Executive Director, The Better Hong Kong Foundation


Day 1 – 13 Nov 2017

SESSION THREE: Entrepreneurship and the Global Chinese Diaspora – Enhancing Connectivity, Strengthening Business Relationship | 4.45 pm - 6.15 pm

Ms. Karen Tang was appointed as the Executive Director of the Better Hong Kong Foundation in 2006 and is responsible for overseeing the strategic development and operation of the Foundation. Upon her graduation, she joined the Basic Law Consultative Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as the Administration Officer. After completing the consultation work, she developed her career in the media and multimedia industries, including worked as Deputy General Manager of Magazines Division of Ming Pao, General Manager of Yazhou Zhoukan, Deputy General Manager of the Chinese Television Network, General Manager of the Hongkong Telecom IMS, Director of Multimedia Services and Director of E-commerce under the Hutchison Whampoa Group.

Ms. Tang worked for the Tung Chee-Hwa Election Office in 2001 as the Director of Administration Division; and was the Deputy Director of the Leung Chun-Ying Election Campaign Office in 2012 (for the election of Chief Executive of the HKSAR). Both candidates won in the election. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ms. Tang was the Director of Communications of the University of Hong Kong. Ms. Tang holds a BA in Social Science and an MA in Public Administration.

Ms. Tang is Council Member of the Hong Kong Baptist University, Member of the Antiquities Advisory Board of Hong Kong Government, Honorary Court Member of the Lingnan University, Council Member of the Hong Kong Macau Research Centre of the Shanghai Academy of Social Science, Hong Kong Member of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong & Macao Studies, and Deputy President and Chairman of External Affairs of the Hong Kong Women Foundation.