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Dee Poon is the Managing Director of Brands and Distribution of Esquel Group, a global leading textile and apparel manufacturer with operations located worldwide. In 2014, Dee was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and designated a Fellow of Aspen Institute’s China Fellowship Program. She's a member of the Asia Advisory Board at Christies, also on the Advisory Committee of Harvard University Asia Center (Cambridge, MA) and the Global Steering Committee of Social Entrepreneurship for Sexual Health (HK & London). She is on the board of Esquel - Y.L. Yang Education Foundation (HK). Dee also sits on the International Council of the Tate (London, UK), the Performance Committee at the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York), the International Council of The Museum of Modern Art (New York). She serves on the boards of the China Arts Foundation (Beijing & New York), and is on the China Advisory Council at Lincoln Center (New York). Before joining Esquel, Dee was an Editor-at-Large for iLook Magazine and a featured columnist for Modern Weekly. She was listed on Forbes Asia’s “12 to Watch” list in 2013. Dee graduated from Harvard College in 2004 with a BA in philosophy.