In memoriam – Hudson H.F. Chen
HUDSON H.F. CHEN, KC*HS OAM
Beloved Husband of Eveline, Father of Jennifer and Vivien.
Born in Hong Kong, Hudson Chen moved to Australia where he went onto assume many leadership positions in the corporate world, Australian Chinese Community and Catholic Church.
Mr. Chen was a long-standing Patron Adviser of the Australia China Economic Trade and Cultural Association (ACETCA), as well as the Co-ordinator of the NSW Premier’s Chinese Business Roundtable, and the Deputy Chair of the Inaugural Multicultural March Advisory Committee, co-chair of the Liberal party Chinese Council and advisor to many Australian Chinese community groups.
He was Co-Founder of Chinese Catholic Community Inc (CCC), the CCC Language School and Trustee for the CCC Community Homes Ltd. For his tireless contribution to the Catholic Church, he was honoured with a knighthood by the Equestrian Order of Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, earning him the title of Knight Commander Star Hudson Chen.
Hudson’s various charitable contributions, he was Founding Trustee, former Chairman, Vice-Chairman of the influential Australian Chinese Charity Foundation (ACCF), assisting in natural disaster relief, establishing scholarships, trust funds and community projects; a well as being on the Advisory Council of Bridging Hope Foundation.
Mr. Hudson Chen was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2006 in acknowledgement of his outstanding services to the Chinese community of Sydney.
A tireless supporter of charity, research and community wellbeing, Hudson wished for donations to his daughter’s research into blood clots at the ANZAC Research Institute in lieu of flowers.
Please use the following link with “Your Reference” being: “Hudson Chen-your name”
Make a Donation (Bank Transfer)
Account Name: ANZAC Health & Medical Research Foundation
BSB No. 032 275
Account No. 322 857
SWIFT CODE: WPACAU2S
Please use “Hudson Chen-your name” as your reference in the transfer. Please also email firstname.lastname@example.org with your transfer details to receive a tax receipt.
All donations are tax deductible.