Mr Peter Cheng is the Executive Director of New World China Land Limited and Deputy Managing Director of New World Development (China) Limited. He is also a Director of New World Development Company Limited, NWS Service Management Limited, New World Hotels (Holdings) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited, Hip Hing Construction Company Limited and Polytown Company Limited. Besides, Mr Cheng is a member of numerous non-profit making and charitable organizations such as: the Chairman of Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation, the Chairman of Hong Kong Renal Centre Limited, the Chairman of The Welfare Fund Limited, the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Economic Exchange and a Director of Green Council. He is the Commissar of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Guangzhou City and the University Assembly member, University of Macau.
Mr Cheng, aged 62, graduated from the Indiana University, USA in 1974 with a Degree of Bachelor of Arts and was awarded a Degree of Master of Science in Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1976. In 2009, Mr Cheng was awarded a Master of Laws in Arbitration & Dispute Resolution from The University of Hong Kong.
Mr Cheng is a Fellow member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb) and Hong Kong Construction Arbitration Centre (HKCAC). He is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and on the List of the Mediators of Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (HKMAAL), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), Hong Kong Mediation Centre (HKMC) and Financial Dispute Resolution Centre (FDRC). He is on the Panel of Arbitrators of South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission/Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) and Huizhou Arbitration Commission as well as a Member of Society of Construction Law Hong Kong (SCLHK) and The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).
Mr Cheng is also an assessor of HKMC and has assessed more than 70 cases of simulated mediation assessment. He has mediation experience in both commercial disputes and family disputes.