The Shaw Prize Foundation Limited was incorporated in November 2002 with the object of giving, in the form of prizes of a charitable nature, to those persons who have achieved distinguished contributions in academic and scientific research or applications or have conferred the greatest benefit to mankind.

It was granted charitable status by the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department in May 2003.

Members on Board of Directors
Mr Chan Wai Man, Raymond (Chairman)
Ms Meage Choy
Ms Jenny Li
Mr Jerry Rajakulendran