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The Chief Executive's Committee

The role of the Committee, which meets once a week, is to report to the Chief Executive on the progress of major tasks being undertaken by the various departments of the HKMA and to advise him on policy matters relating to the operations of the Monetary Authority.

Executive Profiles

Norman T.L. CHAN CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Norman T.L. CHAN, GBS, JP
Peter PANG DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Peter PANG, JP
Eddie YUE DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Eddie YUE, JP
Arthur YUEN DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Arthur YUEN, JP
Stefan GANNON GENERAL COUNSEL
Stefan GANNON, JP
Francis CHU EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (RESERVES MANAGEMENT)
Francis CHU, JP
Esmond LEE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (FINANCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE)
Esmond LEE, JP
Karen KEMP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (BANKING POLICY)
Karen KEMP, JP
Dong HE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (RESEARCH)
Dong HE, JP
Meena DATWANI DIRECTOR-GENERAL (ENFORCEMENT)
Meena DATWANI, JP
Carmen CHU EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (BANKING CONDUCT)
Carmen CHU, JP
Howard LEE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (MONETARY MANAGEMENT)
Howard LEE, JP
Vincent LEE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (EXTERNAL)
Vincent LEE, JP
Henry CHENG EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (BANKING SUPERVISION)
Henry CHENG, JP
 Darryl CHAN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (CORPORATE SERVICES)
Darryl CHAN, JP
Raymond LI CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
HONG KONG MORTGAGE CORPORATION

Raymond LI, JP

CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Norman T.L. CHAN, GBS, JP

Norman Chan was appointed Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) on 1 October 2009. Mr Chan joined the Hong Kong Government as an Administrative Officer in 1976 and became Deputy Director (Monetary Management) of the Office of the Exchange Fund in 1991. He was appointed an Executive Director of the HKMA when it was established in 1993. From 1996 to 2005, Mr Chan served as Deputy Chief Executive of the HKMA. During his 12 years with the HKMA, Mr Chan steered a number of major financial policies and initiatives, including the development of Hong Kong's financial infrastructure, the introduction of renminbi banking services in Hong Kong and the financial co-operation among central banks in the Asian region. He played a key role in the Government market operations in 1998 that helped maintain the stability of Hong Kong's financial system.

From December 2005 to June 2007, Mr Chan was Vice Chairman, Asia of Standard Chartered Bank. Prior to rejoining the HKMA, Mr Chan was Director of the Chief Executive's Office of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government from July 2007 to July 2009. He was the Founding Chairman of the policy think tank, the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre established in 2006.

 

DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Peter PANG, JP

Peter Pang is responsible for monetary management, financial infrastructure and research. Mr Pang joined the HKMA as Executive Director (Banking Policy) in 1994 and was appointed Executive Director (Monetary Policy and Markets) in 1996. He was the Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation from 1997 to 2004. He was appointed to his present position in July 2004. Mr Pang joined the civil service as an Administrative Officer in 1979 and served as Assistant Director General of Trade and Assistant Commissioner of Banking before joining the HKMA.

 

DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Eddie YUE, JP

Eddie Yue is responsible for reserves management, external affairs and corporate services. Mr Yue began his career as an Administrative Officer in the Hong Kong Government in 1986. He joined the HKMA in 1993 as a Senior Manager, and was subsequently promoted to Division Head in 1994. He has worked in a number of divisions, including Monetary Management, External Relations, and Banking Development, and has served as Administrative Assistant to the Chief Executive of the HKMA. Mr Yue was appointed Executive Director in 2001 and to his present position in September 2007.

 

DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Arthur YUEN, JP

Arthur Yuen is in charge of the full range of banking policy, development and supervisory issues at the HKMA. He joined the HKMA in 1996 as Head of Administration and has since taken up different responsibilities including research and liaison on China economic and market development issues before being appointed Head of Banking Supervision in 2000. He took up the position as Executive Director (Banking Development) in July 2004, Executive Director (Banking Supervision) in June 2005 and Executive Director (External) in July 2008. He was appointed to his present position on 1 January 2010.

 

GENERAL COUNSEL
Stefan GANNON, JP

Stefan Gannon has been General Counsel of the HKMA since its establishment in 1993. A barrister, Mr Gannon was the Legal Adviser to the Monetary Affairs Branch of the Hong Kong Government from 1987 to 1993.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (RESERVES MANAGEMENT)
Francis CHU, JP

Francis Chu is responsible for the investment management of the Exchange Fund. Mr Chu joined the HKMA in 1995 as a Senior Manager in the Monetary Operations Division. He was promoted to Head (Monetary Operations) in 1996. From 2002 to 2004 he was the HKMA's Chief Representative in New York. Since returning to Hong Kong in 2004 he served again as Head (Monetary Operations) before his promotion to the current position. Before joining the HKMA, Mr Chu worked for more than 15 years in senior management and treasury positions in the banking sector in Hong Kong.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (FINANCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE)
Esmond LEE, JP

Esmond Lee is responsible for financial infrastructure. He joined the HKMA in 1993 as Head (Market Systems). From 1998 to 2000, he was the HKMA's Chief Representative in New York. Since returning to Hong Kong in 2000, he served again as Head (Market Systems) before his promotion to the current position in February 2008. Before joining the HKMA, Mr Lee was a principal economist in the Hong Kong Government.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (BANKING POLICY)
Karen KEMP, JP

Karen Kemp has been employed by the HKMA since 1995. She was a Deputy General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel prior to being appointed to her current post in February 2008. Ms Kemp also served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Exchange Fund Investment Limited from 1999 to 2003. Ms Kemp is a solicitor qualified to practise in Hong Kong and in England & Wales. Prior to joining the HKMA, Ms Kemp was employed by Lovells (a firm of solicitors) in London and Hong Kong.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (RESEARCH)
Dong HE, JP

Dong He is responsible for research on issues related to monetary and financial stability. He is also Director of the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research. Mr He, who holds a PhD degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge, has published research on a wide range of economic matters, particularly macroeconomic and financial market issues in Hong Kong and Mainland China. He previously worked with the World Bank and was a Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund before joining the HKMA as Head (External) in August 2004. Mr He took up the position as Head (Economic Research) in May 2006 and was appointed to his current position in August 2009.

 

DIRECTOR-GENERAL (ENFORCEMENT)
Meena DATWANI, JP

Meena Datwani is responsible for enforcement, settlement function, complaints against authorized institutions and the operation of the Deposit Protection Board and sits on the board of directors of the Financial Dispute Resolution Centre. She worked in the Office of the General Counsel as a Deputy General Counsel before her appointment as Executive Director (Banking Conduct) in 2010. She was appointed to her current position on 1 September 2014. Ms Datwani is qualified to practise as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales and Australian Capital Territory. Prior to joining the HKMA in 1995, Ms Datwani was a senior lawyer in the Hong Kong Government. 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (BANKING CONDUCT)
Carmen CHU, JP

Carmen Chu is responsible for the supervision and development of business conduct of authorized institutions, licensing matters, financial consumer education, and oversight of financial market infrastructures.  She joined the HKMA in 1994 as a Manager Trainee, and has taken up different responsibilities in the HKMA, including research and monetary operations. She was seconded to the World Bank Office in Beijing from 1998 to 1999. Since then she has mainly been involved in international and regional financial cooperation initiatives as well as renminbi business development in Hong Kong.  She was appointed as Executive Director (External) in April 2010 and took up her current position in September 2014. 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (MONETARY MANAGEMENT)
Howard LEE, JP

Howard Lee is responsible for monetary management and market development.  He joined the HKMA in 2009 as a Division Head in the Banking Policy Department.  He also worked in the Corporate Development Division before his appointment as Executive Director (Corporate Services) in 2010. He was appointed to his current position on 1 May 2013.  Prior to joining the HKMA, Mr Lee was an Administrative Officer in the Hong Kong SAR Government and had worked in different policy bureaux and departments with responsibilities for policy formulation, regulatory issues, and administration.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (EXTERNAL)
Vincent LEE, JP

Vincent Lee has been appointed to the present position since September 2014 with responsibilities for promoting the HKMA's policies at international forums to foster financial and monetary stability, and offshore and cross-border RMB business, CEPA and other initiatives for Hong Kong as an international financial centre.  Mr Lee joined the HKMA in 1994 after graduation from London School of Economics.  Previously, he worked on areas including prudential and conduct regulation of banks, deposit protection, financial education, the setting up of Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation, and served as Administrative Assistant to Chief Executive, HKMA (2001-2004) and Chief Representative, New York and London Offices (2005-2007).  Prior to this appointment, Mr Lee was Director-General (Enforcement) (2013-2014). 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (BANKING SUPERVISION)
Henry CHENG, JP

Henry Cheng is responsible for banking supervision. He joined the HKMA in 1996 in the Banking Supervision Department and was promoted as the chief representative of the New York Office in 2007.  After returning to Hong Kong in 2009, he took up responsibilities as the Head of various divisions within the HKMA, including banking supervision, banking policy and financial stability surveillance.  He was appointed to his present position in April 2013.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (CORPORATE SERVICES)
Darryl CHAN, JP

Darryl Chan is responsible for corporate development, human resources, administration, finance, information technology and communication strategy.  Prior to taking up the current position in April 2013, Mr Chan was an Administrative Officer in the Hong Kong SAR Government and had worked in different policy bureaux and departments on policy formulation and administration.

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (HONG KONG MORTGAGE CORPORATION)
Raymond LI, JP

Raymond Li is seconded to the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation as its Chief Executive Officer.  Mr Li joined the Hong Kong Government as an Administrative Officer in 1982 and became Principal Assistant Secretary (Monetary Affairs) in 1990. He was appointed Head (Banking Development) at the HKMA in 1993 and took up the post of Head (Administration) in 1995. He was promoted to Executive Director (Banking Policy) in 1996. Before being appointed to his present position in January 2013, he was Director-General (Enforcement).

Last revision date: 13 October 2014
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