Mr. Ivan CHU

Chief Executive
Cathay Pacific Airways

Ivan Chu has been the Chief Executive of Cathay Pacific since March 2014. He is also Chairman of Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Limited and Director of John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited and Swire Pacific Limited.

Mr. Chu joined Cathay Pacific in 1984 and has worked with the Group in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Thailand and Australia. His senior appointments include Chief Operating Officer, Director Service Delivery, General Manager Southwest Pacific, General Manager Taiwan & Korea, General Manager Southeast Asia and General Manager International Affairs.

Mr. Chu holds a Masters degree in Commerce from the University of New South Wales in Australia and a Bachelor's degree in Social Science from the University of Hong Kong. He attended executive programmes at Stanford University in the USA and INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

Mr. Chu is the Chairman of the oneworld Governing Board and a member of the Board of Governors of International Air Transport Association (IATA). He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Airline Representatives Hong Kong. He is a member of the Our Hong Kong Foundation, the Aviation Development and Three-runway System Advisory Committee, and the Hong Kong Logistics Development Council. He also sits on the Executive Committee of the Business and Professionals Federation of Hong kong. In addition, Mr. Chu serves as a court member of the University of Hong kong.