Mr. Cheng Ping-Hei, Hamilton, joined the Group in 2004, was appointed as an executive director of the Company in July 2011. Mr. Hamilton Cheng is the Chief Financial Officer responsible for the Group’s financial management, corporate governance and investor relations. Mr. Cheng is a member of the Strategy and Transformation Committee of the Company. He also serves as a joint company secretary of the Company and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group.

Mr. Cheng holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Professional Accountancy from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Chartered Financial Analyst. He completed The Prince of Wales’s Business & Sustainability Programme designed by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and obtained Executive Diploma in Corporate Governance and Sustainability Directorship from The Hong Kong Institute of Directors in 2018.

Mr. Cheng is currently a council member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors and a member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel of the Accounting and Financial Reporting Council in Hong Kong.

Mr. Cheng was ranked the 1st place in the “Best CFO” category in Institutional Investor’s 2022 All-Asia Executive Team rankings, the Rest of Asia, Consumer/Discretionary sector, combined vote type. He was recognised Best IR by CFO by Hong Kong Investor Relations Association in 2022. Mr. Cheng was awarded Director of The Year Awards 2015 by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors in December 2015. He has also been named as “Asia’s Best CFO (Investor Relations)” by Corporate Governance Asia, an authoritative regional journal on corporate governance, at its Asian Excellence Awards for five consecutive years from 2017 to 2021.