Founder and President

Sung Joo Kim OBE

Sung Joo is a South Korean entrepreneur and businesswoman. She is the founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Sungjoo Group, and the Chairperson of MCM Holdings AG. She served as the President of the Korean Red Cross from 2014 to 2017.

Sung Joo was selected as a Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1997 and received the Ethics in Business Award from the EU government in 2009. In 2012, she was listed in Forbes’ Top 50 Asian Business Women, selected as one of Asia’s 25 Hottest CEOs by Fortune and invited by the United Nations be part of “Innovation 101” at the Decide Now Act summit.

She is known for being actively involved in promoting women’s leadership, supporting humanitarian causes worldwide and for her outspoken stance against corruption.

Board of Trustees :
Zehan Albakri (Chair)
Betty Yao
My Phuong Lecocq
Mei Sim Lai
Rahiyah Yahya
Anna Paik
Azlinda Ariffin Boromand

Hon Secretary
– Mari Martin
Hon Treasurer – My Phuong Lecocq
Assistant to Treasurer – Richard Baron
Supporters Secretary – Ying Cheng
Management Committee :
Kamalakshi Mehta (Chair)
Zehan Albakri (Past Chair)
Mandy Chiu
Betty Yao
Jessica Ma 
Youhye Easton


PAWA Projects Committee :
Phyllis Hatfull (Chair)
Sheila Clarke
Valeriia Chagnaud
Helen Spillet 
Veena Vaswani
Mayumi Yamaguchi 
Tina Leong
Social Media Team – Vinna Law and Pinki Che Cheung 
Webmaster – Ramya Sridatla
Mailchimp Administrator – Blanca Pozas 
Communications Advisor – Carol Chan 
Trusts and Foundations – Vishrut Chatrath 
Corporate Advisor – Diana Chan