In the first Speaker’s Forum event for 2018, Harrow Hong Kong is looking forward to welcoming ultra-marathon runner and charity fundraiser Matt Pocock.
A graduate of International Economics at the University of the West of England, Matt worked in sports marketing, hospitality and sponsorship at major global sporting events including the Rugby World Cup, Euro 2008 and Wimbledon. He has worked for business networking platform LinkedIn since 2015.
Matt ran his first marathon in 2007 and the first of many ultra-marathons in 2011, including a 250km stage race across the Gobi Desert.
In December 2017, Matt ran over 300kms from the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, to Siem Reap raising over GBP 55,000 for the Temple Garden Foundation.
TGF works in partnership with local rural communities in Cambodia and aims to be a catalyst for sustainable development and change.
Pupils, parents and staff are invited to learn about Matt’s challenge and, more importantly, about what kind of impact charities like TGF have on communities in countries like Cambodia.
Date: Wednesday 10 January 2018
Location: 5F MPR, Harrow Hong KongFor further information, or if parents wish to offer future Speaker’s Forum opportunities, please contact Ms. Nikki Woodroffe, Deputy Head Extra Curricular and External Relationships.