• Laura Lau of Swire Group Charitable Trust

    • Hong Kong
    • Interviewed in 2014
    • Donor
    The Swire Group Charitable Trust has been supporting good causes in Hong Kong for 31 years. Laura Lau, Head of Philanthropy, explains how the Trust has operated and evolved over the decades.
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OTHER 2014 CASE STUDIES

  • Alberto Lidji

    • United Kingdom
    • Interviewed in 2014
    • Recipient
    Alberto Lidji has been Director of Development at the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation since 2013. After a career in the private sector, focused on capital introduction into emerging and frontier markets, he ventured into the world of philanthropy and was the Head of Development and Alumni Relations at Trinity College, Cambridge, before taking up his current post.
  • Winsome McIntosh

    • United States
    • Interviewed in 2014
    • Donor
    Winsome McIntosh has served on the board of the McIntosh Foundation since 1972. She has founded several initiatives, including: the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Florida; ClientEarth, UK and EU; Rachel’s Network, US; and the Association of Small Foundations, US.
  • Lou Zhongfu

    • Interviewed in 2014
    • Donor
    • China
    Lou Zhongfu is honorary Chairman of Guangsha Holding Group. The company, which is involved in building properties, has more than 100 member companies, employs 120,000 people and has assets of more than RMB30bn.
  • Anatoly and Irina Sedykh

    • Interviewed in 2014
    • Russia
    • Donor
    Anatoly Sedykh is Chairman of the United Metallurgical Company (OMK) and President of the OMK-Uchastie (OMK-Participation) Charity Fund. OMK is one of Russia’s largest manufacturers of pipes, railway wheels and automobile springs. Irina Sedykh has been Chair of the Supervisory Board of the OMK-Uchastie Charity Fund since 2009. In 2011, she helped found the Art-Ovrag culture festival in the town of Vyksa (in the Nizhny Novgorod region) and now heads the festival’s council.
  • Tamer Makary of the Magrabi Foundation

    • Interviewed in 2014
    • Donor
    • Middle East (GCC)
    Tamer Makary serves as the Executive Director of the Magrabi Foundation, whose offices are based in Cairo, and is a member of the Board of Trustees. Tamer is also Vice President of the Africa Eye Foundation, in charge of strategic partnership and fundraising, and Head of Business Development for Magrabi Optical.
  • Claire Chiang

    • Interviewed in 2014
    • Donor
    • Singapore
    For Claire Chiang, philanthropy is about more than simply giving money to her favourite causes. She is passionate about the need to engage with individual projects, and believes corporations can be a force for good.

2013 HONG KONG CASE STUDIES

  • ADM Capital Foundation

    • Interviewed in 2013
    • Hong Kong
    • Recipient
    The partners of investment management firm ADM Capital created a Foundation to alleviate poverty, educate underprivileged children and protect the environment. Discover how they’ve engaged others in their mission.
  • Chen Yet-Sen Foundation

    • Interviewed in 2013
    • Hong Kong
    • Donor
    The Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation was established in 2003 to continue the philanthropic work of Robert Yet-Sen Chen. Find out about the Foundation from James Chen, Robert’s son and Co-Chair of the Foundation.
  • RS Group

    • Interviewed in 2013
    • Hong Kong
    • Donor
    RS Group is a family office managing the assets of founder Annie Chen. Discover how she uses her investments to participate in social investing as well as to give philanthropically.
  • The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups

    • Interviewed in 2013
    • Hong Kong
    • Recipient
    The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) is Hong Kong’s primary charity working with young people. It was established in 1960 by George Stokes of the British Christian Welfare Council. Yolanda Chiu is Deputy Executive Director at the Federation.
  • The Yeh Family Philanthropy

    • Interviewed in 2013
    • Hong Kong
    • Donor
    The Yeh Family Philanthropy was founded by Dr Geoffrey Yeh. Learn more about the family philanthropy from his daughter, Yvette Yeh Fung, who is chair of the foundation.
  • Wu Zhi Qiao Foundation

    • Interviewed in 2013
    • Hong Kong
    • Recipient
    Wu Zhi Qiao (Bridge to China) encourages volunteers, especially students, to build bridges and other facilities in remote and poor villages in mainland China. Discover how they enlist the support of major donors.