Ming Wai Lau, GBS Director of MWYO and Chairman Of Chinese Estates Holdings Limited Ming Wai Lau, GBS Director of MWYO and Chairman Of Chinese Estates Holdings Limited
Mr. Ming Wai Lau is the Director of MWYO, a youth-oriented think tank. He is also the Chairman of Chinese Estates Holdings Limited and the Chairman of the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre, an independent policy think tank.
Mr. Lau is active in public affairs. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Youth Development Commission. He is the Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Ocean Park Corporation, a Council Member of the City University of Hong Kong, a non-official member of the Chief Executive's Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development, and a member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee. He is awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) for his meritorious public and community service in 2017. Mr. Lau holds LLB, LLM, and PhD degrees from King’s College London and the London School of Economics, University of London. He is also a registered attorney in the State of New York and a CFA Charterholder. He has been a Visiting Lecturer at Harvard Law School since 2014. Yok-sing Jasper Tsang, GBM, GBS, JP Former Chairman at the political party Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong Yok-sing Jasper Tsang, GBM, GBS, JP Former Chairman at the political party Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong
Mr Jasper Tsang Yok-sing was chairman of the political party Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong from 1992 to 2003. Before Hong Kong’s return to China in 1997, Mr Tsang was actively involved in the preparatory work for the setting up of the Special Administrative Region. He served on the Preparatory Committee formed by the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People’s Congress in 1996 and was a member of the Provisional Legislative Council of the Hong Kong SAR from 1997 to 1998.
Mr Tsang was a member of the Legislative Council from 1998 to 2016, representing the Kowloon West constituency from 1998 to 2008 and the Hong Kong Island constituency from 2008 and 2016. Mr Tsang was the President of the Legislative Council from 2008 to 2016. Mr Tsang is Honorary Professor of the Faculty of Social Science of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Convenor of Hong Kong Vision Research Programme studying issues of governance and the major policy areas. Mr Tsang was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal of the Hong Kong SAR in 2015. Tara Joseph (Moderator) President at The American Chamber of Commerce in HK Tara Joseph (Moderator) President at The American Chamber of Commerce in HK
Tara Joseph has been president of AmCham Hong Kong since February 2017. She is charged with overall responsibility for leadership and operations of one of the most influential NGO business organizations in the Asia Pacific, with a mission to foster commerce among the United States, Hong Kong and mainland China. Tara has more than 15 years experience working in Asia, covering top economic and political stories as a foreign correspondent for Reuters. In her 22 years as journalist, she has reported on hundreds of the world’s most important and high profile news stories including Russia’s financial crisis, Myanmar’s emergence from virtual isolation, China's rise on the world stage and the Beijing Olympics to name a few. As a TV reporter and presenter she has interviewed Fortune 500 CEO’s and government officials across the globe. Earlier in her career, Tara was the editor and main presenter of Reuters Financial Television based in London, and covered emerging markets and G7 economic issues. Tara is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Journalism, and Smith College in the United States. She has twice served as President of the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Hong Kong, one of the world’s largest press clubs.