Founder and chairman
A well-known patroness of the arts, Chan’s love for classic Chinese furniture led her to set up the 20-billion-yuan (S$4 billion) self-curated China Red Sandalwood Museum in 1999. The 73-year-old donates sandalwood pieces to museums worldwide to promote cultural exchanges and education in Chinese culture and the arts.
Company:Fu Wah International Group
Net worth:US$6.2 Billion
Culture preservation, education