Established in 1987, the Hong Kong Association of New York, Inc. is a 501(c) (6) non-profit organization. Its members represent major corporations, professional firms, financial and academic institutions, and small businesses. Individuals and corporations in New York who have an affiliation with Hong Kong or who conduct business in or via Hong Kong, and those in Hong Kong with New York, are encouraged to join.


The Association affords opportunities for its members to network and strengthen business contacts. It organizes regular events such as breakfasts, luncheons and after-work meetings and networking events to enable member
s and their guests to interact with distinguished business people and senior government officials from both Hong Kong and the U.S. who share information and their perspectives on timely issues of importance related to Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region.   

The HKANY currently has over 1,500 members and contacts including individuals and corporations interested in economic, financial and legal trends affecting Hong Kong, the Pearl River Delta Region, China and Asia, in general.  Our members follow the progress of matters such as the Pan-Pearl River Delta initiative to expand trade in nine provinces and two Special Administrative Regions which surround Hong Kong; private equity, venture investment and developments in the financial services sector in China for which Hong Kong is a major port of entry; the expansion of, and benefits derived from, the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement with China ("CEPA"); legal developments affecting business matters between Hong Kong and China as well as a variety of topics of current interest in the region. 

HKANY is a member of the National US Hong Kong Business Association and the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide.


Our Mission
To promote global cooperation, communication exchange and synergy among the Hong Kong business associations worldwide.

To provide a unified global voice that will enhance business and investment opportunities in and through Hong Kong. 

Board of Directors

Chairman Mary Wadsworth Darby, Chief Representative, CKGSB
Vice Chairman   Diane Zieske, Director and Sector Head, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.
Treasurer Sebastien J. Granier, Sales Director, Eastern USA, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
Secretary Amy Shang
Executive Director     Alice Wong
   
  Steve Barclay, Director, Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, New York
  Lawrence Cheung, Chief Representative, Hong Kong Monetary Authority  
  David DempseyManaging Director, Bentley Associates L.P.
  Linda Ho, Marketing Manager, Hong Kong Tourism Board
  Kelly Jones
  James von Klemperer, President, Kohn Pedersen Fox
  Elizabeth Lee, Senior Vice President, Cathay Bank
  Howard Li, Chairman and CEO, Waitex Group
  Anthony Mak, Director, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, New York
  Sylvia S. Ng, President, Powers Global Strategies, LLC
  Kristi Shalla, Head, Investment Promotion, InvestHK
  Fred S. Teng
  Terrence Tsoi, Associate Director, Standard Chartered Bank
  Henry Wan, President, Wan Development Group
  Francis Zou, Partner, White & Case LLP