2018 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards - Judging Panel

SDG 5: Gender Equality and SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities
Finalists were invited to meet with a Judging Panel between 19 March and 23 April 2018

To maintain the credibility of our 2018 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards, we work hard to ensure a robust and objective judging process.  This includes the formation of a Judging Panel with representation from senior members of the Community Business team as well as external stakeholders. 

Each Judging Panel comprised of:

  • At least one external expert in the relevant field;
  • One senior executive from the award sponsor, where applicable; and
  • Two senior representatives from Community Business

External Judges from Award Sponsors

All judges listed in alphabetical order by first name


Angel Ng
Citi Country Officer, Hong Kong & Macau
Citibank (Sponsor of LGBT+ Marketing Campaign Award)

Claire Goodchild
Executive Director
Morgan Stanley (Sponsor of LGBT+ Inclusion Champion Award)

Kent Wasson
Chief Operating Officer
Goldman Sachs (Sponsor of LGBT+ Ally Award)

Lisa Douglas
Executive Director
Goldman Sachs (Sponsor of LGBT+ Community Impact Award)

Lynne Barry
Global Head of Learning and Development
Telstra (Sponsor of LGBT+ Executive Sponsor Award)

Nancy Hong
Head of Human Resources, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan
J.P. Morgan (Sponsor of LGBT+ Network Award)

Peter Herbert
Chief Operating Officer
Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Asia-Pacific
HSBC (Sponsor of LGBT+ Newcomer Award)

Peter Outridge
Partner, Head of People and Change, China
KPMG (Sponsor of LGBT+ Mentoring Award)

Sören Seitz
Chief Compliance Officer, Asia
Manulife (Sponsor of LGBT+ Advocacy Award)

Other External Judges

All judges listed in alphabetical order by first name

Adrian Warr
Managing Director, Hong Kong Edelman

Dr. Ben Capell
Founder and Principle
BeCap Management Consultancy

Bess Hepworth
Founder and Executive Director
Planet Ally

Dr. Brenda R. Alegre
Assistant Lecturer
Faculty of Arts
The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Denise Tang
Senior Lecturer
Department of Sociology
The University of Hong Kong

Peter Reading
Legal Counsel
Equal Opportunities Commission

Dr. Sam Winter
Associate Professor
School of Public Health
Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Prof. Suen Yiu-tung
Assistant Professor and Graduate Division Head Gender Studies Programme
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Community Business Judges

All judges listed in alphabetical order by first name

Andrew Mcgregor
Organisation Capability
Community Business

Fern Ngai
Chief Executive Officer
Community Business

Florence Chan
Senior Manager
Programmes and Development
Community Business

Hannah Mcleod
Diversity and Inclusion Consultant
Community Business

Joy Tsang
Previous Head of Marketing and Communication
Community Business