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Jonathan Abram

Brand Director

Scion of respected Hong Kong-based family high jeweller Ronald Abram, Jonathan ‘JJ’ Abram steps up to the plate to grow and rebrand the family business. Blending the brand's heritage past with a modern future, part of his responsibilities as Brand Director is to manage the day-to-day operations with the aim to expand the business electronically, and broaden the brand’s international scope to attract new audiences.

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Nicholas Aguzin

Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing

Nicholas Aguzin was appointed CEO of Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing in 2021 to the surprise of several market observers. Prior to his current role he was CEO of J.P. Morgan’s International Private Bank. Between 1990 and 2005, he held various roles including Head of Investment Banking Division in Latin America and CEO of Latin America. He relocated to Hong Kong in 2012.

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Andy Ann

Founder and CEO, NDN Group

Andy heads NDN Group, the digital conglomerate that grew from a single online business when he founded the company in 2002 to a broad-based corporation whose portfolio includes nine companies ranging from B2B services to online multi-sided platforms. A serial entrepreneur, the CUHK graduate also co-founded YAS Digital Limited, a bitesize insurtech company, and founded big data analytics engine Klarity Analytics and mobile data company Hotmob.

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Evan Auyang

Group President, Animoca Brands

Evan joined Animoca Brands, a HK-based unicorn blockchain technology and investment company, in April 2021 as an advisor before stepping into the role of Group President in October. The Kellogg School of Management alum is also a non-executive director of the city’s Urban Renewal Authority, and chairman of non-profit think tank Civic Exchange.

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Angad Banga

COO, The Caravel Group

Upon graduating with honours from the prestigious DartmouthCollege, Angad kicked off his career with stints as an Analyst at JPMorgan and a Principal at leading global investment firm KKR before joining his father Harry at the family firm, The Caravel Group. Today, he is Chief Operating Officer of the conglomerate, which has interests in maritime services, the trading and logistics of dry bulk raw materials, and investment and asset management services.

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Indra Banga

Co-founder and Board of Directors, Caravel Foundation

Co-founder of The Caravel Foundation Indra Banga has dedicated over a decade of her life to charity and enriching the experiences of the Indian community. Wife to founder of Caravel Group HarindarpalBanga and mothers to sons Guneet and Angad, she sits on the Board of Directors of the Caravel Group. She is also President of the Hong Kong Indian Women’s Club since 2014 and was awarded an Honorary Fellowship at City University Hong Kong in 2022.

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Philippe Bera

CEO, Omtis Fine Wine

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Philippe Bera is a scion of the family that owns Omtis Limited, which oversees an expansive portfolio ranging from real estate to wine distribution. Having begun his career with Rothschild Wealth Management in Zurich, when he served as Authorised Signatory, he decided to exit the world of corporate finance in 2012 and join his parents, Raymond and Nicette, at Omtis, where he is now CEO. He currently also serves as director for several charities in Hong Kong.

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Amanda Croucher Buckingham

Founding family member, Croucher Foundation

Amanda Croucher Buckingham is the granddaughter of Founder of Croucher Foundation Noel Croucher, a British businessman and philanthropist who served as chairman of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and was on the board of directors for Green Island Cement and The Hong Kong and China Gas Company. She is also closely tied to The Duchess of Kent Children's Hospital, a specialist pediatric hospital in SandyBay on Hong KongIsland.

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Diana Cesar

CEO and Executive Director, Hang Seng Bank

After being Group General Manager for HSBC Group and Chief Executive, Hong Kong of HSBC for six years, Cesar stepped into the top position at Hang Seng Bank in September 2021. She was simultaneously appointed chairman of the board at The HangSengUniversity of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the organisation, her CV included stints at SmarTone Telecom, Citibank and American Express.

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Benjamin Cha

Non-executive Director, HKR International

Benjamin Cha is the Non-Executive Director of HKR International and founder of the Seradac Foundation. A supporter of local art, the Stanford graduate co-Chairs the Board of Asia Art Archive, chairs the Programming Committee of Tai Kwun Cultural and Arts Company Ltd, and is also on the board of M+ and West Kowloon Cultural District. He also serves on the Asia Council for the Serpentine Galleries, London. Cha was previously Chief Executive of Grosvenor Property Asia Pacific, Managing Director of UBS Global Asset Management, Executive Director and Head of HKR Asia-Pacific for HKR International.

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Victor ChaMou-zing

Deputy Chairman and Managing Director, HKR International

Brother of Madeline and the late Payson Cha, Victor Cha runs HKR International’s property and investment businesses in Hong Kong as well as its various subsidiaries overseas. He was educated at StanfordUniversity and sits as a non-executive director on the board of Mingly Corporation. A stalwart of the cultural scene, Cha is the Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society.

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Adriel Chan

Vice Chair, Hang Lung Group

The son of real estate tycoon Ronnie Chan, chairman of Hang Lung Group, 39-year-old Adriel joined his father at the company in 2010. Today, as Vice Chair, his responsibilities include overseeing Development and Design, Project Management, and Cost & Control. The Kellogg School of Management / HKUST EMBA holder also sits on the advisory council of HKUST and is a member of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong’s executive committee.

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Arnold Chan

Airwallex, Head of SME

Arnold founded local education non-profit Teach for Hong Kong in 2013, and as a chairman was instrumental in raising over US$3 million of funding towards its goal of serving Hong Kong’s underprivileged schools. During his tenure, he recruited over 20,000 students before stepping down to join the financial technology industry Airwallex as head of SME.

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Bonnie Woo Chan

Chairperson and CEO, Icicle Group

Bonnie Chan Woo is chief executive officer of Icicle Group, across-media marketing and creative production company. Apart from work, Bonnie is actively involved in education and creative industries through her philanthropy work and her advisory roles in various Hong Kong government departments and NGOs.

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Charles Kwok-leung Chan

Former Chairman, Television Broadcasts Limited

In pole position at TVB from 2015 to Feb 2020, Charles Chan is a major shareholder of his flagship finance and property investment company, ITC Corporation, that has diverse interests in Hong Kong, the US, Canada and Germany. The civil engineering graduate and honorary Doctor of Law made his reputation by brokering deals, including the purchase of Shaw Brothers’ stake in the Hong Kong broadcaster by a group of investors in 2011.

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Fen Tan Ching Chan

Founder of Hang Lung Group

Wife of late property tycoon and founder of Hang Lung Group, Chan Tseng-Hsi, she now holds the largest share in the Hang Lung Group, running the company alongside her eldest son Ronnie Chan as Chairman, whose son Adriel Chan sits on the board as Executive Director. One of Hong Kong’s richest women she doubled her wealth in 2022 after investing in one of the most downloaded social platforms on Google Play and Apple App Store, Kuaishou Technology.

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Ina Chan Un Chan

Chairman, UNIR (HK) Management Limited

The third wife of the late Stanley Ho, Dr Ina is mother to three of his children - Florinda, Orlando and Laurinda. She is currently chairman of UNIR (HK) Management, the company she founded in 2011 to consolidate her business interests, and whose diverse portfolio includes stakes in hospitality, realty, leisure, retail and transportation. Chan also sits on the board of casino and resort operator SJM Holdings.

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Joanne Chan

Founder, Per Artem Lumen Limited

The granddaughter of Ma Kam-ming and former chair of the family-owned Tai Sang Bank, Joanne Chan studied art history and fine arts and runs a boutique cultural practice, Per Artem Lumen. A supporter of the arts and youth causes, Chan used to serve on the boards of Hong Kong Dance Company and other cultural organisations. She has also recently created a series of children’s books titled Happy Gabby.

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Kimbee Hoi-wan Chan

Chief Executive Officer, Chinese Estates Holdings Limited

Former entertainment reporter Kimbee Chan’s relationship with tycoon Joseph Lau made her headline news. After working for Chinese Estates Holdings from 2002 to 2005, she now holds Lau’s controlling stake in the property and financial investment conglomerate, where her two sisters also serve as Executive Directors. The couple, who have three children, married in 2016.

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Lena Chan

Managing Director of Wellfull Securities

Lena Chan is Managing Director of Wellfull Securities Company Limited, a trading platform listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. She is also on the board of Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council since 2016.

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Michael Yue Kwong Chan

Honorary Chairman, Legacy Academy

Dr Michael Chan is the former Chairman of Café de Coral. Following 30 years of senior management at Café de Coral, the fast food company started by his father-in-law and chaired by his brother-in-law, Michael Chan is well-equipped to aid Chinese family-run businesses through Legacy Academy. As well as this consultancy, that he founded in 2012, he sits on the board of six other public companies and advises two Hong Kong universities.

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Ronnie Chi-chung Chan

Chairman, Hang Lung Group Property

Ronnie Chan mixes his vision for business with a passion for public service and philanthropy. He serves as Chairman Emeritus of Asia Society and Chairman of its Hong KongCenter, and has supported students at HarvardUniversity and in China through generous donations. Mr. Chan sits on the governing or advisory bodies of several think-tanks and universities, including The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Peterson Institute for International Economics.

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Siu-hung Chan

Managing Director, CLP Holdings Limited

Chan Siu Hung is Managing Director of CLP Holdings Ltd. He is responsible for CLP’s China business with projects encompassing a wide range of energy technologies and is a director of CLP’s Hong Kong business, and several other CLPsubsidiaries. He was appointed Justice of the Peace by the HKSAR Government in 2012. He is currently a member of the Legislative Council, a member of the Election Committee for the HKSAR Chief Executive and a member of the Hong Kong AIDS Advisory Council.

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Winnie Chan

Director for Greater China, Gübelin

The daughter of Star Chan, Winnie is the Director for Greater China at Swiss high-end jewellery brand Gübelin. A graduate of Loyola Marymount College in Los Angeles, she is now married to Andrew Tan. As a firm believer in giving back to society, she is a loyal supporter of Yan Chai Hospital.

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Candice Chan-Chao

Founder, J. Candice Interior Architects Daughter

Scion Michael Chan of Café de Coral fame, Candice is an interior designer by profession. She heads J Candice Interior Architects, that specialises in designing commercial interiors for brands like The Spaghetti House, Prive Group, Fook Ming Tong and the HK Jockey Club. She was also awarded with the 40 under 40 Awards by Perspective Magazine and the Asia-Pacific Interior Design Award by Hong Kong Interior Design Association. Candice is married to Leonard Chao, grandson of Zhao Anzhong.

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Anson Yiu-Cheung Chang

Chairman and CEO, Bonds Group of Companies

Following in the footsteps of his late parents, education philanthropists Dr Chan Shu-Kui and Anita Chan, Anson Chan manages three schools as well as steering Bonds Group of Companies, the property and investment concern they founded, into the modern age. His pedigree includes accountancy qualifications and a wealth of asset management experience.

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Gigi Chao

Executive Vice-Chairman, Cheuk Nang Holdings

Cecil Chao’s right hand at property developer Cheuk Nang since 2011, Gigi Chao inherited her father’s passion for flying – she is a Hong Kong Air Cadets Corp lieutenant and past President of the Hong Kong Aviation Club. The University of Manchester graduate previously ran a PR and model agency for many years. She is on the board of LGBT champion Big Love Alliance and founded the charities Faith in Love Foundation in 2008 and Hong Kong Marriage Equality in 2019.

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Hing Chao

Executive Chairman, WahKwong Maritime Holdings

Son of the late George Chao, Hing Chao succeeded his sister Sabrina to the chairmanship of WahKwong Maritime Transport Holdings. He is also an Executive Committee member of Hong Kong Shipowners Association. After graduating from Durham University, Chao served in several shipping companies to gain industry experience and knowledge. Chao is also the founder of Hong Kong Cultural Festival, chairman of the Cultural Heritage Earthpulse Society and author of multiple books, as well as a leading advocate of Chinese martial arts.

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Sabrina Chao

President, Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), BIMCO

A mathematics star pupil who began her career in finance, Sabrina Chao resisted the lure of the family shipping business until 2002. In 2013, she was named Chairman of the company founded by her grandfather, T.Y. Chao, WahKwong Maritime Transport Holdings, before stepping down In 2019.She was then nominated to be the President Designate of Baltic and International Maritime Council – a position she still holds today.

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Brandon Chau

Founder and Chairman, Noblesse Lifestyle Group

Though a trained barrister by profession, Brandon juggles many roles. He is the founder of Noblesse Lifestyle Group, the co-founder of Attire House and the founder of charity A-Life Academy. Son of Brenda and the late Kai-bong, he is known for his impeccable sense of style and his passion for martial arts. He and his wife Jenny have three sons.

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Chelsea Kuok Chau

Founder, SW1 Projects

Daughter of Kevin Chau (owner and principal of investment company KRC Projects) and Reina Chau, Chelsea is a graduate of Stanford University as well as the Gemological Institute of America. Having apparently inherited her entrepreneurial streak from her parents, she has founded her own jewellery company, SW1 Projects. Chelsea and her husband, Kevin Kuok – a scion of the Shangri-La Group Kuoks – share two sons.

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Solina Hoi-shuen Chau

Director, Li Ka Shing Foundation

As director of the Li Ka Shing Foundation, Solina Chau has shared the property billionaire’s money with hospitals, schools, and universities all over the world. A longtime partner of the Cheung Kong Group, she founded in 1997 during the Internet boom, and two years later, hi-tech venture capital firm Horizon Ventures to support promising start-ups.

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Albert Chen

Co-founder and CEO, Masklab

A seasoned entrepreneur, Albert is the co-founder and CEO of Masklab, the wildly successful HK-based facemask production company. Launched April last year, it falls under the umbrella of his family manufacturing business, 3i Corporation. The University of Michigan alum is also the founder of product development and manufacturing consultancy Cocoon Worldwide as well as free-to-play, move-to-earn NFT game Genopets.

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Ding Chen

Chief Executive Officer, CSOP Asset Management Ltd

Since 2010, Ding Chen has been serving as Chief Executive Officer of CSOP Asset Management Limited. She led the company into becoming the largest global RQFII manager. In 2013, she was named CEO of the Year in Asia and was awarded Permanent Honorary Chairperson of the Chinese Asset Management Association of Hong Kong. She was formerly Assistant Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of China Southern Asset Management Co. Ltd. between 2003 and 2013.

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Vivien Wai-Wai Chen

Honorary Chairman, Nan Fung Group

Younger daughter of late property tycoon Chen Din-Hwa, who founded the Nan Fung Group, Vivien Chen is the honorary chairman of the textile company. She was the group’s chairman from 2009 to 2016 before becoming honorary chairman following a lawsuit with her mother. The design school graduate, who has had different roles in her father’s business empire since 1981, is also the chairman of The Chen Wai Wai Vivien Foundation Limited.

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Adrian Chi Kong Cheng

Founder, K11 and K11 Art Foundation

Arts entrepreneur, philanthropist and collector Adrian Cheng’s empire has expanded from the first K11 art mall in Hong Kong to several projects across China that combine fashion retail and art.  His latest venture is the K11 Musea mall at Victoria Dockside, a contemporary cultural retail destination. The Harvard graduate is also Executive Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of family property conglomerate New World Development.

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Brian Chi Ming Cheng

Executive Director, NWS Holdings Ltd

Son of Henry Cheng Kar-shun, Brian is an executive director of NWS Holdings Ltd and a member of the executive committee and the sustainability committee. He is also the chairman and non-executive director of Integrated Waste Solutions Group Holdings Ltd and a non-executive director of Haitong International Securities Group Ltd, Wai Kee Holdings and Leyou Technologies Holdings. (Resigned as non-executive director of Leyou Technologies Holdings on 5 June 2019).

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Dorothy Cheng

CEO, Chocolate Asset Management

Dorothy is the CEO of Chocolate Asset Management and also sits on the boards of International Care Ministries and the Crossroads Foundation. She was previously a director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and a portfolio manager at JP Morgan. A University of Toronto graduate, she is married to Jonathan Cheng with whom she has three children.

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Edward Wai Sun Cheng

Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive, Wing Tai Properties

Edward, brother of Christopher Cheng, is also the Chairman of Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited, the group’s hospitality arm. He is currently a non-executive director of the Securities and Futures Commission and a member of the Chief Executive’s Council of Advisors on Innovation and Strategic Development. He is aqualified solicitor in England and Wales as well as in Hong Kong. He is also an independent non-executive director of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited.

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Henry Kar Shun Cheng

Chairman and Executive Director, New World Development

The eldest of late billionaire Cheng Yu-tung’s four offspring, Henry Cheng leads the family’s many property enterprises at New World Development and manages several of their subsidiaries. The Grand Bauhinia prize winner also became the biggest single Chinese investor in the UK with private company Knight Dragon, which redeveloped London’s Greenwich Peninsula.

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Ricky Chung Hing Cheng

Executive Director, China South City Holdings

Co-founder of China South City Holdings Ricky Cheng has overseen manufacturing, wholesale, e-commerce, logistics and exhibition services for more than three decades, expanding north from Shenzhen to other key Chinese cities including Xian and Harbin. He received the Hong Kong Young Industrialists Award in 1997 and is Honorary President of the Hong Kong Gemstone Manufacturers’ Association.

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Sonia Chi Man Cheng

CEO, Rosewood Hotel Group

Daughter of Henry and sister of Adrian, Sonia Cheng oversees New World Development’s three-pronged hotel group business. Most notably the former investment banker has revitalized the Rosewood brand since its purchase in 2011, opening new properties in London, Beijing and Hong Kong. In June, she launched Carlyle & Co, a private members’ club occupying three floors of Rosewood Hong Kong.

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Andrew Cheung

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeals, Chief Justice

Hong Kong born Justice Andrew Cheung read law at the University of Hong Kong and then at Harvard Law school before being called to the bar in 1985. Following appoints tot the Supreme court of Singapore and various roles throughout Hong Kongs legal circuit. Cheung replaced Geoffery Ma as the Chief Justice of the court of Final Appeal. He is married with three children.

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Chung Kiu Cheung

Chairman, CC Land

Born and raised in Chongqing, and gaining Hong Kong residency in 1980, Cheung Chung-kiu became one of the youngest chairmen of a listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange at just 29. He later switched from trading to property development with CC Land, gaining notoriety with high-profile acquisitions of Ho Tung Gardens and London’s Leadenhall Building. He is also the chairman and managing director of YT Realty Group.

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Ryan Ho-Chak Cheung

CEO & CEO & Founder

Having started his career in investment banking, at 27 he joined Leonteq Securities AG as the youngest Director in Asia. The HKU grad then left the banking field to fund Hong Kong-based data-driven media commerce company PressLogic in 2016. By 2018, the company had successfully raised US$10 million in funding and garnered over 12 million followers on Facebook and Instagram. Today, he remains PressLogic’s CEO.

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Aaron Chiu

Director, Henyep Capital Markets

The eldest of Alice and Louis Chiu’s three children, Aaron Chiu chose to pursue the law, though he continues the family legacy – since 2012 he has been a Director of UK-incorporated Henyep Capital Markets, presenting a fresh, modern face to investments. Dating back to 1977, Henyep Group is one of Hong Kong’s enduring financial institutions. Chiu is the father of five boys. He is also co-founder of cryptocurrency platform Q9 Capital.

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Christine Chan Chiu

Co-founder, AARRTT

Having been in the art industry for two decades, Christine Chan Chiu has established herself as a reputable art advisor. In 2020, she co-founded AARRTT, a digital platform that curates selections of art events in Hong Kong and beyond. Prior to launching the platform, she was General Manager of the Hong Kong Art Gallery Association, playing a key role in promoting artists, galleries, and cultivating art awareness.Formerly Vice-chair of Fundraising for Operation Smile Greater China, as well as Sheen Hok Charitable Foundation.

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David Chiu

Chairman and CEO, Far East Consortium

Son of the late Deacon Chiu of Far East Bank and ATV fame, David Chiu assumed the chair of Far East Consortium in 2011 after years of endeavour building up the family interests – Asian property and hotels (Dorsett) and gaming in Australia and Europe. Chiu, who studied at Sophia University in Japan, is a leading developer in Malaysia in his own right; he founded Malaysia Land Properties Sdn and holds the honorary titles of Dato and Tan Sri.

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Josephine Chiu

Vice President of Procurement, Dorsett Hospitality

The youngest daughter of property magnate David Chiu and his wife Nancy, Josephine Chiu has joined sister Winnie at Dorsett Hospitality, an arm of her father’s multinational conglomerate, Far East Consortium International. She completed stints at Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank before joining the family business in 2009, and as Vice President of Procurement, the King’s College alum now oversees countless hotels across the world.

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Crystal Choi

Vice Chairman, Early Light International

Daughter of toy tycoon Francis Choi, Crystal Choi is currently the Vice Chairman of Early Light International, which through one of its subsidiaries, owns the largest toy manufacturer in the world. A graduate of Boston College, she also holds a Master’s in Corporate Finance. A firm advocate of giving back, Choi has been involved with many charitable organisations such as Yan Oi Tong and the United We Stand Foundation. She currently serves as a Vice Chairman of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals.

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Jonathan K.S Choi

Chairman, Sunwah Group

Choi helms the Sunwah Group, a conglomerate whose interests range from real estate and financial services to technology,  education and food. Jonathan is also dedicated to public service and sits on the board of several governmental organisations. For his efforts, he was awarded a Justice of the Peace (JP), Gold Bauhinia Star as well as the Grand Bauhinia Medal by the HKSAR government.

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Karson Ka Tsan Choi

Founder and Chairman, Unique Timepieces

Group Heir-apparent to the Early Light International empire, Karson Choi joined his father, Francis, after graduating from the University of Southern California. Having cut his teeth with toy-making and real estate, he was entrusted with the family’s watch-retailing arm, Halewinner. Choi successfully rebranded the company as Unique Timepieces in 2017, showcasing 30-plus brands at boutiques in Hong Kong and Macau.

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Man-shing Choi

Founder, Chairman and Executive Director, Vincent Medical Holdings

Having founded Vincent Medical Holdings in 1997, the medical equipment manufacturer now produces an expansive portfolio of devices including respiratory, disposable imaging contrast, orthopaedic, and rehabilitation products. A 42-year veteran of the manufacturing industry, Man-shing’s responsibility as chairman includes formulating long-term development and marketing strategies for the group.

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Chin Chou

Chief Executive Officer, Private Equity Asia Morgan Stanley

Having joined Morgan Stanley in 1987 in New York, H. Chin Chou has spent over 33 years with the company, with the past 29 years having been spent in Asia. The magna cum laude University of Pennsylvania alumni and Harvard Business School graduate has led MSPE Asia’s five regional private equity funds to date, and now sits as CEO of Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia as well as Managing Director of Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong.

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Diana Chou

Founder and Chairwoman, Dragon General Aviation Group

One of the few women in the private jet business in Asia, Shanghai-born Diana Chou has sold almost 100 planes and 70 helicopters since switching from the beauty industry in 1999. Her three aviation companies, including bespoke charter flight concern L’Voyage, are now under the Dragon General Aviation Group banner; her father, Chao Kuang-piu, founded airline Dragonair in Hong Kong.

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Leigh Tung Chou

Director, Tung Foundation

The elder daughter of Tung Chee-chen, Leigh Tung-Chou pursues charity work with a deep and admirable passion. She is a member of the board of governors of the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation, development committee of Hong Kong Ballet, as well as a director of the Tung Foundation. Rather than going into the family shipping business, in her earlier years the Georgetown University graduate worked in fashion marketing with brands like Christian Dior and Fendi. She and husband Stanley Chou have three children.

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Silas Chou

President and CEO, Novel Enterprises

Brother of Diana, textiles tycoon Silas Chou has long helmed a global fashion supply chain, making clothes in China, Vietnam, and South Asia for an array of brands. Past ownership of names such as Michael Kors and Tommy Hilfiger put him firmly on the fashion map. He has, since then, sold his shares and assists daughters Veronica and Vivian in their fashion investment acquisitions.

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Anthony Wing Kin Chow

Independent Non-executive director, MTR Corporation

From Hong Kong’s century-old law association to the city’s largest community benefactor, Dr. Anthony Chow Wing Kin has taken the helm of some of the city’s leading institutions and contributed to his hometown’s legal and social development. His life-long passion for law and horse racing has also had a telling impact beyond the court and racecourse. Upon admission as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1979, he got a job at a Hong Kong based- international firm.

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Lily Chow

Executive Director, Chevalier Group

Daughter of the late Dr Chow Yei Ching, Lily plays a key role in Chevalier Group, the company he founded in 1970. Having joined the company in 1990, as its Executive Director, she is responsible for the group’s business development and strategic planning. She is also an Honorary Chairman of Ladies’ Committee of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the board of Governors of Hong Kong Sinfonietta.

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Oscar Vee Tsang Chow

Non-executive Director, Chevalier Group

Son of the late Dr Chow Yei Ching, Oscar joined the family firm, construction and engineering conglomerate Chevalier Holdings, in 2000. Having graduated with a Master’s in Engineering from Oxford University, he is currently Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. His other responsibilities include honorary consulship of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Hong Kong. Chow’s sister Lily is an Executive Director at Chevalier.

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Yolanda Choy

Co-founder, EcoDrive

This San Francisco native has a proven entrepreneurial streak, with stakes in multiple businesses including Central Weddings, a luxury wedding boutique, and The Private Wine Company. The Purdue University graduate is also co-founder of EcoDrive, an environmental organisation dedicated to combating the burgeoning rise of single-use plastics in Hong Kong. Married to Hamilton Tang and a mother of two, Choy is an avid outdoor sports fan.

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Jehan Chu

Founder and Managing Partner, Kenetic

After graduating from Johns Hopkins, Chu worked as an art dealer before giving up his career to focus solely on blockchain and cryptocurrency investment. Today, he helms Kenetic, a venture capital firm helping others looking to break into the industry, and also dedicates himself to Social Alpha Foundation, the blockchain / social impact non-profit he co-founded.

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Ken Chu

Chairman and CEO, Mission Hills Group

Joining his late father, David Chu, in the family business in 1995, Ken Chu has guided its expansion from one mega golf course complex in Shenzhen-Dongguan - the largest golf club in the world - to a second in Hainan, while introducing other sporting facilities, hotels, wellness facilities, theme parks, entertainment and retail complexes as well as international schools. Chu also serves as National Committee Member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

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Pollyanna Yuet-wah Chu

CEO, Kingston Financial Group

After studying in San Francisco, Pollyanna Chu and her husband, Nicholas, invested in the Bay Area real estate market. She co-founded Kingston Financial Group (“KFG”) in 1992, named after their son, which has become a prominent financial services powerhouse today. KFG is also in the hospitality business which owns two hotels in Macau. Her entrepreneurial spirit remained unstoppable: she bought seven floors of a skyscraper in Central, The Center, in early 2018.

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Samuel Wai-tak Chu

Co-founder, Managing Partner & CIO, Phoenix Property Investors

Since 2002, globe-trotting banker and real-estate investor Samuel Chu has rapidly built the firm he co-founded, Phoenix Property Investors, into a regional force, opening offices in Taipei, Shanghai, Seoul and Sydney. The innovative private equity investment group’s award-winning buildings, including Tower 535 and The Morgan, are attractive prospects for stakeholders.

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Tenniel Chu

Vice-Chairman, Mission Hills Group

Tenniel is a Standing Committee Member of the Shenzhen CPPCC and the Secretary-General of One Asia. Serving also as Vice-Chairman of the Hong Kong Youth Council, Tenniel has been at the forefront of sports and youth development. He helped establish the Tenniel Chu Chair in Sports Management programme at the University of Toronto courtesy of a record donation in 2017. Taking Mission Hills beyond golf, he spearheaded ventures with FC Barcelona,NBA, PGA of America and Top Rank Boxing.

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Albert Ka Pun Chuang

Chairman and Managing Director, Chuang’s Consortium

With over 18 years of experience in property business and general management, he has stepped into the shoes of his father Alan Chuang at the family’s manufacturing firm, Chuang’s Consortium. He is also the company’s chairman of the corporate governance committee and works alongside siblings Edwin and Geoffrey, and Candy, and brother-in-law Neville.

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Edwin Ka-Fung Chuang

Deputy Managing Director, Chuang’s Consortium

International Parsons School of Design alumni Edwin Chuang has built on his architecture, interior design and urban planning training at a hip hotel brand. The Chuang’s Consortium scion is the CEO and Founder of Sáv hospitality, named for style, attitude and vision. The family owns the Sáv Hong Kong and Taipei hotels and manages a resort in Cebu, among others. Chuang also translated his passion for yachting and fitness into business ventures.

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Kingston Chun Ho Chun

Executive Director, Kingston Financial Group Ltd

Kingston Chu is making a name for himself in his parents’ business kingdom. He has steered Sincere Watch (H.K.) Limited since 2012, is Chairman and Executive Director of property management services firm Synergis Holdings Ltd, as well as Executive Director of Kingston Financial Group. He also plays a prominent role in youth leadership and community organizations in Greater China.

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Roy Chi-Ping Chung

Co-founder and Non-executive Director of Techtronic Industries

Dr Roy Chi Ping Chung has joined the ranks of billionaires, thanks to the rise in value of his multinational company Techtronic Industries. Prior to assuming his role as Non-executive Director, he was sitting as Group Managing Director and Executive Director in 1985 and 2007, respectively. He holds a Doctorate Degree in Engineering from the University of Warwick, UK and in Business Administration from City University of Macau. Among his many laurels throughout the decades, including Honorary Doctorates by various universities, he founded charity organization Bright Future Charitable Foundation in 2005.

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Bradley Guy Martin Coutts

Chairman, Swire-Pacific

Having joined the Swire group in 1987, Bradley has represented the company’s interests across the globe. Named CEO of Swire Properties since January 2015, he stepped into the position of Chairman of the company and its parent holding Swire Pacific in August 2021. He is also chairman of John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited and a Director of Cathay Pacific.

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Winfred Engelbrecht-Bresges

CEO, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

A lifelong aficionado of horseracing and breeding thoroughbreds, Winfred Engelbrecht-Bresges serves as the CEO of The Hong Kong Jockey Club. He is concurrently Chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities, the world’s highest racing authority, and a member of the Executive Council of the Asian Racing Federation. A man of many talents, the University of Cologne alum was appointed a Justice of Peace in 2009 and also oversaw the 2008 Olympics equestrian events.

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Richie Eu

Chairman, Eu Yan International

Mergers & Acquisitions, Eu Yan Sang International Previously an M&A associate in the private equity field, Richie Eu, a fifth-generation scion of the owning family of Eu Yan Sang, joined the family business in 2015. The Babson College graduate was appointed the Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions in September 2019, and he now oversees a range of M&A deals that can generate profit for the organisation and hopes to make the business more accessible to younger generations.

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Hongwei Fan

CEO of Hengli Petrochemical Co Ltd

From accountant to General Manager of a failing textile factory to now billionaire CEO, Fan Hongwei and her husband Chen Jianhua took a chance on a failing textile factory then known as Wujiang Chemical Fibre Textile Factory in 1994, and built an empire in oil refining, petrochemicals, polyesters and textiles that is now known as Hengli Petrochemical. They grew from 27 employees in 1999 into the largest fiber producer in China and one of the largest weaving companies in the world.

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Eric Kai Shan Fok

Vice President, Fok Ying Tung Group

Inheriting his father Timothy’s love of football, Eric Fok has acted as Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Football Association. His yachting interest steers his involvement in Fok Ying Tung Group’s Nansha Bay project, where he heads the marina and is honorary president of the Guangdong Yacht Industry Association. The King’s College London alum worked in investment banking in New York before his 2007 return to Hong Kong.

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Kenneth Kai Kong Fok

Vice-president of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong

At 43, the eldest of Timothy Fok’s three sons sits beside his father on the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong. He is also vice president of family company the Fok Ying Tung Group and a member of the Hong Kong Government Commission on Youth. The Oxford University graduate has been instrumental in the family’s huge Pearl River Delta residential, commercial and lifestyle project at Nansha Bay, the ancestral home of his late grandfather, Henry Fok.

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Andre Fu

Founder, André Fu Studio

Despite only being in his mid-40s, visionary architect and interior designer André has already left his mark on Hong Kong, having been the mastermind behind the stylings of such hospitality hotspots as the St Regis and The Upper House. The founder of André Fu Studio, whose impressive portfolio spans across the globe, has also branched out into creating lifestyle products via André Fu Living.

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Jonathan Dei Jeng Fu

Managing Director, Eurasian Management (HK) Ltd

Scion of the Fus of Furama Hotel fame, Jonathan Fu settled in Edinburgh after his studies, but returned to Hong Kong to build a charitable foundation with his father, Adrian, head of the family property and financial assets conglomerate, KHI Holdings Group. The younger Fu is also a financier; he launched investment advisory firm Eurasian Management in 2008.

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Marissa Shaw Fung


Former interior designer Marissa Fung devotes her time to supporting the arts. She works as a consultant for the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society and serves on boards and advisory committees for arts and culture and youth empowerment organisations. The Brown University alumni is married to Jay Shaw, and sits on the boards of M+ at West Kowloon, and Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection, which acts to inspire Hong Kong youth.

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Spencer Fung

Executive Chairman, Li & Fung Ltd

Since joining the family business, Li & Fung, in 2001 as a merchandiser, Spencer Fung has brought his accountancy (he’s a US-certified public accountant) and business administration degrees to the table. Swiftly rising through the ranks, today, as Group Executive Chairman, he is focused on leveraging the company’s global network and uniting its ecosystem partners to drive transformation and create the Supply Chain of the Future. His past credentials include advising the British Fashion Council and steering a Silicon Valley start-up in mainland China. She was educated at Harvard, and guided a joint venture in China with Macy’s department store.

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Victor Kwok King Fung

Group Chairman, Fung Group

The grandson of Li & Fung’s co-founder Fung Pak-liu, Victor Fung is a much decorated business leader. While devoting himself to Fung Group, he has served on numerous public, industry, and education committees. He has strong connections with Harvard University, where he got his doctorate and taught at the Business School. He also led the Fung Global Institute into a research and think-tank partnership with the University of Hong Kong.

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William Kwok Lun Fung

Group Deputy Chairman, Li & Fung Ltd

Like his brother Victor, William Fung has dedicated his business life to the family firm. He has been instrumental in all areas of the Group, from trading, logistics and distribution to retailing – an empire that spans convenience stores, toys and high-end fashion. As chairman of Global Brands Group, he takes a special interest in brands such as Juicy Couture and Kenneth Cole.

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Sabrina Wing-yee Fung-Lam

Group Managing Director, Fung Retailing Ltd

Daughter of Victor Fung and sister of Spencer, Sabrina Fung-Lam oversees Fung Retailing, the privately held distribution arm of the Fung Group. She is also a former executive director of Trinity, a listed company that owns luxury menswear brands including Gieves & Hawkes and Cerruti 1881 – Trinity has more than 200 boutiques

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Christina Gaw

Managing Principal, Global Head of Capital Markets

After 16 years in investment banking, including at Goldman Sachs and UBS, where she was a managing director, Christina Gaw brought her brothers, Goodwin and Kenneth, a wealth of fund-raising experience when joining them at Gaw Capital Partners. She works closely with limited partners relating to capital raising and new product developments. She also serves as executive director of Pioneer Global Group, is also Independent Non-executive Director of CLP and is a member of the Finance & General and Sustainability Committees.

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Goodwin Gaw

Chairman and Managing Principal, Gaw Capital Partners

Property investment visionary Goodwin Gaw founded Downtown Properties in the US after getting degrees in civil engineering, finance and construction management. He and his brother, Kenneth, later launched real estate private equity firm, Gaw Capital Partners. His earliest purchase, the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, paved the way for investments in commercial buildings, hotels, and shopping centres.

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Kenneth Gaw

President and Managing Principal, Gaw Capital Partners

Kenneth Gaw’s mathematics and economics skills – he graduated magna cum laude from Brown University – has guided a career in finance and property investment. He began at Goldman Sachs in New York, and after joining the family business, stepped up into the managing role upon the death of his father. His knack with numbers has also contributed to the success of Gaw Capital Partners, where he serves as President.

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Patty Tung Gaw

Principal, Director and Product Development Head, Fera International Corp

Former investment banker Patty Tung has roots in textile manufacturing. Her mother, Betty Tung, began Fera ski fashion line over 40 years ago in a corner of her father’s skiwear factory. Now the Southern California-raised, Brown University alum assists her brother Eric, the brand’s President with which offices in LA and Hong Kong. She is also co-owner of activewear brand Ferastyle and is married to financier Kenneth Gaw.

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Damien Green

CEO of Asia Segment Manulife

Damien Green joined Manulife in 2018 as the Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer for Asia, bringing his extensive knowledge and professional experience in the insurance industry to the company. In 2019, he was appointed as CEO of Asia Segment, replacing Anil Wadhwani who has left the company. Prior to his current position, he held leadership roles across Asia with MetLife, AIA and Australian Super.

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Daniel George Green

Managing Director, Arnhold Group

Getting a degree in manufacturing systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania was a smart move for Daniel Green; his family firm, which dates back to 1866 Canton (Guangzhou), specialises in building materials and engineering equipment. Young Green was an equity analyst in the US before returning to Hong Kong to work with his father, Michael. His brother, Joshua, is in finance, but remains on the Group’s board.

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Joshua Michael Green

Non-executive Director, Arnhold Group

The oldest son of Michael John Green, Joshua is a Non-Executive Director at Arnhold Group, which they oversee. He is also partner at Alvarium Investments and is Co-head of its Hong Kong subsidiary. Elder son of Michael John Green, chairman of Arnhold Group, 49-year-old Jhoshua is a Non-executive Director of the company. He is partner at Alvarium Investments, an international multi-family office with advisory services and direct investments, and Co-head of its HK subsidiary.

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Keith Griffiths

Chairman, AEDAS

Born in the tiny Welsh town of Merthyr Tydfil, Keith has become one of the most famous architects in the world. As Chairman and Design Lead of AEDAS – the mammoth architecture firm he founded – he has designed award-winning projects in the spheres of high-rise, mixed commercial and retail as well as airports and civic structures, including the West Kowloon Train Terminus here in Hong Kong.

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Peter Guenthardt

Head of Bank of America Asia Pacific Investment banking

Peter Guenthardt has been appointed to run its Asia Pacific investment banking business in Hong Kong following the departure of his fellow co-head for private equity. Guenthardt joined Bank of America in 2014 and was appointed Co-head in 2019 alongside Alex To. He now holds sole responsibility of his role. Prior to his career with Bank of America, he was at UBS for 17 years, leaving his position as Group Managing Director, CEO of UBS Investment Bank Switzerland.

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Aron Harilela

Chairman and CEO, Harilela Group

Backed by a board of family members, Aron Harilela took the reins at Harilela Group after his father and the group’s founder, Hari Harilela, passed away. He is responsible for acquisitions at the company, which launched its first hotel in 1961 and now has several hotels around the globe, including a new one, The Hari, which opened in Wan Chai earlier in 2020. A supporter of local universities, he was elected as chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce in May 2018.

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Divia Harilela

Founder and Editor, The D’Vine

Daughter of David and Avisha Harilela, the ever-stylish Divia studied English and Comparative Literature at University of Warwick before joining South China Media as an assistant editor. By 2010, she was regularly contributing to such publications as South China Morning Post (where she remains a contributing editor), and Vogue China, and now runs her own fashion and lifestyle consultancy, The D’Vine.

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Daisy Chiu-fung Ho

Chairman and Executive Director, SJM Holdings

Daughter of the late Stanley Ho, Daisy Ho stepped into the chairman’s hot seat at her father’s flagship casino company, SJM Holdings following his retirement in 2018. She is also sister Pansy Ho’s lieutenant at Shun Tak Holdings, serving as Executive Director and Deputy Managing Director of the family’s extensive property, transportation and hotel investments in the enclave. Outside Macau, she chairs the Hong Kong Ballet board.

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Lawrence Yau-Lung Ho

Chairman and CEO, Melco International Development Ltd

Like his elder sisters, Pansy and Daisy, Lawrence Ho has made a name for himself in the Macau gaming world – but outside the family firm. Stanley Ho’s son forged his own path, taking over Melco International Development in 2001, and transforming it into City of Dreams. He produced a short film for the opening of his second Macau property, Studio City, and boasts multiple casino interests in the Philippines, Russia and Cyprus.

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Maisy Chiu Ha Ho

Executive Director, Shun Tak Holdings Ltd

Daughter of late gambling magnate Stanley Ho, Maisy works alongside sister Pansy as Executive Director of Shun Tak Group. Her responsibilities include its strategic planning and development as well as overseeing its overall financial activities, property developments, sales and investments.

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Pansy Chiu-king Ho

Group Executive Chairman and Managing Director, Shun Tak Holdings Ltd

The fifth child of casino magnate Stanley Ho, Pansy heads Shun Tak Holdings and is Hong Kong’s second-richest woman. In 2020, she bought a HK$900 million house on the Peak, and became a Chevalier de L’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur, France’s highest honour. She is also co-chair of MGM China Holdings. Ho has a strong interest in art, having curated an exhibition by female artists at Sotheby’s, where she sits on the International Council.

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Sabrina Chiu-yeng Ho

Director and CEO, Poly Auction Macau

Stanley Ho and Angela Leong’s daughter Sabrina’s cultural interests extend from Poly Auction macau and Chiu Yeng Culture – two initiatives she founded to promote the arts close to home – to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. In 2018, she became a UNESCO strategic partner to further the International Fund for Cultural Diversity. She is married to Thomas Xin Qilong and the couple share one child.

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Joseph Ping Chung Hon

President of The Hong Kong Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons

President of The Hong Kong Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Dr Joseph Hon Ping Chung has been practicing medicine for over 33 years. He spent most of his career at Tung Wah Hospital and joined the board as Deputy Hospital Executive Director and Consultant. He specialised in dealing with burns, traumatic wounds, cleft lip and palate, facial and breast reconstruction surgery. He now focuses his efforts on teaching and passing on his valuable experiences from the field.

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Yumiko Honda

Founder and CEO, Oasis Spring Holdings

Before stepping out in recent years into lifestyle consulting – renting villas and yachts through her company, Oasis Spring – Yumiko Honda had previously invested in her passion for ballroom dancing. She put on her public dancing shoes for the first time in 2005, at a charity ball she organised to fund Habitat For Humanity’s work in China. Mother-of-two Honda has also served as chairwoman of several charities.

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Fred Hu

Chairman of Primavera Capital Group

Fred Hu founder is CEO and Chairman of Primavera Capital. On top of overseeing the firm's overall strategy, talent development, and culture, he also assumes primary responsibility in establishing long-term partnerships with global investors. Prior to forming Primavera, the Harvard University graduate was Partner and Chairman of Greater China at Goldman Sachs and a member of Goldman’s Partnership Committee. He also served on the Hong Kong Government’s Strategic Development Committee and the Advisory Committee for the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. He is currently the non-executive chairman of Yum China Holdings Inc. and serves on the boards of ICBC, Ant Group, and UBS Group AG, among other positions.

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Jiangji Huang

Co-founder, Xiaomi

Huang made his fortune as one of the six co-founders who started Chinese tech enterprise Xiaomi alongside now-billionaire Lei Jun in 2010, starting as the principal development manager. He would eventually become the company’s vice president, before stepping down in mid-2020 to join the Kering Automotive team as Director to work with its subsidiary, Kaiyun Automobile. Prior to Xiaomi, the Purdue University graduate was at Microsoft for 13 years.

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Mary Wai-yi Huen

Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong, Standard Chartered

With over three decades of experience in the banking and business management, Mary joined Standard Chartered in 1991 and occupied a number of roles, the most recent of which is as Chief Executive of its Hong Kong operations and Cluster CEO of Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau. Additionally, she represents the city’s interests at the APEC Business Advisory Council.

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Gary Hui

Co-founder and Director, Lalamove

Expansion across the world and a spike in valuation to US$1 billion in just six years,Lalamove, which he co-founded and where he serves as director is Gary Hui’s crowning achievement. Though a start-up, Lalamove’s entry to Hong Kong’s elite and prestigious club of unicorns, or local firms with valuation of at least US$1 billion, has cemented Hui’s stature in the local corporate world. Lalamove is Asia’s leading intra-city delivery platform, providing its service to more than 100 cities across Southeast Asia and China.

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John Kin Yip Hui

Owner, The Fleming

A scion of the Central Development property family, John Hui held court in a different way in his early years – as the bright hope of Hong Kong tennis. The Pepperdine University graduate then moved to hotel management, recently revamping The Fleming Hotel in Wan Chai, which had previously operated as a Hui-owned serviced apartment building. His wife, Jacklyn Fu, is his former mixed doubles partner.

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Julian Chun Hang Hui

Director, Central Development Group

The son of real-estate magnate Hui Sai-fun, Julian Hui oversees privately-owned Central Development’s portfolio of commercial and residential properties. The company began in the early 1950s, redeveloping the former Hong Kong Hotel into Central Building; today Hui is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. He gained notoriety for his high-profile marriages, first to Pansy Ho, and now to former actress Michelle Reis.

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Leo Hwang

Director, Parkview Group

The son of Victor Hwang and grandson of Taiwanese construction kingpin C.S. Hwang, Leo Hwang is a driving force of Parkview Group, which spans hotels (Éclat) and residential complexes (Parkview Hong Kong). He took the lead in the development of Parkview Green FangCaoDi, which opened in Beijing in 2010 and impressed with its environment-friendly credentials.

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Robin Hwang

Executive Director, Parkview Group

Robin Hwang has a consuming passion outside of property and construction which built the Parkview family fortune. She serves as Executive Director of Foodlink Foundation, the charity founded in 2001 by her mother, Vanessa Hwang. One of the first food bank initiatives in Hong Kong, Foodlink helps to bridge the gap between the well-fed and the hungry by redistributing surplus food on a daily basis.

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Hans Michael Jebsen

Chairman, Jebsen & Co

Decorated by the governments of Hong Kong, Denmark and Germany, Hans Michael Jebsen has led the family business since 2000. The Danish family has traded in Hong Kong and China for over 120 years, moving the likes of luxury cars and cameras to beer and fine wines. It now has an investment arm, Jebsen Capital. Jebsen is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of New York-based Asian Cultural Council (ACC) and chairs ACC Hong Kong.

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Founder and CEO, Ovolo Entrepreneur

Girish Jhunjhnuwala extended his family’s watch business into serviced apartments and then transitioned these into design-led boutique hotels. Ovolo, which began life in 2002, now has four properties in Hong Kong and has raced into the Australian market. With his Singapore-based brother, Surya, he co-directs the hotel brand, Hind Group. Jhunjhnuwala is a prominent figure in the Indian Chamber of Commerce.

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Non-Executive Director, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels Ltd

The son of The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie, Philip was appointed to the board of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels in 2017. He is also a Non-Executive Director of CLP Holdings Limited, and a Director of Sir Elly Kadoorie& Sons Limited, overseeing the Kadoorie family’s interests in Hong Kong and overseas. He is also an avid pilot.



Non-Executive Director, Logan Property

At 31, the Hong Kong-born daughter of Shenzhen property tycoon Kei Hoi-pang is one of the world’s youngest billionaires. Perenna Kei studied economics and finance at the University of London and is the controlling shareholder of Logan Property, which her father chairs. Logan, which made its first foray into the Hong Kong property market in 2017 (acquiring a site in Ap Lei Chau), has consistently ranked among the top 10 most profitable real estate developers in China.



Board Member, Mandarin Oriental International Ltd

A scion of the Keswick clan who owns Jardine Matheson, Archibald Keswick held numerous positions within the family empire. He was CEO of Pizza Hut Vietnam and held the general manager position at The Landmark, Mandarin Oriental, before joining the board of parent company Mandarin Oriental International Ltd in December 2019. An active supporter of Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre, he and his interior designer wife, Alice, share two daughters.

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Ben Keswick

Executive Chairman, Jardine Matheson Holdings

Fifth generation of the historic Hong Kong family of Jardine Matheson taipans, Keswick took on the ultimate leadership of the board in January 2019 when his uncle, Sir Henry, retired. A 23-year veteran of the Group, he has directed key assets Dairy Farm, Hongkong Land and Mandarin Oriental since 2012. Keswick studied agriculture economics and food marketing at Newcastle University before acquiring his MBA from INSEAD.



Deputy Chairman and Managing Director, Kerry Group Limited

The eldest son of Kerry Group and Kuok Group founder Robert Kuok, Beau Kuok studied economics at Monash University prior to joining the family business in 1978. He sat on the board of the family’s hotel arm, Shangri-La Asia, having passed the chairmanship to his youngest sibling, Kuok Hui-kwong. Among his other responsibilities, Kuok has been an Executive Director of Beijing-headquartered China World Trade Center, a family subsidiary, since 2002.



Chairman, Shangri-La Asia Limited

Harvard-educated financial journalist Kuok Hui-kwong assumed lead roles at South China Morning Post during the tenure of her father, Malaysian sugar and hotel magnate Robert Kuok. A year after the Kuoks sold the newspaper to Alibaba, she gained the coveted position of chair of their flagship hotel group, Shangri-La, overseeing new additions to the 100-plus five-star properties owned or managed in Asia-Pacific and beyond.

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Justin Kuok

Manager, Former Investment Management & Business Development, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

A third-generation scion of the Kerry Group family, Justin Kuok is responsible for boosting business at their hotels, which boast an inventory of 40,000 rooms under the Shangri-La, Traders, Kerry and Hotel Jen brands. His father, Chye, has long held senior roles at Kerry and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts. The younger Kuok and his wife, Chelsea Chau, are proud parents of two sons.



CEO and Chairman, Kerry Properties

The youngest son of billionaire property magnate and Kuok Group founder Robert Kuok, Khoon Hua stepped into the top executive role at Kerry Properties 2020. He manages the company’s portfolio of over 1 million sq.m of commercial and residential properties, as well as 11 hotels across Greater China. A Harvard alum, he already serves as a director of Kerry Group and Kuok (Singapore) Ltd, in addition to being the chairman of Kerry Holdings Ltd.

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Founder and CEO, Guiltless

The youngest of Robert Kuok’s children, Yen Kuok has eschewed the family business, preferring to pursue her own passions, which include fashion and skincare. Her debut business is Guiltless, an e-commerce platform for second-hand designer wear; the brand’s first pop-up store, in Central in 2017, was targeted by robbers. Kuok benefitted from a stellar education at Diocesan Girls’ School in Hong Kong and then Stanford University.



Chairman, Vibrant Development

Chairman, Vibrant Development A degree in psychology took Michael Kwan on a less conventional career path than  his peers. He worked in hotels and then traded in Macau before launching Vibrant Development in 1984 and establishing a commanding position in the world of capacitators. Kwan’s charitable endeavours have included the Society for Abandoned Animals, and the Community Chest.

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Kam Shing Kwang

Chief Executive Officer of JP Morgan Private Bank in Asia

Kam Shing Kwang’s extensive career in financial services has earned her a reputation as one of Asia’s leading female private bankers. Possessing a breadth of knowledge across Asian marketsand decades of expertise in private banking, asset management and investment banking, she has played a significant role in facilitating partnership across lines of business to improve clients’ wealth management needs. She also sits as Vice Chair of Investment Banking for Greater China, and is a member of the J.P. Morgan Asia Pacific Management Committee.

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Christopher Kai-wang Kwok

Executive Director of Sun Hung Kai Properties

Younger son of property mogul Raymond Kwok, Chairman of Hong Kong’s largest property developer Sun Hung Kai Properties, and brother to Edward Kwok, Alternate Director to their father. He has been sitting as Executive Director of the family business since April 2016. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. The Harvard University graduate joined the group in 2011 and is responsible for the leasing of residential, retail and commercial properties in Hong Kong and on the mainland.

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Edward Ho-lai Kwok

Alternate Director Sun Hung Kai Properties

Eldest son of Sun Hung Kai Properties’ Chairman Raymond Kwok, Edward Kwok serves as the Alternate Director to his father at Sun Hung Kai Properties. Edward joined the business in 2010 and is now a sales and project manager, responsible for feasibility study, marketing and planning new residential. Prior to his role at his father’s company, the Yale graduate worked for international audit firm Deloitte. His professional qualifications include being a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since September 2020 and being a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since February 2020.



Vice Chairman, Co-CEO and Executive Director, Sing Tao News Corp

The hitherto-unknown 27-year-old daughter of Kwok Ying-Shing, billionaire founder mainland property giant Kaisa Groups, made waves earlier 2021 when she bought a 28-percent share of Sing Tao News Corporation from its former chairman, Charles Ho for US$47.7 million. The move makes her the controlling shareholder of the Group.  

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Chairman and Managing Director, Sun Hung Kai Properties

Raymond Kwok is currently the sole chair of the commercial and residential property empire founded in 1963 by his father, Kwok Tak-seng. He received a stellar education at Cambridge and Harvard Universities. The devout Christian built Noah’s Ark theme park adjacent to their Park Island private housing development on Ma Wan island. He is also the chairman and a non-executive director of SmarTone Telecommunications, and a non-executive director of Transport International Holdings Limited and Wing Tai Properties Limited.

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Gigi KA-YEE Lai

Chairman and CEO, Miricor Enterprises Holdings Ltd

After stepping away from show business in 2008, Gigi Lai was back in the limelight a decade later. She heads medical aesthetics concern Miricor, whose two CosMax centres offer non-surgical beauty enhancements and skin care products; the brand was conceived by her brother, Stephen Lai. The company’s public listing in 2017 reportedly boosted Lai and her family into the Hong Kong-dollar billionaire bracket. She sold 14.2 percent of her shares to CHOI Karson Ka Tsan.

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Eleanor Lam

Assistant Vice-President, Media Asia

Daughter of Peter Lam, chairman of Lai Sun Development, and sister of fellow socialite Emily Lam-Ho, Eleanor is a stalwart of Hong Kong’s social scene. Turning her love of beauty into a career, the Instagram star often partners with make-up brands like Dior and La Prairie. She is also   Assistant Vice-President at Media Asia, the entertainment business owned by her father.



Financier, Citigroup Inc

Kevin Lam has worked at leading global bank Citi since 2001, in both New York – he’s a Boston College alumnus – and Hong Kong. In addition to his role as COO of Hong Kong corporate and investment banking, he serves private banking clients as Asia-Pacific Business Development Head. Lam’s head for figures also aids his position as Travel Industry Compensation Fund Management Board chair.

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Lester Lam

CEO, Lai Fung Holdings

The eldest of Peter Lam’s six children, Lester Lam steers the mainland China property arm of Lai Sun Group. Listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since 1997, Lai Fung Holdings has built a diverse portfolio of interests, from serviced apartments to leisure facilities. Lam studied business administration at Northeastern University in the US, and more recently, in 2016, topped this up to an MBA. He also sits on the Lai Sun Group board.

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Lianne Lam

Founder, Sing Health

Singaporean lawyer-turned-entrepreneur Lianne turned her passion for healthy eating into the new health food brand Sing Health, which recently opened its flagship store in Mongkok. It champions healthy products ranging from calorie-controlled quick meals and functional beverages to vitamins and supplements. Lianne is married to Matthew Lam, with whom she shares two children.



Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Nixon Peabody CWL

Choosing to go into law, Lai Sun scion Matthew Lam co-founded legal firm Cheng Wong Lam & Partners in 2002; CWL formally merged with Nixon Peabody four years ago. The solicitor also serves as legal advisor to Lai Sun Group and Deputy Chairman of China property developer Lai Fung Holdings. Lam shares the family passion for horseracing and is the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Estonia in Hong Kong.



Chairman, Lai Sun Group

Helping his late father Lim Por-yen with their garment and property interests after getting his degree in the US, Peter Lam now heads Lai Sun Group. His business passions include cigars, restaurants and films – he founded Media Asia Entertainment in 1998, and is an honorary doctorate awardee of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. In 2019, Lam swapped his chairmanship of Hong Kong Tourism Board for that of the HKTDC. He is also deputy chairman and executive director of LSG and an executive director of Crocodile Garments Limited (“CGL”), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange as well as the chairman and an executive director of MAGHL.

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Steven Lam

Co-founder, GoGoVan

Co-founder, GoGoVan Hong Kong-born Steven is one of the co-founders of GoGoVan, an online logistics platform founded in 2013. A scant four years later, a merger with Chinese freight company 58 Suyun transformed GoGoVan into the city’s first start-up unicorn, valuing it at more than US$1 billion. A poster boy for Hong Kong’s emerging entrepreneurial community, Lam holds a BSc from the Walter A. Haas School of B143. usiness at the UC Berkeley.

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Will Lam

Managing Director, High Fashion International Group

Picking up on a family passion, Will is Managing Director of High Fashion International, the garment manufacturing company founded by his father Foo Wah Lam. The Princeton alum is a keen believer in sustainability and innovation, and has been a driving force behind High Fashion’s intelligent, responsible manufacturing practices. He also enjoys the occasional game of chess.

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Ella Lau

Founder and School Supervisor, Parkview International Pre-School

After graduating from LA’s Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Ella Lau’s passion for fashion veered into a love of young children and education. She founded the first PIPS at Hong Kong Parkview – owned by her father’s friend, C.W. Hwang – 30 years ago. A patron of the city’s orchestras, Lau also supports the Hong Kong Spinal Cord Injury Fund and is Vice-Chairlady of the Hwang family’s Foodlink charity. She is also actively involved with Hong Kong Philharmonic Society.

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Joshua K Lau

Founder and CEO, Limited

After a two-year stint as an analyst for Goldman Sachs, Joshua left his job to found, the massively successful online retail store specialising in the sale of Asian entertainment products, in 1998. The company recently raised US$17 million in an IPO launch in Hong Kong, and has also spawned a sister brand,, which focuses on the digital sale of apparel.

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Former Managing Director and CEO, BTC Group

Cornell grad Lau has spent much of her career in the banking and finance spheres, most recently as Managing Director and CEO of BCT Group, an organisation that comprises eight financial institutions and boasts a total asset portfolio of HK$2.458 billion as of December 2020. Lau also undertakes public and community service, and was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2013.

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Kamsen Lau

Executive Director, Lifestyle International Holdings

A son of tycoon Thomas Lau, Kam Sen Lau is an executive director since 2017 at family-controlled Lifestyle International Holdings, which operates SOGO department stores and several retail shop chains, and also engages in property developments.  The younger Lau, who takes charge of the group’s project management, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Columbia University in New York as well as a Master of Arts from New York University



Executive Director, Lifestyle International Holdings

Daughter of Thomas Lau and sister of Kam Sen, Kam Shim has also joined the family fold at Lifestyle International Holdings as an executive director. The holder of a BA from the University of London and a Master’s in Modern Chinese History from Columbia University, she opted to start her career at Polo Ralph Lauren before eventually embracing her family’s business.

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Kevin Lau

Founder, Trinity Medical Centre

Hong Kong-born and Canadian raised Kevin Lau completed his MBBS at the prestigious HKU before choosing to specialise in radiology. In 2016, he opened the Trinity Medical Centre, a medical practice that now has multiple locations across the city. A firm believer in giving back, he has long been involved with Make-A-Wish Foundation, and joined its international board in 2012, serving as Chairman until 2018. Now he sits on the board as an Honorary Advisor for the charity. Care of needy youths and the elderly are also causes close to his heart.

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Martin Lau

President and Executive Director, Tencent Holdings Ltd

Martin joined Chinese multinational conglomerate Tencent fourteen years ago as its Chief Strategy and Investment Officer, before going on to be appointed its President in 2006 and its Executive Director in 2007. Prior to that, the Stanford University and Kellogg Graduate School of Management alum completed stints at McKinsey & Company and also was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs Asia.

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Ming-Wai Lau

Chairman, Chinese Estates Holdings Ltd

At 41, Lau Ming-wai chairs leading property developer Chinese Estates Holdings, stepping in for his father, Joseph Lau. He has impeccable credentials – a doctorate from King’s College London, master’s from the London School of Economics, and investment analyst training at Goldman Sachs. Lau, a registered attorney in New York State, was appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Youth Development Commission and Chairman of Ocean Park Corporation in 2020.

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Cha Shih May-Lung Laura

Chairman, Hong Kong Stock Exchange

A long-time force in finance and securities, Laura Cha is the new Chairman of Hong Kong Stock Exchange. She was formerly a non-official member of the Hong Kong Executive Council and Non-executive Director of Unilever plc. Currently, she sits as Vice Chairman of the International Advisory Council of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, and a Director of the World Federation of Exchanges. She was awarded a Silver Bauhinia Star in 2001, a Gold Bauhinia Star in 2009 and the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2017.

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Allen Law

CEO, Park Hotel Group

Son of billionaire businessman Law Kar-po, Allen pursued a degree in mathematics and management at King’s College London before returning to Asia to head his family’s Park Hotel Group business, the hospitality chain with 16 hotels across the Asia-Pacific, as its Chief Executive Officer. Allen currently resides in Singapore with his wife, Tan Shin Hui, and their two young sons.

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Kar Po Law

Chairman, Park Hotel Group

Hailing from a family of textile manufacturers, Law Kar-po invested in hotels, building a hospitality empire that today spans Singapore, Japan, Maldives, China and Hong Kong. With 16 hotels in eleven cities and eight countries in the Asia-Pacific region under the Grand Park and Park Hotel brands, the Group is one of Asia’s leading players. His son, Allen, sits beside him as CEO, while daughter Wendy fills the role of Executive Director.



Founder, Q Studio

Queenie Rosita Law cleverly combined her family textiles and hospitality heritage into an art studio that teams prints and design for the corporate world; Q Studio has collaborated with Mandarin Oriental, Sino Group and Lane Crawford, among other clients. Law also publishes artistic city guides and penned the cathartic book, Dear Life, after her traumatic kidnapping in 2015. She also opened Q Contemporary, a gallery in Budapest.

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Raymond KA-KUI Law

Founder, K&K Property Holdings Ltd

Formerly in fashion, Raymond Law branched out into real estate in 2013. Working with his son, Kino Law – he is also the father of Queenie Rosita Law – he  first acquired hotels in Singapore, before cashing out to establish a portfolio of niche residential properties in Hong Kong. K&K Property has developments in TuenMun, Kai Tak, Tai Po and Sai Kung.

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Wendy Law

Executive Director of Park Hotel

A trained lawyer, Wendy is the daughter of real estate billionaire Law Kar-po and oversees the family’s real estate investments as the Executive Director of Park Capital Group, while also being involved with their hospitality chain, Park Hotel Group, as an Executive Director. She and her husband, Will Lam, have one son.

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Anthony Hsien-pin Lee

Non-Executive Director, Hysan Development

On the board of the famed Causeway Bay property and retail family concern, Hysan, since 1994, Anthony Lee is also a shareholder in Beyond International, an Australian-listed television programmer and distributor. He had small-screen interests closer to home too, as Non-Executive Director of Hong Kong’s Television Broadcasts Limited, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Princeton University of which he is an alumnus of.

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Charlie Lee

Chairman, Lee KumKee Sauce Group

A fourth-generation scion of the Lee KumKee-owning family and son of Lee Man-tat, Charlie graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in chemical engineering before returning to Hong Kong to join the family business. Since 2012, he has been the chairman of Lee KumKee Sauce Group, while siblings Sammy and David oversee the family’s health product and charitable arms respectively.

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Chien Lee

Chairman, Lee KumKee Sauce Group

A fourth-generation scion of the Lee KumKee-owning family and son of Lee Man-tat, Charlie graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in chemical engineering before returning to Hong Kong to join the family business. Since 2012, he has been the chairman of Lee KumKee Sauce Group, while siblings Sammy and David oversee the family’s health product and charitable arms respectively.

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Irene Yun-lien Lee

Chairman, Hysan Development

A successful career in finance in New York, London and Sydney bolsters Hysan Development chair Irene Lee. The sister of Anthony Lee assumed the top post in the family business in 2012; she is also on the boards of HSBC Holdings and Hang Seng Bank. Lee oversees Hysan’s portfolio of properties in Hong Kong and China.

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John Lee

Chief Executive of Hong Kong

HKSAR’s new Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu is a politician and former police officer who now sits as Hong Kong’s fifth Chief Executive. He was formerly Under Secretary of Security in 2012, Secretary for Security in 2017, and Chief Secretary for Administration until 2022. During his time in the force, he served as Deputy Commissioner of the Hong Kong Police Force from 2010 to 2012. In the 2022 Chief Executive Election, the former police commissioner was the sole candidate approved by the Chinese government and was appointed on 1 July 2022.

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Marie-Christine Lee

Founder, Sports for Hope Foundation

Sports now dominate the life of Hysan Development scion Marie-Christine Lee. If she is not playing tennis, cycling or swimming herself, she is supporting promising Hong Kong athletes to do the same through Sports of Hope Foundation, which she kick-started in 2011. Lee extends this passion to one of her two entrepreneurial ventures, sports training company Sport Max. Her other business is online artisanal Chinese tea supplier Or Tea.

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Martin Ka-shing Lee

Co-Chairman and Managing Director, Henderson Investment

Educated in Canada, Martin Lee assumed the top job at the family conglomerate’s investment arm in 2015 when his father stepped down; he is also Chairman of Miramar Hotel and Investment, which they acquired in 1993. He and elder brother, Peter Lee, equally support Lee senior, who turned 94 this year, as vice-chairs of Henderson Land Development. He was appointed a Justice of Peace in 2017.

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Sammy Lee

Chairman, Lee KumKee Health Products Group Ltd.

The youngest son of Lee KumKee Chairman Lee Man-tat, Sammy Lee teamed up with his father to launch a health care products unit in China in 1992. Diversifying into real estate, LKK Health Products Group purchased the iconic London skyscraper dubbed ‘Walkie-Talkie’ in 2017 for US$1.7 billion. The family’s Infinitus commercial buildings are named after their first herbal health-care brand. Lee’s previous ventures include a Chinese fast-food chain.

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Seng-hui Lee

Chief Executive and Executive Director, Allied Group Limited

A law graduate with honours from the University of Sydney, Lee Seng-hui has been chief executive and executive director of Allied Group Limited since 1998 and 1992 respectively, as well as chief executive and an executive director of Allied Properties (H.K.) Limited since 2010. Together with his siblings, Lee Seng-huang and Lee Su-hwei, they are trustees of the Lee and Lee Trust, which owns about 41 percent of Allied Group, which in turn owns 75 percent of Allied Properties (HK) Ltd, the controlling shareholder of Sun Hung Kai Financial.

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Su-hwei Lee

Non-executive Director, Allied Group Limited

An economics degree graduate of the University of Sydney, Lee did stints as an investment analyst and in the securities industry in Hong Kong and across the region before she joined the family fold at the Allied Group Limited, where she is currently a non-executive director and a member of its board of directors. She is the sister of Allied Group chief executive Lee Seng-hui. Allied Group Holdings Limited currently operates multifaceted businesses around the globe.

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Yuan Siong Lee

Group CEO and President, AIA Group

From a modest start at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Lee built up over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry across the region before he assumed the plum post of group chief executive and president of the AIA Group in June 2020. He held senior posts at Prudential plc, a British insurance group, before joining Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China where he rose to become co-CEO and chief insurance business officer. He holds a Master of Philosophy (Finance) degree from Cambridge and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in the US.

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Michael Lee Tze-hau

Non-Executive Director, Hysan Development

Michael Lee is a Director of Hysan – the family business, which he joined in 1990 as he turned 30 – and private investment company Oxer Ltd, as well as an independent non-executive director of Chen Hsong Holdings Limited, but he is particularly active outside the office. A skilled horseman, he is President of the Hong Kong Equestrian Federation and a Steward of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. The charity veteran has supported the Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children for three decades.

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Todd Leland

President of Goldman Sachs International

Todd Leland is President of Goldman Sachs. He started his career with the company in 1992 in New York and has held various titles and positions across a number of its regional and global locations. In 2017, he relocated to Hong Kong, where he served as co-head of FIG EMEA from 2007 to 2012. Named co-president of APEJ, and subsequently head of IBD APEJ later that year, he held these roles until 2022. He also served as Co-chair of the Asia Pacific Management Committee, Asia Pacific inclusion and Diversity Committee, Asia Pacific Sustainability Committee and as a member of the IBD Executive Committee.

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Angela On-kei Leong

Co-Chairman and Executive Director, SJM Holdings

The fourth wife of SJM Holdings’ founder Stanley Ho, Angela Leong co-chairs the board of directors with Timothy Fok; Daisy Ho is at its helm. Since 2001, the company has invested in some 20 casinos and three hotels, and is the only player with local roots. Leong is a savvy businesswoman - owning a string of properties in Hong Kong - a Macau legislator and Chairman & Executive Director of the Macau Jockey Club.

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Edwin Siu-hung Leong

Founder and Chairman, Tai Hung Fai Enterprise

Number 30 (formerly number 24) on Forbes Hong Kong’s richest list, Edwin Leong made his money from real estate and gives back to the community through the Tai Hung Fai Charitable Foundation, which aids the elderly and supports education. His company, Tai Hung Fai Enterprise, has built an enviable portfolio of shops, offices, hotels and serviced apartments over more than 40 years. Leong’s late father, Henry G Leong, was a Jardine Matheson comprador. of Tai Hung Fai enterprise

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Jacqueline Leung

President and Managing Director, Leighton Textiles

Jacqueline, daughter of Sally Leung, helms both Leighton Investments and Leighton Textiles, her family’s financial and garment manufacturing firms. The Brown University grad also finds time for charitable initiatives, having raised millions of dollars for charities like HK Cancer Fund, HK Ballet and Po Leung Kuk Organisation. She also has three children.

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Adrian Man-kiu Li

Co-Chief Executive, Bank of East Asia

Alongside younger brother Brian, Adrian sits beside his father, Bank of East Asia Executive Chairman David Li, on the BEA board and is a Member of the Environmental, Social, and Governance Committee. Educated at Cambridge University, where he read law, and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Chicago, he joined the family concern in 2000. The lawyer and banker has supported a string of youth associations.

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Adrienne May Li

Chief Administrative Executive, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

Hailing from a family of doctors, Adrienne Li now works for Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, the Happy Valley institution to which her father, Walton, and his father before him, had devoted their work lives to. Educated at Boston University and the University of Hong Kong, she worked as a lawyer before joining the hospital as Chief Administrative Executive and in-house counsel. Passionate about ice hockey, she is also captain of the Hong Kong’s Women’s National Ice Hockey Team and Head Organizer of Hong Kong's Women's Ice Hockey Organization.

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Antonia Li

Co-founder, Indicube

The stylish younger daughter of Bank of East Asia family’s Dr Edmund Li and his wife Sandra Wong, Antonia found success through Indicube, the digital creative agency she co-founded with Ruth Chao. In 2017, they sold the company to a Beijing-based agency. As a digital creative and fashion lover leaving a trail of engaging content in her wake, she is also often seen featured on social media campaigns for the likes of Tod’s, MiuMiu and Fendi.

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Charmaine Li

Joint CEO, The Kowloon Dairy Ltd

Granddaughter of Kowloon Dairy founder Li Lan-sang, Charmaine Li keeps a firm eye on a company that has an over 80-year legacy. A natural storyteller, Li previously worked in communications at luxury brands, and now runs her own film production company, Tiberius Productions, which has released films across a wide range of genres, including nature, travel, human-interest documentaries, as well as commercials for luxury clients.

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Leaf Hua Li

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Futu Holdings Ltd.

Leaf is the mastermind behind Futu Holdings, an advanced technology company transforming the investing experience by offering a fully digitised brokerage and wealth management platform. Prior to this, the Hunan University alum enjoyed a long stint at Tencent, where he invented 23 international and domestic patents while developing products for the firm. He is also the founder of Tencent Video.

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Ning Li

Executive Director, Henderson Investment

Father of Kristine and Vickie, and brother-in-law of Peter and Martin Lee, Li Ning has been on the board of Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) Company Limited since 1989 (when it become part of Henderson Land), the same year he began to manage the Citistore business for his father-in-law, Lee Shau-kee. The Babson College and University of Southern California alumnus retired from Henderson Land in 2015, but retains his ties with department-store arm, Henderson Investment.

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Richard Tzar-kai Li

Founder and Chairman, Pacific Century Group

No. 22 on Forbes Hong Kong’s richest list, Richard’s entrepreneurial spirit echoes that of his father, Li Ka-shing. Going his own way, he founded investment company Pacific Century Group in 1993 after selling Star TV. Li’s businesses span media, telecom (PCCW and HKT) and insurance, returning to television in 2003 with Now TV. He is a licensed pilot and rescue scuba diver.

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Sze-lim Li

Co-chairman, R&F Group

Since founding R&F Properties with his mainland Chinese partner Zhang Li, Li Sze-lim has maintained his position among the Forbes top 50 Hong Kong’s richest people (number 31 as of 2022). By partnering with luxury hotel groups on the mainland and buying buildings in London, the Hong Kong listed company has reached great heights – in 2017 after buying 77 hotels in China from Dalian Wanda Group, it ranked as the world’s biggest luxury hotel owner with a total of 90 hotels.

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Vickie Li

Executive Director, Citistore (Hong Kong) Limited

Vickie Li works within Henderson’s department store chain, Citistore, which was established by her father, Li Ning, in 1989. She also garnered experience at Morgan Stanley and Lane Crawford. She is also the Senior Deputy General Manager of Retail and Hotel Management for Henderson Land Development and Founder of arts initiative Hart Collective Limited. Her high-profile marriage to Jonathan Kwok made headlines in 2019.

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Victor Tzar-kuoi Li

Chairman and Group Co-Managing Director, CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd

The eldest of Li Ka-shing’s two sons, Victor stepped into his father’s shoes in 2018 as Chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings and CK Asset Holdings after a 33-year career with the family company. A civil engineer by training, he sat on the Chief Executive’s Council of Advisors on Innovation and Strategic Development and is Vice-Chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. Li is also the Honorary Consul for Barbados in Hong Kong and Deputy Chairman of his father’s charitable foundation.

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Walton Wat-tat Li

Chairman and Medical Superintendent, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

Ophthalmologist Walton Li has guided the board at HKSH since the death of his father, Li Shu-pui, in 2005. Previously he launched an optical surgery department at the hospital, and was one of the first to practise Lasik laser eye surgery in the city. Li is also Chief Executive Officer of the HKSH Medical Group and chairs Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation, named after his late uncle, who led HKSH for 40 years. The Li brothers’ vision transformed a Happy Valley nursing home into Hong Kong’s largest private hospital.

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Wyman Li

Administrative Manager, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

Brother of Walton Li and uncle of Adrienne, Wyman Li supports the family medical concern as Administration Manager of Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital. The Pepperdine University alumnus also served as a non-executive director of Wharf Holdings, a member of corruption prevention advisory committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, and Chairman of the Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club. A longtime shooting enthusiast, he has served as President of Hong Kong Gun Club and Chairman of Hong Kong Shooting Association.

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Francis Sai-cheong Liang

Director, The Spectre Group

The son of shipping magnate David Liang, Francis Liang is a Director of The Spectre Group, and is the grandson of the late Liang Yuen-cheong, who served as a Director of Hang Seng Bank and Vice Chairman of property developer New World Development. He was educated at Huron University in Ontario, Canada.

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Loui Lim

Executive Vice-President, New Ships Design

Loui Lim serves two roles for his family-owned Genting Group as Director of Genting Cruise Lines and Executive Vice-president of New Ships Design. Although a trained architect, the Genting scion who is the youngest son of Malaysian billionaire Lim KokThay, is setting course to build on the family business fortunes. The  Australia-born, UK-educated Lim not only divides his time directing the family’s cruise liners plying Asian waters – where he hopes to modernise with a luxury cruise experience – but is also a regular face among Hong Kong’s high society.

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Guangyuan Liu

Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Liu Guangyuan is Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He has spent several decades in politics – particularly in foreign affairs – since 1986, starting in Diplomacy Training Program under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2021, he was appointed by the Central People's Government to take the seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the administration of new Chief Executive John Lee.

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Jennifer Liu

Founder and Chairwoman, The Coffee Academics

Jennifer Liu took a different path from her property and banker parents; her father, Liu Lit-ching, was a Director of then family-owned Chong Hing bank. She studied architecture at Cornell University but made her name in F&B as the owner of The Coffee Academics, Habitu and Suzuki Café. Liu has established an eponymous charitable foundation to give back to the community. She is also the Founder and Chairperson of Sir Hudson International.

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Julian Liu

Vice President, Project Management, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

After studying design and environmental analysis at Cornell University, Julian Liu began his career as a designer for New York firm Fox &Fowle Architects, followed by a stint at Gensler before moving to Hong Kong to join Kerry Properties as a project manager. For the past 14 years, he has risen through the ranks of hospitality group Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, and is now its VP of Project Management. Liu is married to Anne Wang; they met at Cornell and have two daughters.

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Alexander Chun-him Lo

Executive Director, Great Eagle Holdings Ltd

Son of Great Eagle founder Lo Ka-shui, Alexander is an Executive Director at the family firm and holds directorships in several of its subsidiaries. He previously worked in Citibank’s investment banking division. He also sits on the Executive Com1mittee of the Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong.

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Amy Lo

Co-Head, Global Wealth Management Asia Pacific, Chief Executive, Hong Kong, UBS

Amy Lo is one of the city’s best known private bankers. Boasting over 30 years of experience in the banking industry, she now serves as Co-head of Wealth Management Asia Pacific, Head and Chief Executive of UBS Hong Kong, and Group Managing Director at UBS. She joined the company in 1995 and has since held a number of senior management positions. Amy chairs the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Private Wealth Management Association, and is a Board Member of the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council, among other roles.

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Calvin Lo

Group CEO, R.E. Lee International

Canadian-born billionaire and philanthropist Calvin Lo helms R.E. Lee International, his family firm and one of the world’s largest life insurance brokers, which normally sees him flitting between its Hong Kong headquarters and satellite offices in Singapore, Dubai, Shanghai, Seattle and Zurich. In 2017, the now 44-year-old financial whiz founded R.E. Lee Capital, an asset management company managing the portfolios of some of the wealthiest individuals and businesses.

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Katherine Lo

Founder and President, Eaton Workshop

The daughter of Great Eagle and Langham Hotels magnate Lo Ka-shui and elder sister of Alexander, Katherine Lo stepped down as Executive Director of the family business in 2014, empowered to reinvent her father’s first hotel project, Eaton, for the tech-savvy generation. By 2019 she had opened new Eatons in Hong Kong and Washington DC, which combine hospitality, co-working space and digital content creation. The activist and documentary-maker studied at Yale and has a Master’s degree in film production.

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Loletta Chiu Lo


Better known now for her prowess behind the camera rather than in front of it, Loletta Chu has used her celebrity status for good. In 2010, her photographs raised millions for the Seeing is Believing global fundraising campaign sponsored by Standard Chartered Private Bank. Chu, Miss Hong Kong 1977, is Honorary Life President of the charitable Wai Yin Association of ex-beauty queens. Mother of Kenneth, Eric and Jeremy Fok, she remarried in 2008, uniting with property mogul Vincent Lo.

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Poman Lo

Founder and CEO, Century Innovative Technology

A child prodigy turned philanthropist and entrepreneur, Poman Lo is the heiress of Century City International and Regal Hotels – where she is Vice Chair and Managing Director to her father, Lo Yuk-sui. She also founded Century Innovative Technology, which produces educational games and videos, and the Institute of Sustainability and Technology, a non-profit organization that is supported by Century City Group and in partnership with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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Stephanie Lo

Managing Director – Corporate Development, Shui On Management Ltd

Stephanie Lo wears many hats in the property conglomerate started by her father, Vincent Lo. She is an Executive Director of Shui On Land, as well as Executive Director and Managing Director of its subsidiary, Shui On Management Ltd, and Vice Chairman and Executive Director of its mainland arm, Shui On Xintiandi. And while she oversees the group’s strategy, she also heads HR and corporate administration.

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Sunny Hoi-kwong Lo

Chairman, Café de Coral Holdings Ltd

Sunny Lo stepped into the Chairman’s seat at Café de Coral in 2016 after the passing, of his father Victor at age 101. The Stanford chemical engineering master’s degree holder is the most senior of the family members on the board of the fast-food giant. The first catering company in Hong Kong to be publicly listed (in 1986), Café de Coral Holdings shelters a number of popular eateries including Super Super Congee & Noodles and Oliver’s Super Sandwiches.

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Vincent Hong-sui Lo

Chairman, Shui On Group

Founding Shui On Group in 1971, Vincent Lo has built a conglomerate spanning property building, development and investments in Hong Kong and China – where Shanghai’s Xintiandi is the pearl in the Group’s crown. While grooming his daughter, Stephanie, to succeed him, he has chaired high-profiled bodies including the Hong Kong Airport Authority and the HKTDC.

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Simon Loong

Founder and Group CEO, WeLab

Simon Loong is the face and brains behind WeLab, the financial technology company whose portfolio includes one of the largest digital consumer finance businesses in Asia, a pan-Asian digital bank, as well as a B2B fintech enterprise solutions business. Prior to being a driving force in the digital world, the Stanford alumnus worked in the retail banking divisions of both Citibank and Standard Chartered.

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James Louey

Founder and CEO, Majestic Creations

A flair for the artistic led James Louey to start his own design and marketing solutions firm, Majestic Creations. Over the years, he held a range of positions at Kowloon Motor Bus, the family company headed by his father, Lawrence, until his death in 1992. Louey junior moved from Commercial Director to Advertising Business Director via a spell in human resources. He is also a war games aficionado

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William Lai-kuen Louey

Chairman, Hong Kong Construction (Technology)

An accountant by training, William Louey has been a Director of Kowloon Motor Bus since 1993, the transport giant co-founded by his namesake, William Louey (Sui-tak), 60 years previously. He once owned a restaurant, but his main business today is Hong Kong Construction Group, which enables greener and safer building works. He is a committed philanthropist with The William S.D. Louey Educational Scholarship Foundation and is Non-Executive Director of investment platform Wallmine.

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Alexander Yiu-wah Lui

Executive Director, K. Wah International Holdings

The younger brother of Francis, Alexander Lui similarly followed in the footsteps of their pioneering father, Lui Che-woo, in the fields of construction, property development and then entertainment. Today, he is an Executive Director at K. Wah, the multinational conglomerate with interests in real estate, leisure resorts and hospitality among others, and oversees its Hong Kong properties arm.

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Francis Yiu-tung Lui

Deputy Chairman and Executive Director, Galaxy Entertainment Group

Francis Lui joined Galaxy Entertainment 42 years ago, serving as Executive Director since 1987, and now occupying the role of Deputy Chairman. He is also an Executive Director of K. Wah International Holdings, the other flagship company of K. Wah Group, owned by his father, the construction materials magnate Lui Che-woo. Outside of business, the younger Lui sits on political committees in Hong Kong and Macau.

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Joanna Hickox Lui

Executive Director, GEG Foundation

The daughter of Francis and granddaughter of Lui Che-woo, Joanna Lui-Hickox has taken a sabbatical from the business interests of the family’s Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG). As Executive Director of GEG Foundation and exhibition space GalaxyArt, her focus is to give back to society. The multitalented Lui-Hickox is also the founder of Cha Bei, a lifestyle, retail, dining and community workshop haven amid Macau’s casinos, and finds time to support such worthy causes as Food for Good and The Nature Conservancy.

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Frederick Ma

Chairman of FWD Group Holdings Limited

Former minister Frederick Ma Si-hang assumes his new position at FWD Group Holdings Limited as its new Chairman, replacing Hon. Ronald Arculli, who retired as Chairman and bringing a wealth of public company Board experience and a proven public sector track record. Prior to his new role, he was serving as Independent Non-executive Director of COSCO Shipping Holdings Co. Ltd and Guangshen Railway Company Limited and HH&L Acquisition Co.

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Peter Mingzhe Ma

Founder and Chairman, Ping An Group

He stepped down in June 2020 as CEO of Ping An Group – the expansive insurance and finance company he founded in 1988 – Peter Ma remains in the fray as Chairman, still active in decisions about strategy, human resources and other key issues. Four years ago, Ping An Insurance topped a Forbes list of the world’s biggest insurance firms.

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Pony Huateng Ma

Chief Executive Officer, Tencent

Having co-founded tech powerhouse, Tencent, 23 years ago, Pony Ma is now the third-richest man in China, with a fortune of more than US$31 billion. The visionary behind QQ and WeChat holds a degree in computer science from Shenzhen University and began his career as a programmer at paging service CMMobile. Tencent has invested in gaming, owning 40% of Epic Games, and has shares in Tesla Motors and Snapchat parent company, Snap.

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Simon Ma

Contemporary artist and Chairman of DC Charity Foundation

Renowned Hong Kong-born artist, Simon Ma (otherwise known as Ma Xingwen) is one of China's most well-known and internationally acclaimed contemporary artists. He started practicing ink painting and calligraphy at the tender age of seven under the guidance of one of China’s top 50 art maestros, Fan Tzu Teng and went on to graduate from the Bartlett School of Architecture London. He is also Chairman of the newly established DC Charity Foundation.

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Linda Ho Mcafee

Director, Fairmont Shipping

Linda Ho McAfee began her career as a merchant banker in New York before joining her family shipping logistics business in Hong Kong in 1978; she became Fairmont’s Group Director a decade later. The Philippines-born Canadian national sits on the Board of Overseers of her MBA alma mater, Columbia Business School, and is a former trustee of the SDYA (Siddha Yoga) Foundation in Hong Kong.

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Edward Moncreiffe

Chief Executive Officer HSBC insurance Asia Pacific Holdings

Since joining HSBC Group in 2005, Edward Moncreiffe has served various senior executive positions across the insurance field. Prior to moving to Hong Kong in 2016, he was Head of Life and Pensions for HSBC Brazil. Today, he oversees HSBC’s insurance business in Hong Kong and Macao, fulfilling his role as CEO of HSBC Insurance (Asia) Limited and HSBC Life (International) Limited. He also sits on the board of several other organisations. He holds a BA (Hons) from University of Durham, UK and a MBA from University of Chicago Booth School.

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Daryl Win-kong Ng

Deputy Chairman, Sino Group

DARYL NG WIN-KONG Deputy Chairman, Sino Group Joining his father, Robert Ng, at Sino Group after studying at Columbia, Daryl masterminded the conservation of Tai O Heritage Hotel on Hong Kong’s Lantau island and The Fullerton Heritage precinct in Singapore. The Fullerton Hotel Sydney, which opened in 2019, is also housed in a heritage-listed landmark. Ng founded the Hong Kong Innovation Foundation, and has received international recognition for his in-building hydropower and city air purification systems. He sits on the M+ museum board and the Singapore National Heritage Board.

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Keat Wee Ng

Chairman and Executive Director, New Century Group

Shipping expert Ng Wee Keat has chaired New Century Group since 2012, having served as its CEO for eight years. The economics graduate of Indiana University Bloomington had previously worked for a ship management company. Ng steers the Group’s ship chartering and cruise line interests, as well as their commercial property investments.

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Lyraa Yin Mui Ng

Director of Multi Star Toy Ltd

Lyraa Ng is a respected figure in the city. She was director of the company Multi Star Toy Ltd. She is also President of Kowloon Region of Scout Association of Hong Kong. President of Kowloon region of Scout Association of Hong Kong. She also owns 9 racehorses at the Hong Kong Jockey club, 8 of whom are retired, while one,  Multisuper, currently rates at 52. In 2019, she was awarded a Arculli Trophy after Multimillion won Race 8 at Sha Tin Racecourse.

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Mandy kit man Ng

CEO, HK Express

Mandy Ng has been the CEO of HK Express since 2019. She is the airline’s first woman to lead a local airline and a part of the small community of three percent female CEOs in the global aviation industry. She was previously overseeing the integration of the company after its acquisition by Cathay Pacific.

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Nikki Mien Hua Ng

Group General Manager, Sino Group

The daughter of Singaporean billionaire businessman Robert Ng, Nikki worked at the family-owned Sino Group as Group General Manager, her responsibilities continue as a Director of the family’s Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation and Deputy Chairman of the Hong Kong Innovation Foundation. Like her brother, the Yale and University of London alumnus supports the Hong Kong Heritage Conservation Foundation and is a strong advocate of arts, culture and heritage; she initiated Sino Art in 2006 and furthered the efforts with the launch of Sino Art in Community in 2013.

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Wesley Ng

Co-founder and CEO, Casetify

For 39-year-old Wesley Ng, the idea to create phone cases that are as sturdy as they are attractive paid big dividends when he launched Casetify more than a decade ago. Today, the company is one of the three biggest tech accessories brands in the world, and has grown to encompass personalised products for a range of Apple products such as iPads and MacBooks.

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Gigi Che-kwanHsin, Pang

Founder and CEO, Jun Enterprise International Ltd

A dedicated social entrepreneur, Gigi devotes her time to help empower underprivileged women through employment and helps local youths showcase their talents. Her company, Jun Enterprise, is committed to promoting embroidery as both a mindful practice and an accessible art for all. She has also served in a number of governmental and non-profit roles, and was awarded the ‘Asian Social Caring Female Leadership Award by Social Enterprise Research Academy.

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Dario Pong

Founder and Managing Director, Ferro Resources Ltd

Through the company he founded, Ferro Resources Ltd, Dario Pong started out in steel and iron trading before shifting focus to producing magnetic materials. An experienced veteran of the steel industry in China, Hong Kong-based Pong also serves as Executive Director of Shiu Wing Steel. A graduate of Princeton University, his previous roles included acting as a non-executive director of Australia-based Bisalloy Steel Group.

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Helena Pong

Founder, Supervisor and Principal, Sophie Kindergarten and Nursery School

Helena Pong has put her diploma in early childhood education to good use as the Supervisor and Principal of the Sophie Kindergarten and Nursery School, and as the Director of the Sophie Education Institute. A keen believer in giving back, she also sits on the board of Po Leung Kuk as Director and was formerly the Honorary Vice President of the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association until 2021. She is married to Wilson Pong, and the couple have three children.

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Paulo Pong

Founder, Altaya Group

Eschewing the family business – Shiu Wing Steel – his grandfather, Pong Ding-yuen, started MIT graduate Paulo Pong began importing wine. His three-pronged group now comprises Altaya Wines, Rare & Fine Wines and the Etc Wine Shops. He also co-founded Classified Group with Arnold Wong, and is a partner in hospitality company, JIA Group. Pongholds the French honour, Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole.

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Wilson Wai-san Pong

Chairman and Executive Director

Winfull Group Holdings Ltd An alumnus of the University of British Columbia, Wilson Pong has been the Chairman of property development and investment holding company Winfull Group since 2016; he is also the sole shareholder director of its subsidiary, Virtue Partner Group. Elsewhere, Pong is involved with the Community Chest and Yan Oi Tong charities, and has three children with his wife, Helena.

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Dee Poon

Managing Director (Brands and Distribution), Esquel Group

The stylish daughter of Dickson Poon and Marjorie Yang has inherited her parents’ business acumen, overseeing the brands and distribution of her mother’s textile and apparel company Esquel Group. The Harvard alumnus is also Managing Director and Chief Brand Officer for its retail arm, PYE, and mid-tier brand Determinant, which has produced some 30 million reusable face masks to date.

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Horst Julius Pudwill

Co-Founder and Chairman , Techtronic Industries Group

Self-made billionaire Horst Julius Pudwill started a Hong Kong trading company in 1978, a few years after arriving from his native Germany to sell Volkswagens. Since co-founding TTI in 1985, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of power tools and equipment including Hoover vacuum cleaners, he has risen to become the city’s 12th richest person. Pudwill is now semi-retired, with son Stephan Horst as heir apparent.

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Stephan Horst Pudwill

Vice-Chairman and Executive Director, Techtronic Industries Group

Beginning his career, like his father, Horst Julius Pudwill, in the automotive industry, Stephan Pudwill now occupies the Vice Chair spot at TTI. The University of British Columbia graduate’s previous experience in product marketing and strategic planning at Daimler Chrysler aids in his responsibilities as Vice Chairman. Sustainability is a particular passion of Stephan’s, and he was instrumental in making TTI an industry leader in manufacturing clean power tools and equipment.

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Edwin Pun

Director, Keyestone Group

The youngest son of Benson Pun, chairman of Keyestone Properties, Edwin first spent time in consulting, before joining the family’s expansive real estate business. Now, as its Director, he oversees multiple projects, including a mixed-use development with a theme park on the mainland set to open in 2024.

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Jean Eric Salata

Founding Partner and CEO, Baring Private Equity Asia

Wharton graduate Jean Salata, a Hong Kong resident for three decades, numbers in the top 50 of the city’s wealthiest. The Chilean launched Barings Asia investments arm and then led a management buy-out to found Baring Private Equity Asia in 2000. Salata previously worked for the Pong family as Executive Vice-President of Finance of Shiu Wing Steel.

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Aveline San

CEO, Hong Kong and Macau Citi group

San brings over two decades of banking experience to her new role as the new chief executive officer for Hong Kong and Macau. She replaces Angel Ng as CEO of Hong Kong and Macau at Citi Group. Prior to joining Citi in April 2019, San spent 14 years in UBS, serving as APAC group regional head of compliance and operational risk control, and general counsel of wealth management for North Asia.

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Weijian Shan

Chairman of PAG asia capital

Hong Kong-based Chinese economist, businessman, and author, he is currently Chairman of PAG, a leading Asia-focused private equity firm. Prior to PAG, he served as partner at private equity firm TPG, and co-managing partner of TPG Asia (formerly known as Newbridge Capital). He is also formerly managing director of JP Morgan, and a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He authored his own biography Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America (2019), as well as several other books in the business and finance genre.

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Jay Shaw

Co-Founder and Head of Advisory, Asian Sky Group

Jay Shaw recently returned to aviation consultancy firm Asian Sky Group, which he co-founded in 2012. Over the years he accrued plenty of air miles in sales at Metrojet, Heliservices and Bombardier Aerospace Flexjet Asia Pacific, and founded two other business jet companies. Shaw, the grand-nephew of late film mogul Sir Run Run Shaw, also co-founded Business Aviation Asia, the biggest operator of privately-owned business jets in Greater China.

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Neil Shen

Founding and Managing Partner, Sequoia Capital China

Having received his first degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and his Master’s from Yale, billionaire Neil Shen is best known as the co-founder of, the massive Chinese online travel agency. Currently, he is the Founding and Managing Partner of Sequoia Capital China, the mainland branch of a successful Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

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Or Wai Sheun

Chairman and Executive Director of Polytec Asset Holdings Limited

Property magnate and billionaire Or Wai Shuen is Founder, Chairman and Executive Director of multinational group Polytec Asset Holdings Limited. Established in 1998, it has rapidly diversified in projects involving oil, ice manufacturing, cold storage, financial investments and especially property development in Hong Kong, Macau and across the Greater Bay Area through its subsidiary company Kowloon Development, of which he also sits as Chairman and Executive Director, while his wife, Ng Chi man and son Or Pui Kwan both sit on the board as Non-executive Director and Executive Director, respectively.

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Fanny Sieh

Co-founder and Co-owner, Maximal Concepts

From the entertainment industry to ball queen to F&B entrepreneur, Fanny Sieh has mastered a variety of public personas since returning from New York University, where she studied English literature and humanities. Maximal Concepts owns and manages a host of smart eateries including Brickhouse, Limewood and Mott 32.

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Gerald Chi-shing Siu

Managing Director, Hong Kong Funeral Home

Following in the footsteps of his late father, Siu Ming, Gerald Siu runs Hong Kong Funeral Home, the city’s oldest funeral service provider. Continuing the family’s philanthropic traditions, he has championed the Community Chest, Rotary Club and Junior Police Call over the years. Siu is also a Director of San Ho Enterprises Ltd and a long-time supporter of the Open University of Hong Kong. His donation facilitated the naming of The Siu Ming & Tsang Fung Kwan Nursing Skills Education Unit in honour of his parents.

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Douglas So

Founder and Director, F11 Foto Museum

A corporate lawyer with a law degree from the University of Hong Kong, Douglas So’s lifelong passion for heritage conservation and photography saw him found the Happy Valley-based F11 Foto Museum and f22 foto space in Tsim Sha Tsui. Charity is close to his heart, he served on the board of the Hong Kong Jockey Club for over 15 years, as well as Chinese Medicine Development Fund, and the Antiques Advisory Board.

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Andreas Pao Sohmen

Chairman, BW Group

Andreas Sohmen-Pao stepped into the top position at his family’s massive Singapore-based maritime company, BW Group, in 2014 following the retirement of his father, Helmut Sohmen. His grandfather would have been proud – Sir Y.K. Pao once owned the world’s largest shipping company – as under the leadership of the Oxford-educated scion, BW has grown to amass nearly 400 ships, including the biggest fleet of gas carriers on the high seas.

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Anna Pao Sohmen

Philanthropist and Author of Arts supporter.

Philanthropist, Author and Arts supporter Anna Pao-Sohmen is the daughter of late shipping magnate Y.K. Pao; her husband, Helmut Sohmen, took over World-Wide Shipping when Sir Y.K. retired. She launched the Society of the Academy for Performing Arts in 1989, and is the Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Liver Foundation. Pao-Sohmen passed her love of education onto her son, Philip, and together, they started the YK Pao School in Shanghai.

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Mei Mei Song

Brand and Product Transformation Director, Plaza Premium Group

Having studied economics and politics at the University of Edinburgh, Mei Mei toyed with becoming a politician, but ultimately joined her parents at Plaza Premium Group; the world’s first independent airport lounge operator founded by her father, Malaysian entrepreneur Song Hoi-see, in 1988. Today, as Brand and Product Transformation Director, she is growing its global footprint while also introducing lounge convenience to train travellers.

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Candice Sieber Suen

Co-founder and Director, Bite Limited Candice

Along with brother Aaron, Candice has masterminded a growing family food empire. Starting with Triple O’s, which they grew up with in Vancouver, then Yo Mama, Ciao Chow, Panino Giusto and Grom, Bite has expanded as fast as the local appetite for niche Western dining imports. Suen, who is married to fitness trainer KapeSieber, oversees the company’s operations and finances.

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Jessica Sin-yin Tan

Executive Director, Co-CEO and Executive Vice President, Ping An Group

An engineer by training, Singapore-born MIT-graduate Jessica Tan was a Global Partner at McKinsey & Company prior to joining Ping An Group. After a series of different roles, she is now the Co-Chief Executive and Executive Vice President of the insurance giant, bringing modern technology to the world of finance. Tan also holds directorship positions in a number of the group’s subsidiaries.

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Augustus Tang

Chief Executive Officer of Cathay Pacific Group

Having been appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2019, Augustus Tang leads the overall business direction of Cathay Pacific Group. He is also an Executive Director at Cathay Pacific and a Director at John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited. Augustus first joined Cathay Pacific as a management trainee in 1982, since then he has held numerous positions within the airline group, including Director Corporate Development, Director Corporate Planning, and General Manager Business Improvement. Prior to his current position, he was Chief Executive Officer at Swire subsidiary Hong Kong Engineering Company Limited (HAECO).

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Ching-ho Tang

Chairman and Executive Director, Wang On Group

It’s a family affair at Wang On Group, with co-founders Tang Ching-ho and his wife, Yau Yuk-yin, occupying the chair and deputy-chair spots, and Tang’s son and daughter also involved in a business that spans boutique property developments, wet markets and pharmaceuticals. The latter interest, Wai Yuen Tong Medicine, dates back to the late 19th century and includes the Madame Pearl’s brand. Community aware, Tang steers two cross-border associations.

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Hamilton Tang

Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, CDIB Capital International

A recipient of a JD/MBA from Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, Hamilton Tang completed stints as CEO of Simon Murray & Co and as Managing Partner at SMC Capital China before joining CDIB Capital International as its Managing Director. He is also on the board of the Hong Kong Arts Centre. He and wife Yolanda have two children.

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Paddy Lui Wai-yu Tang

Executive Director, Galaxy Entertainment

Along with her brothers, Francis and Alexander Lui, Paddy Tang Lui oversees the family’s Macau casino interests at Galaxy Entertainment, as well as property group K. Wah International Holdings, whose portfolio includes J Residence and the InterContinental Grand Stanford hotel. The McGill University alumnus formerly worked as a chartered accountant in London. A patron of the arts, Tang Lui co-founded Opera Hong Kong in 2003.

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Stan Tang

Chairman, Stan Group

Bolstered by more than 15 years of property investment, asset management and operational expertise, Stan Tang has assumed the company mantle with the passing this year of his property tycoon father, Tang Shing-bor. As Chairman of Stan Group, he oversees a HK$75 billion real-estate portfolio in partnership with family members. He is also the Honorary Consul for Fiji in Hong Kong, and a Director of The Community Chest of Hong Kong.

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Tom Chung-yen Tang

Former Director, TTM Technologies

Over 30 years ago, NYU alum Tom joined Meadville, the printed-circuit-board maker founded by his late father, industrialist Tang Hsiang-chien. Tang junior, then Executive Director, stayed with the company as a Director when it was sold to US firm TTM Technologies. The brother of Henry Tang, he also sat on a slew of political article trade committees including the Hong Kong Exporters’ Association, of which he was Honorary Chairman.

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Xiao’Ou Tang

Founder of SenseTime

In addition to being a Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Department of Information Engineering, Tang Xiao’ou is the founder of SenseTime, currently the world’s most valuable artificial intelligence company. At the end of 2020, the firm – which focuses on computer vision and deep learning – closed a pre-IPO round of funding that raised its valuation to roughly US$12 billion. In the beginning of 2022, the company soared after its $740 million Hong Kong IPO, despite being added to a US investment blacklist in December.

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Guoli Tian

Chairman and Executive Director, China Construction Bank

For Tian Guoli, moving in 2017 from the smaller Bank of China to China Construction Bank, the country’s second-largest money lender, was a smooth transition since the Hubei Institute of Finance and Economics graduate had started his career there in 1983. He has also enjoyed spells at CITIC Group and China Cinda Asset Management Corporation. The multi-tasker also chairs Sino-German Bausparkassewithin the CCB group, and externally the China Banking Association and the Asian Financial Cooperation Association.

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Ivan Tien-li Ting

Executive Director, Kader Industrial Company

When third-generation Kader Industrial toy-maker Ivan Ting joined the company in 1997, he was tasked with upgrading their train sets. Today he is Chairman of the Hong Kong Exporters’ Association and represents the company founded by his grandfather, Ting Hsiung-chao, on the Hong Kong Toys Council. Another family passion is wine, with Ting instrumental in the opening of K Cellars at the Kader headquarters in Kowloon Bay.

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Li Tong

Chief Executive Officer of Bank of China International

Li Tong was billed one of the Top 25 Women in Asia Pacific Finance and the Most Influential Women of the Year in 2017. She has worked with Bank of China Group for over two decades and is now CEO and Executive President of Bank of China International Holdings Limited. Since taking the lead in 2015, she has helped the bank build a more extensive network onshore and offshore. Beyond the group, she is also an Independent Director of Sun Life Everbright Asset Management Co., Ltd, the Vice President of the Chinese Securities Association of Hong Kong.

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Rita Liu Tong

President, Gale Well Group Limited

Named as Hong Kong’s eighth richest woman in 2021, Rita Tong Liu began investing in property in the 1970s with a HK$1 million gift from her in-laws, of Liu Chong Hing Bank fame. Once dubbed the ‘queen of car parks’, she branched into commercial towers. The Gale Well Group matriarch now has an estimated net worth of US$3.25 billion. Her brothers, Jacinto and Luis Tong, help run the company.

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Ricky Chi Ming Tsang

Chairman and CEO, Goldlion Holdings Ltd

Ricky Tsang Chi Ming Chairman and CEO, Goldlion Holdings Ltd The youngest son of Goldlion founders Tsang Hin-chi and Wong Lei-kuan, Ricky Tsang assumed the chair of the apparel company in 2018 when his ailing father stepped down. He has been with Goldlion for 30 years, helping to fashion its growth from neckties to full menswear brand. An honorary citizen of Guangzhou and Meizhou, Tsang established a Proactive Think Tank to facilitate links between the mainland and Hong Kong.

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Eric Tse

Executive Director and CEO, Sino Biopharmaceutical Ltd

The son of Sino Biopharmaceutical founders Tse Ping and Cheung Ling-cheung, Eric was gifted US$3.8 billion in shares – roughly 20% of the company’s value – as a graduating gift in 2019, instantly making the 24-year-old among the wealthiest individuals in Asia. The Wharton graduate was also made an Executive Director of the family firm, alongside his elder sister Theresa, who is its Chairwoman.

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Nissim Tse

Chief Investment Officer, Hexa Asset Management

One of the city’s most experienced hedge-fund managers, Nissim Tse has been immersed in finance since his Canadian university days. He co-founded Pi Investment (since sold to RAB Capital), is an Asian advisor of Timbercreek Capital, and has worked at Pacific Group and Sofaer Global Research (Hong Kong) Limited. He is now the CIO of Hexa Asset Management. Tse’s interests outside the office are wide-ranging: he teaches shorinjiryu karate and is a keen boxer, golfer and amateur yogi.

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Sharie Ross Tse

Co-Founder and Director, Reviv

Wellness is key to Sharie Ross Tse, a governor for Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation’s Women of Hope, and a pioneer of the city’s first IV therapy and genetics clinic, Reviv, created to boost local health and energy levels. She was previously a force in Hong Kong publishing as Editor-in-Chief of Asia Tatler and a Director at Total Media (Gafencu’s parent company). A keen sweat enthusiast, she enjoys all cardio-induced activities, be it HIIT, indoor spinning or hiking.

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Hoi-shan Tsoi

Chairman, The United Laboratories International Holdings

Tongji Medical University alum Dr Tsoi heads HK-listed pharmaceutical firm United Laboratories. With plants in Yuen Long, Zhuhai and Inner Mongolia, it is one of China’s leading exporters of pharmaceutical primary raw materials, and produces scores of medicines for sale in the mainland and Hong Kong. His sister, Choy Siu-chit, is also with the company.

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Mark E Tucker

Group Chairman of HSBC

Mark E Tucker was appointed Non-executive Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings in 2017. Tucker has had over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry in Asia, US, UK and Africa. He is best known for his work at Prudential, where he served as CEO until 2009. He also chairs the Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee and sits as non-executive Chairman of the Discovery Group of South Africa. He has also had a stint chairing the TheCityUK and the UK Multinational Chairman’s Group. In 2022, he received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Leeds University

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Alan Lieh-sing Tung

CFO, Orient Overseas (International) Limited

The son of former Hong Kong Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, Alan became Chief Financial Officer of his father’s shipping conglomerate, Orient Overseas (International), in 2016. In addition to overseeing the fiscal side of the company, he also sits on the board of the Hong Kong Maritime Museum and is an executive committee member of the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners. The Princeton grad was appointed a JP in 2017.

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Chee-chen Tung

Monaco Honorary Consul, Hong Kong

The brother of Tung Chee-hwa, Hong Kong’s first Chief Executive, Tung Chee-chen helmed the family shipping giant Orient Overseas International Ltd, from 1996 until its acquisition by COSCO and Shanghai Port International Group in August 2018. Tung, who holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Liverpool (he also went to MIT) and a Gold Bauhinia Star, has long served Monaco as its Honorary Consul in Hong Kong.

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Gigi Oi-lai Tung

Founder, Bo Charity Foundation

Dedicated to helping the less fortunate, Gigi Tung is the founder of Bo Charity Foundation, though perhaps she’s best known for leading its subsidiary, Food Angel, which recycles food waste to feed the city’s underprivileged. The organisation collects some five tonnes of food to prepare roughly 17,000 meals and distributes over 11,000 other meals and food packs every day. The daughter of Hong Kong stock market

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Jing Wang

CEO, Credit Suisse Securities (China) Ltd

Veteran banker Jing Wang has been named head of Credit Suisse’s Chinese securities joint venture of its China branch, paving the way for the Swiss bank to expand in the world's second-largest economy. She worked as the bank's head of China onshore wealth management before taking on this position and was formerly the head of Private Banking operations at the China Merchants Bank prior to her current role.

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Patrick Shui-chung Wang

Chairman and CEO, Johnson Electric

Electrical engineer Patrick Wang has led three generations of his family in business for the past 25 years. His late father and his mother (who remains as honorary chair) founded micro-motor-maker Johnson Electric in 1959. With his brother, sister and son all on board, the now electro-mechanical-component giant has acquired like-minded concerns and opened plants globally. Wang is also a committee member of electronic learning specialist VTech.

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Sheng Wang

CEO, China Galaxy Securities Managing Director of China International Capital Corporation ( CICC)

Investment banking head of China International Capital Corp Ltd. Wang Sheng recently stepped away from his position as Managing Director to take over as chief executive of its sister company China Galaxy Securities, in a move to bolster the company’s investment banking business. Wang has spent his entire career at CICC since 1998, establishing the bank’s growth enterprise investment banking division, which focuses on serving China's fast-growing new economy companies, diversifying the bank’s clients beyond state-owned enterprises. He also co-headed the bank’s Capital Management.

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Christianson Sun Wei

CEO of Asia Pacific at Morgan Stanley

A lawyer by training, Christianson is a successful businesswoman and a powerhouse in the finance world, Wei Sun Christianson moved to Hong Kong in 1992 to focus on family. She entered the finance world and specialising in investment banking. Then in 1998, she joined Morgan Stanley where she assumed the role of Executive Director of Beijing chief representative, before moving to Citigroup to fill the role of managing director and Chairman of China, Citigroup Global Markets (Asia) Ltd. During her time as a lawyer, she was an attorney in the New York offices of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

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John Witt

Group Managing Director, Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd

Joining Jardine Matheson Group in 1993, John Witt has risen through the ranks to hold a number of senior positions, including Chief Financial Officer of Hongkong Land. Today, the Ottawa-born INSEAD MBA holder is Group Managing Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings, as well as Hongkong Land and hospitality group Mandarin Oriental.

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Albert Wong

Chairman, Eastern Worldwide Company

After studying in Canada, Albert Wong learned the ropes, literally, at Eastern Worldwide, the freight forwarding and logistics firm established by his grandfather more than 50 years ago; he would clamber up the hulls of ships to deliver messages. Wong junior assumed the chair in 1996 upon the death of his father. Over the years he has generously supported education and children’s charities and has honed his martial arts skills and is now CEO of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation.

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Allan Chi-yun Wong

Chairman and Group CEO, VTech

Heading the world’s largest maker of children’s educational learning products and manufacturer of cordless phones, VTech co-founder Allan Wong is one of Hong Kong’s richest people. The electrical and computer engineering graduate is also plugged into the Hong Kong corporate world as director of both the Deputy Chairman and an Independent Non-executive Director of Bank of East Asia.

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David Wong

Non-executive Chairman

Non-executive Chairman, David Wong chairs 100x Group, the parent company of BitMEX, which attracts billions of US dollars each day as the world’s leading cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform. An accomplished public speaker and leadership coach, he has 30 years of experience in global markets, investment banking and asset management, including stints at Bank of China (Hong Kong) and ABN Amro

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Harold Tsu-hing Wong

CEO and Managing Director, Dah Sing Bank

Scion of Hong Kong’s Dah Sing banking family, Harold Wong studied law at King’s College and Harvard and qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales as well as his home city. He went to work for his father, David Wong, in 2000, taking on various senior management roles in Dah Sing Group. Leading Dah Sing Bank since in 2017, he oversees some 70 branches across the region.

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Jimmy Chi-ho Wong

President and Director, Tung Chun Group

Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Wong Tok-lai, and father, Wong Chung-ming, Jimmy heads the family business, ensuring Tung Chun’s premium sauces are made in Hong Kong and guiding the household name into real estate and catering. A doctor specialising in otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), Wong is Founding President of the Hong Kong Society of Medical Professionals.

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Man Li Wong

Chairman and CEO, Man Wah Holdings

Replacing former Chief Brand Officer and Executive Director of the company Wong Ying-ying, Wong Man Li was appointed as the new President and Managing Director of Man Wah Holdings this year. He has also been serving as the Chairman of the company since 2004. He founded the company in 1992 and has over 20 years of experience in the furniture industry. Previously, he served as the Vice President of the China Furniture & Decoration Chamber of Commerce.

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Peter Tung-shun Wong

Non-Executive Chairman, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

A former Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Banks, Peter worked at Citibank and Standard Chartered prior to joining HSBC in 2005. Roles at HSBC China, Vietnam and Australia preceded his current appointment and elevation to the Group management board. The computer science whiz is also a director of Serai Limited, and holds key appointments on various political and economic bodies.

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Simon Ka-wo Wong

Chairman, Kampery Development Ltd

Coffee connoisseur Simon Wong counts an instant milk tea brand and two wineries in Bergerac among his holdings. Since founding Kampery in 1993, the catering tycoon has tasted international success while sitting on a plethora of F&B industry committees. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Hong Kong Brand Development Council, and a trustee of the University of Minnesota Foundation, where he studied psychology and studio arts in the early ’70s.

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Winnie Wong

CEO & Executive Director Asia insurance & AVO insurance

A well-known industry expert, Winnie Wong is leading one of Hong Kong’s composite insurance companies, Winnie Wong holds the position as CEO and Executive Director of Asia Insurance Company Limited. Prior to Asia Insurance, the HKUST alumni was the CEO of Aon Risk Solutions Hong Kong/Macau. She is a Board Member of the Financial Services Development Council and Convenor of the New Business Committee of FSDC. Actively involved in the community as well, she also sits on the board of several organisation and institutions. In 2021, she was appointed Justice of the Peace by the HKSAR government and is also a governing committee member of Hong Kong Federation of Insurers.

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Yenn Wong

Founder and CEO, JIA Group

Singapore-born entrepreneur Yenn Wong is the CEO and founder of the Hong Kong-based JIA Group, which was founded in 2004 with the opening of Jia Hong Kong boutique hotel, followed by Jia Shanghai in 2007. While both hotels have been since sold, the hospitality group continues to run 14 restaurants across Hong Kong, including two Michelin-starred Duddell’s and Louise. Married to fellow restaurateur Alan Lo, she enjoys horse riding and skiing in her spare time.

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Darrin Woo

Managing Director, Woo Hon Fai Group

The eldest grandson of the late Woo Hon-fai, founder of Lee Cheong Gold Dealers Limited, Darrin Woo today oversees the family’s diverse investments as Managing Director of Woo Hon Fai Group. He co-founded Blake’s, a real estate company with a commitment to urban regeneration, with Alan Lo. An avid classic car fan, Woo has a personal classic car blog, Motor & Co.

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Douglas Chun-kuen Woo

Chairman and Managing Director, Wheelock and Co

In 2013, Douglas Woo became Managing Director of Wheelock – the company which today oversees the property portfolio of his late grandfather, Y.K. Pao – and soon succeeded his father, Peter Woo, as Chairman. The Princeton architecture graduate and sports lover also sits on various industry committees. He also chairs the Government’s Environment and Conservation Fund and is Founding Patron of Project WeCan, two of his father’s initiatives.

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Jennifer Woo

Chairman and CEO, Lane Crawford Joyce Group

The middle child of Peter and Bessie Woo, Jennifer has cut her own cloth within the family holdings, becoming a youthful force in luxury retailing. She has guided historic Hong Kong department store Lane Crawford into China and the digital age, as well as overseen the various fashion and footwear boutiques, brand management and distribution enterprises under her wing, including Joyce, Pedder Group and Imaginex. She is also a member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.

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Michael Wei-kuo Wu

Chairman and Managing Director, Maxim’s Caterers Ltd

Michael Wu helms the restaurant group co-founded in 1956 by his grandfather, S.T. Wu. At Maxim’s since 1992, he was instrumental in expanding from cakes and Chinese food into Japanese (Genki) and smart Western restaurants (Café Landmark, Simplylife). In 2000, Wu partnered with Starbucks to bring a long-awaited US coffee culture to Hong Kong and Macau. He has a head for figures, having studied mathematics at Brown.

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Yajun Wu

Co-founder and former chairwoman of Longfor Properties

Billionaire businesswoman Wu Yajun made her fortune at the helm of Longfor Properties, which she co-founded with her ex-husband in 1993. Rising from humble beginnings – she began her career as a journalist before moving into property – she went on to invest in such notable tech companies as Uber and Evernote. In October 2022, she was replaced by new executive director and chief executive Chen Xuping after her resignation.

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Mickey Li Hing Yan

Founder, Chairman and Managing Director, Holdings Ltd

Pest control is all in a day’s work for Mickey Yan, who founded and helms cleaning and environmental services company Li Hing Holdings. He was one of the Hong Kong 10 Outstanding Young Persons in 2017, and ranked among the world’s top 10 the following year. Yan also established 366 Caring Services Company Limited and serves as its Chief Executive Officer, and is the force behind creative brands, iilink and iimobile.

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Bing Yang

Founder, Poizon

Founder Ever the intrepid entrepreneur, Yang Bing began his first venture at the tender age of 18, launching sports news portal Hupu, which within three years was receiving a million visitors a day. Come 2018, he used seed funding from that business to pivot one of his apps, Poizon, into a separate e-commerce platform focusing on the secondary market of limited-edition sneakers and streetwear. Poizon is now valued at more than US$10 billion.

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Fan Yang

Asia Chairwoman at UBS

Yang joined UBS in 2021 as the Asia Chairwoman for global banking at the Swiss bank  UBS. Yang helped transform the retail brokerage into a full-service investment bank. Prior to her appointment, she was serving as Chief Executive Officer at China Merchants Securities International, and also worked at Bank of China International from 2007 to 2013.

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Huiyan Yang

Chairperson of Bright Scholar Education Holdings

Chinese-born Cypriot billionaire Yang Huiyan is daughter to Founder and Chairman of Country Garden Group, one of the largest real estate developers in Guangdong. She is also Chair to Bright Scholar Education Holdings, a Chinese education company that went public on the New York Stock Exchange in 2007 and was also a member of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars. In 2022, the Ohio State University graduate was recognised by the International Hospitality Institute on the Global 100 in Hospitality.

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Marjorie Mun-tak Yang

Chairman and CEO, Esquel Group

Harvard- and MIT-educated Marjorie Yang heads up global apparel maker Esquel Group. Founded by her father, Yang Yuan-loong, in 1978, Esquel now makes some 100 million shirts a year for major names as well as its own retail brands, PYE and Determinant. The family affair includes Yang’s younger sister, Teresa, as Vice Chairman, and her daughter, Dee Poon, as Managing Director of Brands and Distribution.

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Daphne King Yao

Director Alison Fine Arts

Director, Alisan Fine Arts Following her mother’s lead, Daphne King-Yao has been promoting Chinese contemporary artists since 1996; Alisan Fine Arts, one of Hong Kong’s oldest and most respected galleries, was co-founded by Alice King in 1981. Daphne’s cultural interests extend to the Ink Society (chaired by King), Hong Kong Ballet and Friends of the Hong Kong Museum of Art. King-Yao was awarded the Hong Kong Women Leadership Award in 2019.

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Siu Yat

Founder and CEO, Outblaze Limited

Austrian-born, Hong Kong-based entrepreneur Yat Siu founded and helms Outblaze Limited, which owns Animoca Brands, a Hong Kong technology pioneer and leading gaming company valued at US$2.2 billion after its most recent round of funding earlier this year. He studied at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna, and is a Director of the Asian Youth Orchestra.

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Jeffery Yau

Founder and CEO, Puyi Group

Eyewear entrepreneur Jeffery Yau has overseen a generation of well-heeled and well-framed consumers: his Puyi Optical flagship store in 1881 Heritage, Tsim Sha Tsui, famously offered high-end spectacles priced at more than HK$1 million. Having celeratedPuyi’s 20th anniversary this year, Yau expects to open six additional stores by 2021-end. His vision also extends to timepieces, as the irrepressible retailer also founded Europe Watch Company in 1997.

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Margaret Lee Yau

Founder and CEO, Maret Fine Jewellery

Artist Margaret Lee, who studied at Parsons School of Design and Washington University in St. Louis in her youth, has also acquired a master’s degree in literature and cultural studies, and a doctorate in philosophy. The first Asian artist to hold a solo exhibition in the HofburgPalace, Vienna, she turned her hand to jewellery design in 2015, founding Maret. Lee is married to eyewear and watch retailer Jeffery Yau.

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Belinda Bik-yiu Yeung

Executive Director and COO, Regal Hotels International

Through the Regal and iclub brands, Belinda Yeung is in charge of the operations of some 10,000 hotel rooms and 90-plus hotel bars and restaurants in Hong Kong and, China where the group is expanding. The US-trained hotelier also handles HR management for her employer, Century City Group – she has worked for the Lo family since 1987. Yeung is First Vice Chair of the Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners.

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Danny Yeung

CEO, Prenetics

A true entrepreneur, Danny Yeung began his intrepid career at just 12, selling baseball cards while growing up in the US. He has founded countless successful ventures over the years, including Groupon East Asia, Hong Kong-based venture fund SXE Ventures and online-to-offline business Fave. Most recently, the University of San Francisco alumnus has found success in Prenetics, a genetic testing and digital health company he co-founded and serves as CEO.

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Jennifer Yin-chi Yeung

Executive Director, Glorious Sun Group

Jennifer Yeung is the niece of Charles Yeung and Yeung Chun-fan, the brothers who grew a small denim jeans factory into Glorious Sun Group, a multinational conglomerate with interests in property development, garment manufacturing, financial investments and retail. She sits on the company’s board alongside her uncles as an Executive Director, and and her responsibilities include overseeing the group’s financial investment business.

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Kin-man Yeung

Founder and CEO, Biel Crystal Manufactory

Hong Kong businessman Yeung Kin-man hit the big time with Biel Crystal, making touchscreens at his factories in Shenzhen and Huizhou for an estimated two out of every three iPhones produced. He donated some of these profits to City University to fund a veterinary school. Yeung still owns 51% of the company, with his wife Lam Wai-ying holding the rest of the shares, since a planned 2018 stock-market listing was postponed indefinitely.

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Carmen Yim

Founder and Global Marketing Director, Life in Motion

The stylish daughter of Stanley Yim, owner of electronic goods manufacturer S.A.S. Dragon Holdings, Carmen is a Director of Capital Markets at Knight Frank. The London School of Economics graduate also founded Life in Motion, a company that utilises cutting-edge LED technology with modern designs to maintain a sanitary home. A keen believer in giving back, she is also a member of the Young Entrepreneur Committee of the Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation.

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Eric Yim

Architect and Chairman of Hong Kong Design Centre

Successful Cambridge-trained architect and bespoke furniture designer, Eric Yim is Chairman of Hong Kong Design Centre in 2016, founder of POSH Office Systems (HK) Limited and Ming Foundation, an online portal that aims to advance design education and research, and support Hong Kong’s design community. He has earned many accolades, including Hong Kong Smart Design Awards and is an Honorary Fellow of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The Doctor of Design and Swinburne University graduate was formerly Deputy Chairman of Vocational Training Council, Chairman of Design Council of Hong Kong, and Chairman of Hong Kong Furniture & Decoration Trade Association.

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Stanley Yuk-lun Yim

Chairman, CEO and Managing Director, S.A.S. Dragon Holdings Ltd

Founding semiconductor supplier S.A.S. Dragon Holdings in 1981 and overseeing its Hong Kong Stock Exchange listing 13 years later, Stanley Yim is several steps closer to his goal of becoming the world’s leading electronic components provider. He is the Honorary Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association, a former Chairman of Yan Chai Hospital, and holds an honorary doctorate in  business administration from Hong Kong Baptist University.

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John Jeffrey Ying

Founder and Managing Director, Peak Capital

US-born New York investment banker John founded private equity firm Peak Capital in 1999 to connect Asian investors with specialist fund managers. His well-rounded education includes degrees in electrical engineering (from MIT) as well as international studies and business, and he is a longtime supporter of his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. Ying is also Non-executive Director of Tai Ping Carpets International Limited and Wallmine and also chairs Mecox Lane Limited, The Hong Kong Ballet and is a Director Emeritus of the Graduate Executive Board of the Wharton School.

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Lam Wai Ying

Chairman of Biel Crystal Manufacturing

One of the richest women in Hong Kong, billionaire and businesswoman Lam Wai Ying is Co-founder of Hong Kong's Biel Crystal, an optics manufacturing company and the largest supplier of glass screens for mobile phones, tablets, and Apple watches with a 83,000-strong headcount of employees worldwide. She shares 49 percent of the company ownership with husband Yeung Kin-man, who owns 51 percent.

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Douglas Young

Co-founder and CEO, Goods of Desire

A British education prompted architect Douglas Young’s love of home-grown Hong Kong design and culture, and thus the birth of G.O.D., founded with Benjamin Lau in 1996. Four stores now fly the lifestyle brand’s provocative “Delay No More” flag. Known for his casual and unconventional business sense, Young alternately takes spins in his classic cars. G.O.D. also collaborated with Locofama for wholesome local eatery, Sohofama.

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Cissy Yu

Chief Executive Officer of International Healthcare Institute

Cissy Yu is currently CEO of International Healthcare Institute and Supreme Care Ltd. She also founded Hong Kong Women Doctors Association and its eponymous charitable arm on which she sits as President and Chairman, respectively. The University of New South Wales graduate was formerly the Vice President of the Western Pacific region of Medical Women’s International Association from 2016 to 2019 and Hospital CEO of Tung Wah Hospital in 2017, where she served for 8 years

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Colleen Fung Yu

Founder and Principal, EX-R Consulting

Having formerly worked at KPMG and Goldman Sachs, Colleen Yu-Fung founded EX-R Consulting, an experiential marketing consultancy. The Carnegie Mellon University graduate also sits on the board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation Hong Kong and Hagar International, and is involved with Hong Kong Ballet. She is married to Terence Fung, with whom she has two children, and is fluent in five languages.

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Andrew Wai-man Yuen

Dayton Group, Deputy Managing Director

Aside from his role at family micro-electronic product manufacturer Dayton Industrial Co Ltd, Andrew Yuen is best known for popularising annual culture extravaganza Le French May as its Chairman. He is a faithful fundraiser for the Hong Kong Cancer Fund, which he has co-chaired since 2010, and the Society of the Academy for Performing Arts. The University of California, Berkeley alumnus co-founded PR company Occasions in 1987 with Pansy Ho.

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Dimple Yuen

Co-founder and Head Distiller, Two Moons Distillery

Dimple Yuen personifies two Hong Kong beverage industry breakthroughs – the city’s first female distiller at its first craft-gin microdistillery. When she cannot be found at Two Moons Distillery, which she co-founded in 2019, she is probably at sea; the Padi-certified rescue diver is also licensed to yacht operator.

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Allan Zeman

Founder and Chairman, Lan Kwai Fong Group

Famously taking Chinese citizenship in 2008, former Canadian entrepreneur Allan Zeman has made Hong Kong his home for almost 50 years. Investing in the garment trade (Colby Group) and then property (Lan Kwai Fong), he has exported his LKF nightlife concept to China, with a themed district in Chengdu. The former Chairman of Ocean Park has advised the Hong Kong government on a number of committees. Zeman also owns Andara Resort & Villas in his beloved Phuket.

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Jack Zhang

Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Airwallex

A computer science major from the University of Melbourne, Jack Zhang was instrumental in the creation of Airwallex – the digitised cross-border payments company that has found huge success since its inception in 2015. He steers a firm whose value has quadrupled in within two years to some US$4 billion in 2021following its latest US$200 million round of funding; it is now valued at US$5.5 billion.

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Huijuan Zhong

Chairperson of Hansoh Pharmaceutical Group Co., LTd

Billed3 one of the richest, if not the richest, self-made woman in the world, Zhong Huijuan is founder, CEO and Chairperson of HansohHansoh Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd, a holding company that is involved in the research and development, production, and sale of pharmaceutical drugs such as oncology, psychoactive, antidiabetic and other drugs. Her husband, Sun Piaoyang, is also a pharmaceuticals billionaire in China. The company went public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in June 2019.

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Jun Zhou

Deputy General Manager of China Molybdenum Co., Ltd.

With an extensive background in engineering, Zhou Jun-shen has held a multitude of positions in corporate management, mining production and operation, and overseas mine management. He was appointed Deputy General Manager of China Molybdenum Co., Ltd and also fills the role of Executive Director, Vice Chairman and CEO of Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited (SIIC).

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Qunfei Zhou

Chairman of Lens Technology

From humble beginnings to queen bee, Zhou Qunfei is currently the richest woman in China. After listing her Hunan-based company Lens Technology on the Shenzhen ChiNext market in 2015 (22 years after launching the company), her net worth skyrocketed to US$10 billion. She has become one of the world’s richest self-made businesswomen after first working in an industrial factory as a teenager before starting her first business in 1993 selling watch parts.