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Chairman


Mr Chow Chung-kong, GBS, JP

Mr Chow Chung-kong is a non-official member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Admission of Quality Migrants and Professionals.  He is also member of various committees established by the HKSAR Government, including Financial Leaders Forum, Human Resources Planning Commission and InnoHK Steering Committee.  Mr Chow is currently an independent non-executive director of AIA Group Limited and an independent non-executive representative of the Global Governance Council of EYG.  He also serves as a Steward of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. 

Mr Chow was previously Chairman of the Board of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (2012-2018) and Chief Executive Officer of the MTR Corporation Limited (2003-2011).  Prior to his return to Hong Kong in 2013, Mr Chow was a global executive managing companies in the United Kingdom, United States, Japan and Australia. 

Mr Chow is a Chartered Engineer, with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin and the University of California respectively.   He holds a MBA degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and attended the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School.  He was awarded Honorary Doctor of Engineering degree by the University of Bath.  He was knighted in the United Kingdom in 2000, and was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2015.

Term of Office: 1/5/2019 - 30/4/2022

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