Chan joined Hang Lung Group in 1972, becoming Chairman in 1991. He also serves as Chairman of Hang Lung Properties Limited, the Group’s major publicly listed subsidiary. Mr Chan is Vice-President of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong, Co-Chair of the Asia Society and Chairman of its Hong Kong Center. He also acts as an advisor to the China Development Research Foundation
Mr Chan sits on the governing or advisory bodies of several think-tanks and universities, including the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the University of Southern California, USA, where he received his MBA, and Tsinghua University in Beijing.