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Ms Cordelia Chung

Chairman, Clarksdale Investment Limited

Ms Cordelia Chung is Chairman of Clarksdale Investment Limited, an investment and consultancy company. Ms Chung is also senior consultant at Raymond T.Y. Chan, Victoria Chan & Co., a law firm specialized in commercial law. Prior to her current role, Ms Chung led corporate strategy for LIXIL Corporation, a global leader and manufacturer in building materials and home solutions operating in more than 150 countries, with headquarters in Japan.

Ms Chung spent over 20 years with IBM, a leader in information technology. She was the first Asian female executive to serve on IBM Chairman & CEO's Strategy Team, setting strategic directions for IBM globally. Over the years she held senior leadership positions including Regional General Manager for IBM in charge of all Southeast Asian countries (IBM ASEAN), General Manager for IBM China/Hong Kong Limited, as well as IBM Vice President
and General Counsel for Asia Pacific.

Ms Chung serves on multiple public bodies and organizations. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, Hong Kong Government Human Resources Planning Commission, Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Advisory Committee, and Hong Kong Government Research Grants Council. She is also a member of Dalian Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and councillor of Maryknoll School Foundation. Her past services include serving on Hong Kong Polytechnic University Council and Court of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She also served on Singapore Government Economic Strategies Committee and Hong Kong Government Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee.

Ms Chung is a lawyer by training. In her early years she practiced law with global law firm Baker & McKenzie and specialized in corporate commercial law.