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Our Management

Chong Chan Yau

Mr. Chong Chan-Yau, MBE

CHAIRMAN, DIALOGUE IN THE DARK (HK) FOUNDATION

Chan Yau is currently the President of the Hong Kong Blind Union, Board Member of Dialogue In The Dark (HK) Foundation, Member of Board of Directors of CarbonCare Asia, Co-founder and CEO of CarbonCare InnoLab, and the Director of the English Learning Service Provider, EL Education. He has served as an Administrative Officer in the Hong Kong Government, Executive Director of Oxfam Hong Kong, and Director of the HKU Student Development of the Centre for Development and Resources for Students.

He received one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Awards in 1991, an MBE in 1995, the Poverty Alleviation Award from the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation in 2004, one of the Leader of the Year Awards 2011 (Community/Public Affairs Category) from the Sing Tao News Corporation, the University of Hong Kong Honorary University Fellowships in 2012 and the Compassion Award from HK & Macau Taiwanese Charity Fund in 2017.

Ms. Idy Cheung

BOARD MEMBER, DIALOGUE IN THE DARK (HK) FOUNDATION

Idy has over 20 years’ experience in office administration serving in various multinational corporations and has served as a dual role in regional procurement and as commodities analyst. She was one of the founding team of Dialogue in the Dark Hong Kong when the first-ever experiential exhibition was landed in Hong Kong in 2009. She was inspired by Dialogue in the Dark business model, profit making while serving the community. Since then, she is committed to extend her experience in serving the community through business. To align her values with her career, she joined TOMS, a renowned B Corporation with a “Giving Model”. Besides, she also dedicates her time to serve various social enterprises, including Foodsport, The Jade Club and SvHK.

Mr. Chris Cheung

BOARD MEMBER, DIALOGUE IN THE DARK (HK) FOUNDATION

Chris was a founding shareholder and board member of Dialogue In The Dark (HK) Foundation. He is a consultant to NGOs and social enterprises. A financial professional by training, he is well-versed in corporate finance and non-profit financial management. He has been active in promoting ESG investing, social impact assessment and social entrepreneurship since 2007. Chris co-founded GIVE Venture Partners, an advisory firm focusing on social impact investing. He has advised a wide range of NGOs and social enterprises on financial management, strategy and sustainability.

Chris has a background in investment banking before switching to social finance. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a master’s degree in financial management from the University of London. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in social sciences.

Ms. Cora Chu

BOARD MEMBER, DIALOGUE IN THE DARK (HK) FOUNDATION

Cora has extensive sales & marketing management experience in the telecommunication industry for local and global markets. She was inspired to pursue her second career in DiD HK Limited in 2013 and has taken up the CEO role since 2015 with key focus on leading the business development in corporate and education sectors, plus the development of empowerment programs to nurture and showcase the talents of People of Differences (PoDs).
Cora is committed in engaging PoDs to create social impact by empowering more PoDs to live out their life with respect and dignity at the same time promoting social inclusion, tolerance, respect and appreciation of individual differences.

Prior to joining Dialogue in the Dark, Cora was the Director of Marketing for CSL leading the mobile corporate sales & marketing team. Previous to this, she was the Vice President of PCCW Global leading a global marketing & communications team.
Cora holds a Master Degree of Family Education and Family Counselling from The Chinese University Hong Kong.

Mr. Luke Chu

BOARD MEMBER, DIALOGUE IN THE DARK (HK) FOUNDATION

Luke is Chairman of Hong Kong Internet & eCommerce Association and co-founder and Executive Director of Vizz Digital Group. He has over 20 years of experience in system development, project management and internet technology management. He has served in PCCW, Acer and DBS Bank. As an expert in search engines, digital map and e-commerce, Luke currently oversees digital marketing project management and product development. He has executed projects for various government departments and large enterprises, leading teams that have received numerous accolades and garnered praise within and outside the industry. He has received awards from Hong Kong ICT Awards and Hong Kong Institute of Marketing. Luke is a passionate trainer and speaker. He has conducted training in Data Science & AI for Hong Kong Monetary Authority and ECommerce for TaoBao University. Currently, he is conducting Ecommerce, Digital Marketing and Design Thinking courses in The Hong Kong Management Association.

Mr. Louis Hou

CEO, DIALOGUE IN THE DARK (HK) FOUNDATION

Louis has over 20 years of people management experience in Hong Kong and Asia region. He joined Dialogue in the Dark as Head of Empower in 2018, leading the team promoting Inclusive Workplace, supporting mainstream PoDs* employment and driving various community social inclusion projects. In 2023, Louis took up the position as CEO and has been bringing a unique set of leadership skills, strategic insights, and sector relationships to Dialogue in the Dark. 

Prior to joining Dialogue in the Dark, Louis has conducted different sales development and management workshops for multinational enterprises, ranging from Insurance, Trading, IT to Beauty sectors. He also specializes in providing professional parenting courses and consultation services to schools and NGOs.  

Louis obtained Master of Social Science in Counselling and Bachelor of Business Administration in The University of Hong Kong. He is the Founder of the Hong Kong Lacrosse Association and as a Coach Role in 2006 and 2010 World Championships. 

Mr. Peter Wong

DEPUTY CEO, DIALOGUE IN THE DARK (HK) FOUNDATION

Peter is a veteran with more than 20 years’ experience in promoting diversity and inclusion. He joined Dialogue Experience in 2016 to nurture inclusive workplace through a career empowerment platform – DE Empower. Since 2018, Peter has become Deputy CEO, the first PoD Deputy CEO, leading Experience Team to promote social inclusion through architecting innovative Impactainment & Edutainment experiences and workshops.