HKSI Institute Announces the Re-Election of Mr John Maguire as Chairman and the Re-Appointment and Election of Board Members

Hong Kong, 14 December: At its 20th Annual General Meeting today, the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (“HKSI Institute”) announced the re-election of Mr John Maguire as Chairman, and the re-appointment and election of new Board Members for the 2018 term.

Mr John Maguire has served as Chairman since December 2015, and has been a member of the Board since December 2012. He is the Head of Corporate Finance and Senior Managing Director of Yunfeng Financial Group. Mr Maguire also serves as a Deputy Chairman of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel and a Member of the Takeovers Appeal Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission. In addition, Mr Maguire is a Member of the Listing Committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, a Member of the Financial Services Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, a Member of the Executive Committee of the Asian Securities and Investment Federation, a Member of the Asian Financial Forum Steering Committee and a Member of the Company Law Committee of The Law Society of Hong Kong.

“I am honoured to be re-elected as Chairman. I express my sincere gratitude to our Board Members for their tremendous contributions to the Institute this past year. The Institute has benefitted tremendously from their knowledge and experience, and I look forward to working with my fellow directors on further initiatives in the coming year,” said Mr Maguire.

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank our Members, partners and industry stakeholders for their contribution, support and dedication in assisting the Institute to champion professional standards of excellence for the industry,” Mr Maguire added.

At the AGM, the following Directors were elected:

  1. Mr Graham Cottingham (new)
  2. Miss Angelina Kwan (new)
  3. Mr Paul Day (re-elected)
  4. Mr Victor Lee (re-elected)

The HKSI Institute 2018 Board of Directors comprises fourteen directors of whom three directors are appointed by the SFC, and non-SFC appointees elected by its Members. The Board of Directors comprises Members from different business sectors across the financial services-related industry, including from the corporate finance, fund management, futures, investment analysis, and securities sectors.

All resolutions in the Notice of the 20th AGM were duly approved by Members at the meeting, and the Appendix sets out the HKSI Institute Board of Directors for 2018. For more information on the HKSI Institute, please visit .

APPENDIX: HKSI Institute Board of Directors 2018

No. Name Job Title and Company
1 Mr John Maguire
Head of Corporate Finance and Senior Managing Director
Yunfeng Financial Group
2 Mr David Chau Chief Executive Officer
CEN-1 Partners Limited
3 Ms Clara Chiu
(SFC Appointee)
Director of Licensing, Intermediaries Division
Securities and Futures Commission
4 Mr Graham Cottingham Chief Executive Officer
Quartermain Group
5 Mr Paul Day Managing Director and Head of Asia Operations
Morgan Stanley Asia Limited
6 Miss Angelina Kwan Managing Director and Head of Regulatory Compliance
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
7 Mr Christopher Lee Senior Partner
Farron, Augustine & Alexander Limited
8 Mr Victor Lee Partner
SM Investment Advisors Limited
9 Mr Benson Lo Chairman and Executive Director
Pacific Foundation Securities Limited
10 Mr Louis Mak Chief Executive Officer
I-Access Group Limited
11 Ms Katherine Ng
(SFC Appointee)
Senior Vice President and Head of Policy Listing Department
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
12 Mr Colin Shaftesley
(SFC Appointee)
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


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.