Tom Hilditch

Tom is an award winning writer and editor who trained on Fleet Street and local newspapers. He has been in Hong Kong since 1991. He invented The List Magazine (2005), redesigned HK Magazine (2007) and during SARS (2003) he created the I Love HK campaign. He founded Hong Kong Living in 2009.

Hilda Chan

Sales Director
Hilda graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sociology and had previously worked at Apple Daily. She loves traveling and cooking. She has a tiny dog, Mochi. During the weekend, you'll probably spot her in the Dog Park playing with Mochi.

Shreena Patel

Got a Southside secret? Heard some interesting news? Fighting a local cause? Shreena wants to hear from you. Hailing from London, her background is in Economics and she previously worked at HSBC. At the weekend you can find her drawing, on one of Southside’s trails, getting a foot massage or stocking up at the M&S bakery.

Carolynne Dear

Editor, Expat Parent
Carolynne earned her journalism chops in London and Sydney, writing news and feature articles for a variety of publications, from finance and architecture, to travel and health, the environment and women’s issues. She has been partying and writing her way round Hong Kong since 2010, launching Southside for Fast Media in 2011, and now editing Expat Parent. She has a husband and four children and blogs about work, family and life in the Territory at

Eric Ho

Acting Editor, Sai Kung and Clearwater Bay Magazine
After spending his entire life in the UK, Eric decided he wanted to learn and understand his Chinese roots so made the leap and moved to Hong Kong at the start of 2016. He has a deep love for travel, photography and sharing stories through writing; so when out of the office you can usually find him exploring with a camera in hand.

Adele Brunner

Senior Consulting Editor
After saying goodbye to her dream job as travel editor for Brides magazine in London, Adele has lived and worked in Hong Kong for 17 years. As well as freelancing for the South China Morning Post and other publications, she is senior consulting editor at Fast Media, where she has contributed to all the magazines across the board including a stint as editor of Expat Parent. In her spare time, she’s an unpaid taxi driver to three sporty children.

Kate Springer

Senior Consulting Editor
Kate is senior consulting editor for The Expat Dining Guide and a senior writer for Expat Parent Magazine. Kate was features editor for HK Magazine and is Founding Editor of The Loop HK.

Catharina Cheung

Editorial Assistant
After living in Singapore, Beijing, and the UK, Catharina has decided to return to her birthplace Hong Kong. With a Masters in Literary Linguistics, she enjoys learning foreign languages and writing short fiction. She also has a background in operatic theatre and unashamedly belts out a medley of show tunes, Disney, and K-pop in the shower.

Cora Chan

Digital Assistant
After studying in Brighton, Cora has returned to Hong Kong to pursue a degree in English and Comparative Literature at HKU. Outside of work, she can be spotted at jamming sessions and gigs, or petting every dog she sees on the street.

Jessie Yeung

Editorial Intern
Jessie is a journalism student, born and raised in Hong Kong and currently studying in New York. She's worked with Time Out Hong Kong and Passport Magazine. Outside of writing, she enjoys writing, watching reruns of Friends and finding new coffee spots around the city.

Jai Rane

Editorial Intern
Jai grew up in Hong Kong and studies English Literature at Cambridge University in the UK. In her free time she likes reading, catching up with old friends, and frequenting Hong Kong’s many bakeries for egg tarts and pineapple buns.

Cindy Suen

Design Manager
Food-loving Cindy is an adventurous eater who will try any cuisine once. Hong Kong-born and raised, she is creative both in and out of the workplace. On weekends, she enjoys making crafts with clay and leather products.

Anna Schulteisz

Graphic Designer
Anna is our graphic designer. She moved to Hong Kong two years ago and has been loving the city ever since. She loves exploring the hills and beaches for getting inspiration. Besides art and travelling she is passionate about animals and just started to learn to play the ukulele.

Julia Poon

Design Intern
Currently pursuing a graphic design degree at London Central Saint Martins, photography-loving Julia loves to bring her film camera everywhere. She enjoys chilling on the beach and exploring Hong Kong historical sites. You can always spot her at weekend markets hunting for goodies and great food!

Kiran Hiranandani

Sales and Marketing Executive
After graduating from Cass Business School in London, Kiran has returned to Hong Kong, the only place she calls home. She is a make-up junkie, food enthusiast and animal lover. In her spare time, she loves to partake in charitable and outdoor activities.

Venus Man

Sales and Marketing Executive
A born and bred Hongkonger, Venus gained her chops at Lingnan University in Cultural Studies, specializing in media. She has also lived in Seoul while on exchange at Soongsil University. She loves watching movies and reading. Big lover of babies, cats and dogs!

Isamonia Chui

Sales and Marketing Executive
Isamonia is a graduate from the Department of Media and Communication in City University of Hong Kong. She is highly interested in media, anything from advertising to film studies. Other than that, she is just a typical Hong Kong girl who loves to eat, shop and sleep.

Amanda Chia

Office Manager
Amanda earned an Honours Degree in International Business from the University of East London. She is an avid traveller, an adventurer and a shopaholic! During weekends, she also enjoys checking out horror movies and hitting the gym.

Graham Uden

Legendary Photographer
British born Hong Kong based photographer Graham Uden is a legend for his award-winning magazine stories from world war-zones and Asian hot spots. He currently specialises in corporate and commercial photography, especially aerial. If you see someone dangling out of a helicopter, flying over Central… it’s probably Graham.

Boris Burgess

From the very first time he picked up a video camera, Boris knew that videography would be his pursuit in life. He has written, produced and shot short films in Australia and has now set up a full-service creative agency in Hong Kong.

Paul Zimmerman

Paul Zimmerman is the CEO of Designing Hong Kong, a Southern District Councillor and the co-convenor of Save Our Country Parks alliance.

Stephen Vines

Stephen Vines is a journalist, broadcaster, and entrepreneur. He is the former editor of the Eastern Express and Southeast Asia correspondent for The Observer.

Kate Farr

Kate Farr is a British-born, Hong Kong-adopted freelance writer, editor and parenting blogger. A co-founder of writing and editing agency Editors’ Ink, Kate contributes to a wide range of local and international publications, and blogs in her guise as the Accidental Tai-Tai. Follow her on Instagram @accidental_tt or

Rory Mackay

Rory writes hiking and travel stories.


Office Security and Mascot
Mochi is Hong Kong Living’s new mascot. She has taken over the role of office security from Willy (who has retired to Bali).