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Management Biography

Mr Peter YAN King-shun, JP

CEO Cyberport

Mr Yan is an industry leader with more than 38 years of experience in the innovation and technology industry. As the CEO of Cyberport, Mr Yan leads the digital technology flagship focusing on talent cultivation, industry development, and the integration of new and traditional economies. Prior to joining Cyberport, Mr Yan was the Executive Director and CEO of SUNeVision. Mr Yan had also held various senior management positions in large consulting and IT services companies including Accenture, Tradelink and Computer and Technologies.

Mr Yan is active in public services. He is a member of the Election Committee (the Technology and Innovation Subsector) and serves on the Council of the City University and the Hong Kong Metropolitan University. Mr Yan is also a member of HKSAR Northern Metropolis Advisory Committee, a member of the Human Capital Committee of the Financial Services Development Council, an advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation, a member of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and various industry or professional organisations in the I&T sector. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Mr Yan holds a BBA Degree from CUHK and was conferred the Honoree of the Year by the CUHK Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma in 2020. Mr Yan is a Distinguished Fellow of the Hong Kong Computer Society and had received Executive Education from the Harvard Business School.

Howard CHENG Hay-wing

Chief Operating Officer

Mr Howard Cheng is the Chief Operating Officer of the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited. He is responsible for managing all aspects of Cyberport’s campus development and management. He leads the formulation and execution of Campus Operations & Property Management, Engineering Services, Leasing for offices, retail and meeting/conferencing venues, and Hotel strategies for Cyberport, and introduce the application of state-of-the-art digital technologies to serve Cyberport’s tenants, start-ups and the campus.

As an experienced business executive, Mr Cheng has managed complex operations in his roles as Advisor and Head of Planning and Development with Kowloon Motor Bus, prior to joining Cyberport. Mr Cheng was the Managing Director of Serco Group HK Limited, an international service company which specialises in managing complex facilities management-related operations in the public sector where he was overall in charge of the Hong Kong and China business; and was the Assistant General Manager of Hong Kong Airport Authority where he was in charge of various functions and businesses in airport management.

Mr Cheng holds an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Master of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, plus an undergraduate degree in Applied Science in Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing from the University of Toronto.

Mr Edmond LAU

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Edmond Lau is the Chief Financial Officer of the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Limited. He is responsible for the Finance & Governance functions and oversees relevant financial operations and strategic development of the company.

Mr Lau has more than 20 years of profound experience in finance, investment and business development in the technology sector, with a particular focus on fintech and digital assets in recent years. He served as the CFO of technology companies, and the Head of Investment, Head of Incubation as well as Managing Director of listed companies and venture funds. He sat on the boards of private technology companies and provided strategic advice on growth and financing. Earlier in his career, Mr. Lau worked at CLSA, Citigroup and Accenture, focusing on the telecommunications, media and technology industries.

Mr Lau holds an MBA (distinction, Dean’s List) from London Business School, a Bachelor of Information Engineering (first class) from CUHK, and a Bachelor of Laws from China University of Political Science and Law. He is dedicated to technology development in the region and is often invited to be a guest speaker and panellist at prominent summits. He is a board member of numerous industry associations and assessment panels. He also holds the role of school manager for primary and secondary schools and an adjunct professor at a university.

Eric Chan Sze-yuen

Chief Public Mission Officer

Ir. Eric Chan is the Chief Public Mission Officer of the Hong Kong Cyberport. Chan is in charge of the public mission operation at Cyberport, building the ecosystem of nurturing start-ups from inspiring the next generation, through nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit, to empowering global ambition, through comprehensive entrepreneurship programmes with funding and other value-added services.

Chan has over 30 years of experience in the ICT industry, a chartered engineer, a chartered marketer, and a Fellow of Institution of Engineering & Technology (UK). Prior to joining Cyberport, Chan held various senior positions in global ICT companies including Hutchison, PCCW, Cable & Wireless HKT etc.. Chan has been active in public services, especially in education and industrial training, professional bodies, and charitable organisations. Chan is the Chairman of Knowledge Management Development Center, Chairman of Industrial Training Advisory Committee (ICT Sector) and serves on a number of advisory committees under Education Bureau and Home Affairs Bureau. He also serves on advisory boards and mentorship programs at the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Education University of Hong Kong.

Chan holds a BSc. (Hon) degree in Engineering from University of London, an MBA in Finance from Manchester Business School and received Senior Executive Education from INSEAD (France) and IESE (Spain) business schools. 

Johnny Chan
Chief Investment Officer

Mr Johnny Chan is the Chief Investment Officer of Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited. He leads the investment strategies and all aspect of the Cyberport Macro Fund’s developments. He was a member of the Cyberport Advisory Panel until September 2018.

Mr. Chan is a Deputy Chairman of the Listing Committee of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and the President of the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Capital Association (aka HKVCA). He is the Secretary General of the Asia Venture Capital and Private Equity Council (AVCPEC) which he co-founded with 9 other Asian associations in 2011. He was the Chairman of HKVCA from 2007-2011.

He is the founder of Softech Investment Management Limited, which acted as the manager of the Government’s Applied Research Fund from 2000-2019.  He acts as an Independent Non Executive Director for several companies and the Make a Difference Institute. He was the co-Founder of Techpacific and Crosby Group  and acted as the CEO of Crosby Capital Limited from 2000 to 2013 and concurrently, Chairman and CIO of Crosby Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited until 2016. The Crosby Group activities comprise of management of venture and private equity funds, financial advisory and wealth management.

Mr Chan obtained a BA Hons Economics from the London Metropolitan University and an MBA from Bayes Business School, City, University of London. He is a fellow of FINSIA and holds a Post Graduate Diploma of the Securities Institute of Australia.

Will YU Tat-Cheung
Project Director

Mr. Will Yu is the Project Director of the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited. Mr. Yu is responsible for the project management of Cyberport Expansion Project and off-site satellite co-working spaces.

Mr. Yu has over 20 years of experience in design and project management of building development projects in Hong Kong and China. Before joining Cyberport, he has held senior management positions with major property development companies, including Wheelock Properties, Nan Fung Development and Cheung Kong Holdings. His expertise covers a wide spectrum of property development projects including residential, office, hotel, retail and public work developments.

Mr. Yu holds a Master degree of Architecture (Hons.) (Distinction) and a Bachelor degree of Architectural Studies (Hons.) from The University of Hong Kong. He is registered architect, member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects and Authorized Person under Buildings Ordinance.

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