The Global Group of Companies – Hong Kong
Dr. Johnny Hon is a Hong Kong born international businessman and Founder of the Global Group of Companies. Previously a private banker with ABN AMRO Bank, Dr. Hon gained expertise in financial planning, lending, portfolio management, tax structuring and trust formation, which led him to form the Global Group.
In just over twenty years, Dr. Hon has built up the Global Group into an international conglomerate, with diverse interests ranging over banking, biotechnology, education, entertainment and leisure, financial services, financial technology, media, mining, property development and sports. He has helped numerous companies and individuals to raise funding. Over the last years, Global Group has developed into a thriving business under his visionary leadership. Today, the Global Group of Companies has offices in the UK, Hong Kong and China.
Dr. Hon has also pursued a wide range of charitable, diplomatic and political interests. Politically, he holds official positions with four governments. He is the Honorary Consul for Grenada in Hong Kong as well as the country’s Ambassador-at-Large. He is also a member of the Heilongjiang Provincial Standing Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). In Hong Kong, Dr. Hon is a long-standing member of the New People’s Party (NPP), since it was established in 2011, and he was appointed as a Vice Chairman of the party in January 2019. His philanthropic work is well documented and he serves on the committees of numerous international charities.
Dr. Hon graduated from King’s College London with a degree in Biomedical Science prior to completing a Ph.D. in Psychiatry at Hughes Hall College at the University of Cambridge. He also holds postgraduate qualifications from the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University and from Harvard University, as well as being a guest professor at a number of well-known universities in Asia. He also completed applied neuroscience, financial technology, blockchain and cryptocurrency executive education courses at both New York University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.