Dr. Hugo S.K. Chan - “Making A Difference in Greater China"

Dr. Hugo S.K. Chan
Topic:  Making A Difference in Greater China:  Practicing Christianity in the New Frontier

Description: Few people are as well-situated and connected as Hugo Chan to address the topic of making a difference in Greater China. Hugo will draw on his experience in law and entrepreneurship, church planting and the spearheading of the activities of Christian marketplace leaders throughout Asia in order to talk about how Christianity is practised in an economically-vibrant part of the world.

People - Hugo Chan 2013

Dr. Hugo S.K. Chan is a Hong Kong-based lawyer, entrepreneur, lay pastor, media personality and marketplace leader.  He is the partner of the law firm of Liau, Ho and Chan, specializing in Land Developments, Commercial and China Matters (www.lhc.com.hk).  Hugo is the Vice Chairman of the Law Committee of China Chamber of International Commerce Shenzhen, China and an appointed Legal Adviser to the Overseas Chinese Returnees in Shenzhen. He is also Adviser to the Shenzhen Luohu DeHeng International Legal Service Center, an entity operated jointly with Shenzhen government (www.DeHeng.com and www.dhlsz.com).  Hugo is Chairman of A R Evans Technology Partners Limited, a company focusing on technology co-operation between China, Hong Kong and Israel( www.arevans.com).
Hugo was one of the Founding Elders of The Praise Assembly, a local Cantonese marketplace church which has grown from one House Meeting to over 4,000 people with 8 district churches in Hong Kong.  In 2007 Hugo was elected with the highest number of votes as one of the members representing the Christian Sector in the Election Committee of the Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.  Since 1982, Hugo has been a leader in the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International in Asia, China and Hong Kong. FGB is an evangelistic movement for people in the workplace to bring people to the Lord by sharing testimonies at offices and restaurants. Hugo is presently the National Director of FGBMFI in Hong Kong (www.fgb.com.hk).
Hugo is the Founding Vice-President of the Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association, which is a 600 member political advisory group consisting leaders from key professions, CEOs and entrepreneurs, leaders from universities and ex government officials ( www.hkpasea.org ). The Association organizes activities and produces periodic reports to assist the Government on policies regarding the economical, cultural and political developments of Hong Kong and to foster a greater communication between counterparts in China.
In recognition of his contributions to the Christian and business sectors as well as the community, Hugo was conferred an Honorary Doctor Degree of Letters (D. Litt.) by the Olivet Nazarene University, USA.