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Meet Monica, who is responsible for sponsor management and back-office operations since Mar 2022. She hopes to better communicate with Sponsors and become a bridge between Sponsors and students. She is very happy to join Shanghai Sunrise Family and expects all students in Shanghai Sunrise Family can achieve their goals and realize their education dreams.


Meet May Botha a mother, wife and food enthusiast. When she is not out tasting and photographing cuisine, she focuses on communication campaigns as well as student projects. With her roots set in Africa, May’s experience as a Communication and Change Manager helps bring Students and Sponsors closer together.


Meet Tina, our colleague responsible for student projects who joined Shanghai Sunrise in February 2021. With her background in psychological counselling, she hopes to strengthen the interaction with our sponsored students and to provide the best support possible. She enjoys traveling and dreams of visiting Disneyland all over the world.


Meet Christine, joined in Shanghai Sunrise in 2019 and has been a volunteer coordinator for almost three years. She enjoys meeting new people and inviting them to join the Shanghai Sunrise team. Christine has expertise skill in both financial management and computer science. She is a Database Developer and also assists the Shanghai Sunrise team by translating information from English to Chinese. When she isn’t working, she enjoys boxing, playing piano and walking dogs.

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Frances O'Rourke (Chairman)

General Manager,

Think Global Limited


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Jacqui Gary

Director of Sourcing for the Dutch retail Brands MSMode and America Today is an accomplished leader with a career in the Retail industry.


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Felix Wong

Concurrently holding directorships with DW Properties International (UK)  Ltd. and Thomas & Co. International (HK) Ltd, has 30 years experience living and working in Greater China.


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Giada Ferrari

Executive Coach and Leadership Trainer, who has more than 15 years’ experience as HR Leader for a global chemical company in different functions and countries.



Derek Chang

CITIC CLSA Director, originally from the United States of America, Derek has spent 15 years working in the Hong Kong banking industry.



​Rosie Zhang

Head of Public Affairs for the LEGO Group and Board of Director for Harvard Club Shanghai. Has served for several non-profit organizations



Michael Zhang

A professional public affairs, Environment, Health and Safety, and sustainability practitioner 



Jessica Zimmerle

Is passionate about intercultural management and communication, traditional dances, travelling and exploring various cultures



Benson Zhao

Senior Ceiling Solution Manager in Knauf Ceiling Solutions China.


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