Appointments to FSDC and its five committees


Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      The Government announced today (January 12) appointments to the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) and the five committees under the FSDC. All appointments will take effect from January 17, 2017 to January 16, 2019, both dates inclusive.
 
     The Chief Executive has re-appointed Mrs Laura M Cha (Chairman) and 18 incumbent members, and also appointed four new members to the FSDC. Among these 23 FSDC members, 21 will also serve as committee members.
 
     The Chief Executive has also appointed another 37 members to serve on the five committees, 24 of whom are re-appointed while 13 are new members.
 
     The Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor K C Chan, said, "Under the leadership of the Chairman, Mrs Laura M Cha, the FSDC has made great achievements in conducting research and carrying out promotional activities and human capital initiatives for the betterment of the financial services industry. The new appointees are all experienced practitioners with expertise in different segments of the financial services industry. I am confident that they will make valuable contributions to the FSDC in accomplishing its goals."
 
     Professor Chan also expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the outgoing members, namely Professor David C Donald, Mr Brian Fung, Mr E Michael Fung, Mr George Hongchoy, Mr Gary Hwa, Ms Lau Ka-shi, Mr Anton Liu Tingan, Mrs Bethy Tam Ho Kum-man, Ms Wang Hsueh-ming, Mr Harold T Wong and Mr Derek Yung Kai-ming, for their input to the work of the FSDC.
 
     The FSDC was established in 2013 by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government as a high-level, cross-sectoral advisory body to engage the industry in formulating proposals to promote the further development of Hong Kong’s financial services industry and to map out the strategic direction for development. The FSDC has set up five committees, namely the Policy Research Committee; the Mainland Opportunities Committee; the New Business Committee; the Market Development Committee and the Human Capital Committee.
 
     Following is the membership list of the FSDC and its five committees with effect from January 17, 2017:
 
Chairman
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Mrs Laura M Cha
 
Members (21)
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Professor Douglas W Arner
Ms Bonnie Y Chan
Dato' Seri Cheah Cheng-hye
Mr Chen Shuang
Mrs Wei Sun Christianson *
Mr Mark Dickens
Ms Margaret Fong
Mr Tim Freshwater
Mr Benjamin Hung
Ms Jeanne Lee
Mr Vincent Marshall Lee Kwan-ho
Mr Laurence Li Lu-jen
Mr Joe Ngai
Dr Qin Xiao
Mr Neil Shen Nanpeng *
Mr Mark G Shipman
Mr Tse Yung-hoi
Mr Andrew Walter Bougourd Ross Weir *
Ms Winnie Wong Chi-shun *
Mrs Florence Yip
Mr Zhang Lei
 
Ex-officio member
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Professor K C Chan (in the capacity as Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury)
 
Policy Research Committee
 
Convenor
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Mr Laurence Li Lu-jen
 
Members (12)
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Professor Douglas W Arner
Ms Bonnie Y Chan
Mr Simson Chu *
Mr Christoph Hoch
Mr Jeremy Dinshaw Lam *
Mrs Ayesha Macpherson Lau
Mr Vincent Marshall Lee Kwan-ho
Mr Mark G Shipman
Mr Eric Tong *
Mr Graham Turl
Mr Andrew Walter Bougourd Ross Weir *
Mr Yam Chi-fai *
 
Ex-officio member
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Mr James Henry Lau Jr (in the capacity as Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury)
 
Mainland Opportunities Committee
 
Convenor
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Dr Qin Xiao
 
Members (10)
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Dr Wilson Chan Fung-cheung *
Mr Chen Shuang
Mrs Wei Sun Christianson *
Mr He Di
Professor Stan Ho Ho-ming *
Ms Josephine Kwan Wai-tuen *
Mr George Leung Siu-kay
Mr Tse Yung-hoi
Dr Wang Tao
Mr Nick Young
 
New Business Committee
 
Convenor
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Mrs Florence Yip
 
Members (13)
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Dato' Seri Cheah Cheng-hye
Mr Dean Chisholm
Mr Mark Dickens
Ms Ding Chen
Mr Tim Freshwater
Mr Christophe Lee Kin-ping
Mr John Levack
Mr James Philip Lloyd *
Mr Mark Saunders
Mr Shen Hua *
Mr Neil Shen Nanpeng*
Ms Winnie Wong Chi-shun
Mr Allan Yu Kin-nam
 
Market Development Committee
 
Convenor
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Mr Benjamin Hung
 
Members (8)
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Dr Au King-lun
Mr Clifford King Chiu
Ms Margaret Fong
Mr Brian Li Man-bun
Mr Peter Lo
Mr Angus Pang Ying-kit
Mr Wong Yuen-shan
Mr Woo Pat-nie *
 
Human Capital Committee
 
Convenor
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Mr Joe Ngai
 
Members (9)
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Ms Alice Au Miu-hing
Mr Henry Chan Yue-hung *
Ms Susie Cheung Sau-fun *
Mr Kyan Mervyn Chow *
Mr Dennis Ho Chiu-ping
Ms Jeanne Lee
Mr Leong Ka-chai
Mr Pong Po-lam
Mr Zhang Lei
 
* newly-appointed members



Published on: 2017-01-12

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