Interview with Antony Leung
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Chief Executive Officer
Former Senior Managing Director, Chairman of Greater China, Blackstone
Former Financial Secretary, Hong Kong SAR
Antony Leung joined the Nan Fung Group in February 2014 as Group Chief Executive Officer, based in Hong Kong. The Nan Fung Group is a leading regional conglomerate focusing on property & investment businesses. Prior to this, he was Senior Managing Director, Chairman of Greater China and a member of the Executive Committee of Blackstone.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Leung was the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong from 2001 to 2003. Prior to his appointment as Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary, Mr. Leung had 28 years of financial services experience. He was the Chairman of Asia for JP Morgan Chase based in Hong Kong. Before that he worked for Citi in Hong Kong, Singapore, Manila and New York for 23 years in various positions including Country Corporate Officer for China and Hong Kong, Regional Treasurer for North Asia, Head of Investment Banking for North Asia, South West Asia and Head of Private Banking for Asia.
The community service that Mr. Leung has engaged in included Non-Official Member of the Executive Council, Chairman of the Education Commission, Chairman of the University Grants Committee, member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, board of Hong Kong Airport Authority, director of the Hong Kong Futures Exchange, Member of the Preparatory Committee for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Election Committee and Hong Kong Affairs Advisors to the Chinese Government. Past board membership included independent director of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited, American International Assurance (Hong Kong) Limited, China National Bluestar Group and international advisory board member of China Development Bank and European Advisory Group.
Mr. Leung graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1973, and attended Harvard Business School’s Program for Management Development and Advanced Management Program. For his public service in Hong Kong, he was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong Government and an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. He was conferred an honorary Doctor of Law by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Mr. Leung is currently also Senior Advisor and Member of International Advisory Board of Blackstone, Non-Executive Vice Chairman of China Merchants Capital, Chairman of Harvard Business School Association of Hong Kong, Chairman of Heifer International Hong Kong and Chairman of Food Angel.