Board of Directors

List of Directors and their Roles and Functions

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  • Mr GE Haijiao

    Chairman

    Mr GE was appointed as 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”) since April 2023.

    Mr GE is currently the Chairman and Executive Director of Bank of China Limited (“BOC”). He is also a Director of BOC Hong Kong (BVI) Limited and BOC Hong Kong (Group) Limited. Prior to joining BOC in 2023, he served as a member of the Standing Committee of Hebei Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China and Vice Governor of Hebei Province from November 2021 to March 2023, Vice Governor of Hebei Province from September 2019 to November 2021, Executive Director of China Everbright Group from November 2018 to September 2019, and Executive Director and President of China Everbright Bank Company Limited (a company listed in Shanghai and Hong Kong) from January 2019 to September 2019. From October 2016 to November 2018, he served as Deputy General Manager of China Everbright Group Ltd. Prior to that, Mr GE had worked in Agricultural Bank of China Limited (a company listed in Shanghai and Hong Kong) for many years, serving as Deputy General Manager of Dalian Branch, General Manager of Singapore Branch, Deputy General Manager (department general manager level) of the International Banking Department of the Head Office and General Manager of Heilongjiang Branch.

    Mr GE graduated from Liaoning University in 1993 and Nanjing Agricultural University in 2008 with a Doctor’s Degree in Management. He holds the title of Senior Economist.

    Mr GE has extensive experience in the banking, financial services and policy, substantial knowledge in business management, strategy and corporate governance, with deep understanding of the macroeconomic and regulatory environment.

  • Mr LIU Jin

    Vice Chairman

    Mr LIU 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 Hong Kong (BVI) Limited and BOC Hong Kong (Group) Limited. Prior to joining BOC in 2021, Mr LIU served as Executive Director of China Everbright Group 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. He served as the Chairman and Non-executive Director of BOC Aviation Limited (listed in Hong Kong) from April 2023 to March 2024.

    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

    Mr SUN 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, Chairman of BOCHK Charitable Foundation, and Chairman of BOC Group Life Assurance Company Limited since February 2021. 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 also holds a number of public offices in Hong Kong. He is Honorary President of the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association, Chairman of the Chinese Banking Association of Hong Kong, and sits on the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, and the Banking Advisory Committee. Mr SUN sits on the Advisory Committee on the Northern Metropolis and the Advisory Committee on Attracting Strategic Enterprises of the Government of the HKSAR. He is Co-Chairman of Guangdong-HK-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union, Advisor of Hong Kong Alliance of Technology and Innovation, sits on 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, the Risk Management Committee of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, and is also 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

    Mr LIN 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 and Chairman of BOC International (China) Co, Ltd (listed in Shanghai) from May 2018 to April 2022.

    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

    Mdm CHENG 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 bureaus 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 The 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

    Dr CHOI 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 Chairman of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Chairman of Guangdong-HK-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Alliance, 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 the 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

    Mdm FUNG was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in March 2022. She is Chairman of the Risk Committee and a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Nomination and Remuneration 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), a court member of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Steward of The Hong Kong Jockey Club and Member of Hospital Authority. 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, Member of the Board of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Non-executive Director of The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited, a member of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission and Director of M Plus Museum Limited.

    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 LAW Yee Kwan Quinn

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Mr LAW 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, Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited, Independent Non-executive Director of Bank of Tianjin Co., Ltd and Independent Non-executive Director of HKBN Limited. Mr LAW is currently Independent Non-executive Director of ENN Energy Holdings Limited, and serves as an external Supervisor and the chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Board of Supervisors of Bank of Tianjin Co., Ltd. (all companies 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 LEE Sunny Wai Kwong

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Mr LEE was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in September 2022. He is a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, the Risk Committee, the Strategy and Budget Committee as well as the Sustainability Committee.

    Mr LEE is the Vice President (Administration) of City University of Hong Kong. Mr LEE has more than 40 years of experience in business and technology management gained in both Hong Kong and overseas. He was Systems Director of the Bank of America in Hong Kong. He has held key Information Technology (“IT”) positions in the financial, management consulting and manufacturing industries in the United States. Mr LEE was an Executive Director of IT of The Hong Kong Jockey Club (“HKJC”), where he served as member of board of management and had overall responsibility for HKJC’s IT strategy and innovation. Prior to joining HKJC, he served at The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited where he was an executive committee member and held a number of key positions, including the Group’s Chief Information Officer and Chief Executive Officer of two strategic diversification businesses, iCare.com Limited and Towngas Telecommunications Company Limited. Mr LEE is currently an Independent Non-executive Director of MTR Corporation Limited and SUNeVision Holdings Ltd. (both companies are listed in Hong Kong). He also serves in many governing and advisory committees in academic, professional and community arena. He is the Board Chairman of Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited, an Ex-officio Member of Committee on Innovation, Technology and Industry Development of the HKSAR and a Council Member of each of Hong Kong Management Association, Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency and Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association. Mr LEE is a Distinguished Fellow of Hong Kong Computer Society, a Chartered IT Professional of The British Computer Society, a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, a Chartered Engineer of United Kingdom Engineering Council and a Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Directors.

    Mr LEE obtained his Bachelor’s degree in 1982 and a Master’s degree in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering in 1983, both from Cornell University in the United States.

    Mr LEE has extensive experience in business management and strategy, corporate governance, information technology management and sustainable development.

  • Mr LIP Sai Wo

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Mr LIP was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in June 2023. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of each of the Risk Committee, the Strategy and Budget Committee as well as the Sustainability Committee.

    Mr LIP had been working with Deloitte for about 40 years and has extensive experience in accounting and auditing. Prior to retirement as partner of Deloitte China in May 2022, Mr LIP had previously served as audit managing partner, reputation and risk managing partner and chief quality and ethics officer as well as member of management committee of Deloitte China.

    Mr LIP was graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1983 and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He is a fellow member of HKICPA and a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

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

  • Prof MA Si Hang Frederick

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Prof MA was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company and BOCHK in October 2023. He is a member of each of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, the Strategy and Budget Committee as well as the Sustainability Committee.

    Prof MA is currently chairman and independent non-executive director of FWD Group Holdings Limited, an independent non-executive director of COSCO Shipping Holdings Co., Ltd. (listed in Hong Kong), an independent non-executive director of HH&L Acquisition Co. (listed in New York) and a non-executive director of Unicorn II Holdings Limited (a company privatised and delisted in New York in January 2022), a member of the Chief Executive’s Council of Advisers, a member of the International Advisory Council of Investcorp and a member of the International Advisory Council of China Investment Corporation. Prof MA held directorships in several listed companies in the past, including independent non-executive director of Guangshen Railway Company Limited (listed in Shanghai and Hong Kong), independent non-executive director of Husky Energy Inc. (listed in Toronto), independent non-executive director of the Agricultural Bank of China Limited (listed in Shanghai and Hong Kong), chairman and non-executive director of MTR Corporation Limited (listed in Hong Kong) and an independent non-executive director of China Resources Land Limited (listed in Hong Kong). Prof MA previously served as the managing director of UK branch of RBC Dominion Securities Inc., the deputy chairman and managing director of Kumagai Gumi Co. Ltd, the managing director and Asia-Pacific Area Director of Global Private Bank of Chase Manhattan Bank, the Asia-Pacific Chief Executive of JP Morgan Private Bank, the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of PCCW Limited, the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury of the Government of the HKSAR, the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the Government of the HKSAR.

    Prof MA graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from The University of Hong Kong majoring in economics and history. He is a Permanent Honourable President of Hong Kong Special Schools Council since 2011. He is also an Honorary Professor of the Business School at The University of Hong Kong and the Faculty of Business Administration at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was conferred the Honorary Doctor of Social Sciences by Lingnan University and City University of Hong Kong in 2014 and 2016 respectively. He was the Council Chairman of The Education University of Hong Kong from 2017 to 2020.

    Prof MA has extensive experience in business management and strategy, corporate governance, human resource management and sustainable development.