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Meet the Team

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Vivian Gee

Chief Executive Officer

Vivian draws from a wealth of experience globally, bridging the interests of business, philanthropy, and the social sector. She has held leadership roles in social entrepreneurship support, philanthropic advisory to funders, strategy development in CSR and ESG at Fortune 500 companies, and facilitating partnerships at international organisations, including the World Economic Forum. A global citizen at heart, Vivian has lived and worked in nine countries across three continents, giving her a unique perspective on migrant labour issues. She is passionate about dignified work, economic mobility, and financial inclusion. She holds an MBA from INSEAD as well as bachelors and masters degrees from Stanford University. 


Vivian is excited to leverage ethical market solutions to address forced labour in the migrant recruitment sector in Asia.

Lidia Garcia

Director of Strategy

Lidia joined the Fair team as a volunteer, and through the years has held the positions of Program Manager, General Manager of the Fair Employment Agency (FEA), and Advisor to the Board of Directors. She spent two years in Sweden in development cooperation and public policy before her passion towards gender equality and migration issues brought her back to the Fair Employment Foundation. As Director of Strategy, Lidia believes in the potential of social businesses to solve pressing world issues. She is keenly aware of the challenges in migrant labour recruitment and carries ample experience working in civil society organisations and social businesses in Asia and Europe.

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Hannah Kitching

Finance and Compliance Officer 

Hannah informs operational decisions at the Fair Employment Foundation and its entities with financial analysis, compliance and monitoring. She completed a business degree at Auckland University majoring in accountancy and draws upon her experience from a range of industries including architecture, health and education. Through her work, Hannah hopes to bolster the Foundation’s strategies to end the forced labour for migrant workers.

Rachael Ma

Development Manager

Rachael was inspired by Fair's vision to support the ethical treatment of migrant workers in Asia. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Purdue University, Indiana. With over 10 years of experience in fundraising and communications, Rachael hopes to build upon her skills to help make a lasting difference.

Our Board of Directors

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Tammy Baltz

Tammy Baltz was volunteering for Hong Kong NGO, Helpers for Domestic Helpers, when she saw the opportunity for Fair Employment Foundation to address the root cause of forced labour. Having spent over a decade providing legal support to domestic workers who had been overcharged by employment agencies, Tammy concluded that only systemic change could stop the revolving door of indebted workers. Tammy has a background as a CPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers and an SAP consultant in the US, Europe and Asia.

Co-Chair of the Board of Directors
Jennifer Meehan
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Co-Chair of the Board of Directors

Jennifer Meehan joined Fair Employment Foundation just a few months after its set up, inspired by the vision to address - at scale - the root causes of forced labour. Jennifer has focused her career on the empowerment of the most marginalized communities in Asia and beyond, with a focus on business approaches to social change. She worked with Grameen Foundation from 2005 to 2013 where her last role was co-head of Global Programs and Asia Regional CEO.

Kimberley Cole
Board Director

Kimberly Cole is a global business executive with over 20 years in senior leadership roles in financial services and technology. Kimberly is also passionate about inspiring and connecting women to be bold, to extend themselves and to take risks. She founded the Risky Women network and podcast, Risky Women Radio and Women in Finance Asia network for professional women. She is a staunch advocate for stopping modern-day slavery. During her time at Reuters and Thomson Reuters, she co-founded Trust Forum Asia and the Stop Slavery Summit - platforms for action to put slavery out of business and has worked closely with NGO Partners, government and industry to address this crime looking closely at how data and technology can be used as solutions.

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Joanne Oswin
Board Director

Joanne Oswin and her family are actively involved in the Hong Kong community and have a number of charities whose work and purpose they promote and support. She is honoured to have the opportunity to support the Fair Employment Foundation in its mission to establish an ethical market solution to help solve the world's forced labour problem. Joanne joined Fair in 2018, after 28 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). For several years prior to her retirement from PwC, she held the position of Chief Operating Officer for PwC China, where she led multi-faceted teams that scaled operational and governance capabilities that supported dramatic sustained business-wide profitable growth.

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Lynnette Sarno

Lynnette Sarno is the Global Head of Human Resources at Macquarie Group. Macquarie Group is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Prior to her current role, Lynnette served as its Chief Operating Officer, Asia and Regional Head of Human Resources, Asia based in Hong Kong and Head of Employee Relations, Americas, based in New York. Prior to joining Macquarie, Lynette was a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP where she was a labour employment lawyer representing multi -national corporations. Lynnette has served as an officer and director at various non-profit organizations in the US and Hong Kong.

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Mathew Gollop

Mat has been a long time supporter of Fair and also serves on the board of Fair Employment Agency Limited. He joined the FEA board in 2017, inspired by the vision to address the issue of exploitative recruitment with market based solutions. Mat has worked in the recruitment industry for over 20+ years and is the Managing Director of ConnectedGroup, a 50+ person executive search and recruitment business covering a wide range of industries and functions. He also runs low-bono talent searches for Hong Kong-based charities through Recruit4Good and is an active member of the not-for- profit community.

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Oliver Welch

Oliver was introduced to Fair when it was just at the idea stage and has supported its mission to end the forced labour of migrant workers in Asia ever since. Oliver is a partner in the Hong Kong and Singapore offices of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. His area of expertise is in compliance and anti-corruption issues. He regularly counsels multinational corporations regarding their anti-corruption compliance programs, frequently advising clients throughout the Asia region on anti-corruption due diligence in connection with corporate acquisitions, private equity investments, and other business transactions.

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