Meet the Board

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Things you may not know about the 2018 AmCham HK Board of Governors (click here for the enlarged photo)


1

Jenny Wong:

“I suffer from Ornithophobia (fear of birds).”

2

Mark Green:

"I was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and spent my first 17 years in the Far East.”

3

Steven Chan:

“In another life, I would be a painter, sculptor or musician. I’ve always admired people with artistic abilities because I have none.”

4

Julie Brandt:

“I spent my early childhood living in Tokyo which is why I was so happy to move back to Asia with Otis and bring my children along for a similar experience.”

5

Seth Peterson:

“When not shuttling kids around to their sports activities in his free time, this Nebraskan is likely enjoying the open spaces sailing around Hong Kong waters."

6

Tara Joseph, President:

“I spent several summers leading bicycle tours across France. I loved the freedom of touring on the open road, and the challenge of climbing long, hard hills.”

7

Jack Lange, Chairman:

“I grew up on a cattle farm in Virginia, and spent a year living in the Sinai Desert.”

8

Robert Grieves, Vice Chairman:

“August Busch hired my father to work for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team when it was owned by Anheuser-Busch.”

9

 Elaine Cheung:

“I met my husband at an AmCham Young Professional Happy Hour event within the first month of moving back to HK in 1994.”

10

Lennard Yong:

“I once impersonated and sang an Elvis Presley song at a staff annual dinner in Hong Kong.”

11

David Cruikshank:

“When I’m not in a suit and tie, I can often be found playing bass guitar with my rock band, Black Rain.”


Members not pictured: Owen Belman, Jennifer Van Dale, Diana David, Catherine Simmons, Richard Weisman, Donald Austin, Sanjeev Chatrath, Matthew Hosford, Clara Ingen-Housz, Simon Ogus, Karen Reddington, Anna-Marie Slot, Eric Szweda, Rick Truscott, Patrick Wu, Walter Dias