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The Power List 2020-12-02T17:38:17+00:00

2020 Gafencu Power list 300


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Gigi Lai Ka-yee

Chairman and CEO, Miricor Enterprises Holdings Ltd

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Anish Lalvani

Chairman, Euro Suisse International Ltd

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Kevin Lam

COO, Citigroup Inc

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Lester Lam

CEO, Lai Fung Holdings

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Steven Lam

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 startup 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 Business at the UC Berkeley.

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Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor

HKSAR Chief Executive

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Matthew Lam Kin-hong

Partner and Co-Founder, Nixon Peabody CWL

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Peter Lam Kin-ngok

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 1994, 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.

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Corina Mihaila Larpin

Owner and Creative Director, Stéfère Jewelry

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Ella Lau

Founder and School Supervisor, Parkview International Pre-School

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Kamsen Lau

Executive Director, Lifestyle International Holdings

A son of tycoon Thomas Lau, Kamsen Lau is an executive director since 2015 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.

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Kamshim Lau

Executive Director, Lifestyle International Holdings

Daughter of Thomas Lau and sister of Kamsen, Kamshim has also joined the family fold at Lifestyle International Holdings as an executive director. The holder of a Bachelor’s from the University of London and a Master’s in Modern Chinese History from the prestigious 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 last year. 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

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Ming-wai Lau

Chairman, Chinese Estates Holdings Ltd

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Joseph Lau Luen-hung

Former Chairman and CEO, Chinese Estates Holdings Limited

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Thomas Lau Luen-hung

Chairman and CEO, Lifestyle International Holdings Limited

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Allen Law

CEO, Park Hotel Group

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Kar-po Law

Chairman, Park Hotel Group

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Queenie Rosita Law

Founder, Production Q

Queenie Rosita Law cleverly combined her family textiles and hospitality heritage into an art studio that teams prints and design for the corporate world; Production Q 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 Law Ka-kui

Founder, K&K Property Holdings Ltd

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Wendy Law Wing-yee

Executive Director, Park Capital Group

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Charles Lee

Chairman, Lee Kum Kee Sauce Group

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Chien Lee

Non-Executive Director, Hysan Development

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David Lee

Chairman, Lee Kum Kee Family Foundation

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Marie-Christine Lee

Founder, Sports for Hope Foundation

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Sammy Lee

Chairman, Lee Kum Kee Health Products Group Ltd

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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 Senghui has been chief executive and executive director of Allied Group Limited since 1998, 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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Shing-chak Lee

Feng Shui Master

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Su-hwei Lee

Non-executive Director, Allied Group Limited

An economics degree graduate of the University of Sydney, she had 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 Senghui. 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 Yuan Siong 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 Limited in June this year. 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 the University of Cambridge and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in the US.

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Anthony Lee Hsien-pin

Non-Executive Director, Hysan Development

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Peter Lee Ka-kit

Co-Chairman and Executive Director, Henderson Land Development

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Martin Lee Ka-shing

Co-Chairman and Managing Director, Henderson Investment

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Benjamin Lee Kai-yiu

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Phoenix Property Investors Ltd

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Richard Lee Man-fai

Chairman and CEO, Wo Kee Hong Holdings

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Michael Lee Tze-hau

Non-Executive Director, Hysan Development

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Margaret Lee Yau

Founder and CEO, Maret Fine Jewellery

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Irene Lee Yun-lien

Chairman, Hysan Development

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Angela Leong On-kei

Co-Chairman and Executive Director, SJM Holdings

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Edwin Leong Siu-hung

Founder and Chairman, Tai Hung Fai Enterprise

Rising four spots to No.19 on 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 was a Jardine Matheson comprador.

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Charmaine Li

Joint CEO, The Kowloon Dairy Ltd

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Kuo-shing Li

Chairman, Mei Ah Entertainment Group

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Ning Li

Executive Director, Henderson Investment

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Sze-lim Li

Chairman, R&F Group

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Vickie Li

Executive Director, Citistore (Hong Kong) Limited

Sister of Kristine, Vickie works within Henderson’s department store chain, Citistore, which her father, Li Ning, set up for 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. Her high-profile marriage to Jonathan Kwok made headlines last year.

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Wyman Li

Administrative Director, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

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Kristine Li Keng-yan

Deputy General Manager, Portfolio Leasing, Henderson Land Development

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Adrian Li Man-kiu

Executive Director and Co-Chief Executive, Bank of East Asia

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Adrienne Li May

Chief Administrative Executive, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

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Richard Li Tzar-kai

Founder and Chairman, Pacific Century Group

Number 19 on Hong Kong’s richest list, Richard Li’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, whose businesses span media, telecommunications (PCCW and CSL New World Mobility) and insurance, returned to television in 2002 with Now TV. He is a licensed pilot and rescue scuba diver.

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Victor Li Tzar-kuoi

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

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Walton Li Wai-tat

Chairman and Medical Superintendent, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

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Francis Liang Sai-cheong

Director, The Spectre Group

Son of shipping magnate David Liang Chong-hou, Francis Liang Saicheong 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 a vice chairman of property developer New World Development. The younger Liang was educated at Huron University in Ontario, Canada.

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Loui Lim

Executive Vice-President, New Ships Design, New Cruise Business & Projects Development, Brand Strategy & Management, Genting Cruise Lines

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Jennifer Liu

Founder and Chairwoman, The Coffee Academics

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Shunxing Liu

Chairman, Concord New Energy Group

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Ka-shui Lo

Chairman, Great Eagle Holdings

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Katherine Lo

Founder and President, Eaton Workshop

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Kenneth Lo

Chairman and Executive Director, Crystal Group (Hong Kong) Ltd

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Poman Lo

Founder and CEO, Century Innovative Technology

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Yuk-sui Lo

Chairman and CEO, Century City International Holdings

Training as an architect, the son of Great Eagle founder Lo Ying-shek built his own real-estate empire with three high-flying arms: Century City International, Paliburg and Regal Hotels International. Apart from property developments, Lo Yuk-sui has 12 hotels under his wing – another airport hotel, Hong Kong’s largest, is set to open at Skycity in the coming year – as well as aircraft ownership and leasing.

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Sunny Lo Hoi-kwong

Chairman, Café de Coral Holdings Ltd

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Vincent Lo Hong-sui

Chairman, Shui On Group

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Grace Lo Kit-yee

Deputy Group Chairman, Gold Peak Industries (Holdings) Ltd

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Simon Lo Lin-shing

Chairman and Executive Director, Mongolia Energy Corporation

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Alan Lo Yeung-kit

Executive Director, Classified Group (Holdings) Ltd

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James Louey

Founder and CEO, Majestic Creations

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William Louey Lai-kuen

Director, Kowloon Motor Bus Company

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), 93 years previously. He once owned a restaurant, and ran the 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. A keen photographer, he also received a fellowship from Oxford University.

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Francis Lui Yiu-tung

Deputy Chairman, Galaxy Entertainment Group