Board and Board Committees

Board of Directors

Non-Executive Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Mr LIN Zhuo Yan

Mr LIN Zhuo Yan

Mr LIN Zhuo Yan (“Mr Lin”), was appointed as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 23 May 2015, and has been further appointed as the Non-executive Chairman since 19 June 2015.

Mr Lin is the Honorary Chairman of World Association of Small and Medium Enterprises(世界中小企業協會), Permanent Standing Vice President of China Foreign Trade Council(中國對外貿易理事會), and President of Outlets Branch of China General Chamber of Commerce(中國商業聯合會奧特萊斯分會). Mr Lin has over 20 years of experience in large enterprise operation and management as well as investment and operation of mega-sized projects.

He received the Commandery of Sant’Agata Honour and was awarded the “Prize of Most Innovative Real Estate Figures in China for the Year”(中國年度最具創新力地產人物大獎), “Prize for Business Leaders in China for the Year”(中國年度商業領袖大獎)and “Prize for Outstanding Brand Innovators in China”(中國品牌創新傑出人物大獎).

 


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Executive Director and Vice Chairman
Mr WANG Guozhen, EMBA

Mr WANG Guozhen, EMBA

Mr Wang Guozhen (“Mr Wang”) joined the Group as an Executive Director and Vice Chairman on 3 September 2018. Mr Wang holds an executive master’s degree in business administration with Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. He joined the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China in 1982 and has served as heads of various departments. He held various positions such as the general manager of Debao Hotel operated by the Ministry of Finance, the deputy general manager of Debao Industrial Corporation and the deputy officer of Bureaucratic Service Center of the Ministry of Finance. He was also officer of General Office and Bureaucratic Service Center of National Council for Social Security Fund, the standing member of council of Beijing Charity Association and the member of 11th and 12th Beijing Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.


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Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Ir Dr Joseph CHOI Kin Hung, DSc, BSc, CEng, FHKIE, FHKIHT, MICE, R.P.E.

Ir Dr Joseph CHOI Kin Hung, DSc, BSc, CEng, FHKIE, FHKIHT, MICE, R.P.E.

Ir Dr Joseph CHOI Kin Hung (“Ir Dr Choi”) is an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is a member of each of the Executive Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company.

Ir Dr Choi is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (“HKIE”). He is an Executive member, Council member and Chairman of the Planning Committee of HKIE for session 2017/2018, the vice chairman of Council of China’s Foreign Trade of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and a fellow and a council member of the Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation. He has also been a member of the Infrastructure Development Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council since 1 April 2016.

Ir Dr Choi is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers of the UK, a chartered engineer of the UK, a registered professional engineer of Hong Kong and a member of the Departmental Advisory Committee for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Ir Dr Choi joined the Group in August 2009 as Assistant Managing Director and has been subsequently promoted to his current positions. He has over 45 years of multidimensional and multifunctional experience in construction industry across contracting and client organisations in Hong Kong, Chinese Mainland, Taiwan, Macau and overseas. Before joining the Group, he was the general manager of the Kowloon Canton Railway Corporation and MTR Corporation Limited, responsible for the design and construction of various new railway lines.

Ir Dr Choi graduated from the Aston University, United Kingdom with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. On 18 July 2017, he was awarded the Degree of Honorary Doctorate of Science from the Aston University.


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Executive Director and Chief Risk Officer
Mr Wilfred WU Shek Chun, MBA, MA, FCPA

Mr Wilfred WU Shek Chun, MBA, MA, FCPA

Mr Wilfred WU Shek Chun (“Mr Wu”) is an Executive Director and the Chief Risk Officer of the Company. He is also a member of the Executive Committee and a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Mr Wu joined the Group in July 2014 as the Associate Director of Corporate Finance, and has been promoted to his current position in June 2015, responsible for all merger and acquisition projects from due diligence, negotiation of purchase agreement, handling regulatory approvals and financial sourcing to the smooth operation after merger or acquisition of the projects.

Mr Wu has more than 20 years of experience in financial reporting, investment proposal appraisal, financial due diligence, insolvency, litigation support and forensic accounting with major corporations and consultancy firms.

Mr Wu was conferred a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Comparative and Public History from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Master of Business Administration from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is a fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountant. Mr Wu also serves as a council member of the Construction Industry Council and an appeal board panel member of the Urban Renewal Authority.


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Executive Director
Mr Eric TODD, BSc, AICPA

Mr Eric TODD, BSc, AICPA

Mr Eric Todd (“Mr Todd”) joined the Group in 9 March 2017 as an Executive Director of the Company. He is also a member of the Executive Committee.

Mr Todd possesses extensive professional experience in auditing, financial management and investment. Mr Todd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Boston University in the United States. He was a certified public accountant in the State of California, the United States from 1989 to 2010.

Mr Todd started his career with the Hong Kong office of KPMG (formerly known as KPMG Peat Marwick) and subsequently joined the Standard Chartered Bank Group. Prior to joining the Company, he had been a business consultant and also served as finance director for several companies engaged in the media and investment industry. Mr Todd has been appointed as a non-executive director of Leyou Technologies Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange’’), Stock Code: 1089) since July 2015, an independent non-executive director of Ngai Shun Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, Stock Code: 1246) since July 2016, and as the chairman and an executive director of Kong Shum Union Property Management (Holding) Limited (a company listed on the GEM Board of the Stock Exchange, Stock Code: 8181) since August 2016.
 


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Non-executive Director(s)
Mr YAN Jie

Mr YAN Jie

Mr YAN Jie (“Mr Yan”) has been appointed as a Non-executive Director since 30 May 2014.

Mr Yan, joined Tewoo Group Co., Ltd.* (天津物產集團有限公司)(“Tewoo Group”) (formerly known as Tianjin Administration Bureau of Materials and Tianjin Material & Equipment Group Corporation, being a substantial shareholder of the Company) in October 1983, and held positions in the finance department, audit department and assets department, and served as the head of corporate development department of Tewoo Group.

Mr Yan has extensive management experience in finance, audit, investment and strategic planning and has presided over or participated in a number of domestic and overseas substantial merger & acquisition and reorganization projects.

Mr Yan is currently the board chairman of Tianjin Property Development Co., Ltd. (being a subsidiary of Tewoo Group), an executive director of Tewoo Investment Co., Limited and a director of various subsidiaries of Tewoo Group. He is also a director of Palabora Mining Company Limited (listed in Johannesburg Stock Exchange, South Africa, and delisted in 2014).

Mr Yan graduated from Party School of the Central Committee of CPC with a post-graduate degree majoring in economic management, and holds professional qualifications of accountant, senior economist and senior occupation manager.

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Mr CHEN Lei

Mr CHEN Lei

Mr CHEN Lei (“Mr Chen”) has been appointed as a Non-executive Director since 23 May 2015.

Mr Chen joined Tewoo Import and Export Trade Co., Ltd.* (天津物產進出口貿易有限公司), a subsidiary of Tewoo Group, in January 2015 as the deputy general manager. Mr Chen served as an officer of the Beijing court system and held various positions such as the deputy department head of the legal affair department of Tianjin Er-shang Group Co., Ltd.*(天津二商集團有限公司).

He has extensive experience in the fields of corporate legal affair, risk prevention and control. Mr Chen has been redesignated as the deputy department head of corporate development department of Tewoo Group in July 2015.

Mr Chen obtained a bachelor degree in management from the Beijing University of Chemical Technology(北京化工大學)and a master degree in law from the Tsinghua University(清華大學). He has obtained various professional qualifications such as legal qualification (Mainland China) and corporate legal counsel.

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Mr CHUI Kwong Kau

Mr CHUI Kwong Kau

Mr CHUI Kwong Kau (“Mr Chui”) has been appointed as a Non-executive Director since 23 May 2015. He is also a member of Audit Committee.

Mr Chui is an executive director of China Energy Development Holdings Limited (stock code: 228), and a non-executive director of Ngai Shun Holdings Limited (stock code: 1246) and DeTai New Energy Group Limited (stock code: 559) respectively, the shares of which are all listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. He is also an executive director of Hong Kong Life Sciences and Technologies Group Limited (stock code: 8085) and was an independent non-executive director of Aurum Pacific (China) Group Limited (stock code: 8148), the shares of which are all listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange.

He has over 15 years’ experiences in accounting and auditing fields.


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Mr LUI Chun Pong, BA, MAcc, LLM, MBA (Executive), FCPA, FCCA, ATIHK, CTA (HK), ACS, ACIS

Mr LUI Chun Pong, BA, MAcc, LLM, MBA (Executive), FCPA, FCCA, ATIHK, CTA (HK), ACS, ACIS

Mr LUI Chun Pong (“Mr Lui”) has been re-designated from an Executive Director to a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 January 2017. He is also a member of the Nomination Committee.

 

He joined the Group in 2010 as Group Financial Controller. He was promoted to Finance Director of Hsin Chong Construction Company Limited in 2014, and to Acting Chief Financial Officer of the Group in July 2015. He was further appointed as an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer in September 2015. Mr Lui stepped down from the role of Chief Financial Officer of the Group with effect from 1 December 2016.

 

Mr Lui is currently an executive director of Synergis Holdings Limited (a former non-wholly owned subsidiary of the Company), whose shares are listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange.

 

While working in the Group, Mr Lui was responsible for overseeing the finance and accounting operations, budgetary control, group financial control and cashflow management. He has over 26 years of experience in corporate accounting, financing and tax administration in the real estate business like property development, property investment and property management, in addition to company secretarial practices of Hong Kong listed companies. Before joining the Group, Mr Lui held senior positions of a number of Hong Kong companies listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange.

 

Mr Lui obtained a Bachelor degree of Arts from the University of Hong Kong, a Master degree of Laws in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a Master degree of Accountancy from Charles Sturt University in Australia and an Executive Master degree of Business Administration from the City University of Hong Kong. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Tax Advisor in Hong Kong, and a Chartered Certified Accountant and a Chartered Secretary in the United Kingdom.

 

Mr Lui also serves the community through participation of promoting sports, and youth and students’ affairs in Hong Kong. Mr Lui was a baseball coach and was appointed as a team secretary and a deputy delegate leader of Hong Kong Women’s Baseball Team to join the Women’s Baseball World Cup in 2006 and in 2014 respectively. For the public services in youth and students’ affairs, Mr Lui is a leader of various leadership mentoring programmes in Hong Kong United Youth Association, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association. Mr Lui was a director of Hong Kong United Youth Association in 2014/2015 and is currently a member of Hong Kong Student Affairs Sub-committee of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Budget Proposal 2017-18 Sub-committee of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

 


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Independent Non-executive Director(s)
Mr CHENG Sui Sang, MBA, BEc, CPA

Mr CHENG Sui Sang, MBA, BEc, CPA

Mr CHENG Sui Sang (“Mr Cheng”) has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director since 1 January 2014. He is also the chairmen of both the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Nomination Committee.

Mr Cheng has extensive experiences in banking, finance and investment fields. He is an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr Cheng was a director of Cosmopolitan International Holdings Limited, a company listed in the Stock Exchange, from August 2006 to June 2014 and a director of Chi Cheung Investment Company, Limited (now known as LT Holdings Limited), a company listed in the Stock Exchange, from 1997 to 2000.

He has held senior management positions in companies in Hong Kong and overseas, as well as several companies listed in the Stock Exchange. He has also been involved in private consulting working in the PRC and Hong Kong. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.


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Mr George YUEN Kam Ho

Mr George YUEN Kam Ho

Mr George YUEN Kam Ho (“Mr Yuen”) has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director since 12 July 2016. He is also a member of each of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee respectively.

Mr Yuen is currently an independent non-executive director of Easy One Financial Group Limited (formerly known as “PNG Resources Holdings Limited”), a company listed on the Stock Exchange and an independent non-executive director of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited which was listed on the Stock Exchange before being privatised on 21 December 2010. He was a director of Visteon Corporation, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Mr Yuen is currently a special adviser of China National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation, a member of the University of Hong Kong Convocation, a member of the Court of the University of Hong Kong and a council member of U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

Mr Yuen graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) in Economics and Political Science. Mr Yuen has attended post-graduate studies in international marketing management at the International Marketing Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. and has completed the Hong Kong Administrators Course (commissioned by the Hong Kong Government) in public administration and international relations at Oxford University, the United Kingdom, and the International Executive Program in INSEAD, France respectively. In June 2003, Mr Yuen was admitted to the Leadership in Development Program organised by Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, U.S.A. In June 2004, Standford University, California, U.S.A. had also invited Mr Yuen to participate in its “Corporate Governance” forum and in early 2006, the University awarded a fellowship to Mr Yuen as a non-profit leader at its Center for Social Innovation.

Mr Yuen has been Chief Executive Officer of “The Better Hong Kong Foundation” for nine years from September 1997. Prior to his joining “The Better Hong Kong Foundation”, Mr Yuen was the Assistant Director and Acting Deputy Director of the Information Services Department of the Hong Kong Government. Mr Yuen played an active role in organising significant international conferences in Hong Kong and held multiple public offices, including being a board member of the East-west Strategic Development Commission. From 2003 to 2007, Mr Yuen was a member of the Pan-Pearl River Delta Panel of the Central Policy Unit (“CPU”) of the HKSAR Government. From January 2006 to January 2013, Mr Yuen was a member of the Committee of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, an adviser of the Institute of Finance and Trade Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, an adviser of Center for Hong Kong and Macao Research, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, China, and an adviser of Guangzhou Municipal Board for International Investment, China.

Mr Yuen is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a member of the British Institute of Management and the Institute of Marketing, U.K., and was also commended by the U.S. President, George W. Bush for his efforts in support of coalition’s campaign against global terrorism.


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Dr LAM Lee G.

Dr LAM Lee G.

Dr. Lam, aged 58, holds the degrees of BSc in Sciences and Mathematics, MSc in Systems Science and MBA from the University of Ottawa in Canada, a post-graduate diploma in Public Administration from Carleton University in Canada, a Post-Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law and an LLB (Hons) in Law from Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK, LLM in law from the University of Wolverhampton in the UK, a PCLL in law from the City University of Hong Kong, a Certificate in Professional Accountancy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong SCS, MPA and PhD from the University of Hong Kong.

As a former member of the Hong Kong Bar Association, Dr. Lam is a Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong, an Honorary Fellow of CPA Australia, a Fellow of CMA Australia, a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, an Accredited Mediator of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education.

Dr. Lam is the Chairman of Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited, and Non-Executive Chairman – Hong Kong and ASEAN Region and the Chief Adviser of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Asia.

Dr. Lam previously served as a part-time member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government’s Central Policy Unit, and a member of the Task Force on Industry Facilitation under the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee, the Assessment Panel of the Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme under the Innovation and Technology Fund (SERAP), the Derivatives Market Consultative Panel of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, a member of the General Council and the Corporate Governance Committee of The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies, the New Business Committee of the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council, the School Allocation Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Education Bureau, and the Legal Aid Services Council. Dr. Lam is a member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Committee on Innovation, Technology and Re-Industrialization, the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health, the Council on Professional Conduct in Education (CPC), and the Court of the City University of Hong Kong, Convenor of the Panel of Advisors on Building Management Disputes of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Home Affairs Department, President of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) Sustainable Business Network (ESBN) Executive Council and Chairman of its Task Force on Banking and Finance, Chairman of the Permanent Commission on Economic and Financial Issues of World Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (WUSME), a Board member of Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC), a member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Belt and Road Committee and the Sir Murray MacLehose Trust Fund Investment Advisory Committee, Honorary Advisor to the Hong Kong Business Angel Network (HKBAN), Honorary Chairman – Asia Pacific of CMA Australia, Chairman of Monte Jade Science and Technology Association of Hong Kong, President of Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation, Vice President of the Hong Kong Real Property Federation, Special Adviser to the Asia Pacific Real Estates Association, a Board member of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong and the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macau, a founding Board member and the Honourary Treasurer of the Hong Kong Vietnam Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Myanmar Chamber of Commerce, a founding member of the Hong Kong-Korea Business Council, and a member of the Hong Kong-Thailand Business Council.

Dr. Lam has over 30 years of international experience in general management, management consulting, corporate governance, investment banking, direct investment and fund management across the telecommunications/ media/technology (TMT), consumer/healthcare, infrastructure/real estate, energy/resources and financial services sectors.

Dr. Lam earlier served as a General Manager of Hongkong Telecom, Vice President and Managing Partner – Greater China of the international management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, President & CEO and Vice Chairman of the Board of Chia Tai Enterprises International Limited (now C.P. Lotus Corporation) of multinational conglomerate CP Group, Vice Chairman and COO of Investment Banking Division of BOC International Holdings (the international investment banking arm of the Bank of China group), Executive Director of Singapore Technologies Telemedia (a member of Temasek Holdings), and Chairman – Hong Kong/Vietnam/Cambodia/Laos/Myanmar/Thailand and Senior Adviser – Asia of Macquarie Capital.


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Dr LO Wing Yan William, JP, PHD

Dr LO Wing Yan William, JP, PHD

Dr Lo Wing Yan William (“Dr Lo”) has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director with effect from 28 June 2018. He is also the members of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee, Risk Management Committee and Corporate Governance Committee.

Dr Lo is currently as the Vice Chairman of Kidsland International Holdings Limited, one of the largest multi-brand toys and children products distribution networks (Kidsland) in the PRC. The company also operates exclusively the LEGO Certified Store in HK. Dr Lo is also the Chairman of Captcha Media Limited, a digital marketing & strategy agency, as well as Strategenes Limited, a financial & strategy advisory firm in HK. Dr Lo is a Founding Governor of the Charles K. Kao Foundation for Alzheimer’s Disease as well as The Independent Schools Foundation Academy, one of the most well known independent schools in HK. He has also been the Chairman of Junior Achievement Hong Kong since 2013. Dr Lo started his business career at McKinsey & Company and had subsequently held various top management posts at HK Telecom, Cable & Wireless plc, Citibank, WPP plc, China Unicom, I.T Limited and South China Media Group. He is renown for being the founder of Netvigator the largest Internet business in Hong Kong, as well as iTV (the predecessor of NowTV), the first interactive and on-demand TV service in the world. Dr Lo obtained a Master of Philosophy degree in Molecular Pharmacology and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Genetic Engineering/Neuroscience, both from Cambridge University, UK. In 1996, he was selected as a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” by the Davos-based renowned global organization World Economic Forum. In 2000, he was selected as one of the top 25 Asia’s Digital Elites by the Asia Week magazine. Dr Lo has held numerous Government appointments during his career and is currently a member of the Cyberport Advisory Panel and a member of the Hospital Governing Committee of HK Red Cross Blood transfusion service. He was a board member of the Broadcasting Authority as well as the ASTRI and the Science Park. He was also a founding member of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong’s GEM Listing Committee. In 1999, Dr Lo was appointed a Justice of the Peace (JP) of HKSAR Government for his contribution to the city of Hong Kong. During the period 2003-2016, Dr Lo was a Committee Member of Shantou People’s Political Consultative Conference.

Dr Lo is now served as the Vice Chairman of Kidsland International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 2122). Dr Lo is an independent non-executive director of each of SITC International Holdings Company Limited (Stock Code: 1308), CSI Properties Limited (Stock Code: 497), Jingrui Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1862), Ronshine China Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 3301) and Television Broadcasts Limited (Stock Code: 511); the shares of all of which are listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Hong Kong Stock Exchange”).

Dr Lo was the independent non-executive director of BOE Varitronix Limited (Stock Code: 710) and International Housewares Retail Company Limited (Stock Code: 1373), the shares of all of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Dr Lo is also an independent non-executive director of Nam Tai Property Inc. (New York Stock Exchange, Stock Code: NTP). Dr Lo was the independent non-executive director of E2-Capital Holdings Limited (Singapore Stock Exchange, Stock Code: 5OF).


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