Bank of Asia
Carson Wen has a distinguished career in law, business and politics. He has practiced law for 30 years at his own Hong Kong partnership and subsequently as partner at two international law firms. Wen has been named as a leading adviser on Chinese law, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets work in Who's Who of the Law, Asia Pacific Legal 500, AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers, Chambers Asia and China's Top 200. He is also named in the International Who's Who and Who's Who of the World.
Wen is the Chairman of Bank of Asia, which is licensed in the British Virgin Islands and regulated by the BVI Financial Services Commission. It provides banking and wealth management services using cutting edge fintech.
Wen was a three-term Deputy to the National People's Congress of China, which is the PRC's national legislature and constitutionally the highest organ of state power, representing Hong Kong. He is also a Justice of the Peace of Hong Kong and held various public service appointments in Mainland China and Hong Kong. He was the Vice Chairman and currently Party Affairs Advisor of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong ("DAB"), the largest political party in Hong Kong. He was also Guest Professor of the Law School of Zhonghan University (also known as Sun Yat-Sen University), which is the leading university in Southern China.
Wen is a member of the Business Advisory Council of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and Chairman of its Task Force on Green Businesses and key member of its Task Force on Digital Economy. He is also a Director of the Pacific Basin Economic Council.
Wen was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government for his contribution to economic ties between Hong Kong, Mainland China and the rest of the world.
Wen obtained his B.A. from Columbia University, where he majored in economics, and B.A. and M.A. from Oxford University, where he studied law. He was Younger Prizeman at Balliol College, Oxford.