Carol Shun Lai Chan

Carol has a passion for sports and healthy lifestyle, and embraces a mission to develop the young. Professionally, Carol has helped established and been leading the Corporate Governance Department at the Boys and Girls Clubs’ Association of Hong Kong, one of the leading local NGOs serving children and youth. Prior to joining the NGO sector, Carol has worked in the Proctor & Gamble Hong Kong (HR Dept); and in Asia Market (sales & administration), the largest Asian food suppliers in Ireland.

With 20 years of netball experience, Carol has been a national player and still plays at elite level in HK. She is also a qualified coach and is one of the top umpires in HK who has umpired in multiple international tournaments and has groomed many umpires. Carol has served as Council Member of the Hong Kong Netball Association until 2017 and is the founding Chairman of the Hantang Netball Club, the largest and the only non-profit local community netball club.

Carol has earned her Master of Philosophy in Psychology (specialized in child development) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Bachelor of Economics and Finance from the University of Hong Kong. She is completing the Professional Diploma for Company Secretaries by the HKMA, and is an alumni of the HK Young Leaders Programme by the Global Institute for Tomorrow and was one of the presenters for the proposal on a Community Sports Hub Project in the public forum. Carol is also an alumni member of Student of the Year of the SCMP as an awardee of the runner up of the student dancer of the year.