Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa 榮譽工商管理博士學位
Year of Award
Mr PAN Sutong is an international entrepreneur. He founded the Matsunichi Group in 1993, specialising in digital electronic consumer products. Mr Pan is currently the Chairman of the Goldin Real Estate Financial Holdings Limited (also known as Goldin Group), which is engaged in real estate development, financial investment services, red wine, high-end electronic products and other businesses.
Mr Pan spares no effort in supporting education and the medical sector to give back to the community. With his generous donations, the Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre was established at Lingnan University in 2014 and was upgraded to the Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Institute in 2018. The institute aims to gather economic research talents from Shanghai and Hong Kong to study and promote cooperation between the two cities. He also supports the establishment of STEAM Education and Research Centre to enhance students’ knowledge in innovation and entrepreneurship as well as its application. Mr Pan has made donations to the Department of Pathology of Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong for genomic diagnosis and research regarding hereditary colorectal cancer. He also provided assistance to students in his hometown, Shaoguan, through establishing an educational foundation and funding the construction of middle school buildings.
Mr Pan has taken a number of leadership roles in order to serve the community. To help the Chinese business sector explore opportunities, Mr Pan jointly established the Belt & Road Initiative General Chamber of Commerce with other business leaders in 2017, and made a donation to set up a foundation where he serves as Chairman. Moreover, Mr Pan was the representative of the Hong Kong delegation at the 12th National Congress of the All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce, and was elected a National Committee member of the 13th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in 2018. He has also served as the Honorary President of the Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association, Principal President of the 8th Council of Hong Kong Island Federation, Chairman of Hong Kong Polo Development & Promotion Federation, and Vice President of the Federation of International Polo.
Mr Pan was awarded the degree of Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa by Lingnan University.
Mr PAN Sutong 潘蘇通先生