Dr The Honourable Lee Shau-kee, GBM, founder of Henderson Land Development Company Limited, has been the Chairman and Managing Director of the Group since its inception in 1976. Dr Lee’s other roles include Chairman and Managing Director of Henderson Investment Limited, Chairman of The Hong Kong & China Gas Company Limited and Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited, Vice-Chairman of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited, Director of Hong Kong Ferry Holdings Company Limited and The Bank of East Asia, Limited, Honorary President of Shun Tak Fraternal Association and Vice-President of The Hong Kong Real Estate Developers Association.
As one of Hong Kong’s leading entrepreneur, Dr Lee has made significant contributions to the community. Through the Lee Shau Kee Foundation, Dr Lee has also provided scholarships, building funds and other generous support to colleges and universities around the world. In 1982, Dr Lee established the Pei Hua Education Foundation, which has taken a visionary approach to enhancing human resources and providing educational and training opportunities in mainland China. In late 2005, through the Lee Shau Kee Foundation, Dr Lee donated RMB330 million to initiate mainland China’s largest-ever charity-based farmer training program: The Warmth Project. With support from the Central Government, the program provided vocational training for 1,000,000 farmers and 10,000 village doctors in 1,000 counties across the country.
In recognition of his lifelong devotion to education and his contribution to the community, the HKSAR awarded Dr Lee with its highest honor, the Grand Bauhinia Medal, in 2007.
Animals Protection, Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Elderly, Emergency Relief, Environment & Conservation, Health & Medicine, Poverty, Education
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