SPEAKERS

Maxime Daustresme

Founding Partner & Creative Director ∙ A Work of Substance ∙ HK

Gordon Chin

CEO ∙ Asia Animation Ltd ∙ HK

Joe Kwan

Co-founder & Designer ∙ Anicorn Watches ∙ HK

Matt Clark

Founder ∙ United Visual Artists ∙ UK

Giovanni Fili

CEO ∙ Exeger ∙ Sweden

Frédéric Gooris

Founder ∙ Studio Gooris ∙ HK

Ed Ng

Co-founder & Principal ∙ AB Concept ∙ HK

Young Wei-Yang Chiu

Partner ∙ Foster + Partners ∙ UK

Victor Wong

Founder ∙ vfxNova ∙ HK

Vivien Fung

Senior Architect ∙ Architectural Services Department, HKSARG ∙ HK

Marisa Yiu

Founding Partner ∙ ESKYIU | Co-founder/ Executive Director ∙ Design Trust ∙ HK

Thomas Heatherwick CBE

Founder ∙ Heatherwick Studio ∙ UK

Prof. Chanjoong Kim

Architect: Principal in Charge ∙ THE_SYSTEM LAB ∙ The Republic of Korea

Jay Osgerby OBE

Founder ∙ Barber & Osgerby and Map ∙ UK

Chris Dobson

Principal ∙ Eight Inc. Hong Kong ∙ HK

Nick Mival

Director ∙ DCA ∙ UK

Benedict Hobson

Director & Chief Content Officer ∙ Dezeen ∙ UK

Adonian Chan

Design Director ∙ Trilingua Design ∙ HK

Alex Chinneck

Artist ∙ Alex Chinneck Studio ∙ UK

Sir Nigel Carrington

Vice-Chancellor ∙ University of the Arts London ∙ UK

Jung Sung Kab

Editor in Chief ∙ Designpress / NaverDesign ∙ The Republic of Korea

Eve Tam

Assistant Director (Special Projects) ∙ Leisure & Cultural Services Department, HKSARG | Ex-Director ∙ Hong Kong Museum of Art ∙ HK

Sir John Sorrell CBE

Chairman ∙ London Design Festival | President ∙ London Design Biennale ∙ UK

Špela Videčnik

Principal ∙ OFIS arhitekti ∙ Slovenia

Marek Reichman

EVP & Chief Creative Officer ∙ Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd ∙ UK

Luo Cheng

Chairman & President ∙ ARTOP Design ∙ Mainland China

Michelle Chu

Design Director, Asia ∙ Tai Ping ∙ HK

Eric Schuldenfrei

Founding Partner ∙ ESKYIU | Head of the Department of Architecture ∙ The University of Hong Kong ∙ HK

Alex Hulme

Director ∙ Map ∙ UK

André Fu

Founder ∙ AFSO ∙ HK

Michael Young

Director ∙ Michael Young Studio ∙ HK

Kai-Yin Lo

Prof. Cross Culture / Art and Cultural Advisor / Jewellery and Accessories Designer ∙ HK

Juan Santillan

CEO ∙ PORTALSxr ∙ US

Dr. Paul Thompson

Vice-Chancellor ∙ Royal College of Art ∙ UK

Tracey Ryans

Consultant ∙ Tracey Ryans Agency ∙ US

Kate Dawkins

Founder/Creative Director ∙ Kate Dawkins Studio ∙ UK

Prof. Sadie Morgan

Director ∙ dRMM Architects | Commissioner ∙ National Infrastructure Commission ∙ UK

Suzy Annetta

Editor-in-Chief ∙ Design Anthology ∙ HK

Dong-Ping Wong

Founding Director ∙ Food New York ∙ US

Sarah Weir OBE

CEO ∙ Design Council ∙ UK

Dr. Hong Fung, JP

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer ∙ CUHK Medical Centre ∙ HK

Morag Myerscough

artist/designer ∙ UK

Amata Luphaiboon

Principal ∙ Department of Architecture Co. ∙ Thailand

Kent Wong

Founder / General Manager ∙ Scopo Creative HK Limited ∙ HK

Dylan Kwok

Designer ∙ Kwok Dylan ∙ HK

Suhair Khan

Strategy & Ops ∙ Google | Project Lead ∙ Google Arts & Culture ∙ UK

Alison Friedman

Acting Executive Director, Performing Arts and Artistic Director, Performing Arts ∙ West Kowloon Cultural District Authority ∙ HK

Paul Priestman

Designer, Co-founder & Chairman ∙ PriestmanGoode | Global Creative Director ∙ CRRC Sifang ∙ UK

Neville Brody RDI

CEO & Creative Director ∙ Brody Associates ∙ UK

Simon Mitchell

Co-founder ∙ Sybarite ∙ UK

Duncan Pescod GBS, JP

Chief Executive Officer ∙ WKCDA ∙ HK

Catherine Shaw

Architecture, Art & Design Writer ∙ HK

Miquelina Hoi

Co-founder/Commercial Director ∙ MEET ∙ Macau

Daniel Kerzner

Vice President Customer Journeys ∙ Virgin Atlantic Airways ∙ UK

Tim Kobe

Founder & CEO ∙ Eight Inc. ∙ Singapore

James Law JP

Chairman & CEO ∙ James Law Cybertecture ∙ HK

Stefan Ytterborn

CEO & Founder ∙ CAKE ∙ Sweden

Deyan Sudjic OBE

Director ∙ The Design Museum ∙ UK

Fabien Riggall

Creator & Chief Creative Officer ∙ Secret Cinema ∙ UK

Tom Dixon OBE

Designer & Creative Director ∙ Tom Dixon ∙ UK

Patrik Schumacher

Principal ∙ Zaha Hadid Architects ∙ UK

Martha Thorne

Executive Director ∙ Pritzker Architecture Prize | Dean ∙ IE School of Architecture and Design ∙ US / Spain

Alan Chan

General Manager of Group Branding Centre ∙ Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited ∙ HK

Andrew Mead

Chief Architect (ARBUK) ∙ MTR Corporation Limited ∙ HK