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2010 AGM and Boat Race Dinner

2010 AGM and Boat Race Dinner

24 April 2010 8:00 pm

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The Hong Kong Club 1 Jackson Rd, Central, Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central, Hong Kong

Members and their guests are cordially invited to our Boat Race Dinner on Saturday, 24 April at the Hong Kong Club. Cocktails will be served from 7:00pmtogether with the viewing of the 2010 Boat Race. The Annual General Meeting of the Society will commence at 7:00pmsharp.

The speaker to lead the toast to Oxfordwill be given by Mr. Rodney Ward (Queen’s College, Cambridge).Mr. Ward is Honorary President of UBS Investment Bank Asia, in which capacity he is responsible for senior level relationships in Asia. In addition, he holds non-executive directorships of two banks in the region and is a member of a committee established by Bank Negara to develop a business programme for directors of the Malaysian financial community. Mr. Ward is a former director of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is called upon from time to time to discuss bank regulatory issues in the wake of the recent financial meltdown. He was a member of the Cambridgecrews in the 1965 and 1966 Boat Races.

The speaker to lead the toast to Cambridgewill be given by Mr. Timothy Beardson (ChristChurch, Oxford). Mr. Beardson founded, majority-owned and ran Crosby, which became the largest independent investment bank in the Far Eastbefore he sold it in the 1990s. He is the Chairman of the China Oxford Scholarship Fund. He speaks on political, economic and strategic issues at events such as the World Economic Forum at Davos and has frequently been invited to lecture to Chinese governmental organizations on economics, finance and other subjects. He is currently writing a book, to be published by Yale, on whether Chinawill replace the USas the next superpower and the challenges which will face Chinain the 21st century.

The cost of the Boat Race Dinner: HK$800/person for members andHK$850/person for guests which includes cocktails and a sumptuous four course dinner with wines. Dress code: Black Tie.


Ronald Kwok, President Elect         Kenneth Fok, President       Email:


BOOKING: Firstly, email your completed form to:, with subject: Boat Race Dinner.

Secondly,post your form together with your cheque payable to “The Oxford and Cambridge Society of Hong Kong” to: Ronald Kwok, 9A, No.1 Garden Terrace, 8 Old Peak Road, Hong Kong.

Note: Bookings will only be considered confirmed/successful after receipt of full payment by the Society. Successful bookings will be confirmed via email.

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