Jeffrey Andrews

Refugee Rights Activist

An Indian by descent, Hong Kong-born and raised and one of the first ethnic minority registered social workers in Hong Kong. Committed to helping refugees and minority rights, in 2014 he travelled to the United Nations in Geneva to speak about the issues of segregated schools. He has received The Secretary for Home Affairs' Commendation awarded in recognition of his dedicated service and outstanding contributions to the enhancement of racial harmony and integration to Hong Kong. Recently he has been selected as 2019 JCI Top Outstanding young persons and also 2019 Cathay Pacific’s Change Makers award and in 2020, his beloved football team Manchester United recognized him as one of 7 Global heroes. He has been with Christian Action’s Centre for refugees in Chungking mansions for 12 years.