Kitty Poon was the Managing Director of fashion accessories manufacturer Island Group for over 20 years. She led over 1000 employees, overseeing production, marketing, product design and development and merchandising. Her own brand “Tiff & Tiffy”, has enjoyed a prestigious reputation in Europe, and her products are also sold in US department stores such as Nordstrom and Lord and Taylor.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Kitty went to the United States to pursue college education. Kitty had long decided to combine the best of these cultures and make the most of her life. She received her Bachelor degree in hotel management from the University of Houston.
Before she devoted herself full time to social service, Kitty was engaged in projects helping Left-behind Children in mainland China. She established her own charity platform LoveXpress Foundation in 2013 and was registered as a non-profit charity in 2015. Kitty is a firm believer that love and compassion are innate in most people, and with determination and perseverance, the collective energy generated can genuinely impact communities in need.
Kitty’s passion and visionary foresight in design and creation, combined with the knowledge and experience gained in manufacturing, and her staunch signature of love and perseverance have found the perfect synergy in the field of charity.