George Leung took up the position as CEO of the Chamber on 1 May, following a successful career in the banking industry, including 26 years with HSBC. George would like to host an online chat with members to introduce himself and to hear members' thoughts on how the Chamber can best help their businesses amid the current challenges and for the longer term.
As a renowned economist and an influential public policy commentator in the region, how will George use his experience to lead the Chamber forward? How will the Chamber support and help businesses in the coming months, and what work would you like the Chamber to focus on?
George will discuss these topics and more at our online meet-up. Join us to welcome George to the Chamber and to share your thoughts on the direction the Chamber should take in the future.
George Leung, CEO, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
Immediately before joining the Chamber, George was Advisor to the Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive of HSBC. He was also a member of the bank's Hong Kong Executive Committee and other senior management committees. Before joining HSBC, he was CFO of a large manufacturing company and also a senior policy officer in the Australian public sector for many years. He also has a long record of public service, including former Chairman of both the Financial and Treasury Services Committee and the Economic Policy Committee of HKGCC; and former Acting Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Banks. He has also been a member of various public bodies, including Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (Hong Kong Committee), Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council, Government Statistics Advisory Board, and PCICB. He also served as non-executive director at the Board of The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Ltd. He is now an honorary advisor to several public and tertiary institutions.