Lee Shau Kee Foundation Limited was founded by one of the most powerful entrepreneurs of the world, Mr. Lee Shau Kee. This is a non-governmental organization and this is known to be one of the most generous organizations in Hong Kong. Mr. Lee Shau Kee may be a very successful business leader, but he is also a great philanthropist. In 2014, he announced that he would be retiring from business and would focus on his world on philanthropy.
Who Is Mr. Lee Shau Kee?
He is a native of Daliang Town, Shunde City, Guangdong Province and he was born in 1928. He is the founder of Hong Kong Henderson Land Group and serves as the Chairman and the General Manager of the group since 1976. Mr. Lee Shau Kee is also the Chairman of the Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited.
Aside from that, he is the director of Hong Kong Ferry Co., Ltd., and also the non-executive director of Miramar Hotel Enterprise Co., Ltd. He is also the Honorary President of the Shunde Friendship Association and also the Vice President of Hong Kong Real Estate Developers Association. Mr. Lee Shau Kee is a multi-billionaire and one of the wealthiest in Hong Kong and the world.
Mr. Lee Shau Kee – The Great Philanthropist
Mr. Lee Shau Kee’s Lee Shau Kee Foundation donated funds for different scholarships, capital projects, and also post-secondary institutions, and other innovative educational projects. According to him, he always believes that the quality of education is very important for the development of the society. This can result in a high return on investment which is why he doesn’t stop helping others get the education that they need in order for them to help the society, and the world.