Winnie Chiu

2016 Speakers

Winnie Chiu
President and Executive Director
Dorsett Hospitality International
Hong Kong

Winnie Chiu is the President & Executive Director of Dorsett Hospitality International since 2011 (previously listed on HKEx Stock code 2266). She is also the Chairman of AGORA Hospitality Group Co., Ltd. (Stock code: 9704 – the 1st section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange).

With over 10 years of experience in finance, hotels, property development and retail management, Ms. Winnie Chiu joined Far East Consortium International Ltd (HKEx Stock Code: 35) as Director of Project Development in 2005. Prior to this, Ms. Chiu has worked in Credit Suisse and has been a Director of Malaysia Land Properties Sdn. Bhd. since 2002.

A firm advocate of Corporate Social Responsibility, Ms. Chiu is in the Development Committee of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society and is the Chairman of Hong Kong Art School, member of the board of governors of Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Limited and Asia Youth Orchestra, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Vice Chairperson of the Friends of the Hong Kong Arts Centre and Executive Committee of The Society of The Academy for Performing Arts. She is a Board Member of the Wu Yee Sun College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; a Council Member at The Better Hong Kong Foundation; an advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation and The Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners; a member of the Discipline Advisory Board, Hotel, Service and Tourism Studies, Vocational Training Council (VTC); the Honorary Vice President, GHM (Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao) Hotel General Managers Society; a Member of Betting and Lotteries Commission, HKSAR government, and a Member of the Business Facilitation Advisory Committee, Hong Kong.

Ms. Chiu is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization Hong Kong Chapter, Hong Kong United Youth Association and the Y. Elites Association Limited. She was recently accorded the Women of Hope 2016 Award: Global Champion category. This prestigious award, based on open voting by members of the public was accorded in recognition of Ms. Chiu’s outstanding work and endeavours in putting Hong Kong on the map; and her many achievements in various fields. She was also included in Forbes Asia 2014: 12 Asia’s Power Businesswomen to Watch List and was awarded the 2014 Hong Kong Professional Elite Ladies award.

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