Leadership

Dr. Calvin Choi

Founder and Chairman

Dr. Calvin Choi is the Chairman of AMTD Group and the Founder and Chairman of AMTD Charity Foundation. He is a globally recognized entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Dr. Choi is an outstanding youth representative who has won the trust and support from the Government of China and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He was appointed by the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government and the Hong Kong Government as Member of Executive Committee of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, Vice Chairman of the China Youth Entrepreneurs Association, Vice Chairman of the Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation, Member of the HKSAR Prisoners’ Education Trust Fund Investment Advisory Committee, Member of the Cyberport Advisory Panel, President of the Hong Kong Island Federation, Chief President of the Hong Kong Island Youth United Association, Chairman of Hong Kong Youth Association, Honorable President of Hong Kong Army Cadets Association, Honorable President of Hong Kong Federation of Journalists, Vice President of Hong Kong Federation of Professions, etc.

Dr. Choi is also a global influencer in the fields of culture and finance. He was bestowed the “Knight - Order of Arts and Letters” by Ministry of Culture of France, becoming one of the youngest recipients of this honor in the world. He was named as 2017 Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum, becoming the only awardee from a Hong Kong financial institution receiving this recognition. In addition, he was granted the “Fintech Finance 35” by the world-renowned financial magazine Institutional Investor, ““Asia FinTech Leader”, “Singapore FinTech Leader” and “Top 10 FinTech Leader” respectively in 2019-2021 by Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Singapore FinTech Association, “Asia’s Most Influential” by Tatler, and “the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Outstanding Contribution Award (Individual)” by Hong Kong Ta Kung Wen Wei Media Group, etc.

Dr. Timothy W. Tong, BBS, JP

CEO

Dr. Timothy W. Tong, PhD, BBS, JP, is the CEO of AMTD Charity Foundation, and the Chairman of the Hong Kong Laureate Forum, which is an organisation formed by distinguished personalities and academics of Hong Kong, with the full support of the Hong Kong Government, with a mission to connect the current and next generations of leaders in scientific pursuit, and to promote understanding and interests of the young generation in Hong Kong and around the world in various disciplines in science and technology.

Dr. Tong is an internationally renowned expert in Heat Transfer research. He used to serve as the President of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University from 2009 to 2018. He was also former Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the George Washington University, former Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Pilot Green Transport Fund of the Environmental Protection Department, a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and a Fellow and former President of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences.

Dr. Tong currently serves as an Independent Non-executive Director of Airstar Bank, which is one of the eight virtual banks in Hong Kong co-founded by AMTD Group and Xiaomi Corporation; an Independent Non-executive Director of Xiaomi Corporation (1810.HK); an Independent Non-executive Director of Gold Peak Industries (Holdings) Limited (40.HK); and a Non-executive Director of Freetech Road Recycling Technology (Holdings) Limited (6888.HK).

Dr. Tong has been a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference since 2012 and a Justice of the Peace in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the PRC.

Mr. Marcellus Wong

Director

Mr. Marcellus Wong is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Group and a Group Managing Director. Mr. Wong joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in February 1990 and lastly served as a partner and compliance leader in the China and Hong Kong office as well as the risk and quality leader for the tax practice in the Asia-Pacific region prior to his retirement in June 2012. He has been consistently named as one of the World’s Leading Tax Advisers in Hong Kong and the PRC by Euromoney between 1999 and 2012. Mr. Wong is the Chairman of Advisory Board of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and was previously the President from 1996 to 1999. He is the Honorary Adviser - Greater China of CPA Australia and was previously the President of CPA Australia – Hong Kong China Division for the year 2004/2005. He has been nominated as a member of the Joint Liaison Committee on Taxation which advises Hong Kong Government on tax issues since November 2001.

Mr. Sin Yat-kin, SBS, CSDSM, JP

Director

Mr. Yat-kin Sin has a long-standing reputation in Hong Kong's political and business community. He has served as the Commissioner of Correctional Services of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Deputy Manager of the campaign office of Carrie Lam, and was awarded the "Silver Bauhinia Star", "Hong Kong Correctional Services Distinguished Service Medals", “Hong Kong Correctional Services Long Service Medal”, and “Chief Executive's Commendation for Public Service” award issued by the Hong Kong SAR Government. Mr. Yat-kin Sin joined the Hong Kong Correctional Services Department in 1979 and has served in the Correctional Services Department in Hong Kong for nearly 37 years. He has made tremendous contributions to the correctional services sector which promotes anti-corruption and discipline in Hong Kong. Mr. Yat-kin Sin also participated in the co-hosting of the Hong Kong Equestrian Events for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, and was awarded the Chief Executive's Commendation for Public Service to recognise his outstanding services during that period.