Mr. Ip Yuk-Keung, Albert
Appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director in June 2018. Mr. Ip is a member of the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Sustainability Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Ip is an independent non-executive director of Power Assets Holdings Limited, Lifestyle International Holdings Limited and Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is also an independent non-executive director of Eagle Asset Management (CP) Limited, as manager of Champion Real Estate Investment Trust (a listed real estate investment trust). He was an independent non-executive director of TOM Group Limited (a listed public company in Hong Kong) up to his resignation in August 2020. Mr. Ip is an international banking and real estate executive with 33 years of experience at Citigroup, First National Bank of Chicago, Wells Fargo and Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong, Asia and the United States. His areas of expertise are in real estate, corporate banking, risk management, transaction banking and wealth management. Mr. Ip is a Senior Advisor to the Dean of the School of Business and Management at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; an Adjunct Professor of City University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong, and the Faculty of Business Administration and the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong; an Adjunct Distinguished Professor in Practice of University of Macau; Honorary Advisor of School of Humanities and Social Science at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; a Member of the Court at City University of Hong Kong; a Member of the Court at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; and Chairman of the Board of Governors of World Green Organisation. Mr. Ip holds a Bachelor of Science degree at Washington University in St. Louis (summa cum laude) and Master of Science degrees at Cornell University and Carnegie-Mellon University. He is an Honorary Fellow of City University of Hong Kong and Vocational Training Council.