Time: 0830 -1030L (HK Time GMT +8)
Location: Zoom Virtual meeting & physical meeting
Physical meeting: Boardroom KPMG 8/F, Princes Building, Central, Hong Kong.
(Subject to the latest HK Govt guidelines on group gathering)
Agenda to follow.
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PBEC Senior Board Members conducting proceedings:
Andrew Weir MBE (Chairman @PBEC)
Andrew is the current Chairman of PBEC. His day job is Global Head of Asset Management and Global Chair of Real Estate and Construction, KPMG International; Regional Senior Partner and Vice Chairman KPMG in China
He has over 25 years’ experience servicing listed companies, public bodies, investment funds and MNCs in Hong Kong, China, Asia and internationally.
He has a keen interest in corporate governance, board leadership and business in the community and leads the quarterly KPMG Independent Non-Executive Directors Forum.
He was appointed by the HKSAR Government as a council member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). He sits on the Belt and Road Committee.
Anson Bailey (Director & Treasurer @PBEC)
Anson Bailey is a PBEC Board of Director and appointed Treasurer. He is an experienced Business Development Professional with 25+ years experience across Asia Pacific. He has worked across multiple industry sectors including Manufacturing, FMCG, Sourcing, Retail, Oil & Chemicals and Technology. Currently his day job is Partner, Business Development at KPMG China | Head of Consumer & Retail ASPAC | Head of Technology Hong Kong.
Dr George Lam (Vice Chairman @PBEC)
Dr. George Lam is our Vice Chairman of PBEC. His day job is Chairman of Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
Dr. George LAM is Non-Executive Chairman – Greater China and ASEAN Region of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets. Dr. Lam has served in leadership roles (including Chairman, Vice Chairman, Managing Director, CEO, COO and General Manager) with several leading multinational corporations including Hong Kong Telecom, A.T. Kearney, Singapore Technologies Telemedia (Temasek Holdings), BOC International Holdings (the Bank of China group), Chia Tai Enterprises International Limited (CP Group) and Macquarie Capital. He has extensive international experience and connections in the innovation and digital technology spheres and in general management, strategy consulting, corporate governance, direct investment, investment banking and fund management fields.
Dr. Moses Cheng (Vice Chairman @PBEC)
Dr. Cheng qualified to practise as a solicitor in 1975. He is a currently the Chairman of the Hong Kong Insurance Authority (Regulator) and a consultant of Messrs. P. C. Woo & Co., one of the longest established firms of solicitors in Hong Kong; after serving as its Senior Partner from 1994 to 2015. Dr. Cheng’s areas of practice encompass capital markets, corporate governance, regulatory and compliance, and public policies especially taxation and education. Besides Hong Kong, Dr. Cheng is also admitted to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales; State of Victoria, Australia and Singapore. He is also a Notary Public, China-Appointed Attesting Officer and an independent non-executive director of a number of companies whose shares are listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and Singapore.
Michael Walsh (CEO @PBEC)
Michael was appointed PBEC CEO in June 2019 and has overseen the organisation from its Hong Kong Secretariat base through a challenging period with the social unrest in his first 6 months in Hong Kong and the subsequent Covid-19 outbreak in 2020 shortly after a successful physical AGM2019 that had been postponed to January 2020 due to the unrest, had been concluded. Michael is previously from the aviation industry for the past 24 years and has utilised his skills in sales and marketing as well as his networking to invigorate PBEC despite the many challenges. PBEC is now very much re-engaged with several global institutions at a working level including the transportation working group at APEC amongst others. This bodes well for PBEC future offerings and benefits as it embarks on a path of engagement, inclusiveness and opportunity for its members across the region and looking to attract new blood, young and old to expand its reach once again.