OUR MEMBERS

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Flora CHAN, CC, CL, PM1

Flora is a Design Thinking Facilitator and a Business Transformation Consultant with InnoEdge.  She works with the C-suite level of sponsors for corporate, NGO, and Educational Bodies, after being the Head of Human Resources, of different financial institutions for over 20 years covering Hong Kong, Asia Pacific, and Canada.  

 

She earned a Master's Degree of Science in Finance from the City University of New York, and she is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach. Outside of the office, Flora enjoys public speaking and practising Taiji.

 

Flora is a passionate achiever fostering learning, growth, and innovation for the organizations she serves.  She manifests this attitude both in her professional and personal life.

 

She joined Professional Trainers Toastmasters Club (PTTC) in 2017, after a few years of gap in her public speaking journey since 1999.  After her re-join, she immediately took up the leadership roles for PTTC as Vice President – Education and Contest Chair in 2018-2019.

 

Flora is very passionate in bringing up the potential of the underprivileged. She has proactively co-ordinated a volunteers' team for PTTC to deliver a tailored public speaking training program for a group of severely physically impaired members of an NGO in 2019-2020; building the presentation skills of disabled speakers for advancing Adversity Quotient in the community.

 

Without doubt, the public speaking and leadership skills equipped through toastmastering are a few of the core building blocks for Flora to become a successful and inspirational Design Thinking practitioner. 

 

You may contact Flora at flora.chan@innoedge.hk

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Tannistha CHATTERJEE

Tannistha Chatterjee is a Transformational Coach. A certified Master Coach in Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) accredited by International Coach Federation (ICF), International NLP Association (Australia), International NLP Centre (California, USA). She is a nurturer of Positive Psychology and has studied Occupational Health Psychology at The HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education.

 

She has over twelve years of rich corporate experience across Human Resources, People Relations, and Learning & Development with roles spanned over Large Fortune 500s across industries, globally. 

 

Tannistha works with individuals, students who are ready to join the workforce, and corporate professionals who are interested to learn enhanced coping skills, mind tools, leadership competencies, and strategies. 

 

She aims to empower people to be the best of themselves, by cultivating their personal as well as professional strengths and inner resources, and fostering their emotional well-being.

 

You may contact Tannistha at tannistha@dazzleinside.com

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Athena CHEUNG, EC2

Athena is a dynamic operation professional and motivated trainer with 10+ years of experience in management, training, and strategic leadership in a fast-paced and high-intensity MNC.

 

She is passionate about maximizing organizational efficiency, productivity and performance by empowering personal growth and professional development through coaching, training, and leadership development.

Athena's toastmaster journey began in 2019 when she joined the Professional Trainers Toastmasters Club (PTTC). After a year with the toastmasters' community, she took up the role of Vice President – Education for PTTC, bringing her passion for contributing to the welfare and growth of others to the toastmasters' community.

 

As an experienced public speaker and presenter, Athena has extensive experience in executive presentations and events emcee for 600+ audience.

 

Athena is also a certified transformational coach, specializing in cultivating a growth mindset and behavioral change.

 

You may contact Athena at athena.km.cheung@gmail.com

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Karen CHEUNG, DTM

Karen has extensive experience in the fields of training, education, business development and project management in Hong Kong & Macau. She is a Director and founder of two companies. She headed major projects commissioned by the HK Education Bureau and commercial corporations. Her book about educational opportunities for Hong Kong youth was published in 2005.

 

Karen studied Psychology of Education and TESOL in London and Business in Hong Kong. She joined Toastmasters International in 2004 and has been successful in various contests. She helped charter the Synergy Advanced Toastmasters Club and the HKMBA Toastmasters Club. Karen has judged speech contests, including the Junior Chamber of Commerce International Competitions, the HK Police Speech and Debate Club Competition, and the HKFYG Annual Public Speaking Competition.

 

Karen is proficient in Cantonese, English and Mandarin; her specialities: Presentation, Conflict Handling, Mediation and Team Building.

 

You may contact Karen at karen@brainpower.asia

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Godwin CHUKWUMA, DTM

Godwin joined Toastmasters in 2015 and was Area Director of Division G4 (2019 -2020), Assistant Division K Director of Club Growth (2017- 2018), Sergeant-at-Arms (2019-2020) and VP of Public Relation of Professional Trainers Toastmasters Club (2020-2021). He received the Outstanding New Member Award of Oasis Toastmasters Club (2015-2016), Triple Crown Award District 89(2018).  He was the 1st Runner-up of Oasis Toastmasters Club English International Speech Contest (2017) and 1st Runner-up of District 89, Area H1 English Evaluation Speech Contest (2017). 

 

Godwin has conducted many useful workshops for universities and secondary schools in Hong Kong under the Young Leadership Program (YLP), which help students improve their public speaking skills and become future leaders.

 

You may contact Godwin at godwinc19@gmail.com

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Ana GONZALEZ

Ana is a Branding Consultant and Project Manager professional with a passion for Business and Cultural understanding.

 

She works with senior clients within Government and private business sectors specializing on international programs where cultural understanding and project management skills are essential.

 

Ana earned a Business Degree in her country of origin, Spain, after which she completed the international ‘European Master in Management’ program at the prestigious École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP).

 

This 3-year, three-country (UK, Spain, France), three languages Master program was the start of an international professional career that allowed Ana to live and work in France, Spain, the UK and since 2008, the United Arab Emirates (Dubai).

 

Through her 20 year career expand, one of Ana’s most excellent personal satisfaction came from team development and mentoring. Always striving to learn from others, Ana is looking forward to develop ‘Toastmasters skills’ while exchanging cultures with the PTTC in Hong Kong.

You may contact Ana at anagprida@hotmail.com

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Dr Peter Fat Man LAU

Peter is a Lecturer in the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning at The University of Hong Kong. He is experienced in teaching and facilitating a range of continuous professional development for young and new colleagues.

 

Peter earned a doctorate in Education and then a teaching fellowship (Advance HE Fellowship) in 2018. He also serves as a volunteer in various professional parties, including the Secretary of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) Hong Kong Branch, vice-chair of the Joyful (Mental Health) Foundation, and committee member of the Hong Kong Drama Festival.

 

Peter believes that everyone can become great teachers if they receive the appropriate training in leadership and presentation skills and practice the codes of ethics. That is his motivation to join the PTTC to serve and learn.

 

You may contact Peter at fatmanlau@gmail.com

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Dr Vincent LEUNG, CC, CL, PM

Vincent is a Professor of Practice in Marketing in the Department of Management and Marketing of the Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Before joining PolyU, he was a Senior Lecturer in the Lee Shau Kee School of Business, The Open University of Hong Kong; Lecturer, at the Department of Marketing, the Hong Kong Baptist University; and Assistant Professor, at the Division of Business Management in Beijing Normal University · Hong Kong Baptist University United International College.

 

Vincent held senior management positions in some famous Chinese and multinational building materials companies before joining the higher education field. He is a practising academic, and his research interest is in strategies and teaching pedagogy. Vincent is a professional member of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management, Chartered Institute of Marketing (U.K.), Hong Kong Institute of Directors and Hong Kong Management Association. Also, he is an IMC School Manager and Triathlete.

 

Vincent started his toastmaster’s journey back in 2015.  He was curious to find out how a lecturer who is usually giving a lecture in three hours could match the performance of powerful world-class toastmasters’ speakers who are generally delivering their speeches in less than 10 minutes. After he viewed several speeches of the professional trainers in the Professional Trainers Toastmasters Club, concluded that he shouldn’t let endurance get in the way of power and persuasiveness; started his personal development in Toastmasters. Since he joined the Professional Trainers Toastmasters Club, he served as the Vice-President of Public Relations (2017-18), President (2020-2021), and Immediate Past President (2021-2022).

 

You may contact Vincent at leungkkv@gmail.com

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Deepti Tiwari

Deepti has over 15 years of experience in human resource management, teaching, and training. She has done her master’s degree in Human Resource Management and a professional certification in Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment from the Institute of Learning, Singapore. She has hands-on experience in training and development in the corporation, and then she gradually moved to the teaching profession. She is happy to deliver knowledge to both sections of society: adults and children. Her passion is knowledge sharing, influential interaction, powerful communication, public speaking and most importantly, “Learning for All”.

 

You may contact Deepti at deeptimtiwari@gmail.com

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Talis WONG, DTM

Talis joined toastmasters in 1993 and was President of Hong Kong Toastmasters Club (1997) and Thanks God Its Toastmasters Advance Club (2009), Founding President of Centraler Toastmasters Club (1999) and of Kowloon Toastmasters Club (2000), Division Governor of Hong Kong (2001-2002), District Trainer of District 51 and District 80, District Advisor of District 80, Education Chair of District 89. Many time winner of speech contests in Club, Area and Division level, and 2nd Runner Up of District 51 Humorous Speech Contest (1998), and 1st Runner Up of District 89 Humorous Speech Contest (2012).

 

Founder, Director and Principal Consultant of DD Centre. Former Chief Engineer Civil Engineering & Development Department of the HKSAR Government.  Certified Global Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Trainer, Certified Hypnotherapist and Chartered Engineer. Mr WONG specializes in Training and individual Coaching in Business applications of NLP, Communication Skills, Personal Management and Development using NLP and Hypnosis.  Over 20,000 corporate executives and university and secondary school students have benefited from Mr WONG's training, and his coaching on personal level has helped many candidates and contestants become successful in job interviews, winning scholarships, awards and contests.

 

You may contact Talis at talis.wong@gmail.com