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In this true sense, we are a nimble and dedicated team with a diverse skill set aiming to achieve our common goals. Given the background of our founders and our executive team, we run the Foundation with the highest ethical considerations and transparency towards our partners, sponsors and donors.
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Katharina Reimer

Executive Director

Mrs. Reimer is the Executive Director of the Karen Leung Foundation and leads all aspects of the Foundation’s operations, fundraising, and development. Additionally, she is the Board Chair and a Director at Citykids Pre-school Ltd. and holds several other board advisory roles. Prior to her current remits, Katharina led marketing & communications teams in APAC and acted as strategic media advisor to a number of public sector organisations in the Middle East and Africa.

Katharina is a passionate advocate for social change and has been heavily involved in supporting several local charities and philanthropic causes in Hong Kong and has served on a number of philanthropic committees and foundation boards. Since joining KLF in 2017, she has substantially grown the organizational budget and added numerous strategic partners and programs that support the Foundation’s vision. Katharina is also a Founding member of the APAC HPV Coalition, a think tank which aims to advance the awareness, prevention and treatment of HPV-related disease.

Katharina holds a Bachelor degree from the University of West of England (Bristol, England) and a Master in Economics from the Berlin School of Economics and Law. She has lived in over 20 countries and is fluent in three languages. She currently lives with her husband and their two children in Hong Kong.

 

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Waqas Khatri

Board Director & Co-Founder

Waqas is the co-founder of the Karen Leung Foundation. Waqas and Karen were married in January 2012 after several happy years together in Hong Kong. Given his journey with Karen before and during her battle with cervical cancer, he feels compelled to honour her wishes and ensure that other women have the opportunity to prevent cancer or detect it earlier.

Waqas brings vision, passion and leadership to the Foundation. He holds a BA in Computer Science and Economics from Vassar College. Waqas is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Ayrton Capital. He lives in New York City.

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Seth Fischer

Board Member & Co-Founder

Seth is a co-founder and Board member of the Karen Leung Foundation. He is also the founder and Chief Investment Officer at Oasis Management, where Karen worked as a trader in both the Tokyo and Hong Kong offices. Based in Hong Kong, Seth offers leadership in the day-to-day development of the organization in all areas. He holds a BA in Political Science from Yeshiva University in New York.

Driven by a strong interest in the community, Seth has served in the Israel Defense Forces and currently serves as a Board Member of Carmel School in Hong Kong, and Vice Chairman of the Ohel Leah Synagogue Management Committee. Seth lives with his wife, Nealy, and four children in Hong Kong.

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Sarah Morgan Feith

Board Director

Sarah joined the KLF Board in 2014 to help guide the Foundation’s strategy and operations.

Sarah currently lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and son. From 2014-2017, she worked in Hong Kong at Goldman Sachs in Investment Banking Compliance. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Sarah worked in Washington, D.C., for the Freedom House and the Foreign Policy Initiative, where she focused on project management, fundraising and advocacy campaigns.

Sarah received her bachelor’s degree from Barnard College at Columbia University, and her master’s degree from the London School of Economics.

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Connie Heng

Board Director

Connie Heng joined the Board of the Karen Leung Foundation in 2017 to help further the Foundation's cause and honour her friend Karen Leung. Connie is Regional Managing Partner in Asia Pacific for international law firm Clifford Chance and a member of the firm's Global Executive Leadership Group. During her 20-plus year career, she has helped many Hong Kong and Chinese issuers with their securities offerings in the international debt capital markets and has advised on many landmark transactions. Connie is an active supporter of inclusion and gender issues, founding the firm's first women's network in the region. She holds a BA in Law from the National University of Singapore and lives in Hong Kong with her husband and two young daughters.

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Pat Kwok

Personal Assistant and Office Manager

Pat joined the Karen Leung Foundation since Oct 2022.  She has a strong background in administrative and HR management and has supported several charitable and commercial organizations in past years.  She proactively manages the day-to-day office operations at KLF and her in-depth work experiences allows her to work in fast-paced environments and she is always ready to take on a new challenge. 
 
Pat holds a BBA from the Hong Kong Metropolitan University and has a proven track record of building positive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.  She is a good team player who is always willing to lend a helping hand when needed.

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Irene Chan

Social Media Coordinator

Irene has in-depth experience in digital marketing and branding, including marketing strategy development, implementation of plans and data analyzing of the campaigns across different digital channels. She is passionate about her work in raising brand awareness and building trust with the audiences through valuable contents. Joining the Karen Leung Foundation team in October 2022, she aims to create more compelling contents and make the Foundation thrive in relevant online communities. 
Irene is currently based in Hong Kong. Her familiarity with the HK culture allows her to get close to local online communities as well as promoting KLF's ongoing campaigns.

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Dr. Shahani Amjah

Program Manager

Dr. Shahani Amjah is a medical practitioner and health coach working in Sri Lanka and Hong Kong. She completed her degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, following which she practiced in both pediatrics and women’s health. She is passionate about holistic wellness and received her Certificate in Health Coaching, and is involved in community health services. Joining Karen Leung Foundation as Program Manager, she shares her expertise in women’s health and will be an active participant in raising awareness of gynecological cancers and being part of the Foundation's ongoing programs.

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Katharina Reimer

Executive Director

Mrs. Reimer is the Executive Director of the Karen Leung Foundation and leads all aspects of the Foundation’s operations, fundraising, and development. Additionally, she is the Board Chair and a Director at Citykids Pre-school Ltd. and holds several other board advisory roles. Prior to her current remits, Katharina led marketing & communications teams in APAC and acted as strategic media advisor to a number of public sector organisations in the Middle East and Africa.

Katharina is a passionate advocate for social change and has been heavily involved in supporting several local charities and philanthropic causes in Hong Kong and has served on a number of philanthropic committees and foundation boards. Since joining KLF in 2017, she has substantially grown the organizational budget and added numerous strategic partners and programs that support the Foundation’s vision. Katharina is also a Founding member of the APAC HPV Coalition, a think tank which aims to advance the awareness, prevention and treatment of HPV-related disease.

Katharina holds a Bachelor degree from the University of West of England (Bristol, England) and a Master in Economics from the Berlin School of Economics and Law. She has lived in over 20 countries and is fluent in three languages. She currently lives with her husband and their two children in Hong Kong.

 

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Waqas Khatri

Board Director & Co-Founder

Waqas is the co-founder of the Karen Leung Foundation. Waqas and Karen were married in January 2012 after several happy years together in Hong Kong. Given his journey with Karen before and during her battle with cervical cancer, he feels compelled to honour her wishes and ensure that other women have the opportunity to prevent cancer or detect it earlier.

Waqas brings vision, passion and leadership to the Foundation. He holds a BA in Computer Science and Economics from Vassar College. Waqas is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Ayrton Capital. He lives in New York City.

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Seth Fischer

Board Member & Co-Founder

Seth is a co-founder and Board member of the Karen Leung Foundation. He is also the founder and Chief Investment Officer at Oasis Management, where Karen worked as a trader in both the Tokyo and Hong Kong offices. Based in Hong Kong, Seth offers leadership in the day-to-day development of the organization in all areas. He holds a BA in Political Science from Yeshiva University in New York.

Driven by a strong interest in the community, Seth has served in the Israel Defense Forces and currently serves as a Board Member of Carmel School in Hong Kong, and Vice Chairman of the Ohel Leah Synagogue Management Committee. Seth lives with his wife, Nealy, and four children in Hong Kong.

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Sarah Morgan Feith

Board Director

Sarah joined the KLF Board in 2014 to help guide the Foundation’s strategy and operations.

Sarah currently lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and son. From 2014-2017, she worked in Hong Kong at Goldman Sachs in Investment Banking Compliance. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Sarah worked in Washington, D.C., for the Freedom House and the Foreign Policy Initiative, where she focused on project management, fundraising and advocacy campaigns.

Sarah received her bachelor’s degree from Barnard College at Columbia University, and her master’s degree from the London School of Economics.

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Connie Heng

Board Director

Connie Heng joined the Board of the Karen Leung Foundation in 2017 to help further the Foundation's cause and honour her friend Karen Leung. Connie is Regional Managing Partner in Asia Pacific for international law firm Clifford Chance and a member of the firm's Global Executive Leadership Group. During her 20-plus year career, she has helped many Hong Kong and Chinese issuers with their securities offerings in the international debt capital markets and has advised on many landmark transactions. Connie is an active supporter of inclusion and gender issues, founding the firm's first women's network in the region. She holds a BA in Law from the National University of Singapore and lives in Hong Kong with her husband and two young daughters.

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Pat Kwok

Personal Assistant and Office Manager

Pat joined the Karen Leung Foundation since Oct 2022.  She has a strong background in administrative and HR management and has supported several charitable and commercial organizations in past years.  She proactively manages the day-to-day office operations at KLF and her in-depth work experiences allows her to work in fast-paced environments and she is always ready to take on a new challenge. 
 
Pat holds a BBA from the Hong Kong Metropolitan University and has a proven track record of building positive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.  She is a good team player who is always willing to lend a helping hand when needed.

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Irene Chan

Social Media Coordinator

Irene has in-depth experience in digital marketing and branding, including marketing strategy development, implementation of plans and data analyzing of the campaigns across different digital channels. She is passionate about her work in raising brand awareness and building trust with the audiences through valuable contents. Joining the Karen Leung Foundation team in October 2022, she aims to create more compelling contents and make the Foundation thrive in relevant online communities. 
Irene is currently based in Hong Kong. Her familiarity with the HK culture allows her to get close to local online communities as well as promoting KLF's ongoing campaigns.

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Dr. Shahani Amjah

Program Manager

Dr. Shahani Amjah is a medical practitioner and health coach working in Sri Lanka and Hong Kong. She completed her degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, following which she practiced in both pediatrics and women’s health. She is passionate about holistic wellness and received her Certificate in Health Coaching, and is involved in community health services. Joining Karen Leung Foundation as Program Manager, she shares her expertise in women’s health and will be an active participant in raising awareness of gynecological cancers and being part of the Foundation's ongoing programs.

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