Dr. David Harilela

Dr. David Harilela, a dynamic businessman, family man and philanthropist, was born and raised in Hong Kong and built a successful trading business from the ground up. His group Harilela Hotels Limited is involved in the fields of hotels, properties and investments.

Hailing from a caring Rotarian family, Dr. David has developed a strong passion for giving back and serving Hong Kong. In 2011, he founded THE ONE International Humanitarian Award to honour and reward the world’s unsung heroes who dedicate their lives to help the needy. He also supports many charities like The Community Chest, the George and Chandra Harilela Foundation, UNESCO and is a member of Hong Kong’s Diversity List. His philosophy for life is “To never do less than your best”.