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People Hong Kong's Elite: Who’s New On The 2019 Tatler 500 List

Hong Kong's Elite: Who’s New On The 2019 Tatler 500 List

Hong Kong's Elite: Who’s New On The 2019 Tatler 500 List
By Hong Kong Tatler
January 09, 2019
You know what they say—one year you’re in and the next you’re out. We've reviewed and reshuffled our Tatler 500 List for 2019 according to who’s shaping Hong Kong today. Scroll through the profiles below to see the new faces that made it to this year’s list:

Vivien Chen

Vivien is the youngest daughter of the late billionaire Chen Din-hwa and the honorary chairman of the family’s Nan Fung Group. She is a mother of three, and her youngest daughter, Vanessa, is the group’s managing director; Vivien has no direct involvement in its day-to-day operations.

Find her on the list here

Karson Choi

A graduate of the University of Southern California, Karson is the chairman of the Halewinner Watches Group and the vice-chairman of Early Light International Holdings. The son of Francis and Margaret, Karson is married to Irene Wang and they have three children.

Find him on the list here

Mico Chung

Mico is the chairman and executive director of Capital Strategic Investments (CSI) Properties, a property company with interests in Hong Kong and Shanghai. A graduate of University College London, Mico is also a non-executive director of Hong Kong Telecom. He and wife Nina have two daughters, Jasmine and Ashley.

Find him on the list here

See also: Opinion: Why Diversification Is Important When Investing

Colleen Fung

Colleen is the founder of Ex-R Consulting, an experiential marketing consultancy, and is the wife of Terence. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, when she’s not working, she enjoys travelling and baking at home with her two children, Kylie and Lucas.

Find her on the list here

Christina Gaw

Christina is the managing principal and head of capital markets at Gaw Capital Partners, and the sister of Goodwin and Kenneth. Christina previously held roles at Goldman Sachs and UBS. She’s executive director of Pioneer Global Group, on the board of The Women’s Foundation Hong Kong and an executive board member of the Hong Kong Ballet.

Find her on the list here

Laurinda Ho

The daughter of Stanley Ho and Ina Chan, Laurinda is the founder and director of Jiu-Wu Beef Noodles in Hong Kong, a director of UNIR Hotels, a non-executive director of Macau Legend Development and the founder of the charity Smile with Us HK. A graduate of the Royal Holloway, University of London, Laurinda is a foodie at heart and a restaurateur by trade.

Find her on the list here

Johnny Hon

Johnny is the founder and chairman of The Global Group, a conglomerate with interests ranging from banking and financial services to entertainment. An avid philanthropist, Johnny has established various educational scholarships at Oxford and Peking universities. He is married to Vicky Xu and they have four children.

Find him on the list here

See also: The Business Of Philanthropy With Johnny Hon

Archibald Keswick

Archibald (or Archie) is the general manager of The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. Archie is part of the fifth generation of the Keswick family, which helms Jardine Matheson and he’s actively involved with Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre and its annual event, The Fayre of St John’s. Archie is married to Alice, an interior designer, and they have two children.

Find him on the list here 

Law Kar-po

The son of Law Ting-pong—the founder of apparel brand, retailer and franchiser Bossini—Kar-po grew his father’s textile empire and shifted its focus into property and hotels. He is the chairman of the Park Hotel and Park Capital Group. Kar-po is married and has three children, of whom Wendy and Allen are in the family business.

Find him on the list here

See also: Dee Poon: 5 Tips On How To Survive A Family Business

Vickie Li

The granddaughter of property tycoon Lee Shau-kee, Vickie is the assistant general manager of retail and hotel management at Henderson Land. She’s also the founder of Hart Collective, an initiative that fosters art and culture in Hong Kong. She’s engaged to financier Jonathan Kwok; they are set to marry in the summer of 2019.

Find her on the list here

Bonnie Kwong-Li

Bonnie is an avid philanthropist, and is a supporter of the Hong Kong Ballet and the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation. She is married to Adrian Li.

Find her on the list here

Jacqueline Sun

A former solicitor with an insatiable love of stationary, Jacqueline is the director of Swedish lifestyle brand Kikki.K in Hong Kong and the founder of Bella Design Gallery. She’s married to Stanley and they have three children. A firm believer in giving back, Jacqueline is also involved with various causes and charities.

Find her on the list here

Joseph Tsai

Joseph is the co-founder and executive vice-chairman of the Alibaba Group and its second largest individual shareholder. The Taiwanese-Canadian businessman is a graduate of Yale University and is married to Clara Wu; they have three children. They made a sizeable donation to Yale for its Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking.

Find him on the list here

See also: 50 Philanthropists In Asia Who Are Changing The World

Tung Ho-pin

Ho-pin is a Dutch-Chinese racing driver. He was the first ever Chinese F1 driver and won the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LMP2 category as part of the Jackie Chan DCR crew. He’s also known for the breathtaking video in which he drives up the famous Tianmenshan steps in a Range Rover. He’s married to Winnie Chiu; they recently welcomed their first child.

Find him on the list here

Eric Gnock Fah

Born in Mauritius and educated in the US, Eric started his career with Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong before he launched Klook, an online travel concierge app that offers experiences and tips for independent travellers around Asia. A travel enthusiast, Eric is fluent in seven languages.

Find him on the list here

Steven Lam

Hong Kong-born Steven is one of the co-founders of GoGoVan, an online logistics platform founded in 2013. In four short years, a merger with Chinese freight giant 58 Suyun turned GoGoVan into the city’s first unicorn, valuing it at more than US$1billion, and making Steven a poster boy for Hong Kong’s emerging entrepreneurial community.

Find him on the list here

Veronica Lam

Veronica is the youngest daughter of Lam King-ming; she works alongside him at Big Honor Entertainment, which invests in local films, concert tours and events. An avid photographer, Veronica’s passion for being behind the lens led her to establishing VL Visuals, which showcases her photography and personal projects. Veronica recently married Stephen Loman.

Find her on the list here

See also: Women of Excellence: Veronica Lam

Loui Lim

Loui is the youngest son of Malaysian-Chinese billionaire Lim Kok Thay, the chairman of Genting Group. He’s the vice-president of brand strategy, marketing and communications at Dream Cruises, a Genting subsidiary. Based in Hong Kong, Loui is an avid traveller and a regular on the social circuit.

Find him on the list here

See also: What It's Like To Go On A Kindness Walk

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