Dr Chow Yei Ching, Executive Director, Chairman, is the Founder of Chevalier Group established in 1970. He is also a director of certain companies of the Group. Dr Chow was re-designated from a Non-Executive Director to an Independent Non-Executive Director of Television Broadcasts Limited on 10 June 2011.
In 1995, Dr Chow was awarded with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and an Honorary University Fellow by The University of Hong Kong. In 1997, he was conferred an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws by The University of Hong Kong. He is also a Consultative Professor of Zhejiang University and a Lecture Professor of Sichuan Union University in Mainland China. In 2008, Dr Chow was awarded with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Social Science by The City University of Hong Kong.
Dr Chow’s enthusiasm in public services is evidenced in his appointment as the Vice Patron of The Community Chest in Hong Kong in 2001. He was also appointed as the Honorary Consul of The Kingdom of Bahrain in Hong Kong SAR in 2001. He is actively involved in various professional bodies and associations on fraternal and Chinese affairs. To name a few, he is the Founding President of International Ningbo Merchants Association Company Limited, the President of The Japan Society of Hong Kong and the Permanent Honorary President of the National Taiwan University-HK Alumni Association, etc.
In recognition of his contributions to local and overseas societies alike, Dr Chow has been awarded with honorable decorations from Britain, Belgium and France, as well as the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon from Japan in 2008. Dr Chow was also awarded with the Gold Bauhinia Star from the Government of the HKSAR (“HKSAR Government”) in 2004.