Airport Authority

The Board

The Honourable Jack So Chak-kwong GBM GBS JP

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

Aged 76. Appointed Chairman of the Board in June 2015 and reappointed in June 2018 and 2021. 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 Tin-fuk JP

Mr Fred Lam Tin-fuk JP (Chief Executive Officer*)

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

Aged 62. Appointed Chief Executive Officer in October 2014. Former Executive Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Member of the Asia-Pacific Regional Board of Airports Council International (ACI) and 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. In 2019, he was elected a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and received the Executive Award in the DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards.

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

Aged 63. Mr Chan became a Board Member in July 2017 upon his appointment as Secretary for Transport and Housing. He was Director of Electrical and Mechanical Services and General Manager of the Electrical and Mechanical Services Trading Fund, and is now 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 Sabrina Chao Sih-ming

Ms Sabrina Chao Sih-ming

  • Audit Committee & Finance Committee
  • Business Development Committee

Aged 47. Appointed to the Board in June 2021. Ms Chao is the Chairman of Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings Limited and Charterhouse School (Asia) Limited and the President of The Baltic and White Sea Conference (BIMCO). Ms Chao graduated from Imperial College London with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics with Management. She is a leader in global maritime industry. Former Chairman of Asian Shipowners' Association and the Hong Kong Shipowners Association. Member of the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board under Transport and Housing Bureau of the HKSAR Government. Chairman of External Advisory Group of Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Chairman of Maritime Services Training Board under Vocational Training Council. Member of the Council and ex-officio member of the Court in Hong Kong Lingnan University.

Mr Rock Chen Chung-nin SBS BBS JP

Mr Rock Chen Chung-nin SBS BBS JP

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

Aged 55. Appointed to the Board in June 2020. Mr Chen is Chairman of Pacific Falcon Investment Group Limited. He has over 30 years of experience in the financial industry and has been licensed as a Responsible Officer by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission since 2004. He is a Vice-chairman of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong. Vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. Member of the 12th and 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. He was Chairman of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority from 2012 to 2018 and Chairman of the Hong Kong Award for Young People from 2010 to 2016. Mr Chen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Ms Irene Chow Man-ling

Ms Irene Chow Man-ling

  • Audit Committee & Finance Committee
  • Business Development Committee

Aged 51. Appointed to the Board in June 2020. Ms Chow is a Chartered Financial Analyst. She had served on The Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Council for six years, mostly involved in its Investment Committee. Member of the Independent Commission Against Corruption's Advisory Committee on Corruption. Committee Member of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong. Director of DSL Investments Limited, Chow Mun Sum Tong Foundation and The Legal Education Fund.

Mr Stuart Thomson Gulliver

Mr Stuart Thomson Gulliver

  • Audit Committee & Finance Committee

Aged 62. 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, The Saudi British Bank and The Olayan Group. He holds a law degree from the University of Oxford.

 

The Honourable Christopher Hui Ching-yu JP

The Honourable Christopher Hui Ching-yu JP (Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury*)

  • Audit Committee & Finance Committee

Aged 44. Became a Board Member in April 2020 upon his appointment as Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury. Former Executive Director of the Financial Services Development Council. Chairman of the Managing Board of Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation. Non-executive Director of MTR Corporation Limited and the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited. Member of the boards of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and the Financial Services Development Council. Director of Hongkong International Theme Parks Limited.

Ms Nisa Bernice Leung Wing-yu JP

Ms Nisa Bernice Leung Wing-yu JP

  • 3RS & Works Committee
  • Business Development Committee

Aged 50. Appointed to the Board in October 2020. Ms Leung is Managing Partner of Qiming Venture Partners. She currently sits on the boards of Zai Lab Limited, Venus Medtech (Hangzhou) Inc., CanSino Biologics Inc., New Horizon Health Limited, dMed, Chain Medical Labs, Berry Oncology, Belief BioMed, Valgen and Insilico Medicine. Visiting Lecturer at Harvard Law School, Member of Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council, an Independent Non-executive Director of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and a Member of the Hong Kong Palace Museum Limited. Ms Leung has been recognised by the Forbes Midas List of top 100 venture capitalists in 2019, 2020 and 2021. She holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University.

Captain Victor Liu Chi-yung JP

Captain Victor Liu Chi-yung JP (Director-General of Civil Aviation*)

  • 3RS & Works Committee
  • Business Development Committee

Aged 55. Became a Board Member in April 2020 upon his appointment as Director-General of Civil Aviation. A licensed professional pilot and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He is currently the Chairman of the International Civil Aviation Organisation's Asia-Pacific Regional Aviation Safety Group and was previously the Vice President (Asia) of the International Federation of Airworthiness.

Ir Dr the Honourable Lo Wai-kwok GBS SBS MH JP

Ir Dr the Honourable Lo Wai-kwok GBS SBS MH JP

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

Aged 68. Appointed to the Board in June 2019. Member of the Legislative Council representing the Engineering Functional Constituency. Chairman of the Legislative Council's Panel on Development 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 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.

Ir Edwin Tong Ka-hung SBS

Ir Edwin Tong Ka-hung SBS

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

Aged 62. Appointed to the Board in June 2021. Ir Tong is a civil engineer with over 37 years of experience in the planning, design, management and delivery of major infrastructure projects involving highways, tunnels, reclamation, land development, port facilities, wastewater treatment and flood prevention. He is also proficient in formulating and taking forward the Government’s policies in increasing land supply, heritage conservation and project management. Having worked in Highways Department, Transport Department, Drainage Services Department, Civil Engineering and Development Department and Development Bureau, he was appointed Director of Drainage Services in 2015 and retired in 2019. Ir Tong is a Member of Institution of Civil Engineers, Fellow of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Honorary Fellow of both International Institute of Utility Specialists and Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.

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 56. Appointed to the Board in June 2018 and reappointed in June 2021. 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, Member of the Travel Industry Authority and an Independent Non-executive Director of MTR Corporation Limited. 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.

Dr William Wong Ming-fung SC JP

Dr William Wong Ming-fung SC JP

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

Aged 49. Appointed to the Board in October 2020. Senior Counsel of Des Voeux Chambers. Dr Wong's practice covers a wide spectrum of contentious commercial litigation. He has a special focus and substantial experience in the areas of company, insolvency and securities law. Vice Chairman of the Committee on Overseas Lawyers Examination and the Committee of Mainland Affairs of the Hong Kong Bar Council. Advisor to Middle Temple Society in Hong Kong. Dr Wong graduated from the Business Faculty of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1994 as the Rhodes Scholar of the year. In 1996, he obtained his Degree in Jurisprudence from Wadham College, Oxford. In 2004, he obtained his LL.M. Degree from Peking University. In 2012, he was awarded a Doctoral Degree from Peking University with a dissertation on corporate insolvency laws.

Mr Thomas Jefferson Wu JP

Mr Thomas Jefferson Wu JP

  • 3RS & Works Committee
  • Business Development Committee

Aged 48. Appointed to the Board in June 2019. He served in various senior management roles with the Hopewell Holdings group from 1999 to 2019, 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 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

  • Business Development Committee

Aged 67. Appointed to the Board in June 2014 and reappointed in June 2017, 2020 and 2021. 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 National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. 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

Aged 72. Appointed to the Board in June 2015 and reappointed in June 2018 and 2021. 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. 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: Mr Stuart Gulliver, The Honourable Lo Wai-kwok, Mr Thomas Wu, The Honourable Frankie Yick and Dr Allan Zeman will have their terms lasting until 31 May 2022. Ms Sabrina Chao, Ir Edwin Tong and Mr Adrian Wong will have their terms lasting until 31 May 2024. The Chairman and other Board Members, excluding members by virtue of being holders of their posts, will finish their terms on 31 May 2023.