Mr. Leo KUNG Lin-cheng joined as a Board Member of Ocean Park Corporation in 2003. He is the Executive Vice President of Bangkok Bank Public Co. Ltd and has held a variety of significant positions including that of a Board Member of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority; a Member of Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee; the Deputy Chairman of Steering Committee on Selection, Quality Assurance and Review of the E-Textbook Market Development Scheme (EMADS) of Education Bureau; a Member of Finance Committee & Funds Management Sub-Committee of Hong Kong Housing Authority; a Standing Committee Member of Shanghai Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference; a Member of Executive Committee & Treasurer of Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association Limited; the Convener of Trustees of the Helping Hand Charitable Trust and a Director of the Board; a Member of Steering Committee on Caring Company Scheme of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service; a Committee Member of Shanghai Chinese Overseas Friendship Association; a Trustee of The Queen Mary Hospital Charitable Trust and also an Advisor to the Chinese Bankers Club, Hong Kong. He was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2011.
Mr. LAU Ming-wai has served as a Board Member of the Ocean Park Corporation since 2008. He is currently the Chairman and CEO of Chinese Estates Holdings Ltd. His public service roles include: Member of the Sichuan Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference; Co-opted Member of Community Care Fund Task Force and Societal Engagement Task Force under Commission on Poverty; Council Member of City University of Hong Kong; Member of Financial Infrastructure Sub-Committee of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee. He holds a Ph.D. (Laws) from King's College, London. Additionally, Mr. Lau is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a registered attorney and counsellor-at-law in the State of New York.
Mr. Samuel CHOY is currently the General Manager of Bliss Concepts Limited, where he oversees this creative media company with particular focus in local and original animation development. He was a member in TDC Entertainment Industry Advisory Committee and SME Development Fund Vetting Committee.
Miss Cathy CHU Man-ling joined as a Board Member of Ocean Park Corporation in December 2014, and has served in various bureaux and departments, including the former Education and Manpower Branch, the former Health and Welfare Branch, the former City and New Territories Administration, the former Trade Department, the former Security Branch (later renamed the Security Bureau), the Information Services Department and the former Environment, Transport and Works Bureau (later renamed the Transport and Housing Bureau). She was Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs (West Kowloon Cultural District) from July 2008 to July 2010, and Deputy Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury (Treasury) from October 2010 to July 2012. Miss Chu was Director, Office of the Government of the HKSAR in Beijing from July 2012 to November 2014. She has assumed the post of the Commissioner for Tourism since 22 December 2014.
Ms Loretta Fong is currently a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Assurance Division in Hong Kong, and has served in various positions including Member of the Corporate Finance Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“HKICPA”), Member of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee of HKICPA, Member of Finance & Administration Committee of Hong Kong Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) and Member of the Advisory Board on Accountancy of Lingnan University. Ms Fong is a CPA in Hong Kong, the United States of America, Canada, and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Mrs. Betty FUNG Ching Suk-yee, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, has served in various bureaus and departments, including the former Transport Branch, the former City and New Territories Administration, the former Civil Service Branch, the former Education and Manpower Branch, the former Chief Secretary's Office, the Information Services Department, the former Trade Department, the Home Affairs Bureau, the former Commerce, Industry and Technology Bureau and the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer. She was the Deputy Secretary for Education and Manpower (later re-titled Deputy Secretary for Education) from April 2006 to July 2007, Director of Information Services from July 2007 to August 2009 and Director of Leisure and Cultural Services from August 2009 to July 2014.
Ms. Betty HO Siu-fong joined OPC's Board of Directors in 2011. She is a professional town planner and is the Director of PlanArch Consultants Ltd., and has been teaching urban planning and community planning workshop in The University of Hong Kong for more than 15 years. She was the Chairman of the Planners Registration Board, and is serving as member of the Advisory Committee on the Environment, ICAC Corruption Prevention Advisory Committee, Country and Marine Parks Board (until August 2011), Task Force on Hong Kong National Geopark, Advisory Committee on the Quality of Water Supplies, and Planning, Development and Conservation Committee of Urban Renewal Authority. She advocates for sustainable development and was the Chairman of The Conservancy Association.
Mr. Michael Hobson was appointed to the Board on 1 January, 2017. Mr. Hobson is Chief Marketing Officer of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and is responsible for overseeing the Group’s sales and marketing strategies on a global basis. He joined Mandarin Oriental in this capacity in 1994 and is based at the Group’s Hong Kong office.
Mr. Hobson has more than 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. He began his career with Grand Metropolitan in 1978, concentrating on sales and development and was stationed in the United Kingdom, Latin America, USA, Singapore and Hong Kong. Prior to joining Mandarin Oriental, he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing Worldwide for Omni Hotels Asia-Pacific. He also worked with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts as Group Director of Sales and Marketing.
Mr. Hobson holds an MBA from the University of Leicester having previously studied Hotel and Catering Operations at Brighton Technical College in the United Kingdom. He is on the Board of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group International Limited, and prior to his appointment to the Board of The Ocean Park Corporation was a Member of the Mega Events Fund Assessment Committee.
Mr. Hon Chi-Keung is currently Permanent Secretary for Development (Works). Mr. Hon is an experienced senior civil servant with profound knowledge and rich experience in the works field. He also possesses proven leadership and management abilities. He joined the government in 1983 and assumed the role of Director of Civil Engineering and Development from January 2011 to early April 2015.
Professor Kenneth Mei-yee LEUNG is the Professor of Aquatic Ecology and Ecotoxicology at the Swire Institute of Marine Science and the School of Biological Sciences, and the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong. Currently he is the Chairman of the Marine Mammal Conservation Working Group; a member of the Endangered Species Advisory Committee, the Red Tide/Harmful Algal Bloom Expert Advisory Group and the Genetically Modified Organisms (Control of Release) Expert Group, and a co-opted member of the Marine Parks Committee under the Country and Marine Parks Board. He also serves as a member of the Advisory Council on Food and Environmental Hygiene.
Prof. Becky P.Y. LOO joined OPC's Board of Directors in 2011. She is Professor of Geography at the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests are transportation, spatial analysis, and information and communication technologies. She was awarded the Outstanding Young Researcher and the Outstanding Teaching Award in 2006 and 2008 respectively. Prof. Loo is on the Editorial Boards of seven top-ranking internationally-referred academic journals. She was Associate Dean (Postgraduate Education) of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Prof. Loo is currently Deputy Director of the Institute of Transport Studies (ITS), Vice-President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong (CILTHK), Vice-Chair of the Commission on Transport and Geography of the International Geographical Union (IGU) and Honorary Secretary of the IGU Geography of Information Society Commission. She also holds various appointments related to the Common Core Curriculum of the University, harbourfront development, the New Junior and Senior Secondary School Geography Curricula, human research ethics and road safety.
Ir MA Lee Tak is a veteran professional civil engineer with rich project management experience on general civil engineering, geotechnical, highway, railway, urban development, reclamation, drainage, sewerage and water supplies works. Ir MA is currently a Member of the Advisory Council on the Environment of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; a Member of the International Advisory Panel of the Institute of Water Policy of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; an Executive Committee Member of the Dashun Policy Research Centre; and an Honorary Advisor for a number of plumbing and drainage engineering institutions in Hong Kong.
Ms Elizabeth TSE Man-yee joined as a Board Member of Ocean Park Corporation in 2012. She has served in various bureaux and departments, including the former Security Branch, the former City and New Territories Administration, the former Economic Services Branch, the former Finance Branch, the former New Airport Projects Co-ordination Office and the former Trade and Industry Branch. She was Deputy Secretary for the Treasury (later renamed Deputy Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury (Treasury)) from July 1999 to April 2006; Director of Administration from April 2006 to October 2007; Permanent Secretary, Chief Executive's Office from October 2007 to April 2010 and Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Technology) from 26 April 2010 to 24 July 2012.
Mr. Jason WONG Chun-tat is the Director and General Manager of Hong Thai Travel Services Limited. He has held different key positions in the tourism industry, including serving as the Honorary Consulate General of the Republic of Mali in Hong Kong, the Vice Chairman of the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong (TIC), members of the Tourism Strategy Group of Tourism Commission, and Advisory Committee on Cruise Industry (ACCI). He is also appointed members of the Hotel, Service and Tourism Studies Discipline Advisory Board for the Vocational Training Council of Education bureau, HKSAR (VTC), Industry Advisory Committee of School of Hotel and Tourism Management for the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Hong Kong Baptist University SCE CPE Advisory Committee, to foster the travel industry by formulating better training and development for the youths. He also extends his profession in different social bodies, including board members of Hong Kong Statistics Advisory Board and Employees Retraining Board.
Eric YIM is the founder and CEO of POSH Office Systems (HK) Ltd., a “Hong Kong Top Brand” company engaged in design, manufacture and marketing of office furniture. Mr. Yim holds a Master Degree in Architecture from the University of Cambridge and he was named “Young Industrialist of Hong Kong 2005”. He is the Deputy Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, the Chairman of Design Council of Hong Kong, the Chairman of Hong Kong Furniture & Decoration Trade Association, Vice President of Hong Kong Young Industrialists Council, a Court Member of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a Council Member of Hong Kong Vocational Training Council, a Director of Hong Kong Design Centre and an adviser of Hong Kong Design Institute. He is also a member of Guangxi Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and serves as a working group member of the Hong Kong Economic Commission for the HKSAR Government.