MEET OUR TEAM
We are a team of passionate dreamers, ready to bring more changes.
We are a team of passionate dreamers, ready to bring more changes.
Maria founded HeartFire in 2009. After organizing multiple service trips, she decided to make HeartFire an NGO and accordingly set up the Board as well as Organizing Committee. She grew up in Dongkeng Town, Jingbian County in Shaanxi Province, China. She graduated with first honor in International Shipping and Logistics in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and got her MBA from INSEAD. She now works in Kraft Heinz, the global fifth largest food & beverage company, as General Manager of Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan region and Mainland China Import and Export business.
Yu is very passionate about entrepreneurship and social impact. He co-founded HeartFire and is now an MBA candidate in INSEAD. He worked in a philanthropic venture capital incubating social enterprises, ran a startup in Shenzhen, and managed a foundation supporting Hong Kong young entrepreneurs. He likes travelling and hiking. He finished a 100km hiking in 24 hours.
Nancy joined Heartfire’s very first trip in 2009 and was previously part of the executive committee. She graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a major in International Shipping and Transport Logistics and got her master degree from the University of Hong Kong. She now works at Zim, a leadng global carrier as the Financial Controller of its Transpacifc Business Unit.
Nicholas is now a portfolio manager of global equities. He joined Heartfire at the very first trip. He loves reading books, watching movies and playing dragonboat in spare time.He graduated from MSc in Economics in HKUST and BBA in Accounting and Finance in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
William joined HeartFire in 2012 and has been a student committee member and executive committee member in HeartFire. He is currently a manager of CNCB (Hong Kong) Investment Limited, an overseas investment platform of China CITIC Bank. He is an MBA candidate at the University of Hong Kong and got his bachelor degree in accounting and finance in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He likes travelling and scuba diving.
Yoshi got her bachelor degree in Accounting and Finance from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She participated multiple HeartFire service trips as team members and leaders, and was part of the Student Committee. She loves doing fitness and learning Korean.
Kaye joined HeartFire in 2013 and participated in multiple service trips. After graduating from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University majoring in Bilingual Studies, Kaye has been working in the marketing field, specialising in event management. With a educational background in languages, Kaye is able to utilise her expertise, creating communication platforms to build up a strong and positive awareness addressing both internal and external perceptions. With a keen interest for voluntary teaching, she spends her holidays in different provinces in China.
Barbara LU joined HeartFire in 2015. She served as HeartFire trip leaders and members in multiple trips before becoming the President of HeartFire Student Committee. She graduated from Global Supply Chain Management in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and embark on the master degree in Global Operations in HKUST.Her hobbies are singing performances and basketball.
Fiona Xia is currently working with Paul Hastings LLP as a legal manger. She mainly engages in Hong Kong capital market field, including IPO, secondary offering and post-IPO compliance work. Fiona graduated with dual bachelor degree of Law and Economics from the China University of Political Science and Law and Master of Laws from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Cong joined HeartFire in 2014 and participated in multiple service trips as members as well as trip leaders. She was also part of HeartFire Student Committee. She graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and now works in EY Consulting. She loves jogging, yoga and music. Her favorite part of the HeartFire experience is sharing thoughts and empowering each other.
Leo joined HeartFire in 2016 and has been a trip member, donor as well as a internal trainer. Leo is now a Branch Manager at Prudential Hong Kong and spends his spare time in Dedao app, gym and movies. He is a big fan of hotpot.
Bobby joined HeartFire in 2013 and is also the designer of the HeartFire logo. He got his Dual Bachelor Degree in Biochemistry from SYSU and PolyU and Master Degree in Nutrition from CUHK. He is the founder of SSXZ Consulting Co. Ltd. and an active blogger in Zhihu and WeChat. He is also an ACI holder. Currently he is an AIA Wealth Management Unit Manager.
Let HeartFire be the light to your dreams.
To find yourself, and the light of your heart‘s fire among the mountains.
Believe the kindness, be the guardian of the innocence.
To cherish the opportunities which are hard to come by, I am willing to fight against the time only to create precious memories between us.
Through the sunshine and the moonlight,
through the mountains and the rivers.
Through the distance, spanning a decade, Heartfire is still there, always waiting for you.
You are my today and all of my tomorrows.
A little bit of what we do is the spark in their eyes.
The dazzling flame of heart is leading us to the bright future.
Such the lovely memories raise burning tears and sparkles in eyes.
Roses given, fragrance in hand.
The best satisfaction is helping others.
Mountains, rivers, the edges and corners of the world change because we meet. With HeartFire, with love and warmth.
PolyU Student Committee 2018/19
ZHANG Zixuan | President
ZHANG Jiayu | Internal Vice President
JIN Ling | External Vice President
Tse Yan Chun | General Secretary
Chan Kwun Yu | Financial Secretary
ZHANG Yisong | Promotion Manager
JI Baiyang | Promotion Manager
WANG Ruixi | Publication Manager
ZHANG Youren | Publication Manager
DING Yuxin | Human Resource Manager
ZHONG Hua | Human Resource Manager
JIN Yumou | Project Manager
PolyU Student Committee 2017/18
WU Xinyi | President
ZHANG Zhaoyang | Internal Vice President
WANG Ziqing | External Vice President
YIN Wenzhe | General Secretary
SUN Shangqiao| Financial Secretary
CHEN Qixuan | Promotion Manager
PANG Shunshun | Promotion Manager
ZHAO Zeyu | Publication Manager
WANG Yingnuo | Publication Manager
WANG Yibang | Project Manager
HUANG Qiwen | Project Manager
LI Zitong | Human Resource Manager
SHAO Bangjie | Human Resource Manager
PolyU Student Committee 2016/17
LU Jin Xuan | President
LI Hui | Vice President
GUI Sisi | General Secretary
ZHANG Si Yu | Financial Secretary
BAO Qian Cheng | Promotion Manager
ZHONG Xing Jian | Promotion Manager
JI Kang | Promotion Manager
BAO Shi Yao | Project Manager
HUANG Wen Xuan | Project Manager
LV Ling Bo | Human Resource Manager
HAO Zi Jun | Human Resource Manager
PolyU Student Committee 2015/16
LI Bing Nan | President
CHEN Rou Jing | Internal Vice President
LUK Ka Lam Karene | External Vice President
HUANG Heng Jing | General Secretary
JIANG Yi Fan | Financial Secretary
GUO Zi Yang | Project Manager
YUE Xi | Project Manager
GUAN Zhong | Promotion Manager
LIU Jie | Promotion Manager
LIU Fang Yuan | Promotion Manger
NG Xi Xuan | Human Resource Manager
MO Zi Chen | Human Resource Manager
PolyU Student Committee 2014/15
CHEN Si Yu | President
MA Qing Rui | Internal & Financial Vice President
LAU Pui King | External Vice President
WAN Lin | General Secretary
CHEN Jia Nan | Human Resource Manager
GUO Cong | Human Resource Manager
ZHANG Meng Xin | Project Manager
ZHAO Shuang | Project Manager
CHAN Chin Wai | Public Relations Manager
LI Bing Yi | Public Relations Manager
PolyU Student Committee 2013/14
Collin SHEN | President
Rosa XIE | Internal Secretary (Vice President)
Christina HO | External Secretary (Vice President)
Quentin YANG | President Assistant
Philip GENG | Project Manager
Abby TANG | Project Manager
Vivian PEI | Project Manager
PolyU Student Committee 2012/13
Victoria ZHAO | President
Simon LIU | General Secretary
Efan Du | Public Relations Director
Stephanie ZHANG | Public Relations Director
William WU | Public Relations Director
Ann WANG | Promotion Director
Sandra LIU | Human Resources and Course Director
Rui LI | Human Resources and Course Director