Mr. LEONG Hing Loong Rudoff was appointed as a Director on 19 January 2015, and was re-designated as an executive Director on 24 April 2015. Mr. Leong is primarily responsible for managing business operation and client relationship in the business of design, fit out and decoration.
Mr. Leong has over 28 years of experience in architectural design, and interior design and fit out with most of such experience gained in Hong Kong. Prior to the establishment of the Group, Mr. Leong had developed his career in architectural practices in both Australia and Hong Kong. Mr. Leong has worked for the Group for over 20 years since the commencement of business of LCL Architects Limited in 1996. Mr. Leong is the spouse of Ms. Chew Christina Mooi Chong (“Ms. Chew”), an executive Director of the Company.
Mr. Leong obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Western Australia in Australia in December 1989. He has been a member of The Hong Kong Institute of Architects and an Overseas Member Level 1 of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (formerly known as the Australian Institute of Architects) since April 1992. He has been a registered architect in Hong Kong since 1992. He was also a Chartered International Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects from 1992 to 2012. He is also currently a Hong Kong authorised person (architect).
Ms. CHEW Christina Mooi Chong was appointed as a Director on 24 April 2015, and was re-designated as an executive Director on 24 April 2015 prior to her resignation on 10 April 2018. Ms. Chew is directors of certain subsidiaries of the Company and is primarily responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the Group’s business of design, fit out and decoration (“DFD”), including generating and guiding design concepts, and supervising the sales department of our Group’s DFD business.
Ms. Chew is the spouse of Mr. LEONG Hing Loong Rudoff (“Mr. Leong”), an executive Director of the Company.
Ms. Chew has over 28 years of experience in architectural design, and interior design and fit out with most of such experience gained in Hong Kong. Prior to the establishment of the Group, Ms. Chew had developed her career in architectural practices in Australia and Hong Kong. Ms. Chew has worked for the Group for over 20 years since the commencement of business of LCL Architects Limited in 1996. Ms. Chew obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science (Architectural Science) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture in February 1988 and February 1990 respectively from Curtin University of Technology (Western Australia). She has been a member of The Hong Kong Institute of Architects since June 1994. She has also been an Overseas Member Level 1 of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (formerly known as the Australian Institute of Architects) since April 1994, a Chartered International Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects since March 1995, a registered architect in Hong Kong and an authorised person (architect) in Hong Kong since January 1995.
Mr. SHIH Steven Chun Ning as rejoined as the general manager of LCL Architects Limited, a indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company which engages in DFD since July 2017. He is mainly responsible for business development for our Group in the PRC, managing client relationship and exploring new business opportunities of DFD. He also coordinates drafting services for our Group.
Mr. Shih joined our Group in 2011 to develop our Group’s DFD business in Hong Kong and the PRC and later provided drafting work service to our Group. He was appointed as our Director on 24 April 2015, and was re-designated as our executive Director on 24 April 2015 and resigned on 10 February 2017. Mr. Shih has over 10 years of banking experience with a number of investment banks in Hong Kong from 1988 to 1999. Mr. Shih left the banking field in 1999 and invested a majority stake in a listed company that was principally engaged in the telephone handset design and manufacturing in July 1999 which was formerly listed on the Stock Exchange and he became the chairman in September 1999. He later disposed of his shareholding interests of that company in 2000. He is currently a director of each of Tung Mei Design (H.K.) Holding Co. Limited (“TM Design”) and 深圳市美刻設計工程有限公司(Shenzhen Meike Design and Construction Company Limited*) (“SZ Meike”), and a 50% shareholder of TM Design and a legal representative of SZ Meike. TM Design and SZ Meike are principally engaged in providing design and fit out work for retail shops and a number of commercial offices, and providing drafting services, respectively. The business of TM Design and SZ Meike may compete with business of the Group and the potential competing interests have been disclosed in the section headed “Directors and Senior Management – Potential Competing Interests” in the prospectus of the Company dated 21 August 2015.
Mr. Shih obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of British Columbia in 1986 and his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the same university in 1988.
Ms. GAO Jinyi has extensive experience in fund management and investment. Ms. Gao has held various senior management positions in financial institutions of Mainland China and overseas. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Gao was Senior Investment Director of China Region in Ping An Securities Limited and Investment Director and senior management of private equity fund of Zhongrong Huixing Asset Management Co., Ltd. From 2010-2012, Ms. Gao was appointed as a member of Financial Professional Committee of the Guangdong’s Association for Promotion of Cooperation Guangdong, Hong Kong & Macao which conduct research on key projects in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau and provide professional advice to the government on financial development for promoting the cooperation among enterprises in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau and closely cooperation among the three regions.
Ms. Gao has obtained Master of Business Administration from the University of Hong Kong and a qualification of fund professional by Securities Association of China.
Independent non-executive Directors
Mr. HO Hin Yip has more than 20 years of financial and auditing experience. Since April 2012, he is the financial controller and joint company secretary of Dukang Distillers Holdings Limited (stock code: BKV), a company listed on the Singapore Exchange Limited, where he is responsible for the finance and accounting functions, statutory compliance and corporate governance affairs. He had been appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company from 13 August 2015 to 10 February 2017. He was also appointed as an independent non-executive director of each of China Ever Grand Financial Leasing Group Co., Ltd (formerly known as PME Group Limited) (stock code: 379), Xinhua News Media Holdings Limited (stock code: 309), and Jiyi Household International Holdings Limited (stock code: 1495), all are companies listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, since December 2012, December 2014 and October 2015 respectively.
Mr. Ho received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in December 1997. He was admitted as a member and a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in August 2000 and August 2005, respectively. He is registered as a certified public accountant (Practising) of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. CHAN Kwong Ming Johnny has founded Titan Works Limited. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1994. He is serving as Founding member and a Director of University of Toronto (HK) Foundation. He was elected as Standing Director of Hong Kong Chinese General Chamber of Commerce and appointed as Chairman of External Affairs Committee in year 2016. He had been appointed as part-time member from January 2009 to December 2010 and associate member from February 2014 to June 2017 of Central Policy Unit of the HKSAR Government. He had been appointed a member of sub-committee on promotion of corporate volunteering of Social Welfare Department the HKSAR Government from April 2012 to March 2014 and from April 2016 to March 2018.
Mr. LU Zhuohui has extensive financial management experience. Mr. Lu had served KPMG Huazhen Certified Public Accountants for more than 10 years and provided services to numbers of large Chinese companies and multinational corporations and international organizations. Mr. Lu is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Guangzhou 711 Electronic Information Technology Company Limited which is mainly engaged in finance lease, intelligent travel platform and data management business.
Mr. Lu holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Affairs and Administration from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants.