A longtime EO member, Ivan Ting joined EO Hong Kong in 1999 and has been in the same Forum ever since. With a passion for leadership, Ivan joined his chapter board in 2001 and went on to serve as Chapter President in FY2006/2007. Since then, Ivan has held numerous leadership positions in EO, including Area Director (North East Asia)—where he focused on regional integration—Co-Chair of EO GLC: Hong Kong and Hospitality Chair, all while engaging EO Hong Kong to go beyond local and make a bigger mark in the global EO community. In addition to these roles, Ivan co-founded EO China South and served as a Sponsorship Subcommittee Chair (FY2010/2011), China 300 Chair (FY2011/2012), member of the Strategic Alliances Committee (FY2011-2013), Strategic Alliances Committee Chair (FY2013/2014) and Director on the Global Board (FY2014/2015).
Ivan holds a bachelor’s degree in international politics and economics. He is an executive director of Kader Industrial Company Limited, a 65-year-old, family-controlled business specializing in children’s products and model railroads. Ivan also currently serves as chairman of the Hong Kong Exporters’ Association, a director of the Hong Kong Plastic Manufacturers’ Association and a council member of the Hong Kong Toys Council.
Outside of business, Ivan is a member of the Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Wuxi, his ancestral home. He is also a director of the Kiangsu Chekiang and Shanghai Residents (Hong Kong) Association, a charitable association that operates schools, elderly care centers and a health clinic. Ivan is also a manager of the Incorporated Management Committee of Kiangsu Chekiang College (Shatin), representing the association. From 2008-2015, Ivan served as a steering committee member of the Hong Kong Child Development Fund, a government initiative that provides mentorship and financial planning for underprivileged children to end intergenerational poverty.