Dee Poon

Member of the Board

President, Brands and Retailing

Tessellation Group

Dee is the President of Brands and Retailing for Tessellation Group, of which she also serves as a Director.

Dee is a board member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and M Plus Museum Limited. She sits on the Hong Kong Trade Development Council's Hong Kong–Europe Business Council and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Esquel-Y.L.Yang Education Foundation and Asia House, as well as the Board of Mind HK. She is also a member of The Conference Board's Asia Corporate Leadership Council, the International Advisory Committee of Harvard University's Asia Center, the Family Advisory Council of the Ownership Project at Oxford Saïd, and the Global Steering Committee of Social Entrepreneurship to Spur Health. In 2014, Dee was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and also designated a Fellow of the Aspen Institute's China Fellowship Program.

Actively engaged in the arts, Dee sits on the International Council of the Tate, and the International Council of The Museum of Modern Art(New York).She serves as the Council Member of the China Arts Foundation and Board of Directors for Asia Art Archive. Her 42-second short film "An Exercise in Futility,"shot as part of 42x42, was screened at the Beijing International Film Festival as well as the Cannes Film Festival.

Before joining Tessellation, Dee was the President of Brands and Distribution at Esquel Group. She was also an Editor-at-Large for iLook Magazine and a featured columnist for Modern Weekly, where she wrote about sustainability. Her 2008 pop-up retail venture DYSEMEVAS was one of the first to highlight the emerging Chinese design scene outside of China.

Dee graduated from Harvard University in 2004 with a BA in philosophy.