Events

24 Apr 2014 - 8:00 - 9:15
Michael Moir, Director of Property, Hong Kong Jockey Club

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust is leading an important project to conserve the Central Police Station (CPS) compound, a cluster of declared monuments being transformed into a destination for heritage, contemporary art and leisure for all to enjoy. The Club’s Director of Property, Michael Moir, will provide an overview of the conservation and revitalisation work, the operating model and how this important project can contribute to the Hong Kong community and internationally. This event is full, please email yammie@britcham.com for more information.

24 Apr 2014 - 12:30 - 14:00
Mr KS Wong, Secretary for the Environment

Co-hosted with the Australian Chamber's Sustainable Development Committee, this luncheon is a great opportunity to meet and hear from the secretary for the Environment, Mr K S Wong. In this interactive forum Mr Wong will give an update on the waste management measures mentioned in Hong Kong.

24 Apr 2014 - 18:30 - 20:30

We are delighted to announce our new sponsor for the Shaken not Stirred series – Berkeley Group! The award-winning developer is committed to provide quality properties in the United Kingdom to buyers from around the world. This month we are inviting all to join us for drinks at Berkeley’s stylish office suite in the Edinburgh Tower. The suite is a show-case of Berkeley Group’s premium properties such as the luxurious 190 Strand and 375 Kensington High Street.

29 Apr 2014 - 8:00 - 9:15
Professor Charles Schell, Visiting Fellow, Manchester Business School

Private equity has become a major supplier of enterprise capital and an alternative market for investment. This session investigates the growing importance of the private equity industry and its critical role in emerging markets. As well as attempting to define an industry that is by nature amorphous, Professor Schell from Manchester Business School will investigate how the industry works and discuss the opportunities and challenges that it generates. 

29 Apr 2014 - 18:30 - 20:30
Iain Reed, TiE HK; Simon Squibb, Nest; Devadas Parakkal, Teknowmics; Emanuel R. Breiter, AAIC Group Ltd; Felix Lam, Red Chapel Advisor

Over the last two years, Hong Kong has seen great strides in the development of its entrepreneurial ecosystem, with massive interest in startups both from the media and investors. What are the risks in early stage investing? What exits are available? Is it all about the numbers or the team? We've invited a panel of veteran angel investors and serial entrepreneurs who’ll tell you what the landscape is like in HK, where the deals are and what their bets are for their bucks.

30 Apr 2014 - 8:00 - 9:15
Thomas Heatherwick, Founder and Principal, Heatherwick Studio

In this breakfast briefing, Thomas Heatherwick, world-renowned designer and Founder of Heatherwick Studio, will talk to you about his vision for London’s new iconic Garden Bridge. The Garden Bridge will be a new public garden planted on a bridge that will link the South Bank to Temple station and the Strand in London.

07 May 2014 - 8:00 - 9:15
David Graham, Chief Regulatory Officer and Head of Listing, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

In this breakfast briefing, David Graham, Chief Regulatory Officer and Head of Listing of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited will share his initial observations on new listing applications under the new sponsor regulation. He will also highlight the key features of the new requirements resulting from the listing rule changes including a streamlined regulatory commenting process.

07 May 2014 - 18:30 - 20:30
Debra Meiburg MW, Meiburg Wine Media

The Women in Business committee are delighted to invite you to attend a networking evening with guest speaker Debra Meiburg MW, award-winning wine journalist. Collins & Kent International, a specialist fine art investment company, will be hosting an exclusive evening for female members of the British Chamber and their guests, to network and mingle in their gallery on Hollywood Road.

08 May 2014 - 12:30 - 14:15
Huibert Vigeveno, Executive Chairman, Shell Companies in China

In this speaker luncheon, Huibert Vigeveno, Executive Chairman of Shell Companies in China, will share his views on the energy opportunities and challenges in China in terms of rising energy demand and green energy with less environment footprints. He will also share with the audience Shell China's "In China, For China" business strategy and how this business growth is contributing to the solutions to China's energy challenges.

Energy, Shell, Lunch
09 May 2014 - 12:30 - 14:00

We would like to invite members of the British Chamber to a roundtable discussion with a focus on issues surrounding doing business in China. The issues raised during the discussion will hopefully help the China Committee to create a position paper to submit to the HKSAR Government. This is an interactive event so participants are expected to contribute to the discussion.