APACD Announces Hong Kong Chapter Co-Chair

APACD22nd June 2022

APACD Hong Kong Chapter announces new co-chair, Nifraz Rifaz, following Claire Hopkins' move to agency side.

APACD’s Hong Kong Chapter has welcomed new co-chair; Nifraz Rifaz, taking over from Claire Hopkins, who recently joined Edelman.

Like APACD’s other local chapters, in Australia, Singapore and India, the Hong Kong chapter serves to drive the organisation’s grassroots efforts, facilitating insights, meetings and group activities. The Hong Kong Chapter continues to develop current initiatives including the Sustainable Communications Programme as well as take the chapter forward in new directions.

Nifraz Rifaz is a senior strategic communications professional with 16 years of experience in transforming market reputation and cultural behavior by creating innovative change communication strategies for financial services, information technology services, and non-profits in Hong Kong, London, and Colombo.

Nifraz is senior manager, communications business partnerships, Asia-Pacific at Iron Mountain. Prior to Iron Mountain, Nifraz held several senior communications roles at HSBC.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, Advertising and Public Relations from Edinburgh Napier University. Nifraz is based in Hong Kong.

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