Board of Directors 
 
 

Mr Stephen T H Ng (Chairman and Managing Director)
Mr Andrew O K Chow (Deputy Chairman)
Ms Doreen Y F Lee (Vice Chairman)
Mr Paul Y C Tsui (Vice Chairman and Group Chief Financial Officer)
Ms Y T Leng
Mr Kevin K P Chan

Independent Non-executive Directors
Mr Alexander S K Au, OBE
Prof Edward K Y Chen, GBS, CBE, JP
Dr Raymond K F Ch'ien, GBS, CBE, JP
The Hon Vincent K Fang, SBS, JP
Mr Hans Michael Jebsen, BBS
Mr Wyman Li
Mr David M Turnbull
Prof E K Yeoh, GBS, OBE, JP

Senior Counsel
The Hon Peter K C Woo, GBM, GBS, JP


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Stephen Tin Hoi NG, Chairman and Managing Director

Mr Ng joined the Company in 1981. He has been Managing Director of the Company since 1989 and Deputy Chairman in 1994. He became as Chairman of the Company in May 2015. Among other listed companies in Hong Kong and Singapore, he is deputy chairman of Wheelock and Company Limited, holding company of the Company, chairman of Harbour Centre Development Limited, i-CABLE Communications Limited, Joyce Boutique Holdings Limited and Wheelock Properties (Singapore) Limited, as well as a non-executive director of Hotel Properties Limited; he also formerly served as a non-executive director of Greentown China Holdings Limited (" Greentown") until his resignation effective 27 March 2015.

Mr Ng attended Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin, U.S.A. and the University of Bonn, Germany, from 1971 to 1975, and graduated with a major in mathematics. He is deputy chairman of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and a council member of the Employers' Federation of Hong Kong.


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Andrew On Kiu CHOW, Deputy Chairman

Mr Chow has been a Director and Vice Chairman of the Company since July 2011 and became Deputy Chairman of the Company in May 2015. As chairman of Wharf China Development Limited, he oversees the Group's development property business in Mainland China. He joined the Group in 2006.

Mr Chow has extensive experience in the finance and property sectors in Hong Kong and Mainland China, and formerly held senior executive positions in Tian An China Investment Limited and Next Media Limited. He is a graduate of The University of Hong Kong where he obtained his bachelor's degree in Social Science. He has been appointed as a non-executive director and vice chairman of Greentown with effect from 27 March 2015, and is also an independent non-executive director ("INED") of Hong Kong Economic Times Holdings Limited, publicly listed in Hong Kong.


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Doreen Yuk Fong LEE, Vice Chairman

Ms Lee has been a Director of the Company since 2003 and became an Executive Director in March 2007 and Vice Chairman in May 2015. As chairman of Wharf Estates Limited and Wharf China Estates Limited, she oversees the Group's portfolio of investment properties in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

Ms Lee was formerly a director of Harbour Centre Development Limited (a publicly listed subsidiary of the Company) from July 2010 to July 2012. She is a graduate of The University of Hong Kong where she obtained her bachelor's degree in Arts (Hon). She is also a director of Joyce Boutique Holdings Limited, publicly listed in Hong Kong.


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Paul Yiu Cheung TSUI,
Vice Chairman and Group Chief Financial Officer

Mr Tsui, FCCA, FCPA, FCMA, CGMA, FCIS, CGA-Canada, is an Executive Director & Group Chief Financial Officer of both the Company and Wheelock and Company Limited ("Wheelock"), holding company of the Company and became Vice Chairman of the Company in May 2015. He joined the Wheelock/Wharf group in 1996 and became a director of Wheelock in 1998. He is also a director of Harbour Centre Development Limited and i-CABLE Communications Limited, both publicly listed subsidiaries of the Company. Furthermore, Mr Tsui is a director of Wheelock Properties (Singapore) Limited (a fellow subsidiary of the Company listed in Singapore), vice chairman of Wheelock Properties Limited, as well as a director of Greentown China Holdings Limited (an associated company of the Company) and Joyce Boutique Holdings Limited, both publicly listed in Hong Kong.


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Yen Thean LENG, Director

Ms Leng, BSc(Hons), MRICS, MHKIS, RPS, has been a Director of the Company since 11 April 2013. She joined the Group in 2004. Being an executive director of Wharf Estates Limited, Ms Leng is responsible, inter alia, for managing the Group's core investment properties in Hong Kong, namely, Harbour City, Times Square and Plaza Hollywood. She was formerly a director of Harbour Centre Development Limited from 1 July 2012 to 10 April 2013. Ms Leng is a chartered surveyor and holds a Bachelor Degree in Land Management with first class honors and has extensive experience in the real estate industry.


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Kevin Kwok Pong CHAN, Director

Mr Chan joined the Group in 1993 and has been involved in various property development projects of the Group in both China and Hong Kong. He is currently a director of Wharf China Development Limited and Wharf China Estates Limited, both wholly owned subsidiaries of the Company, and is responsible to execute the Group's China Development Property strategy as well as to oversee the Group's massive China Investment Properties construction projects. He was a director of Harbour Centre Development Limited, a publicly listed subsidiary of the Company. Mr Chan graduated from the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong with Associateship in Civil & Structural Engineering. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers as well as the Institution of Civil Engineers, UK and also a chartered engineer of the Engineering Council UK.


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Alexander Siu Kee AU, OBE, Director

Mr Au, ACA, FCCA, FCPA, AAIA, FCIB, FHKIB, has been an INED of the Company since 22 October 2012. He also serves as a member of the Company's Audit Committee. A banker by profession, he 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. Currently, Mr Au is the chairman and non-executive director of Henderson Sunlight Asset Management Limited, being the manager of the publicly-listed Sunlight Real Estate Investment Trust. He is an INED of publicly-listed Henderson Land Development Company Limited, and also a non-executive director of two other companies publicly-listed in Hong Kong, namely, Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) Company Limited and Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited. Mr Au was formerly an INED of Wheelock during the period from 5 September 2002 to 21 October 2012. An accountant by training, Mr Au is a Chartered Accountant as well as a fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


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Edward Kwan Yiu CHEN, GBS, CBE, JP, Director

Professor Chen has been an INED of the Company since 2002. He was the president of Lingnan University in Hong Kong from September 1995 to August 2007. He is an honorary professor of the Open University of Hong Kong and a distinguished fellow of the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences at The University of Hong Kong. He is now Chairman of HKU SPACE and President of the Qianhai Institute for Innovative Research in Shenzhen. He was a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1991 to 1992, and a member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong from 1992 to 1997. He is a director of a publicly-listed company in Hong Kong, namely, First Pacific Company Limited. He was formerly a director of publicly listed Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited.

Professor Chen was educated at The University of Hong Kong (Bachelor of Arts and Master of Social Science) and Oxford University (Doctor of Philosophy). He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1993 and awarded a CBE in 1995. In 2003, he was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star Medal by the Hong Kong SAR Government.


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Raymond Kuo Fung CH’IEN, GBS, CBE, JP, Director

Dr Ch’ien has been an INED of the Company since 2002. He is the chairman of MTR Corporation Limited and Hang Seng Bank Limited as well as an INED of China Resources Power Holdings Company Limited, all being companies publicly-listed in Hong Kong. Dr Ch’ien also serves on the boards of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited; and Swiss Re Ltd which is listed in Switzerland. Dr Ch’ien was formerly the chairman and a director of Sino Splendid Holdings Limited (formerly known as China.com Inc.) (listed on Growth Enterprise Market) and a former INED of Convenience Retail Asia Limited until he resigned with effect from 1 April 2014. He was also a former INED of UGL Limited, which is publicly-listed in Australia, until 30 October 2014.

In public service, Dr Ch’ien has been appointed a member of the Economic Development Commission of the HKSAR Government, a member of the Committee on Real Estate Investment Trusts of the Securities and Futures Commission and a member of the Standing Committee of the Tianjin Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Dr Ch’ien is an honorary president and past chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries. From 1992 to 1997, Dr Ch’ien was a member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong, then under British administration. He was appointed a member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong SAR on 1 July 1997 and served until June 2002.

Dr Ch’ien received a doctoral degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1978 and became a Trustee of the University in 2006. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1993 and a Commander in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 1994. In 1999, he was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star Medal by the Hong Kong SAR Government. In 2008, he was conferred the honour of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite Agricole of France.


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Vincent Kang FANG, SBS, JP, Director

Mr Fang has been an INED of the Company since 1993. He also serves as a member and chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. He is the chief executive officer of Toppy Company (Hong Kong) Limited and managing director of Fantastic Garments Limited.

Mr Fang currently serves as a member of Legislative Council representing Wholesale and Retail in Functional Constituency. He is the advisor of the Quality Tourism Services Association, an honorary president & international advisor of Hong Kong Retail Management Association and a director of The Federation of Hong Kong Garment Manufacturers. Mr Fang formerly served the chairman of Hospital Governing Committee of Princess Margaret Hospital and Kwai Chung Hospital, and a member of the Hospital Authority, Hong Kong Tourism Board, the Operations Review Committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption and the Airport Authority.

Mr Fang is a graduate of North Carolina State University where he obtained both his bachelor's and master's degrees in Science of Textiles Engineering. Mr Fang was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2008. He is also a Justice of the Peace.


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Hans Michael JEBSEN, BBS, Director

Mr Jebsen has been an INED of the Company since 2001. He also serves as the chairman of the Company's Remuneration Committee as well as a member of the Company's Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. He is the chairman of Jebsen and Company Limited and also a non-executive director of publicly-listed Hysan Development Company Limited. He currently holds a number of public offices, namely, a trustee of World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong, the vice chairman and a board member of the Asian Cultural Council Board of Trustees, affiliate of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, New York; a member of the Advisory Council of the School of Business and Management and a member of the Institutional Advancement and Outreach Committee of the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong European Union Business Co-operation Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Advisory Council as well as Board of Trustees of Asia Society Hong Kong Center and Advisory Board of the Hong Kong Red Cross.

After schooling in Germany and Denmark, he received a two-year banking education in Germany and the UK and studied Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland from 1978 to 1981.

Mr Jebsen was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2001, made a Knight of the Dannebrog by receiving the Silver Cross of the Order of Dannebrog by H. M. The Queen of Denmark in 2006, was awarded the Merit Cross of the Order of the Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2008 and received the title "Hofjægermester" by H. M. The Queen of Denmark in January 2011. In 2014, Mr Jebsen was awarded the Knight of 1st Class of the Order of Dannebrog, Denmark. Since 2015, he has also been a member of the Operations Review Committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption.


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Wyman LI, Director

Mr Li has been an INED of the Company since 2 September 2013. He also serves as a member of the Company's Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee. He is currently a member of the board of directors and the Manager (Administration) of Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Limited. He is also the President of Hong Kong Gun Club, the Chairman of Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club and the Chairman of Hong Kong Shooting Association. He formerly served as a member of corruption prevention advisory committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Mr Li is a graduate of Pepperdine University where he obtained his master's degree in Business Administration.


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David M TURNBULL, Director

Mr Turnbull has been an INED of the Company since 18 November 2013. He also serves as a member of the Company's Nomination Committee. Mr Turnbull graduated from Cambridge University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and subsequently earned a Master of Arts degree. He joined the Swire Group upon graduation and held various senior management positions with international responsibilities covering aviation, shipping and property during his 30 years' service thereof. He was appointed as a director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited in 1994 and took up the positions of deputy managing director in 1994, managing director in 1996 and deputy chairman and chief executive in 1998 before his appointment as the chairman in 2005. He is also the former chairman of Swire Pacific Limited from January 2005 to January 2006, and of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited from March 1995 to August 2006.

Mr Turnbull is currently the executive chairman of Pacific Basin Shipping Limited and an INED of Sands China Ltd., both being companies publicly-listed in Hong Kong. Mr Turnbull also serves as non-executive director of Green Dragon Gas Limited and Greka Drilling Limited, both being companies publicly-listed on Alternative Investment Market, a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange.


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Eng Kiong YEOH, GBS, OBE, JP, Director

Professor Yeoh MBBS(HK), FHKAM, FHKCCM, FHKCP, FFPHM(UK), FRCP(Edin), FRCP(Lond), FRCPS(Glasg), FRACMA, FRACP, has been an INED of the Company since 1 July 2014. He is Professor of Public Health, Director at the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and also Head of Division of Health System, Policy and Management at the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care. He is involved in collaborative work with research networks in studies on health systems and in training for public policy, as Chairman of the World Bank Institute/Asia Network for Capacity Building in Health Systems Strengthening (1 July 2009 - 30 June 2014). Professor Yeoh is a member to the International Advisory Board of the National University of Singapore Initiative to improve health in Asia, which seeks to contribute to thinking and policy formulation in public health & health systems development in Asia.

Professor Yeoh served as Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("HK Government") between 1999 and 2004. From 1990 to 1999, he was Head of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority with responsibility for the management and transformation of the public hospital system.

As a clinician, Professor Yeoh pioneered public health programmes in the prevention of Hepatitis B and HIV/AIDS. He has held many key positions in professional bodies, both locally and internationally. Professor Yeoh was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1993 and awarded an Order of the British Empire in 1997. In 2005, he was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star Medal by HK Government in recognition of his public service.


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Peter Kwong Ching WOO, GBM, GBS, JP, Senior Counsel

Mr Woo has been Chairman of the Company since 2002. He was first appointed to the Board of the Company in 1978 and served his first term as Chairman from 1986 to 1994. He also serves as a member and the chairman of the Company's Nomination Committee and as a member of the Company's Remuneration Committee. He is currently a senior director (and was Chairman until January 2014) of the Company's ultimate holding company, namely, Wheelock and Company Limited ("Wheelock"), listed in Hong Kong, and is also a director of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A., a listed public company in Italy. He had begun his career with Chase Manhattan Bank in New York in 1972 and joined World-Wide Shipping Group in Hong Kong in 1975.

For many years, Mr Woo has also been actively engaged in community and related services, both locally and internationally, and has held various lay appointments by Government.

He serves as a member of the Standing Committee of the 10th, 11th and 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) of the People's Republic of China. He is the convener of Hong Kong CPPCC members.

In Hong Kong, he was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal in June 2012 and the Gold Bauhinia Star in 1998 by the Hong Kong SAR Government and appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1993. He has been a non-official member of the Commission on Strategic Development since June 2007. Previously, he served as chairman of Hospital Authority from 1995 to 2000, council chairman of Hong Kong Polytechnic University from 1993 to 1997 and chairman of Hong Kong Trade Development Council from 2000 to 2007. He was chairman of the Hong Kong Environment and Conservation Fund Committee set up in 1994 which he co-funded with the Government.

Internationally, he served as a deputy chairman in 1991 to Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum, and as a member of the International Advisory Council of JPMorgan Chase & Co., National Westminster Bank, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Elf Aquitaine and General Electric.

Mr Woo received an MBA from Columbia University in New York, U.S.A. in 1972. He has also received Honorary Doctorates from various universities in Australia, Hong Kong and the United States.


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