Dr. Peter Lee Ka Kit
Dr. Peter Lee Ka Kit is the Chairman of Henderson Land Development Company Limited and the eldest son of Dr. Lee Shau Kee, the founder of Henderson Land Group. He joined Henderson Land Development Company Limited in 1985 as an Executive Director, and was the Vice Chairman from 1993 to May 2019. On 28 May 2019, Dr. Lee was appointed Chairman and Managing Director of the Company. He is also the Chairman of The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited and the Vice Chairman of Henderson Investment Limited.
Dr. Lee loves his country, cares about Hong Kong, and takes an active role in civic affairs. He is a member of the Standing Committee of the 13th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the Vice Chairman of the 12th Executive Committee for the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the One Country Two Systems Research Institute. He was also a National Committee Member and Vice Chairman of the Subcommittee for Economic Affairs of the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th CPPCC.
Dr. Lee was appointed a Justice of the Peace by the Hong Kong Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2009, and was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) in July 2015.
Dr. Lee has a long term devotion to charity work. In recognition of his substantial contributions to the country, he was named “Most Benevolent and Philanthropic Individual” by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in 2007 and became the first person to be honored with the “Huang Yanpei Outstanding Award” by the National Association of Vocational Education of China. In 2008, Dr. Lee was named an Honorary Trustee of Tsinghua University and received recognition from the “Clinton Global Initiative”. The following year, Dr. Lee was awarded an Honorary University Fellowship by The University of Hong Kong. In 2012, he was also decorated as Chevalier de l’Ordre de la Légion d’Honneur by The Government of France. In 2014, he was again awarded the “Huang Yanpei Outstanding Award” and also received an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration from Edinburgh Napier University. In 2019, Dr. Lee was appointed to the 7th Board of Trustees of Fudan University.