HKSI Institute Welcomes the Appointment of Chairman and Board of Directors

HKSI Institute Welcomes the Appointment of Chairman and Board of Directors

Hong Kong, 11 December 2015 – The Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI Institute) is pleased to announce the election of Mr John Maguire as Chairman, and the appointment of its Board of Directors for the 2016 term.

Mr Maguire, Head of Corporate Finance of REORIENT Financial Markets Limited, is a Senior Fellow of the HKSI Institute and holds various key positions in the Institute’s standing-committees. He is the Deputy Chairman of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel, Member of the Takeovers Appeal Committee, and Member of the Committee on Real Estate Investment Trusts of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), and is also a Member of the Listing Committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Mr Maguire succeeds Mr Craig Lindsay, who has chaired the HKSI Institute for the past three years.

“Mr Maguire brings with him extensive expertise from the securities and investment industry, as well as the broader financial services market, and I am confident that the Institute will continue to thrive under his leadership in serving our Members and the learning community,” said Mr Craig Lindsay.

“I am honoured to be elected as the Chairman. These past years I have witnessed many exciting, market-defining initiatives by the HKSI Institute, and am looking forward to working even closer with the Board, the HKSI Institute team as well as various stakeholders in advancing our professional development offerings,” Mr Maguire said.

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held yesterday, Members elected Mr Benson Lo and Mr Philip Tye as Board of Directors, and Professor Michael Firth and Mr Trini Tsang were re-elected. Directors appointed by the SFC are Ms Katherine Ng, Mr Colin Shaftesley and Mr Derek Shek, and they will hold office until the next AGM. Meanwhile, eight existing directors continue to hold office until the completion of their terms. Please refer to Appendix for the list of HKSI Institute Board of Directors 2016.

“We thank Mr Lindsay for his invaluable contributions and leadership in steering the Institute’s work in championing professional standards of excellence in Hong Kong’s financial services industry, and we look to him for his continued support in furthering the Institute’s aspirations,” said Mrs Edith Chan, Chief Executive of the HKSI Institute.

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

 

APPENDIX: HKSI Institute Board of Directors 2016

No.

Name

Job Title and Company

Remarks

1

Mr John Maguire (Chairman)

Head of Corporate Finance
REORIENT Financial Markets Limited

Holds office until completion of his term

2

Mr Joseph Chan

-

Holds office until completion of his term

3

Mr Paul Day

Managing Director and Head of Asia Operations
Morgan Stanley

Holds office until completion of his term

4

Prof Michael Firth

Hong Kong Economic Journal Chair Professor of Finance
Lingnan University

Elected by Members

5

Prof Vincent Kwan

Honorary Professor
The University of Hong Kong

Holds office until completion of his term

6

Mr Victor Lee

Partner
SM Investment Advisors Limited

Holds office until completion of his term

7

Mr Craig Lindsay

Senior Partner
China Alpha Fund Management (HK) Limited

Holds office until completion of his term

8

Mr Benson Lo

Chairman and Executive Director
Pacific Foundation Securities Limited

Elected by Members

9

Mr Louis Mak

Chief Executive Officer 
I-Access Group Limited

Holds office until completion of his term

10

Ms Katherine Ng

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

Appointed by the SFC

11

Mr Colin Shaftesley

Partner, Financial Services Practice 
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hong Kong

Appointed by the SFC

12

Mr Derek Shek

Director of Licensing 
Securities and Futures Commission

Appointed by the SFC

13

Mr Trini Tsang

Director and General Manager
Wocom Holdings Limited

Elected by Members

14

Mr Philip Tye

Director
HFL Advisors Limited

Elected by Members

15

Ms Anna Wong

-

Holds office until completion of her term

 


 

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

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 and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited.  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 relevant membership community to empower individuals in achieving their professional goals.

 

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