George Hongchoy, WG’91, PAR’18
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
George Hongchoy, WG’91, PAR’18, joined Link Asset Management Limited, the manager of Hong Kong listed Link Real Estate Investment Trust, in January 2009 as the chief financial officer. He became the chief executive officer in May 2010. He is chairman of the supervisory committee of the Tracker Fund of Hong Kong. He is a member of the Policy Research Committee of the Financial Services Development Council of the Government of the HKSAR, member of the Council of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, member of the Asia Executive Board of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and governor of Infrastructure and Urban Development community, World Economic Forum.
Hongchoy holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Canterbury and an MBA degree from The Wharton School. He is a senior fellow and a member of the corporate advisory council of Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Institute of Shopping Centre Management.
Hongchoy was named Business Person of the Year by DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards in 2015. He was also presented with Asian Corporate Director Award by Corporate Governance Asia in 2013-2015, Director of the Year Award under the category of Listed Companies – Executive Directors by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors and Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award by Enterprise Asia in 2011. He was also named “Best CEO” by FinanceAsia’s poll of Asia’s best companies in 2012-2015.