Dr. Jonathan Choi is Chairman of the Hong Kong-based Sunwah Group, Chairman of the Toronto-listed Sunwah International Limited, Chairman of the Hong Kong-listed Sunwah Kingsway Capital Group and Chairman of the Vietnam VinaCapital. Dr. Choi’s vision and strong determination has propelled his family company to the forefront of Hong Kong corporations, culminating in the globalised and diversified Sunwah Group we see today.
Dr. Choi’s dedication and contribution to his home country and the society is evident in the wide range of public positions he holds. These include: Standing Committee Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) of the PRC, Chairman of the Hong Kong Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Standing Committee Member of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, Economic Advisor to the President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Executive Director of the China Overseas Friendship Association, HK, China’s Representative of Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Business Advisory Council, Council Member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong – Vietnam Chamber of Commerce, Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong – Korea Business Council, Honorary Ambassador of Foreign Investment Promotion for the Republic of Korea, Chairman of the China-India Software Association, Chairman of the China Hong Kong Israel Technology Cooperation and Promotion Center, Chairman of the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence of the Michigan State University, Chairman of the Guangdong-HK-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union, Co-Chair of the Belt & Road Industrial and Commercial Alliance, and Co-Chair of Mainland China-HK-Belt and Road Business and Professional Services Council.
Being Chairman of the 46th, 47th, 50th and 51st Term Board since 2008 of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Choi steered the Chamber to enhance its position as an international trading platform. By utilizing his own international networks, Dr. Choi has done tremendous initiatives to foster economic exchanges and collaborations between Hong Kong, Mainland China and the world.
Dr. Choi is also a Court or Council Member of a number of universities including the Fudan University, the Nanjing University, the United College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the University of Macau. Over the past 40 years, Dr. Choi and through Sunwah Foundation has supported various science and educational institutions, cultural facilities and foundations in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. He has also established cultural centres in various countries to promote international cultural exchanges.