The Board of Directors

Dr William Fung

Dr William Fung, CERS Chairman
Chairman of Li & Fung Group

Dr William Fung is CERS Chairman, and Chairman of Li & Fung Group, a leading conglomerate with an international portfolio and footprint. William has known CERS for over two decades and is one of its stern supporters, including joining us on expeditions. He is also keen on supporting education and has been a long-time trustee of Princeton University.

Cheng Kai Ming

Cheng Kai Ming
Professor at the University of Hong Kong

Dr Cheng is Emeritus Professor at the University of Hong Kong. He was Chair Professor of Education, Dean of Education, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor of the University. He publishes extensively, and has delivered over 200 keynotes in international meetings. He writes a column in a Hong Kong Daily, and one in Shanghai Education and Escuela (Spain).

Christabel Lee

Christabel Lee
Managing Director, Toppan Vite Ltd.

Christabel is Managing Director of Toppan Vite Ltd which is one of the leading financial printing companies in the Asia Pacific region. She has been CERS patron and supporting the publication of CERS newsletters for a number of years.

Vic Li

Vic Li
Co-founder Tencent

Co-founder Tencent, in charge of technology, and corporate philanthropy. Currently, Venture Capital and Angel Investor.

Martin Ma

Martin Ma

Real estate developer with philanthropic interest in education and culture.

Afonso Ma

Afonso Ma

Afonso has known CERS for many years and has been a long-time supporter. He has sent his daughter to consecutive summers as our intern. He is a member of the YPO Pearl River Delta Chapter and graduated from Boston College. Afonso is well connected through his business portfolio to Mainland China and Macau. He was first introduced to CERS and HM through current board member Christabel Lee.

Dr. Pang Yat Bond, Derrick

Dr. Pang Yat Bond, Derrick

Chief Executive Officer of Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited
Founder of Lifewire Foundation Limited

Dr. Pang is an engineer and the CEO of Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited (Asia Allied Infrastructure). Asia Allied Infrastructure focuses on exploring development opportunities in the Asia Pacific region and overseas markets. It adopts a diversified business development strategy and operates such businesses as construction engineering and management, property development, security and facility management, tunnel management, construction financing, online construction materials procurement and management, etc.

Dr. Pang is also the founder of Lifewire Foundation Limited, which is dedicated to helping children with rare diseases and their families. On a trip to Myanmar, he joined the China Exploration & Research Society and became its sponsor. He has been enthusiastically supporting the activities of the Society since joining. He is also a keen amateur photographer and has exhibited his work in many charity photography exhibitions. Dr. Pang graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in the United States. He then obtained a Master’s of Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master’s in Business Administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a PhD in Civil Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Oliver Mowrer Silsby III

Oliver Mowrer Silsby III

School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, undergraduate degree. Hastings Law School, University of California, Law Degree. Founder and Senior Partner, Eastgate Group Ltd. Advisor on trust and tax planning, and international investment structuring.

Eliott Suen

Eliott Suen

Entrepreneur in Myanmar and HK, with interest in real estate, telecom and education.

Janice Wang

Janice Wang

CEO of Alvanon

Janice Wang (secret, though his father, the late Dr Kenneth Wang, was my contemporary) was one of our earliest interns, dating back to 2000 when she was attending Barnard College at Columbia. She has visited numerous CERS project sites and have become great friends of many of our associates. Janice is CEO of Alvanon, a leading apparel business and product development company. She is a member of the YPO Pearl River Delta Chapter.

Gilbert Wong

Gilbert Wong
Founder chairman of Bull Capital

Founder chairman of Bull Capital, a private equity firm with investment interest in the Greater China region.

Wellington Yee

Wellington Yee
Private Investor

Wellington is a former banker and private equity investor having lived and worked in United States, Middle East and Asia. He has been a CERS patron for a number of years and has participated on a number of field expeditions.

Billy Yung

Billy Yung
Chairman, Shell Electric Holdings Ltd.

Billy is Group Chairman and Chief Executive of Shell Electric Holdings Ltd as well as Vice Chairman of China Overseas Grand Oceans Group Ltd. He sits on a number of government committees in both China and Hong Kong and is a member of China People's Political Consultative Conference Guangzhou Committee. He actively supports charitable activities in China and Hong Kong and has been CERS patron for over fourteen years.