Board of Governors
Ms. Kathryn Greenberg MA (Oxon), MBA (Chairman)
"Maggie's is such a special place. The centres provide a haven, oasis even, that can help those who experience it to emerge stronger. I am so proud to be involved in bringing this cancer caring service to HK."
Kathryn Greenberg has been involved in Maggie's Hong Kong from the launch of its temporary site in 2007. She is a Governor of the Keswick Foundation, which funded the capital cost of the permanent building, and a member of the Maggie's Liaison Committee with Tuen Mun Hospital. She is actively involved in community service and fund raising for charities here and overseas. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (UK) and experienced investment manager, Kathryn moved with her family to HK in 2006 after a financial career in the City of London.
Mrs. Caroline Courtauld MBE
"I am thrilled to have been involved in bringing Maggie's to the people of Hong Kong - a place so dear to Maggie herself."
Caroline Courtauld is a former chairman of the Keswick Foundation. A writer, photographer and documentary film producer, she has published books on Burma, Hong Kong and China. She has been involved with the Maggie's Centres since the late 1990s when she joined the UK board (1998-2010). So she has witnessed the essential role that Maggie Centres play in creating an environment that support people with and through their cancer journey.
Ms. Susan Ho
“Brunswick’s long relationship with Maggie’s started in the UK and extended to Hong Kong during the opening of the Centre in 2013. Maggie’s has touched our hearts – it has been a privilege to support and witness how the Centre has changed the lives of so many.”
Susan is Partner, Head of Hong Kong for leading corporate communications firm, Brunswick Group, where she advises clients on building, managing and protecting their brand and reputation. She joined Brunswick in 2011 following a long career in Standard Chartered in its retail and corporate banking business, and was formerly Global Head of Brand and Sponsorships. Susan began her career in direct and internet marketing, and has worked in New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore. She is Malaysian-Chinese and an accomplished pianist. In 2013, Susan was appointed Honorary Trustee, Royal Academy of Arts and joined the AFS Intercultural Exchanges Hong Kong Board. She has recently joined the Board of Directors at Maggie’s Hong Kong.
Ms. Lily Jencks
“I find it incredibly moving every time I go to a Centre and speak to people who are being helped there. It is wonderful to be able to participate in a way that can help individuals, family and friends who are going through what I also experienced.”
Lily, daughter of the founder of Maggie’s Centre, Maggie Keswick Jencks, was appointed as governor in 2014.
She runs an interdisciplinary landscape and architecture firm Lily Jencks Studio, and works with Charles in the land-art firm JencksSquared. She has designed the landscape for the Centres in Gartnavel and Hong Kong.
(Photo Caption: Courtesy of Home Journal; Photographed by Jason Quibilan)
Mr. Keith Kerr SBS, JP
"It has been my privilege to be associated with Maggie's since the idea of bringing this wonderful concept to Hong Kong first took hold. Although still in it’s infancy, the service provided by our committed team has already had a very beneficial impact on the local community which is hugely gratifying for all involved."
Keith Kerr assumed the Chair of the Board of Maggie's Hong Kong on its inception in 2006. He is actively involved in the real estate development field in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
Mr. Adrian Lee
“The holistic cancer care services provided by our professional team not only support those with cancer, but also their families and carers. It is my privilege to take part in the work of Maggie’s Centre.”
Adrian Lee was the Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of Eagle Asset Management (CP) Limited, the manager of Champion REIT from 2008 till he retired in 2016. He has acquired extensive property and banking industry experience over a career spanning over 43 years. Adrian held senior management positions for more than 22 years in the Great Eagle Group of companies, a major listed real estate company in Hong Kong. He also had over two decades of corporate real estate lending and advisory experience with a multinational banking institution. Adrian graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree.
Ms. Laura Lee
"Bringing a Maggie's Centre to Hong Kong is a wonderful achievement and we are looking forward to providing more help and support to people with cancer in the region."
Laura Lee has led Maggie's since the inception of Maggie Keswick Jencks Cancer Caring Centres Trust in 1998.
Her career started as a General Nurse, before she went on to specialise in Oncology, working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Breast Unit at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh in 1991, where she met Maggie Keswick Jencks.
In her career, Laura has been recognised with a Diploma of Nursing (University of Abertay, 1994), an MSc in Clinical Oncology (University of Birmingham, 1997), an Institute of Directors Diploma (2005) and as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects (2009).
Laura is also a member of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO).
Mrs. Eleanor Ling SBS, OBE, JP
"I am delighted to be part of a team working to establish the first Maggie's in Hong Kong. Hopefully this Centre will not only support our visitors but also raise awareness in our community to help people affected by cancer."
Eleanor Ling has over 30 years of experience in management. She has been a member of many private and public sector boards including the charitable Keswick Foundation which is donating the capital cost of the first Maggie's Cancer in Hong Kong in commemoration of Maggie Keswick Jencks who had lived and loved this part of the world.
For her extensive record of community and public service, Eleanor was awarded both a SBS (2001) and OBE (1994). She is also a Justice of the Peace.
Mrs. Anne Wang Liu
“I am honored to have the opportunity to contribute to the Maggie’s Centre in Hong Kong. The magic that is Maggie’s is an enlightening experience.”
Anne Wang Liu joined the Maggie’s Hong KongBoard in 2014. She also sits on the board of the Hong Kong Ballet. Anne is Co-Chair of the Hong Kong Ballet Guild. A graduate of Cornell University and a former banker, Anne is actively involved in various charities locally and abroad.
Ms. Audry Ai Morrow
"It is a privilege to work with the Maggie’s Centre team. I was moved to see such a warm, comfortable and beautiful place for people in Hong Kong with cancer to go to where they can feel empowered and find the necessary support."
Audry Ai Morrow joined the Maggie’s Hong Kong Board of Governors in 2016. She is a founding partner of the designer bridal and evening wear company, Central Weddings and Occasions. Audry previously worked at Bear Stearns in Corporate Finance (New York and Hong Kong) and Lark International Entertainment (helping to build multiplex cinemas around China and Taiwan and set up its telephone and online ticketing business). Audry graduated with a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago and is involved in various other charities in Hong Kong and abroad. She lives in Hong Kong with her husband and three children.
Mrs. Lily Ahn Riddick
“I am honoured to work with the dedicated team at Maggie’s to provide such innovative care to the people of Hong Kong.”
Lily Ahn Riddick has been involved with Maggie’s Hong Kong since 2014. In addition to her work with Maggie’s Hong Kong, Lily works with other charitable organisations in Hong Kong including Operation Smile China Medical Mission as a board member (2009-2013), Teach for China, Bring Me A Book and The Hong Kong Ballet. She has also served as a member of the Chinese International School’s Parent Teacher Association since 2009.
Lily graduated with a BA in Economics from Wellesley College in 1991. From 1991 to 2003 she worked in the Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions Divisions of Merrill Lynch & Co. (New York and Singapore) and Goldman, Sachs & Co. (Singapore and Hong Kong). She lives in Hong Kong with her husband and three children
Ms. Shahilla Shariff
"Cancer is another country. A Maggie's Centre opens a door, concentrates the light."
Shahilla Shariff has been a Governor of Maggie's in Hong Kong since its inception in 2006, and as a member of the Working Committee has been heavily involved in the establishment of the HongKong Centre, including all the legal arrangements. A member of the New York Bar, she has been a practicing corporate lawyer for over twenty years - most recently as a Senior Legal Adviser to the Jardine Matheson group. Shahilla is also a Board member of Karamah, a Washington DC-based NGO which she helped to found. Life Lines, her award-winning first collection of poetry, was published in November 2012. She has lived in Hong Kong since 1993.
Ms. Nancy Tse JP
“I am pleased to be able to take part in the work of Maggie's Centre which has given me an uplifting feeling when I first visited the place. I believe the Centre will provide a place of serenity and hope for those who visited. This is a sanctuary for the cancer patients and their carers who are going through difficult periods in their life time.”
Nancy Tse was the former Chief Financial Officer of the Hospital Authority (HA), from 1991-2013, responsible for all aspects of finance and IT/IS functions and has worked closely with the HA Board on governance and policy matters. Ms Tse is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Link Management Limited (Manager of the Link REIT) and the Wheelock And Company (a Hong Kong listed company); a Trustee Member of Hospital Authority Provident Fund Scheme. She also sits on boards and committees of a number of charitable organizations and NGOs. She is an Adjunct Professor of the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Ms Tse obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Hon) degree in Mathematics and MBA degree in Accounting/Finance from the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. She is also a Chartered Professional Accountant in Canada and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mrs. Clara Weatherall
"I am proud to be involved with Maggie’s. The staff have what I believe is 'Maggie's magic' and visitors I have talked to in the centres say walking through the door has changed their lives."
Clara Weatherall joined the main board of Maggie's UK in 2011. She is also Chairman of the London Development Board. Clara is Chairman of Governors of the Keswick Foundation in Hong Kong and Chairman of the Holywood Trust Scotland, both of which were founded by Maggie and her father, Sir John Keswick. Clara lived in Hong Kong for 15 years and was instrumental in the development of Maggie's Hong Kong before she returned to the UK in 2006. She returns to Hong Kong often and remains very involved with Maggie's Hong Kong.
Clara trained as a radio journalist and worked for the BBC for several years in the UK and for Metro News in Hong Kong.