Executive Committee

Sarah Owen MP

Chair

 Sarah Owen was elected as the Member of Parliament for Luton North in December 2019.

 Sarah is a campaigning MP and was appointed Shadow Minister for homelessness, rough sleeping, and faith in December 2021.

 Sarah is a member of the Health and Social Care Committee, Vice-Chair of the APPG on Hate Crime, and is leading legislation through the House on   regulations for fireworks and providing bereavement leave for parents following baby loss.

 Sarah is also the first female MP of South-East Asian descent and is the Chair of East and South-East Asians for Labour.

Sonny Leong CBE

Vice-Chair

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Sonny is Chief Executive of a training provider for public sector staff, and a successful publishing, education and social enterprise entrepreneur.

Driven by two political passions – increasing minority representation and ensuring that no child is left behind in education or life opportunities – Sonny has led AccessBooks, promoting publishing skills in Africa; Book Power, providing reduced price textbooks to students in developing countries; the MuLan Foundation Network, increasing inclusion for the British Chinese community; and FutureFirst, building alumni networks for state school students.

Sonny was on the Executive Committee of BAME Labour and the National Policy Forum. He founded Small and Medium Enterprises for Labour and East and South-East Asians for Labour.

He regularly speaks on panels and writes articles on Labour’s need to increase ethnic minorites representation and engage positively with business.

He was awarded a CBE for Political Service.

 

Ashton McGregor

Vice Chair

aston.jpgAsh hails from the North East of England but has lived in East London for nearly twenty years. A member of the GMB, Fabian Society and Cooperative Party, he is also a former Chair of Chinese for Labour and Labour councillor. In 2010 he was the Parliamentary agent to a Labour MP in one of the few English Tory target seats where there was a swing to Labour. Much travelled across the public sector Ash currently works in policing.

He has previously advised the Home Office's Policing Bureaucracy Taskforce and has advised the Department of Health's Diabetes and Cancer Tsars on health inequalities. He represents the Socialist Societies at the Party's National Policy Forum.

 

 

 

 

 

Chris Chen

Treasurer

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 Chris has extensive experience in financial sector. Founder of a technology investment firm, a media firm and a U.K China culture exchange platform.   He believes in equal rights and opportunities. A technology revolutionary economy works for all and attractive to worldwide investors so that more   jobs and business opportunities can be created across the country.

 A specially designed and invested education system to allow every British has the opportunity to become the brightest regardless of their age and   disability. A well invested public service system that can self-running and profitable. A well-funded immigration system that attracts the most talented   from the world and also fair to everyone.

Chris Ng

Secretary & Membership Secretary

Chris.jpgChris has been a party member since 2005. Since moving to London in 2010, he has been involved in 2012 London Mayoral Election as a campaign intern for Lewisham and being an intern at Labour Finance & Industry Group.

He has further community engagement experience as a field researcher and project assistant at The Campaign Company. Currently, he is the Commercial Services Manager at Civil Service College.

 

 

 

 

 

Alvin Shum

Communications Officer (Non-Chinese Media)

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Alvin is the Communications Officer for Chinese for Labour. Since moving back to the UK last year he has been involved in the Labour party, campaigning in the General Election for Parliamentary Candidate Sarah Jones in Croydon Central.

He is now involved in the Labour Leader, Deputy Leader and Mayoral candidate elections.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Wong

Welsh Officer


Peter_Wong.jpgPeter as been a member of the Labour Party for 26 years. He was agent for Jenny Rathbone's successful Welsh Assembly campaign in Cardiff Central in 2011, and is currently Chair of Cardiff Central CLP. 

is a member of PCS, and has been a civil servant for the last 11 years, working for the Department for Work and Pensions and the Valuation Office Agency to deliver effective public services.

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Jayne Lim

Committee Member

Jayne is a junior doctor working in East London and specialising in geriatrics. She is an active campaigner on the NHS.

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