Mr Stephen Ng, MBE 吳呂南先生， MBE
|Date||15 November 2013||Interviewed by||Ben Fielden|
|Language||English||Audio Edited by||Ben Fielden|
|Venue||Islington Chinese Association|
Stephen Lui Nam Ng was born and bred in Hong Kong. He received his education at Hong Kong University, City University and SOAS, University of London. Stephen has worked as a Youth Worker; Script Writer; Assistant Housing Officer and Assistant Cultural Manager in Hong Kong. In the UK he has worked as a Community Worker; Journalist and Travel Consultant.
Stephen joined the Islington Chinese Association (ICA) in 1991 as a part time Elderly Worker. He left this post to become a journalist in 2005 and was also elected the Chairman of ICA for 4 years between 2005 and 2009. He is now a part-time Community Worker at ICA with the title Chinese Concern Project Coordinator. He is also currently the Honorary Secretary of ICA.
He is a pro-democratic activist, who first ran the London Marathon in 2006 in five and half hours, raising £7,000 for the ICA Capital Fund. He also completed part of the Walk of Life from Land's End to John O'Groats on 1 May 2007, to raise fund for ICA. He completed 2/3 of the whole journey of 1,111 miles within 28 days.
Stephen was also a part time Interpreter for the West Midland Police, Copy Writer and a Special Police Constable for the Metropolitan Police from 2007-2013. Stephen received the MBE in the New Year 2012 for contribution to the Chinese Community in London.