Kevin Thompson, OBE
Kevin Thompson assumed Directorship of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2004. He was chair of the ELIA International Leadership Symposium at the Getty Center in Los Angeles in 2003; of its 2007 Leadership Symposium in Hong Kong; and the Clore Cultural Leadership Programme in Hong Kong.
In addition to his duties as Director of the Academy, Kevin is Chairman of EXCEL Company Ltd, the Academy’s extension and continuing education program; he served as an International Advisor for the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art on World Expo 2010, and on the Board of the French Consulate’s Association Culturelle, for Le French May. He was made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2011, for services to the Arts and to UK/Hong Kong cultural exchanges.