Chiu Kwok Hung, Justin

Non-Executive Director


Non-Executive Director

Dr. Chiu, aged 68, has been the Chairman and a Director of the Manager since the Manager’s incorporation in 2003. He stepped down as the Chairman of the Manager on 1 January 2017 and remains as a Non-Executive Director of the Manager. Dr. Chiu is also the Chairman of ARA Asset Management (Prosperity) Limited (the manager of Prosperity REIT, listed on the Main Board of the SEHK). Dr. Chiu is a Director of ARA Fund Management (Asia Dragon) Limited as the manager of the ARA Asia Dragon Fund. He is also the Founding Chairman and Director of ARA, the holding company of the Manager. Dr. Chiu was a member of the Standing Committee of the 12th Shanghai Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the People’s Republic of China. Dr. Chiu is a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Council Member and a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administrators, a Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation, an Honorary Associate Member of Business of Trent University, Canada and a member of the Singapore Management University’s International Advisory Council in China. Dr. Chiu is also a Senior Visiting Fellow of the Department of Land Economy at University of Cambridge, an Honorary Professor of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Sun Yat-sen University and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Business of Hong Kong Baptist University.

Dr. Chiu has more than 30 years of international experience in real estate in Hong Kong and various countries and is one of the most respected professionals in the property industry in Asia. Dr. Chiu joined the CK Group in 1997, and is an Executive Director, an Executive Committee Member and a member of the Nomination Committee of CK Asset Holdings Limited (“CK Asset”), a company listed on the Main Board of the SEHK, heading the real estate sales, marketing and property management teams. Prior to joining the CK Group, Dr. Chiu was with Sino Land Company Limited from 1994 to 1997 and Hang Lung Development Company, Limited (now known as Hang Lung Group Limited) from 1979 to 1994 where he was responsible for the leasing and property management in both companies. Both Sino Land Company Limited and Hang Lung Group Limited are listed on the Main Board of the SEHK.

Dr. Chiu holds Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Economics from Trent University, Canada, and was conferred with the degree of Doctor of Social Sciences, honoris causa by Hong Kong Baptist University and the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa by Trent University, Canada. Dr. Chiu is the father of Ms. Chiu Yu, Justina, a Director of the Manager.