Keeping everything on track

The Secretariat provides administrative and operational support for the foundation, as directed by the Board of Directors. It is responsible for the implementation of projects or activities to further and support the foundation’s objectives and vision. The Secretariat is led by the Secretary-General, Mr Edward Ma.

Mr Edward Ma
Secretary-General, Yidan Prize Foundation
Mr Edward Ma

Mr Edward Ma was inspired by his unique experience studying at Cambridge University, where he was surrounded by brilliant minds, pursuing excellence in education, learning and research at the highest level.

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Ms Mabel Woo
Deputy Secretary-General, Yidan Prize Foundation
Ms Mabel Woo

Ms Mabel Woo is passionate about education and believes education can offer new lens to individuals to better understand the world and is essential to prepare the youth for the future.

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Dr Christopher Thomas
Director of Partnerships, Yidan Prize Foundation
Dr Christopher Thomas

Dr Thomas has extensive experience in developing corporate strategy at the World Bank, especially with programs in Asia and Africa. He is responsible for building relations with organizations to support the foundation’s global impact.

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Meet the team
(listed alphabetically by surname)
Ms Amy Cheng
Program Coordinator
Ms Michelle Chiang
Communications Manager
Ms Helen Gao
Translator and Editor
Ms Rachel Ip
Communications Strategist
Ms Lily Law
Finance Manager
Ms Yu-Ting Poh
Content Editor
Ms Maggie Tang
Administration Director
Ms Jessica Wong
Digital Marketing Manager
Ms Joy Wong
Program Manager
Ms Betty Yee
Strategic Planning Specialist