The 500 List
Who’s Who of Hong Kong 2019
Joyce works in the family jewellery business, Ronald Abram, where she sets a high standard for managing client relationships. Beirut-born Joyce has an impressive flair for languages: she is fluent in Arabic, French, English and Hebrew. She and Ronald are the parents of JJ, Ziko and Jordan.
Ronald owns prestigious Hong Kong jewellery house Ronald Abram. He has been trading rare and exceptional gems for five decades, is renowned for his personal style and is an art deco aficionado.
A graduate of the University of Chicago and a former investment banker, Audry is a partner at Central Weddings. She is married to Tom Morrow and has three children.
Johanna is the wife of Ronald, mother of Claire, Jeanine and Max, and stepmother of Kim and Derek. She is the holder of a Bronze Bauhinia Star and the Golden Cross from her native Austria. She is also the chairman of charity Helping Hand.
Ronald is a senior partner of King & Wood Mallesons, chairman of the FWD Group and vice-chairman of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. He was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2010. Ronald loves horse racing, skiing and art.
Margery organises charity, arts and educational events. She is the mother of Denise and Debra Lo, and carries out a great deal of charity work. Amiable and elegant, she is a popular society figure and is fond of cooking.
Amanda is executive director of Shiatos, a family-owned importer and distributor of luxury goods, which she runs with her brother, Thomas Lee. She is married to Monis and is the daughter of Lee Shia-ping.
This record-breaking mountaineer is the daughter of Elizabeth and John Bond, and the sister of Lucy and Jonathan. She was awarded an OBE in 2006 and supports numerous charities, including the Eve Appeal and Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.
The CEO of Hong Kongbased investment company Golien, Max is an economics graduate from Switzerland’s University of St Gallen and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Max is married to Monique, with whom he supports many different art institutions and museums around the world.
Monique is the owner of the Burger Collection, a private collection of contemporary art, and is on the board of M+ Museum. Monique is married to Max and is a big supporter of local artists, universities and art institutions such as the Asia Art Archive, Baptist University, City University and the Asia Society.
A graduate of Yale University and Columbia Business School, Ann is the co-founder of Punch Detox and serves on the boards of the HK Adventist Hospital Foundation and Focus. The wife of Benjamin and the mother of three children, she loves to cook, garden and go on long walks with friends, family and her two rescue dogs.
Benjamin is the CEO of Grosvenor Asia Pacific and co-chair of the Asia Art Archive, and serves on the board of the M+ Museum and the advisory committee of Tai Kwun. Married to Ann, he has two sons, Owen and Casper, and a daughter, Morgan.
Formerly vice-chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, Laura is a non-official member of the Executive Council, chairman of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, and an independent nonexecutive director of HSBC Holdings and Unilever. She received a Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2017.
Victor is the deputy chairman and managing director of HKR International. He is also chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Festival. He is the husband of Laura, with whom he has two children. Victor holds an MBA from Stanford University
A designer, brand consultant and artist, Alan has won more than 600 design awards locally and internationally in the past 45 years. He ventured into the new area of fine arts in 2000. His works have been exhibited in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Osaka, Singapore and Milan, and have been collected by art institutions worldwide.
The daughter of Fang Zhaoling, Anson was Hong Kong’s first female and first Chinese Chief Secretary. She received the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 1999, and was appointed a Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George in 2002 and Chevalier of the National Order of the Legion of Honour in 2008.
Of Thai-Chinese descent, Bernard is chairman of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service and the Hong Kong Palace Museum, and convenor of the nonofficial members of the Executive Council. He is also president of Asia Financial Holdings and Asia Insurance. Bernard is a JP and a Gold Bauhinia Star recipient.
The daughter of Michael and Pauline, Candice heads J Candice Interior Architects, handling design for projects including the Grand Cinema in Elements and Fook Ming Tong, and restaurants such as Lady M and Kishoku. Candice is married to Leonard Chao and they have three children.
Charles is the managing director of Vimchamp Group and director of Watches of Switzerland. He is also the chairman of the Education Development Foundation Association. Charles is married to Heidy Yip and they have two daughters, Summer and Shelby.
Christopher is the managing director of Fantastic Natural Cosmetics Limited, the sole distributor of Fancl products in Asia excluding Japan. He and his wife, Michelle, support the First Initiative Foundation and Le French May arts festival. They have one daughter, Cheryl.
Christopher YC CHAN
Senior partner of Chan and Cheng Solicitors and Notaries, Christopher is on the advisory board of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and is the deputy chairman of the Appeal Board on Public Meetings and Processions. He is a JP and holds a Bronze Bauhinia Star.
A design graduate of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Dennis is the co-founder and creative director of Qeelin. An avid collector of timepieces and cameras, he is an ardent supporter of the Hong Kong Design Centre. Dennis is married to May, with whom he has a daughter.
Harris is the creative director and deputy CEO of Moiselle, the women’s clothing label started by his parents, Shirley and Boby Chan. A graduate of the London College of Fashion, Harris is credited with reinvigorating the label with a youthful, opulent approach that has resulted in steady growth throughout the region. He is also a supporter of the HKAPA.
The daughter of renowned architect Chan Pak-keung, Jean is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a management consultant and equity research analyst by profession. She and her husband, Pierre-Henri Boutot, have two sons, Alexandre and Adrien.
The daughter of Christopher and Virginia Chan, Joanne is a scion of the Tai Sang Bank family. She founded arts, culture and heritage consultancy Per Artem Lumen, and serves on the boards of the Hong Kong Dance Company and the HKPhil. Joanne is the author of the Happy Gabby children’s music book series.
John is deputy chairman of Transport International Holdings (formerly Kowloon Motor Bus Holdings), chairman of the court of HKUST and on the board of directors of the Community Chest. John and his wife, Agnes, have two children. He is a JP and a Gold Bauhinia Star recipient.
The chairman of Techpacific Capital and president of the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, Johnny is also an adviser to Thailand’s vice-minister of finance. He is married to Yuda, with three children: Natt, Calla and Tippa.
After serving as the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury (from 2007 to 2017), the dean of business and management at HKUST, and the chairman of the Steering Group on Fintech, KC joined online lender WeLab as a senior adviser in 2018. He is a JP and has a Gold Bauhinia Star, and is married to Eva.
A non-executive director of the family-run Café de Coral Holdings (he was its long-time chairman) and honorary chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing, Michael holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Manitoba, and is an honorary fellow of Lingnan University.
Chairman of the Hang Lung Development Group (since 1991), vice-president of the Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong, chairman emeritus of the Asia Society and chairman of its Hong Kong Centre, Ronnie made a US$350 million donation to Harvard University’s School of Public Health and, in 2017, received the Grand Bauhinia Medal.
Eldest daughter of the late Ma Kam-ming, the former chairman of Tai Sang Bank, Virginia is married to Christopher; the couple are involved with the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals. They have two daughters, Joanne and Bonnie.
Vivien runs her own law firm, Vivien Chan & Co. She is also the founder, chairman and managing director of property investment, management and development group VCC Land. She has two children, Anna-Mae and Harvey Koo, holds a Silver Bauhinia Star and is a JP.
Wing-kee is the managing director of Yangtzekiang Garment, executive director of YGM Trading and a director of Hong Kong Knitters, and honorary chairman of numerous organisations related to textiles, garments, export and shipping. He is a recipient of the Grand Bauhinia Medal.
The daughter of Star Chan, Winnie graduated from Loyola Marymount University in the US and is the director of Greater China for Swiss luxury jeweller Gübelin. Married to Andrew Tan, she is a supporter of Yan Chai Hospital. Winnie enjoys travelling, especially to Tokyo, and good food.
An Egyptian-born Thai, Yuda is married to Johnny and has three children. A graduate of the Georgetown University Law Centre and the School of Foreign Service, Yuda has retired from practising law but remains a member of the New York State Bar Association.
Janice is a board member of Hong Kong Ballet, a trustee of Design Trust and a member of the International Circle at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. She worked as a senior advertising and communications executive after she obtained her MBA degree. Janice enjoys travelling with husband Louis and son Lucas.
Bonnie is the chairperson and CEO of the Icicle Group and the co-founder of crosscultural entertainment company Studio SV with hip-hop artist Lupe Fiasco. She is vice-chair of the Hong Kong Design Centre and a director of Para Site. She is married to Darrin Woo, with whom she has one son.
Johnson CHANG Tsong-zung
A highly regarded expert on Chinese contemporary art, Johnson helped launch the careers of renowned artists from the post-’89 era, including Zhang Xiaogang, Zeng Fanzhi and many others. He is director of the Hanart TZ Gallery, guest professor at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou and co-founder of the Asia Art Archive.
Registered architect Cecil is involved in the property development arena. He is executive chairman of the Yan Yin Company, Cheuk Nang Holdings (Hong Kong), Power Wide Properties (China), Top Regent Asia (Macau) and Martego (Malaysia). He has three children: Gigi, Howard and Roman.
Cecil’s daughter Gigi is executive vice-chairman of Cheuk Nang Holdings. She also takes an interest in the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps, where she is a specialist flight lieutenant, and Faith in Love Foundation, a charity she founded in 2008 to support underprivileged children in Hong Kong.
The son of George, Hing has been a pioneer in cultural conservation in China for the past decade. He is the founder of the Hong Kong Culture Festival and CEO of the International Guoshu Association. He and his wife, Vicentia, have two children.
Director of real estate investment firm Lechare and founder of Kelly & Moss, Leonard is the eldest grandson of the late Ningbo philanthropist Zhao Anzhong. He speaks fluent Putonghua, English, German, Cantonese and Shanghainese. He and his wife, Candice Chan, have two sons, Logan and Leland.
The daughter of former actress Lily Ho and the late George Chao, Sabrina is the chairman of Wah Kwong Shipping and the first woman to chair the Hong Kong Shipowners Association. She is also a passionate horse racing fan and loves to travel. She has two sisters, Jane and Joan, and a brother, Hing.
Twin sister of Joan Chao and daughter of the late Wah Kwong shipping tycoon George Chao and wife Lily, Jane founded Galerie Huit and co-founded boutique Maison Huit and jewellery brand Scipian. She is a supporter of the Changing Young Lives Foundation and is married to Dominique Lee.
A trained barrister, Brandon is the founder of Noblesse Lifestyle Group, co-founder of Attire House and founder of charity A-Life Academy. The son of Brenda and the late Kai-bong, he is married to Jenny with two children, Winston and Alastair. He is known for his passion for classic styling, and is also an enthusiastic martial artist.
Bubbly Brenda, the widow of Kai-bong and mother of Brandon, is only seen at select functions around town but is always in her trademark, tailormade outfits. Brenda is a retired barrister and a talented cook who loves to travel.
The stylish daughter of Kevin and Reina, Chelsea graduated from Stanford in 2011 and attended the Gemological Institute of America. In 2017, she married Justin Kuok, and they welcomed their son in 2018.
With an engineering degree from the University of Cambridge, Jenny was an investment banker before becoming a fulltime mother to her two young sons, Winston and Alastair. The wife of Brandon, she can be seen around town at the hottest events.
Kevin is the owner and principal of investment company KRC Projects. He is also a partner in cloudbased software platform company Custom Gateway International. Kevin and his wife, Reina, have a daughter, Chelsea. He is a talented golfer who also loves art and cars.
San Francisco-born Reina is the wife of Kevin and mother of Chelsea. She is a partner in fashion company Ni-Chi, and is renowned for her style and grace. Reina was the recipient of
Hong Kong Tatler’s Most Stylish award in 2012.
Solina is a director of the Li Ka Shing Foundation and a co-founder of venture capital firm Horizons Ventures. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of New South Wales. Solina collects art, and enjoys golf and boxing.
Sham is the chairman of KC Maritime and chairman of the board of trustees of the Kishinchand Chellaram Foundation. He graduated from Canada’s McGill University.
Educated at the University of Chicago, James is the founder of Clearly, a global campaign advocating universal access to eye care. He is also founder of Vision for a Nation, co-founder of Adlens, CEO of Legacy Advisors, chairman of Wahum Group Holdings and chair of the Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation. James and his wife, Su Lee, have two sons and a daughter.
After serving for more than eight years, Philip retired as the CEO of Hang Lung Group and Hang Lung Properties in 2018. He is a steward of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, a vice-patron of the Hong Kong Community Chest and a JP, and holds a Gold Bauhinia Star. Philip is married to Anita, with whom he has two children.
Su Lee CHEN
Su Lee is a co-founder of early-childhood literacy charity Bring Me a Book Hong Kong and a board member of the Feng Zikai Chinese Children’s Picture Book Award, the first globally recognised award for original Chineselanguage picture books. She is the wife of James and the mother of three children.
Vivien is the youngest daughter of the late billionaire Chen Din-hwa and the honorary chairman of the family’s Nan Fung Group. She is a mother of three, and her youngest daughter, Vanessa, is the group’s managing director; Vivien has no direct involvement in its day-to-day operations.
Adrian is the driving force behind New World Group and Chow Tai Fook. The Harvard graduate founded K11 as a museum-retail concept for younger consumers. An avid patron of the arts, he is on the boards of MoMA PS1 and M+, and is a trustee of Royal Academy of Arts. He is married to Jennifer and they have three children.
The director of the Yenrabi creative studio, Barney featured on Forbes’ 2010 list of the 25 Most Influential Chinese in Global Fashion. A supporter of charities including International Care Ministries, Agape International Missions and the End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation, Barney is also on the board of directors of the Hong Kong Design Centre.
Christopher is the chairman of Wing Tai Properties, which also operates subsidiary Lanson Place. With an MBA from Columbia University, he has an OBE and a Gold Bauhinia Star. He and wife Ivy have two children.
Dorothy is the CEO and portfolio manager of Chocolate Asset Management, and is on the board of advisers for International Care Ministries and the Crossroads Foundation. A University of Toronto graduate, she loves spending her downtime with her three children and husband Jonathan.
Edgar studied oncology at the University of Notre Dame and the Medical College of Wisconsin before becoming a physician at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre. Now a leader in the business world, he is chairman of the World-Wide Investment Company, holds a Gold Bauhinia Star and is a JP.
A graduate of Oxford University, Edward is deputy chairman and chief executive of Wing Tai Properties, and chairman of Lanson Place Hospitality Management. Married to Louisa, with two daughters, Edward is a JP and received a Gold Bauhinia Star in 2018.
The chairman and executive director of New World Development, NWS Holdings and Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group, Henry also holds numerous titles under the New World umbrella. In 2017 he was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal. Henry is the son of Yu-tung and the father of Adrian and Sonia.
Ivy is a senior partner in Hong Kong legal firm Woo Kwan Lee & Lo, where her specialities are conveyancing and other property-related transactions. Ivy and her husband, Christopher, have two children.
This former banker is the co-founder of Arch Education and charity Arch Community Outreach, which supports education and career development opportunities for underresourced youth. Married to Adrian, Jennifer is a graduate of Columbia University.
Under the family’s Chiaphua group of companies, Jonathan is the executive chairman of Jen Development and co-founder of Jen Capital. He is also on the board of advisers for International Care Ministries and the Crossroads Foundation. He and his wife, Dorothy, have three children.
A graduate of Stanford University, Louisa is a keen oil painter and has shown her works at many exhibitions. She is a member of the Stanford Arts Advisory Council. Louisa is a past recipient of our Most Stylish Woman award. She and husband Edward have two daughters.
The chairman of BNP Paribas Wealth Management for Asia-Pacific, Mignonne is an influential figure in the financial sector across the region. She was bestowed the Chevalier de L’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur for her contributions in promoting French art and culture in Hong Kong. She is the mother of Michelle Cheng-Chan.
After retiring from the practice, Moses continues as a consultant at solicitors and notaries PC Woo & Co. In 2010 he founded the Child Development Matching Fund. He is also the founding chairman of Opera Hong Kong and chairman of the Insurance Authority of Hong Kong. Moses received the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2016. He is married to Betty.
Sonia is the CEO of Rosewood Hotel Group and spearheads the global expansion of the company’s four-brand portfolio, which includes Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, New World Hotels & Resorts, Pentahotels and KHOS. Sonia and her husband, Paulo Pong, have three daughters and a son.
The daughter of Moses and Betty, Vena is an investigations lawyer by day and a philanthropist by night. She devotes much of her free time to charities such as the New Hope Foundation China and MedArt China Orphan Outreach. Vena enjoys opera and classical music, and loves travelling.
Daughter of Mignonne Cheng, this banker-turnedentrepreneur is a co-founder and CEO of luxury communications agency Mazarine Asia Pacific and its subsidiary Occasions. An honorary vice-chairman of the Hong Kong United Youth Association, Michelle is married to Alan Chan and has two sons, Ayden and Ashton.
With degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School, Angela is the co-founder of Hong Kong’s first juice-cleanse company, Punch Detox, as well as the not-for-profit organisation EcoDrive HK. She is the wife of Matsuzawa Masaaki and the mother of twin boys. A certified yoga teacher, she is an advocate of clean eating and living.
The holder of a science degree from Boston University, Viola is the twin sister of Vanessa Kwan and the wife of Bernard. She is a co-founder of boutique Maison Huit and jewellery company Scipian, and mother to daughters Alexandra and Victoria. She enjoys skiing, bookbinding and knitting.
Flora Zeta CHEONG-LEEN
Flora received the World Outstanding Chinese Award in 2007. She has created numerous fashion labels, managed and hosted more than 50 TV productions, studied dance and stage direction, and starred in movies. She has one daughter, Claudine Ying.
The wife of Chung-kiu, Cecilia is an avid art collector and a budding artist. The mother of two is a supporter of the Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children. In her free time, Cecilia enjoys travelling with her family, music and dancing.
Chung-kiu, better known as CK, originally hails from Chongqing and is the founder and managing director of Yugang International; his other companies include CC Land Holdings and YT Realty Group. He is married to Cecilia and they have two children.
David is a cardiothoracic surgeon in the UK and Hong Kong, and is active in medical publishing and the development of medical technology. He is married to Michelle Ong; they have three children: Adrian, Amanda and Jennifer.
Jonathan (or JC, as he’s known to friends) is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and The Bartlett at University College London. He is the co-founder of public relations powerhouse Buzz Agency and works with his father at ITC Properties Group. Jonathan is a supporter of the HKAPA and Tate’s Asia-Pacific Acquisitions Committee.
With 20 years of experience in marketing and communications for luxury and fashion brands, Peter launched his eponymous strategic consultancy Peter Cheung Asia in 2015. He is an executive committee member of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
Vincent is a consultant for the law firm he co-founded almost 30 years ago. He is the Grand Master of Asia of the Commandery of Bordeaux (China and Hong Kong Chapter) and the only Hongkonger appointed a Commander of the Order of Agricultural Merit by the Republic of France.
A director of the Henyep Group, Alice founded the Sheen Hok Charitable Foundation and was awarded the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by France’s Ministry of Culture in 2015. She is also the founder and supervisor of HK Nobel Preschool. She and husband Louis have three children and 11 grandchildren.
The chairman of Prime Investments Group, and an independent non-executive director of Sau San Tong Holdings and National Agricultural Holdings, Kathy is a JP and an Italian knight. She supports the Po Leung Kuk, Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation, Hong Kong Tennis Foundation and the Peace and Development Foundation.
Louis is chairman of the Henyep Group and the husband of Alice. Known for their philanthropy, the couple support numerous educational establishments and charities. They have three children and 11 grandchildren.
Winnie is the president of hotel group Dorsett Hospitality International and the chairman of Agora Hospitality Group. She is the chairman of the Hong Kong Art School; and a council member of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. She is married to Tung Ho-pin and they have a daughter.
Francis is the founder and chairman of Early Light International Holdings, vicechairman of Regal Hotels and deputy chairman of Town Health International Medical Group, and an honorary president of the Toys Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong. He and wife Margaret have three children. Francis holds a Gold Bauhinia Star.
A graduate of the University of Southern California, Karson is the chairman of the Halewinner Watches Group and the vice-chairman of Early Light International Holdings. The son of Francis and Margaret, Karson is married to Irene Wang and they have three children.
Wife of Francis and a mother of three, Margaret is a council member of the Hong Kong Federation of Women. She also supports numerous other charities, including the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association.
Stanley is a managing partner of private investment offices SCA International and Lufin Asia Pacific. A graduate of Dartmouth College and the Stanford Graduate School of Business, he is married to Leigh Tung-Chou and they have three children.
The wife of Kwok-chuen and mother of Jolene, Amy is a ceramist and an avid collector of jade, sculptures, antiques and antiquities. She is a guqin enthusiast and her interests include crafts, needlework, textiles, travelling and reading.
Evan is the managing partner of MCL Financial Group, one of Hong Kong’s leading boutique asset management platforms, and the managing director for his family office, CEG. Evan is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, and is a contemporary art collector and patron. He was recently appointed to the board of trustees at the New Museum in New York.
A Brown University graduate, Jacqueline is an executive committee and fundraising committee member of the Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children, a council member of SAHK and a school manager of Ebenezer School for the Visually Impaired.
Granddaughter of Fung King-hey and daughter of Kwok-chuen and Amy, Jolene is the legal counsel and director of the Rice Group. The holder of degrees from University College London, Cambridge and Oxford, she enjoys reading, gardening and travelling.
Husband of Amy, Kwokchuen is chairman of the Rice Group. He is an avid collector of cars, art, antiques, jade, vintage pu’er tea and wine. Kwokchuen is a former director of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and Pok Oi Hospital in Yuen Long.
Lily is an executive director of the Chevalier Group and daughter of its late founder, Yei-ching. She is an active member of the All-China Women’s Federation, a standing committee member of the Ningbo Municipal Committee of the CPPCC and a member of the board of governors of Hong Kong Sinfonietta.
Yolanda is a co-founder of EcoDrive, a non-profit that focuses on reduction of single-use plastics. She is also a partner at Central Weddings and The Private Wine Company. Yolanda enjoys hiking, skiing, wakesurfing, entertaining and travelling. A graduate of Purdue University, she is married to Hamilton Tang and has two children.
A chartered member of the Zonta Club, Carmen supports the Hong Kong Arts Centre and various children’s foundations. She returned to the family textile and pharmaceutical business after working at Morgan Stanley. Carmen is married to Tenniel and they have two children, Gwyneth and Ethan.
A former banker who also worked at the UN, Irene now devotes her time to philanthropy, with children’s education in Mainland China and an orphanage in Cambodia among her causes. Irene is the Asia-Pacific chairman for the Oxford University China Centre Development Council and a member of Habitat for Humanity’s AP Development Council.
Ken is a national committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, and chairman and CEO of Mission Hills Group, spearheading sports, tourism, leisure and cultural development in Mainland China. He serves on the board of CUHK and the advisory committee of Lantau Development. He is the brother of Tenniel.
Kingston is the son of Pollyanna and Nicholas Chu, and is the scion of the family that founded the Kingston Financial Group, where he is an executive director. He is married to interior designer Kelly Lo.
Pollyanna runs one of Hong Kong’s largest local brokerages, Kingston Financial, as CEO with her husband, Nicholas, as chairman. She is also the chairman of Franck Muller Asia-Pacific. Pollyanna is a member of the National Committee of the CPPCC, and founder and permanent honorary chairman of the Chamber of HK Listed Companies.
Husband of Pauline, Samuel is a founding partner and the chief investment officer of Phoenix Property Investors. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago. He enjoys travelling with his wife and their two sons, Janson and Evan.
Vice-chairman of the Mission Hills Group, Tenniel helped establish the Tenniel Chu Chair in Sports Management programme at the University of Toronto courtesy of a record donation in 2018. Along with his brother Ken, he has been named the Most Powerful Person in Asian Golf for seven consecutive years. He is married to Carmen and they have two children, Gwyneth and Ethan.
Chairman and CEO of the First Eastern Investment Group, Victor co-founded Peach Aviation with Japan’s ANA. He serves on the board of Airbus SE and co-chairs the Hong KongEurope Business Council and the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council. Victor and his wife, Irene, support organisations that promote the arts and culture in Asia.
Loletta is a former Miss Hong Kong and the mother of Kenneth, Eric and Jeremy Fok. She is the honorary life president of the Wai Yin Association and has been awarded the Women’s Foundation leadership award for philanthropy. She is married to Vincent Lo.
This artist taught at the University of Hong Kong and CUHK, and has held solo exhibitions at numerous galleries and institutions, including the Hong Kong Arts Centre, the Guangzhou Museum of Art, the Shanghai Art Museum and Canada’s Parliament. Nancy is married to James and they have two children: Rebecca and Stephen.
Named Hong Kong Tatler’s Most Promising Young Lady in 2015, Candy is an executive director of Chuang’s Consortium International and vice-chairman of Midas International. Wife of Neville Kotewall and mother of Darius, she was featured as a celebrity model for the Dolce & Gabbana autumn 2017 show in Milan.
Born in Shanghai, Eugene is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman emeritus of HEC Capital, and is known for his support as a sponsor and fundraiser for numerous charitable organisations. He is the son of Joan and brother of Henry.
Helen is the founder and managing partner of silver boutique gift shop Nugget. She and husband Po have three children. Co-founder of the Po & Helen Chung Foundation, she is a painter, a calligrapher, a gifted singer and a talented flower arranger.
Mico is the chairman and executive director of Capital Strategic Investments (CSI) Properties, a property company with interests in Hong Kong and Shanghai. A graduate of University College London, Mico is also a non-executive director of Hong Kong Telecom. He and wife Nina have two daughters, Jasmine and Ashley.
The co-founder of DHL International, Po spearheaded the domain of service leadership education (SLE), focusing on enrichment in tertiary education and SLE workshops to help sustain Hong Kong brands. Married to Helen, he is the father of three daughters.
Married to Chip, Jacque is a dedicated mother to three boys. Jacque is extensively involved in organisations supporting children’s learning and serves on the advisory boards of a number of US schools. She shares with her husband a love for vintage cars and for spending time in Aspen, Colorado; Carmel, California; and France.
William E CONNOR II
Known as Chip, and born and raised in Japan, he purchased the family business in Tokyo in the mid-1980s, moved it to Hong Kong and expanded it into one of the world’s largest global sourcing firms. Chip sits on the governing senate of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile. He’s married to Jacque and is the father of three sons.
Paulene and her husband, Tony, have two grown-up children, Sean and Antonia. Paulene has always been Tony’s biggest supporter over the years, and they both enjoy playing golf and travelling with their family.
A six-time champion jockey and two-time champion trainer, Tony is legendary in Hong Kong racing circles, not least for having trained world-renowned racehorse Silent Witness. He and wife Paulene have two grown-up children, and enjoy travelling and golfing together.
Antonio DA SILVA
Son of Archie and husband of Jeanny, Antonio is the business development director at Jet-Speed Logistics. He is the father of Angeline and Jacqueline, and counts travelling and cooking among his hobbies.
Arthur DA SILVA
Better known as Archie, he is the co-owner and managing director of Jet-Speed Air Cargo Forwarders, a member of the St John Council and a voting member of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. He has three children.
Arthur DE VILLEPIN
Arthur is the founder and CEO of the Art de Vivre Group, and the CEO of cross-border consulting firm Villepin International in Asia. He was born in the US and spent his early years in India and France where his father, former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin, was posted.
The founder and a substantial shareholder of the Noble Group, Richard helped grow the company into one of Asia’s biggest supply chain management and commodity trading businesses. Born in the UK, Richard is based in Hong Kong and is married to Susan; they have four children.
David is in private practice as an orthopaedic surgeon and is an honorary professor for the medical faculty at the University of Hong Kong. He is a JP and holds a Silver Bauhinia Star. The brother of Anson Chan, David has three sons, Christian, Benjamin and Jonathan, and is an accomplished tenor who loves the opera.
Patricia is the wife of Vincent. As the general manager of the Toppy Group, she oversees several fashion brands, including Episode and Jessica. She is a talented vocalist and tennis player.
The CEO of the Toppy Group and managing director of Fantastic Garments, Vincent represents the wholesale and retail functional constituency in the Legislative Council. He is an honorary chair of the Liberal Party and received the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2016.
Long referred to as Li Ka-shing’s right-hand man, Canning is group co-managing director of CK Hutchison Holdings and deputy chairman of CK Infrastructure Holdings. Alongside Victor Li, the group’s telecommunications, port operations and electric utilities businesses are under his mandate. He is married to Eliza and has four children.
Eliza is involved in numerous philanthropic organisations. She chairs the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation and is a breast cancer survivor. Eliza has a master’s degree from the University of Hong Kong’s Centre of Buddhist Studies. She is married to Canning and has four children.
The grandson of the late Henry, Eric is the second of Timothy’s three sons with Loletta Chu-Lo. Vicepresident of the Fok Ying Tung Group, a standing committee member of the Guangdong CPPCC and a director of the Hong Kong Football Association, he is a graduate of King’s College London.
Ian is the CEO of the family-run Fok Ying Tung Group and governor of the Fok Ying Tung Foundation. Named a Top Ten Philanthropist of Guangzhou, he is a Silver Bauhinia Star recipient. Ian and his wife, Jo Jo, have three children.
Jo Jo FOK
Married to Ian, Jo Jo is the mother of Melissa, Jason and Kai-man, and an ardent supporter of the Fok Ying Tung Foundation. She is seen at select events around town.
The eldest son of Timothy, Kenneth is a member of the National Committee of the CPPCC, vice-president of the Fok Ying Tung Group and the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong. He is also active in numerous youth development associations. He is married to Guo Jingjing; they have one son and one daughter.
Melissa established and runs her own jewellery brand, No Thirty Three. She is also actively involved in Chung Sin Society, a Hong Kong-based nonprofit organisation that she founded with the goal of inspiring and empowering people and promoting social welfare.
Timothy is chairman of the Fok Ying Tung Group & Foundation, executive co-chairman of SJM Holdings, an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee and president of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee & Football Association. He holds a Gold Bauhinia Star. Timothy has three sons: Kenneth, Eric and Jeremy.
Chairperson of the Hong Kong China Foundation, Helen is a former director of the Po Leung Kuk and still a big supporter of the charity. She is a member of the board of trustees of the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Shaw College. She and her husband, Jack, have three children.
A Gold Bauhinia Star recipient and a JP, Nellie is a member of the CPPCC. She is also the founding chairman of mobile cataract-operation organisation Lifeline Express in Mainland China and a former chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ China operations. She is married to Eddy.
The chief executive of the family-owned real estate and asset management KHI Holdings, Adrian is also the founder and chairman of the Fu Tak Iam Foundation. He is married to Jennifer Jane.
A lawyer with Withers who specialises in trust, tax and estate advisory, Deirdre is on the board of the Hong Kong Ballet, the government’s Advisory Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries and its War Memorial Pensions Appeal Board. She is married to Joseph Tcheng, chairman of Clear Media, and they have two children.
Colleen is the founder of Ex-R Consulting, an experiential marketing consultancy, and is the wife of Terence. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, when she’s not working, she enjoys travelling and baking at home with her two children, Kylie and Lucas.
Known to his friends as Joe, he is director of his architectural and design firm SP2, and has a master’s degree from Harvard. Joe is a well-known gourmet and bon vivant, a classic car enthusiast and a champion of local contemporary artists.
The wife of Victor, scion of supply chain behemoth Li & Fung, Julia is the mother of Sabrina, Stephen and Spencer. A strong supporter of education, she has worked for many years with a giftedchildren’s programme and is a trustee of the Fung Hon Chu Education Trust Fund.
One of the four sons of the late Kenneth Fung Pingfan, he is a recipient of the Bronze Bauhinia Star for his service to the arts, including his role in the formation of the HK Arts Festival, the HK Philharmonic and the HKAPA. He is a lifetrustee of the Asian Cultural Council and an avid pianist.
Lynn is the director of the Liang Yi Museum on Hollywood Road. Familyowned, it is the largest private museum in Hong Kong, with more than 20,000 square feet of space dedicated to showcasing her family’s collection of antique Chinese wood furniture and Western vanities.
A graduate of University College London, Nancy is the director and founder of boutique PR agency Signature Communications. She is a friend of Design Trust and a supporter of Caritas Hong Kong. Nancy is also a keen home chef who enjoys cooking for friends. She is married to Dinesh Nihalchand and they have a son.
The wife of Kenneth and mother of Marissa, Joanna and Daniel, Nelly is the daughter of the late Philippine ambassador Marcial Lichauco. She is a JP, and is active in NGOs in the arts, healthcare and education. She is a co-founder of the Chinese International School and a founder of the ISF Academy, and has authored several books.
Patrick is the chairman of OCBC Wing Hang Bank and a vice-president of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. A JP and a University of Toronto graduate, he is also a member of that university’s dean’s advisory council.
Spencer is the group CEO of Li & Fung and an independent non-executive director of Swire Properties. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard and master’s degrees from Northeastern University. Spencer is the son of Victor and Julia, and the brother of Sabrina and Stephen. He is married to Sabrina Pang and they have three children.
The son of William and Sylvia, Terence is an executive director of the Fung Group. Terence attended Princeton University and Boston College. He is married to Colleen and has two children; they enjoy travelling and road trips together.
Victor is the honorary chairman of Li & Fung. He is an independent nonexecutive director of Chow Tai Fook and co-chairman of the advisory board of the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong. Victor received the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2010. He and wife Julia have three children.
Group chairman of Li & Fung, William is also a non-executive director of various listed companies within the Fung Group, including Convenience Retail Asia and Global Brands Group. He was awarded a Silver Bauhinia Star. William and wife Sylvia have a son, Terence.
Sabrina is the group managing director of Fung Retailing, deputy chairman of Trinity and a director of Macy’s China. She is a Harvard graduate who worked in banking before joining the Fung Group. Her husband is Kevin Lam, with whom she has three children.
Wife of Jay and daughter of Kenneth and Nelly Fung, Marissa is a graduate of Brown University and holds a master’s in non-profit management from HKU. She has worked in philanthropy, and serves actively on boards and advisory committees for arts and culture and youth empowerment organisations.
Jill is an enthusiastic tennis player who also loves bridge, yoga and voluntary work, especially in connection with tertiary education. She and husband Tim have two married sons and a grandson. She is also passionate about cooking and travelling.
After more than 30 years in Hong Kong as a solicitor, Tim is retired but continues to work as a consultant. He and his wife, Jill, enjoy hosting and attending dinner parties. They have two married sons and a grandson.
Goodwin is the founder, chairman and managing principal of Gaw Capital Partners, the real estate private equity company he founded with brother Kenneth. He is also the founder and president of Downtown Properties, and vice-chairman of Pioneer Global Group.
Christina is the managing principal and head of capital markets at Gaw Capital Partners, and the sister of Goodwin and Kenneth. Christina previously held roles at Goldman Sachs and UBS. She’s executive director of Pioneer Global Group, on the board of The Women’s Foundation Hong Kong and an executive board member of the Hong Kong Ballet.
Kenneth ( known as Kenny) is the president and managing principal of Gaw Capital Partners, one of Asia’s leading real estate investment funds. He is also the managing director of Pioneer Global Group and a director of the Hong Kong-Thailand Business Council. He’s keen on skiing, golf, hiking and wakesurfing, and enjoys fine wine and cigars.
Rossana has been chairman of Pioneer Global Group since 1999. The mother of Goodwin, Kenneth and Christina, she is a committed philanthropist, and is involved with the Academy for Performing Arts and the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals.
Bonnae is the owner of Sevva, Ms B’s Cakery and the C’est La B cafes, and creative advisor to the Niccolo Hotels group. Recently Elle Hong Kong honoured her with the Elle Legend Award. Her coffeetable book Butterflies and All Things Sweet won three top international awards in 2014.
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Born in Mauritius and educated in the US, Eric started his career with Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong before he launched Klook, an online travel concierge app that offers experiences and tips for independent travellers around Asia. A travel enthusiast, Eric is fluent in seven languages.
With more than 33 years of experience in the luxury watch and jewellery industries, Francis is the former CEO of Richemont Asia Pacific and is the founder of Gouten Consulting. He collects antiques and modern Chinese paintings.
Managing director of the family’s building supplies and engineering company, Arnhold, Daniel is the son of Michael and Judy, and brother of Joshua, Emily and Katie. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Daniel and wife Katish have two children.
Managing director of financial services firm Guggenheim Investment Advisors, Joshua holds a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University. He and wife Madeleine have three children: Jake, Lily and Edith. Joshua is the eldest son of Michael and Judy, and the brother of Daniel, Emily and Katie. He enjoys boating, hiking, tennis and golf.
South African-born Judy and husband Michael have four children— Joshua, Daniel, Emily and Katie—and eight grandchildren. Judy has lived in Hong Kong since 1959 and is fluent in several languages, including Cantonese. She supports an array of Hong Kong charities.
Michael is the chairman of the family’s building supplies and engineering company, Arnhold, which was founded in Mainland China in 1866. Born in Shanghai, he is married to Judy, is the father of Joshua, Daniel, Katie and Emily, and is a grandfather of eight.
A quadruple Olympic gold medallist in diving, Jingjing has dedicated herself to her family and charity work since marrying Kenneth Fok. She is an ambassador for Unicef Hong Kong and the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation.
Aron is chairman and CEO of the Harilela Group of companies and the chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. He holds degrees from the University of Hull and a doctorate in political philosophy. Aron enjoys playing tennis, skiing and polo. He is married to Laura and they have two children.
Director of Harilela Hotels, a past Rotary district governor and founder of The One Humanitarian Award, which searches for global unsung heroes, David also enjoys singing, composing and serving Hong Kong through the Community Chest. He is married to Avisha and father to three daughters: Divia, Davina and Sheeva.
Laila is the Harilela Group’s public relations director. She is a member of the American Women’s Association and a committed philanthropist. Laila supports the Hong Kong Cancer Fund, Aids Concern and the Hong Kong Ballet. She is also a committee member of the Youth Diabetes Action Group.