Mr. Shih Wing-Ching, JP
Shih Wing Ching was born in Shanghai and brought up in Hong Kong. Shih founded Centaline Group and acts as its Chief Executive. Centaline has been majoring its business in property agency and has now developed as an enterprise involving in diversified businesses including surveying and valuation, mortgage agency, data consolidation, financial services, wealth management, securities brokerage, credit reporting, property management and online media.
Apart from involving in commercial activities, Shih actively participates in public services. Shih served respectively as the Member of the Advisory Committee of Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption, the Hospital Governing Committee of The Hospital Authority, The Hong Kong Housing Authority, The Commission on Strategic Development, Task Force on Economic Challenges, The Estate Agents Authority and The Consumer Council.
With enthusiasm for charity and public welfares, and for cultural development, Shih also served as the Council Member of Oxfam Hong Kong, the Honorable Director of Sowers Action, Chairman of Green Council and Chairman of the Board of Governors of Hong Kong Sinfonietta.
Outside of work, Shih is a newspaper columnist and a host for electronic media. As Shih has keen interests in academic activities, he frequently delivers speeches for the tertiary institutions on topics not limited to the real estate, but also on wide range of issues such as politics, the economy, and even natural science and philosophy. Owing to the uniqueness of his point of view coupled with strong ability of expression, Shih is a well received commentator with his comments widely concerned by the society.