School Board Trustee
“ABC is proud to have run the most qualified and experienced School Board candidates in this past election. Our team of professional, experienced, and qualified candidates has set to work fixing the mess we have experience on the School Board for the past several years.”
- Ken Sim, Mayor of Vancouver
Alfred is a School Board Trustee representing ABC Vancouver.
An immigrant from Hong Kong, Alfred Chien has lived in Vancouver for 27 years. He attended the University of British Columbia, earning a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Economics and Concentration in Mathematics.
Upon graduation, Alfred began his career in banking. He has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, including Retail and Business Banking, Investment and Retirement Planning, and Private Banking. Throughout his career, Alfred has worked for CIBC, BMO, and HSBC. Alfred was also the Chief Marketing Officer at Brimming Capital.
In 2018, motivated by the inequities in education, Alfred left his banking career to create TUEX Education, an app-based tutor that ensures high-quality, affordable tutors are available to all students. That same year, Alfred founded the TUEX Foundation, a non-profit that provides free tutoring to children from low-income families.
Alfred is an active member of Chinatown Lions Club. He was also the Co Founder of Lions Medal of Merit Outstanding Young Leaders Award to honour outstanding young leaders in the community. Alfred also volunteers and member of Feast of Fortune and SUCCESS planning committee.
In addition to his role as CEO of TUEX, Alfred sits on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Liver Foundation (BC and Yukon). Alfred currently lives in Vancouver with his 8-year-old daughter.