Mr. Au is a director and advisor to a number of companies in Asia, Europe and United States which are involved in resorts, casinos, cruises, marine engineering and investment holding. In addition Mr. Au is and has been a director of a number of affiliates of the Kien Huat Realty III Limited for about 30 years. After stepping down in 2000 from all companies affiliated with Kien Huat Realty III Limited, Mr. Au recently rejoined in May 2009 the Board of Star Cruises Ltd, a Hong Kong publicly listed affiliate of the Kien Huat Realty III Limited as an independent director.
Mr. Au received an MBA from the Harvard Business School in 1974 and a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Birmingham, UK, in 1972.