Mr. Ronnie Chan is the Chairman of Hang Lung Group Limited and its subsidiary Hang Lung Properties Limited. Both are publicly listed companies in Hong Kong, dealing in real estate investment, development and management. Founded in 1960, it has been expanding into mainland China since 1992. Following successes in Shanghai, since 2005 Hang Lung has invested US$8.4 billion and built a number of world-class commercial complexes in several major Chinese cities, including Tianjin, Shenyang, Jinan, Wuxi, Dalian and Kunming. Mr. Chan also co-founded the privately held Morningside Group which, in the past two decades, has owned and managed businesses in manufacturing, public transport operations, outdoor advertising, media, healthcare, online game operators, high-tech and biotech investments, developmental capital investments and other venture capital investments around the world. In addition, Mr. Chan is actively involved with many non-profit philanthropic endeavors, and educational organizations. He is Chairman of the Executive Committee of the One Country Two Systems Research Institute and of the Better Hong Kong Foundation. He founded and chairs the China Heritage Fund, is a co-founding director of The Forbidden City Cultural Heritage Conservation Foundation, Beijing, and is an Advisor and former Vice President of the China Development Research Foundation in Beijing. Internationally, Mr. Chan is a Co-Chair of the Asia Society and Chairman of its Hong Kong Center; a Director of the Board of the Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Committee on United States-China Relations, and the Committee of 100. He is the founding Chairman Emeritus of the Asia Business Council, a former Chairman of the Hong Kong-United States Business Council, and a former member of the governing board of the World Economic Forum. He serves or has served on the governing or advisory bodies of several think tanks and universities, including Tsinghua University, University of Southern California, East-West Center, Pacific Council on International Policy, Eisenhower Fellowships, and The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. Mr. Chan is a frequent speaker at international conferences and has published numerous articles in the International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Newsweek, Fortune, Asian Wall Street Journal, Far Eastern Economic Review and Japan Times.