BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BANKEE KWAN, BBS, JP

CHAIRMAN & CEO DBA (Hon), MBA, BBA, FFA, FHKSI, CPM (HK), FHKIM

Dr Kwan is responsible for devising the overall business strategy of the Group. Dr Kwan has extensive experience in corporate management, strategic planning, marketing management, financial advisory and banking. An MBA graduate from The Murdoch University of Perth, Australia and a BBA graduate from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Dr Kwan was also conferred an Honorary Doctorate degree in Business Administration. Dr Kwan is also a fellow of the Institute of Financial Accountants, UK, the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute and the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (HKIM). He is a Certified Professional Marketer (HK) of HKIM. He was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) by the HKSAR Government and is a Justice of Peace (JP) of the HKSAR.

Dr Kwan is a firm believer in youth education and development. He is a John Harvard fellow of The Harvard University, US; a member of the Harvard University Asia Center Advisory Committee; a trustee of New Asia College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong; an honorary fellow of The Hong Kong Metropolitan University; a member of the Court of City University of Hong Kong, an Adjunct Professor of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, an honorary director of the Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Institute (PSEI) of Lingnan University of Hong Kong and an advisory professor and a honorary member of the Board of Trustees of Nanjing University. Dr Kwan is also an honorary advisor of several higher education institutions, including the LiPACE of The Hong Kong Metropolitan University and the Academy of Oriental Studies of Peking University.

In addition to education, Dr Kwan is also active in serving the community. Currently, he is a member of the 14th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC); a former standing committee member and vice convener (Hong Kong and Macao Members) of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Shanghai Committee; the deputy chairman of the Business Facilitation Advisory Committee (BFAC) and also the convenor of the Wholesale and Retail Task Force (WRTF) of BFAC; a member of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Advisory Committee (MPFSAC) and a former non-executive director of the MPF Authority (MPFA); President of Federation of Hong Kong-Shanghai Associations; a member of the 5th Council of the China Overseas Friendship Association; a member of the Election Committee for the Fourth, the Fifth and the Sixth Term of the Chief Executive Election of the HKSAR; a director, an executive committee member, past honorary advisor and past chairman of the Hong Kong Retail Management Association (HKRMA); a member of the Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal (SFAT); a member of the Labour Advisory Board of the HKSAR; a member of the Marketing Management Committee of the Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA); a director of the Hong Kong Justice of Peace Association; an honorary advisor of Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Association. Dr Kwan has also been a member of the Central Policy Unit of the Government of the HKSAR and an honorary advisor of the CEPA Business Opportunities Development Alliance.

Dr Kwan is well recognised for his dedications and contributions to the society. He was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” in the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards as organised by Enterprise Asia, which recognised his outstanding entrepreneurial success and significant contributions to economic life and society. Dr Kwan was also named “Man of the Year for Leadership in Asia” by IAIR, the world’s leading financial magazine. The annual IAIR Awards recognise outstanding professionals who actively promote excellences in innovation and sustainability. In addition, he was bestowed with the “World Outstanding Chinese Award” organised by World Chinese Business Investments Foundation, which recognised his great contribution to the global Chinese society. The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong also bestowed the “Junzi Entrepreneur Award” on Dr Kwan, recognising his continuous contribution to the society of Hong Kong.

JAMES LEUNG

ED MBA, BSocSc

Mr Leung is in charge of the overall strategic development and business management of Pricerite Group. He has extensive experience in the fields of banking, debt capital market and retail management businesses. Mr Leung received a Master of Business Administration Degree from Heriot-Watt University, UK and a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Management and Economics) Degree from The University of Hong Kong. Mr Leung is also the executive director and chief executive officer of Pricerite Group.

Jeffrey KWAN

Deputy CEO & ED BA, MHKSI

Mr Kwan is in charge of the strategic and corporate development of the Group. He has extensive experience in the fields of financial technology, corporate and strategic management, private equity and investment management. Mr Kwan received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from The Johns Hopkins University, US. He is a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.

MORTON CHEUNG

CFO & ED BBA, CPA

Mr Cheung oversees the finance and treasury function of the Group. He has extensive experience in the fields of auditing, financial reporting, investment banking and corporate finance. Mr Cheung received a Bachelor of Business Administration (Professional Accountancy) Degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a Certified Public Accountant of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Angela WONG

ED & Head of Business EMBA, CFA

Ms Wong is in charge of the overall sales and business development, including institutional wealth management, private wealth management and asset management businesses of the Group. She has extensive experience in financial services and wealth management in North America, Hong Kong and Mainland China. Ms Wong is an Executive MBA of Tsinghua University, Beijing and a Chartered Financial Analyst of CFA Institute, US. She is a responsible officer of CASH Asset Management and CASH Wealth Management.

Daryl Lai

ED MBA, BBA

Mr Lai helps oversee the strategic and business development of the Group.He has extensive experience in marketing and general management, especially in the fields of wealth management and banking, and in both debt and equity capital markets in Hong Kong and Mainland China. He has also held senior management positions in international banks and an SFC-licensed financial institution of a Mainland State-owned Enterprise. Mr Lai is an MBA from Chaminade University of Honolulu, US, and he received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from University of Hawaii, US.

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Raymond CHENG

INED

Mr Cheng has extensive experience in watch manufacturing industry and is the managing director of a watch manufacturing and trading company in Hong Kong. He is an honorary fellow of The Professional Validation Centre of Hong Kong Business Sector and a member of Young Industrialists Council Ltd. He is the chairman of The Hospital Authority New Territories West Cluster Hospitals Charitable Trust and is a member of the Medical Development Sub-committee of the Hospital Governing Committee of Tuen Mun Hospital. Mr Cheng was the winner of The Young Industrialist Awards for the year 1992, a member of The Watches and Clocks Advisory Committee of Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the president of the Lions Club of Tuen Mun and the President of Love U All Charitable Foundation. He was the chairman of The Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries Limited, and is currently an advisor of the Federation, a principal honorary president as elected by the Federation and the chairman of The Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries Charitable Trust. Mr Cheng is also the chairman of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.

Charles LO

INED CPA(Aus), FFSI

Mr Lo has extensive professional and business experience in financial and investment services in Australia, Hong Kong and other Asian countries. He is a Certified Practising Accountant of the CPA Australia, and a fellow member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Mr Lo is also a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. Mr Lo is also an independent non-executive director, chairman of the audit committee, member of the remuneration committee and the nomination committee of Carrianna Group Holdings Company Limited (stock code: 126), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.

Dr Terence CHAN

INED PhD, FRICS, FCPA (Aus), CFA

Dr Chan has extensive experience in real estate and infrastructure investments, and listed company merger and acquisition in the regional capital markets. Dr Chan is currently the chairman of Bay Area Capital Partners Limited, an SFC-licensed asset management firm that focuses on private equity investment in the areas of real estate and infrastructure asset, property and construction technology, clean energy, fintech, environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) enhancement and smart cities applications. He has also been an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Departmentof Real Estate and Construction of the University of Hong Kong with main areas of research in cross-border real estate investment, asset securitisation, technology application and sustainable development. Dr Chan is also a member of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong & Macao Studies of the State Council and a member of the 2021 Election Committee of the HKSAR Government. Dr Chan holds a doctorate degree in Economics from Xiamen University, PRC and a Master of Science Degree in Real Estate from the University of Hong Kong. He also possesses professional fellow membership of CPA Australia and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors as well as the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst. Dr Chan is also a member of the Audit Committee. Dr Chan is an independent non-executive director, a member of the audit committee, nomination committee and remuneration committee of Wang On Properties Limited (stock code: 1243), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.