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Chairman

Updated: 08 Aug 2018
Laura_Cha    CHA May-Lung, Laura
GBM, GBS, JP
Aged 68 
 
Independent Non-executive Director since 25 April 2018
Chairman since 4 May 2018
Term of office: 25 April 2018 (appointed) to 2020 AGM
 
Other positions held with HKEX group   HKEX - chairman of Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, Executive Committee, Nomination and Governance Committee, Risk Committee and Risk Management Committee (statutory), and member of Remuneration Committee
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - chairman of Listing Appeals Committee and member of Listing Nominating Committee
LME Holdings Limited - independent non-executive director
The London Metal Exchange - independent non-executive director and member of Nomination Committee
              
Other major offices   HSBC Holdings plc * - independent non-executive director (2011~)
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited - independent non-executive director (2004~) and deputy chairman (2007~)
Unilever NV
(listed on the Euronext Amsterdam) - non-executive director (2013~)
Unilever PLC (listed on the London Stock Exchange) - non-executive director (2013~)
World Federation of Exchanges - director (2018~)            
   
Past offices   China Securities Regulatory Commission - vice chairman (2001-2004)
China Telecom Corporation Limited * - independent non-executive director (2008-2018)
HKEX
- independent non-executive director (2006-2012)
Securities and Futures Commission (1991-2001: deputy chairman (1998-2001), executive director (1994-2001), senior director (1993-1994) and assistant director (1991-1993))
Coudert Brothers - lawyer (1985-1990)
Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro - lawyer (1982-1985)

Public service   China Securities Regulatory Commission - vice chairman of International Advisory Council (2004~)
Executive Council of the HKSAR -
non-official member (2004~)
Financial Leaders Forum -
member (2017~)
Listing Policy Panel
- member (2018~)  
  
Qualifications
 
  Bachelor of Arts (University of Wisconsin, US)
Juris Doctor (Santa Clara University, US)
State Bar of California (US)
Honorary fellow (Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute)
 
*   Listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited
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