1960年出身于印尼。李棕博士（Dr.Stephen Riady）现任华联企业（OUE Ltd）的执行主席。主要业务在新加坡、中国内地以及马来西亚经营零售产业、商用产业、住宅产业、酒店零售店铺与租赁、商用办公楼等资产。华联企业的大股东是印尼著名企业——力宝集团（Lippo Group），李棕也是力宝集团成员公司总裁。
目前，李棕是力宝有限公司主席，力宝华润有限公司主席，以及香港华人有限公司执行董事。这三家公司均在香港交易所主板上市。除此之外，自2006年，李棕也担任了另家新加坡上市公司——Auric Pacific Group Limited的执行董事。
Asia’s Most Influential Cover Personalities Awards 2015： Dr.Stephen Riady
Dr.Stephen Riady is the Executive Chairman of OUE Ltd. Appointed Executive Chairman of OUE on 9 March 2010. He was last re-elected as a Director at the Annual General Meeting held on 29 April 2014.
Member of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of each of Lippo Limited, Lippo China Resources Limited and Hongkong Chinese Limited.
Served as Executive Director of Auric Pacific Group Limited since 2006. Also a member of the Nomination Committee of Auric Pacific Group Limited.
His service to society includes civic engagements such as Founding Honorary Advisor of the University of Hong Kong Foundation for Education Development and Research; Patron and Trustee of The Incorporated Trustees of Volunteer Service Trust, member of the Board of Trustees of The Better Hong Kong Foundation; Fellow of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award World Fellowship; Member of the Advisory Board of Sloan School of Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States.
He is also a member of the committee to promote economic co-operation between Fujian and Hong Kong, a committee established by the Provincial Government of Fujian, PRC.
The Stephen Riady Group of Foundations has committed to various grant scholarships and bursaries over the past years across many educational institutions in Singapore.
He is also a strong supporter of community and social development in Singapore. Committed to helping various social organisations meet their targets.
The Stephen Riady Group of Foundations also contributes to the health and sports-related charity organisations, supporting the awareness to fight diseases, improving health equity and eliminating health disparities.
He also supports local and international environmental organisations in the goal of protecting the natural environment and creating a sustainable future for the planet.