ADRIAN CHENG

FOUNDING PARTNER

Executive Director
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group

Executive Vice-Chairman and General Manager
New World Development

Founder
K11 and K11 Art Foundation

Honorary Vice-Chairman of & Chief Strategic Advisor
Modern Media Group

Vice-Chairman & Creative Advisor
NOWNESS

Adrian Cheng is the fourth-generation leader of one of the world’s most prominent families (#58 on Forbes 2016). Being the visionary cultural entrepreneur behind New World Group and Chow Tai Fook, he injects zest into the family business empire, using innovation, art and culture to create new businesses. He also founded the K11 Art Foundation, actively promoting the development of the holistic art ecosystem in China.

Adrian is also the fashionista driving the expansion of the Luxba Group, the fashion management arm which manages four brands, including Moschino, Love Moschino, Red Valentino and also Dsquared2. Adrian is also the Honorary Vice-Chairman of and Chief Strategic Advisor to Modern Media Group, China's leading media enterprise that publishes international titles including Bloomberg Businessweek (China), Modern Weekly, City Magazine, Numéro, The Art Newspaper China, LEAP and more. Modern Media Group became the majority stakeholder of the digital video channel NOWNESS in May 2017, of which Adrian is the Vice Chairman and Creative Advisor.

Adrian is ranked among the ArtReview and reached #54 since 2014, and considered as one of the contemporary art world most powerful figures and collectors. He is also Board Member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and member of the Interim Acquisition and M+ Museum Committees, Board Director of the National Museum of China Foundation, Director of CAFAM Funds of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Trustee of Royal Academy of Arts, Visiting Committee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Member of TATE International Council and Member of International Circle of Centre Pompidou.

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