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Mr Chow Chung-kong, GBM, GBS, JP

Mr Chow Chung-kong is Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Admission of Quality Migrants and Professionals of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), an independent non-executive director of AIA Group Limited and an independent non-executive representative of the Global Governance Council of EYG. 

Mr Chow was previously a non-official member of the Executive Council of the HKSAR (2012-2022), Chairman of the Board of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (2012-2018), Chief Executive Officer of the MTR Corporation Limited (2003-2011) and Steward of the Hong Kong Jockey Club (2011-2020).  Prior to his return to Hong Kong in 2003, Mr Chow was a global corporate executive managing companies in the United Kingdom, United States, Japan and Australia. He also served as an independent non-executive director of a number of large global corporations.

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 and the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2021.

Term of Office: 1/5/2019 - 30/4/2025

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