• Executive
    Directors

  • Dr Cheng Kar Shun, Henry GBM, GBS

    Chairman

    Dr Cheng, aged 71, was appointed as Executive Director in March 2000 and became the Chairman from March 2001. He is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Dr Cheng is the Chairman and Executive Director of New World Development Company Limited, a substantial shareholder of the Company, and Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, the Chairman and Non-executive Director of New World Department Store China Limited and FSE Services Group Limited (formerly known as FSE Engineering Holdings Limited), the Vice Chairman and Non-executive Director of i-CABLE Communications Limited and a non-executive director of SJM Holdings Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of New World China Land Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong until its delisting on 4 August 2016. He was the Chairman and Executive Director of International Entertainment Corporation (resigned on 10 June 2017), the Chairman and Non-executive Director of Newton Resources Ltd (resigned on 9 April 2018), and an independent non-executive director of HKR International Limited (resigned on 31 March 2018) and Hang Seng Bank Limited (retired on 10 May 2018), all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. Dr Cheng is also the Chairman of New World Hotels (Holdings) Limited and a director of several substantial shareholders of the Company, namely Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings) Limited, Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings II) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Capital Limited, Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited and Mombasa Limited. Dr Cheng is the Chairman of the Advisory Council for The Better Hong Kong Foundation. Dr Cheng was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star and the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2001 and 2017 respectively by the Government of the HKSAR. Dr Cheng is the father of Mr Cheng Chi Ming, Brian and the uncle of Mr William Junior Guilherme Doo.

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  • Mr Tsang Yam Pui GBS, OBE, QPM, CPM

    Executive Director and
    Chief Executive Officer

    Mr Tsang, aged 72, was appointed as Executive Director in June 2004 and became the Chief Executive Officer from July 2015. He is also the Chairman of the Sustainability Committee and a member of the Executive Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr Tsang is also a director of GHK Hospital Limited which owns and operates Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital. He is a non-executive director of Wai Kee Holdings Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong. He is also a director of Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd in Singapore and the Chairman and a non-executive director of Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd. (as manager of Mapletree Commercial Trust which is listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange). Prior to joining the Company, Mr Tsang had served with the Hong Kong Police Force for 38 years and retired from the Force as its Commissioner in December 2003. He has extensive experience in corporate leadership and public administration. Mr Tsang was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star, the OBE, the Queen's Police Medal, the Colonial Police Medal for Meritorious Service, the Commissioner's Commendation, and the HKSAR Police Long Service Medal.

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  • Mr Ma Siu Cheung GBS, JP

    Executive Director and
    Chief Operating Officer

    Mr Ma, aged 55, was appointed as Executive Director and the Chief Operating Officer on 9 July 2018 and is also a member of the Executive Committee, the Remuneration Committee, the Nomination Committee, the Corporate Governance Committee and the Sustainability Committee of the Company. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. During the period from February to June 2018, Mr Ma was the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park Limited. He joined the Government of the HKSAR in January 2014 as the Under Secretary for Development and was subsequently appointed as the Secretary for Development in February 2017 and remained in the post until June 2017. Prior to working with the Government of the HKSAR, Mr Ma was the Executive Vice-President for Civil and Infrastructure Business (Asia Pacific) of AECOM Asia Company Limited. Mr Ma is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers, United Kingdom, the Institution of Structural Engineers, United Kingdom and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, United Kingdom. He is also a Registered Professional Engineer in Hong Kong and a Chartered Engineer in the United Kingdom. Mr Ma holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Civil) from The University of Hong Kong and a Master of Engineering degree in Transportation Planning from Monash University, Australia. He is an Honorary Professor of the Department of Real Estate and Construction, Faculty of Architecture of The University of Hong Kong. Mr Ma was appointed as Justice of the Peace in 2014 and was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Government of the HKSAR in 2017.

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  • Mr Cheung Chin Cheung

    Executive Director

    Mr Cheung, aged 62, was appointed as Executive Director in October 2003 and is also a member of the Executive Committee, the Corporate Governance Committee and the Sustainability Committee of the Company. He had been an executive director of the Company during the period from May 1998 to January 2003. Mr Cheung is currently the Chairman of Tianjin Xinzhan Expressway Company Limited and Guangzhou Northring Freeway Company Limited, the Vice Chairman of Beijing-Zhuhai Expressway Guangzhou-Zhuhai Section Company Limited, and a director of Chongqing Water Group Company Limited, a company listed in Shanghai, the PRC, and Chongqing Derun Environment Co., Ltd. He is also a director of a number of companies in Mainland China and certain subsidiaries of the Group, and is mainly responsible for managing the Group's infrastructure business. Mr Cheung was a director of Sino-French Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited (now known as SUEZ NWS Limited) and Far East Landfill Technologies Limited, the Vice Chairman of Companhia de Electricidade de Macau – CEM, S.A. and the Managing Director of The Macao Water Supply Company Limited. He had been a member of the Infrastructure Development Advisory Committee and the China Trade Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. He has over 27 years of experience in business development, investment and management in the infrastructure business in Mainland China. Mr Cheung is a member of the Hebei Province Committee of the Twelfth Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference of the People's Republic of China. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Curtin University, Australia and is a Chartered Professional Accountant of Canada.

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  • Mr Cheng Chi Ming, Brian

    Executive Director

    Mr Cheng, aged 35, was appointed as Executive Director in July 2009 and is also a member of the Executive Committee and the Sustainability Committee of the Company. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He has been with the Company since January 2008 and is mainly responsible for overseeing the infrastructure business and the merger and acquisition affairs of the Group. Mr Cheng is the Chairman and non-executive director of Integrated Waste Solutions Group Holdings Limited and a non-executive director of Haitong International Securities Group Limited, Wai Kee Holdings Limited and Leyou Technologies Holdings Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is also the Chairman of Goshawk Aviation Limited, and a director of SUEZ NWS Limited and a number of companies in Mainland China. Mr Cheng was a non-executive director of Newton Resources Ltd (resigned on 23 January 2017) and Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited (resigned on 2 February 2018), both being listed public companies in Hong Kong, and a non-executive director of Tharisa plc (retired on 1 February 2017), whose shares are listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Limited and the London Stock Exchange plc. He is currently a member of the Thirteenth Shanghai Municipal Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference of the People's Republic of China. Before joining the Company, Mr Cheng had been working as a research analyst in the Infrastructure and Conglomerates sector for CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets. Mr Cheng holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Babson College in Massachusetts, USA. Mr Cheng is the son of Dr Cheng Kar Shun, Henry and the cousin of Mr William Junior Guilherme Doo.

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  • Mr Ho Gilbert Chi Hang

    Executive Director

    Mr Ho, aged 42, was appointed as Executive Director on 9 July 2018 and is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Joined the Company in January 2018, he is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group and is responsible for overseeing the business development and mergers and acquisitions affairs, and certain businesses of the Group. Mr Ho has extensive experience in the area of corporate management, investments, corporate finance, merger and acquisition transactions and international brand and retail management. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Ho was a director and/or senior executive in several Hong Kong listed public companies. He was the senior investment director of New World Development Company Limited, the substantial shareholder of the Company and a listed public company in Hong Kong, and an executive director of New World Strategic Investment Limited. He was also a partner of an international law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. Mr Ho is an independent non-executive director of Kam Hing International Holdings Limited, Hailiang International Holdings Limited and Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited and a non-executive director of Shougang Concord International Enterprises Company Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He was an executive director of HMV Digital China Group Limited (resigned on 28 June 2017) and an executive director and the chief executive officer of AID Partners Technology Holdings Limited (now known as AID Life Science Holdings Limited) (resigned on 1 January 2018), both being listed public companies in Hong Kong. Mr Ho is a committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Shenyang, a standing committee member of the Youth Federation of Inner Mongolia and the Vice Chairman of Inner Mongolia & Hong Kong Youth Exchange Association. Mr Ho holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Sydney, Australia and was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, Australia and England and Wales and as a solicitor and barrister in the High Court of Australia. He is also a fellow member of CPA Australia.

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  • Mr Chow Tak Wing

    Executive Director and
    Company Secretary

    Mr Chow, aged 51, was appointed as Executive Director on 9 July 2018 and is also a member of the Executive Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. He joined the Company in August 2002 and is also the Company Secretary of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He is responsible for the financial management, treasury and corporate governance functions of the Group. Mr Chow is a director of Citybus Limited, New World First Bus Services Limited and New World First Ferry Services Limited. Mr Chow has nearly 30 years’ experience in accounting and financial management and corporate governance. Prior to joining the Group, he was a manager of an international accounting firm and senior executive of several Hong Kong listed public companies. Mr Chow is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Western University, Canada.

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  • Non-executive
    Directors

  • Mr To Hin Tsun, Gerald

    Non-executive Director

    Mr To, aged 69, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director in May 1998 and was re-designated as Non-executive Director in August 2002. Mr To has been a practising solicitor in Hong Kong since 1975. He is also qualified as a solicitor in the United Kingdom, as well as an advocate and solicitor in Singapore. Mr To is also a non-executive director of Mongolia Energy Corporation Limited whose shares are listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He was an executive director of International Entertainment Corporation (resigned on 10 June 2017) whose shares are listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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  • Mr Dominic Lai

    Non-executive Director

    Mr Lai, aged 71, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director in August 2002 and was re-designated as Non-executive Director in September 2004. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Sustainability Committee of the Company. He is a director of NWS Holdings Charities Foundation Limited. Mr Lai is a practising solicitor in Hong Kong and is also admitted in England and Wales, the Republic of Singapore and the States of New South Wales and Victoria, Australia. He is a senior partner of the Hong Kong law firm, Iu, Lai & Li. Mr Lai is also a non-executive director of Oriental Press Group Limited and Chuang's China Investments Limited, both being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He was a non-executive director of Midas International Holdings Limited (now known as Magnus Concordia Group Limited) (resigned on 26 January 2018), a listed public company in Hong Kong.

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  • Mr Lam Wai Hon, Patrick

    Non-executive Director

    Mr Lam, aged 56, was appointed as Executive Director in January 2003 and was re-designated as Non-executive Director on 1 January 2016. He is also a member of the Sustainability Committee of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr Lam is currently an executive director and the Chief Executive Officer of FSE Holdings Limited. He is also an executive director and the Vice Chairman of the board of directors of FSE Services Group Limited (formerly known as FSE Engineering Holdings Limited), a listed public company in Hong Kong. He was a non-executive director of Wai Kee Holdings Limited (resigned on 30 December 2015), the Vice Chairman and a non-executive director of Newton Resources Ltd (resigned on 2 January 2016) and a non-executive director of Road King Infrastructure Limited (retired on 18 May 2017), all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. Mr Lam is a Chartered Accountant by training and is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the Asia advisory board of Ivey Business School of Western University, Canada.

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  • Mr William Junior Guilherme Doo JP

    Non-executive Director

    Mr Doo, aged 44, was appointed as Director in December 2005 and was re-designated from Executive Director to Non-executive Director in July 2014. He is also a member of the Sustainability Committee of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. Mr Doo is an executive director of FSE Services Group Limited (formerly known as FSE Engineering Holdings Limited), a listed public company in Hong Kong, and an executive director and the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of FSE Holdings Limited. He is also an independent non-executive director of The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited, a subsidiary of The Bank of East Asia, Limited. Mr Doo is a solicitor admitted in the HKSAR and is currently a non-practising solicitor in England and Wales. He had legal practice experience in one of the largest global law firms specializing in finance and corporate transactions. He is a member of the Standing Committee of the Thirteenth Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing of the People's Republic of China. He was appointed as Justice of the Peace in 2018. Mr Doo is the nephew of Dr Cheng Kar Shun, Henry and the cousin of Mr Cheng Chi Ming, Brian.

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  • Independent
    Non-executive

    Directors

  • Mr Kwong Che Keung, Gordon

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Mr Kwong, aged 69, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director in October 2002 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. He is an independent non-executive director of a number of Hong Kong listed public companies including Agile Group Holdings Limited, China Power International Development Limited, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, FSE Services Group Limited (formerly known as FSE Engineering Holdings Limited), Global Digital Creations Holdings Limited, Henderson Investment Limited, Henderson Land Development Company Limited and OP Financial Limited (formerly known as OP Financial Investments Limited). He is also an independent non-executive director of Piraeus Port Authority S.A., a listed company in Athens, Greece. He was an independent non-executive director of COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd. (formerly known as China COSCO Holdings Company Limited) (retired on 25 May 2017), and an independent non-executive director of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited (retired on 1 June 2017), both being listed public companies in Hong Kong. Mr Kwong is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was a Partner of Price Waterhouse from 1984 to 1998 and an independent member of the Council of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from 1992 to 1997, during which, he had acted as convener of both the Compliance Committee and the Listing Committee.

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  • Dr Cheng Wai Chee, Christopher GBS, OBE, JP

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Dr Cheng, aged 70, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director in January 2003 and is a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Dr Cheng is the Chairman and an executive director of Wing Tai Properties Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong. He is an independent non-executive director of Eagle Asset Management (CP) Limited (as manager of Champion Real Estate Investment Trust which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange). Dr Cheng is also an independent non-executive director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. He was an independent non-executive director of New World China Land Limited (resigned on 1 September 2016), a listed public company in Hong Kong until its delisting on 4 August 2016, and an independent non-executive director of Kingboard Chemical Holdings Limited (now known as Kingboard Holdings Limited) (retired on 29 May 2017), a listed public company in Hong Kong. Dr Cheng has a keen interest in the public services. He serves as a member of the Board of Overseers of Columbia Business School and a member of the President’s Council on International Activities of Yale University. He retired as a member of the board of Temasek Foundation CLG Limited on 7 September 2016. Dr Cheng holds a Doctorate in Social Sciences honoris causa from The University of Hong Kong and a Doctorate in Business Administration honoris causa from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana with a BBA degree and from Columbia University, New York with an MBA degree.

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  • The Honourable Shek Lai Him, Abraham GBS, JP

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Mr Shek, aged 73, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director in September 2004 and is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr Shek is an independent non-executive director of MTR Corporation Limited, Paliburg Holdings Limited, Lifestyle International Holdings Limited, Chuang's Consortium International Limited, Chuang's China Investments Limited (also acts as Chairman), ITC Properties Group Limited (also acts as Vice Chairman), Country Garden Holdings Company Limited, Hop Hing Group Holdings Limited, SJM Holdings Limited, China Resources Cement Holdings Limited, Lai Fung Holdings Limited, Cosmopolitan International Holdings Limited, Goldin Financial Holdings Limited, Everbright Grand China Assets Limited and CSI Properties Limited (appointed on 20 July 2018), all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. 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 of the trusts are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr Shek was an independent non-executive director of TUS International Limited (resigned on 6 January 2017), ITC Corporation Limited (now known as PT International Development Corporation Limited) (resigned on 28 March 2017) and Midas International Holdings Limited (now known as Magnus Concordia Group Limited) (resigned on 26 January 2018), all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He also ceased to act as an independent non-executive director of Dorsett Hospitality International Limited (the shares of which were withdrawn from listing with effect from 17 October 2015) on 11 March 2016. Mr Shek is a member of the Legislative Council for the HKSAR representing real estate and construction functional constituency since 2000. He was appointed as Justice of the Peace in 1995 and was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2013. Mr Shek graduated from the University of Sydney with Bachelor of Arts.

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  • Mr Lee Yiu Kwong, Alan

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Mr Lee, aged 74, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director in October 2012 and he is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Sustainability Committee of the Company. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of CSX World Terminals Hong Kong Limited and ATL Logistics Centre Hong Kong Limited. Mr Lee has over 40 years of shipping and logistics experience, including over 15 years of international experience working in the United States, the Netherlands, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Mr Lee is the former Chairman of Hong Kong Container Terminal Operators Association. He was also a committee member of Hong Kong Business Advisory Committee, Logistics Advisory Committee of Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Hong Kong Port Development Council, Hong Kong Logistics Development Council and the Sailors Home and Missions to Seamen Hong Kong. Mr Lee is an accountant by training and has over six years of experience at KPMG.

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  • Mrs Oei Fung Wai Chi, Grace

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Ms Fung, aged 65, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director in January 2016 and is also a member of the Corporate Governance Committee and the Sustainability Committee of the Company. She is currently the Chairperson of Ronald McDonald House Charities in Hong Kong since September 2008 and she has been elected to the global board of trustees of Ronald McDonald House Charities in Chicago since 1 January 2015. Ms Fung had worked in investment banking and wholesale banking for 36 years. She was the Vice Chairman, Corporate & Institutional Clients, at Standard Chartered Bank, Hong Kong when she retired from the bank in November 2014. Before joining Standard Chartered Bank in 2002, she had worked with UBS for nine years including service as Managing Director responsible for corporate finance and fixed income. During her service with UBS, Ms Fung had regional responsibilities for institutional sales, fixed income, supervising a team in Hong Kong and Singapore which covered 13 countries in Asia (excluding Japan). Her team advised central banks and other institutional investors in Asia on fixed income investments and hedging strategies for interest rates and currencies. Ms Fung had taken on a number of public service responsibilities over the years, including as a member of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel and the Takeovers Appeal Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission and a member of the Finance Committee of the Hong Kong Housing Authority. Ms Fung graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science, London University, with a BSc (Econ) degree, majoring in Accounting and Finance.

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  • Mr Wong Kwai Huen, Albert BBS, JP

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Mr Wong, aged 66, was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director on 9 July 2018 and is also a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. He is the principal of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (Hong Kong Office) and its chief representative for Shanghai, and has served as its Managing Partner in Asia from 2006 until 2011. He is also an independent non-executive director of China International Marine Containers (Group) Co., Ltd., China Oilfield Services Limited, Hua Hong Semiconductor Limited and Vinda International Holdings Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. Mr Wong holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of London, United Kingdom. He is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore. Mr Wong is a board member of the Hospital Authority, Aviation Security Company Limited and The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited, and the Honorary Chairman of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. He is also a Deputy Chairman of the Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance), the Chairman of the Copyright Tribunal, a council member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the Honorary Adviser of Financial Reporting Council, the Honorary Legal Adviser of Hong Kong Business Accountants Association and the former President of the Law Society of Hong Kong and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. Mr Wong holds the posts of honorary lecturer, external examiner and professorships at The University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, Hang Seng Management College and Hong Kong Shue Yan University. He was appointed as Justice of the Peace in 2010 and was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star by the Government of the HKSAR in 2014.

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