May LAM-Kobayashi

General Manager, Public Affairs, Swire Properties, HK

May joined Swire Properties in 2011.  In her current role, she is responsible for the operation and strategic direction of the company’s corporate communication.

May spent close to ten years in the airline industry before joining Swire Properties. She was Head of Corporate Communication at Dragonair, and worked for Cathay Pacific Airways as Corporate Communications Manager, responsible for international media relations before she joined its sister airline.

Prior to embarking upon her career in corporate communication, May was in the broadcasting field, working as a programme host and producer at Metro Radio in Hong Kong and at CHMB AM1320 in Vancouver, Canada.

May received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication at the University of Washington and a Master in Public Administration at Seattle University.