Our Team


Dr. Yvonne Becher

Chief Executive | Director, Programme Development & Learning

Dr. Yvonne Becher brings an extensive background as an experienced and distinguished child psychologist to her current roles at the CDC.

Jackie Lau

Director, Finance and Operations

Jackie is a certified accountant with extensive experience in managing finance, administration and operations in both commercial and non-profit making organisations.

Louise Kirkman

Controller - Risk & Compliance

A long-standing CDC staff member since 1999, Louise has experience working both inside and outside of the classroom setting in the CDC.

Julie Giles

Assistant Director, Programme Development & Learning | Speech and Language Therapist

Having worked as a Speech and Language Therapist at the CDC since 1999, Julie’s role now focuses on developing and supporting the development of the Centre’s programmes and staff with her extensive skills and experience in working with young children and families.

Serene Cheong

Occupational Therapy Team Leader | Occupational Therapist

Having extensive experience in occupational therapy in Hong Kong and Singapore, Serene helps children with additional needs to gain confidence in learning and supports parents to engage in positive parenting.

Yvonne So

ABA Programme Development Leader

Yvonne is one of the few specialists in Hong Kong who has been awarded the Board Certified Behaviour Analyst status.

Christine Li

Special Educational Needs Teacher

As a Special Educational Needs Teacher at the CDC, Christine is passionate about encouraging learning through fun activities. She also believes that teachers should seek the most appropriate ways to facilitate learning for each individual child.

Shirley Ng

Special Educational Needs Teacher

Motivated by the work of the CDC, Shirley values seeing her students making progress throughout their learning journey and is committed to utilising her specialised knowledge to maximise their development.

Marry Schmeing

Special Needs Educator

Born and educated in the Philippines, Marry is a Special Needs Educator at the CDC.

Eliza Wong

Special Child Care Worker

Eliza pursues her goal of helping more children with individual needs to receive the appropriate early intervention education they require.

Cameron Dalling

Occupational Therapist

Cameron is passionate about working with young children and their families and has a special interest in premature babies as well as fostered/adopted children and their families.

Coley Yeung

Occupational Therapist

With well over 10 years of occupational therapy experience, Coley is a well-rounded therapist who has a wealth of knowledge in working with young children with individual needs.

Natalie Cheng

Occupational Therapist

Natalie joined the CDC bringing her passion for helping children and their families lead a full life and function independently.

Jenessa Fan

Speech & Language Therapist

Jenessa aims to make therapy a place where children and families feel comfortable, safe, and have their voices heard.

May Law

Educational Psychologist

Having broad work experience as an educational psychologist, May is committed to providing all-round services to the children in need at the CDC.

Michelle Li

Educational Psychologist

With her training in Hong Kong and the U.K., Michelle is passionate about providing professional and comprehensive support to children in order to help them recognise and develop their strengths and achieve their potential.

Karen Tse

Programme Manager

Karen has 10 years solid experience in working with children with learning difficulties. She joined the CDC in 2017 and was appointed to the role of Programme Manager in 2021.


Bonnie Woo

Admissions & Operations Manager

Eric Poon

Admissions & Administration Officer

Zoe Cho

Admissions & Administration Officer

Christine Ng

Community Development Manager

Chiranjiv Wasan

Multimedia Design Officer

Jam Yim

Communications Officer

Crystal Lam

Community Development Officer

Siu Wah Lui


Lai Fun Tsang


Yuli Yu

Senior Human Resources Officer