Global Chair, FY2019/2020
EO Hong Kong
A longtime EO Hong Kong member (24 years), Jason Sze brings a wealth of wisdom and experience to the Global Board that touches over three different decades in EO. As one of the first two members recruited in Asia, Jason began his EO leadership career by co-founding EO Hong Kong in 1995, and later, EO China South in 2011. Over the years, Jason has been instrumental in establishing six chapters in China. Other leadership positions and contributions include serving as Chapter President of EO Hong Kong (FY1999/2000); EO Hong Kong University Committee Learning Chair (FY2000/2001); Area Director, Northeast Asia (FY2000/2001); authoring the Global Growth Task Team’s China 300 blueprint (FY2010/2011); founder of the successful Discover China Series (DCS) and serving as DCS: Foshan Chair (FY2011/2012); China 300 Task Team Chair (FY2013/2014); Path of Leadership Subcommittee Chair (FY2015/2016); and Leadership Committee Chair (FY2016/2017). Jason is also a proud graduate of the EO Leadership Academy: Class of 2013 and 2016, and in 2014, he was also certified as a Strategy Summit facilitator. Since 2017, Jason has joined the EO Global Board of Directors and will be taking over as the EO Global Chair on 1st July, 2019.
Committed to higher education, Jason received a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of British Columbia, Canada, and a Certificate of International Management at INSEAD, France, while serving as a director of the Young Entrepreneurs Development Council for five years, a member of the Hubei Youth Exchange for three years, and a member of the Tianjin Youth Federation for two years. A leader in the real estate industry, Jason has started several property ventures, which includes property management, joint-venture investments and development projects in such cities as Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Ningbo, Tianjin, Melbourne, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, San Francisco and San Jose. Jason is the founder of McGillis and Associates, Country Town Investments and Angus Mason Development, and is the co-founder of Modern City Investments, Patterson Lakes Marina Holdings, Esterel Golf Club and Angus Mason Properties. He currently has business operations in North America and Asia, and resides in Hong Kong.
A passionate member of EO for more than three decades, Jason has worked closely with many tenured leaders, while mentoring younger members along their path of leadership. Jason has significant experience working within Asian and western cultures, and he speaks fluent English and Chinese. He is married to Belinda Koo, a banker and entrepreneur, and has three young boys—Adrian, Jonathan and Mason—as well as a Jack Russell Terrier.