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 K P Chan

Independent Non-executive Directors
Mr Alexander S K Au, OBE
Prof Edward K Y Chen, GBS, CBE, JP
Mr Vincent K Fang, GBS, JP
Mr Hans Michael Jebsen, BBS
Mr David Muir Turnbull
Prof E K Yeoh, GBS, OBE, 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 became Chairman in 2015. 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. 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.

Mr Ng was born in Hong Kong in 1952 and grew up in Hong Kong. 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. Mr Ng is the chairman of Project WeCan Committee, chairman of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, a council member of the Employers' Federation of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Trade Development Council respectively.


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Andrew On Kiu CHOW, Deputy Chairman

Mr Chow has been Director 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 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 Director of the Company since 2003 and became 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 Vice Chairman & Group Chief Financial Officer of the Company and is also an executive director & group chief financial officer of Wheelock and Company Limited, holding company of the Company. He joined the Wheelock/Wharf group in 1996 and became a director of Wheelock in 1998. He is also a director of i-CABLE Communications Limited and Joyce Boutique Holdings Limited, both publicly-listed in Hong Kong as well as a vice chairman of Wheelock Properties Limited. He formerly served as a director of Harbour Centre Development Limited and Wheelock Properties (Singapore) Limited until his resignations in August 2015. He is currently a general committee member of the Employers' Federation of Hong Kong and the chairman of functional group "Property & Construction".


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Yen Thean LENG, Director

Ms Leng, BSc(Hons), MRICS, MHKIS, RPS, has been 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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Kwok Pong CHAN, Director

Mr Chan joined the Group in 1993 and has been 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. He is an executive director of Wharf China Development Limited and Wharf China Estates Limited, both wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company. He is now working on the Group's China Development Property strategy as well as to oversee the Group's massive China Investment Properties construction projects. He was formerly a director of Harbour Centre Development Limited, a publicly listed subsidiary of the Company, from April 2013 to May 2015. 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 Investment 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 and Company Limited, which is the Company's holding company, from September 2002 to October 2012 and of Henderson Land Development Company Limited from December 2012 to June 2015, both publicly listed in Hong Kong. An accountant by training, Mr Au is a Chartered Accountant as well as 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.


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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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Vincent Kang FANG, GBS, JP, Director

Mr Fang has been an INED of the Company since 1993. He also serves as the chairman and a member 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 is currently the Honorary Chairman of the Liberal Party. He served as a member of Legislative Council representing Wholesale and Retail in Functional Constituency since 2004 until his retirement in September 2016. He is the advisor of the Quality Tourism Services Association, a functional constituency representative for retail and wholesale of Hong Kong Retail Management Association and a director of The Federation of Hong Kong Garment Manufacturers. Mr Fang formerly served as 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 of Hong Kong.

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 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 INED of the Company since 2001. He also serves as a member of the Company's Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration 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 Business School of The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and a member of Hong Kong-Europe Business Council 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. In 2015, Mr Jebsen was also awarded Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa of The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.


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David Muir 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 and Remuneration 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. He was formerly an INED of Sands China Ltd. from October 2009 to March 2016.

Mr Turnbull is currently the executive chairman of Pacific Basin Shipping Limited , being 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 London Stock Exchange and Alternative Investment Market, a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange respectively.


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Eng Kiong YEOH, GBS, OBE, JP, Director

Professor Yeoh, MBBS(HK), FHKAM, FHKCCM, FHKCP, FFPHM(UK), FRCP(Edin), FRCP(Lond), FRCP(Glasg), FRACMA, FRACP, has been an INED of the Company since July 2014. He also serves as a member of the Company's Audit Committee. He is Professor of Public Health, Director at the JC 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 JC School of Public Health and Primary Care. His research is in health systems, services and policy with an interest in applying systems thinking in studying how the complex components of health systems interact and interrelate to improve health. He is involved in collaborative work with research networks such as the Association of Pacific Rim Universities World Institute and World Bank Institute Asia Network for Capacity Building in Health Systems Strengthening (ANHSS) in studies on health systems and training for policy. He was Chairman of the ANHSS from July 2009 to June 2014, and serves as Cluster Leader for the Knowledge Events. He is also a member of 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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