Board of Directors

List of Directors and their Roles and Functions

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  • Mr LIU Liange

    Chairman

    Aged 60, is currently Chairman of the Board, Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Strategy and Budget Committee of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited (the “Company”) and Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (“BOCHK”). He has been appointed as Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK since December 2018, Vice Chairman of the Company and BOCHK from December 2018 to July 2019 and Chairman of the Company and BOCHK since July 2019.

    Mr LIU has been appointed as Chairman of Bank of China Limited (“BOC”) since 5 July 2019 and was Vice Chairman of BOC from October 2018 to July 2019. He has been Executive Director of BOC since October 2018 and was President of BOC from August 2018 to June 2019. He was also the President of Shanghai RMB Trading Unit of BOC from October 2018 to November 2019. Mr LIU is currently Director of BOC Hong Kong (BV) Limited (“BOC (BVI)”) and BOC Hong Kong (Group) Limited (“BOCHKG”). Prior to joining BOC in 2018, Mr LIU served as Vice Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank of China from July 2015 to June 2018. Mr LIU served as Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of China from March 2007 to February 2015. He also served as Director of the African Export-Import Bank from September 2007 to February 2015, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Sino-Italian Mandarin Capital Partners from March 2009 to June 2015, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Regional Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (Asia) from March 2014 to May 2015. Mr LIU worked in the People’s Bank of China for many years, and successively served as Deputy Director-General of the International Department of the People’s Bank of China, President of the Fuzhou Central Sub-branch of the People’s Bank of China and Director of the Fujian Branch of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, Director General of the Anti-Money Laundering Bureau (the Security Bureau) of the People’s Bank of China.

    Mr LIU graduated from Graduate School of the People’s Bank of China and received a Master’s Degree in Economics in 1987. He holds the title of Senior Economist.

    Mr LIU has extensive experience in the banking and financial services industry with substantial knowledge in business management and strategy, corporate governance, investment management and anti-money laundering.

  • Mr. LIU Jin

    Vice Chairman

    Aged 55, was appointed as Vice Chairman, Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in August 2021. He is a member of each of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee as well as the Strategy and Budget Committee.

    Mr LIU is the Vice Chairman and Executive Director of BOC since June 2021 and President of BOC since April 2021. He is currently Director of BOC (BVI) and BOCHKG. Prior to joining BOC in 2021, Mr LIU served as Executive Director of China Everbright Group Ltd from December 2019 to March 2021, President of China Everbright Bank Company Limited (“China Everbright Bank”) from January 2020 to March 2021, and Executive Director of China Everbright Bank from March 2020 to March 2021. He served as Executive Vice President of China Development Bank from September 2018 to November 2019. Mr LIU had worked in Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (“ICBC”) for many years, and successively served as Deputy General Manager of its Shandong Branch, Vice Chairman, Executive Director, General Manager of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Europe) S.A. and General Manager of ICBC Frankfurt Branch, General Manager of the Investment Banking Department of the Head Office of ICBC, and General Manager of Jiangsu Branch of ICBC.

    Mr LIU graduated from Shandong University in 1993, and obtained his Master’s degree in Arts. He holds the title of Senior Economist.

    Mr LIU has substantial experience in the banking and financial services industry with expertise in business management and strategy, corporate governance and investment management.

  • Mr SUN Yu

    Vice Chairman and Chief Executive

    Aged 49, has been re-designated as Executive Director and appointed as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Company and BOCHK since December 2020. He is a member of each of the Strategy and Budget Committee as well as the Sustainability Committee. Prior to the re-designation, Mr SUN was a Non-executive Director and a member of the Risk Committee of the Company and BOCHK from March 2020 to December 2020.

    Mr SUN joined BOC in 1998. He served as the Executive Vice President of BOC from February 2019 to December 2020, and as Chief Overseas Business Officer of BOC from September 2018 to February 2019. From March 2015 to November 2018, Mr SUN served as General Manager of London Branch of BOC, CEO of Bank of China (UK) Limited, and also served as General Manager of London Trading Center of BOC from December 2015 to November 2018. Mr SUN previously served as Director of Global Financial Markets Department, Director of Financial Markets Unit (Client Business), Director of Financial Markets Unit (Securities Investments) and Deputy General Manager of the Shanghai Branch of BOC. He served as General Manager of Global Markets of BOCHK from July 2012 to December 2014. He was also a Board Director of Bank of China (UK) Limited from March 2015 to September 2021, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank of China (UK) Limited from December 2018 to September 2021, Chairman of the Board of Directors of BOC Aviation Limited (listed in Hong Kong) from February 2019 to December 2020, President of Shanghai RMB Trading Unit of BOC from November 2019 to December 2020 and General Manager of Beijing Branch of BOC from December 2019 to December 2020.

    Mr SUN holds other roles with the Group, including Chairman of BOC Insurance (International) Holdings Company Limited and Chairman of BOCHK Charitable Foundation since December 2020, and Chairman of BOC Group Life Assurance Company Limited since February 2021.

    Mr SUN also holds a number of public offices in Hong Kong. He serves as Chairman of the Chinese Banking Association of Hong Kong, and sits on the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, the Banking Advisory Committee, the Council of Treasury Markets Association, the General Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, the Belt and Road and Greater Bay Area Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and the Risk Management Committee of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. He is also Director of Hong Kong Note Printing Limited, as well as Vice President of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, etc.

    Mr SUN graduated from Nankai University with a Master’s Degree in Economics in 1998.

    Mr SUN has extensive experience in the banking and financial services industry with substantial knowledge in business management and strategy, corporate governance, risk management and sustainable development.

  • Mr LIN Jingzhen

    Non-executive Director

    Aged 56, was appointed as Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in August 2018. He is a member of the Strategy and Budget Committee.

    Mr LIN is Executive Vice President of BOC since March 2018 and Executive Director of BOC since February 2019. He joined BOC in 1987. Mr LIN served as Deputy Chief Executive of the Company and BOCHK from May 2015 to January 2018. He served as General Manager of Corporate Banking Department from March 2014 to May 2015 and General Manager (Corporate Banking) of the Corporate Banking Unit of BOC from October 2010 to March 2014. He previously served as Deputy General Manager of Corporate Banking Department and Deputy General Manager of Corporate Banking Unit of BOC. Mr LIN served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of BOC International Holdings Limited from April 2018 to December 2020. He has been serving as Chairman of BOC International (China) Co, Ltd (listed in Shanghai) since May 2018.

    Mr LIN graduated from Xiamen University in 1987 and obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Xiamen University in 2000.

    Mr LIN has substantial experience in the banking industry with extensive expertise in business management and strategy, corporate governance, risk management and investment management.

  • Mdm CHENG Eva

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Aged 61, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in October 2014. She is Chairman of the Sustainability Committee and a member of each of the Audit Committee as well as the Strategy and Budget Committee.

    Mdm CHENG was former Secretary for Transport and Housing of the Government of the HKSAR. She joined the government’s Administrative Service in August 1983 and was posted to various bureaux and departments, including serving as Permanent Secretary for Economic Development and Labour (Economic Development) and Commissioner for Tourism. She retired from the Government of the HKSAR on 30 June 2012.

    Mdm CHENG holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from University of Hong Kong.

    Mdm CHENG has broad knowledge in business strategy, corporate governance, sustainable development as well as environmental, social and governance.

  • Dr CHOI Koon Shum

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Aged 64, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in June 2016. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a member of each of the Strategy and Budget Committee as well as the Sustainability Committee.

    Dr CHOI is Chairman of Sunwah Group, Sunwah International Limited (delisted in Toronto and privatised on 14 June 2021), Sunwah Kingsway Capital Holdings Limited (listed in Hong Kong) and Vietnam VinaCapital. He is also Independent Non-executive Director of Hui Xian Asset Management Limited, the Manager of Hui Xian Real Estate Investment Trust (listed in Hong Kong). Dr CHOI has extensive experience in food industry, real estate development, international trade as well as technology and finance related business.

    Dr CHOI is a Standing Committee Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the People’s Republic of China. He was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal, the highest honor in the HKSAR Award and Recognition System. He also holds a number of public positions including Permanent Honorary President of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Chairman of Guangdong-HK-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union, Chairman of Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme Vetting Committee of the HKSAR Government, Economic Advisor to the President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Founding Patron and Senior Advisor to the President of the Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong, Executive Director of the China Overseas Friendship Association, Council Member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce, Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong-Korea Business Council, Chairman of the China Hong Kong Israel Technology Cooperation and Promotion Center and Chairman of the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence of the Michigan State University. Dr CHOI is a Court or Council Member of a number of universities including the Fudan University, the Nanjing University and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

    Dr CHOI was conferred Honorary Doctor of Humanities by the Michigan State University in the United States in 2005. He became University Fellow of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2007. He was also conferred Honorary Professor by the University of Glamorgan in the United Kingdom in 2009, Honorary Doctor of Social Sciences by the Lingnan University in Hong Kong in 2011, Honorary Doctor by the Vietnam National University, Hanoi in 2013, Honorary Doctor of Business Administration by the De Montfort University in the United Kingdom in 2014, Honorary Doctor of Law by the University of Alberta in Canada in 2015 and Honorary Doctor of Business Administration by Hong Kong Metropolitan University (formerly known as The Open University of Hong Kong) in 2020.

    Dr CHOI has substantial exposure in business management and strategy, corporate governance, human resource management and sustainable development.

  • Mdm FUNG Yuen Mei Anita

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Aged 61, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in March 2022. She is a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Risk Committee, the Strategy and Budget Committee as well as the Sustainability Committee.

    Mdm FUNG previously served as Group General Manager of HSBC Holdings plc from May 2008 to February 2015, Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong region of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (“HSBC”) from September 2011 to February 2015. Mdm FUNG served consecutively as treasurer and head of global markets for Asia Pacific, head of global banking and markets for Asia Pacific of HSBC. Mdm FUNG is currently Independent Non-executive Director of Hang Lung Properties Limited (listed in Hong Kong) and Non-executive Director of The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited, a member of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission, a member of the Museum Advisory Committee and a court member of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Mdm FUNG held directorships in several listed companies in the past, including Independent Non-executive Director of China Construction Bank Corporation as well as Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, Non-executive Director of Bank of Communications Co., Ltd and Hang Seng Bank Limited (all companies are listed in Hong Kong). She also previously held a number of public positions including Independent Non-executive Member of the Board of Airport Authority Hong Kong, Non-official Member of Hong Kong Housing Authority and Member of the Board of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority.

    Mdm FUNG obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from The University of Hong Kong in 1983 and Master’s degree in Applied Finance from Macquarie University, Australia in 1995.

    Mdm FUNG has extensive experience in the banking and financial services industry with substantial knowledge in business management and strategy, capital market, corporate governance, risk management and sustainable development.

  • Mr KOH Beng Seng

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Aged 71, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in March 2006. He is Chairman of the Risk Committee and a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Nomination and Remuneration Committee as well as the Sustainability Committee.

    Mr KOH is currently Chief Executive Officer of Octagon Advisors Pte Ltd, a business and management consulting company based in Singapore. He is also Non-executive Chairman of Great Eastern Holdings Limited and Non-executive Director of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, both listed in Singapore. Mr KOH was formerly Director of Sing Han International Financial Services Limited and Hon Sui Sen Endowment CLG Limited. He was also Independent Non-executive Director of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd and United Engineers Limited, companies listed in Singapore. Mr KOH was Deputy President of United Overseas Bank (“UOB”) and a member of UOB’s Executive Committee from 2000 to 2004. During this period, he was in charge of UOB’s operations, delivery channels, information technology, corporate services, risk management and compliance functions. Prior to that, Mr KOH has spent over 24 years at the Monetary Authority of Singapore where he made significant contributions to the development and supervision of the Singapore financial sector in his capacity as Deputy Managing Director, Banking & Financial Institutions Group. He has also served as Director of Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing and as part-time adviser to the International Monetary Fund.

    Mr KOH holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Nanyang University in Singapore and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Columbia University in the United States.

    Mr KOH has substantial experience in the banking industry which cover business management and strategy, corporate governance, risk management and sustainable development.

  • Mr LAW Yee Kwan Quinn

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Aged 69, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in March 2019. He is a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Risk Committee and the Sustainability Committee.

    Mr LAW currently serves as a court member of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (“HKUST”), a governing board member of HKUST (Guangzhou), and an advisor of Hong Kong Business Accountants Association. He previously served as a council member cum audit committee chairman and standing committee member of the HKUST, and also as member of a number of committees of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“HKICPA”), including Corporate Governance Committee, Professional Accountants in Business Committee, Professional Conduct Committee and Ethics Committee. He held directorships in several listed companies both in Hong Kong and overseas in the past. He was formerly Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Urban Renewal Authority, and Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited. Mr LAW is currently Independent Non-executive Director of Bank of Tianjin Co., Ltd., ENN Energy Holdings Limited and HKBN Limited, all of which are listed in Hong Kong.

    Mr LAW is a certified public accountant and also a fellow member of HKICPA, a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and an associate member of The Chartered Governance Institute. He is an honorary fellow of HKUST.

    Mr LAW has extensive experience in accounting and finance, banking, business strategy, corporate governance, risk management and sustainable development.

  • Mr TUNG Savio Wai-Hok

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Aged 70, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in December 2005. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of each of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, the Risk Committee, the Strategy and Budget Committee as well as the Sustainability Committee.

    Mr TUNG is currently Chairman of Investcorp Technology Partners and Senior Advisor of Investcorp. He previously served as Chief Investment Officer of Investcorp, and is one of the founding partners of Investcorp. Mr TUNG served as Director and a member of the Compensation Committee of Tech Data Corporation, a company previously listed on NASDAQ, until his resignation in June 2020. Before joining Investcorp in 1984, he worked for Chase Manhattan Bank for about 11 years, holding various positions in its front, middle and back offices and served in its offices in New York, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and London. Mr TUNG has served on the boards of many of Investcorp portfolio companies, including Club Car, Circle K, Saks Fifth Avenue, Simmons Mattresses, Star Market, and Stratus Computer. He is also a board member and treasurer of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, an affiliate of Columbia University. Mr TUNG is a trustee emeritus and a member of the Columbia University Medical Center Board of Visitors.

    Mr TUNG holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University of New York.

    Mr TUNG has substantial experience in the banking and financial services industry which include corporate governance, financial management, risk management and sustainable development.