Dr. Aaron Shum
Aaron Shum is the President of Aarson Shum Jewelry Limited. In 1978, he had started a business in Saudi Arabia and became a Belt & Road pioneer at the aged of 21. With over 30 years of experience in jewelry business and after years of effort, Dr. Shum has opened over 35 boutiques in UAE. His company and the product brand Coronet® have gained worldwide recognition and it is the first and only jewelry product brand in the history of Hong Kong exhibited in Hall 1 of the 100 years Baselworld.
Dr. Shum is actively involved in community services. He currently serves as executive committee member of The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong, Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Brand Development Council, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Yemen in HKSAR and Honorary Chairman of HKJMA. Dr. Shum was the council member of the Jewellery Advisory Committee of the HKTDC (1997-2007). In 1999, he had organized and has always been the Secretary-General of the Hong Kong Business Community Joint Conference, a coalition of 66 organizations representing small and medium-sized enterprises. Dr. Shum is also a Member of the Election Committee of The Fifth Term Chief Executive Election, Organizing Committee & CSR Foundation Chairman of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Big Bay Area Economic & Trade Association.
He was awarded Honorary Fellowship by the Professional Validation Council of Hong Kong Industries in 2006. Dr Shum earned his Master Degree in Material Engineering from Beijing Yanshan University in 2003 and a PhD in Business Administration from South Pacific University of Malaysia in 2010.