Matthew James Lawson

​Chief Financial Officer

Appointed to the Board as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer in May 2016, Mr Lawson is also a Director of the majority of the Group’s entities. Over the course of his career Mr Lawson has had extensive experience with hospitality and real estate transactions, investments and financing, including joint venture negotiations and structuring. He began his career with Arthur Andersen Corporate Finance in Sydney in 1998 and subsequently joined Deutsche Bank AG in Sydney in 2001 where he worked across Equity Capital Markets and Real Estate Investment Banking. Mr Lawson joined JPMorgan in Asia in 2006, where he held senior positions in Hong Kong and Singapore. Prior to his departure he was Managing Director and Head of JPMorgan’s Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging investment banking practice in Asia. He holds a Bachelor of International Business Relations from Griffith University and a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Queensland. Mr Lawson has also completed various postgraduate studies in China, including at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies. He is 44 years old.

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Clement King Man Kwok

​Chief Executive Officer

Appointed to the Board as Executive Director and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in February 2002.

​Andrew Clifford Winawer Brandler

​Non-Executive Deputy Chairman

Appointed a Director and Deputy Chairman in May 2014, Mr Brandler is also Chairman of two subsidiaries of the Company.

Peter Camille Borer

​Chief Operating Officer

Appointed to the Board as Executive Director in April 2004, Mr Borer is a Director of the majority of the Group’s entities. He joined the Group in 1981 and was appointed General Manager of The Peninsula Hong Kong in 1994, taking on additional regional responsibility in 1999,

The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie

Non-Executive Chairman

Appointed a Director in 1964 and elected Chairman in 1985, Sir Michael is a substantial shareholder of the Company by virtue of the Securities and Futures Ordinance.