20 Mar 2023

Director Training Series at HKEX Connect Hall - Promoting Governance by Supporting Directors and Governance Professionals

The Institute is pleased to announce the completion of its director training series on 17 March, 2023 at the HKEX Connect Hall, with a cumulative audience of over 1,200 directors, governance professionals and other stakeholders for its three-part series.

The Director Training Series supports directors, HKEX listing regulations, and the Institute's governance mandate.

The Institute would like to extend its sincere gratitude to the speakers and panellists listed below as well as to HKEX for supporting the series. 

Director Training – a focus on INEDs (Session One: Understanding Director/INED's Duties)

(In alphabetical order)

  • Ms Edith Shih FCG(CS, CGP) HKFCG(CS, CGP)(PE), Past International President, The Chartered Governance Institute, and Past President, HKCGI; Executive Director and Company Secretary, CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd
  • Ms Ellie Pang FCG HKFCG(PE), Chief Executive, HKCGI
  • Mr Ernest Lee FCG HKFCG(PE), President, HKCGI; Technical Partner, Deloitte China
  • Ms Gillian Meller FCG HKFCG(PE), Immediate Past President, HKCGI; Legal and Governance Director, MTR Corporation Ltd
  • Ms Katherine Ng, Managing Director and Head of Listing, Listing Division, HKEX
  • Ms Teresa Ko JP BBS FCG HKFCG, Senior Partner, Hong Kong and China Chairman, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Co-Vice Chair, IFRS Foundation


Director Training – a focus on INEDs (Session Two: Tackling Current Governance and Regulatory Issues)

(In alphabetical order)

  • Ms Christine Kan, Head of Listed Issuer Regulation, Listing Division, HKEX
  • Mr David Gordon Eldon GBS CBE JP, Deputy Chairman, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd
  • Mr David Simmonds FCG HKFCG, Vice President and Chairman, Membership Committee, HKCGI; Chief Strategy, Sustainability & Governance Officer, CLP Holdings Ltd
  • Mr Frank Yuen FCG HKFCG, Group General Counsel and Head of Compliance, CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd
  • Mr Joe Fan, Vice President, Listed Issuer Regulation, Listing Division, HKEX
  • Mr John MM Williamson, Independent Non-Executive Director, London Metal Exchange and Pacific Basin Shipping Limited; Chairman, UK Tote Group
  • Ms Melissa Fung, Risk Advisory Southern Region Lead Partner, Deloitte China


Director Training – a focus on INEDs (Session Three: Enforcement – Current Issues and Disciplinary Processes) 

(In alphabetical order)

  • Ms Candy Au, Assistant Vice President, Enforcement, Listing Division, HKEX
  • Mr Ernest Lee FCG HKFCG(PE), President, HKCGI; Technical Partner, Deloitte China 
  • Mr Jon Witts, Senior Vice President, Head of Enforcement, Listing Division, HKEX
  • Ms Julia Charlton, Principal Partner, Charltons
  • Dr Kelvin Wong SBS JP, Chairman, Accounting and Financial Reporting Council
  • Mr Mohan Datwani FCG HKFCG(PE), Deputy Chief Executive, HKCGI

To help directors and other key stakeholders to fulfil their duties, manage and mitigate risks as part of purposeful and sustainable business, the Institute will continue to offer high-quality training. 

Visit www.hkcgi.org.hk for more details about upcoming training sessions and our membership, or call us at +852 2881 6177.

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