Claire Chiang
Banyan Tree Holdings Limited

Co-founder of Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, a leading developer and manager of premium resorts, hotels and destination spas worldwide.

As Senior Vice President of Banyan Tree Holdings Limited and Chairperson for China Business Development, Ms Chiang focuses on the acquisition of new management contracts, and oversees key strategic issues in organisational and human capital capability.

She chairs Banyan Tree Global Foundation, responsible for directing and guiding the group's commitment to sustainability and its mission to "Embrace the Environment, Empower People".

For her advocacy in social issues, Ms Chiang has won national and international awards, including the Public Service Star BBM in 2014 for implementing work-life integration in Singapore. In 2016, she received National University of Singapore's Distinguished Arts and Social Sciences Alumni Award and awarded 2017 Friend of the Arts by Singapore National Arts Council.

She was the Supernova Category Winner at the inaugural Women Entrepreneur Award 2017 and inducted to 2018 Singapore Women's Hall of Fame established by Singapore Council of Women's Organisations.