Board of Directors

Mr. AU Siu Kee, Alexander - Chairman and Non-executive Director

Mr. Au, aged 70, has been the Chairman and Non-executive Director of the Manager since 2010. Mr. Au was an executive director and the Chief Financial Officer of Henderson Land Development Company Limited ("HLD") from December 2005 to June 2011. In July 2011, he stepped down from the position of Chief Financial Officer and was re-designated as a non-executive director of HLD. Further, he was re-designated in December 2012 as an independent non-executive director of HLD until his retirement in June 2015. With effect from 1 July 2015, Mr. Au was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Henderson Investment Limited ("HIL") (a subsidiary of HLD). Mr. Au is also a non-executive director of Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) Company Limited (“HK Ferry”) and Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited (“Miramar Hotel”) (both associated companies of HLD) and an independent non-executive director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited (“Wharf”). Shares in HLD, HIL, HK Ferry, Miramar Hotel and Wharf are listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Au has been appointed as a member of the Finance Committee of The Independent Schools Foundation Limited with effect from 5 December 2016.

A banker by profession, Mr. Au was the Chief Executive Officer of Hang Seng Bank Limited from October 1993 to March 1998 and of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited in Singapore from September 1998 to April 2002. He was formerly a non-executive director of a number of leading companies including The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, MTR Corporation Limited and Hang Lung Group Limited; and an independent non-executive director of Wheelock and Company Limited, the listed holding company of Wharf. An accountant by training, Mr. Au is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Mr. AU Siu Kee, Alexander
OBE, FCA, FCCA, FCPA, AAIA, FCIB, FHKIB
Mr. WU Shiu Kee, Keith - Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Mr. Wu, aged 52, is the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and a responsible officer of the Manager. He has almost 30 years of experience in the property, corporate finance, asset management and research related fields. He joined the Manager in April 2006.

From 1997 to 2005, Mr. Wu was an executive director of Lai Sun Development Company Limited (“Lai Sun Development”), where he was primarily responsible for overseeing corporate finance related matters of the group. Prior to his appointment at Lai Sun Development, Mr. Wu worked in the investment banking field and held senior research and asset management positions with several international financial institutions in Hong Kong.

Mr. Wu holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering-Economic Systems (since renamed Management Science and Engineering) from Stanford University in the United States and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Statistics (High Distinction) from the University of Toronto in Canada. He is a fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors.


Mr. WU Shiu Kee, Keith
BS, MS, FHKIoD
 
Mr. KWOK Ping Ho - Non-executive Director

Mr. Kwok, aged 63, has been an executive director of Henderson Land Development Company Limited ("HLD") since December 1993.

Mr. Kwok, holds a Master of Science degree in Administrative Sciences from the City University Graduate Business School, London, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Surveying (Real Estate Development) from The University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor of Science (Engineering) (Civil Engineering Group) Honours degree from the University of London. He is also an associate member of The Chartered Institute of Bankers (A.C.I.B.) of the United Kingdom and had previously been a part-time lecturer for the MBA programme of The University of Hong Kong. In 2012, Mr. Kwok, was appointed as an Honorary Professor of the Department of Real Estate and Construction, Faculty of Architecture of The University of Hong Kong.

Mr. Kwok, has over 30 years of experience in the finance and business management areas which include responsibilities in the corporate investment, finance and treasury and project management activities of the HLD group of companies since 1987, including group re-organisation, privatisation proposals and corporate acquisitions.


Mr. KWOK Ping Ho
BSc, MSc, Post-Graduate Diploma in Surveying, ACIB
Mr. KWAN Kai Cheong - Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Kwan, aged 66, is presently the President of Morrison & Company Limited, a business consultancy firm. He is a non-executive director of China Properties Group Limited and an independent non-executive director of United Photovoltaics Group Limited, Win Hanverky Holdings Limited, Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited, Dynagreen Environmental Protection Group Co., Limited and CK Life Sciences Int’l., (Holdings) Inc. (all being companies listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange"). He is also an independent non-executive director of both HK Electric Investments Manager Limited and HK Electric Investments Limited. HK Electric Investments Manager Limited is the trustee-manager of HK Electric Investments, which is a trust the units of which together with the shares of HK Electric Investments Limited are listed on the Stock Exchange as share stapled units.

Mr. Kwan holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from the University of Singapore (since renamed National University of Singapore). He is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Hong Kong Institute of Directors. He completed the Stanford Executive Program in 1992.


Mr. KWAN Kai Cheong
BAcc, FCA (Aust.), FHKICPA, FHKIoD
Mr. MA Kwong Wing - Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Ma, aged 70, served with Hang Seng Bank Limited for over 30 years in various business areas and functions (including compliance) prior to his retirement in October 2005. He was appointed as the Company Secretary of Hang Seng Bank Limited in 1988 and Assistant General Manager (while remaining as Company Secretary) in January 1993. In September 2013, Mr. Ma was appointed as an independent non-executive director of United Photovoltaics Group Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Ma has also ceased to act as the Honorary Secretary of The Hong Kong Heart Foundation Limited and Institute for Heart Health Promotion Limited (both being charitable institutions exempted from tax under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance) with effect from 20 January 2016.

Mr. Ma is a fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries. He is also a Certified Public Accountant of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an associate member of The Chartered Institute of Bankers and The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers.


Mr. MA Kwong Wing
FHKIoD, FHKSI, FCCA, FCIS, FCS, CPA, ACIB, AHKIB
Dr. TSE Kwok Sang - Independent Non-executive Director

Dr. Tse, aged 59, is currently Associate Professor of Finance, School of Economics and Finance of The University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Tse has published widely on the subject of real estate finance and economics, financial regulations and capital markets and investments. He is also a member of the CFP Examination Committee. Currently Dr. Tse is a Co-opted Councillor of the New Territories Heung Yee Kuk and a Justice of the Peace. He is also an independent non-executive director of Wing Lee Property Investments Limited and Addchance Holdings Limited, both are companies listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

Dr. Tse holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Michigan State University in the United States. He is an associate member of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) and a member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors.


Dr. TSE Kwok Sang
BSc, MBA, MSc, PhD, ASA, MHKIoD, JP
Mr. KWOK Tun Ho, Chester - Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Kwok, aged 53, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cambridge. He joined the banking industry in 1989 and has over 25 years of experience in corporate finance and investment and commercial banking in Hong Kong and in Asia. Prior to his retirement from the banking business in October 2015, he had held senior positions in a number of international financial institutions, including Credit Suisse and Standard Chartered Bank. Mr. Kwok is currently a member of the Process Review Panel for the Securities and Futures Commission and a fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors.


Mr. KWOK Tun Ho, Chester