Mr Denis Chang, S.C.

Mr Denis Chang, S.C.

Mr Denis Chang, S.C.
Senior Counsel in private practice in Hong Kong

Qualified in the UK, he was admitted to the English Bar in 1968 was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1970. Appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1981, he has served as Chairman of the HK Bar Association and was an Executive Committee Member of the Basic Law Consultative Committee. He has also served as an Unofficial Member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong (1992 -1997) and as a Non-Executive Director of the Securities & Futures Commission and as Chairman of the IPCC (Independent Police Complaints Council) for over six years until 1998.

He was on the Board of Consultants of the HK Council of Social Service Project on Social Development Index for HK and served as Chairman of the Judges’ Panels of the 1998 HK Awards for Industry. He is currently a Council Member of Caritas Hong Kong and a member of the board of governors of Caritas Medical Centre. He was invited by the Vatican authorities to speak at a Business Ethics Summit in Rome on social enterprises in June 2011 where he presented a paper on Civilizing the Economy: Converging Bottom Lines? and was an Adviser to the Social Enterprise Summit in Hong Kong in November 2011, a Life member of the Good Lab, and is a member and director of SVhk. His published papers include a Foreword in How You Could Change The World (Issues 1 to 100) by K K Tse entitled Learning to Scale the Social Enterprise Summit: “What Matters is What You Do Between Summits”.