DPMS; Doctor of Business Administration (honorary); DSSc (honorary), Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1993; Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Toronto, 1987.
Chairman Lifestyle International Holdings Limited, NWD Hotels Investments Limited. Junior salesman, shop manager Chow Tai Fook store, Macau, 1938—1946, established Hong Kong, 1946. Accquired Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited, 1956, chairman.
Board directors New World Development Company, Hong Kong, since 1970, chairman, since 1982. Board director Shun Tak Holdings Limited, Hang Seng Bank Limited.
Trustee United College of Chinese University of Hong Kong, member endowment fund committee, chairman advisory board of Master of Business Administration programmes Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Married. Children: Kar-Shun Henry, Kar-Shing Peter.