Advisory Board - Hong Kong SAR


 Justin Leung


Justin Leung, Chair, Advisory Board, China and Hong Kong SAR

Justin Leung is an entrepreneurial leader, board member, management consultant and M&A specialist. He has over 20 years of experience in startups, top-tier consulting firms, financial institutions and multinational corporations. His dynamic and extensive experience has included corporate governance, corporate strategy, entrepreneurship and IPO’s.

Currently, Justin is Advisory Panel Member of The Entrepreneurship Centre of Cyberport Hong Kong; Independent Non-Executive Director and Board Member at YCP Holdings Limited (a top-ten management consultancy and direct investment firm in Japan), Governance Director and Board Member at Umeox Innovations Limited (Investee of SourceNext which is Japan’s largest software publisher listed in Tokyo Stock Exchange), and Principal Lecturer at Hong Kong University SPACE Institute for China Business.

In addition to his extensive entrepreneurial and marketplace experience, Justin is keen on social responsibility and has served in the following ways:  as a pro-bono consultant for Habitat For Humanity; a selection committee member for the Avery Dennison Foundation Invent Scholarship; a panellist for GE Foundation TECH Award; an alumni Interviewer for Stanford University; and a mentor for the Imperial College Mentorship Programme.

He has also previously held senior positions at YCP Holdings Ltd, KPMG, Booz Allen Hamilton, McKinsey & Co, HP and (Strategic investment arm of The Chase Manhattan Bank)

Justin’s academic credentials include an MS in Engineering-Economic Systems at Stanford University; a BSc(Eng) in Computing Science at Imperial College London;  Mini-MBA Program and Sloan Managing Technology Program at McKinsey & Co. as well as a Postgraduate Certificate of Theological Studies, Bethel Bible Seminary, Hong Kong.

Mr. Leung serves as the Chair, ELO Advisory Board, China and Hong Kong SAR and is Representative and Advisor of China and Hong Kong SAR for the Entrepreneurial Leaders Institute, Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford


Dr. Eric CL Poon, Vice-Chair, Advisory Board, Hong Kong SAR & China 

Eric has 25 years of experience in the private equity and asset management industry.  He specializes in managing teams globally and supports investors including family offices, charity and foundations, institutions, private banking and other channel investors as well as advisory services to other asset managers, and financial technology platforms.

Eric has built and managed global teams from various cultures, backgrounds and levels. He has managed a team of 30 professionals globally, Eric has also set up new offices; acquired licenses; built teams and businesses globally from scratch.

He has dedicated himself to the technology and private equity/venture capital industry.  He is on the committee of the Hong Kong Venture Capital Association (HKVCA), the committee of the Cyberport Investor Network, he co-represents Association of Family Offices in Asia (AFO) and he takes part at the board of the HK Financial Services Development Council (HK FSDC).  He was an executive board committee of the HK Investment Funds Association as well.

With a deep passion for the charitable, philanthropic, and public service sectors, Eric has been serving the United Nations (UN) as a Senior Strategic Advisor.  He is also dedicated to education as a Board Advisor for the University of British Columbia (UBC), serving as a Committee to the Canadian International School of HK.  As well, he is an officer (and ex-Treasurer) of the Harvard Business School (HBS) Alumni Association in HK for more than 10 years.