Edward KY Chen Distinguished Lecture 2021 “Hong Kong’s Next 25 Years: Challenges and Opportunities”

Full recap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3gAt98VFvY

The Edward KY Chen Distinguished Lecture 2021 presented by HKU Business School was successfully held today. Four young business leaders, including Ms. Gigi Chao, Executive Vice Chairman of Cheuk Nang (Holdings) Limited; Dr. Adrian Cheng, Executive Vice-chairman and Chief Executive Officer of New World Development Company Limited; Mr. David Liao, Co-chief Executive of HSBC Asia-Pacific and Ms. Dee Poon, Managing Director of Brands and Distribution of Esquel Group, shared their insights into how Hong Kong can maintain its advantages and its role as a world city and international financial centre.

The lecture attracted hundreds of participants. Audiences actively participated in the Q&A session before Professor Edward K Y Chen concluded the lecture. The Lecture is supported by Development & Alumni Affairs Office.

Enclosed please find photographs of today’s lecture:


Professor Hongbin Cai, Dean of HKU Business School, delivered the welcoming remarks.


Mr. Hing Wang Fung, Convenor, Edward Chen Distinguished Lecture Series Organising Committee, introduced the panelists.


(2nd to 4th from left) Dr. Adrian Cheng, Ms. Gigi Chao, Ms. Dee Poon and Mr. David Liao shared their views on the advantages and development opportunities in Hong Kong. The discussion was moderated by Dr. Victor Fung, Former Chairman of HKU Council (1st from left) and Professor Frederick Si-Hang Ma, Honorary Professor of HKU Business School (1st from right).


Professor Edward KY Chen delivered his closing remarks.


The Edward KY Chen Distinguished Lecture 2021 presented by HKU Business School was successfully held today and attracted hundreds of participants.

Hi-res photos are available here.

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