Jay co-founded Clockenflap Music & Arts Festival in 2007 and acted as co-Festival Director until 2014, after which time he focused exclusively as Artistic Director. Pioneering the festival format in Hong Kong, and cementing the Clockenflap brand internationally, Jay’s unique curatorial and programming approach spans both the visual and performing arts. With a mind for relevance and authenticity, he delivers engaging and immersive arts programs; transforming the nature of the audience, from spectator to explorer.
Clockenflap’s meteoric growth has been fueled by a clear vision, an unwavering desire for quality and the growing appetite of our audience. Clockenflap has evolved to become one of the most respected and innovative festivals in the region, catering to audiences of all kinds of interests, professions, ages and cultures, including contemporary music aficionados, families, multi-disciplinary arts fans and international visitors.
Jay holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Graphic Design, and a Masters of Sociology from Hong Kong University. In 2015, he became a Fellow of the Advanced Cultural Leadership Program.