Devyani Patel
Devyani PatelPresident of the Entrepreneurs Club

Devyani runs a consulting business (iEdge Consulting Limited) in HK, focused on Corporate Leadership Training, IT Management and Recruiting. With a global experience through the US, Europe, Asia and Africa, in the financial markets, technology, airlines industry and retail, she has established a strong network. Formally a Managing Director at the New York Stock Exchange and then A.V.P at HK Stock Exchange, her experience in technology, trading platforms and Wall Street together with her background in family businesses, goes hand in hand with understanding workforce and people dynamics and what makes the markets go round. Devyani is a strong advocate for Women in Business and is spirited towards growing entrepreneurship and business minds.

Devyani grew up in the UK, has a MBA from New York University, completed the SIIFMA Securities Institute programme at Wharton Business School and a founding Charter Member of TiE United and Executive Committee of the Entrepreneurs Club HK.

Jason White
Jason WhiteExecutive Committee Member

Jason is a partner of St James’s Place Wealth Management Group Ltd, a FTSE 100 company with more than £ 55 billion of funds under management.

Prior to joining St James’s Place, Jason acquired extensive Asian experience through holding senior positions in Singapore, Jakarta and Shanghai.

Original from the UK, he has a BSc in Financial Services from Edinburgh Napier University (UK) and is a member of the Institute of Financial Services

In addition to being an Executive committee member of the Entrepreneurs Club HK, Jason serves as Director of Academy for the Discovery Bay Pirates, a large community sports club that incorporates Rugby, Netball, Hockey and Dragon Boating.

Jason is happily married to his lovely wife Janet. As an ex-professional football player Jason still retain a keen interest in the game and spends his weekends coaching youth football.

Adrian J Chung Executive Committee Member


Adrian has experience both in the legal industry as well as in business. He is a lawyer by profession, having received his Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Master of Laws from University College London in the United Kingdom. Thereafter, he trained with, and practised at, Baker & McKenzie, focusing primarily on PRC intellectual property law.

He is also the strategic adviser to his family business, overseeing the overall strategic development of the family’s portfolio of assets. In particular, he has taken over the management of the family wine collection and cultivated a strong love for wine, especially wine from the Bordeaux and Burgundy regions in France.

Neerja SujananiExecutive Committee Member

 

Neerja Sujanani joins the Entrepreneurs Club to help develop the entrepreneurial spirit in HK. As a local, she is the Director and Head of Sales for Print Plus International Limited. Services provided by Print Plus include designing, printing, websites, marketing and corporate event management. Their success is measured by their clients’ achievements, as they provide services to them ranging from ‘concept to creation’.

Prior to this, Neerja was the Director of Production and Distribution for Asia Pacific for The Economist Group for 10 years overseeing weekly magazines and other production and distribution requirements around the region. She has worked for the US Publishing Company ‘Global Finance’ as Head of Operations in Hong Kong managing their Hong Kong office and Asia operations. In Mumbai, Neerja had launched her own printing and designing business.

Neerja is an active and prominent member of society and has been the President of Rotary Club of Kowloon Golden Mile and the India Club, Hong Kong. She has also held various other posts at her Rotary club as well as been a past board member of The India Association of Hong Kong. She is a member of various marketing teams for non-profit organisations and consults for many charities

Bryonie Guthrie Executive Committee Member

Bryonie Guthrie is a former South African Diplomat. She was second in charge at the South African Consulate in Hong Kong for four years, and prior to that her work focused on African multilateral issues and the African Union. Since leaving the diplomatic service, Ms Guthrie has set up her own consultancy, Guthrie & Co., which advises clients on all things African: geopolitical forecasting, regulatory analysis and investment opportunities and trends.  She is an executive leader with expertise in all facets of governmental relations, diplomacy, financial management, and communications. Ms Guthrie has a Master’s degree in Asian and Intentional Affairs from City University of Hong Kong and an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Bryonie became involved in the Entrepreneurs Club with her interest in developing the communities in Hong Kong and South Africa.

 

 

 

Alexandra Yung
Alexandra YungChairperson

 

With over 25 years in branding, Alexandra has branded people, products, companies and even a city in China. She understands that a brand is born in the heart, not just the mind; in fact, it permeates the entire being of a person, product or organization.

Alexandra has a unique ability to identify the essence of a brand, distinguish its brand archetype and reveal a brand’s true personality. This enables her to replicate the energetic imprint of a brand experience visually and symbolically, aligning with its defined strategy and brand promise.

Born in Scotland, educated in Hong Kong, Europe, and the United States, Alexandra is a true global citizen of the world. She understands how to build relationships with different cultures and how to create attraction in different market segments.

In 2002, Alexandra founded Creasians, a company that specializes in Brandology, her unique approach that integrates branding with the heart and mind and delivers quality marketing materials in both online and offline mediums. Alexandra’s vision is in creating Sustainable high-end brands, which can make a difference to people, community and the planet.