Appointment of Mr Bernard Charnwut Chan as Executive Vice Chairman of Our Hong Kong Foundation
(15 September 2022, Hong Kong) Our Hong Kong Foundation (OHKF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Bernard Charnwut Chan as Executive Vice Chairman. Mr Chan will preside over meetings of the Board of Governors and oversee the Foundation's work. The appointment was approved by the Board at a meeting today.
Mr Chan has a distinguished record of public service in a wide range of institutions and organisations, including as a Hong Kong Deputy to the National People’s Congress, Convenor of the Non-Official Members of the Executive Council and a member of the Legislative Council of the HKSAR. Since becoming OHKF Vice Chairman in 2017, Mr Chan has helped to lead OHKF on a path of remarkable success. In 2019, he was tasked by OHKF Chairman Mr C H Tung to lead Hong Kong Chronicles Institute (a member organisation of OHKF) as Executive Committee Chairman in compiling Hong Kong’s first-ever series of chronicles. The Board of Governors is confident that Mr Chan will lead OHKF to scale new heights with his passion and leadership.
In keeping with the founding principle laid down by Mr C H Tung upon inception in 2014, Our Hong Kong Foundation will continue to contribute to the long-term and sustained prosperity and stability of Hong Kong under the “One Country, Two Systems” principle.