Chairman's Profile

Mr Colin Shaftesley
Senior Adviser, Financial Services Practice
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hong Kong


Mr Colin Shaftesley has been with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Hong Kong since 1988, and since 1990 has had significant experience of working with local and international organisations in the Financial Services sector. Mr Shaftesley was also the Reporting Accountant for the listing of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited in 2000.

Mr Shaftesley was seconded to the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) for eighteen months from 1991 to 1993. Whilst at the SFC he was responsible for drafting new legislation and rules.

He has been a Director on the Board of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute for the last twelve years, the last six as an SFC appointee. Since 2004 he has sat on various Committees including Education, Membership, Professional Events, Examinations, Outreach, Audit, Innovation and Technology and the Committee responsible for the establishment of the Advanced Learning Platform.

Whilst at PwC Mr Shaftesley has had responsibilities for the Training Department, Alumni, Human Resources, Risk Management and runs PwC’s Non-Executive Director Programme.

Mr Shaftesley has a degree in Business studies from Sheffield University in the UK. He is currently a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.

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