Airport Authority

The Board

The Honourable Jack So Chak-kwong GBM GBS OBE JP

The Honourable Jack So Chak-kwong GBM GBS OBE JP (Chairman)

Aged 74. Appointed Chairman of the Board in June 2015 and reappointed in June 2018. Former Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Non-official member of the Chief Executive's Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development. Independent Non-executive Director of AIA Group Limited and China Resources Power Holdings Company Limited. Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse, Greater China. He was Chairman and Chief Executive of the MTR Corporation Limited from 1995 to 2003. He was Deputy Chairman and Group Managing Director of PCCW from 2003 to 2007, Independent Director of HSBC from 2000 to 2007, Non-executive Director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited from 2002 to 2015, International Business Adviser to the Mayor of Beijing from 2007 to 2015 and Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference from 2008 to 2018.

Mr Fred Lam JP

Mr Fred Lam JP (Chief Executive Officer*)

  • 3RS & Works Committee
  • Business Development Committee
  • Human Resources & Remuneration Committee
  • NCD Committee

Aged 60. Appointed Chief Executive Officer in October 2014. Former Executive Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Second Vice President of the Asia Pacific Regional Board of Airports Council International (ACI). Member of the ACI World Governing Board. Member of the Aviation Development and Three-runway System Advisory Committee and the Hong Kong Logistics Development Council. In 2007, Mr Lam was named "Director of the Year" by the Hong Kong Institute of Directors in the category of statutory and non-profit-distributing organisations. In 2011, he was given the Peace through Commerce Medal from the United States Government in recognition of his leadership role in boosting US exports to, and through, Hong Kong.

The Honourable Frank Chan Fan JP

The Honourable Frank Chan Fan JP (Secretary for Transport and Housing*)

  • 3RS & Works Committee
  • Business Development Committee
  • Human Resources & Remuneration Committee
  • NCD Committee

Aged 61. Became a Board Member in July 2017 upon his appointment as Secretary for Transport and Housing. As the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Mr Chan is the Chairman of the Hong Kong Housing Authority, the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board, the Hong Kong Logistics Development Council and the Aviation Development and Three-runway System Advisory Committee. He is also a Board Member of the MTR Corporation Limited and the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited, as well as a Member of the Council for Sustainable Development and the Youth Development Commission.

Ms Linda Chan Ching-fan SC

Ms Linda Chan Ching-fan SC

  • 3RS & Works Committee
  • Business Development Committee

Aged 49. Appointed to the Board in June 2018. Recorder of the Court of First Instance, High Court. Convenor, Barristers Qualification Examination–Panel on Company Law. Council Member, Consumer Council. Member, Standing Committee on Company Law Reform. She was appointed Deputy Judge of the Court of First Instance, High Court, from 2013 to 2014. She was Chairman of the Committee on Company Law, Hong Kong Bar Association, from 2013 to 2017, Deputy Chairman of the Appeal Board Panel (Town Planning) from 2012 to 2014, Vice Chairman, Municipal Services Appeals Board from 2012 to 2014, Member of the Insolvency Advisory Group on Modernisation of Corporate Insolvency Law from 2012 to 2013, Member of the Barristers Qualification Examination–Panel on Company Law from 2002 to 2012 and Member of the Rewrite of the Companies Ordinance: Advisory Group on Inspections, Investigation and Offences and Punishment Provisions, from 2007 to 2009.

Mr Stuart Thomson Gulliver

Mr Stuart Thomson Gulliver

  • Audit Committee & Finance Committee

Aged 60. Appointed to the Board in June 2019. Joined HSBC in 1980 and retired in 2018.  Former Group CEO and Executive Director of HSBC Holdings plc and former Chairman and Executive Director of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.  Member of the Chief Executive's Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development and the International Advisory Council of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Non-executive Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited. Mr Gulliver was awarded the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle by the Government of Mexico in 2017 and holds a law degree from the University of Oxford.

The Honourable Steven Ho Chun-yin BBS

The Honourable Steven Ho Chun-yin BBS

  • Audit Committee & Finance Committee
  • 3RS & Works Committee

Aged 39. Appointed to the Board in January 2016 and reappointed in January 2018. Member of the Legislative Council representing the Agriculture and Fisheries Functional Constituency. Member of the Legislative Council’s House Committee, Finance Committee and Public Accounts Committee. Member of the Legislative Council’s panels on Constitutional Affairs, Economic Development, Environmental Affairs, Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene, Home Affairs, Commerce and Industry, and Financial Affairs.

Mr Franklin Lam Fan-keung BBS

Mr Franklin Lam Fan-keung BBS

  • Audit Committee & Finance Committee
  • NCD Committee

Aged 58. Appointed to the Board in June 2014 and reappointed in June 2017. Founder of HKGolden50, an independent non-profit public policy research group. Prior to this, Mr Lam held senior regional leadership positions in a global investment bank. He served as a Part-time Member of the Central Policy Unit and a Member of the Executive Council.

The Honourable James Henry Lau Jr. JP

The Honourable James Henry Lau Jr. JP (Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury*)

  • Audit Committee & Finance Committee
  • NCD Committee

Aged 69. Became a Board Member in July 2017 upon his appointment as Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury. Chairman of the Managing Board of Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation. Member of the Board of Directors of the MTR Corporation Limited, the Board of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, the Board of the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited, the Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and the Board of the Financial Services Development Council. Director of Hongkong International Theme Parks Limited.

Mr Simon Li Tin-chui JP

Mr Simon Li Tin-chui JP (Director-General of Civil Aviation*)

  • 3RS & Works Committee
  • Business Development Committee

Aged 60. Became a Board Member in May 2016 upon his appointment as Director-General of Civil Aviation. Vice Chairman of the International Civil Aviation Organisation's Asia Pacific Air Navigation Planning and Implementation Regional Group. A Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.

Ir Dr the Honourable Lo Wai-kwok SBS MH JP

Ir Dr the Honourable Lo Wai-kwok SBS MH JP

  • 3RS & Works Committee
  • Human Resources & Remuneration Committee

Aged 65. Appointed to the Board in June 2019. Member of the Legislative Council representing the Engineering Functional Constituency. Chairman of the Legislative Council’s Public Works Subcommittee, the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency and the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong. Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Green Strategy Alliance. Member of the Hong Kong Housing Authority, the Hospital Authority, the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Committee Member of the China Association for Science and Technology. 

Mr Peter To BBS

Mr Peter To BBS

  • Business Development Committee
  • NCD Committee (Chairman)

Aged 71. Appointed to the Board in June 2014 and reappointed in June 2017. Former Director of the Urban Renewal Authority (1.5.2007 - 30.4.2013). He previously held senior executive positions in the property sector for over 30 years.

Mr Carlson Tong GBS SBS JP

Mr Carlson Tong GBS SBS JP

  • Audit Committee & Finance Committee
  • Human Resources & Remuneration Committee

Aged 64. Appointed to the Board in June 2017. Former Chairman of the Securities and Futures Commission. Mr Tong is a UK Chartered Accountant and a Hong Kong Certified Public Accountant. Chairman of the University Grants Committee, Member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee and Chairman of the Independent Commission on Remuneration for Members of the Executive Council and the Legislature, and Officials under the Political Appointment System of the HKSAR. He is also an Independent Non-executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC. Mr Tong was appointed Chairman of KPMG in China and Hong Kong in 2007 and became the Asia Pacific Chairman and a Member of the Global Board in 2009. He retired from KPMG in 2011.

Mr Adrian Wong Koon-man BBS MH JP

Mr Adrian Wong Koon-man BBS MH JP

  • Audit Committee and Finance Committee
  • Human Resources & Remuneration Committee

Aged 54. Appointed to the Board in June 2018. He is a Director of VL Asset Management Limited and Abercan Limited, Chairman of the Corruption Prevention Advisory Committee and Member of the Advisory Committee on Corruption of the Independent Commission Against Corruption. He was a Member of the Listing Committee of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited from May 2006 to April 2012, a Member of the Communications Authority from April 2012 to March 2018 and a Member of the Air Transport Licensing Authority from August  2012 to July 2018.

Ir Billy Wong Wing-hoo BBS JP

Ir Billy Wong Wing-hoo BBS JP

  • 3RS & Works Committee

Aged 61. Appointed to the Board in June 2015 and reappointed in June 2018. Mr Wong is the Senior Vice President of Henderson (China) Investment Company Limited and General Manager of the Construction Department of Henderson Land Development Company Limited. Fellow Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (UK) and Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation. He is also a Registered Professional Engineer under the Engineers Registration Ordinance (Cap. 409). He is a Director of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park Limited and a Permanent Supervisor of the Hong Kong Construction Association.

Mr Thomas Jefferson Wu JP

Mr Thomas Jefferson Wu JP

  • 3RS & Works Committee
  • Business Development Committee

Aged 46. Appointed to the Board in June 2019. Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Hotel Operations) of Hopewell Holdings Limited. Mr Wu has served in various senior management roles with the Hopewell Holdings group since 1999, including group Deputy Chairman and Managing Director. He has held senior executive positions in the property and infrastructure sector for almost 20 years. Mr Wu is a Member of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the Hong Kong Tourism Board, the Environment Bureau’s Energy Advisory Committee, and the Securities and Futures Commission’s Committee on Real Estate Investment Trusts.

The Honourable Frankie Yick Chi-ming SBS JP

The Honourable Frankie Yick Chi-ming SBS JP

  • 3RS & Works Committee
  • Business Development Committee

Aged 65. Appointed to the Board in June 2014 and reappointed in June 2017. A Chartered Engineer. Joined Wharf Group in 1994, now overseeing inter alia, the Wharf Group's public transport and terminals portfolio. Member of the Legislative Council representing the Transport Functional Constituency. Member of the Property Management Services Authority as well as the 13th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee. Vice Chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Council. Non-executive Director of Harbour Centre Development Limited (stock code: 51) and The “Star” Ferry Company, Limited. Director of Modern Terminals Limited and Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited.

Dr the Honourable Allan Zeman GBM GBS JP

Dr the Honourable Allan Zeman GBM GBS JP

  • Business Development Committee (Chairman)
  • NCD Committee

Aged 71. Appointed to the Board in June 2015 and reappointed in June 2018. Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group and Lan Kwai Fong Association and owner of Paradise Properties Group. Non-executive Chairman of Wynn Macau, Limited. Non-executive Director of Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited. Independent Non-executive Director of Sino Land Company Limited, Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Limited, Global Brands Group Holding Limited, Television Broadcasts Limited and Fosun Tourism Group. Member of the General Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. Governor of Our Hong Kong Foundation. Member of the Governing Board of the Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund of the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund. Representative of Hong Kong China to the APEC Business Advisory Council. Honorary Adviser to Ocean Park Hong Kong. Vice Patron of the Community Chest of Hong Kong. Non-official Member of the  Chief Executive’s Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development and the Human Resources Planning Commission.

* Member by virtue of being holder of the post

Note: The Chairman, Ms Linda Chan, Mr Adrian Wong, Ir Billy Wong and Dr Allan Zeman will have their terms lasting until 31 May 2021. Mr Stuart Gulliver, The Honourable Lo Wai-kwok and Mr Thomas Wu will have their terms lasting until 31 May 2022. Other Board Members, excluding members by virtue of being holders of their posts, will finish their terms on 31 May 2020.