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The Group Chairman

Steven Cheung is the Founder of the Seaplane Hong Kong Group. Seaplane Hong Kong is one of Asia's most chic brands and has expanded into many diverse sectors, making luxury affordable, from private jet flights to high tech delivery drones, and futuristic Urban Air Mobility Air Taxis.

Previously, he worked for a leading Asian airline group as an airline pilot. It was his dream to become a pilot after spending his childhood watching planes take off and land from Kwun Tong Ferry Pier where his late grandmother resided.

Prior to becoming a pilot, Steven grew up in Essex, England, he experienced poverty and dyslexia in his childhood, he was determined to make a difference in his community, he was involved in varied roles within the British central government and was instrumental in the London 2012 Olympic games, where he served as a mayor, Olympic ambassador and torchbearer. Steven has also received the Princess Diana Award in 2010 for his community work. 


Public Office



  • London Olympic Games Torch Bear

  • Mayor of the London Olympic Village

    • Serving with:

      • ​Lord Tony Hall, Baron Hall of Birkenhead, CBE

      • Lord Charles Allen, Baron Allen of Kensington, CBE

      • Dame Tessa Jowell, Baroness Jowell, DBE, PC

      • Duncan Goodhew, MBE

  • London 2012 Olympic Youth Ambassador

  • Member of Legacy Now Youth Panel 

  • Ministry of Justice Young advisor

    • Youth Citizenship Commission for Prime Minister Gordan Brown

  • Foreign and Commonwealth office GREAT Campaign Ambassador

  • Department of Communities and local government Young advisor to The Sectary of State Rt Hon. Hazel Blears

  • Member of the Metropolitan Police Youth Independent Advisory Group

  • Member of the 2010 G8/G20 Summit Delegation - PM David Cameron

  • Governor of City and Islington College

  • British Council Global changemakers

  • Board Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society (HK Branch)

  • Freeman of The Honorable Company of Air Pilots

  • Chairman of The Hong Kong Professional Airline Pilots Association

  • Air League Duke of Edinburgh Royal flying bursary

  • 2010 Princess Diana Award

  • CCTV Personality of the Year Award 2009

  • European Union Aviation Safety Agency EASA Licensed Airline Pilot

  • Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department Licensed Airline Pilot

  • United States Federal Aviation Administration Licensed Private Pilot

  • Experienced in legacy and LCC airline operation in Asia and Europe

  • The first Asian airline pilot for one of the largest European Airline Group

  • Expertise in Government and politics, international relations 

  • Experienced in commercial and investment banking in the United Kingdom



Steven is available for a select number of speaking engagements per year around the world. All funds raised from the speaking engagements go to Hong Kong Professional Airline Pilot Association - the independent foundation, promoting aviation-related education in secondary schools, advocacy causes striving to make aviation more accessible for young people in Asia.

Steven has carried out sold out, acclaimed speaking engagements across the globe, and is renowned as one of the most well-received, in-demand, innovative and respected speakers in the world. 


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