Mang Yee Chu

Chairman

Despite a slide in his company’s shares, the prop­erty magnate donated US$48 million last year, con­tinuing his years-long support of charitable causes. In the past, the 54-year-old Chu and his family have given substantial amounts to their hometown Hainan. He has also given 1.1 billion yuan worth of stock to an education and development fund.

Company:

Hopson Development Holdings

Net worth:

US$1.3 Billion

Focus:

Culture, education, environment