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Group Profile

Board of Directors

Chinese Estates Holdings Limited

Executive Directors
Mr. LAU, Ming-wai   Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

appointed as a Director of the Company since 2006 and has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board in March 2014 and the Chief Executive Officer in April 2014 respectively. He acts as a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company and is also the chairman of the investment committee of the Company. Mr. Lau holds a Bachelor Degree of Laws from King’s College London, a Master Degree of Laws from The London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Doctor Degree of Philosophy in Laws from King’s College London. He worked at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and Longview Partners LP, both in London prior to joining the Company. Mr. Lau is a registered attorney in the State of New York and a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charterholder. He is the son of Mr. Joseph Lau, Luen-hung (a substantial shareholder and a controlling shareholder of the Company) and the nephew of Ms. Amy Lau, Yuk-wai.

Ms. CHAN, Lok-wan  

joined the Group (the Company together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) in 2008 and has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Company since 2015. She also acts as a director of a subsidiary of the Company. Ms. Chan is the Manager of Sales and Leasing Department. Ms. Chan holds a Bachelor Degree of Science in Business and Management (Marketing) from Brunel University London and a Master Degree of Science in Communication, Information and Society from The London School of Economics and Political Science. She is responsible for the Group’s marketing affairs and participated in the Group’s properties’ sales and leasing businesses and cosmetics business, including Two Girls products. Ms. Chan has over 6 years of experience in sales and marketing. She is the younger sister of Ms. Chan, Sze-wan and Ms. Chan, Hoi-wan, an associate of Mr. Joseph Lau, Luen-hung (a substantial shareholder and a controlling shareholder of the Company).

Ms. CHAN, Sze-wan  

joined the Group in 2002 and has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Company since 2012. She also acts as a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Ms. Chan is the Manager of Sales and Leasing Department and also responsible for overseeing the Group’s cosmetics business, including Two Girls products. Ms. Chan holds a Bachelor Degree of Business Administration from University of Management and Technology, United States of America. She is responsible for the Group’s marketing and properties’ sales and leasing affairs. Ms. Chan has over 12 years of experience in sales and marketing. She is the elder sister of Ms. Chan, Lok-wan and Ms. Chan, Hoi-wan, an associate of Mr. Joseph Lau, Luen-hung (a substantial shareholder and a controlling shareholder of the Company).

Mr. LAM, Kwong-wai  

joined the Group in 1989 and has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Company since 2012. He is the Group Financial Controller and Company Secretary of the Company and acts as a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. He is also a member of the investment committee of the Company and acts as the chief investment officer. Mr. Lam has been appointed as a non-executive director of LT Commercial Real Estate Limited (formerly known as Chi Cheung Investment Company, Limited (up to June 2013) and LT Holdings Limited (up to June 2014)) since 7th February, 2013 and was a non-executive director of G-Prop (Holdings) Limited (now known as Common Splendor International Health Industry Group Limited) for the period from 14th August, 2012 to 7th March, 2013, the shares of these companies are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”). Mr. Lam is a Certified Public Accountant (Practising) and holds a Master Degree of Business Administration from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom. He has over 37 years of experience in auditing, finance and accounting industries.

Non-Executive Director
Ms. Amy LAU, Yuk-wai  

appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company since 2004. Ms. Lau is also a non-executive director of Lifestyle International Holdings Limited, a company whose shares are listed on the Stock Exchange. She is registered with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Canada and a practising dentist in Ontario. Ms. Lau holds a Bachelor Degree of Science and a Doctor Degree of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto, Canada. She is the younger sister of Mr. Joseph Lau, Luen-hung, a substantial shareholder and a controlling shareholder of the Company and the aunt of Mr. Lau, Ming-wai.

Independent Non-Executive Directors
Mr. CHAN, Kwok-wai  

appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 2004. He is the chairman of the audit committee and remuneration committee, and a member of the nomination committee, special committee and investment committee of the Company. Mr. Chan holds a Bachelor Degree of Business Administration from the Monash University, Australia. He is also an associate member of CPA Australia and a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute. He has over 35 years of experience in finance and accounting industries. Mr. Chan is currently a director of High Progress Consultants Limited. He is also an independent non-executive director of China Investments Holdings Limited, Far East Consortium International Limited, National Electronics Holdings Limited and Tern Properties Company Limited, and was an independent non-executive director of Junefield Department Store Group Limited for the period from 31st December, 2002 to the conclusion of its annual general meeting held on 29th May, 2013, the shares of all these companies are listed on the Stock Exchange.

Ms. Phillis LOH, Lai-ping  

appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 2006. She is the chairman of the nomination committee, a member of the audit committee, remuneration committee and special committee of the Company. Ms. Loh holds a Bachelor Degree of Laws and a Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, both from The University of Hong Kong. Ms. Loh was a practising solicitor from 1990 to 1997, and has since become a practising barrister-at-law after she was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1998. She was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong (1990) and the United Kingdom (1991), and is also a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory (since 1991). Ms. Loh is a CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) Accredited Mediator.

Mr. MA, Tsz-chun  

appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 2008. He is a member of the audit committee, remuneration committee, nomination committee, special committee and investment committee of the Company. Mr. Ma is a Certified Public Accountant (Practising) and has over 27 years of experience in auditing, finance and accounting industries. He is currently a director of ACE (CPA) Limited and a director and the general manager of Sino-Bridge China Consulting Limited. Mr. Ma holds a Master Degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science Degree in E-Commerce (Business Programme), both from The Chinese University of Hong Kong as well as a Master of Science Degree in China Business Studies from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Mr. Ma is a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom, an associate member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in the United Kingdom and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries respectively.

Role and Function of Individual Director
List of Directors and their Role and Function PDF

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