LAU Ming-Wai

Founder and Director, MWYO (Youth-Oriented Think Tank), HK

Mr Lau Ming-Wai is the Chairman of the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre, an independent policy think tank. He is also and the Director of MWYO, a youth-oriented think-and-do tank and the Chairman of Chinese Estates Holdings Limited.

Mr Lau holds LLB, LLM, and PhD degrees from King’s College London and the London School of Economics, University of London. His PhD dissertation was published as a book by Oxford University Press in 2011. He is a Visiting Lecturer at Harvard Law School since 2014. He is also a registered attorney in the State of New York and a CFA Charterholder.

Mr Lau is active in public affairs in Hong Kong. He is the Vice-Chairman of Youth Development Commission, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Ocean Park Corporation, a member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, a member of Chief Executive's Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development. He is awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) for his meritorious public and community service in 2017.