Independent Non-executive Director

Prof. CHAN, aged 59, has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since October 2016. He is the Chairman of the Environmental, Social and Governance Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Prof. CHAN is currently Wei Lun Professor of Finance at the Department of Finance of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (“CUHK”) Business School. He is also a member of a number of committees, including the Hang Seng Index Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Housing Authority, the Financial Infrastructure and Market Development Sub-Committee of Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Hong Kong Tracker Fund Supervisory Committee and Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission. Prof. CHAN has been Chairman of the Organising Committee of the “Outstanding Financial Management Planner Awards” of The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers since 2009. He was the Dean of CUHK Business School from 2014 to 2019, Synergis-Geoffrey Yeh Professor of Finance from 2008 to 2014 and Acting Dean of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School from 2013 to 2014, and the President of Asian Finance Association from 2008 to 2010, and was an Independent Non- executive Director of GF Securities Co., Ltd. (listed in Hong Kong and Shenzhen). Prof. CHAN obtained his Bachelor of Social Science degree in Economics from CUHK and Doctor of Philosophy degree in Finance from Ohio State University in the USA.