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The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong Announces the Appointment of Derrick Lee as President

Posted By Sarah Cheng, August 28, 2016

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
Announces the Appointment of Derrick Lee as President

Hong Kong, August 29, 2016– The Chairman of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (the “Chamber”), Lawrence Nutting, today announced that Derrick Lee has been appointed as the Chamber’s full-time President. As head of the Chamber’s Secretariat, he will work with the Chamber’s Executive Committee to deliver programs and services that will further the objectives of the Chamber’s members and strengthen the Canadian business community in Hong Kong. Mr. Lee brings over 20 years of experience working with government departments and multi-national corporations from Canada, Hong Kong and the United States. He specializes in strategic planning, business development, public relations and stakeholder engagement.

“We are very pleased that Derrick has joined us” said Mr. Lawrence Nutting, Chairman of the Chamber. “His leadership experience in both the public and private sector combined with his deep knowledge of the Canadian business environment and his extensive network will contribute greatly to the capability and vitality of the Chamber which is already one of the most active international chambers in Hong Kong and one of the largest Canadian business associations outside of Canada’ he added.”

Prior to joining the Chamber, Mr. Lee worked as theHeadof Passport Section at the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong since 2009. Before that, he held various management and advisory positions at the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada, Transport Canada, Invest Hong Kong, State of California Office of the Governor, TD Waterhouse Brokerage and Canada Trust Financial Services.

Mr. Lee is a Fellow Certified Management Accountant and Certified Management Consultant. He is a graduate of the Stanford Senior Executive Leadership program, and obtained his Master of International and Public Affairs degree at the University of Hong Kong and his Bachelor degree in International Business at Athabasca University in Canada.

Mr. Lee is trilingual (English, Chinese and French), and he actively serves in the community in non-profit and non-government organizations such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Oxfam Hong Kong, StanfordSELP Alumni Association, Institute of Certified Management Accountants and Animals Asia Foundation. Mr. Lee is passionate about education, youth development and trade.

Prior to working in Hong Kong in 2001, Mr. Lee lived in Edmonton and Ottawa in Canada since the early 1980’s.

About the Chamber
Founded in 1977, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong is a proactive, non-government body that provides an extensive networking platform for some 1,000 members with business interests in Canada, Hong Kong, Mainland China, and the broader Asia-Pacific region. The Chamber is one of the largest Canadian business organizations outside of Canada, one of the leading and most active international chambers in Hong Kong, and an influential business group in Asia-Pacific. Like Canada itself, the Chamber’s strengths are built on the diversity of its members who range from blue-chip Canadian and well-known Hong Kong corporate names through to local startups. 

香港加拿大商會宣布委任李偉奇先生為商會總裁

香港加拿大商會主席黎偉倫先生今日宣布,李偉奇先生被委任為商會總裁,負責領導商會秘書處的工作。李先生將會配合商會執行委員,致力促進、實現商會及其會員的長遠發展目標,以及管理商會的各項事務。李偉奇先生先後在加拿大、美國和香港的企業和政府部門工作,擁有超過20年的行政管理經驗,專長於策略規劃、績效管理、企業培訓、業務發展及公共關係。

商會主席黎偉倫先生表示李偉奇先生的加入是商會的榮幸,而加拿大商會是香港最活躍的國際商會之一,及加拿大境外最具規模的商業協會之一。他相信憑藉李先生於公營和私營機構卓越的行政領導經驗,加上其對加拿大商業環境的深入了解及廣泛的人際網絡,李先生定能將商會的業務推至更高的層面。

李偉奇先生曾於加拿大信託銀行、TD Waterhouse證券行、香港投資推廣署和美國加州政府州長辦公室工作,於2006年加入加拿大政府。他先後在加拿大政府的運輸部及庫務部工作,在2009年轉任為香港駐加拿大領事館的護照部主管。

李先生是註冊管理會計師及註冊管理顧問,持有Athabasca大學的國際商務學士學位及香港大學國際和公共事務碩士學位,並且修畢史丹福大學高級行政管理課程。

李先生回流香港前於加拿大的愛民頓市及渥太華居住和工作,能操流利的中、英、法三種語言。他熱心於公共事務,對教育、青年事務及貿易尤其關注,參與聯合國教育科學文化組織、香港樂施會、史丹福大學高級行政管理課程校友會、澳洲註冊管理會計師公會、亞洲動物基金等組織。

關於香港加拿大商會
香港加拿大商會於1977年成立,是一個活躍香港的非政府機構,致力為大約1,000名在加拿大、香港、中國以及其它亞太地區的會員提供一個交流平台。加拿大商會是在加拿大境外其中一個最大的商業組織,同時是在香港 以及亞太地區最活躍和具影響力的國際商業協會之一。 加拿大商會的優勢是秉承加拿大多元文化,為不同會員包括加拿大及本港的知名機 構和創業家提供服務。

Contact Information:
Sarah Cheng, Communications Manager
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
United 10 B&C, China Overseas Building, 139 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2110 8711 Fax: +852 2110 8700
sarah_cheng@cancham.org
www.cancham.org

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