The Oxford & Cambridge Society of Hong Kong is pleased to announce that Mr. John Tsang, GBM, JP, Financial Secretary of Hong Kong, has accepted our invitation to be the guest speaker at our dinner talk on Thursday, 3rd May 2012 at the Dragon Room of The Hong Kong Bankers Club.
The speaker dinner will be held in an open and interactive format, with Mr. John Tsang to share his views on one of the hottest topics in town, the state of the Hong Kong property market. In particular, Mr. Tsang will speak about the different factors affecting the market, including the sustained low-interest rate environment, the European debt crisis, and also government policy. Cocktail reception will start at 7:00 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7:45 p.m.
Mr. John Tsang has been the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong since July 2007, overseeing the steady growth of Hong Kong’s economy in the turbulent times of the global debt crisis. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Tsang has served the Hong Kong government for more than 20 years. He was appointed Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology in 2003, and with the successful conclusion of the World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference in Hong Kong that he chaired in December 2005, he was appointed Director of the Chief Executive’s Office in January 2006.
Mr. Tsang pursued his interest in architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and went on to receive a Master Degree in Bilingual Education from Boston State College and a Master Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
This will be the first time that Mr. John Tsang speaks to the Society and we are extremely excited to extend this invitation to our members.
Tickets for this special event are: HK$700 for members and HK$750 for guests.