Mr George Kwok Lung HONGCHOY, aged 60, has served as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Manager since February 2009 and May 2010 respectively, and a member of the Finance and Investment Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Manager. He is also one of the responsible officers of the Manager for the purposes of the SFO, a director of The Link Holdings Limited, Link Properties Limited, The Link Finance Limited and a number of subsidiaries of Link.  Under his leadership, Link has grown from a domestic player in Hong Kong to a regional leader with a diversified portfolio worth HK$200 billion including retail facilities, car parks and office buildings spanning Hong Kong, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, London and Sydney.

He is the chairman of the Supervisory Committee of Tracker Fund of Hong Kong (a Hong Kong unit trust authorised under section 104 of the SFO whose units are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange), a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, an adjunct professor of the Department of Real Estate and Construction of The University of Hong Kong and an advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation Limited. 

Mr HONGCHOY began his career in New Zealand and has since moved into senior management positions in financial consulting, investment banking and real estate investment.

He was named one of Harvard Business Review’s 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World 2019, the Country Winner of Hong Kong/Macau Region in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 China Award, Business Person of the Year by DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards in 2015, and was also presented with the Director of the Year Award (Listed Companies – Executive Directors) by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors in 2011.

Mr HONGCHOY holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Canterbury and an MBA degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is a Chartered Accountant, a Senior Fellow and a member of the Corporate Advisory Council of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, a Fellow member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and the Institute of Shopping Centre Management.
 

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