Board of Directors - Ip Yuk-keung, Albert
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ip Yuk-keung, Albert
aged 63, has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 24 June 2013. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Ip is an executive director and chief executive officer of LHIL Manager Limited (Trustee-manager of Langham Hospitality Investments) and Langham Hospitality Investments Limited (stock code: 1270), a non-executive director of Eagle Asset Management (CP) Limited (manager of Champion Real Estate Investment Trust (stock code: 2778)), an independent non-executive director of AEON Credit Service (Asia) Company Limited (stock code: 900), Hopewell Holdings Limited (stock code: 54), Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Limited (stock code: 737), New World China Land Limited (stock code: 917), Power Assets Holdings Limited (stock code: 6) and Lifestyle International Holdings Limited (stock code: 1212).
Mr. Ip is an international banking executive with 33 years of experience in Hong Kong, Asia and United States. His areas of expertise are in real estate, corporate banking, risk management, transaction banking and wealth management. Mr. Ip was named Managing Director of Citigroup in 2003. He held senior positions such as Corporate Bank Head, Head of Transaction Banking, and Head of Asia Regional Investment Finance of Wealth Management. He was a Managing Director of Investments at Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific).
Mr. Ip is an Honorary Professor of Business of Lingnan University, a member of International Advisory Board of College of Business, an adjunct professor and an honoree of the Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter at City University of Hong Kong, a member and governor of Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, a member of the International Advisory Committee and an adjunct professor at University of Macau, an executive fellow in Asia, an International Delegate, Alumni Board of Governors and a member of International Advisory Council Asia at Washington University in St. Louis, a Research Follow of Singapore Management University’s Institute for Financial Economics, a member of School Board Advisory Committee of Victoria Shanghai Academy, an honorary fellow of Vocational Training Council and a member of the Committee on Certification for Principalship of Education Bureau, Hong Kong. Mr. Ip is also a member of Legal Aid Services Council and a Board of Governor of World Green Organization.
Mr. Ip holds a Bachelor of Science degree at Washington University in St. Louis (summa cum laude) and Master of Science degrees at Cornell University and Carnegie-Mellon University.