Mr. Cheng Ming-Fun, Paul, JP, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in September 2012 and is a member of the Nomination Committee and Audit Committee of the Company.

Mr. Paul Cheng had extensive governance experience serving as an independent director on the board of a number of organisations, including many publicly listed companies. Previously, he was deputy chairman and an independent non-executive director of Esprit Holdings Limited until his retirement in December 2018, which is a listed public company in Hong Kong. He also served as an independent non-executive director of Global Logistic Properties Limited (which was listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange until its delisting on 22 January 2018); and an independent non-executive director of Pacific Alliance China Land Limited (a company listed on the AIM Board of the London Stock Exchange) until his resignation on 12 May 2020.

Mr. Cheng was a former member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council as well as the former chairman of Inchcape Pacific Limited, N M Rothschild & Sons (Hong Kong) Limited, The Link Management Limited and the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Cheng holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lake Forest College (Illinois, the United States) and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Wharton Graduate School of Business at The University of Pennsylvania.