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Mr Michael Ngai has made remarkable contributions to the financial sector and has also played a leading role in China’s incorporation into the global economy. He is currently Chairman of The Red Group and Chairman of The Hong Kong Finance Association and was the Managing Director of UBS Bank.

Known as a link between China and the world, Mr Ngai has guided multi-national corporations seeking access to the Chinese market, and Chinese state-owned enterprises seeking to restructure, privatise, and market their products and services to the world. As a member of the 12th and 13th national committees of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), he has also served as a bridge between Hong Kong and China.

In the past decade, Mr Ngai has also contributed to the governance and development of higher education institutions. He was a Council Member and Chairman of the Institutional Advancement Committee of Lingnan University until late 2021. Currently he is a Council Member of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a Fellow Commoner and Development Advisory Council Member of Clare Hall at the University of Cambridge.



Mr Michael Ngai 魏明德先生