Speakers

PROF. EDWARD CHEN KWAN YIU

President, Qianhai Institute for Innovation Research, Hong Kong


SPEAKING SESSIONS

Day 1 – 13 Nov 2017

Parallel Session B: Digital Disruption and the Digital Economy: Benefitting From the e-Commerce Wave | 3.30 pm - 4.45 pm


Professor Chen is Chairman of HKU SPACE (School of Professional and Continuing Education), Distinguished Institute Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Hong Kong, Chairman of the Advisory Council of Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research, and independent non-executive director of First Pacific Company, Delta Asia Financial Group, Hang Seng Qianhai Fund Management, and Wharf Holdings.

He is the former President of Lingnan University of Hong Kong, former Member of the Executive Council and the Legislative Council of Hong Kong, former Chairman of the Hong Kong Consumer Council, and former Chairman of the Hong Kong Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation.

Professor Chen was educated at the University of Hong Kong (B.A and M.Soc.Sc) and Oxford University (D.Phil). He is a Justice of the Peace and was awarded CBE by the British Hong Kong Government and GBS by the Hong Kong SAR Government. He was awarded Hon D Soc Sc by the University of Hong Kong, Hon D Litt by the Open University of Hong Kong, and an honorary degree of Doctor of Education by Plymouth University in England.