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Real Estate Developer Helen Lee Elected to Queens Botanical Garden Board of Trustees
 

               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                

CONTACT:    
Darcy Hector – Queens Botanical Garden
718-886-3800, ext. 330
dhector@queensbotanical.org

Flushing, NY – February 10, 2012 – The Board of Trustees of Queens Botanical Garden is pleased to announce that Helen Lee  is the latest addition to QBG’s Board, elected on Tuesday, February 7, 2012.

Helen Lee is a director of ONEX Real Estate, a real estate private equity fund and developer of Sky View Parc in Flushing. Previous positions include senior project manager and development planner for EDAW (now AECOM) and Gerald Eve in London and financial risk management for PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York. Ms. Lee graduated from New York University with a BSc in Finance and a minor in Japanese, earned an MSc in Development Planning from the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London, and holds a Masters degree in Real Estate from Harvard University.

Ms. Lee has been an enthusiastic supporter of QBG activities and events, and has worked in her capacity at Sky View Parc to nurture the burgeoning relationship between the two organizations. The Garden welcomes her enthusiasm and leadership experience and looks forward to her contributions to the Board of Trustees.
For more information about Helen Lee’s election to Queens Botanical Garden’s Board of Trustees, call (718) 886-3800, ext. 330 or email dhector@queensbotanical.org.

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