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.

Joan Ng

Teaching Team Leader

A long-term CDC teacher, Joan has a firm belief we must allow each child to learn in their own way.

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.

Veonsie Tsang

Special Educational Needs Teacher

As a teacher with CDC, Veonsie is motivated by being part of a multi-disciplinary team – collaborating across disciplines – to help children develop and become increasingly independent in their thinking and behaviour.

Marry Schmeing

Special Needs Educator

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

Bonnie Lam

Special Child Care Worker

Dedicated to working with children, Bonnie joined the CDC as a Special Child Care Worker. Bonnie believes that gaining children’s trust is essential in supporting them through their learning journey.

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.

Becky Tsui

Classroom Assistant

Following valuable teaching experience in both Australia and Hong Kong, Becky joined the CDC because she wants to be able to give every child an equal opportunity to learn what they deserve to learn.

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.

Sonia Yu

Occupational Therapist

Having graduated and worked in Australia, Sonia found her passion at the CDC working closely with children with special educational needs from diverse backgrounds.

Angela Ma

Speech and Language Therapist

Angela believes that parents’ support and involvement in therapy sessions will help to deliver significant progress in a child’s learning journey.

Annie Ng

Speech & Language Therapist

Annie believes that therapy should be equally meaningful for both children and parents.

Jenny Ho

Speech and Language Therapist

Believing that each child should have an equal opportunity to succeed, Jenny believes that catering for their unique learning needs is essential in order to maximise their achievements.

Sam Chong

Speech and Language Therapist

Sam believes that play is the most effective way to help children engage in learning.

Tim Siu

Social Work Assistant

Through his experience of working with families, Tim believes that it is crucial to provide effective early intervention, in order to ensure children’s development and to foster positive family relationships.

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.

Florence Ng

Behaviour Therapist

Having worked as a paediatric speech pathologist, Florence is determined to utilise her expertise to support the CDC children and engage in further professional development in the field of ABA.

Grace Choi

Behaviour Therapist

Through her studies in psychology and art, Grace integrates both areas and brings a new perspective to her therapy at the CDC.

Karen Tse

Programme Coordination Assistant 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 Integration Assistant Manager in 2019.


Bonnie Woo

Admissions & Operations Manager

Eric Poon

Admissions & Administration Officer

Marley Tang

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


Bik Ling Wan

Senior Accounts Officer

Yuli Yu

Human Resources Officer