Independent Non-executive Director

Prof. CHAN, aged 62, 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 Dean of the College of Business and Chair Professor of Finance at City University of Hong Kong. He is also a member of a number of committees, including the Human Capital Committee of The Financial Services Development Council of Hong Kong, TraHK Supervisory Committee, Hong Kong Academy of Finance, and Council of Advisers and Applied Research of Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research. From 2014 to 2023, Prof. CHAN was the Wei-Lun Professor of Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), serving as Dean of CUHK Business School from 2014 to 2019 and Chair of Finance Department from 2021 to 2023. Prior to that, Prof. CHAN was Synergis-Geoffrey Yeh Professor of Finance at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (2008-2014), where he served as Head of Finance Department (2003-2013) and Acting Dean of HKUST Business School (2013-2014). Prof. CHAN has also served as the President of Asian Finance Association from 2008 to 2010. 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.