"We are committed to providing exceptional lifestyle choices for people living exceptional lives. We believe that everything Kingold does should meet the highest possible standards – so we fulfill people's needs and exceed their expectations with contemporary designs, unsurpassed quality, and unequalled service in all our products and services."
Dr. Chau Chak Wing
Founder and Chairman of the Kingold Group
Co-Chair of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center Global Circle
Chair of the Asia-Pacific Region World Leadership Alliance – Club de Madrid President’s Circle.
Dr. Chau Chak Wing is an Australian business leader and philanthropist, and a respected figure in the Australian-Chinese community. Born in China's Guangdong province, Dr Chau migrated to Australia from Hong Kong with his family more than twenty years ago.
In the early 1990s, Dr Chau developed his corporate motto of "our goal is always excellence", and began investing and developing in a number of successful landmark projects in China's Southern Guangdong province. These include the Imperial Traders Hotel, Guangzhou International Trade Center, Huiqiao New City, Favorview Palace, Imperial Springs, The Bayview, and Kingold Century. He also led the restructuring of Guangdong Huaxing Bank.
Dr Chau is also committed to many philanthropic endeavors. He has worked tirelessly to support initiatives that promote cooperation in the fields of economy, trade and education in Australia and China, particularly focusing on providing opportunities for the next generation. His efforts have been acknowledged and commended by the governments of people of both countries.
Dr Chau has continuously strived to be a true global citizen. Since its opening in 2011, Imperial Springs has hosted a number of world-class, high- level forums, including the China-Australia Economic Forum, The Global Summit of SME Leaders and the Going to Latin America Forum. In 2014, Dr Chau officially established the Imperial Springs International Forum to facilitate regional and global corporation through citizen diplomacy.
Dr Chau is the Founder and Chairman of Kingold Group, Chair of the Asia-Pacific Region of the World Leadership Alliance - Club de Madrid President's Circle, Patron of the Australia China Business Council NSW, Founder and Co-Patron of the Australia-China Friendship and Exchange Association, Fellow of the Australian War Memorial, Honorary Ambassador of Soldier On Australia and Co-Chair of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center Global Circle.
As an advocate for the education of future generations, Dr Chau has also made significant contributions to the educational landscape in Australia. In 2015, the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building at the University of Technology, Sydney was completed. Made possible by Dr Chau's RMB 150 million donation, the innovative multi-award-winning building was designed by internationally renowned architect Frank Gehry. Dr Chau also donated RMB 100 million to establish the Chau Chak Wing Museum at the University of Sydney, which will hold the largest collection of antiquities in the Southern Hemisphere.
His commitment to charity and corporate social responsibility has been recognized with the "Outstanding Contribution Award" from The People's Government of Guangdong Province, and the titles of "Honorary Citizen" and "Philanthropist of Guangzhou" from The People’s Government of Guangzhou.