Welcome to our brand new Biz Leader Season 2! In the first episode, Chairman of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Jonathan Choi Koon-shum explains how Hong Kong becomes a promoter of globalization and about where Hong Kong should be heading in the future. Tune in to hear his take on the city’s development strategies.
Christie’s Head of International Asian Art Jonathan Stone has witnessed a remarkable evolution in art auctions - from a veritable British monopoly to one now populated by the global elite. Stone delves into how Chinese collectors are reshaping the auction space, with both buyer and sellers quickly adapting to ever accelerating changes faster than you can say, “going once, twice, sold.”
MGM China executive director and head of Shun Tak Pansy Ho talks about tourism, the Pearl River Delta economy and about being a woman in leadership in the final episode of Biz Leader season one. Tune in to hear Ho share her take on the region and gaming related sector over the past and next 20 years.
With 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese sovereignty on the horizon we talk with Jonathan Choi about the importance of the Hong Kong and mainland China business relationship. Jonathan not only leads a successful business venture, but is also is an influential member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
From a career in the sciences to banking that benefits the developing world, Vivek Pathak the Director for East Asia & Pacific of International Financial Corporation shares the inside processes of the IFC as well as his rules of being a great leader.
Boutique law firm Simmons and Simmons’ Head of Asia Paul Li successfully parlayed an internship, and art history degree, into a 28-year career navigating cross border quandaries and irate regulators for money makers riding Asia’s decades’ of growth. Listen as Li takes us through his rise from aspiring artist to consigliere to Asia-focused private bankers and asset managers.
Grit and getting in at the ground floor has fueled Towngas' rise from single city utility operator to multinational energy and chemical concern. Hear from managing director Alfred Chan on the 155 year old company's enormous inroads in Asia under his more than 2 decade stewardship.
Donald Trump’s protege Mark Brown is opening a US$ 7.1 billion resort and casino on the small US Island of Saipan. Hear Brown explain this exclusive 40 year monopoly license which has few restrictions.
Helmuth Hennig is hand of the king to Jebsen & Co, a family owned Hong Kong-based Danish trading company bridging China’s marketplace with the West’s greatest brands for more than 120 years. Hennig shares how Jebsen & Co navigated and prospered through China’s decades’ of growth.
Dr. Winnie Tang’s love for maps has led her to a career in the 4th largest privately-owned software company in the world. Dr. Tang explains the huge and dynamic world of geographic information systems and how this digital mapping is making our cities ‘Smart’ and shaping our everyday lives.