ESBN Executive Council

The work of the ESBN is led by an Executive Council, which is tasked to:

  1. oversee and provide direction to the work of ESBN in consultation with the ESCAP secretariat;
  2. represent the business sector and provide business perspectives on development issues in the Asia-Pacific region at meetings of the legislative bodies of ESCAP, i.e. the Commission and its Committees, and other intergovernmental meetings upon request;
  3. provide advice to the ESCAP secretariat on its programmes; and
  4. provide guidance, direction and overall support to the Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF).

The members of the ESBN Executive Council are: (For profiles of the EC members, please click here.)

Chair
Lee George LAM
Lee George Lam

Chair of the ESBN Taskforce on Banking and Finance; Chairman of Hong Kong Cyberport and Non-executive Chairman - Greater China and ASEAN Region of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, Hong Kong, China
Vice Chair
David Morris
David Morris

Special Advisor, Sustainable Development, Trans Pacific Advisory (TPA & Co), Hong Kong, China; Non-Executive Director, AustChina Holdings Limited, Australia; Director, David Morris Projects, European Union
Members
Constant van Aerschot
Constant van Aerschot

Director, Asia Pacific, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Esther An
Esther An

Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited (CDL), Singapore
Deborah Biber
Deborah Biber

Chief Executive, Blue Moon Advisory, Hong Kong, China
Pedro Eloy
Pedro Eloy

Chair of ESBN Task Force on Youth and Women Entrepreneurship; Chief Executive Officer, Pelham Grey; Hong Kong, China
Anirban Ghosh
Anirban Ghosh

Chief Sustainability Officer, Mahindra Group, India
Asif Ibrahim
Asif Ibrahim

Chair of ESBN Task Force on Disaster and Climate Risk Reduction; Vice Chairman, Newage Group of Industries, Bangladesh
Ju Song Lee
Ju Song Lee

Founding Chair, ICC WCF International CO Council, Singapore
Barbara Meynert
Barbara Meynert

Senior Advisor, Fung Group; Adjunct Professor, the University of Hong Kong, Vice-Chair of the Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation, Hong Kong, China
N.R. Narayana Murthy
Narayana Murthy

Founder, Infosys Limited, India
Albert Oung
Albert Oung

Chair of ESBN Task Force on Green Economy; Founder & President, World Green Organisation and Chairman, Hong Kong Myanmar Chamber of Commerce
Carson Wen
Carson Wen

Founder and Chairman, Bank of Asia, British Virgin Islands and BOA Financial Group, Hong Kong, China
Michael Yeoh
Tan Sri Michael O.K. Yeoh

President Kingsley Advisory and Strategic Initiatives, Malaysia
Xiaochen Zhang
Xiaochen Zhang

President Fintech4Good, China