Age: 63 Appointed: Feb 2002

Key strengths and experience

Mr Kwok has over two decades of hospitality and real estate experience as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company, as well as board and committee experience for other listed entities. Mr Kwok’s prior experience was in accounting, investment banking, and corporate and financial management. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse London in 1983, he had over 10 years of investment banking experience with Barclays de Zoete Wedd in London and Schroders Asia in Hong Kong, where he was appointed as Head of Corporate Finance in 1991. Mr Kwok then served as Finance Director of the MTR Corporation from 1996 to 2002.

Mr Kwok’s knowledge of international markets, accounting, corporate risk management and compliance is enhanced by his experience serving on prominent regulatory bodies such as the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Listing Committee, the Hong Kong Takeovers and Mergers Panel and the Interpretations Committee of the International Accounting Standards Board. He was previously anIn dependent Non-Executive Director of Swire Pacific Limited and Orient Overseas (International) Limited.

Titles, qualifications and education

Chevalier dans l’Ordre National de la L.gion d’Honneur
Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Fellow of Hong Kong Management Association
BSc in Economics, London School of Economics

Other major offices

Hang Seng Bank Limited# (Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Audit Committee)
World Travel & Tourism Council (Council Member)
Faculty of Business and Economics of The University of Hong Kong (Member of International Advisory Council)

Other information

Director of the majority of the group’s entities

Executive Committee member, Finance Committee member

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