Mr. Houang Tai Ninh aged 69
has been a Director of the Company since 1988. He was a Director and Chairman of Sino Resources and Energy Holdings Limited, Sino Petrochem Development Limited, Sino Mining Investments Limited and a Director of China & Overseas Resources Limited. Mr. Houang obtained his Bachelor of Business Studies degree from the Polytechnic of North Staffordshire, United Kingdom.
Dr. Li Ka Cheung, Eric FCPA(Practising), GBS, OBE, JP, aged 69
has been a Director of the Company since March 2003. He is Honorary Chairman of SHINEWING (HK) CPA Limited. Dr. Li has been a member of the Tenth to the Thirteenth National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He was also the Senior Partner of Li, Tang, Chen & Co., Certified Public Accountants (Practising) and former member of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong SAR. He holds directorships in a number of listed companies including Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited, SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited, Transport International Holdings Limited and Wong’s International Holdings Limited. Dr. Li was a Director of Bison Finance Group Limited (formerly known as RoadShow Holdings Limited) and Hang Seng Bank Limited.
Mr. Bernard Charnwut Chan GBS, JP, aged 58
has been a Director of the Company since November 2006. He is the Chairman & President and an Executive Director of Asia Financial Holdings Limited (being a listed company in Hong Kong) and the Chairman and Executive Director of Asia Insurance Company Limited. He acts as an Advisor of Bangkok Bank (China) Company Limited. Apart from the roles in the business community, Mr. Chan serves as a Hong Kong Deputy to The National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China. He was the Convenor of the Non-Official Members of the Executive Council of the Administration of the Hong Kong SAR, a member of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong SAR and the Chairman of Hong Kong Palace Museum Limited. Mr. Chan is the Chairman of Hong Kong-Thailand Business Council, Tai Kwun Culture & Arts Company Limited and M Plus Museum Ltd. He also serves as the Chairperson of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service. In addition, Mr. Chan holds directorship in Chen Hsong Holdings Limited, Yau Lee Holdings Limited, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and CLP Holdings Limited (all being listed companies in Hong Kong) and Bumrungrad Hospital Public Company Limited (being a listed company in Thailand).
Mr. Siu Kwing Chue, Gordon GBS, CBE, JP, aged 77
has been a Director of the Company since November 2006. He had been a career civil servant for over 36 years before retiring from the civil service in 2002. Mr. Siu rose to the rank of Secretary, Government Secretariat in 1993 and served a number of high ranking government positions, namely the Secretary for Economic Services, Secretary for Transport, Head of Central Policy Unit and eventually retired from his last posting as Secretary for Planning, Environment & Lands. Mr. Siu was an Independent Non-executive Director of Television Broadcasts Limited and Transport International Holdings Limited.
Mr. Lai Hin Wing Henry Stephen aged 66
has been a Director of the Company since August 2022. He is a partner and cochairman of Messrs P. C. Woo & Co., a firm of solicitors and notaries in Hong Kong, and has been practising in the legal field for more than 40 years. He received a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Hong Kong in 1980 and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales and the State of Victoria, Australia in 1982, 1985, and 1986, respectively. Mr. Lai has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of Anta Sports Products Limited (stock code: 2020) since November 2020, a Non-Executive Director of Winfull Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 0183) since December 2011 and a Non-Executive Director of China Medical & HealthCare Group Limited (stock code: 0383) since November 2020, all of which are listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”). Mr. Lai is also a Notary Public and a China Appointed Attesting Officer in Hong Kong. Mr. Lai is the past chairman, and has acted as an honorary council member, fellow member and Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors since July 2019. Mr. Lai was a member of the Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal for the period from April 2015 to March 2021 and has been a member of the Process Review Panel for the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong since November 2018. Mr. Lai has been appointed as a member of the Resolution Compensation Tribunal since 2018. He is also a member of each of the Consents Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong, the Association of China-Appointed Attesting Officers Limited Disciplinary Tribunal Panel and the Board of Governors of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong.