Who We Are

Henry K. C. Wong


Mr Henry K.C Wong comes with a wealth of regional management and world-class experience from several giant multinational corporations such as Bloomberg, Wells Fargo Bank and General Electric for over 22 years. Henry is good at Corporate Governance, Financial Management, Treasury, Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Planning & Analysis, Innovative Technology (such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchains and big data management), Project Management and Compliance.

Since 2017, Henry has been heavily investing his time and effort in three major areas – AI Education, Healthcare and ESG projects. Henry is the Managing Director and Founder of several corporations for Education and Healthcare, which include Cosmos Robotor which promotes AI education in China and Asia Pacific region and provides interesting VR and AR course content. It also uses facial recognition technology to improve students’ personalised learning space and it’s targeted from kindergarten level to primary school and covering students with special educational needs (SEN) too.

Mr Wong holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Econometric) from Deakin University and Monash University, Australia respectively. Henry is a Fellow CPA, accredited by CPA Australia since 2000.

Meanwhile, Mr Wong is very dedicated to community services for almost 30 years, serving the needy persons including single living elderly, underprivileged kids and problem families, etc. Mr Wong is also an active director and committee member for other well-known charity organisations and public service which include:

  • President, Lions club of Hong Kong IFC
  • Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Girl Guides Association NTRA
  • Vice Chairman, Hong Kong SME Association
  • Steering Committee member of CPA Australia (Financial Service)

Vivian Cheung

ESF Representative

Vivian Cheung is the Chief Financial Officer of the English Schools Foundation (ESF), the largest provider of English medium education in Hong Kong. ESF has 22 international schools – from Kindergarten through to Secondary, serving 18,000 students and their families.

James Smith


Mr James Smith is originally from Cheshire in the UK, and started his teaching career there before moving to Hong Kong in 2007. Since then Hong Kong has very much become home, and he never got tired of the stunning scenery to be seen while out hiking, the city’s incredible restaurants and eateries, and the opportunities for getting involved with Music and Drama, two great passions of his. Mr Smith and his wife have two children, both of whom study at Discovery College, and they love being part of this vibrant and diverse school community. Mr Smith arrived at the College in 2016 and was the Head of Secondary for three years before being appointed as Principal in 2019. Prior to life at Discovery College, he was the Vice Principal at King George V School where he held responsibility for the Middle School and worked with curriculum, student support and learning technologies. ESF is a remarkable organisation to work in and the opportunity to serve Discovery College, with its mission to enable everyone in our community to Grow, Discover and Dream, excites and enthuses Mr Smith every single day as he walks through the door.

Livia Tang

Community Representative

Ms Livia Tang is a mother of two children. She is currently working in the area of Gifted
Education, providing services for school and student services for gifted students across Hong
Kong. Prior to this, Livia has founded an international kindergarten and learning centres in
Hong Kong. For 18 years of teaching and curriculum design experience, she has been
engaging in the education field with children from toddlers to eighteen years old. Livia is
also an experienced education consultant who has expertise in offering parenting and
schooling advice to parents. With experience as a school principal in the early childhood
sector and specialized learning in education centres, she has been promoting social-
emotional learning and character building. Livia is immensely passionate about education
and continues her contribution and focuses her work and researching topics, knowledge and
skills relate to affective education and parent coaching. Livia also volunteers for a children
charity organization as a consultant.

Eric CM Lee

Community Representative

Mr Eric C.M. Lee is the Director of LCMA, a Registered Architect with over 30 years of practical experiences. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong with two degrees in Architectural Studies and Architecture. He is also a qualified Conservation Architect and Heritage Consultant with a Master Degree in Architectural Conservation, as well as an UNESCO award winner architect who specialised in restoration and adaptive re-use of historical buildings. He has a wide spectrum of working experience in residential, commercial, office buildings, school and institutional, as well as renovation projects. He was a part-time lecturer of the University of Hong Kong, Centennial College, Hong Kong College of Technology and Hong Kong Construction Industry Training Academy.

Community Services:

  • Countryside Conservation Advisory Committee Member
  • Country and Marine Parks Board Member (2014-2019)
  • District Advisory Committee Member, Urban Renewal Authority
  • Committee Member, Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong (BGCA)
  • Honorary Advisor, Vienna Boys Choir Music Academy Foundation, Hong Kong

Being one of the first AFS exchange students of Hong Kong Chapter, Eric has gained a lot from this unique intercultural exchange programme. He has strong belief and interest in promoting education and cultural experience learning to benefit students and the younger generations.

Karen Kwan

Community Representative

Ms Karen Kwan is a mother of three daughters. She gave up her job at investment bank in order to take care of them. Karen and her friend founded a kindergarten in 2006 and started her own education centre, Math Monkey, in 2009. In order to support the students and her daughters, Karen starts to explore special ways to help them. She realises that “Play to Learn” can motivate children’s learning curiosity and efficiency. Besides, an effective teaching method can directly affect the learning result.

Karen also joined many different courses related to children education, for example, Brain-Based Learning, Higher Order of Thinking, NLP and so on. Karen realises that facilitating parents how to teach children in a right way is more important than educating children. Karen believes that “Building Context is more important than Teaching Content”. Every child has his own talent. Being a parent and facilitator, we need to create suitable context for them instead of non-stop practicing.

Karen has more than ten years of experience in education. She is the chairlady of New Early Childhood Organization of Hong Kong, Business Lady Association, and a certified Business Coach by Blair Singer. She is also the author of “MathBrain by BrainThink Learning” and “The Franchising Way”.

Uschi Mirus

Parent Representative

Uschi Mirus is originally from Germany and spent the last 18 years in Asia. Together with her husband and two teenage children, she has lived in Hong Kong since 2008. She is a Discovery College parent and part of the Discovery College PTA since 2016. In earlier years Uschi worked as a sales manager in the IT business. After her move to Asia, she obtained a Bachelor degree in Psychology with Business at SIM University in Singapore. She also became a Certified Business Coach at IECL Australia and an Intercultural Trainer at the University of Jena in Germany. Currently she works as a freelance Intercultural Trainer. In her spare time her passions are outrigger paddling and being out on the hiking trails of Hong Kong.

Pushkar Sane

Parent Representative

Mr Pushkar Sane is the Co-Founder & CEO of Convergination Ventures. His extensive experience spans across Digital, Technology, Marketing, Advertising, Media, Strategy and Big Data Analytics. He helps organizations to leverage the power of technology and data to transform business processes and customer connections. In order to keep Convergination ahead of the market he spends quality time thinking about future of content & media, impact of digitization on human life & businesses, and the pace of technology change. Prior to founding Convergination, he worked in regional and global leadership roles for Starcom, Euro RSCG and FCB Worldwide. He served as an adviser-in-residence at the VentureNursery from 2012 to 2015 and advised over 15 ventures. He is actively involved in community service and passionate about sports, reading, quizzing, photography and traveling.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics, a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from MS University of Baroda in India, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising and Communications Management from NMIMS in India. He also attended Executive Management & Leadership Program at INSEAD.


Susannah Morley

Parent Representative

Mrs Susannah Morley has more than ten years’ experience working in the higher education sector where she held a variety of senior administrative posts at the Universities of Cambridge and Essex in the UK and the University of Melbourne in Australia.  In 2014 Susannah moved to Hong Kong with her family and in 2015 she joined the British Council in Hong Kong where she is responsible for stakeholder management, strategic partnerships and project development. Susannah is a returnee to the territory, having spent six years living and working here in the mid-1990s (including a previous stint at the British Council). Susannah has two daughters at Discovery College. In her spare time she likes running, hiking and cooking.


Kevin Rydeard

Staff Representative

Mr Kevin Rydeard has been teaching for more than 30 years, including over 20 years in Hong Kong. At DC, Kevin teaches Secondary Mathematics and has also serves as a Dean in Secondary. In his spare time, Kevin likes to play guitar or spend time cycling and hiking. Kevin also heads up DC’s Cross Country team. This is Kevin’s first term on the School Council where he is also a member of the Student Wellbeing Sub-committee. Kevin is committed to making DC students the best they can be through academics and sport.

Kris Stanhope

Staff Representative

Mr Kris Stanhope has been teaching for more than twenty years. Originally from Canada, Kris spent a decade in New Zealand before moving to Discovery Bay in 2007 with his family. This is his sixth year at Discovery College as the Team Leader of Year 4. He also has two children, Emily and Ethan, who attend DC in Year 9 and 13 respectively. This is Kris’s first term on the School Council and he hopes to help maintain the high standards that Discovery College is well known for.

Mamta Mukherjee

Staff Representative

Mamta is a new addition to Discovery College and to Hong Kong. She moved to the DC community in 2018 from Singapore, where her last stint was as the Media & Public Affairs officer at the Embassy of Israel. She has more than 15 years of experience in corporate communications, press and public relations and events management. Mamta has a post-graduate degree in public relations, as well as an advanced diploma in mass communications from Oklahoma City University.