Sonia Cheng

Cheng is the CEO of Rosewood Hotel Group, which includes Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, New World Hotels & Resorts and Pentahotels. Now busy spearheading the expansion of the brands around the world, Cheng is particularly focused on the Asian market – Rosewood properties in Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Jakarta, Bali and Guangzhou are all slated to open in the next three years. She also chairs the advisory committees of the hotel and tourism management schools at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is the younger sister of Adrian Cheng and is married to Paulo Pong, co-founder of the Press Room Group.