Swire HK Archive Service works together with Swire’s operating companies in Hong Kong and Asia to preserve and manage their historical archives.
The archive collections of Swire reflect its rich heritage in shipping, industry, aviation, beverages, trade and property and are comprised of a wide range of media, dating from the nineteenth century to the present day. Swire’s principal operating companies are represented in the archives, including Swire Pacific, Swire Properties, Cathay Pacific Airways, and HAECO, as well as Swire’s head office in Hong Kong, John Swire & Sons (H. K.).
Matthew Edmondson, a professional archivist, has been with Swire since 2013. He has previously worked with HSBC Archives, and Unilever Archives. He has been the President of the Hong Kong Archives Society since 2015.
The Supporting Host
Bonnie Sze, the head of Swire HK Archive Service, has been with Swire for over 24 years. Coming from Swire’s Group Public Affairs, Bonnie established the Archive and now runs an operation with a team of five members.
Assembly Time: 10:15 a.m.
Tour Starts: 10:30 a.m.
Assembly Point: HK Archive Service, John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited, 9B Cheung Wah Industrial Building, 10-12 Shipyard Lane, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Admission: Free-of-charge for members
Booking: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org in advance to reserve your place N.B.: numbers are limited to 25 attendees.
**Pre-registration required with names sent to Swire in advance**