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 is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Hang Seng Bank Limited, a Fellow of The Hong Kong Management Association, a Council member of the World Travel & Tourism Council and a member of the International Advisory Council of the Faculty of Business and Economics of The University of Hong Kong. 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, the Harbourfront Commission and the Interpretations Committee of the International Accounting Standards Board in London, as well as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Swire Pacific Limited and of Orient Overseas (International) Limited. 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 61 years old.
Executive Committee member, Finance Committee member