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By Andrea Lo | January 1st, 2018

For our third annual 30 Under 30 series, we scoured the city for the most talented and inspiring young forces once again. From startup entrepreneurs to accomplished artists to ambitious chefs, we arrived at our 30 favorite candidates for the class of 2017. Click on the individual profiles below for full bios.


Judging Panel

The Loop HK 30 Under 30 2017 Judging Panel
The Loop HK 30 Under 30 2017 Judging Panel

James Gannabanco-founder of Mr Gay Hong Kong; columnist for LGBT publication Dim Sum Magazine.
Alan Lo — co-founder of Classified Group of restaurants; co-founder of Blake’s Real Estate company; chairman of Design Trust; member of Art Basel’s Global Patrons Council and the Tate Asia Pacific Acquisition Committee.
Garvey Chui — co-founder of innovation consultancy The Verb Group.
Carol Yau — CEO of Brilliant Group; founder of Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Association; chairperson of Slow Food Hong Kong.
Dr. Christina Dean — founder of NGO Redress and EcoChic Design Awards; author of “Dress with Sense”; TV host on “Frontline Fashion”; co-founder of upcycled fashion brand BYT.
Andrea Lo — The Loop HK columnist; freelance writer.


Class of 2017

The Loop 30 Under 30 Tom Hanson
Tom Hanson, 30
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Sky Bautista
Sky Bautista, 29
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Cyanea Poon
Cyanea Poon, 23
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Allan Guan
Allan Guan, 30
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Scott Stiles & Co
Fair Employment Agency
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Jianne Soriano
Jianne Soriano, 22
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Gigi Giubilee
Gigi Giubilee, 30
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Day Lau
Day Lau, 28
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Cupid Leung
Cupid Leung, 28
The Loop 30 Under 30 Agnes Shum
Agnes Shum, 28
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Shawn Griffin
Shawn P. Griffin, 27
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Rachel Cheung
Rachel Cheung, 28
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Hillary Yip
Hillary Yip, 12
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Elliot Leung
Elliot Leung, 22
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Yanice Mak
Yanice Mak, 27
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Ashima Jain
Ashima Jain, 28
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Adrian Cheung
Adrian Cheung, 28
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Nicole Phoebe Tanner
Nicole P. Tanner, 22
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Anthony Burd
Anthony Burd, 30
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Sharon Lo
Sharon Lo, 26
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Siobhan Dumigan
Siobhan Dumigan, 27
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Gabby So
Gabby So, 27
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Adam Lau
Adam Lau, 24
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Anahita Chouhan
Anahita Chouhan, 29
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Divya Gurung
Divya Gurung, 30
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Kenny Chiang
Kenny Chiang, 28
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Gert Jan Mattens
Gert Jan Mattens, 29
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Emiko Jozuka
Emiko Jozuka, 30
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Garron Chiu
Garron Chiu, 29
The Loop 30 Under 30 - Xyza Cruz Bacani
Xyza Cruz Bacani, 30