Mr. Ming Wai Lau is the Chairman of Chinese Estates Holdings Limited. He is also the Vice Chairman of the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre, an independent policy think tank. Mr. Lau holds LLB, LLM, and PhD degrees from King’s College London and the London School of Economics, University of London. His PhD dissertation was published as a book by Oxford University Press in 2011. He was a Visiting Lecturer at Harvard Law School in 2014 and has been re-appointed for the 2015-2016 academic year. He is also a registered attorney in the State of New York and a CFA Charterholder.
Mr. Lau is active in public affairs both in Hong Kong and the mainland China. In Hong Kong, he is the Chairman of Commission on Youth, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Ocean Park Corporation, Council Member of City University of Hong Kong, a non-official member of Commission on Poverty, a non-official member of Commission on Strategic Development, and a member of Financial Infrastructure Sub-Committee of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee. In China, he is currently a member of the Sichuan Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, an Honorary Trustee of Peking University and a Board Member of University of International Business and Economics.