Paul Clerc-Renaud
Senior Development Advisor Asia

Senior Advisor Asia Developments

Paul Clerc-Renaud graduated with an MBA from the famous Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in 1970.

After setting up and managing subsidiaries for the French SACA group in Australia and New Zealand in the mid 1970's, he came to Hong Kong in 1977 where he has been a permanent resident ever since.

Spanning a career of over 40 years in Asia and headquartered in Hong Kong, he has since 1980 been Managing Director of the Fargo Group which operates offices in China, Vietnam and India.

Fargo's successful operations evolved over the years from a traditional Hong Kong trading house with primary activities in the export of Chinese manufactured goods to Europe, into a diversified group of companies with activities in the supply chain management, industrial agencies, manufacturing, Telecom, luxury apparel and furnishing sectors.

Paul is a French Foreign Trade Advisor, as well as the Honorary President of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hong Kong, Chairman of their China Committee. He is also past chairman of the Europe Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a director of the Hong Kong University - Pasteur Research Center. He has been a Knight in the French National Order of Merit since 1993 and a Knight in the French Legion of Honour Order since 2000.

He has since 2016 been actively involved with Jean-Paul Cassia in the selective positioning of xCassia's branded design consultancies among the elite institutional and private development groups across Asia.