Dialogue Series on NGO Board Governance

The Dialogue Series is co-organised by HKCSS’ NGOs Governance Platform Project and GAME(Governance And Management for Excellencefor Public Benefit. Hosted by consultants from GAME who are all governance veterans of local or international non-governmental organization (NGO), the dialogue series will be conducted in group sessions, for NGO Board members and CEOs, to discuss three important governance issues – Board- Management RelationshipRisk Governance & Organization Performance Assessment. In each session, there will be:

– an introduction and analysis of the issue – identifying possible problems, benchmark of good governance practices, state-of-the-art solutions; 

a facilitated experience sharing and learning among NGOs in small groups to discuss the problem that they may be facing & how to deal with it.

Dates: 28 April, 19 May, 9 June 
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Duke of Windsor Social Service Building
Targets: Board members and agency heads of HKCSS Agency Members (priority will be given to board members)
Language: Cantonese
Quota: 30 persons / session


Dialogue One (28 April)
“The dynamic relationship and symbiosis of management and governance” 

GAME Hosts

Mr K M Chan
– Chairman, Steering Committee of HKCSS Institute
– Former Secretary General, Hong Kong Red Cross

Mr Tai Keen-man
– Vice-Chairman, Neighbourhood Advice-Action Council
– Former Deputy Director of Broadcasting, RTHK

Mr Ivan Yiu Tze-leung , JP 
– Community Services Secretary, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals


Dialogue Two (19 May)
“Governing risk management”

GAME Hosts

Dr CK Lo 
– Managing Director, CK Lo & S Lam Ltd.
– Former Chair, Oxfam Hong Kong 
– Former Deputy Chair, Board of Supervisors, Oxfam International 

Mr Benjamin Tang
– Independent Non-executive Director, MTR
– Former Director of Audit 
– Member, the Audit Committee of the Council, The University of Hong Kong

Mr Walter Chan
– Consultant, Rowland Chow, Chan & Co., Solicitors and So, Lung & Associates Solicitors 
– Board member, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups and Oxfam Hong Kong

Dialogue Three (9 June)
“Organization Performance Assessment”

GAME Hosts

Ms Christine Fang 
– Adjunct Professor, Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong
– Board member, Hong Kong Red Cross, Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation and Society for Community Organization
– Former Chief Executive, HKCSS

Dr Stephen Fisher 
– Board member, Unison and Hong Chi Association 
– Former Director of Social Welfare 
– Former Chief Executive, Oxfam Hong Kong 

Mr Kwok Lit-tung
– Chief Executive, Christian Family Service Centre