Merlin Bingham Swire is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 8 different companies and currently holds the position of Chairman for Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co., Ltd. and Deputy Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at John Swire & Sons Ltd., Chairman at Swire Properties Ltd., Chairman for John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Ltd., Chairman for Swire Pacific Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer of Swire Group (which are all subsidiaries of John Swire & Sons Ltd.). Mr. Swire is also on the board of 5 other companies.
In the past he occupied the position of Non-Executive Chairman of The China Navigation Co. Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer & Director at Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Co., Ltd.
Merlin Bingham Swire received an undergraduate degree from the University of Oxford.