Simon Wait – Partner
Simon has more than 25 years’ experience in publishing and communications, including spells as sports editor of newspapers in England and Bermuda. Recently a content manager for TOM Group, and before that manager of publications at the Hong Kong Tourism Board, Simon began his career in journalism and media relations on newspapers in the UK, including several national dailies. Simon moved to Hong Kong in 1993 and has worked for the Eastern Express, South China Morning Post and Agence France-Presse. Before setting up Two Up Front, Simon gained extensive account management experience with Asiawide Media, working on accounts as diverse as Coca-Cola, National Geographic, Toys’R'Us, Reader’s Digest and International Financial Services.
Niall Donnelly – Partner
Niall has worked as a journalist for 28 years and has lived in Hong Kong since 1989. He has vast knowledge of the Hong Kong, greater China and Asian sports scenes, having been sports editor of the South China Morning Post and, before that, the Eastern Express. He has also worked in broadcast journalism with Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), edited books and magazines for the Asian Football Confederation and ESPN STAR Sports, and served on the Laureus World Sports Awards Media Board, an international consultancy group made up of independent sports experts.
Gary Ku – Chinese Editor
A self-confessed sports fantatic, Gary has been team leader on numerous publishing and PR projects for Two Up Front, including Rugby Talk magazine, the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, the Hong Kong Le Mans motor racing team and the UBS Hong Kong Open golf championship. With more than 10 years of media and PR experience to call on, as well as excellent translation skills, he has built up an impressive sports-based career portfolio. He is also enthusiastic about contributing his time and talents to non-profit organisations and events, such as the annual Oxfam Trailwalker, for which he has been recognised with an award from Hong Kong’s Agency For Voluntary Service.