Joe Ngai


McKinsey's Greater China Office

Joe Ngai is currently the Chairman of McKinsey’s Greater China office, which comprises of 1000 consultants across offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Taipei. As an advisor to chairmen and CEOs across the region, he has led many large-scale transformation efforts for Chinese as well as multi-national institutions. He is the co-author of two editions of “Life Insurance in Asia”, a leading publication in its field.

Joe sits on various government advisory committees, including the Education Commission, the University Grants Committee and the Standing Commission on Civil Service Salaries and Conditions of Service. Previously, he was a member of the Council of Advisors on Innovation and Strategic Development for the Chief Executive, a Board director of the Financial Services Development Council, a member of the Financial Infrastructure Committee of the HK Monetary Authority, and a Board director of the HK Science Park.

He is passionate about social enterprise and education. He is the Chairman of DiamondCab, an award-winning social enterprise, a director of Diocesan Boys’ School Foundation, a director of Phillips Exeter Academy General Alumni Association and a former president of the Harvard Business School Association of HK. He is also a Board member of FoodAngel and the Youth Federation of Hong Kong.

A HK native, Mr. Ngai received his A.B. in economics from Harvard University as well as his JD and MBA from Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School.