advanced the FTís strategy and relationships in India and China. From 2007 to 2008, Ms Thompson served as Senior Vice-President of Strategic Business Development at Christieís. In 2009, she co-founded Intelligence Squared Asia - the Asia arm of the global forum for political, economic and cultural debate. She is a non-executive director for Save The Children in Hong Kong and a Corporate Member of The Cheltenham Ladies College.

Ms. Thompson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in law from Trinity College, Cambridge University in 1987 and a first-class Masters degree in law (B.C.L.) from Christchurch, Oxford University in 1989. She holds an M.B.A. from IMD in Lausanne in 2001 where she was the first woman to graduate on The Deanís List. She has also served as a lecturer and tutor in contract and commercial law at Kingís College, University of London.

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