Victor Chu is Chairman of First Eastern Investment Group, a leading Hong Kong-based direct investment firm and a pioneer of private equity investments in China.

He is also a board member of the Zurich Insurance Group and Peach Aviation. Mr Chu has served as Director and Council Member of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Member of the Hong Kong Takeovers and Mergers Panel, Advisory Committee Member of the Securities and Futures Commission, and part-time member of the Hong Kong Government’s Central Policy Unit.

Victor Chu was born in Canton, China. Educated in Hong Kong and England, he took his law degree at University College London where he is now an honorary fellow. He served as Deputy Secretary-General of the International Bar Association (IBA) from 1995 to 2000.

Mr Chu co-chairs the World Economics Forum’s International Business Council and chairs the Hong Kong-Europe Business Council. In 2011, he was awarded the Global Economy Prize by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.