Directory

Find out the who, what,

and where of the FACP Governors

 
 

Executive Board 2020-2022

VICE CHAIR

HARDY YONG XIANG

Beijing

Vice Dean, Institute for Cultural Industries

Peking University

Hardy Xiang is a Professor of the School of Arts at Peking University, where he gained his Ph.D. in Management and MA in Arts Administration. His academic interest focuses on cultural and creative industries (CCIs), management of the arts and human resources development. Since 2010, Xiang has been the Honorary Visiting Professor at London Metropolitan University, and also Guest Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 2019.

 

Awarded one of the top 10 Excellent Scholars of CCIs in China, Xiang has worked as a senior consultant to the government, companies and institutions as well as the UN Conference on Trade and Development. He is a joint founder of the International Association of Culture and Creative Industries.

VICE CHAIR 

IN-GUN PARK

Seoul

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Representative

Daegu Opera House

Having worked in the sector for over 30 years, Park has extensive experience of managing arts groups and venues in Korea such as Seoul Chungmu Art Hall, Gyeonggi Arts Center, Incheon Culture & Arts Center, KBS Symphony Orchestra and Busan Cultural Center. With his exceptional leadership, he has recently been appointed as the Representative of Daegu Opera House. As a veteran of performing arts, Park also holds the position of Honorary President at the Performing Arts Management Association of Korea.

CHAIRMAN

JOE ROSLI SIDEK

Kuala Lumpur

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Director

Joe Sidek Productions

Best known as director of the George Town Festival (GTF), Joe Sidek has established himself as one of Malaysia’s strong advocates for the arts. GTF is an annual month-long festival that turns the town into a brilliant canvas for local and international performances, visual arts, culture, and community-infused activities.

 

VICE CHAIR

CHRIS MILLADO

Manila

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Vice President and Artistic Director

Cultural Center of the Philippines

Chris Millado earned a Masters degree in Performance Studies from New York University and has taught courses in Theater Arts, Performance Studies and Philippine Studies. He spearheaded the organization of Filipino-American theater companies in the U.S., where he held a Fellowship with the DeVos Institute for Arts Management at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

 

Some of the Festivals he has curated include: the annual Pasinaya CCP Open House Festival, Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, International Theater Festival, National Theater Festival, the International Choral Festival, among others. An accomplished stage director and playwright, his works have been produced in Manila, San Francisco, Chicago, Hawaii, and New York. He currently oversees the programming of the Cultural Center of the Philippines and its nine Resident Companies.

VICE CHAIR 

JUN-ICHI NIHEI

Tokyo

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President and CEO

Japan Arts Corporation

As an artist agent, Jun-ichi Nihei has been involved in bringing many of the world’s most acclaimed orchestras, opera and ballet companies, soloists and conductors to Japan and other countries in Asia, as well as managing the career of many musicians. Nihei also works as Executive Producer of the Japan Paderewski Association, Director of the Japan Association of Classical Music Presenters, and Director of the Japan Music Foundation JESC.  He has advised numerous corporations regarding contributions to society through culture and the arts.

TREASURER 

JOHANNES MUELLER

Singapore

Director

msm-productions (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Johannes Mueller has been an active recording producer for over 25 years. Working with Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) since 2004 has led to the founding of his Singapore-based company, msm-productions, in 2011 to better serve the Asian markets with his specialist expertise of music media production. Further recording activities in Asia have brought him to Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing and Taipei. Since 2015, Mueller has been assigned to be the Recording Producer of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra for their Music Director, Valery Gergiev. In 2020, SSO renewed its contract with msm-productions to operate Rose Studio at Victoria Concert Hall.

EXECUTIVE MEMBER

LYNN YAU

Hong Kong

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CEO
The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection (AFTEC)

Under the leadership of Lynn Yau, the arts-in-education work of AFTEC has been recognised locally and overseas: a Top 10 High Impact NGO from PwC, a Best Practice model from the Korean Arts and Cultural Education Services, and the Arts Education award presented twice by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. It has also pioneered Relaxed Theatre for young people with Autism spectrum disorders and learning challenges.

 

Yau is a Hong Kong Scholar to the Clore Leadership Programme 2010-11 and was commended by the Home Affairs Bureau in 2012 for her outstanding contribution in arts education to Hong Kong. She is keen on research and has presented her paper From Inception to Insight — A Learning Theatre™ at Work at various conferences.

VICE CHAIR 

JOYCE CHIOU

Taipei

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General and Artistic Director

National Taichung Theater

With a thorough background in both music and theater, Joyce Chiou has an impressive track record in arts production, curation, and international affairs. Being the Executive Director (2006-2018) of Taiwan Philharmonic, the National Symphony Orchestra, she had successfully established its acclaimed international reputation by taking the orchestra on tour in Europe and the USA for a dozen times. In June 2018, Chiou commenced her tenure at National Taichung Theater (NTT) as General and Artistic Director. Under her leadership, NTT has become a culture hub of both local communities and international outreaches, a compelling artistic force in Asian performing arts circle. 

SECRETARY 

MARTIN LOPEZ

Manila

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Director, FEU Center for the Arts

Far Eastern University

Martin Lopez started his own arts management company, SinagTala, to promote Filipinos in classical, choral and ethnic music. As he built his name in the Manila concert circuit, he joined the Board of Trustees of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, becoming the youngest ever to hold the post. He now runs the FEU Center for the Arts, formerly the President's Committee on Culture, at Far Eastern University, actively engaging in nurturing the youth.

Lopez sits on the board of the Association for Cultural Offices in Philippine Educational Institutions, the Friends for Cultural Concerns of the Philippines, the Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc. and the Vallehermoso Helping Hands Foundation.

EXECUTIVE MEMBER 

JANNY HE

Beijing

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Head of Public Relations

Guangzhou Hong Shang Technology Media Company

Janny He had lived in New Zealand for 12 years and worked at Auckland Museum for 8 years. She moved back to China in 2013, and since then has been responsible for assisting and gathering FACP Governors and members from the Guangdong area to participate at the annual conferences. Since 2014, He has been in charge of arranging over 800 live performances, concerts, music festivals and conventions in different venues, arenas, concert halls, and theaters. At present, He focuses on commercial performance business and multi-channel network, which involve government approval paper submission and presentation of domestic and international artists.

 
 
 
 
 
 

FACP GOVERNORS for 2020

Bangkok

Ms Atchara Tejapaibul

Bangkok Symphony Orchestra Foundation
- Director and Secretary General

Beijing

Ms Jixin CHEN

Ms Janny HE *

Mr Xinhui JIA

Dr Haibo SANG

Prof Hardy Yong XIANG *

Beijing Times New Century Entertainment

- Chairperson

Guangzhou Hong Shang Technology Media Company
- Head of Public Relations

Beijing Trade Association for Performances

- Secretary-General

China Conservatory of Music 

- Director, Faculty of Music

Hong Kong

Mr Paul TAM

Ms Margaret YANG 

Ms Lynn YAU *

West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

- Executive Director, Performing Arts

Kuala Lumpur

Mr Joe SIDEK *

Joe Sidek Productions 

- Managing Director

Macau

Ms Christina Ting MA

Manila

Ms Maria Isabel LEGARDA

Mr Martin LOPEZ *

Mr Chris MILLADO *

Ms Glorife SAMODIO

Mr Raul SUNICO

Far Eastern University 

- Director, FEU Center for the Arts

Cultural Center of the Philippines 

- Vice President and Artistic Director

De La Salle University 

- Culture and Arts Director

St. Paul University 

- Department Head, College of Music and the Performing Arts

Seoul

Ms Dahee CHUNG

Mr Sun-Goo JUNG

Ms Ji Hee LEE

Mr In-Gun PARK *

Ms Bomi YOON

CREDIA Projects - Tour Manager

A&A - President

Art Tech - CEO

Daegu Opera House

- Representative

Bom Arts Project - CEO / Producer

Singapore

Mr Christopher CHEONG

Mr Johannes MUELLER *

Orchestra of the Music Makers 

- Chairman, Artistic Development Committee

Taipei

Mr Wen-Pin CHIEN

Ms Joyce CHIOU *

Mr Po Yun HSU

Ms Lucia LIN

Mr Austin WANG

National Taichung Theater 

- General and Artistic Director

Tokyo

Mr Seikoh FUKUDA #

Mr Jun-ichi NIHEI *

Mr Junji OHNO

Mr Masami SHIGETA

Mr Kyosuke SHIMOYAKAWA

Japan Arts Corporation 

- President and CEO

Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
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Managing Director / Executive Director

Aspen Incorporated 

- Chairman of the Board and CEO

American Liaison

Mr William BARKHYMER

New York Harlem Productions

- Artistic and Music Director

European Liaison

Mr John BICKLEY

International Business Development: Arts and Media, United Kingdom

- Consultant