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David Sutherland (Chair)
David Sutherland is the former Morgan Stanley's Chief Financial Officer in Asia Pacific, responsible for the company's businesses in China, India, Korea, Australia and other countries. Before his role as CFO, David spent more than a decade with Morgan Stanley in its tax affairs department in Asia; and prior to Asia, worked for Arthur Andersen, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, Caplin & Drysdale, and the U.S. Department of Treasury where he was the Associate International Tax Counsel. In that capacity, he represented the U.S. Government regarding tax issues with most countries in Asia, including successful tax treaty negotiations with Thailand and Indonesia.

David serves as Chairman of the Board for International Care Ministries which works with the poorest of the poor in the Philippines and is also involved with the Lion King project, which assists street children in North Bali, Indonesia.

David has a law degree from the University of Virginia, a Masters of Taxation from the American University, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Louisville. David was the national intercollegiate debate champion in the United States in 1982.

David and his wife, Deanna, have three adult children who attend Dartmouth, the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech. The Sutherland family has lived in Hong Kong since 1997 and consider Hong Kong as their home.




Nancy Yang (Founder)
Nancy was the cofounder and former Executive Director of Asian Charity Services from 2007-2015. Prior to that, she held senior positions in leading companies and played key roles in driving their successes. She was the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer for 7 years with a mobile gaming company in Beijing, developing and distributing games for major Japanese and US gaming companies. The company was later sold to a U.S. entertainment giant concern in 2007. Before that, she spent 6 years at A.T. Kearney, working as a management consultant specializing in business and organizational strategy for multinationals operating in Asia Pacific.

Nancy has been actively involved in serving community groups and is a board director of Mother's Choice, Hong Kong. She holds an MBA in Marketing from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and a BS degree in Finance from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania.


Jayson Kyle
Jayson Kyle is the International Director for Asia with Redeemer City to City in New York City. His responsibilities include recruiting, mentoring and coaching church planters in the megacities of Asia.

He served for thirty-two years as a missionary with Mission to the World (MTW), the overseas mission arm of the Presbyterian Church in America. During those years he worked with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Papua New Guinea; founded MTW's Short-term Missions Program; served as MTW's Personnel Director, as their church-planting team leader in Mexico City, and as Field Director for Mexico and Central America.

Jay grew up in Manila, the Philippines and graduated with a BA from Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi, and received an MDiv from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi.

Jay serves on the Boards of Belhaven University and the Asian Charity Services in Hong Kong.

Jay and his wife, Maureen, live in Manhattan and have three grown children and five grandchildren.




Wai Yee Lam
Wai Yee grew up in Hong Kong and in the UK, where she built the early part of her career
before returning to Asia in the 90’s. Her experiences span several technology industries
including software development, telecommunications and Internet services. She has held
senior executive roles in major companies such as BT, PCCW and PLDT before joining the
entrepreneurial world, working in technology start-ups and venture capital investments. She
serves either as volunteer or board member in a number of NGOs such as The Women’s
Foundation, Asian Charity Services and Variety - the Children’s Charity. Her passion in this area
is to leverage business skills to enable NGOs to work better so they could do more good.


She holds a degree in Psychology from University College London, a Master degree
in Computing Science from University of Newcastle, an MBA from Cranfield School of
Management and a Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma.






 

"NGOs face incredible challenges when generating fund to sustain the important work they do. ACS is a vital resource in identifying and addressing these challenges, and the consultants therefore have an exponential impact for which we are grateful."
Melissa Strecker, Director of Development, Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre

"The volunteer consultants brought new ways of thinking and made clear what should have been obvious."
Laura Lee, Ex-Development Officer, Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre

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