HKSI Institute Announces Board of Directors for the New Term

Hong Kong, 10 December: The Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI Institute) today announced its Board of Directors for the new term and the re-appointment of Ms Katherine Ng as the Chairman of the Board.

At its 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) today, all resolutions set out in the AGM Notice were duly approved by Members.  Mr Graham Cottingham and Miss Angelina Kwan were re-elected as Board Directors, and Mr Kevin Liem was elected as a new Board Director.  Each director shall serve a three-year term.    

Ms Katherine Ng has served on the HKSI Institute Board since December 2014 and the coming year would mark her third term as Chairman.  She is the Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Policy of the Listing Department of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX).  Prior to joining HKEX in 2013, Ms Ng had served as Political Assistant to the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury of the Hong Kong Government; worked in an international investment bank; and was a private practice lawyer with an international law firm in Hong Kong and London.  Currently, Ms Ng is a Director of the World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong, an Advisor to Our Hong Kong Foundation, a fellow of the Aspen Institute and a Member of the Hong Kong Academy of Finance.

“I am honoured to accept the mandate of the Board to serve as Chairman for another year.  2020 has been a challenging year, underscored by the COVID-19 pandemic and how we, the HKSI Institute, rise to the challenge to re-invent and re-position our service offerings to best serve our Members and practitioners’ professional development needs,” said Ms Katherine Ng.  “As we continue to drive the Institute’s strategic priorities, I look forward to working closely with my fellow Board Directors, Members and partners in achieving new milestones and successes,” she added.   

“The Board also wishes to thank the three retired Directors – Mr Paul Day, Mr Victor Lee and Mr Louis Mak for their wise counsel and contributions throughout these past six years, and we look to them for their continued support of the HKSI Institute,” said Ms Ng.

The Appendix below sets out the HKSI Institute Board of Directors for the new term. It comprises thirteen directors of whom three directors are appointed by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), and ten directors elected by its Members. The Board of Directors comprises members from different business sectors across the financial services-related industry, including from the academia, corporate finance, fund management, futures, investment analysis, and securities sectors.

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APPENDIX: HKSI Institute Board of Directors for the new term



Job Title and Company


Ms Katherine Ng*


Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Policy, Listing Division

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited


Mr Ryan Chan

Managing Director, Ultra High Net Worth Solutions

HSBC Private Banking


Mr David Chau



Ledo Consulting Limited


Ms Clara Chiu*


Director of Licensing and Head of Fintech, Intermediaries Division

Securities and Futures Commission


Mr Graham Cottingham


Chief Executive Officer

Quartermain Group


Miss Angelina Kwan


Group Chief Operating Officer

HashKey Group


Mr Christopher Lee

Senior Partner

Farron, Augustine & Alexander Limited


Ms Phyllis Lee

Managing Director, Head of Registry Services

Computershare Asia


Mr Kevin Liem


Managing Director

Masan Capital Limited


Mr Benson Lo

Chairman and Executive Director

Pacific Foundation Securities Limited


Mr Colin Shaftesley*


Partner, Financial Services Practice



Mr Samuel Tsang


Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Century Legend (Holdings) Limited


Mr Philip Tye


HFL Advisors Limited

*SFC Appointee


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

The HKSI 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.