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NWS Holdings Ltd (0659.HK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kar-Shun Cheng

70 2001 Executive Chairman of the Board

Yam Pui Tsang

71 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Tak Wing Chow

51 2018 Finance Director, Company Secretary, Executive Director

Abu Baker Salleh

70 2012 Chief Executive Officer - Anway Limited and Sky Connection Limited

Clifford Wallace

70 Chairman - Shenyang New World Expo (Management) Limited, Managing Director - NWS Venue Management Limited

Siu Cheung Ma

54 2018 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Chi Ming Cheng

34 2009 Executive Director

Chin Cheung Cheung

61 2003 Executive Director

Chi Hang Ho

41 2018 Executive Director

Yuet Wan Lam

54 2017 Director - Human Resources

Chi Kwok Cheng

53 2012 Director and General Manager - Roads of NWS Infrastructure Management Limited

Ka Ki Cheng

50 2017 Director - Environment of NWS Infrastructure Management Limited

Wai Po Cheng

58 2012 Managing Director - New World First Bus Services Limited and Citybus Limited

Hon Ping Choy

60 2016 Managing Director - New World Construction Company Limited

Tat Chi Chu

60 2012 Managing Director of Hip Hing Construction Company Limited

Wai Bong Lee

52 2017 Director – Logistics & Ports of NWS Ports Management Limited

Yuk Har Lee

52 2012 Managing Director - Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited

Kai Lert Mak

62 2012 Head - Audit & Risk Assurance

Tik Hong Ng

47 2017 Director – Merger & Acquisition

Cheung Yi Tang

52 2017 Director – Corporate Communications and Sustainability

Tsan Wai To

55 2017 Director – Logistics & Aviation

William Doo

43 2014 Non-Executive Director

Dominic Lai

69 2004 Non-Executive Director

Wai Hon Lam

55 2016 Non-Executive Director

Hin Tsun To

68 2002 Non-Executive Director

Wai-chee Cheng

69 2003 Independent Non-Executive Director

Che Keung Kwong

68 2002 Independent Non-Executive Director

Yiu Kwong Lee

73 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Wai Chi Oei Fung

64 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Lai Him Shek

72 2004 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kwai Huen Wong

67 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kar-Shun Cheng

Dr. Cheng Kar-Shun (Henry) is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was appointed as Executive Director in March 2000 and became the Chairman in March 2001. He is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Dr Cheng is the Chairman and Executive Director of New World Development Company Limited, a substantial shareholder of the Company, the Chairman and Executive Director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited and International Entertainment Corporation, the Chairman and Non-executive Director of New World Department Store China Limited, Newton Resources Ltd and FSE Engineering Holdings Limited, an independent nonexecutive director of HKR International Limited and Hang Seng Bank Limited and a non-executive director of SJM Holdings Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of New World China Land Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong until its delisting on 4 August 2016. He was a non-executive director of Lifestyle International Holdings Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong, up to his retirement on 4 May 2015. Dr Cheng is also the Chairman of New World Hotels (Holdings) Limited and a director of several substantial shareholders of the Company, namely Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings) Limited, Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings II) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Capital Limited, Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited and Mombasa Limited. Dr Cheng is the Chairman of the Advisory Council for The Better Hong Kong Foundation and a Standing Committee Member of the Twelfth Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of The People’s Republic of China. In 2001, he was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Government of the HKSAR.

Yam Pui Tsang

Mr. Tsang Yam Pui, GBS, OBE, QPM, CPM, is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as Executive Director in June 2004 and became the Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2015. He is also the Chairman of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and a member of the Executive Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company and also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr Tsang is the Vice Chairman of New World First Bus Services Limited, Citybus Limited, New World First Bus Services (China) Limited and New World First Ferry Services Limited. He is also a director of GHK Hospital Limited which owns and operates Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital. Mr Tsang is a non-executive director of Wai Kee Holdings Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong. He is also a director of Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd in Singapore and the Chairman and a non-executive director of Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd. (as manager of Mapletree Commercial Trust which is listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange). Prior to joining the Company, Mr Tsang had served with the Hong Kong Police Force for 38 years and retired from the Force as its Commissioner in December 2003. He has extensive experience in corporate leadership and public administration. Mr Tsang was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star, the OBE, the Queen’s Police Medal, the Colonial Police Medal for Meritorious Service, the Commissioner’s Commendation, and the HKSAR Police Long Service Medal.

Tak Wing Chow

Mr. Chow Tak Wing is re designated as Finance Director, Company Secretary, Executive Director of NWS Holdings Limited effect from 9 July 2018. He joined the Company in August 2002 and is currently the Senior Director and Company Secretary of the Company, and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He is responsible for the financial management, treasury and corporate governance functions of the Group. Mr. Chow is a director of Citybus Limited, New World First Bus Services Limited and New World First Ferry Services Limited. Mr. Chow has nearly 30 years’ experience in accounting and financial management and corporate governance. Prior to joining the Group, he was a manager of an international accounting firm and senior executive of several Hong Kong listed public companies. Mr. Chow is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Western University, Canada.

Abu Baker Salleh

Mr. Abu Baker Salleh is Chief Executive Officer of Anway Limited and Sky Connection Limited, subsidiaries of NWS Holdings Limited. He joined DFS after his graduation from The University of Hong Kong, and worked in various senior management positions in Hong Kong, Honolulu, Singapore, Taipei, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Prior to joining Sky Connection Limited (“Sky Connection”, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company), Mr Salleh was the President of DFS West with retail operations in several major cities, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas and Houston. After joining Sky Connection in 2000, Mr Salleh expanded its duty free business base from the Hong Kong International Airport to the Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal and the China Hong Kong Ferry Terminal. Anway Limited, also a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, was formed in 2005 and won the rights from MTR Corporation Limited in 2007 to operate the duty free businesses at the Lok Ma Chau Spur Line, Lo Wu and Hung Hom MTR stations. In 2014, Sky Connection and Shilla Duty Free of Korea formed a joint venture to successfully tender for a duty free concession at the Macau International Airport.

Clifford Wallace

Mr. Clifford Noble Wallace, III, is Chairman of Shenyang New World Expo (Management) Limited and Managing Director of NWS Venue Management Limited, subsidiaries of NWS Holdings Limited. He was the Managing Director of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, through 30 June 2012 having served in this position since May 1995. He remains a member of the board of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited. Mr Wallace is an established and proven veteran with over 50 years in the public assembly facility industry. He has been a Certified Facility Executive since 1978 and is known internationally for his management, administrative, operations, public-relations, planning and consulting expertise. He has consulted on the development, design and operational aspects of numerous facilities in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia. Mr Wallace is an Honorary President of UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. He was inducted into the Convention Industry Council’s Hall of Leaders in 2011 acknowledging him as one of the industry’s outstanding leaders and innovators and one whose contributions have spanned many facets of the industry. He is the former Chairman of the World Council for Venue Management and the Asia Pacific Exhibition and Convention Council and is the former president of the International Association of Venue Managers.

Siu Cheung Ma

Mr. Ma Siu Cheung is appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of the company effect from 9 July 2018. He was the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park Limited during the period from February to June 2018. He joined the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (the “HKSAR Government”) in January 2014 as the Under Secretary for Development and was subsequently appointed as the Secretary for Development in February 2017 and remained in the post until June 2017. Prior to working with the HKSAR Government, Mr. Ma was the Executive Vice-President for Civil and Infrastructure Business (Asia Pacific) of AECOM Asia Company Limited. Mr. Ma is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, United Kingdom and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, United Kingdom, and a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, United Kingdom. He is also a Registered Professional Engineer in Hong Kong and a Chartered Engineer in the United Kingdom. Mr. Ma holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Civil) from the University of Hong Kong and a Master of Engineering degree in Transportation Planning from Monash University, Australia. He is an Honorary Professor of the Department of Real Estate and Construction, Faculty of Architecture of the University of Hong Kong. Mr. Ma was appointed as Justice of the Peace in 2014 and was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the HKSAR Government in 2017.

Chi Ming Cheng

Mr. Cheng Chi Ming (Brian) is Executive Director of the NWS Holdings Limited. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He has been w i t h t h e Company s i n c e January 2008 and i s mainly responsible for overseeing the infrastructure business and the merger and acquisition affairs of the Group. Mr Cheng is the Chairman and non-executive d i r e c t o r o f I n t e g r a t e d Waste S o l u t i o n s Group Holdings Limited and a non-executive director of Haitong International Securities Group Limited, Wai Kee Holdings Limited, Beijing Capital International Airport Co., Ltd. and Leyou Technologies Holdings Limited (appointed on 5 September 2017), all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is also a d i r e c t o r o f SUEZ NWS Limited and a number of companies in Mainland China. Mr Cheng was a non-executive director o f Newton Resources Ltd (resigned on 23 January 2017), a listed public company i n Hong Kong, and a n o n - e x e c u t i v e director of Tharisa plc (retired on 1 February 2017), whose shares are listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Limited and the London Stock Exchange plc. He is currently a member of the 11th Hangzhou Municipal Commi t tee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Before joining the Company, Mr Cheng had been working as a research analyst in the Infrastructure and Conglomerates sector for CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets. Mr Cheng holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Babson College in Massachusetts, USA. Mr Cheng is the son of Dr Cheng Kar Shun, Henry and the cousin of Mr William Junior Guilherme Doo.

Chin Cheung Cheung

Mr. Cheung Chin Cheung is Executive Director of NWS Holdings Limited. He had been an executive director of the Company during the period from May 1998 to January 2003. Mr Cheung i s currently the Chairman of Tianjin Xinzhan Expressway C o . , L t d . and Guangzhou N o r t h r i n g Freeway Company Limited, the Vice Chairman of Beijing- Zhuhai Expressway Guangzhou-Zhuhai Section Company Limited, and a director of Chongqing Water Group Company Limited, a company listed i n S h a n g h a i , t h e PRC, and Chongqing Derun Environment Co., Ltd. He i s also a director of a number of companies in Mainland China and certain subsidiaries of the Group, and is mainly responsible for managing the Group’s infrastructure business. Mr Cheung was a director of Sino-French Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited (now known as SUEZ NWS Limited) and Far East Landfill Technologies Limited, the Vice Chairman of Companhia de Electricidade de Macau – CEM, S.A. and the Managing Director of The Macao Water Supply Company Limited. He had been a member of the Infrastructure Development Advisory Committee and the China Trade Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. He has over 26 years of experience i n business development, investment and management in the infrastructure business in Mainland China. Mr Cheung i s a member o f the Hebei Province Committee of the Eleventh Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of The People’s Republic of China. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant of Canada.

Chi Hang Ho

Mr. Ho Gilbert Chi Hang is appointed as Executive Director of the company effect from 9 July 2018. He joined the Company in January 2018 and is currently the Senior Director of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He is responsible for overseeing the business development and mergers and acquisitions affairs, and certain businesses of the Group. Mr. Ho has extensive experience in the area of corporate management, investments, corporate finance, merger and acquisition transactions and international brand and retail management. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Ho was a director and/or senior executive in several Hong Kong listed public companies. He was the senior investment director of New World Development Company Limited, the substantial shareholder of the Company and a listed public company in Hong Kong, and an executive director of New World Strategic Investment Limited. He was also a partner of an international law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. Mr. Ho is an independent non-executive director of Kam Hing International Holdings Limited, Hailiang International Holdings Limited and Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited and a non-executive director of Shougang Concord International Enterprises Company Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He was an executive director of HMV Digital China Group Limited (resigned on 28 June 2017) and an executive director and the chief executive officer of AID Partners Technology Holdings Limited (now known as AID Life Science Holdings Limited) (resigned on 1 January 2018), both being listed public companies in Hong Kong. Mr. Ho is a committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Shenyang, a standing committee member of the Youth Federation of Inner Mongolia and the Vice Chairman of Inner Mongolia & Hong Kong Youth Exchange Association. Mr. Ho holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Sydney.

Yuet Wan Lam

Ms. Lam Yuet Wan (Elina) is Director - Human Resources of NWS Holdings Limited. She joined the Company in 1997 and is the Director of Human Resources Department of the Company. She is responsible for managing the human resources and administration affairs of the Group. Ms Lam is a professional member of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resources Management. She holds an Executive MBA degree from Western University, Canada and a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom. Ms Lam has over 25 years’ experience in human resources and training and development. Prior to joining the Group, she was a senior executive of human resources in several companies in Hong Kong.

Chi Kwok Cheng

Mr. Cheng Chi Kwok is Director and General Manager - Roads of NWS Infrastructure Management Limited, a subsidiary of NWS Holdings Limited. He joined New World Group in 1993 and is the Director and General Manager (Roads) of NWS Infrastructure Management Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. He is also a director of several major PRC joint ventures in the Roads segment of the Group. Mr Cheng holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and he has over 25 years of experience in project development, investment and management in the infrastructure and roads business in Mainland China.

Ka Ki Cheng

Ms. Cheng Ka Ki (Joanna) is Director - Environment of NWS Infrastructure Management Limited, a subsidiary of NWS Holdings Limited. She is a non-executive director of Tharisa plc, whose shares are listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Limited and the London Stock Exchange plc. She is also a director of The Macao Water Supply Company Limited, Far East Landfill Technologies Limited and certain PRC joint venture companies in the Environment segment of the Group. Ms Cheng is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, Canada. She has more than 20 years of experience in business development, investment and management in power industry in Mainland China.

Wai Po Cheng

Mr. Cheng Wai Po (Samuel) is Managing Director of New World First Bus Services Limited and Citybus Limited, subsidiaries of NWS Holdings Limited. He joined Citybus Limited in 1992 and is the Managing Director of New World First Bus Services Limited and Citybus Limited. Both companies are wholly owned subsidiaries of NWS Transport Services Limited which is a joint venture of the Company. Mr Cheng is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree from The University of Hong Kong. Mr Cheng has over 20 years’ experience in the public transport industry. Prior to joining Citybus Limited, he had worked in an international accounting firm for over six years.

Hon Ping Choy

Mr. Choy Hon Ping is Managing Director - New World Construction Company Limited, a subsidiary of NWS Holdings Limited. He joined the Group in 2012 and is the Managing Director of New World Construction Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr Choy is a fellow of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and a member of The Chartered Institute of Building (UK). He has been appointed by The Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) as the “Construction Specialist” (2006-2012). He has over 40 years of experience in building construction in Hong Kong.

Tat Chi Chu

Mr. Chu Tat Chi is Managing Director of Hip Hing Construction Company Limited, a subsidiary of NWS Holdings Limited. He joined Hip Hing Construction Company Limited (“Hip Hing”, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company) in 1979 and is the Managing Director of Hip Hing. Mr Chu graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic in 1978 with a Diploma in Building Studies. He has over 35 years of experience in the civil engineering and construction industries. Mr Chu is a director of NWS Service Management Limited, Quon Hing Concrete Company Limited and Ngo Kee (Macau) Limited. Prior to joining Hip Hing, he had worked in the Public Works Department of Hong Kong Government.

Wai Bong Lee

Mr. Lee Wai Bong (Stephen) is Director - Logistics and Ports of NWS Ports Management Limited, a subsidiary of NWS Holdings Limited. He joined the Group in 2002 and is the General Manager (Logistics & Ports) of NWS Ports Management Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr Lee holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto, Canada. Mr Lee has extensive experience in project management and merger and acquisition activities. Prior to joining the Group, he had worked in several major multinational corporations.

Yuk Har Lee

Ms. Lee Yuk Har (Monica) is Managing Director - Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited, subsidiary of NWS Holdings Limited. She joined Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, in 1994 and is currently its Managing Director. Ms Lee is a proven veteran in the hospitality industry for over 30 years. She is an executive committee member of the Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association, as well as a board member of UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry and Ocean Park Corporation. Since January 2013, Ms Lee was appointed a member of the Working Group on Convention and Exhibition Industries and Tourism under the Economic Development Commission of the HKSAR Government. Ms Lee holds a Master degree in Management from Macquarie University, a Professional Certificate in Event Management & Marketing from the School of Business and Public Management of George Washington University, USA and a Certificate of Legal Studies from The University of Hong Kong.

Kai Lert Mak

Mr. Mak Kai Lert (Russell) is Head of Audit & Risk Assurance of the Company. He joined the Company in 2006 and is the Head of Audit & Risk Assurance of the Company. He is responsible for internal audit and risk management of the Group. Mr Mak is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a Certified Information Security Manager of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (USA). He holds a BA(Hons) in Accountancy. Mr Mak has profound professional knowledge in auditing and corporate governance issues with over 30 years’ auditing experience in various listed companies, financial institutions and investment banks. Prior to joining the Company, he had worked as the Head of Audit Departments in several Hong Kong listed public companies.

Tik Hong Ng

Mr. Ng Tik Hong is Director – Merger & Acquisition of the Company. He joined New World Group in 1997 and is the Director of Merger & Acquisition Department of the Company. He is responsible for the merger and acquisition affairs of the Group. Mr Ng is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). He holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy, and a Master Degree of Business Administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mr Ng has over 20 years’ experience in accounting, finance and project management. Prior to joining the Group, he worked in an international accounting firm.

Cheung Yi Tang

Ms. Tang Cheung Yi is Director – Corporate Communications and Sustainability of NWS Holdings Limited. She joined the Company in 2012 and is the Director – Corporate Communications and Sustainability of the Company. She is responsible for the Group’s corporate communication, public affairs and corporate sustainability functions. Ms Tang possesses more than 25 years of management experience in corporate communication, government relations and journalism in Hong Kong and the United States. Prior to joining the Group, she was the corporate affairs director with a multinational company in information technology. Ms Tang holds a Bachelor of Social Science degree and a Master of Arts degree in Telecommunications.

Tsan Wai To

Mr. To Tsan Wai is Director – Logistics & Aviation of the Company. Mr To has over 20 years of experience in project investment and management. He is responsible for managing the Group’s logistics and aviation projects including ATL Logistics Centre, a rail container terminal project in Mainland China, Beijing Capital International Airport and commercial aircraft leasing business. He also participated in managing the container terminal projects in Hong Kong, Xiamen, Tianjin, etc. Before joining the Group, Mr To had worked for international shipping and airline companies. Mr To is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

William Doo

Mr. William Guilherme Doo, Jr., is Non-Executive Director of NWS Holdings Limited. He was appointed as Director in December 2005 and was re-designated from Executive Director to Nonexecutive Director on 1 July 2014. He is also a member of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Company. Mr Doo is an executive director of FSE Engineering Holdings Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong, and an executive director and the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of FSE Holdings Limited. He is a solicitor admitted in the HKSAR and is currently a non-practising solicitor in England and Wales. Mr Doo had legal practice experience in one of the largest global law firms specializing in finance and corporate transactions. He is a member of the Standing Committee of the Twelfth Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Beijing of The People’s Republic of China.

Dominic Lai

Mr. Lai Dominic is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director in August 2002 and was re-designated as Nonexecutive Director in September 2004. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Company. Mr Lai is a practising solicitor in Hong Kong and is also admitted in England and Wales, the Republic of Singapore and the States of New South Wales and Victoria, Australia. Mr Lai is a senior partner of the Hong Kong law firm, Iu, Lai & Li. He is also a non-executive director of Midas International Holdings Limited and Oriental Press Group Limited, both being listed public companies in Hong Kong.

Wai Hon Lam

Mr. Lam Wai Hon (Patrick) is Non-Executive Director of the Company, since January 1, 2016. He was appointed as Executive Director in January 2003 and was re-designated as Non-executive Director on 1 January 2016. He is also a member of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr Lam is currently an executive director and the Chief Executive Officer of FSE Holdings Limited. He is also an executive director of FSE Engineering Holdings Limited (appointed on 1 April 2016) and a non-executive director of Road King Infrastructure Limited, both being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He was the Vice Chairman and a non-executive director of Newton Resources Ltd (resigned on 2 January 2016) and a non-executive director of Wai Kee Holdings Limited (resigned on 30 December 2015), both being listed public companies in Hong Kong. Mr Lam is a Chartered Accountant by training and is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the Asia advisory board of Ivey Business School of Western University, Canada.

Hin Tsun To

Mr. To Hin Tsun (Gerald) is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director in May 1998 and was re-designated as Non-executive Director in August 2002. Mr To has been a practising solicitor in Hong Kong since 1975. He is also qualified as a solicitor in the United Kingdom, as well as an advocate and solicitor in Singapore. Mr To is also a non-executive director of Mongolia Energy Corporation Limited and an executive director of International Entertainment Corporation, both companies’ shares being listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Wai-chee Cheng

Dr. Cheng Wai-chee (Christopher), GBS, OBE, JP, is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as Independent Non- Executive Director in January 2003 and is a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Dr Cheng is the Chairman of Wing Tai Properties Limited and an independent non-executive director of Kingboard Chemical Holdings Limited, both being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is an independent non-executive director of Eagle Asset Management (CP) Limited (as manager of Champion Real Estate Investment Trust which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange). Dr Cheng is also an independent non-executive director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. He was an independent non-executive director (resigned on 1 September 2016) of New World China Land Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong until its delisting on 4 August 2016. Dr Cheng has a keen interest in the public services. He is currently a member of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission and a steward of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. He also serves as a member of the board of Overseers at Columbia Business School and a member on the President’s Council on International Activities of the Yale University. He retired as a member of the board of Temasek Foundation CLG Limited on 7 September 2016. Dr Cheng holds a Doctorate in Social Sciences honoris causa from The University of Hong Kong and a Doctorate in Business Administration honoris causa from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana with a BBA degree and from Columbia University, New York with an MBA degree.

Che Keung Kwong

Mr. Che Keung (Gordon) Kwong CPA is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as Independent Nonexecutive Director in October 2002 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. He is also an independent non-executive director of a number of Hong Kong listed public companies including Agile Group Holdings Limited, CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited, China COSCO Holdings Company Limited, China Power International Development Limited, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, FSE Engineering Holdings Limited, Global Digital Creations Holdings Limited, Henderson Investment Limited, Henderson Land Development Company Limited and OP Financial Investments Limited. He was an independent nonexecutive director of China Chengtong Development Group Limited (resigned on 1 November 2013) and an independent supervisor of Beijing Capital International Airport Co., Ltd. (retired on 30 June 2014), both being listed public companies in Hong Kong. Mr Kwong is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was a Partner of Price Waterhouse from 1984 to 1998 and an independent member of the Council of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from 1992 to 1997, during which, he had acted as convener of both the Compliance Committee and the Listing Committee.

Yiu Kwong Lee

Mr. Lee Yiu Kwong (Alan) is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as Independent Nonexecutive Director in October 2012 and he is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Company. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of CSX World Terminals Hong Kong Limited and ATL Logistics Centre Hong Kong Limited. Mr Lee has over 40 years of shipping and logistics experience, including over 15 years of international experience working in the United States, the Netherlands, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Mr Lee is the former Chairman of Hong Kong Container Terminal Operators Association. He was also a committee member of Hong Kong Business Advisory Committee, Logistics Advisory Committee of Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Hong Kong Port Development Council, Hong Kong Logistics Development Council and the Sailors Home and Missions to Seamen Hong Kong. Mr Lee is an accountant by training and has over six years of experience at KPMG.

Wai Chi Oei Fung

Ms. Oei Fung Wai Chi is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, since January 1, 2016. She was appointed as Independent Nonexecutive Director on 1 January 2016 and is also a member of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Company. She is currently the Chairperson of Ronald McDonald House Charities in Hong Kong since September 2008 and she has been elected to the global board of trustees of Ronald McDonald House Charities in Chicago since 1 January 2015. Ms Fung had worked in investment banking and wholesale banking for 36 years. She was the Vice Chairman, Corporate & Institutional Clients, at Standard Chartered Bank, Hong Kong when she retired from the bank in November 2014. Before joining Standard Chartered Bank in 2002, she had worked with UBS for nine years including service as Managing Director responsible for corporate finance and fixed income. During her service with UBS, Ms Fung had regional responsibilities for institutional sales, fixed income, supervising a team in Hong Kong and Singapore which covered 13 countries in Asia (excluding Japan). Her team advised central banks and other institutional investors in Asia on fixed income investments and hedging strategies for interest rates and currencies. Ms Fung had taken on a number of public service responsibilities over the years, including as a member of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel and the Takeovers Appeal Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission and a member of the Finance Committee of the Hong Kong Housing Authority. Ms Fung graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science, London University, with a BSc (Econ) degree, majoring in Accounting and Finance.

Lai Him Shek

The Hon. Shek Lai Him (Abraham) is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as Independent Nonexecutive Director in September 2004 and is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr Shek is an independent non-executive director of MTR Corporation Limited, Midas International Holdings Limited, Paliburg Holdings Limited, Lifestyle International Holdings Limited, Chuang’s Consortium International Limited, Chuang’s China Investments Limited (also acts as Chairman), ITC Corporation Limited, ITC Properties Group Limited (also acts as Vice Chairman), Country Garden Holdings Company Limited, Hop Hing Group Holdings Limited, SJM Holdings Limited, China Resources Cement Holdings Limited, Lai Fung Holdings Limited, Cosmopolitan International Holdings Limited and TUS International Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is also an independent nonexecutive director of Eagle Asset Management (CP) Limited (the manager of Champion Real Estate Investment Trust) and Regal Portfolio Management Limited (the manager of Regal Real Estate Investment Trust), both of the trusts are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr Shek was an independent non-executive director of Titan Petrochemicals Group Limited (up to expiry of his contract on 27 February 2014) and Hsin Chong Construction Group Ltd. (now known as Hsin Chong Group Holdings Limited, retired on 12 May 2014), both are listed public companies in Hong Kong. He also ceased to act as an independent non-executive director of Dorsett Hospitality International Limited (the shares of which were withdrawn from listing with effect from 17 October 2015) on 11 March 2016. He was a director of The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited (retired on 25 April 2016). Mr Shek is a member of the Legislative Council for the HKSAR representing real estate and construction functional constituency since 2000.

Kwai Huen Wong

Mr. Wong Kwai Huen, Albert is appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the company effect from 9 July 2018. He is the principal of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP and its chief representative for Shanghai, and has served as its Managing Partner in Asia from 2006 until 2011. He is also an independent non-executive director of China International Marine Containers (Group) Co., Ltd., China Oilfield Services Limited, Hua Hong Semiconductor Limited and Vinda International Holdings Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of London, United Kingdom. He is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore. Mr. Wong is a board member of the Hospital Authority, Aviation Security Company Limited and The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited, and the Honorary Chairman of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. He is also a Deputy Chairman of the Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance), the Chairman of the Copyright Tribunal, a council member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the Honorary Adviser of Financial Reporting Council, the Honorary Legal Adviser of Hong Kong Business Accountants Association and the former President of the Law Society of Hong Kong and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. Mr. Wong holds the posts of honorary lecturer, external examiner and professorships at the University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, Hang Seng Management College and Hong Kong Shue Yan University. He was appointed as Justice of the Peace in 2010 and was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star by the HKSAR Government in 2014.