Volunteer sector leadership

Peter Kwok

Member since 2023

Occupation: Chair at UK Federation of Chinese Professionals

I wish to address and find solutions for issues that matter the most to our multicultural communities by working with cross-disciplinary leaders at the Young Academy.


Peter is a diaspora community developer. He has been assisting in the Community Sector for 20 years. Peter endeavours to promote advocacy on diverse challenges diasporas and migrants are facing to further community cohesion.

He advised on a number of national and regional advisory groups on cross-country partnership, East and Southeast Asian communities, community safety, diaspora engagement, business and Chinese language.

Peter has been supporting more than 10 diaspora organisations and charities across the world. He lives in London and enjoys going back to Edinburgh where he grew up after migrating from Hong Kong, China. He is an award winning alumnus of Cranfield University and a graduate from Imperial College.

Peter was on the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Honour list for his services to East and South East Asian communities.


  • Climate change
  • Cross-cultural and international education
  • Cross-sector skill sharing
  • EDI process improvements
  • Holistic approach
  • Human migration
  • International engagement
  • Social change
  • Societal impact of research
  • Sustainability