Mr Ho Sai-chu is a prominent business figure and a philanthropist well known for his remarkable contributions to construction industry, education, social well-being. As the Chairman of Ho Iu Kwong Charity Foundation, Mr Ho carries on his family’s philanthropic spirit, to make contributions to the construction of various facilities in Hong Kong, including PolyU’s seven-storey Ho Iu Kwong Building (Block W) and Ho Iu Kwong and Kwok Pui Chun Square, which connects the Ho Iu Kwong Building and the Jockey Club Auditorium, where the talk will take place.
As the Chairman of Chih Lo Lou Art Promotion Ltd, Mr Ho carries on his family’s dedication towards art and culture, as well as the passion of preserving Chinese cultural heritage. He has represented his family and donated his late father’s private collection of over 300 Chinese painting and calligraphy artworks to HKSAR Government as the permanent collection of The Hong Kong Museum of Art (HKMoA) in 2018 and 2021 respectively to promote the quintessence of Chinese culture. This exceedingly rare collection of painting and calligraphy is currently located in a dedicated gallery named the “Chih Lo Lou Gallery of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy” at HKMoA to give visitors insight to the late Ho Iu-kwong’s concept of Chinese art collection, as well as the development of Chinese painting and calligraphy.