Ⓒ 2023 Asian Academy Of International Law
Hans Michael Jebsen joined the Jebsen Group in Hong Kong in 1981, and has been the Chairman and main shareholder of the Group since 2000. Mr Jebsen is a director of Singapore-based Jebsen & Jessen (SEA) Pte Ltd. of the Jebsen and Jessen Family Enterprise worldwide. He is also member of the board of Hysan Development Co. Ltd. and The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd. in Hong Kong. Mr Jebsen is active in various NGOs and charities. He is the Chairman of the Asian Cultural Council Hong Kong Friends’ Committee, a trustee of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Hong Kong, as well as a member of the Advisory Board of Hong Kong Red Cross. He established the Jebsen Educational Foundation in 1995, and serves on the Corporate Advisory Board of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School. Since 2015, he is also a member of the Operations Review Committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
Mr Jebsen was awarded Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa of The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology in 2015; Knight of 1st class of the Order of Dannebrog, Denmark in 2014; the Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2009; the Silver Cross of the Order of Dannebrog, Denmark in 2006; and the Bronze Bauhinia Star of the Hong Kong SAR in 2001. He studied Economics and Business Administration at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland.