Think & Act Strategic Co.,Ltd.
Think & Act Strategic has been in toy industry since 1998 and concentrate in wooden toy sector on OEM & ODM manufacturing since 2002.
With a vision of caring children by developing good design and quality wooden toys. We developed a specific quality control system and proudly stated as the first and unique one. This not only strengthen our product reliability but also our trust on customers and consumers.
2019 was my 30 years anniversary in toy industry.
Lucky me, the longer I am here, I feel younger !
I strongly believe life-long learning and I never give up.
Five years ago, I obtained MBA degree and my honorable Doctorate !
I believe good attitude and care are key elements of success. Care of your working team, partners and customers is important to form a long-lasting collaboration unit.
Education and IT lead our future !
I am very happy to set my goal to participate on education by developing wooden toys as tools and system for children growth, elderly assistance and family harmony.
“Being impressed by BLW members who are not restricted to local residents. Member and guest from different sectors/countries who exchange their business view and focus on helping others to move on their goal. This platform can help to extend “Think Globally and Act Locally” marketing strategy!”
Founder & CEO
Kellog is the Founder and CEO of TIPS Dollar, a FinTech start-up focused on Wealth Tech and Invest Tech. His extensive experience in building financial trading systems and monitoring markets has motivated him to start this company, to educate young investors with the correct mentality in saving and investing, as well as making investing “simple, fair, and transparent.”
“BLW is a community that shares the same vision, to contribute to the society through business, not through transactions, but by connecting like-minded people of different backgrounds, to share experiences, ideas, and respect, to each other.”
Thrive Hong Kong Charitable Ltd.
Polly started off as a senior HR leader for international leading firms with experience in 10+ industries.
She had felt in love with children education charity services and entrepreneurships in her second and third careers.
In her latest journey, she is setting up a new children education charity called Thrive Hong Kong Charitable Ltd.
Thrive Hong Kong envisions to inspire and empower under-resourced children and youths in Hong Kong to embrace life with enhanced self-confidence, a positive mind-set and a giving back attitude.
Leveraging her prior charity experience of empowering 500+ needy children during 2009 to 2017, together with 5 young ambassadors (alumni from our previous charity), some long term International volunteers and many giving minded corporate and individuals, Polly and Lilian Sze, her charity partner believe, together we will be able to empower even more children and youths to shine in the future.
To provide financial sustainability and operational sustainability for Thrive Hong Kong, we also operate a Social Enterprise called Thrive Ltd to help caring corporates to design and project-lead their CSR workshops for Social impact & Enhanced Employee experience.
Please feel free to contact Lilian or me to share your wonderful giving back ideas.
“BLW stands out as an excellent senior executive Learning & Networking community. On day One, I was already learning a lot of useful and interesting business ideas on doing business with Good from renowned speakers. I am also impressed with the high quality of the members who are sincere, friendly and have a strong giving back mindset. As a new member, we already benefited from immediate business support and advice from a few of our existing members. Let me take this opportunity to thank Benson Lau to have introduced BLW to me and Dennis Tang to have accepted me as part of the BLW family. Thanks!”
Nixon Peabody CWL
I have practiced law for 30+ years in three different jurisdictions, New York, California, and Hong Kong. In addition, I have also co-founded a technology company. In my practice, I serve as a trusted adviser to entrepreneurs and investors focusing in the technology space. I try to help clients find solutions that are useful and practical while achieving their needs.
Co-founder and Managing-Director Asia-Pacific
I am an innovator. In the greater China area, I operate www.cookhouselabs.com which solves the toughest problems of financial institutions thru collaboration between creative youth/young entrepreneurs , business subject matter experts , and our Lean Innovation Impactathon process facilitators. We organize events and experiential learning that bring our global community closer together to make social impact and business impact. We have proprietary IP in investment, insurance and finance tech space that help our community members and collaborators to make real impact. In brief, I have: (1) launched the hedging module for North America’s top actuarial software platform; (2) developed Canada’s only equity-based-guarantee investment fund offered with life insurance; (3) researched and built the first-of-its-kind eco-friendly and sustainable residential home in Canada; (4) co-founded Canada’s only mutual risk sharing platform (besure) for the underserved/underbanked; (5) co-created the first dog-lovers community APP (Patzo in Germany) to use mutual risk sharing IP; (6) created a health & wellness APP (You2.0 in Canada) …. Finally, I was born in Trinidad & Tobago, the smallest nation to ever qualify for the FIFA soccer world cup finals. I have lived in 4 different continents. I currently work in Toronto, Hong Kong and Guangzhou. My wife was born and raised in Guangzhou. 3 of my 4 grandparents were born in the same birthplace as Sun Yat Sen. My first visit ever to China was in 2015. So, I only speak English. In China our company brand name is “Elite”. Our Instagram is: elite.team.mates
“I got connected with BLW through Benson Lau, the founder of Zencode. I immediately found common interest with Dennis Tang through his knowledge of actuarial science and our shared vision for making social impact. I am pleased to say that I have found BLW members are open to new ideas and always willing to help.”
Park Hyatt Shenzhen
Peter Hildebrand was appointed as General Manager of Park Hyatt Shenzhen in October 2018 and has since conducted the Grand Opening on July 29, 2019. Peter began his hospitality career at Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove on Queensland’s Hope Island in 1989. His career progressed with assignments at Hyatt Regency and Grand Hyatt Hong Kong and later Grand Hyatt Shanghai as Director of Marketing. In 2006, he was appointed Hotel Manager at Hyatt on the Bund, Shanghai. In 2010, Peter became General Manager at The Westin Fuzhou Minjiang in Fujian Province and prior to his current role, he was General Manager at W Hong Kong since 2011.
“I joined BLW both because I liked the idea of creating useful business connections through social interaction with business leaders who don’t see profits as their sole raison d’etre. I had belonged to a business networking organization run by Dennis previously and I have faith in his integrity and believed his vision for BLW could be realized. Since joining I have not been disappointed and through BLW have met and established connections with a good number of business decision-makers who are relevant to my business and have been able to assist numerous times. The fact that this has been possible through an organization whose underlying mission is to contribute to the underprivileged makes it a much more satisfying and meaningful network than any I have participated in before.”
Anthony Lau Photography
Anthony Lau is an award-winning photographer based in Hong Kong, and is also a seasoned six-sigma business improvement black-belt with more than 20 years of experience in soft-skill training and project management.
In 2019, Anthony become a full-time photographer, providing personal coaching in photography, leading expedition into exotic locations and collaborating with world’s leading brands for various kind of corporate activities. His lists of major clients including AIA, Asus, Genting Group, Smartone and Sony.
“Contributing back to the society, Networking, Developing Business”
AFS Intercultural Exchanges
AFS Hong Kong is a non-profit that delivers 1-year immersive overseas exchange programs to teenagers from all socioeconomic backgrounds and all tiers of secondary schools. In this challenging 1-year exchange, our students live with unpaid voluntary host families, study at reputable local secondary schools, and receive regular support and orientations from AFS volunteers. In addition to fostering language and cultural knowledge, the AFS program empowers students to develop empathy, confidence, and real-world problem solving skills. AFS Hong Kong is part of the global AFS network, which has a 100+ year history of youth service with a mission to create a more just and peaceful world.
“We hope to collaborate with business leaders to impact even more teenagers and families in Hong Kong.”
Franklin is the managing director of Reanda Lau & Au Yeung (HK) CPA Ltd, ranked No 13 in HK per 2018 survey conducted by International Accounting Bulletin. He is also CEO of Reanda International, a network of firms providing audit, tax, advisory and legal support, based in Beijing, ranked 20th internationally with 40 country/ territory members worldwide in 2019, comprises of 15 members in Asia, 2 from Australia and Oceania, 1from Middle East, 7 from Africa, 14 from Europe and 1 from South America. Franklin is the life member of BLW, he has 2 kids, enjoys tennis, photography and singing in his leisure.
“BLW is amazing! Labeling BLW as a business club or association will just diminish the real meaning of joining it. Members of BLW are elites from diverse industries with very different cultural backgrounds and disciplines. this is an international community where business leaders in here are encouraged to share their knowledge and vision and most importantly care for each other and contribute to the society as our common goals. My hearty thanks to Dennis for bringing me in.”
Chairman, CEO & Executive Director
KNT Holdings Limited
I, the Chairman, CEO and Executive Director of KNT Holdings Limited (public listed on the Main Board of SEHK under stock code 1025), am primarily responsible for the Group’s overall strategic planning, corporate management and business development.
I commenced my business in 1993 by incorporating KNT Limited. To meet the business expansion, I established a factory HYG in Dongguan, China in 1993 . Knowing the business and customers’ needs, I have gained more customers’ recognition and market shares, and lead KNT going public in Hong Kong on February 2019.
“BLW is an excellent platform for business leaders from various sectors. As a Founding Member of BLW, I have got strong network from the BLW platform. It allows me to interact with other senior executives, entrepreneurs and young talented members from different sectors. Their thoughts and opinions inspire me a lot and I benefit a great deal from sharing experiences with them.”
Co-Founder and CSO at Zencode
Co-Producer of Failcon Hong Kong
Committee Member of Hong Kong Startup Support Group
Committee Member of Social Contribution at Business Leaders Who Care
Benson Lau is a Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Zencode, where he has helped grow Zencode from humble beginnings to 4 offices in Asia with over 80 staff for the last five years. He has extensive experience in developing web & mobile applications and Artificial Neural Networks with offshore teams. His recent activities for Zencode include investing in startups through “Code For Equity” program, facilitating Silicon Valley’s Failcon event in Hong Kong to foster innovation, fundraising for startups, engaging and growing the first decentralised startup community in Hong Kong (~1,000 members) and driving social impact through technology.
Benson is a tech consultant for investment offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, to validate technology, especially in AI and applications. Benson is frequently invited to speak on the future of AI and how it will shape our economies by different organisations in Hong Kong.
Benson serves on the committee for Hong Kong Startup Support Group and committee for Business Leaders Who Care. Benson also supports charities and social enterprises through pro-bono IT consulting and subsidised development services. He originally hails from Singapore and Sydney, Australia. Benson is interested in amateur racing and books from Bill Gates’s reading list.
B.Bus: summa cum laude University of Technology, Sydney 2010
DBS, AON, GIC, Telstra, Toyota, ST-Engineering, NTUC Fairprice, NUS, NUS Duke, NTU, L’Oreal, McDonald’s, Expedia, Charles & Keith and HPB… to name a few.
“I have found BLW to be a community of business leaders in Asia and beyond who share common values that help build trust and respect not on a transactional level, but on a deep respect level. Having a socially conscious mindset that goes beyond the dollars and cents. This is a stark contrast to other networking groups I have been a part of and the bonds formed here are not forced but desired.”
Partner and head of client servicing
Shadow leads the client servicing team at Stepworks to deliver on brief, on time, on budget, for global and local clients. With over a decade of band building experience, Shadow is often called upon by leaders in international and local businesses as a trusted advisor on brand-related matters. More at stepworks.co
Partner and Design Director
With almost two decades of design leadership experience, Michelle has lead effective brand development and communications projects for dozens of local and global organisations in the sectors of finance, healthcare, hospitality, and more. Check out stepworks.co to see how her and her team’s work have moved businesses forward.
Partner and Design Director
Eric’s enthusiasm and demanding standards for effective design solutions is contagious. Evidence of he and his team’s design thinking and reductionist approach to design can be seen across the city of Hong Kong in the brand identities of HK Tramways, Maxim’s Chinese Cuisine, CancerFund. A picture speaks a thousand words, check out stepworks.co for more.
Senior Partner ACT – Asia Corporate Training
Experienced team leader with a demonstrated history of business success through people. Skilled in Hospitality, Luxury Goods, Food & Beverage, Budgeting, Business Strategy and Operations Management. Strong entrepreneurship professional with long corporate business experience.
ACT has been a leading Experiential Learning company in the field of training and development for the last 15 years. We address behavioural change through experiential learning. We believe and respect that every organization is different, hence a need for different solutions to address organizational challenges.
“I joined BLW because the events are designed to allow for interaction not only with NGOs, exploring opportunities for creating a positive social impact but also
to link up with like-minded business leaders, for potential cooperation and partnership.”
CEO – Luxon Data Holdings Pte. Ltd.
A provider and integrator of customized enterprise solution platforms for business analytics with utilizing Auto ID,RFID,Vision,IoT,VR,Robot and Mobility technologies to meet customer needs for data management and action intelligence. A variety of sales and service in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, China,HK and Taiwan.
“Good spirit of organization.”
Group CEO at E-Services Group (ESG)
Founder of the firm whose purpose is to create positive change through Wholehearted Brand Building. See how Stephen and his team creates valuable competitive advantages for their clients at stepworks.co. Stephen also serves on the board of Viva Hong Kong, a charity helping change the lives of vulnerable children around the world.
“My colleagues and I have enjoyed being a member of the BLW community of positive, ambitious, socially responsible leaders, from a wide range of businesses and the social sector. The community is generous in sharing knowledge and professional connections when appropriate.”
Managing Director, North Asia of BIPO
BIPO is a leading one-stop human resources provider in Asia Pacific, focused on providing organisations with innovative ways to manage complex end-to-end HR processes. Through our cloud and mobile-based Human Resources Management system as well as industry-leading solutions such as Payroll Outsourcing, Attendance Automation, HR Consulting, Recruitment & Business Process Outsourcing and Flexible Employee Management, we help companies transform their HR operations to and beyond their expectations, while achieving business goals related to cost and profitability.
Florence is the Managing Director, North Asia of BIPO. Her areas of specialty include organization transformation and helping organizations develop people management strategies to meet business needs.
Managing Director of Chip In
Vicky Chan, the founder of Chip In Fish & Chips, a Hong Kong local brand fish & chips shop and a social enterprise, established in 2012.
We use Fish & Chips to promote Quality Fast Food, bringing the importance of food safety, nutrition, eco-friendly and fair trade values to the public.
It is also a platform to enhance employment opportunities for people with disadvantages in the Food & Beverage industry.
Currently, two branches are operating in Sai Kung and Wan Chai. Franchise license is also available to the public, so that social impact can be maximised locally and globally through social franchising.
Managing Director of Dream Matcher
We are a professional advisory firm matching your growth dreams and accelerating performance the private equity way by connecting ideas, partners and resources. We target SMEs where they are less resourceful and at the inflection point of their growth and require assistance in different fronts to sustain expansion. We see ourselves as outsourced CEO, CFO, business development and strategist functions, all in one.
Director of Fenix Logistic Services Ltd
Fenix Logistics Services Limited is your one-stop logistics services provider. We aim to solve all logistics needs for our customer so they can focus on trading and selling, and we take care of the rest. We have been providing professional logistics solutions including storage, warehouse operation, local delivery, and custom clearance since 1994. In the urge of internet era, FLS has been able to adapt and provide e-commerce logistics services for e-shops. While it was difficult at first, we have now developed an efficient warehouse for e-commerce customers. We are also aggressive in expanding our services area, which now includes Shenzhen, China. Please feel free to contact if you have any questions regarding anything logistics.
“FLS care about the community but we don’t know how, BLW has shown us the way.”
Founder and CEO of V Cycle
Founded in October 2017, V Cycle is tackling Hong Kong’s environmental issues on two levels; ecological and social. By coupling them, we can empower the underprivileged and protect the natural world.
Our mission is to stop plastic from polluting our environment by educating companies, schools and the public on waste reduction. Plastic stays within the loop by recycling them into raw materials or contemporary products that everyone could use; businesses, individuals alike! We will create jobs in Hong Kong and provide care for the underprivileged living in poverty through waste collecting and recycling.
President of the HKGCSE Council
I am one of the founding members of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Social Enterprise (GCSE). Since 2014, I become the chairperson of GCSE’s Committee on SE Endorsement Mark ( SEE Mark ), which is the only assessment scheme to certify SEs in Hong Kong. GCSE is one of the key SE platforms in Hong Kong established in 2009 to promote the development and sustainability of SE to resolve social problems and deliver social good through business operation. Apart from SEE Mark, GCSE partners with academic institutions to conduct researches on SEs, meets government officials and advocates for policy changes of to provide a nurturing environment for the development of SE. GCSE host conferences, conduct capacity building activities, pays visits to local and overseas SEs, as well as organize yearly outstanding award ceremony to boost morale of SE staffs.
Founder of thegoodcake
Karen Chu is the Founder of The Good Cake – a social bakery with a mission to alleviate elderly poverty in Hong Kong.
Managing Director of Astera Asia
Young Entrepreneur Membership
Originally from Canada, Hannah’s background is in business administration with a specialty in marketing/branding. She has built her career in Asia, first working for international advertising agencies in the corporate sector that exposed her to a diverse range of clients across different countries and cultures.
At Astera Asia, she is applying her experience in organizational development and marketing & communications to help those in non-profit organizations and small businesses. Her expertise has been found to be especially helpful in situations that require careful navigation of cross-cultural nuances.
The part of her job she enjoys most is in helping clients gain clarity in direction and empowering them to take the necessary next steps to move forward.
Her creativity is fuelled by crosswords, film festivals, and well-timed witty comments.
“The key to making social contributions that last is to do it in community. It is much too big a job for any one person, it must be done together. Astera Asia has joined BLW hoping to both strengthen our own efforts as well as being a strength to others who are running this same race. “
Executive Director of Voltra
VolTra is a registered charitable institution empowering people to take part in social innovation and glocal actions by connecting doers and dreamers, charities and businesses, local and global.