David Tang

Founder and Managing Director, China Clubs

Sir David Tang was born and educated in Hong Kong. At the age of 13, he attended boarding school in Britain then university. He taught at Peking University in 1983.

Sir David is passionately involved with the arts. He has been a trustee of the Royal Academy of Arts for 15 years, and is chairman of the Asia-Pacific Acquisitions omitted at the Tate. He is also adviser to the London Symphony Orchestra and the English Chamber Orchestra, and President of the London Bach Society. He is an avid collector of contemporary Chinese art; and has given concerts with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, of which he is a governor.

Sir David is also founder of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund, and vice-chairman of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer, as well as numerous other charities. Notably, he is the founding president of the Hong Kong Down Syndrome Association, and patron of the Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation.

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