Dr. Michael Y.K. Chan was the former Chairman of Café de Coral. Under his 30 years of management leadership, he has received numerous local and international management awards, which include the Best Employer in Hong Kong, Director of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and the most coveted Stars of Asia Award.

Dr. Chan is a very active member of the community. An Independent Director of 6 other public companies, he also serves on the advisory committee of both the Hong Kong Baptist University, and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In addition, he is Honorary Chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing and Chairman of the Business Enterprise Management Centre of the Hong Kong Management Association. 

As Chairman and Board Director across a wide spectrum of industries, Dr. Chan has a wealth of experience in management and leadership. He recently founded the Legacy Academy as its Honorary Chairman to promote the transfer of best practices across trans-generational family business legacy.

Dr. Chan holds a double major Degree in Sociology and Political Science, a Masters Degree in City Planning, and an Honorary Doctorate degree. He has also been bestowed Honorary Fellow at Lingnan University in Hong Kong.