Our Board of Governors
Board Chair Raj Chandaria has served as a member of Branksome Hall Canada's Board of Governors for over a decade, most recently as Chair and previously serving on the Strategic Planning, Audit and Property Committees before joining as Chair of Branksome Hall Asia. Since 2009, Raj has been the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of Aegis Logistics Ltd., an oil, gas and chemical logistics company operating in India. Raj has extensive international business experience in start-ups, turnarounds and private equity companies in South East Asia, Africa, U.K., US and Canada. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Questrom School of Business, Boston University, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics. Raj is the father of a recent Branksome Hall graduate.
Past parent and former Chair of the Branksome Hall Board of Governors in Canada, Wendy Cecil is currently the President of Brookmoor Enterprises, as well as the Chancellor of Victoria University in the University of Toronto, Chair of the Governors’ Council of St. Michael’s Hospital, and an Associate Senior Fellow of Massey College. In 2005, to honour her retirement as Chair of the Branksome Hall Canada Board, the Wendy M. Cecil Endowed Fund for Athletics was established to provide ongoing funding to enhance athletic programs and facilities at Branksome Hall Canada. Ms Cecil also holds a Bachelor of Arts and an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LDD) from the University of Toronto. She resides in Toronto, Canada.
Monica Chang is the parent of a current Branksome Hall Canada student. She is Founder and CEO of SAN Korean Kitchen based in California. Ms Chang has served on several charitable organizations including Eat to the Beat; an event supporting women with breast cancer, Kids Internet Safety Alliance (KINSA) fundraising committee; an organization that protects children from the negative aspects of the Internet that harm young people, and Access Community Capital Fund; for individuals who are unable to access traditional banks loan and help receive micro-loans. Ms Chang holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Philosophy from Western University and studied Design at OCAD University and Media Arts at Ryerson University. Ms Chang resides in Toronto, Canada and Mill Valley, California.
Sonia Chan Lee ’87
Branksome alumna Sonia CHAN Lee ’87 has practised finance and corporate law in New York City, San Francisco and Tokyo, and currently works in-house at the largest domestic bank in Hong Kong, where her main role is to manage legal risks for the bank. She is licensed as an attorney in New York and California, and as a solicitor in Hong Kong. She is a Board Member of Generations Christian Education, which operates two international kindergartens and two international primary schools in Hong Kong. She also sits on the board of The Child Development Centre in Hong Kong, which provides intervention services to children with individual educational needs. Ms Lee is also the Co-Chair of the Branksome Hall Alumnae Hong Kong Chapter. Ms Lee earned a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor (JD) from Georgetown University Law Center. Ms Lee resides in Hong Kong.
Jongkwan (Josh) Peck
An attorney and partner at the Corporate Group of Lee & Ko in Seoul, South Korea, Josh Peck specializes in the areas of general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and international arbitration. Fluent in English and Korean, Mr. Peck holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from Boston College and a Juris Doctor (JD) from Georgetown University Law Center. He was admitted to the bar in New York State in 1990, and has practiced in Korea throughout his career. He has also contributed his expertise to a number of published international legal guides. Mr. Peck is also the parent of a Branksome Hall Canada student. He resides in Seoul, South Korea.
Sandra Roberts is the mother a student in Branksome Hall Canada and is also a member of the Board of Governors at Branksome Hall Canada. With over 25 years of experience in professional services, Ms. Roberts is a retired partner from PwC LLP and Deloitte LLP, after having led the Public Sector practice for the respective firms, focused on Governance, Strategy & Risk Management, Audit and Advisory services in Toronto. As a senior executive with international experience, a diverse background, she understands organizations with a complex stakeholder structure and has consulted extensively with clients in the education, government, healthcare, and infrastructure-based sectors. Ms. Roberts’ additional board experiences include: Ontario College of Arts and Design (OCAD) University in Toronto - member of the Board of Governors and Finance and Audit Committee; Food Banks Canada-Board member, Treasurer, Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee, and the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada – member of the Board of Directors and Audit and Finance Committee.
Yong Ig Kim
As JEINS CEO, Yong Ig Kim oversees the international schools in the Global Education City (GEC). As former Head of Public Relations at JDC, Mr. Kim has contributed significantly to the development of the GEC. Mr. Kim worked as an attorney at several law firms in the heart of New York City. He has earned an MBA from Columbia University in New York a JD from Brooklyn Law School and holds a Masters in International Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Seoul National University. Mr. Kim has been a Jeju resident for over a decade.
Bradley Moon is a parent of a current Branksome Hall Asia student. For more than 20 years, he has worked as an analyst, venture capitalist, marketing manager, and product manager in Accenture, Hyundai Securities, Microsoft, and Naver, and is currently working as Vice President in SK Telecom. He has served as a board member of ONEStore, a joint company of Korea's three Telcos and Naver, and is also a best-selling author of 3 books on career and persuasion, with 15 years of career consulting experience. He has bachelor’s and master's degree in computer science from Sogang University and KAIST, and is conducting research on human resource management for his Ph.D. degree in business administration.
Boo Chan Kim
Mr. Boo Chan Kim was a member of the Assembly of Korea (2009~2012). He served as the President of the Korean International Law Review Association (2001~2003) and the President of the Korean Society of International Law (KSIL, 2010). He has also served as the President of the Youngnam Association of International Law (2003~2015) and as the Director of the Dokdo Center at the KSIL (2014-2106). Mr. Kim is currently serving as a member of the Committee of the Law of the Sea at the Korean Coast Guard (2008~present). He is currently a member of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), and the International Law Association (ILA).
Chang Yong Yang
Changyong Yang was born and raised in Jeju. He spent quite some time at other regions in Korea and foreign countries for his study. He studied TEFL and Linguistics at the University of Florida. His academic interests go into linguistic research, language education, and interactions between language and culture. At present, he is working at the College of Education, Jeju National University to educate future teachers. In recent years, he makes much effort into the study of endangered languages one of which is Jejueo, the language of Jeju island. With relation to this research, he works as a visiting scholar at the University of Hawaii. He is currently the Dean of the College of Education and the Editor-in-Chief of the Korean Language Research Society.
Peter is a parent of both a current and a past student at Branksome Hall Canada and is a former Board member of Branksome Hall.
Peter is co-head of global banking Asia pacific for HSBC group and resides in Hong Kong. Previously Peter was CEO of Goldman Sachs Canada and a partner with Goldman’s global financial institutions group in New York and Hong Kong.
Young Woon Lee
Yeong Woon Lee was born in Jeju and studied at Jeju National University, Gyeonghee University, Florida State University, Ahmerst College, and Carleton University. He taught English in Jeju for 25 years. He served as a supervisor of the Jeju Provincial Office of Education, for ten years, and worked as Principal, for Jeju Foreign Language High School, Jeju Jungang Girls High School and Wimi Middle School. He also served for the Ministry of Education of Senegal, and the Ministry of Education of Timor-Leste for three years, and as an education expert of The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). He has also worked as a UNESCO representative educator in the Asia Pacific region.