Ms. Jean Sung
Jean Sung is Head of The Philanthropy Centre, Asia for J.P. Morgan Private Bank.
Prior to joining The Philanthropy Centre, Jean was Head of Global Philanthropy for JPMorgan Chase in Asia Pacific (2006-2013), managing the firm’s corporate giving in 13 Asian countries. In this role, Jean developed programs and services designed to develop livelihood and workforce skills. She implemented these programs with non-profits and multi-lateral partners. She also developed and initiated country specific needs assessments. This included KPIs, budgets and timelines to respond to social needs with programs and services aligned with the company’s corporate giving strategy and focus in economic development, financial empowerment and workforce development.
As Head of The Philanthropy Centre, Asia for J.P. Morgan Private Bank, Jean works with clients and their families to enhance philanthropic impact nationally, regionally and globally by offering strategic and innovative advice, thought leadership and learning opportunities. The philanthropy advisory assists philanthropists across Asia to develop, articulate and strengthen their giving strategies as well as determine giving vehicles and structures that would be most effective and efficient.
Jean is recognized for her ability to identify social gaps, customize collaborative alliances with multilaterals and cross-sector organizations, and connect like-minded peer groups. She serves as Board Governor of Bai Xian Asia Institute, Executive Committee Member of Outward Bound, and Executive Committee Member of Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children.
She is fluent in English, Mandarin, Shanghainese and Cantonese.