Ronnie C. Chan
Mr. Ronnie C. Chan is the Chairman of Hang Lung Group Limited and its subsidiary Hang Lung Properties. Both are publicly listed companies in Hong Kong, dealing in real estate and property investment, development and management. Hang Lung has been a leader in Hong Kong’s property market for over forty years and has been expanding into mainland China for over a decade. Following successes in Shanghai, from 2005 to 2009, Hang Lung plans to invest US$5 billion and build about eighteen world-class commercial complexes in several major Chinese cities, including Tianjin, Shenyang, Jinan and Wuxi.
Mr. Chan also co-founded the privately held Morningside group which, in the past two decades, has owned and managed businesses in manufacturing, public transport operations, outdoor advertising, media, healthcare, online game operators, high-tech and biotech investments, developmental capital investments and other venture capital investments around the world.
In addition, Mr. Chan is actively involved with many non-profits, philanthropic endeavors, and educational organizations. He is Chairman of the Executive Committees of the One Country Two Systems Research Institute and of the Better Hong Kong Foundation. He founded and chairs the China Heritage Fund and is an Advisor to the China Development Research Foundation of China's State Council. Internationally, Mr. Chan is a Vice Chairman of the Asia Society and Chairman of its Hong Kong Center, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Committee on United States-China Relations, and the Committee of 100. He is the Founding Chairman and Chairman Emeritus of the Asia Business Council, a former Chairman of the Hong Kong-United States Business Council, and a former member of the governing board of the World Economic Forum. He serves or has served on the governing or advisory bodies of several think tanks and universities, including China Foreign Affairs University, the University of Southern California, East-West Center, Pacific Council on International Policy, Eisenhower Fellowships, and The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation.
Mr. Chan is a frequent speaker at international conferences and has published numerous articles in International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Newsweek, Fortune, Asian Wall Street Journal, Far Eastern Economic Review and Japan Times.
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