Updated : 05 Feb 2021

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) today (Friday) welcomed the Government’s appointment of Nisa Leung and the reappointment of Rafael Gil-Tienda and Stephen Yiu to its Board of Directors.

The two-year terms of the three directors will begin at the conclusion of HKEX’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2021, and will end at the conclusion of the AGM in 2023.

Anita Fung will retire from the Board after the conclusion of the AGM on 28 April 2021.

“We warmly welcome the appointment of Ms Nisa Leung to our Board of Directors. Her extensive expertise in venture capital, innovation, biotech and healthcare, and her deep knowledge of the Mainland China investment market, will be immensely valuable to the Board and to HKEX’s future development,” said HKEX Chairman Laura M Cha.

“On behalf of HKEX, I would like to thank Ms Fung for her significant contributions to HKEX over the past six years,” said Mrs Cha.

Biographical information of Nisa Leung is available in HKEX’s announcement about the change in its directorate published today.


Nisa Leung


About HKEX

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is one of the world’s major exchange groups, and operates a range of equity, commodity, fixed income and currency markets.  HKEX is the world’s leading IPO market and as Hong Kong’s only securities and derivatives exchange and sole operator of its clearing houses, it is uniquely placed to offer regional and international investors access to Asia’s most vibrant markets.

HKEX is also the global leader in metals trading, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, the London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear Limited.  This commodity franchise was further enhanced with the launch of Qianhai Mercantile Exchange (QME), in China, in 2018.

HKEX launched the pioneering Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme in 2014, further expanded with the launch of Shenzhen Connect in 2016, and the launch of Bond Connect in 2017.