Mr Stephen Ng, MBE 吳呂南先生, MBE

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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.