Conferment of Honorary Doctorates
At the 49th Congregation on 22 November, Lingnan University conferred honorary doctorates upon three distinguished individuals in recognition of their outstanding achievements in their respective professions and valuable contributions to the well-being of society. They include Prof Joseph LAU Shiu-Ming (Doctor of Literature honoris causa), a renowned scholar in modern and contemporary Chinese literature; Mr PAN Sutong (Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa), an outstanding international entrepreneur and Chairman of the Goldin Real Estate Financial Holdings Limited; and Dr Edmund TSE Sze-Wing, GBS (Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa), non-executive Chairman of the AIA Group Limited and the Chairman of the AIA Foundation. The ceremony was presided by Chancellor The Hon Mrs Carrie LAM CHENG Yuet- Ngor, GBM, GBS, The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
(From left) Prof Joseph LAU Shiu-Ming, Mr PAN Sutong and Dr Edmund TSE Sze-Wing, GBS