Born in Hong Kong, Jason Y. Ng is a globe-trotter who spent his entire adult life in Italy, the United States and Canada before returning to his birthplace to rediscover his roots. He is a full-time lawyer, a magazine columnist and a resident blogger for the South China Morning Post. His social commentary blog As I See It and leisure review site The Real Deal have attracted a cult following.
Jason has been featured at the Hong Kong Book Fair and the Hong Kong International Literary Festival. He has been profiled in Time Out, The Sun, SCMP, various other publications and numerous overseas blogs. Jason speaks frequently at local universities and art festivals. In addition to being a writer, he is also a social activist. He is an ambassador for Shark Savers’ FINished With FINs campaign and an outspoken supporter of foreign domestic helpers, new immigrants and other minority groups in Hong Kong.
Jason’s day job and personal interests make him a frequent traveler: over the years, he has visited over 100 cities in more than 35 countries. In 2011, he was named “Man of the Year” by Elle Men magazine, and in 2013 he was keynote speaker at the Harvard Club Book Prize award ceremony. He lives in Hong Kong.