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November 9, 2018

Amy Lam Poon, JST President of London and Hong Kong

The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) is delighted to announce Amy Lam Poon as its new President for London and Hong Kong. Amy will join the JST’s International Advisory Council, supporting the strategic development of our work around the world. The initial announcement was made at The Tower of London, on Saturday September 1st 2018, during the conclusion of the Lord Dannatt Round Britain Challenge. The JST’s Royal Patron, HRH The Duke of York, K.G., then congratulated Amy personally on the appointment during the JST’s 40th Anniversary Dinner at Windsor Castle on September 27th 2018.

Amy’s appointment underscores the JST’s global ambitions for its work and commitment to bring its uniquely powerful voyage experiences to as many people as possible across the world. Amy’s appointment significantly raises the possibility of a JST visit to Hong Kong soon, along with a longer-term permanent presence in the region.

Amy is well placed to support the JST with these exciting ambitions, as both a prominent leader of the Hong Kong Chinese community in London and highly regarded, creative and pioneering philanthropist.

“It is my great pleasure to be appointed as President of The Jubilee Sailing Trust in London and Hong Kong. I have been inspired by the organisation and its important work with people facing a wide range of challenges, including disability, social isolation and economic disadvantage. I am really looking forward to helping The Jubilee Sailing Trust raise its profile in Hong Kong and Greater China, in view of organising another visit to these shores before too long. Similarly, introducing the Trust’s work to the growing Hong Kong Chinese community in the UK, who will no doubt get behind our exciting plans” Amy Lam Poon, President Jubilee Sailing Trust, London and Hong Kong

“Over the last year, it has been a great pleasure getting to know Amy and we have established an excellent working relationship. Amy is a talented business woman with brilliant, forward-thinking ideas and a committed philanthropist to a great many causes. We are absolutely thrilled Amy has chosen to dedicated her time and energy to the JST and she is already making an outstanding contribution, which we value tremendously. I am really looking forward to our continued collaboration in the months and years to come.” Duncan Souster, CEO Jubilee Sailing Trust

Amy Lam Poon, President of JST London and Hong Kong, being presented with her Presidents Award by Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC DL on September 1st 2018


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