|Dr Yeow Hua Poon
Yeow is the managing director of People and Organisation Ltd. He supports business development between the UK and China, as well as governance and capacity building projects in a number of developing countries. He worked previously at Birmingham City Council and was a lecturer at John Moore University, Liverpool.
|Yin Ming Au
Yin Ming plays a leading role organising our team of volunteers who help with our luncheon and other community events.
Although retired, she is an active member of our Wan Sheung dance group and Wan Cheuk choir, and actively participates in our health & well being activities.
Neng-Chien works as a social worker for Birmingham City Council.
His specialised field in social work is working with older adults who are over 65 years old and in need of support from the local authority.
|Rachel Rui Hu
Rachel has worked in various finance roles at the International Office and Career Centre at the University of Birmingham in the past few years. She also gets involved in various projects helping international students to enhance their experiences while they are studying in the UK. Rachel has profound accounting experiences through her previous posts at Chinese Community Centre – Birmingham, Holiday Inn Birmingham and Birmingham City Council as a Financial Administrator. She has also worked for 5 years as a lecturer in Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.
Bill Good has a mechanical engineering degree from Birmingham University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Robson Rhodes in London. Having gained his commercial experience within FMCG within the food processing industry at Brooke Bond PLC, for the last 35 years he has held senior positions within manufacturing and service related companies, including Group MD of an AIM listed company as well as personally buying a street furniture company.
He has held a number of NED roles, which include intellectual holding companies, water and energy management companies, The Birmingham Assay Office, The Birmingham Botanical Gardens, an LED lighting company, and engineering companies. Some of the engineering companies he continues to hold an NED/consultancy role as well as being CEO of Diverco Ltd a corporate broker, and Director and founder member of England China Business Forum, and President of Birmingham China Business Forum.
Andy is a Portfolio Analyst and Designated Funds Programme Manager at Highways England. He was also the Chair of the British Chinese Project’s Birmingham Team, leading volunteers to fundraise and elevate the local Chinese community. His goal is to empower the Chinese Community and to create strong links between all the Chinese community groups within the UK.
A First Class Business and Management graduate, Wah specialises in project management, e-commerce and business development. On the Board, Wah advises CCC-B on strategy development and takes an active role as a volunteer. Having also worked for other non profit organisations as Project Coordinator, such as the British Chinese Project, he is dedicated to charity work and to improving the lives of those from diverse communities and in wider society.
|Brian Whitford MBE C.Dip.A.F FIoD
Brian is an international director with extensive experience. He has worked globally, successfully growing businesses and opening new markets. A member and Fellow of the Institute of Directors, a board member of the Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the local parish council, he has a broad range of expertise and both private and public sector experience. He has managed global divisions for Alcan and Racal Electronics and has successfully established, built and sold businesses of his own. He has in depth experience in South East Asia and has established distributor and agency networks throughout the region as well as establishing a manufacturing joint venture in China.
Managing Director of Chung Ying Restaurant Group, Chair of the Chinese Festival Committee Birmingham, James is committed to preserving Chinese heritage and culture within the community. As Governor of Overseas Chinese Association School and an active board director of Southside BID, he frequently engages with businesses and local groups to promote and support CCC-B and the community.