Dr. Y.K. PANG, GBS, JP
HONG KONG TOURISM BOARD
As Chairman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), Dr Y.K. Pang is responsible for leading the organisation in actively promoting Hong Kong as a world-class travel destination around the world to maximise the benefits of tourism for the Hong Kong economy and the community at large.
Dr Pang has extensive experience in the commercial sector. Currently, he is Deputy Managing Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited; Deputy Chairman and Deputy Managing Director of Jardine Matheson Limited; Director of Jardine Matheson (China) Limited; Director of Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited; Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited; Director of Hongkong Land Holdings Limited; Director of Mandarin Oriental International Limited; and Director of Zhongsheng Group Holdings Ltd. He is also engaged in professional bodies, serving as Member of Council & General Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, of which he was Chairman in 2014–16. Dr Pang is also Chairman of the General Committee and Executive Committee of Employers Federation of Hong Kong; and Deputy Chairman and Member of Council & Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Management Association.
Dr Pang was recognised as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong in 1999 and has dedicated himself to public service. He is the Vice Patron of the Community Chest of Hong Kong; Chairman of HKSAR Government Advisory Committee on Gifted Education; Chairman of HKSAR Government Standing Commission on Civil Service Salaries and Conditions of Service; Chairman of HKSAR Government Standing Committee on Directorate Salaries and Conditions of Service; Member of the HKSAR Government Trade and Industry Advisory Board; and Chairman of the Hospital Governing Committee of Queen Mary Hospital and Tsan Yuk Hospital. Dr Pang was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2016 by the Hong Kong SAR Government, after receiving the Silver Bauhinia Star in 2008 for his long and distinguished public service.