Matthew Lawson - Chapel & York HK Foundation

Matthew Lawson


Matthew has over 20 years’ experience in leading global real estate investment and financial services companies across the Asia Pacific region.  Matthew is currently Chief Financial Officer of ESR Australia (a subsidiary of Hong Kong listed ESR Group) where he is responsible for all finance, accounting, treasury, corporate development and information technology functions. Prior to joining ESR Group, Matthew was an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels Limited, a global real estate, hospitality and related services conglomerate and before this Matthew was a Managing Director at JPMorgan and Head of their Real Estate investment banking practice in Asia.  Matthew holds a Bachelor of International Business Relations from Griffith University and a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Queensland.  Matthew also completed various postgraduate studies in China, including at the Johns Hopkins-Nanjing University Centre for Chinese and American Studies. 

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