Member Updates


: PBEC Member Datuk Adam Yee receives MA in Business Administration – Nov 2023

A big congratulations to PBEC’s Datuk Adam Yee Hee Hoon on his conferment as Master of Business Administration from the University of the West of Scotland the majority of which was conducted during the pandemic. “ It was a great journey and challenging for me, a self realisation experience. I want to thank all the wonderful lecturers at the University of the West of Scotland who inspired new ways of thinking that I now bring back with me and can…

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: PBEC BoD Peter Burnett tries out Wisk’s e-VTOL Air-taxi at APEC USA – Nov 2023

“Lots happening this week at ABAC/APEC in San Francisco around resilience of supply chains, sustainability, financial inclusion, digitisation, AI, etc – not to mention that all important meeting between two Presidents. And then there’s Boeing showcasing the first autonomous, battery-powered air taxi called “wisk” in a fetching bright yellow livery which can’t be missed ! The target price point is an Uber fare. I offered to be the first hailing passenger!” said PBEC’s BoD Peter Burnett OBE, BBS, JP

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: PBEC BoD hosts a private dinner with former Consul General of the USA to HK and Macau Kurt Tong amongst the guests – Oct 2023

On October 29th 2023 – PBEC’s Sebastian Man hosted a small group of distinguished leaders in HK including PBEC CEO Michael Walsh for a dinner with the Former Consul General of the USA to HK and Macau Kurt Tong. He joined The Asia Group LLC a business advisory firm in 2019 with offices across Asia and HQ in Washington D.C.  Kurt Tong is Managing Partner and member of the Executive Committee at The Asia Group, where he leads consulting teams…

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: PBEC’s DL Holdings (1709.HK) Launched Artificial Intelligence (AI) Family Office to Accelerate the Global Strategic Planning of AI Wealth Management

DL Holdings Group Limited (“DL Holdings” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”, Stock Code: 1709.HK) issued a voluntary announcement on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange today, announcing that the Company officially launched the global artificial intelligence (AI) family office with a year of preparation, which would accelerate the global strategic planning of AI wealth management on top of the foundation of the existing digital family office. Read More HERE:

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: VN stock market ready for rebound as negative factors abate: States PBEC’s VinaCapital – Nov 2023

The negative factors that affected the stock market are in the rear-view mirror or getting there, and the prospects of higher stock prices in the months ahead are supported by rebounding earnings growth, a recovering economy and cheap valuations, according to Michael Kokalari, chief economist at VinaCapital. Read More HERE:  

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: Repositioning PBEC’s Velocity Group under a new brand and consolidated group of businesses

Velocity Technology, a leading IT professional services firm headquartered in Hong Kong and serving clients across the Asia Pacific region, is thrilled to announce its vibrant rebrand. The rebrand reflects Velocity’s commitment to “shining the light on all things IT” for their clients, and marks a significant milestone in the company’s growth and expansion. Celebrating our New Look & Strengthened Team Velocity Technology Unveils Vibrant Rebrand with StratusRed, City Computing and Talented City as New Additions to the Velocity Group…

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: PBEC lends its Support to 150 Years of Women in STEM Gala Dinner at the Asia Society HK- OCT 2023

PBEC CEO Michael Walsh and Board of Director Sebastian Man who is also recently appointed to the MIT HK board committee were in attendance alongside leading HK business leaders/former and current Government officials supporting the MIT celebration of 150 years Women in STEM. The event was graced with multiple alumni of MIT including Marjorie Yang Mun-tak GBS a former PBEC Board of Director who represents Hong Kong at ABAC amongst many other esteemed titles and roles. We heard from the…

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: Leading Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) entrepreneur Beena Sharma Briefed PBEC Members on the Opportunity-SEP 2023

CCU International in partnership with CS Tech Solution Limited brought #carboncapture to Hong Kong for the first time at the recent #rethinkhk2023 expo. On the early morning before the expo opened, CCU International Founder and CEO Beena Sharma alongside CS Tech CEO Dixon Chan came and spoke with PBEC members at a closed door briefing session at the KPMG offices in Central. Our Chairman Andrew Weir and CEO Michael Walsh welcomed them to Hong Kong. Dixon expressed his excitement about…

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: Great interest from regional business leaders in the future development of trade under the Belt and Road Initiative – SEP 2023

PBEC Chairman & Regional Senior Partner of KPMG in Hong Kong and the vice-chairman of KPMG China, spoke at “Project Investment Session: New Market” at the 8th Belt and Road Summit 2023 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai on Sept 14, 2023 and was also the Co-ordinator at the 6th  Annual Roundtable of the Belt and Road Global Forum that over 180 business leaders, NGO’s and Government officials attended both in person and online held later…

PBEC CEO moderated a China Panel at Investment summit in Singapore

: UHNW luxury China Market segment remains important but brands need to adapt to consumer expectations – SEP 2023

PBEC’s CEO Michael Walsh moderated and spoke on a Chinese economy focused panel, in relation to China’s luxury goods sector, at the recent Corporate Jet Investor Conference, held in the Shangri-La Hotel on 19-20th September 2023. His fellow panellists included leaders from MNC & manufacturer Textron Aviation USA in China, to a leading private aircraft operator and management firm in China called Deerjet. There were also founders and entrepreneurs from China in aircraft sales, charter and finance segments, providing insights…