Dr. Adrian Cheng, JP
Dr. Adrian Cheng is the Executive Vice-chairman and General Manager of New World Development. He is also the Executive Director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group and Founder of K11 and K11 Art Foundation. Dr. Cheng graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude) honours degree. He also received an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), and an Honorary Fellowship from Lingnan University in 2014.
In 2016, Dr. Cheng was appointed as the Justice of the Peace by the HKSAR Government. He was also honoured with the title of “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum in March 2012 and was selected as one of the 2012 Fortune “40 Under 40” global business stars by Fortune magazine in October 2012. In 2017, Adrian was awarded the distinction Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters (Officier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres), a prestigious award and recognition of his significant contribution to, and promotion of, French art and culture in China, as well as his role in the advancement of cultural exchange between the two countries. His experiences in Asian and Western countries allowed him to bridge the best of both cultures and bring a new dimension to society and beyond.
Dr. Cheng is actively involved in community services. He currently serves as the Vice-chairman of All-China Youth Federation (ACYF), and Member of The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Tianjin Municipal Committee. He is also the Chairman of New World Group Charity Foundation, Chairman of China Young Leaders Foundation, Joint Chairman of ACYF HK Members Association, Board Member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, as well as Member of Hong Kong-Japan Business Co-operation Committee etc.