Award for Excellence in Training and Development 2023 - Briefing Session

Award for Excellence in Training and Development 2023 - Briefing Session


Join us at the Award Briefing Session to understand more about 2023 Training Award judging criteria, award format and process. The session is also a great occasion to learn successful experiences and winning tips from our 2022 Campaign Award and the Trainer of the Year winners.

It is time to give recognition to outstanding training and development programmes and trainers in your organization. Come and network with like-minded HR professionals!

Information at a Glance




Remark on Fees:

Participation fees for Campaign Awards as well as one special award will be waived for applicants with less than 100 employees in Hong Kong.



Mode of Delivery:

Face-to-face / Online


Mr Anthony Rushton
Chairman, Organizing Committee 2023
Award for Excellence in Training and Development;
Global Head of Learning Delivery and Regional Head of Learning
Asia-Pacific, Human Resources

Mr Anthony Rushton has over 35 years of experience with HSBC. For the first 15 years of his career he undertook a wide variety of senior front line roles within corporate and retail banking. For the last twenty years, he has specialized in Learning and Development.
Mr Anthony Rushton has worked on many strategic global projects which gave him an excellent and in depth understanding of different businesses in numerous countries. He is presently Regional Head of Learning for Asia Pacific and responsible for leading regional-wide Learning Design, Development and Delivery teams across 19 geographies.

Ms Rita Lee
Member, Organizing Committee 2023
Award for Excellence in Training and Development;
Director, Human Resources
Adidas Hong Kong Limited

Ms Rita Lee has over 20 years of experience in strategic HR partnership, talent development, change and crisis management across APAC. With her expensive exposure to partner with the business to drive various HR initiatives strategically, she is currently appointed as Director, Human Resources of Adidas Hong Kong to drive the people agenda and shape the organization to attract, develop and retain the talent to enable business success.

2022 Training Award - Campaign Award Silver Winner;
2018 Trainer of the Year
Assistant General Manager, Talent & Development
Hongkong Land

Building on more than three decades of experience as an award-winning consultant and executive, Dr Lo’s expertise ranges across driving human capital and talent strategy; and leading culture and organizational change. His industry experience encompasses hospitality, financial services, healthcare, management consulting, education, and real estate in the Asia Pacific and Greater China.

Ms Sarah Kwong
2022 Trainer of the Year
Award for Excellence in Training and Development 2022;
Senior Learning and Development Manager, Insurance Academy
HSBC Life (International) Limited

Sarah is a seasoned Learning and Development Professional with extensive experience in designing learning curriculum to meet strategic business goals across different industries in APAC regions. She is currently with HSBC Life as a Senior Learning and Development Manager, with a track record of sales force development, training design, talent development and cultural building for all levels of staff in HK and Macau.
Sarah is passionate about supporting people’s growth in line with their career development and succession, and she truly enjoys learning new things and generating innovative solutions to drive business!



Grace Lau
Phone: 2774 8529
Ashley Wong
Phone: 2774 8560


Grace Sit
Phone: 2774 8515