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.