Board of Governors

The 2018 AmCham HK Board of Governors are listed below.

Jack E. Lange
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Jack Lange is a partner in the Corporate Department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.  He has been based in the firm’s Hong Kong office since 1994.
Vice Chairman
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Robert T. Grieves
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Hamilton Advisors Limited
Robert T. Grieves is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Hamilton Advisors Limited, a strategic communications firm based in Hong Kong.
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Owen Belman
Chief Executive Officer, North Asia - Aon Risk Solutions
Aon Hong Kong Limited
Owen Belman is the Chief Executive Officer of North Asia Aon Risk Solutions, based in Hong Kong. He also leads Aon China Global Solutions (ACGS), Aon's global team dedicated to servicing Chinese entities investing overseas in various projects, and Aon's High Net Worth business in Asia. He is a member of Aon's Asia Executive Leadership Team.
Ex-Officio Governor
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Walter Dias
Managing Director - Greater China & Korea
United Airlines
Walter Dias is the Managing Director of Greater China and Korea for United Airlines. He is responsible for the development and execution of sales and promotion programs, advertising, and public relations for United Airlines in China.
Tara Joseph
The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
Tara Joseph has been president of AmCham Hong Kong since February 2017. She is charged with overall responsibility for leadership and operations of one of the most influential NGO business organizations in the Asia Pacific, with a mission to foster commerce among the United States, Hong Kong and mainland China.
Executive Committee Member
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Jennifer Van Dale
Jennifer Van Dale is a Partner at Eversheds, where she heads the Asia Pacific employment practice, representing employers. Her practice touches on all aspects of employment work, from background checks to HR compliance issues to post-termination restraints.
Diana David
INED, Da Vinci Labs Ltd
Regional Director, Executive Education, Financial Times (HK) Ltd
Diana David has an entrepreneurial DNA with broad experience across start-ups, venture capital and strategy consulting. She spent a decade as part of FT’s Senior Management team reporting to the board, doubled revenue and profits for the content business, then moved in to the role of strategist and intrapreneur.
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Seth Peterson
Partner, Industrial Practice
Heidrick & Struggles Hong Kong Limited
Seth Peterson is a partner in the Industrial Practice in Heidrick & Struggles’ Hong Kong office, serving manufacturing and energy businesses in the region across the C-Suite and main functions.
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Catherine Simmons
Managing Director, Head, Government Affairs, Asia Pacific
Catherine Simmons, Managing Director, Head, Asia Pacific Government Affairs, Citi. Catherine joined Citi in September 2013 as the regional head of Government Affairs for Asia Pacific.
Richard Weisman
Baker McKenzie
Mr. Weisman serves as a Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (“AmCham”) and as a member of Hong Kong's Joint Liaison Committee for Taxation. He also has served on the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong branch of the International Fiscal Association and the Executive Committee of STEP Hong Kong.
Donald Austin
Founder and Managing Director
Austin Pacific Ltd
Donald Austin is the Managing Director of Austin Pacific Ltd. which, along with affiliates, provides business consulting and cloud-based information technology solutions to multi-national and Asian corporations.
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Julie Brandt
Otis Elevator (Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan)
Julie Brandt was appointed as President of Otis Elevator – Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan in October 2015. Julie is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for the business operations of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
Steven Xavier Chan
Managing Director, Head of Regulatory, Industry and Government Affairs, Asia Pacific
State Street
Steven Xavier Chan is managing director and head of regulatory, industry and government affairs for State Street’s businesses in Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, he manages responses to regulatory changes in the financial services industry for State Street, and leads government advocacy and outreach efforts in the region.
Sanjeev Chatrath
Managing Director, Region Head, Asia Financial & Risk
Thomson Reuters
Sanjeev Chatrath is the Region Head and Managing Director of Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters – covering Asia Pacific and Japan. He is responsible for client business in the region encompassing end to end client experience, account management, market development, Go to Market regional strategy, sales, operations, and technical functions. Sanjeev is a member of the Global Operating Committee for Thomson Reuters, and F&R.
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Elaine Cheung
Group CFO
Regal Springs AG
Elaine is a C-Suite executive with extensive Asia-Pacific network and corporate experience focused on supply chain, healthcare & consumer goods.
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David Cruikshank
BNY Mellon, Asia Pacific
David Cruikshank is BNY Mellon’s Chairman of Asia Pacific and Chairman of the Asia Pacific Executive Committee.
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Mark Green
Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain
PVH Far East Limited
Mark Green is currently Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain for PVH Corporation. Based in Hong Kong he is responsible for the offshore global sourcing and operations of the PVH Group which owns such iconic brands as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, Arrow and Izod.
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Matthew S. Hosford
Principal Banking Specialist
International Finance Corporation
Matthew Hosford is the Chief Risk Officer in the Asia-Pacific region for Banco Santander. He first joined the bank in 1990 at the New York branch and then in 1991 transferred to the head office to join the risk department of the International Division.
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Clara Ingen-Housz
Clara Ingen-Housz, Competition/Antitrust Partner, Hong Kong. A partner based in Hong Kong, Clara leads Linklaters’ Asia competition and antitrust law practice. She advises multinational companies on Asian competition law issues, and Asian companies on global antitrust matters.
Simon Ogus
DSG Asia Limited
Dr. Simon Ogus is the founder and CEO of DSG Asia Limited, an independent consultancy, based in Hong Kong. DSG Asia offers analysis of the economies and politics of Asia, and works with a variety of multinational and regional entities in the financial, non-financial and governmental spheres.
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Karen Reddington
President, Asia Pacific Division
FedEx Express
Karen Reddington is President of Asia Pacific Division of FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company.
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Anna-Marie Slot
Anna-Marie is a partner in our finance practice based in Hong Kong and is head of the high yield group.
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Eric A. Szweda
Managing Partner
Troutman Sanders Hong Kong
Eric A. Szweda is the Managing Partner of Troutman Sanders Hong Kong Office. He is also the Firm’s Head of International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Team. Mr. Szweda advises clients when issues of liability or significant risk arise involving commercial contracts and dealings, governmental regulations and corporate governance.
Rick Truscott
Chief Operating Officer
CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd
Mr. Truscott is responsible for the generation, transmission and distribution systems providing 80% of Hong Kong’s electricity. He has more than 28 years of experience working in a variety of roles covering development, operations, financing, maintenance and construction in the power sector.
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Jenny Wong
Executive Director, Public Policy, Asia Pacific
Time Warner Inc
Jenny is the Executive Director at Time Warner’s Public Policy Asia Pacific team, having joined Time Warner in 2013. Her office works closely with Time Warner’s operating divisions and brands (Warner Bros., Turner Broadcasting and HBO) to advance business and public policy objectives to position the company for growth in the media and entertainment industry.
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Patrick Wu
Regional Managing Director - China
Duff & Phelps
Patrick is the Regional Managing Director, Greater China of Duff & Phelps. Duff & Phelps is a leading global valuation and corporate finance advisor that primarily provides expertise in the independent valuation of businesses, business interests and all classifications of tangible and intangible assets.
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Lennard Yong

Past Chairmen

Walter Dias
2016 & 2017
Peter J. Levesque
2014 & 2015
James Sun
2012 & 2013
Rob Chipman
Michael S Brown
David Cunningham, Jr.
Steven J. DeKrey
Gary L. Clinton
Stephen Marcopoto
Jon Zinke
Lucille Barale
James E. Thompson
2002 & 2003
Paula DeLisle
Richard Kahler
Jason Felton
Jeffrey S. Muir
Douglas C. Henck
Mark C. Michelson
Thomas D. Gorman
Gerald L. Murdock
Lyn W. Edinger
Gareth C. C. Chang
Warren W. Williams
John T. Kamm
Stephen B. Hunt
Richard Johannessen, Jr.
Paul M. F. Cheng
Ira Dan Kaye
Gage McAfee
Lawrence J. Toal
Francis G. Martin
Thomas B. King
Alex A. Blum
James W. Sweitzer
Robert E. Adams
Michael L. Emmons
James H. McGee
Edwin H. Burrell
Robert P. Goodwin
Curtis G. Anderson
Glendon Rowell
Michael R. Dahrouge
William Mortson
Henry M. Sperry
Frederick Westphal, Jr.
John Wolf