Ling, Francis Kwok-lung


Dr Ling is the Chief Financial Officer of Langham Hospitality Group since February 2022. He has a Doctor degree in Hotel and Tourism from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a Master of Law (LLM) from The University of Hong Kong, a MBA in Management Information Systems from University of Dallas, Texas and a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1987.

Dr Ling is a seasoned finance executive with more than 35 years’ hotel operations experience in different cultural environments including Australia, Mainland China and Hong Kong. He acquired corporate exposure at the Hyatt Asia Pacific office from 1995 to 2008 and had been the Global Finance Head of Marco Polo Hotel Group and Rosewood Hotel Group overseeing over 60 hotels worldwide during 2008 to 2018, where he led the acquisition of Rosewood and Penta hotel group. Before joining Langham Hospitality Group, he held the role of Vice President Finance responsible for assets management and owner’s representative at Sun Hung Kai Real Estate Agency Limited, which owns assets including Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong and Ritz Carlton Hong Kong.

Lau, Anthony(劉鎮漢)


Prof. Anthony Lau is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the marketing, hospitality and tourism industries holding key positions. He is currently the Director of Hong Kong Talent Engage. He was an Executive Vice President of Lai Sun Group, leading its hotels and catering arm. He also served as the former Executive Director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board and a highly successful executive in a multinational company.

Mr. Lau holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toronto in Canada.