Ming-Wai Lau, GBS JP

Ming-Wai Lau is the Chairman of the Foundation, responsible for chairing Board of Directors meetings effectively and working with Management on agenda and follow up initiatives.

Mr. Lau is currently the Chairman of Chinese Estates Holdings Limited, a prominent property development and investment company in Hong Kong. He is also very active in community and public service. Mr. Lau is the Vice Chairman of the Youth Development Commission, Deputy Chairman of the Ocean Park Corporation, and Vice Chairman of Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre. In addition, he is an honorary trustee of Peking University, member of the Sichuan Committee of Chinese People’s Consultative Committee in Mainland China, co-opted member of the Community Care Task Force and Social Engagement Task Force, council member of the City University of Hong Kong, and member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of the HKSAR. For Mr. Lau’s outstanding public service, he was awarded a Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) in 2011, and a Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) in the 2017 Honours List.  He is also a Justice of the Peace.

Mr. Lau holds an LLB from King’s College, an LLM from the London School of Economics & Political Science, and a Ph.D in law from King’s College. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a registered attorney and counsellor-at-law in the State of New York.

 

 
 

Jacqueline Lam

Jacqueline Lam is a senior corporate executive at The Hong Kong Jockey Club. As its Head of Strategic Procurement, she leads a team of over 150 in Hong Kong and China to deliver value-based strategic sourcing solutions to the Club’s various corporate and business lines, overseeing the city’s largest procurement operation and major transformation initiatives for the Club.

Ms. Lam joined the Club as its Executive Manager, Supply Chain Strategy, charged with transforming its Supply Chain and Procurement functions into a strategic partner that adds value to the Club's business. Prior to joining The Hong Kong Jockey Club, Ms. Lam served in numerous management positions at The Airport Authority of Hong Kong, a company she spent 19 years of her career at. She has previously held leading positions in numerous divisions and departments including the Project Secretariat, Procurement Department, Terminal Leasing Department, Terminal Operations Department and Airport Management Division. Ms. Lam, before The Airport Authority of Hong Kong, was a key part of the Provisional Airport Authority, where she was involved the construction of Chep Lap Kok Airport.

Ms. Lam is a career chartered surveyor and has been active in the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, as well as various philanthropic groups.

 

 
 

Paul Tchen

Paul Tchen is currently the Chair, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Sir Horace Kadoorie Youth Development Foundation, an NGO based in Hong Kong, that focuses on providing hospitality vocational training programmes to underprivileged youth in China.

Mr Tchen has served for over 25 years in the hospitality industry, including a 20 year career with the Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH), the owner and operator of The Peninsula Hotels. He has held senior executive positions including Group General Manager, Operations, General Manager, Operations Planning and Support, and General Manager, Peninsula Merchandising. Mr Tchen has also served in numerous hotel General Manager positions in the US and Asia. In addition to his lengthy career with HSH, Mr Tchen has been the Director of Membership Services and Operations at The Hong Kong Jockey Club.

An experienced non-executive director, Mr Tchen is currently the Chair of KELY Support Group, and Advisory Council Member of INCLUDED.

 

 
 

Ir Dr Derrick Pang, JP

Ir Dr Derrick Pang, JP, is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited (AAI), a construction and property business that includes Chun Wo Development Holdings Limited and Chun Wo Construction and Engineering Limited. He has previously been the Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of AAI.

An active member of the construction industry, he is a Non-Official Member of the Construction Industry Council, and Land and Development Advisory Committee, and Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers. Ir Dr Pang also served as a Non-Official Member on the Task Force on Land Supply.

He holds a BSc Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, MEng from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MBA from Chinese University, and PhD Civil Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

 

 
 

Anna Lo

Anna Lo is a highly experienced retired human resources professional.

Well-known for her expertise in change management, talent engagement, human resources administration, and professional learning, Mrs. Lo has been the human resources leader for some of Hong Kong's most eminent companies. For 10 years, Mrs. Lo was the Head of Human Resources at The Hong Kong Jockey Club, after which she was recruited by the Airport Authority Hong Kong as the General Manager, Human Resources & Administration. Both positions reported directly to the Chief Executive Officer of each of the companies. After overhauling policies at the Authority, Mrs. Lo joined The University of Hong Kong as its first Director of Human Resources. She was tasked with setting up the entire human resources infrastructure at HKU until her retirement in 2013.  

Mrs. Lo is also active in various philanthropic initiatives in Hong Kong. She is currently a Director and the Chairperson of the Human Resources Committee at the Society for the Aged. Mrs. Lo has also been an Honorary Career Advisor at The University of Hong Kong.

 

 
 

Gary Liu

Gary Liu is currently the Chief Executive Officer of South China Morning Post, tasked with leading the 114-year-old newspaper's digital transformation.

An recognised leader in the realm of technology, Gary was the Chief Executive Officer of New York-based Digg before arriving in Hong Kong. At Digg, he was responsible for tripling revenues and significantly increasing traffic. Prior to joining Digg, Gary was at Spotify initially as its Global Director, Ad Product Strategy and later on Head of Labs, where he was responsible for trialling new business strategies for the innovation of the popular music platform. Gary has also enjoyed stints at AOL (as Director, Sales Operations & Strategy (Local)), and Google.

He holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University.

 

 
 

Wai Chi-Sing, GBS JP

Wai Chi-Sing is currently the Deputy Chairman & Managing Director of the Urban Renewal Authority in Hong Kong, the statutory body responsible for overseeing and managing the gentrification of the city's neighbourhoods.

Mr. Wai is a highly accomplished individual. Before being appointed to the Urban Renewal Authority by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR Government in June 2016, he was a senior government official, most recently as the Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) in government. With a fruitful career of over 40 years in government service, Mr. Wai has previously been the Director of Highways, and Deputy Secretary for the Environment, Transport & Works. In addition, he is very active in public service, serving as an Advisor to Our Hong Kong Foundation, and Honorary Professor of Civil Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is also a former non-executive director of the MTR Corporation, Ocean Park Corporation, Hong Kong Housing Authority, and Construction Industry Council. For Mr. Wai's tenured service in government and contribution to the community, he was awarded the Golden Bauhinia Star and is a Justice of the Peace.

Mr. Wai is a chartered engineer and fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers, and the Hong Kong Institute of Highways and Transportation.