HKSI Institute Announces Newly-Appointed Board of Directors and Re-Election of Mr John Maguire as Chairman

HKSI Institute Announces Newly-Appointed Board of Directors and Re-Election of Mr John Maguire as Chairman

Hong Kong, 8 December 2016 – The Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI Institute) today announced the election results of its 19th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 8 December 2016.  The HKSI Institute is also pleased to announce that Mr John Maguire has been re-elected as HKSI Institute Chairman for another one year term.

Mr John Maguire is Head of Investment Banking and Senior Managing Director of Yunfeng Financial Group.  He is Deputy Chairman of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel, a Member of the Takeovers Appeal Committee and a Member of the Securities and Futures Commission’s Committee on Real Estate Investment Trusts.  In addition, he is a Member of the Listing Committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, and a Member of the Executive Committee of the Asian Securities and Investment Federation.

“I am honoured that the Board has chosen to re-elect me to continue to serve the Institute as its Chairman.  I am humbled that the responsibility of leading the Institute forward has been entrusted to me.  It is my joy and privilege to work with fellow dedicated Members in championing professional standards of excellence for the industry.  I would like to convey my sincere gratitude to all Board Directors – new, existing and outgoing directors – for their active involvement and impactful contributions towards the Institute.  It is through everyone’s concerted effort that the Institute will continue to grow and create value for our Members and the financial services industry as a whole,” said Mr Maguire.

The HKSI Institute Board of Directors comprises fifteen directors of whom up to three directors are appointed by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) – with non-SFC appointees elected by its Members.   The Board of Directors comprises Members from different business sectors including academia, corporate finance, fund management, futures, investment analysis, and securities.

At the 2016 AGM, the following Directors were elected:

  1. Mr Craig Lindsay (re-elected)
  2. Mr David Chau
  3. Mr Christopher Lee
  4. Mr Samuel Tsang
  5. Ms Barbara Wang

The HKSI Institute is also pleased to announce the SFC’s reappointment of Ms Katherine Ng, Senior Vice President and Head of Policy Listing Department of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, and Mr Colin Shaftesley, Partner, Financial Services Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hong Kong.  The HKSI Institute welcomes the new appointment of Ms Clara Chiu, Director of Licensing of the SFC to the Board.

Appendix sets out the HKSI Institute Board of Directors for 2017.

For more information on the HKSI Institute, please visit www.hksi.org .

APPENDIX: HKSI Institute Board of Directors 2017

No.

Name

Job Title and Company

1

Mr John Maguire (Chairman)

Head of Investment Banking and Senior Managing Director
Yunfeng Financial Group

2

Mr Joseph Chan

Managing Director of Global Markets Division
Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, Hong Kong Branch

3

Mr David Chau

Chief Executive Officer
CEN-1 Partners Limited

4

Ms Clara Chiu

Director of Licensing, Intermediaries Division
Securities and Futures Commission

5

Mr Paul Day

Managing Director and Head of Asia Operations
Morgan Stanley

6

Mr Christopher Lee

Senior Partner
Farron, Augustine & Alexander Limited

7

Mr Victor Lee

Partner
SM Investment Advisors Limited

8

Mr Craig Lindsay

Senior Partner
China Alpha Fund Management (HK) Limited

9

Mr Benson Lo

Chairman and Executive Director
Pacific Foundation Securities Limited

10

Mr Louis Mak

Chief Executive Officer
I-Access Group

11

Ms Katherine Ng

Senior Vice President and Head of Policy Listing Department
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

12

Mr Colin Shaftesley

Partner, Financial Services Practice
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hong Kong

13

Mr Samuel Tsang

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Century Legend (Holdings) Limited

14

Mr Philip Tye

Director
HFL Advisors Limited

15

Ms Barbara Wang

Founder and Managing Director
W Capital Group

 


About the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI Institute)

The Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute is a professional membership organisation established in 1997 by leaders in the securities and investment industry with the support of the Securities and Futures Commission.  The HKSI Institute champions professional standards of excellence in Hong Kong’s financial services industry and contributes to Hong Kong’s role as a leading international financial centre.  We offer a comprehensive programme of high quality professional training, events and internationally recognised examinations, and a vibrant membership community to empower individuals to achieve their professional goals.

 

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