Panel Discussion 2:
Getting a Green Job in a Highly Competitive Market
First-hand experiences from individuals with bothsustainability and other educational backgrounds
• Does education background matter?
• What are the fields that are easier for ‘non-sustainability’ background students to enter?
• Are there any requirements / qualifications for some green jobs?
• How to identify the right job for yourself?
Knowing More About our Speakers
Ms. Vivian Yeung
Head of ESG Strategy, BEC
Ms Vivian Yeung is Head - Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Strategy at BEC. She leads the ESG Strategy team to provide professional strategic ESG reporting and implementation services to the business community.
Prior to joining BEC, Ms Yeung was the Deputy General Manager of Corporate Affairs (Sustainable Development) and Human Resources at a major Guangzhou property developer in the areas of sustainable development, human capital management, and operations management. Ms Yeung possesses over 10 years of experience in the property development industry and has also obtained sound exposure from various business sectors including but not limited to financial institutions, retail, and aviation.
Ms Yeung holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from the University of Hong Kong, a Master’s degree in Strategic Human Resources Management from the Hong Kong Baptist University, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Translation and Interpretation from the City University of Hong Kong.
Dr. Calvin Kwan
Head of Sustainability and Risk Governance, Link Asset Management
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Ms. Caterina Choi
Manager – Technical Services, Beam Society Limited
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Ms. Natalie Chung
ESG Professional and Climate Advocate
Natalie Chung is a leading climate advocate and social entrepreneur, recognised by The Japan Times and Eco-Business as one of the most impactful youth climate leaders driving change in Asia. At the age of 18, she co-founded V’air Hong Kong, a social enterprise which promotes low-carbon local tourism as means to mitigate climate change. At the policy level, Natalie is committed to advancing carbon neutrality in Hong Kong and mainland China. She has been appointed to serve at the Council for Sustainable Development and Green Tech Fund Assessment Committee of the Hong Kong Government. Natalie holds an MPhil in Environmental Change and Management at University of Oxford as the Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholar, and a Bachelor of Social Science in Geography and Resource Management. She has co-authored two books on hiking and tourism. She was selected as the only Hong Kong representative at the Dr Sylvia Earle Antarctic Climate Expedition 2023, advocating for climate policies at the intersection of ocean conservation as the Key Opinion Ambassador alongside renowned marine biologists, climate researchers and policymakers.
Ms. Priscilla Lin
Senior Consultant, Deloitte Carbon Care Asia
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