Mr. Denis Chang
CBE, QC, SC, LLD (Hons), JP
SENIOR COUNSEL IN PRIVATE PRACTICE IN HONG KONG
Qualified in the UK, Dr. Denis Chang was admitted to the English Bar in 1968, called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1970 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1981. He has served as Chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association and was an Executive Committee Member of the Basic Law Consultative Committee. He has also served as an Unofficial Member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong (1992 – 1997), Non-Executive Director of the Securities & Futures Commission and Chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) for over six years until 1998 and has also served on the Inland Revenue Board of Review. He is Chairman of the Hong Kong Law Journal.
Dr. Chang was on the Board of Consultants of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service Project on Social Development Index for Hong Kong and served as Chairman of the Judges’ Panels of the 1998 Hong Kong Awards for Industry. He is currently a Council Member of Caritas Hong Kong and a member of the board of governors of Caritas Medical Centre. He was invited by the Vatican authorities to speak at a Business Ethics Summit in Rome on social enterprises in June 2011 where he presented a paper on Civilizing the Economy: Converging Bottom Lines? Dr. Chang was an Adviser to the Social Enterprise Summit in Hong Kong in 2011 and 2014 and is a Life Member of the Good Lab.
His published papers on social enterprise include a foreword in How You Could Change The World (Issues 1 to 100) by K K Tse, entitled Learning to Scale the Social Enterprise Summit: What Matters is What You Do Between Summits.