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Su-Mei Thompson

Media Trust

London, UK

CEO

Media Trust

Su-Mei Thompson
Biography
Su-Mei Thompson is CEO of leading communications charity, Media Trust. Her career began at Linklaters as a corporate finance associate during which time she also served as a lecturer and tutor in law at Kings College, London. Su-Mei went on to hold senior management positions at The Walt Disney Company, the Financial Times and Christie’s in Asia. Most recently, Su-Mei served for 8 years as CEO of The Women’s Foundation, a philanthropic institution dedicated to the advancement of women in Hong Kong.

Personal Business Advice

Don't build a life in the context of a career, instead build a career in the context of a life.

Su-Mei Thompson’s Newsfeed

11 Jul 2017
Special Focus: Unleashing the Leadership Potential of Women in Asia

On the occasion of the fourth EVE Program Asia-Pacific in Shanghai, experts and women leaders from the region share their experiences and bold ideas...Su-Mei Thompson, CEO, The Women’s Foundation, Creating a Level Playing Field for Women in Asia.

27 Apr 2017
Su-Mei Thompson appointed CEO of Media Trust

Su-Mei Thompson is to join Media Trust ... she will take up the Media Trust post in September this year, following eight years as CEO at The Women’s Foundation.

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Su-Mei Thompson’s Background

CEO
Sep 2017 - Present
London, UK
A communications charity that believes in the power of media to change lives, inspiring the media and communications industry to share their time, knowledge and creativity to benefit charities, communities and young people. Working together, they amplify charities' voices by developing their skills, creating compelling communications and connecting them with their audiences and beneficiaries.
CEO
Jul 2009 - Aug 2017
Hong Kong, HK
The Women’s Foundation exists to promote the full and equal participation of women and girls in all aspects of Hong Kong society, by engaging in research, programmes, education and advocacy to drive measurable change.
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Other Business Interests

Board Member and Member of the Policy & Research Committee
Hong Kong, HK
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) is a statutory body established in 1996, responsible for implementing the anti-discrimination ordinances in Hong Kong.
Board Member
Hong Kong, HK
Opera Hong Kong is the first opera company to have been established in Hong Kong. The company was formed in July 2003 as a non-profit organization. Since its inception, Opera Hong Kong has become a firmly established part of Hong Kong’s cultural scene.
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Su-Mei Thompson’s Education

Andy Choa Fellow for the SPNM Program
2014 - 2014
MBA (Dean's List)
2000 - 2001
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