Chee Hwa Tung has been our director since September 2014 and is the Vice Chairman of the Thirteenth National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the PRC, which is an important institution of multiparty cooperation and political consultation in the PRC.
Mr. Tung is the Founding Chairman of the China-United States Exchange Foundation, which is a non-profit organization registered in Hong Kong to promote understanding and strengthening relationships between China and the United States. Mr. Tung is also the chairman of Our Hong Kong Foundation Limited, a non-government, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the long-term and overall interests of Hong Kong. Mr. Tung also serves in various public sector and advisory positions, including as a member of the J.P. Morgan International Council, the China Development Bank International Advisory Committee and the Advisory Board of the Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University. Prior to these appointments, Mr. Tung served as the First Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region from July 1997 to March 2005.
Mr. Tung had a successful and distinguished career in business, including serving as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orient Overseas (International) Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange with its principal business activities in container transport and logistics services on a global scale.
Mr. Tung received a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Liverpool.