Department: Board of Directors
Tom Gorman is chairman of CCI Asia-Pacific Ltd. A fluent Chinese speaker, he has written and spoken extensively on doing business in China and the Asia-Pacific region and has been a guest commentator on many television and radio programs. He has consulted on business strategy in China to various Fortune 500 companies. His book, Magazine Publishing in China, was published in May 2004 by the American Business Media.
Gorman serves in leadership positions of several professional and charitable organizations. In addition to being a director of Dui Hua, he is a trustee of the Amcham Hong Kong Charitable Foundation and a member of the EMBA Advisory Group of the EMBA Programme of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Editorial Advisory Board of the China Economic Quarterly, the Advisory Board of the Research Center for Chinese Politics and Business at Indiana University, the Advisory Committee of International Social Service Hong Kong Branch, and the Board of The Beijing Center. Gorman is a past chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and former board chair of the Hong Kong International School.
In addition, Gorman is a member of the National Committee on US–China Relations and the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong.
A native of Chicago, Illinois, and graduate of Princeton University’s East Asian Studies Department, Gorman has been a Hong Kong resident and frequent visitor to China for the past 37 years.