Carson Chan graduated from the California State Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business in 1995. He returned to Hong Kong in 1997 to start his own company specialising in injection manufacturing. Two years later he became Bonhams Hong Kong representative. In 2004 he became the General Manager for Asia for luxury watch brand Richard Mille. In January 2007 he was been appointed Bonhams Managing Director and Watch Specialist.
Carson is a great enthusiast for things mechanical. He was The Slalom Champion of the Porsche Owners Club Los Angeles in 1993. His passion for watches led him to study horology in depth and he completed several Complicated Mechanical Movement Repairing and Training courses at the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Department of Engineering Management and Technology) as well as a number of training offered by top Swiss watch makers. Carson continues to study and train in the horological world both as a hobby and passion.