Sean was formerly Editorial Director of Asia Tatler’s 15 magazines across the region. During that time Lee-Davies interviewed and photographed some of most famous personalities in the world including Marc Jacobs, Keanu Reeves, Leonardo Di Caprio, Matthew McConaughey, Catherine Zeta-Jones and David Beckham. He has interviewed some of China’s biggest names and stars such as Li Ning, Cai Guo Ciang, Zhang Ziyi, Yao Ming, Jackie Chan & Donnie Yen.
Over the years, Lee-Davies’ writing and photography has appeared in many international publications such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, The Sunday Times and International Herald Tribune.
Outside of the print world, Lee-Davies is an award-winning TV producer and Host. Through his production company, Awethentic Studio, Lee-Davies has written, directed, produced and hosted feature documentaries and TV shows for National Geographic, Channel News Asia, LiTV and TVB. Awethentic has also produced campaigns and work for luxury clients such as Cartier, Burberry, L’Oreal, Louis Vuitton, Pernod Ricard and Estee Lauder to name a few.
More recently, Lee-Davies won acclaim as the Host and Executive producer of hit TV show ‘Tycoon Talk’ in which he interviewed some of Hong Kong’s highest profile billionaires and business leaders such as Sir Gordon Wu and Alan Zeman and Cecil Chao.
In addition to TV hosting, Lee-Davies is one of the city’s top MCs and has hosted several balls such as the Tatler Ball as well as events for luxury brands such as BMW, Breitling, The Marina Bay Sands, Forevermark, Conrad and The Venetian Macao.
In 2011, Lee-Davies founded a non-profit organization called Project C:CHANGE, an environmental initiative that raises funding and awareness about critical issues in Asia. In 2015, Project C:CHANGE called on the HK govt to ban the ivory trade and launched “Love Is Wild”, a fine art photography exhibition about endangered wildlife featuring 40 prints by Lee-Davies. The exhibition was accompanied by a 6-part TV eco-adventure show TVB called “Adventures to the Edge,” now on its second season, as well as a fine-art coffee table book published by Asia One. Lee-Davies’ has given two TED X talks about his environmental work in 2013 and in 2015.
ACCOLADES and recent AWARDS:
2011- Nominated for Best Director and Best Social Awareness documentary for his National Geographic documentary feature “Cancer & The City”
2013 – Winner of ‘Best Infotainment’ show at the Asian Rainbow TV awards for “Fill My Tank”, the eco / travel show that Lee-Davies hosted and produced.
2014 – A winner at the JMen Magazine “Man of the Year 2014” Award, HK
2015 – “Tycoon Talk, Highly Commended & Runner Up” for best Regional TV Talk show at Asian TV awards. Recognised by Tiffany as one of the city’s key influencers in their top 40 under 40 list.
2016 – Recognised by IWC and Talter as one of the ‘5 faces of the future’
CLIENT LIST / PUBLICATIONS / BROADCASTERS:
British Vogue Vogue India International Herald Tribune The Daily Telegraph
The Daily Mail The Irish Times Grazia UK Hello Magazine UK
Architectural Digest Condé Nast Portfolio magazine The Sunday Times
South China Morning Post SCMP Style Magazine SCMP Encounters Magazine
Asia Tatler Prestige Hong Kong Magazine Ming Pao Magazine
Modern Weekly Home Journal SHANG magazine (Shangri la magazine)
Baccarat Hong Kong Bentley Magazine TVB Live magazine
Western Celebrities Interviewed / Photographed:
David Beckham Matthew Mcconnaughey Catherine Zeta-Jones
Eva Herzigova Leonardo Di Caprio Suze Orman
Diane Von Furstenburg Tory Burch Dita Von Teese
Sir Richard Branson Lewis Hamilton Roger Federer
Greg Norman Max Azria Marc Jacobs
Roland Mouret Joe Mangionelli Sophia Loren
Paloma Picasso Remi Krug Yun Jin Kim
Keanu Reeves Ruud Gullit Christian Slater
Jean Reno Jane Goodall Ferragammo Family
Asian Celebrities Interviewed / Photographed:
Daniel Wu Lisa Wang Qi Qi
Bonnie Chen Karen Mok Donnie Yen
Maggie Cheung Du Juan Cai Guo Qiang
Lisa S Simon Yam Jackie Chan
Sir David Tang Li Ning Anson Chan
Yao Ming Zhang Ziyi Godfrey Gao
Patina Lin Daniel Henny Jennifer Tse
Kathy Chow Jocelyn Luko Pansy Ho
Angela Leong Pearl Lam Sir Gordon Wu
Bonnie Gokson Tim Fok Douglas Young
Tan Yuan Yuan Cissy Wang Soler
Hans Jebsen Dr Helmut Sohmen Yang Mi
PREMIUM BRAND CLIENTS List:
Louis Vuitton Burberry Lancome
L’Oreal Cartier Bentley
TODS Harvey Nichols Jimmy Choo
IWC PERNOD RICARD BMW
BROADCASTING CLIENTS: 6
FOX TV NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC RTHK
TVB CHANNEL NEWS ASIA LiTV