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Dr Allan Zeman is the Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group, a major property owner and developer in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong area, one of Hong Kong’s most popular tourist and entertainment districts. Dr Zeman is also the Chairman of the Lan Kwai Fong Association. In recent years, Lan Kwai Fong Group has expanded to various cities in China which include Chengdu and Shanghai. Lan Kwai Fong Chengdu was opened in 2009. The Shanghai Dream Center project is a joint venture between Lan Kwai Fong Group, China Media Capital in China and Comcast in the United States. It is a world-class cultural and entertainment lifestyle complex. Its GFA is 475,000 square meters. Dr Zeman is also the owner of Paradise Properties Group, a property developer in Thailand which includes the award winning Andara Resort in Phuket.
Dr Zeman serves as an Independent Non-executive Director of Sino Land Company Limited, Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Limited, Global Brands Group, Television Broadcasts Limited (“TVB”) and Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited, all of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Dr Zeman is also the Vice Chairman and Independent Non-executive Director of Wynn Macau Limited, a prominent gaming operator in the U.S. and Macau. Dr Zeman is a Director of the “Star” Ferry Company, Limited.
Having lived in Hong Kong for over 45 years, Dr Zeman has been very involved in government services as well as community activities. He was the Chairman of Ocean Park from 2003 to 2014 and is now the Park’s Honorary Advisor. Dr Zeman was also a member of the Board of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority from 2008 to 2016 where he is now an honorary advisor. Besides, he is an appointed member of the Economic Development Commission of Hong Kong and a member of the General Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.
In January 2015, Dr Zeman was appointed by the Chief Executive of the HKSAR Government to be a Representative of Hong Kong China to the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC). In June 2015, Dr Zeman was appointed to the Board of the Airport Authority of Hong Kong. In September 2014, Dr Zeman was invited by former HKSAR Chief Executive Mr Tung Chee-hwa, to the Board of Governors of Our Hong Kong Foundation. In November 2015, Dr Zeman was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund.
Dr Zeman is a member of the Board of Governors of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, a member of the Chief Executive's Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development and is the Vice Patron of the Hong Kong Community Chest.
In 2001, Dr Zeman was appointed a Justice of the Peace in Hong Kong. He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2004 and the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2011. In 2008, Dr Zeman was awarded Business Person of the Year by the Hong Kong Business Awards.
Dr Zeman is a holder of an Honorary Doctorate of Laws Degree from The University of Western Ontario, Canada. In 2012, he was awarded Honorary Doctorate Degrees of Business Administration from City University of Hong Kong and University of Science and Technology of Hong Kong.