Skip to main content

Dr. Bankee KWAN

Chairman & CEO, Celestial Asia Securities Holdings (CASH Group)

Dr Kwan is the Chairman & CEO of CASH Group, leading the vision and strategy of the Group. The CASH companies include CASH Financial Services Group, Pricerite Group and CASH Algo Finance Group, etc. He is a true entrepreneur and was named “Entrepreneur of the Year 2009” in the Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Awards; “Man of the Year for Leadership in Asia” by IAIR; “World Outstanding Chinese” by World Chinese Business Investments Foundation; and “Junzi Entrepreneur” by The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong.

Dr Kwan is active in serving the community. Among his various public services, Dr Kwan is currently the deputy chairman of the Business Facilitation Advisory Committee (BFAC) and the convenor of the Wholesale and Retail Task Force (WRTF) of BFAC; a non-executive director of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA); a standing committee member and vice convenor (Hong Kong and Macao Members) of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Shanghai Committee; a member of the fourth to the sixth Election Committee of the HKSAR; a director, an executive committee member, past honorary advisor and past chairman of the Hong Kong Retail Management Association (HKRMA); a member of the Labour Advisory Board of the HKSAR; a member of the Marketing Management Committee of the Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA).

Aside from his achievements in business, politics, the academia and philanthropy, Dr Kwan also cares for the academic pursuits of youth education. Dr. Kwan is a John Harvard fellow of The Harvard University, US; a member of the Harvard University Asia Center Advisory Committee; a trustee of New Asia College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong; an honorary fellow of The Hong Kong Metropolitan University; a member of the Court of City University of Hong Kong, an Adjunct Professor of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, an honorary director of the Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Institute (PSEI) of Lingnan University of Hong Kong and an advisory professor and an honorary member of the Board of Trustees of Nanjing University. Dr Kwan is also an honorary advisor of several higher education institutions, including the LiPACE of The Hong Kong Metropolitan University and the Academy of Oriental Studies of Peking University.

Dr Kwan is an MBA from The Murdoch University of Perth, Australia and a BBA graduate from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr Kwan was also conferred an Honorary Doctorate degree in Business Administration. Dr Kwan is a fellow of the Institute of Financial Accountants, UK, the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute and the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (HKIM). He is a Certified Professional Marketer (HK) of HKIM and a Justice of Peace (JP) of the HKSAR.