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Johnny Luk

Author of The Grad Job Game and 2009 Junior British Rowing Champion.

Johnny is the co-founder of FAiL Night and former CEO of the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs. Johnny was also a Microsoft Venture Judge and the London Mayor's Low Carbon Judge.

Before, he was a Aid to the Director of the Conservative Friends of the Chinese, Senior Policy Advisor in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Deputy Head of Strategic Operations for Entrepreneurship in UK Trade & Investment, leading a six country investment roadshow in Europe.

He is the author of 'The Grad Job Game'​, which was serialised by 'The Chinese Weekly'​. Johnny is in the 'Visible Chinese'​ index for high achievers in British Chinese culture.

Johnny graduated from Durham University and briefly worked in KPMG. He was awarded a dissertation prize on colorectal cancer and graduated with a Natural Sciences degree in Biology, Business and Geography. Johnny was the Representative Chair in Durham University and its former Livers'​ Out Officer. He also won the 'Durham Award' for his community service.

Passionate in sports, Johnny was the 2009 National Schools Rowing Gold Medallist and Captain of Rowing. He has a boat named in his honour. At school he was a Senior Prefect and interim House Captain. He is the two-time House Champion in Debating and recipient of the Junior Debating Prize. At the age of 8, he won the junior regional checkers championships in the Netherlands.

Johnny lived in four countries, can speak English, Cantonese and Mandarin and has an interest in writing, smiling and meeting passionate people.