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Dr. Jonathan Choi

Standing Committee Member, National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

Chairman, The CGCC WCES 2021


Dr. Jonathan Choi is Permanent Honorary President of the Hong Kong Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Hong Kong-based Sunwah Group, Chairman of the Toronto-listed Sunwah International Limited, Chairman of the Hong Kong-listed Sunwah Kingsway Capital Group and Chairman of the Vietnam VinaCapital.

Dr. Choi is active in community and international affairs which is evident in the wide range of public positions he holds. These mainly include: Standing Committee Member of the National Committee of CPPCC of the PRC; Hong Kong, China's representative (2015-20) to APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC); Chairman (Hong Kong) of Mainland China-Hong Kong Belt and Road Business and Professional Services Council; Co-Chair of the Belt & Road Industrial and Commercial Alliance (BRICA); Chairman of Guangdong-HK-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union; Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong - Vietnam Chamber of Commerce; Founding Chairman of Hong Kong - Korea Business Council and Chairman of the China Hong Kong Israel Technology Cooperation and Promotion Center etc.

Dr. Choi has been awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) and Justice of the Peace (JP) by the HKSAR Government. He was conferred the “Friendship Order'” by the President of Vietnam, the “Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters of France” by the French Government and Japan Foreign Minister's Commendation for FY 2017 and Medal of Merit on Education by Macau S.A.R Government as well. Dr. Choi was appointed as the Honorary Ambassador of Foreign Investment Promotion for Korea (2015-2019). In 2019, The Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of P.R.C. in Hong Kong awarded Dr. Choi the title of “Friends of Diplomacy” for his tremendous contribution on implementing non-official diplomacy, promoting Chinese culture to foreign countries.

Funded by Trade and Industrial Organisation Support Fund, Trade and Industry Department

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