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.
James Gannaban — co-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.