PUBLISHED : Saturday, 24 May, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 24 May, 2008, 12:00am

Gary Fung

General manager

Courtyard by Marriott Hotel

Mr Fung has been working with the Marriott family for 16 years. He was director of operations in Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai for two years, and director of HR in both JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai and China Hotel by Marriott Guangzhou.

Adam Cheng

Director of sales

Courtyard by Marriott Hotel

Mr Cheng has taken on a challenging role as the director of sales, where he manages the sales team to drive business and penetrate the market. He was with JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong since 2005 as an account manager.

Fiona Szeto

Director of communications

Courtyard by Marriott Hotel and JW Marriott Hotel

Ms Szeto is in charge of the external and internal communication activities of both hotels. She is also responsible for reinforcing and publicising the brand.

Errol Chan

Managing director

SAP Hong Kong

Mr Chan is responsible for all aspects of SAP Hong Kong's operations and go-to-market initiatives. He is an industry veteran with more than 25 years of sales and management experience.

Tony Ho

National director for acquisitions in Hong Kong

LaSalle Investment Management

Mr Ho's responsibilities include identifying opportunities in keeping with the company's investment strategies and executing property deals in the region.

Paul Rafalowski

Managing director, Asia-Pacific


Based in Hong Kong, Mr Rafalowski is responsible for leading the company's team in Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore and Japan, and managing the business in the entire Asia-Pacific region.

Graham Burst

Executive chef

The Excelsior

Mr Burst is responsible for the hotel's overall culinary direction and production. He also handles all food costs, manages guest advocacy and maintains colleague commitment.

Pauline Chung

Managing director, market head, China

Julius Baer (Hong Kong)

Ms Chung focuses on developing the wealth management business relationship with China. During her 22-year career in private banking, Ms Chung has held numerous senior positions.

Guenther Hake

Senior vice-president and managing director

Disney Consumer Products and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Mr Hake drives an integrated business and is developing the brand to create an immersive experience for Chinese consumers.

Pont Chiu

Head of internal audit

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing

Mr Chiu has more than 25 years of experience in audit, securities operations and management. He has worked in several major local and international financial institutions and audit firms.

Lee Hill


Simmons & Simmons

Mr Lee is qualified in England, Wales and Hong Kong, and his focus is mainly on major projects work. He has extensive experience in corporate, finance and restructuring transactions.

Richard Lee


Simmons & Simmons

Mr Lee's focus is primarily advising clients on M&A, FDI and general commercial transactions in China. He qualified in the United States and is registered as a foreign lawyer in Hong Kong.

Aaron Chow

Managing director, head of event driven syndicate, within leveraged and acquisition finance, Asia-Pacific

HSBC Global Banking and Markets

Mr Chow has more than 15 years of banking and leveraged finance experience, most recently at UBS where he was a managing director, head of syndicated finance.