Healthcare Committee

To be an authoritative voice on healthcare issues affecting our members and on developments in the healthcare sector. The committee provides a forum for the consideration of healthcare issues and business opportunities in the healthcare sector, by bringing together the wide range of healthcare-related professionals among the Chamber membership. The committee also offers an authoritative response to consultative and policy papers prepared by the Hong Kong Government on healthcare issues that have an effect on Chamber members; and raise such issues proactively when necessary.

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Hanif KanjiChairSinophi HealthcareRead moreRead lessHanif is the founder and CEO of Sinophi Healthcare, a company which invests in and manages hospitals in China, focusing on public general hospitals and selected specialty hospitals. Sinophi works in partnership with hospitals in China’s rapidly growing urban areas to deliver improvements in the delivery of healthcare. Sinophi brings to hospitals in China international hospital expertise and technology, and builds partnerships with leading UK and international healthcare service and product partners. Earlier in his career, Hanif qualified as a doctor and practiced in the UK. He then spent eleven years in investment banking in corporate finance, derivatives and asset management with financial institutions including Prudential-Bache in London and New York, and Société Générale (SocGen) in Paris and Hong Kong. Returning to healthcare in 2000, Hanif undertook (as COO for Hong Kong) the restructuring of then HK-listed ehealthcareasia.com which he turned from loss to profit in nine months. This included the development of an innovative, web-based, combined medical claims processing and clinic management software and its implementation to Hong Kong’s largest physician group of over 700 doctors. Hanif graduated in medicine from Cambridge University and received his MBA from The Wharton School, USA.
Alison WongVice ChairBird & BirdRead moreRead lessAs a partner in our Intellectual Property Group in Hong Kong and head of our Life Sciences & Healthcare Sector Group in Asia, I have 20 years' experience in advising clients in the life sciences, healthcare, food & beverage and retail & consumer sectors.

Specialising in the conduct and supervision of multi-jurisdictional IP and patent litigation, I have significant experience in litigating in the Courts in Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam.

Meanwhile, my non-contentious practice covers the development and implementation of IP protection strategies, regulatory advice, IP audits and clearances.

I also advise pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies on regulatory issues, market authorisations, clinical trial agreements and public sector procurement. In recent years, I have also been involved in negotiating R&D agreements and technology licensing in both the biotechnology and pharmaceutical contexts.

Today, you'll find me ranked as a leading IP and life sciences lawyer by the major industry publications and legal directories including Chambers and Legal 500. I have also been recognised by Managing IP, ALB China IP, World IP Review, WTR 1000, IAM Patent, and China Law & Practice.

In addition to being a regular speaker at international conferences, I was involved in lobbying the HKSAR government and the HKSAR Legislative Council on copyright law reform. I am a member of APAA, INTA and the HKTMP.
Kammy LeungVice ChairJanssenRead moreRead lessKammy has worked in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries for over 20 years. Early part of the career was spent on sales & marketing and business development. Her passion in bringing earlier and wider access of innovative medicines to patients has led her to steer career to policy focused functions 7 years ago. She is currently leading the Regulatory Affairs, Market Access and Health Policy teams at Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson in Hong Kong. She also represents the company in various Chambers of Commerce and industry association to bring forward to the government and relevant stakeholders on concerns and issues that affect the members. Kammy is a registered pharmacist in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.
Executive AssistantTerrine LiRead moreRead lessTerrine supports the Executive Director by managing appointments, prepares correspondences with government and leading industry bodies, arranges meetings and travel plans. Additionally, she assists the Chamber team and ensures its effective and efficient operations by providing administrative and clerical services. Terrine is also the Chamber’s representative on the Education Committee, and the Healthcare Committee.
Andrew ChenMemberAccenture Company Ltd.Read moreRead lessBio pending.
Chris ChowMemberAstraZeneca Hong Kong LtdRead moreRead lessBio pending.
David SwainMemberLewis SilkinRead moreRead lessDavid is the Head of Intellectual Property at Lewis Silkin's Hong Kong office. Before joining Lewis Silkin, David trained and qualified at a large city firm in London, mainly advising in relation to pharmaceutical/medical device patent litigation, before moving to Hong Kong to join one of Hong Kong's biggest local firms to concentrate on non-contentious IP issues. David has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Biochemistry from Imperial College of University of London, England, a Master of Science degree in Entrepreneurship, Science & Technology, University of Nottingham, England and an LLB from The College of Law, London, England. He also holds a Postgraduate diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice from Oxford University, England. He has been on secondment to GlaxoSmithKline where he advised on the sale and purchase of H1N1 vaccine to the Ministries of Health in numerous countries in the Middle East and North Africa and on numerous distribution agreements in the CIS. He is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the Hong Kong Institute of Trade Mark Practitioners (HKITMP), and the Licensing Executives Society (LES). At LES, he has been a Council Member of the Hong Kong Sub-Chapter since 2017, was the Chair of the Organising Committee for LES’ inaugural Asia-Pacific Young Members Congress (YMC) in Hong Kong (2018), was a Co-Chair of the Communications Committee (2019-2020), and is currently a Co-Chair of the Membership Committee and the new Chair of the YMC for 2021-2022. He is dual qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales and Hong Kong.
Elaine WongMemberGlaxoSmithKlineRead moreRead lessBio pending.
Emma YangMemberCapcoRead moreRead lessEmma leads Capco’s insurance practice across APAC. She has previously worked as a consultant and actuary in various insurance business functions focusing on strategies, digital transformation, and data analytics. Emma has over 13 years of international work experience in Canada, Bermuda, UK and Asia working with insurers and reinsurers. One of her recent key focus areas has been working with health care providers and insurers to drive digital health innovations in Asia.
Ernest LiMemberCentral Gastroenterology & Hepatology CenterRead moreRead lessDr. Ernest Li is the founder of Central Gastroenterology & Hepatology Center, a holistic clinic that undertakes digestive system illnesses with a multi-disciplinary approach. Management of organic digestive disease is straight forward, but functional disorders require more effort. With our in-house gastroenterologist & hepatologist, registered dietitian and clinical psychologist, CGH Center provides a well-rounded service. Dr. Ernest Li obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at McGill University, Canada, and his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree at Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has involvements in many professional organizations such as The Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology, The Hong Kong Association of the Study of Liver Diseases, The Hong Kong Inflammatory Bowel Disease Society and The Hong Kong Society of Gastrointestinal Motility. Committed in volunteer works, Dr. Ernest Li is the Medical Consultant of Hong Kong Fire Service Officers Association, Consultant of Board of Directors of Chung Shak-Hei (Cheung Chau) Home for the Aged, Board member of Healthy Matters Expert Advisory Board, Board member of McGill University Advisory board (Asia), President of The McGill Society of Hong Kong, ex-Chairperson of District 303 Lions Club Organ Donation Committee (2018-2021), and ex-President of Hong Kong East Lions Club 2018-2019.
Felix LeeMemberUMP Healthcare China LtdRead moreRead lessMr. Felix Lee is the President and CEO of UMP Healthcare China Limited and an Executive Director of UMP Healthcare Holdings (722:HK). Felix is dedicated to his vision of making trusted healthcare affordable and accessible for everyone. Together with other Hong Kong family doctors, Felix co-founded the GOLDTM doctors and nurses training programme in 2017, an internationally accredited programme that now provides general practice training to over 1,300 doctors and nurses, as well as having established over 150 Public-Private-Partnership clinics with various regional governments across the Greater Bay Area. Felix is also an Independent Non-executive Director of China Resources Medical (1515:HK) and Asymchem Laboratories (002821.SZ). Felix is also a Senior Vice President, head of healthcare investments at Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited, with responsibilities in making private equity and secondary market investments in healthcare opportunities covering application of Artificial Intelligence, health-tech and health insurance. Felix has extensive experience in healthcare reform in Mainland China, entrepreneurship, as well as in law and finance. Prior to his current roles, he was a lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, an Analyst in the investment banking department UBS AG and a Director in the investment banking department of Deutsche Bank AG, Hong Kong Branch. Felix obtained a Bachelor of Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences. He has been a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong since 2007. Felix is also a Vice Chairman of the China Committee, the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.
Florence LeeMemberRoche Hong Kong LtdRead moreRead lessBio pending.
Jason BrockwellMemberAsia Medical SpecialistsRead moreRead lessJason Brockwell is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip surgery. He is founder and medical director of asia medical specialists – a private specialist physician group serving Hong Kong, Macau, and China. With his experience of the local public and private medical systems and medical practice in Macau, Guangzhou, Shanghai & Beijing, he has a broad view of the issues affecting healthcare in Hong Kong and the region.
Gary TokMemberTricorRead moreRead lessBio pending.
Joyce SmithMemberGleneagles Hospital Hong KongRead moreRead lessMrs. Joyce SMITH is a British Chinese with over 20 years of healthcare and medical insurance experience. She is the Assistant Vice President, Commercial Services of Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong, and is responsible for cohesively driving business development and marketing initiatives in GHK, from project development to operational execution. She works closely with the Group Marketing Head of IHH HealthCare to improve effectiveness, efficiency and develop interconnected digital healthcare platforms for enhancing patient’s experience. In her previous role in Raffles Medical Group (Hong Kong), Joyce oversaw the operations and developed strategies for coaching the team to achieve targets. She also established the TPA team and 24 hours call center for providing medical scheme administrative support to major corporates. Joyce holds a Master's Degree in Occupational Safety & Health from the University of Greenwich in the United Kingdom. She also has professional certifications in Occupational Health from The HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education.
Kara CheungMemberAmgenRead moreRead lessKara Cheung has an extensive career in the pharmaceutical industry with 20+ years of experience in both local and regional roles spanning across wide array of therapeutic areas. She is currently the General Manager of Amgen Hong Kong Limited, covering Hong Kong and Macau. Amgen Hong Kong was recognized by HR Asia as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2020”. Kara also volunteers her time at the Hong Kong association of Pharmaceutical Industry and actively contributes to the development and reputation of the pharmaceutical industry by taking on various roles at the HKAPI, ranging from Taskforce Leads, Honorary Treasurer, Board Member, Vice President and President over the course of last 10 years. Kara holds a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kentucky in the United States and is a registered pharmacist in the state of Kentucky.
Kenny KungMemberUMP Healthcare Holdings LimitedRead moreRead lessDr Kenny Kung is a graduate from the United Medical Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, UK, returning to Hong Kong in 2000. He completed his family medicine specialist training in 2006, then worked in the Hospital Authority for over 15 years, with roles including associate consultant for family medicine, family medicine training coordinator, IT representative for New Territories East Cluster, and heading research in the department. Kenny is also involved in both CUHK and HKU related teaching and research during that time. Since 2017 he has been working in UMP, currently as Chief Medical Officer (HK and China), and Senior Vice President (UMP-China). He also had several roles in the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians, including chief coordinator for college examination (AKT segment), examiner for the conjoint as well as specialist exam, and deputy editor for the college journal.
Linda BurgoyneMemberMatilda International HospitalRead moreRead lessLinda is a skilled professional with over 30 years of healthcare experience. Prior to arriving in HK she held senior positions in Europe and the Middle East and volunteered as a nurse/midwife in Indian and Nepal. She is actively involved in healthcare in the region and an honorary professor at HKU. Linda enjoys giving back to the community and in addition to hands-on participation she sits on the board of several HK charities.
Maggie PalmerMemberBritish Consulate-GeneralRead moreRead lessMaggie Palmer is the Associate Director for UK Department for International Trade, British Consulate-General Hong Kong and is responsible supporting UK life sciences and education companies to expand to Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area.
Michael ChuMemberHaysRead moreRead lessMichael leads the life sciences recruitment practice at Hays Hong Kong. Michael’s personal specialisation is recruiting senior life sciences leaders into executive positions across the region. He has worked with some of the world’s largest and well renowned pharma and biotech companies. Due to his wealth of knowledge, his market intelligence and extensive network, he has been retained on the region’s most high-profile assignments where he has proven himself to be a top recruiter in the region. He has language skills in English, Cantonese and Mandarin and holds a Master degree in Medical Chemistry and Pharmacology from the University of Warwick (UK) including a year in academia with the University of Hong Kong focusing on scientific research and analysis.
Reid BaileyMemberBupaRead moreRead lessReid is an experienced risk, compliance and transformation professional, spending the last ten years working for Bupa across 4 continents both within insurance and provision. Dog dad, who loves anything to do with Sport.
Stewart EvansMemberEYRead moreRead lessStewart is an Associate Partner within Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Organisation, based in Hong Kong and focused on serving EY’s largest insurance clients globally, helping them to address their most challenging business problems through bringing the best of EY. Prior to EY, Stewart held a number of senior roles covering all aspects of technology and IT sales, relationship management and business development, from global technology MNC's to start-ups, predominantly focused on the Financial Services industry. Stewart has 20+ years of experience, 15 of which have been spent in Asia, and holds an undergraduate Business Administration degree from Cardiff University. He is married and currently living as an empty nester with a son at university in the Netherlands and a daughter studying for her A-levels in the UK.
Linda WillsMemberOT&P HealthcareRead moreRead less Linda Wills is Executive Director & Partner at OT&P Healthcare. Linda is an experienced healthcare manager with many years of experience in Hospitals and Medical clinic groups. Linda graduated as a Registered Nurse in the UK and holds a post graduate qualification in Public Health with working experience in Saudi Arabia and Oman (as an Army Captain). Linda has been working in Hong Kong for over 30 years, with senior management roles in the private healthcare sector, she joined OT&P in 2008 Linda has a special interest in promoting quality and health safety initiatives in healthcare. As a qualified auditor and surveyor, she has played an active role in private hospital and laboratory consulting and auditing in Hong Kong and Asia.
Marcia LeeMemberBaker & McKenzieRead moreRead lessMarcia Lee is a special counsel in Baker McKenzie's Hong Kong office and a member of the Firm's Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Group. Marcia has extensive experience advising clients in the healthcare and TMT sectors on privacy/data protection, e-commerce, consumer law protection, and telecommunications/internet regulatory issues. She has assisted in a number of regional privacy compliance projects, reviewing documents such as privacy notices and data processing agreements. In particular, she has advised multinational pharmaceutical companies on issues relating to the Hong Kong Undesirable Medical Advertisements Ordinance and provided regulatory and data privacy advice in relation to patient support programs. She also advised on regulatory issues relating to the provision of virtual healthcare services, including telemedicine. With the deep knowledge in the healthcare sector, Marcia is well positioned to join the Britcham's Healthcare Committee and contribute ideas and insights beneficial for facilitating business opportunities in the industry. Marcia graduated from King's College, London with an LL.B. (2009) and from University of Hong Kong with a P.C.LL. (2010). She is admitted to practice in Hong Kong (2012). She is a member of International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Certified Information Privacy Professional/Asia (CIPP/A).
Paul KwongMemberMott MacDonald Hong Kong LtdRead moreRead lessBio pending.
Simon BookerMemberPwCRead moreRead lessSimon Booker is a Partner in PwC’s Hong Kong office. He specialises in Infrastructure advisory, due diligence, and corporate finance advisory. He has a particular sector focus in transport, healthcare and social infrastructure and the regulated utility sectors including energy and water. Simon has worked in Hong Kong and China for much of the past ten years. Simon has advised on landmark Hong Kong and China infrastructure projects, including the Hong Kong Macau Zhuhai Bridge, Hong Kong International Airport, the new Beijing International Airport, Fujian toll roads, and Hong Kong Disneyland. He has supported key Chinese outbound investors in their consideration of acquisition opportunities throughout the wider region.
Tommy HanMemberPrudential Corporation AsiaRead moreRead lessTommy is Regional Government Relations Manager for Prudential Corporate Asia, leading Prudential’s policy advocacy and strategy development across 13 markets in Asia. Prior to Prudential, he held several senior roles, including China Chief Representative, at Bupa on public affairs and strategic planning. Tommy led the successful landing of Bupa’s first wholly-owned medical center in China. Prior to Bupa, Tommy was the public affairs lead for Pernod Ricard Asia and dealt with various issues related to international trade / WTO, tariff and tax, and technical regulations across over 18 markets in the region. Tommy holds a master’s degree in economics from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, USA. He is now based in Hong Kong and lived in China, the US and Canada.