Executive Directors
Non-executive Directors
Independent Non-executive Directors

Executive Directors

Mr. Lau Luen Hung, Thomas (BA, MBA)
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Lau, aged 59, joined the Company in January 2004. He is the Chief Executive Officer of the Company who leads and manages the whole Group by setting and implementing policies and strategies, and monitoring results and targets of the operations of the Group. Mr. Lau is a member of each of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Lau has been the chairman and a non-executive director of Lifestyle Properties Development Limited, a Hong Kong listed company, since 26 August 2013. He is currently a member of the Twelfth Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Shanghai Committee and a member of the board of directors of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the PRC. Mr. Lau is a director of Real Reward Limited, United Goal Resources Limited, Asia Prime Assets Limited and Dynamic Castle Limited, being substantial shareholders of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance. He is the younger brother of Ms. Lau Yuk Wai, Amy.

Mr. Doo Wai Hoi, William (JP)
Mr. Doo, aged 69, joined the Company in March 2005. He is the vice-chairman and non-executive director of New World Development Company Limited and an independent non-executive director of The Bank of East Asia, Limited and Shanghai Industrial Urban Development Group Limited, all are Hong Kong listed companies. Mr. Doo was the vice-chairman and non-executive director of New World China Land Limited, the deputy chairman and non-executive director of NWS Holdings Limited and a director of New World Hotels (Holdings) Limited up to his resignation on 1 July 2013. Mr. Doo is the chairman of Fung Seng Enterprises Limited. Since 1995 he has been serving as a governor of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. From 2008 to January 2013, he has served as the standing committee member as well as the convener of the Hong Kong and Macau Members for the 11th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Shanghai. In February 2013, he is appointed as a national committee member of the 12th CPPCC. Mr Doo is the honorary Consul General of the Kingdom of Morocco in Hong Kong and Macau. In 2008, he was awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur by the French government. Mr. Doo is the son-in-law of Dato’ Dr. Cheng Yu Tung and the brother-in-law of Dr. Cheng Kar Shun, Henry.

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Non-executive Directors

Dato' Dr. Cheng Yu Tung (DPMS, LLD(Hon), DBA(Hon),DSSC(Hon), GBM)
Chairman
Dato’ Dr. Cheng, aged 88, joined the Company in March 2004. Dato’ Dr. Cheng assumes the title of Honorary Chairman of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited and Emeritus Chairman of New World Development Company Limited. He is also the chairman of Melbourne Enterprises Limited and a non-executive director of Shun Tak Holdings Limited, all being Hong Kong listed companies. Dato’ Dr. Cheng is the chairman of Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited and a director of Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Capital Limited, Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings) Limited and Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings II) Limited, being substantial shareholders of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance. Dato’ Dr. Cheng was awarded Grand Bauhinia Medal by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2008. Dato’ Dr. Cheng is the father of Dr. Cheng Kar Shun, Henry and the father-in-law of Mr. Doo Wai Hoi, William.

Dr. Cheng Kar Shun (BA, MBA, DBA (Hon), LLD(Hon), GBS)
Dr. Cheng, aged 67, joined the Company in March 2004. Dr. Cheng is also the chairman and executive director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, New World Development Company Limited, NWS Holdings Limited and International Entertainment Corporation, the chairman and non-executive director of New World Department Store China Limited and Newton Resources Ltd, the chairman and managing director of New World China Land Limited, an independent non-executive director of HKR International Limited and a non-executive director of SJM Holdings Limited. All the companies mentioned above are listed companies in Hong Kong. Dr. Cheng is a director of Real Reward Limited, Go Create Limited, Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited, Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Capital Limited, Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings) Limited and Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings II) Limited, being substantial shareholders of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance. Dr. Cheng is the chairman of the Advisory Council for The Better Hong Kong Foundation and a standing committee member of the Twelfth Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of The People’s Republic of China. He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2001. Dr. Cheng is the son of Dato’ Dr. Cheng Yu Tung and the brother-in-law of Mr. Doo Wai Hoi, William.

Ms. Lau Yuk Wai, Amy
Ms. Lau, aged 60, joined the Company in March 2004. Ms. Lau holds a Bachelor Degree of Science and a Doctor Degree of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto, Canada. She is a practicing dentist registered with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Canada. She is also a non-executive director of Chinese Estates Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong listed company. Ms. Lau is the sister of Mr. Lau Luen Hung, Thomas.

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Independent Non-executive Directors

Mr. Lam Siu Lun, Simon (BA, ACA, FTIHK)
Mr. Lam, aged 64, joined the Company in March 2004. He is the Chairman of each of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees of the Company. Mr. Lam graduated from the University of Hong Kong in November 1973 with a Bachelor degree of Arts. After graduation, he worked at KPMG Peat Marwick and obtained his qualification as a Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1979 and Certified Public Accountant from the Hong Kong Society of Accountants (now known as the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants) in 1980. Mr. Lam was admitted as a fellow member of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong in 1992. Mr. Lam has been a practicing accountant for over 24 years and is the proprietor of Messrs. S.L. Lam & Company, a firm of certified public accountants. He has served as a member of the Insider Dealing Tribunal on a number of occasions. He has been an independent non-executive director of Lifestyle Properties Development Limited since 26 August 2013 and is currently also an independent non-executive director of each of Le Saunda Holdings Limited and Kiu Hung Energy Holdings Limited, all are Hong Kong listed companies.

The Hon. Shek Lai Him, Abraham (BA, DIP. ED., JP)
Mr. Shek, aged 68, joined the Company in March 2004. He is a member of each of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees of the Company. Mr. Shek obtained his Bachelor degree of Arts in 1969 and has extensive experience in the property development field. He is a member of the Legislative Council for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the “HKSAR”) representing real estate and construction functional constituency since 2000. Mr. Shek is a member of the Court of The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and Court and Council Member of The University of Hong Kong. Mr. Shek is a director of The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited and an independent non-executive director of MTR Corporation Limited, Midas International Holdings Limited, Paliburg Holdings Limited, NWS Holdings Limited, Chuang’s Consortium International Limited, Chuang’s China Investments Limited (also acts as Chairman), ITC Corporation Limited, ITC Properties Group Limited (also acts as Vice Chairman), Titan Petrochemicals Group Limited, Country Garden Holdings Company Limited, Hsin Chong Construction Group Limited, Hop Hing Group Holdings Limited, SJM Holdings Limited, Dorsett Hospitality International Limited, China Resources Cement Holdings Limited, Lai Fung Holdings Limited and Cosmopolitan International Holdings Limited, all being Hong Kong listed companies. He is also an independent non-executive director of Eagle Asset Management (CP) Limited (the manager of Champion Real Estate Investment Trust) and Regal Portfolio Management Limited (the manager of Regal Real Estate Investment Trust), both are Hong Kong listed. Mr. Shek was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star and Gold Bauhinia Star (G.B.S.) by The Government of the HKSAR in 2007 and July 2013 respectively.

Mr. Hui Chiu Chung, Stephen (JP)
Mr. Hui aged 66, join the Company in July 2005. He is a member of each of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees of the Company. Mr. Hui is the chairman and chief executive officer of Luk Fook Financial Services Limited and has over 43 years of experience in the securities and investment industry. He had for years been serving as a council member and vice chairman of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, a member of the Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, a director of the Hong Kong Securities Clearing Company Limited, a member of the Listing Committee of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, an appointed member of the Securities and Futures Appeal Tribunal, a member of Standing Committee on Company Law Reform, and an appointed member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants Investigation Panel A. He was also a member of the Committee on Real Estate Investment Trusts of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission and a member of Government “Appointees” (independent member) of Appeal Panel of the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong. Mr. Hui was appointed by the Government of the HKSAR a Justice of the Peace in 2004 and was also appointed a member of the Zhuhai Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in 2006. Mr. Hui also serves as an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, Zhuhai Holdings Investment Group Limited, Chun Wo Development Holdings Limited, Gemdale Properties and Investment Corporation Limited, China South City Holdings Limited, Sinopec Engineering (Group) Co., Ltd and nonexecutive director of Luk Fook Holdings (International) Limited, whose shares are listed on the Stock Exchange.

Mr. Ip Yuk Keung, Albert
Mr. Ip, aged 61, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 22 April 2014. He is an international banking and real estate professional with over 30 years of experience in the United States, Asia and Hong Kong. His expertise are in real estate finance, corporate banking, risk management, wealth management and transaction banking. Previously Managing Director and Corporate Bank Head of Citigroup and Managing Director of Investments at Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific), Mr. Ip currently serves as an Independent Non-executive Director of AEON Credit Service (Asia) Company Limited, Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Limited, New World China Land Limited, Power Assets Holdings Limited and TOM Group Company Limited, all Hong Kong listed public companies. Mr. Ip is also an Independent Non-executive Director of Eagle Asset Management (CP) limited (manager of Hong Kong listed Champion Real Estate Investment Trust).

Mr. Ip is a Council Member and an Adjunct Professor of Lingnan University, a Member of International Advisory Board of College of Business and an Adjunct Professor at City University of Hong Kong, a Member of the International Advisory Committee and an Adjunct Scholar at University of Macau, an Executive Fellow in Asia and a Member of International Advisory Council Asia at Washington University in St. Louis, a Council Member of Cornell University, a Member of School Board Advisory Committee at Victoria Shanghai Academy and an Honorary Fellow of Vocational Training Council. He is also a member of The Management Sub-committee of the Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong and a Member of the Committee on Certification for Principalship at the Education Bureau of the Hong Kong SAR.

Mr. Ip holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at Washington University in St. Louis (summa cum laude), a Master of Science degree in Applied Mathematics at Cornell University and a Master of Science degree in Accounting and Finance at Carnegie-Mellon University.

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