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Chairman

Updated: 10 Jul 2019
Laura_Cha    Laura May-Lung CHA
GBM, GBS, JP
Aged 69 
 
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, Risk Management Committee (statutory) and International Advisory Council, and member of Remuneration Committee
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - chairman of Listing Appeals Committee and member of Listing Nominating Committee
The London Metal Exchange - independent non-executive director and member of Nomination Committee
LME Holdings Limited - independent non-executive director
HKEX Foundation Limited - director             
               
Other major offices  
World Federation of Exchanges - director (2018~)
Unilever NV (listed on the Euronext Amsterdam) - non-executive director (2013~)
Unilever PLC (listed on the London Stock Exchange) - non-executive director (2013~)
HSBC Holdings plc * - independent non-executive director (2011~)
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited - independent non-executive director (2004~) and deputy chairman (2007~)
     
Past offices  
China Telecom Corporation Limited * - independent non-executive director (2008-2018)
HKEX
- independent non-executive director (2006-2012)
China Securities Regulatory Commission - vice-chairman (2001-2004)
Securities and Futures Commission - 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  
Listing Policy Panel - member (2018~)
Financial Leaders Forum - member (2017~)
Executive Council of the HKSAR - non-official member (2004~)
China Securities Regulatory Commission - vice-chairman of International Advisory Council (2004~)             
               
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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