Dr. Hon graduated from King’s College London with a degree in Biomedical Science prior to completing a Ph.D. in Psychiatry at Hughes Hall College at the University of Cambridge. He also holds postgraduate qualifications from the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University and from Harvard University, as well as being a guest professor at a number of well-known universities in Asia.
Previously a private banker with ABN AMRO Bank, Dr. Hon gained expertise in financial planning, lending, portfolio management, tax structuring and trust formation, which led him to form The Global Group. Today, the company has offices in the UK, Hong Kong and China.
Dr. Hon has always had an interest in the arts, particularly film and television, as both a benefactor and investor. He was Executive Producer of the China and Hong Kong box office hit, “Protégé”, starring Andy Lau and Daniel Wu, and of the George W. Bush biopic “W”, directed by Oliver Stone. Dr. Hon was the Associate Producer of “Una Noche” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and subsequently won the Award for Best Director, Best Actor and Best Cinematography.
Politically, Dr. Hon holds official positions with four governments and is Ambassador-at-Large for Grenada. He is a member of the Heilongjiang Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and in July 2015 was awarded the Medal of Honour (MH) from the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China for his dedicated community service. His charitable work is well documented and he serves on the committees of numerous international charities.
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During his career, Ray has advised on human resources, training and organisational development strategies for a wide range of multi-national and large-scale companies in Greater China, including financial institutions, property developers and think tanks.
As Chief Human Resources Officer, Ray is committed to finding innovative ways to develop both leadership growth and employee empowerment. He believes this is key to maintaining a client-centred focus and at the same time, nurturing Global’s human capital.
Ray holds an EMBA degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), specialising in Human Resources Management and Accounting. He is also a qualified accountant and a professional member of the Hong Kong and Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).
Iris has more than 20 years’ accounting experience across various industries including finance and manufacturing. She’s worked for both private and listed companies in Hong Kong, China and around the world.
Iris oversees the Group’s accounting functions, liaising with external auditors and tax advisors for the Group’s consolidated financial reports and tax planning. She also has experience in handling cash flow management and treasury control across various sectors including financial and entertainment as well as lottery and immigration consultancy.
Iris obtained her Bachelor degree of accountancy from the University of Hong Kong. She is an affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the tax interest group, ACCA Hong Kong.