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Mary Suen

Design Thinking Senior Instructor

Founder and Executive Chairman of the Chief Happiness Officer Association

Co-founder and Chief Happiness Officer of Hong Kong CHO Limited

Mary Suen is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the CHO Association. Mary has extensive experience in talent management; she believes that invisible leaders will be the future leadership trend by empowering employees to unleash their talents and be self-motivated in working towards the company’s goal, such that organizations can overcome business challenges in the highly competitive market.

She is passionate in applying design thinking methods to inspire personal and corporate innovations. Mary has completed various design-thinking related certification programmes, including Luma Institute Certified Practitioner of Human-Centered Design, MIT’s Approach to Design Thinking and IDEO Foundation in Creative Leadership, etc.

Mary has hosted “Let happiness go into companies” design thinking workshop, helping companies to formulate innovative happiness solutions. In line with the people-oriented design spirit, Mary cares about people’s needs to achieve the realization of technology and business solutions.

Besides, she is passionate about helping individuals, organizations, and communities to learn and grow. With her experiences, she can influence and inspire creative efforts. She is currently devoted to advocating the Chief Happiness Officer Movement in Hong Kong.
Mary joined Hong Kong CHO Limited as a co-founder in 2021 prior to setting up CHOA. Before devoting her time to Hong Kong CHO Limited, Mary was the Senior Director of Corporate Culture & Talent Development at Stan Group (Holdings) Limited. She cultivates people to become passionate and self-driven talents through cultural transformation.

Mary believes that Employee happiness is one of the vital business strategies, and pleasure in the workplace has become a valid concern for both employees and management alike. She aspires to reach the goal by applying a series of values or principles to each interaction with the employee.

She communicates effectively, conveys a unified vision and mission, and promotes a happy environment in the organization.