Ms. Cheng Chi-Man, Sonia
Appointed as an Executive Director in March 2012. Ms. Cheng is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company. She currently oversees the hotel division of the Group. She is a director of New World China Land Limited and certain subsidiaries of the Group. Ms. Cheng is a vice-chairman and executive director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong, and an independent director of Primavera Capital Acquisition Corporation, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. She is also the chief executive officer of Rosewood Hotel Group and an independent non-executive director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. Before joining the Group in 2008, Ms. Cheng worked in a major international investment bank and a global US private equity firm specialising in real estate investments. Ms. Cheng holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a concentration in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University in the U.S.A. Ms. Cheng is chairman of the advisory committee of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a member of the Y. Elites Association, the Young Presidents’ Organization, the Hong Kong United Youth Association, the Hong Kong Tourism Board and international advisory board of EHL Education Group. She is also a member of the Fourteenth Guangzhou Municipal Committee of The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of The People’s Republic of China and a member of the Election Committee 2021 of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hotel Subsector). Ms. Cheng is the daughter of Dr. Cheng Kar-Shun, Henry, the sister of Dr. Cheng Chi-Kong, Adrian and Mr. Cheng Chi-Ming, Brian, the niece of Mr. Doo Wai-Hoi, William and Mr. Cheng Kar-Shing, Peter, and the cousin of Mr. Cheng Chi-Heng.