Board of Governors

The 2018 AmCham HK Board of Governors are listed below.

Chairman
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Jack E. Lange
Partner
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.
Treasurer
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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.
President
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Tara Joseph
President
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
Partner
Eversheds Sutherland
Jennifer Van Dale is a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland, 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.
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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
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Catherine Simmons
Managing Director, Head, Government Affairs, Asia Pacific
Citi
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.
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Richard Weisman
Partner
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.
Governors
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Donald Austin
Executive Director
One Pacific Ltd
Donald Austin is the Executive Director of One Pacific Ltd, a provider of digitization and cloud-based solutions for businesses. Donald delivers a unique blend of international problem solving and project leadership experience with a strong financial, business process, and technical background.
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Julie Brandt
President
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.
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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.
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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
Chairman
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
Partner
Linklaters
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.
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Simon Ogus
CEO
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
Partner
Ashurst
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
Group General Counsel
Polygroup
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Rick Truscott
Chief Operating Officer
CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd
Mr. Rick Truscott is the Chief Operating Officer for CLP Power Hong Kong.  He manages the generation, transmission, distribution and information technology businesses for CLP’s regulated utility business in Hong Kong.
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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
Group CEO
Tricor Services Limited

Past Chairmen

Walter Dias
2016 & 2017
Peter J. Levesque
2014 & 2015
James Sun
2012 & 2013
Rob Chipman
2011
Michael S Brown
2010
David Cunningham, Jr.
2009
Steven J. DeKrey
2008
Gary L. Clinton
2007
Stephen Marcopoto
2006
Jon Zinke
2005
Lucille Barale
2004
James E. Thompson
2002 & 2003
Paula DeLisle
2001
Richard Kahler
2000
Jason Felton
1999
Jeffrey S. Muir
1998
Douglas C. Henck
1997
Mark C. Michelson
1996
Thomas D. Gorman
1995
Gerald L. Murdock
1994
Lyn W. Edinger
1993
Gareth C. C. Chang
1992
Warren W. Williams
1991
John T. Kamm
1990
Stephen B. Hunt
1989
Richard Johannessen, Jr.
1988
Paul M. F. Cheng
1987
Ira Dan Kaye
1986
Gage McAfee
1985
Lawrence J. Toal
1984
Francis G. Martin
1983
Thomas B. King
1982
Alex A. Blum
1981
James W. Sweitzer
1980
Robert E. Adams
1979
Michael L. Emmons
1978
James H. McGee
1977
Edwin H. Burrell
1976
Robert P. Goodwin
1976
Curtis G. Anderson
1975
Glendon Rowell
1974
Michael R. Dahrouge
1973
William Mortson
1972
Henry M. Sperry
1971
Frederick Westphal, Jr.
1970
John Wolf
1969