Name:  Carina Chorengel

Job title:  Senior Vice President – Brands and Marketing, Asia Pacific

Company:  Hyatt Hotels

Industry:  Hospitality

AmCham member since:  June 2017

Where is home and how long have you been in Hong Kong?

During my childhood and teenage years, I lived in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Chicago. After graduating from university, I moved back to Hong Kong and have lived here for 27 years since. Hong Kong is home.

What do you like most about life here?

The dynamism and international flair. Plus, since Hong Kong is a hub for Asia and the world, it’s extremely accessible and convenient to travel anywhere, anytime.

Describe yourself in three words.

Family-oriented, Fun, Foodie.

If I wasnt a business leader, I would be

A sake sommelier.

First ever job?

Corporate Leadership Trainee at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.

Favourite quote?

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Where can we find you outside of the office?

Spending time with family and good friends.

Name something on your bucket list.

To go on a safari with the family.

Which AmCham event are we likely to find you at next?

Probably one of the business forums.