Board of Directors 
 

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

Independent Non-executive Directors
Prof Edward K Y Chen, GBS, CBE, JP
Mr Vincent K Fang, GBS, JP
Mr Hans Michael Jebsen, BBS
Ms Elizabeth Law, MH, JP
Mr David Muir Turnbull

 



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Stephen Tin Hoi NG, Chairman and Managing Director

Mr Ng joined the Group in 1981. He has been Managing Director of the Company since 1989 and became Chairman in 2015. He also serves as chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Mr Ng is the deputy chairman of Wheelock and Company Limited ("Wheelock") (publicly listed holding company of the Company), chairman and managing director of Wharf Real Estate Investment Company Limited ("Wharf REIC"), chairman of Harbour Centre Development Limited ("HCDL") and Wheelock Properties (Singapore) Limited ("WPSL") (all being publicly listed fellow subsidiaries of the Company in Hong Kong or Singapore). He also serves as a non-executive chairman of publicly listed Joyce Boutique Holdings Limited ("JBHL") as well as a non-executive director of Hotel Properties Limited (a publicly listed associate of Wheelock).

Mr Ng was born in Hong Kong in 1952 and grew up in Hong Kong. He attended Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin, USA and the University of Bonn, Germany, from 1971 to 1975, with a major in mathematics. He is the chairman of Project WeCan Committee, a vice chairman of the Employers' Federation of Hong Kong and a council member of The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.


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Andrew On Kiu CHOW, Deputy Chairman and Executive Director

Mr Chow has been a Director of the Company since July 2011 and became Deputy Chairman in May 2015. Among various other subsidiaries of the Company of which he serves as a director, he is chairman of Wharf China Development Limited with responsibility to oversee the Group's development property business in Mainland China. He joined the Group in 2006.

Mr Chow is also an Independent Non-executive Director of Hong Kong Economic Times Holdings Limited (being publicly listed in Hong Kong).

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 Investments Company Limited and Next Digital Limited. He is a graduate of The University of Hong Kong where he obtained his bachelor's degree in Social Science.


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Doreen Yuk Fong LEE, Vice Chairman and Executive Director

Ms Lee has been a Director of the Company since 2003 and became a Vice Chairman in May 2015. She is also chairman and senior managing director of Wharf China Estates Limited with primary responsibility to oversee the Group's portfolio of investment properties in Mainland China. She is a vice chairman of Wharf REIC (publicly listed fellow subsidiary of the Company) and a non-executive director of JBHL. Ms Lee was formerly a non-executive director of HCDL from July 2010 to July 2012.

Ms Lee is a graduate of The University of Hong Kong where she obtained her bachelor's degree in Arts (Hon).


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

Mr Tsui, FCCA, FCPA, FCMA, CGMA, CPA, CGA, is a Vice Chairman and Group Chief Financial Officer of the Company and is also an executive director and group chief financial officer of Wheelock (publicly listed holding company of the Company). He joined the Wheelock/Wharf group in 1996 and became a director of Wheelock in 1998.

Furthermore, Mr Tsui is a vice chairman of Wharf REIC (publicly listed fellow subsidiary of the Company), a non-executive director of publicly listed JBHL and a vice chairman of Wheelock Properties Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wheelock. He formerly served as a director of HCDL and WPSL (both being publicly listed fellow subsidiaries of the Company in Hong Kong or Singapore) until his resignations in August 2015.

Mr Tsui is currently a general committee member of the Employers' Federation of Hong Kong ("EFHK") and chairman of EFHK's "Property & Construction" functional group.


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Kwok Pong CHAN, Director

Mr Chan joined the Group in 1993 and has been a Director of the Company since May 2015. He has been involved in various property development projects of the Group in both China and Hong Kong. Among various other subsidiaries of the Company of which he serves as a director, he is an executive director of Wharf China Development Limited and Wharf China Estates Limited with responsibility to work on the Group's China Development Property strategy as well as to oversee the Group's massive China Investment Property construction projects. He was formerly a non-executive director of HCDL (a listed fellow subsidiary of the Company) from April 2013 to May 2015.

Mr Chan graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 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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Edward Kwan Yiu CHEN, GBS, CBE, JP, Director

Professor Chen has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 2002. He is also an Independent Non-executive Director of First Pacific Company Limited (publicly listed in Hong Kong) and Hang Seng Qianhai Fund Management Company Limited. He was formerly an Independent Non-executive Director of publicly listed Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited.

Professor Chen 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, a member of the board of directors of the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and a non-official members of Human Resources Planning Commission. He was the president of Lingnan University in Hong Kong from September 1995 to August 2007. He was also 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.

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 by the Hong Kong SAR Government.


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Vincent Kang FANG, GBS, JP, Director

Mr Fang has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 1993. He also serves as chairman of the Audit Committee. He is chief executive officer of Toppy Company (Hong Kong) Limited and managing director of Fantastic Garments Limited.

Mr Fang is currently Honorary Chairman of the Liberal Party and a director of The Federation of Hong Kong Garment Manufacturers. He was formerly a non-official member of Commission on Strategic Development of the Hong Kong SAR Central Policy Unit and of the Commercial Properties Committee of Housing Department. He served as a member of Legislative Council representing Wholesale and Retail in Functional Constituency since 2004 until his retirement in September 2016. He also served as chairman of Hospital Governing Committee of Princess Margaret Hospital and Kwai Chung Hospital, advisor of the Quality Tourism Services Association, a functional constituency representative for retail and wholesale of the Hong Kong Retail Management Association and a member of the Airport Authority of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Tourism Board, the Hospital Authority and the Operations Review Committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

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. He was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star in 2008 and the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2016 by the Hong Kong SAR Government. He is also a Justice of the Peace.


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Hans Michael JEBSEN, BBS, Director

Mr Jebsen has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 2001. He also serves as a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and chairman of Remuneration Committee.

Mr Jebsen is 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, chairman and a board member of the Asian Cultural Council Hong Kong, chairman of the Advisory Council of the Business School of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, a trustee of World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong and a member of Board of Trustees of Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Hong Kong-Europe Business Council of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council as well as Advisory Board of the Hong Kong Red Cross. Since 2015, he has also been a member of the Operations Review Committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

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. In 2015, he was awarded Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.


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Elizabeth LAW, MH, JP, Director

Ms Law has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since August 2017. She also serves as a member of the Audit Committee.

Ms Law is currently an Independent Non-executive Director of Clifford Modern Living Holdings Limited and Sunwah Kingsway Capital Holdings Limited (both being publicly listed in Hong Kong). She also serves as an Independent Non-executive Director of Sunwah International Limited (being publicly listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange).

Ms Law graduated from McGill University, Canada in 1976. She is currently a managing director of Law & Partners CPA Limited, and the proprietor of Stephen Law & Company. Ms Law is a Certified Public Accountants (Practising) in Hong Kong, a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants Canada, a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, a fellow member of Certified Public Accountants Australia, and a certified tax adviser in Hong Kong.

Ms Law is also deputy convenor of Administration and Finance Committee of Equal Opportunities Commission and a member of Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund Board. She was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 2009.

Ms Law served as President of The Society of Chinese Accountants and Auditors, a council member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the founding president of Association of Woman Accountants (Hong Kong) Limited. She had been an Independent Non-executive Director of China Vanke Company Limited (being publicly listed in Hong Kong) since 2012 until her retirement in June 2017.


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David Muir TURNBULL, Director

Mr Turnbull has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since November 2013. He also serves as a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mr Turnbull is currently chairman and executive director of Pacific Basin Shipping Limited (being publicly listed in Hong Kong). He also serves as a non-executive director of G3 Exploration Limited (Formerly known as "Green Dragon Gas Limited") (being publicly listed on the London Stock Exchange).

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 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. He was formerly an Independent Non-executive Director of Sands China Ltd. from October 2009 to March 2016 and a non-executive director of Greka Drilling Limited from February 2011 to October 2017.


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