Mr Lambert Chan Lap-yip is appointed to the position of Chief Executive of UNICEF HK, with effect from 1 April 2019. © UNICEF HK/2019
Hong Kong, 18 March 2019 ─ The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) today announced the appointment of Lambert Chan Lap-yip to the position of Chief Executive with effect from 1 April 2019, succeeding Jane Lau who will retire from this role the same day.
Thanking Jane for her contributions to UNICEF HK, Judy Chen, Chairman of UNICEF HK said, “I wish to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt thanks to Jane for her contribution to UNICEF HK these past four years. Her leadership and dedication has played a pivotal role in building a stronger foundation for UNICEF HK, on which further success will be made in the years to come.”
Lambert brings to the role an impressive range of experience in leading firms, most recently as Executive Director and Deputy CEO – Commercial of Tse Sui Luen Jewellery Holdings Limited. Prior to that, he was Managing Director for Cards and Unsecured Loans of DBS Bank, General Manager for Destination Marketing of Hong Kong Tourism Board and General Manager, Marketing and Sales of Hong Kong Telecom. He is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Lecturer at the University of Hong Kong. His profound expertise will be instrumental in driving impactful results for children and mobilizing support from public and private sectors.
The Council is delighted to welcome Lambert to the UNICEF HK family. “I have every confidence that Lambert will take UNICEF HK to a new level and look forward to working with him to advance children’s well-being and build a better world for every child,” said Judy Chen.
Lambert graduated from the University of Toronto and received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Geography.
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