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Victor Chu

Victor Chu

Experienced Chairman: Private Company, Public Sector
Experienced CEO: Private Sector

  • 32 years of senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge in law, aviation, merchant banking, private equity, direct investments
  • Experience as an Audit Committee member, Governance Committee member, Investment Committee member, Nomination Committee member
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Current Positions

Victor Chu is Chairman of First Eastern Investment Group, a leading Hong Kong-based international investment firm, and Non-Executive Director of Airbus SE.

Industry Knowledge

Victor has served as Director and Council Member of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, member of the Hong Kong Takeovers and Mergers Panel, Advisory Committee Member of the Securities and Futures Commission, and part-time member of Hong Kong Government’s Central Policy Unit.

Victor was a Foundation Board member of the World Economic Forum from 2003 to 2015 and currently co-chairs the Forum’s International Business Council. He is Chairman of the Hong Kong–Europe Business Council, Chairman of the Hong Kong–USA Business Council and a member of the Hong Kong–Japan Business Cooperation Committee.

He was a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Zurich Insurance Group AG from 2008 until 2014.

Victor received his early education in Hong Kong and England and practised law in the field of corporate, commercial and securities matters. He became a pioneer of private-equity investments in China and was Deputy Secretary-General of the International Bar Association (IBA) from 1995 to 2000.

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Philippe Varin CBE

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