Board and Board Committees

Nomination Committee

Chairman
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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Members
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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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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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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