President, Sands China Ltd
Former Chairman, Pacific Basin Economic Council


Day 1 – 13 Nov 2017

Parallel Session A: Urbanization, Smart Cities and Innovation in Property Development: Regional Trends and Opportunities | 3.30 pm - 4.45 pm

Dr. Wilfred Wong Ying-wai is the President & COO of Sands China Limited, listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Dr. Wong is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited, which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

He recently served as Chairman and CEO of Hsin Chong Construction Group. Dr. Wong was also a member of the Hong Kong Basic Law Consultative Committee; member of the Preliminary Working Committee and subsequently the Preparatory Committee responsible for establishing the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Dr. Wong was also elected a member of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China for 15 years from 1997 to 2012. He is currently the Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Deputy Chairman of the Hong Kong Film Development Council and Chairman of the Asian Film Awards Academy.

For his distinguished public service, Dr. Wong was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star and Silver Bauhinia Star Medals by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2015 and 2007 respectively. He was educated at Harvard University (MPA), the University of Oxford, the University of Hong Kong (BSoc.Sc.) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.