Board of Directors
Mr Stephen T H Ng (Chairman)
Hon Frankie C M Yick, GBS, JP
Mr Peter Z K Pao
Independent Non-executive Directors
Mr David T C Lie-A-Cheong, SBS, OM, JP
Mr Roger K H Luk, BBS, JP
Mr Michael T P Sze
Mr Brian S K Tang
Mr Ivan T L Ting
Stephen Tin Hoi NG, Chairman
Mr Ng has been Chairman and Director of Harbour Centre Development Limited (“Harbour Centre”) since 2009. He also serves as chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Mr Ng is Deputy Chairman of Wheelock and Company Limited (“WAC”). Chairman and Managing Director of Wharf Real Estate Investment Company Limited (“Wharf REIC”), Chairman and Managing Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited ("Wharf") and a Non-executive Director of Greentown China Holdings Limited.
Mr Ng was born in Hong Kong in 1952 and grew up in Hong Kong. He attended Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin, USA and the University of Bonn, Germany, and graduated in 1975 with a major in mathematics. He is Chairman of Project WeCan Committee (a Business-in-Community school project).
Frankie Chi Ming YICK, GBS, JP, Director
Mr Yick, MSc, BSc, CEng, FCILT, MIET, has been a Director of Harbour Centre since July 2012. He is a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong representing the Transport Functional Constituency and a member of Hong Kong Logistics Development Council. Mr Yick is a director of Modern Terminals Limited ("MTL") and a non-executive director of The "Star" Ferry Company, Limited, a fellow subsidiary of Harbour Centre. He is also a director of Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited which is an associate of Wharf. Other than the private sector, Mr Yick has also been appointed as a member of The Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board since 1 April 2016 and a Vice Chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Council since 1 January 2019. Mr Yick is a chartered engineer. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering awarded by The University of Hong Kong and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Management awarded by The University of Birmingham, UK.
Peter Zen Kwok PAO, Director
Mr Pao has been appointed as Director of Harbour Centre since 2018. He joined the WAC/Wharf Group in 1993 and has been serving as a director of the non-listed subsidiaries of WAC, Wharf as well as Wharf REIC. He is currently the director of External Relations for WAC, a director of the Wharf/Wharf REIC Group overseeing its Investor Relations Department as well as a director of MTL. He is also a member of the Project WeCan Committee. Mr Pao was born in Shanghai and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Purdue University in the United States of America in 1974. Prior to joining the WAC/Wharf Group, he worked extensively in the finance and shipping industries in Hong Kong and Tokyo.
David Tai Chong LIE-A-CHEONG, SBS, OM, JP, Director
Mr Lie-A-Cheong has been appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director ("INED") of Harbour Centre since 2018. He is the executive chairman of Newpower International (Holdings) Co., Ltd. and China Concept Consulting Ltd. He has been selected as a member of the National Committee of the 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 13th and 14th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference since 1993. He acted as a panel convenor cum member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("HKSAR") from 2007 to 2013. He was also a general committee member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce until May 2022. Mr Lie-A-Cheong is currently the honorary consul of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the HKSAR, the chairperson of the Hong Kong-Taiwan Economic and Cultural Cooperation and Promotion Council and a standing committee member of the China Overseas Friendship Association. Mr Lie-A-Cheong is also an INED of Herald Holdings Limited, a publicly listed company in Hong Kong. He was formerly an INED of publicly listed Aluminum Corporation of China Limited until June 2021.
Roger Koon Hoo LUK, BBS, JP, Director
Mr Luk, FHKIB, has been appointed as an INED of Harbour Centre since 2018. He also serves as a chairman of the Audit Committee. He has over 30 years of comprehensive experience in accounting and financial management. He joined Hang Seng Bank in 1975, became the bank's director and deputy chief executive in 1994 and then became managing director and deputy chief executive of the bank in 1996 until his retirement in May 2005. Mr Luk is an INED of two companies publicly listed in Hong Kong, namely Hung Hing Printing Group Limited and i-CABLE Communications Limited. Mr Luk was formerly an INED of Wheelock Properties Limited (formerly a listed public company until it became a wholly-owned subsidiary of WAC in July 2010) from February 2008 to July 2010, China Properties Group Limited from February 2007 to June 2023 and Computime Group Limited from September 2006 to September 2023. Mr Luk also served in the past on the Court and Council of Hong Kong Baptist University, the Advisory Committee on New Broad-based Taxes, the Personal Data (Privacy) Advisory Committee, the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong Government, the Statistics Advisory Board, the Broadcasting Authority, the Advisory Committee and the Investor Education Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission, the Barristers Disciplinary Tribunal Panel, the Operations Review Committee of ICAC, the Town Planning Board and the Council of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was an appointed member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council from 1992 to 1995, a member of the first Election Committee of the Legislative Council, and a non-executive director (non-official) of Urban Renewal Authority.
Mr Luk graduated with a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree in Statistics from The University of Hong Kong and also holds a Master of Business Administration Degree granted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. He is also a Non-official Justice of the Peace and was awarded the honour of Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2004 in recognition of his contributions to public services.
Michael Tsai Ping SZE, Director
Mr Sze, FCA (Eng. & Wales), FCCA, FCPA, has been an INED of Harbour Centre since 2007. He also serves as chairman of the Remuneration Committee as well as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee. Mr Sze has over 30 years of experience in the financial and securities field. He graduated with a Master of Laws (LLM) Degree from The University of Hong Kong. He was a former member of The Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal. He was also a former council member and member of the Main Board Listing Committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Mr Sze was formerly an INED of publicly listed Greentown China Holdings Limited until his resignation in April 2020.
Brian See King TANG, Director
Mr Tang has been an INED of Harbour Centre since 2008. He also serves as a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He has over 30 years of comprehensive experience in accounting and financial management. He graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Science from the California State University of Long Beach, USA. He was the senior vice president of CITIC Ka Wah Bank Limited ("CKWB") for four years from 1997 with responsibilities covering treasury operations, remittance, bills operations, general services, property management, information technology and loan administration. He also served as a director of CKWB from 1998 to 2001. Before joining CKWB, he worked with various large organisations including 17-year service at Morgan Guaranty Trust Co as vice president and financial controller, and one-year service at Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited as chief accountant.
Ivan Tien Li TING, Director
Mr Ting has been appointed as an INED of Harbour Centre since 2018. He also serves as a member of the Audit committee. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College, Vermont. He is an executive director of a company publicly listed in Hong Kong, namely Kader Holdings Company Limited. Mr Ting was chairman of the Hong Kong Chapter of Entrepreneurs' Organization from 2006 to 2007 and its Global Board from 2016 to 2017. He was on the Hong Kong Toys Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council from 2003 to 2007 and from 2010 to 2014. He was also a general committee member of the Hong Kong Exporters' Association ("HKEA") from 2014 to 2022. He is currently serving as an honorary chairman of HKEA, the chairman of the Hong Kong Toys Council and a governing board member of the ICTI Ethical Toy Program. He is also a member of Jiangsu Provincial Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and permanent chairman of Federation of Hong Kong Jiangsu Youth.