Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur
Appointed to the Board as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in February 2002. Mr Kwok is also a Director of the majority of the Group’s entities. His career began with Price Waterhouse and Barclays de Zoete Wedd in the UK, following which he returned to Hong Kong in 1986 to work with Schroders Asia, where he was appointed as Head of Corporate Finance in 1991. From 1996 to 2002, Mr Kwok served as Finance Director of MTR Corporation. He was an Independent Non-Executive Director of Swire Pacific Limited until May 2015. He is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Orient Overseas (International) Limited, a Fellow of The Hong Kong Management Association, a Council Member of the World Travel & Tourism Council, a Member of the International Advisory Council of the Faculty of Business and Economics of The University of Hong Kong and an Honorary Adviser to the Financial Reporting Council. Over his long career in Hong Kong, he has served on the Stock Exchange Listing Committee, the Takeovers and Mergers Panel, the Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal, the Hang Seng Index Advisory Committee and the Harbourfront Commission, as well as the Interpretations Committee of the International Accounting Standards Board in London. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is 57 years old.