Chow Kam Fai, David
Co-Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Chow Kam Fai, David, is the Co-Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of our Group. He has had more than 30 years of experience in the gaming, gaming promotion, entertainment and hospitality industries prior to founding our Group’s business.
Mr. Chow is currently a member of the 12th National Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference of the PRC. He was elected as a legislator of the Macau government in 1996, 2001 and 2005 and has been a member of the Macau Chief Executive Election Committee in 2004, 2009 and 2014.
Mr. Chow founded the Macau Association of Retailers and Tourism Services and the Travel Industry Council of Macau in 1998 and 2001 respectively.
In 2007, Mr. Chow’s experience and contribution to Macau’s tourism industry were recognised when he was awarded the title of Top Ten Talent (Construction) in China for the year 2006 and the Order of Merit for Tourism by the Macau government for his contribution to the tourism industry.
In addition to our Group, Mr. Chow also manages other hospitality businesses in the PRC. He has been the chairman of the board of directors of Beijing Hua Hai Jin Bao Real Estate Development Co. Ltd. (北京華海金寶房地產開發有限公司) since 2008, which has, since 2007, owned and managed the award winning five-star Legendale Hotel Beijing.
Madam Lam Fong Ngo
Executive Director and Vice Chairman
Madam Lam Fong Ngo is the Executive Director and Vice Chairman of our Group. Madam Lam has more than 30 years of experience in the Macau gaming industry and has worked for STDM since the 1980s.
Madam Lam served as a member of the Macau Chief Executive Election Committee in 2004 and 2009. She was awarded the Medal of Cultural Merit in 2009 by the Macau government and was conferred the title of honorary citizen of Guangzhou by the Guangzhou People’s Congress.
Mr. Sheldon Trainor - DeGirolamo
Mr. Sheldon Trainor-DeGirolamo is the Executive Director of our Group. Mr. Trainor has more than 20 years of experience in financial advisory services and has been licensed by the SFC since 1994 as an investment representative before the SFO came into effect and as a representative under the SFO to carry our Type 6 Regulated Activity (Advising on Corporate Finance).
Mr. Trainor has served a number of leading investment banks including Credit Suisse Management (Australia) PTY Limited and Merrill Lynch and has extensive experience in raising capital for casino, leisure and property companies in Asia. He has also served within Morgan Stanley group of companies. He founded PacBridge Capital Partners (HK) Limited in 2009.
Mr. Chow Wan Hok, Donald
With effect from 1 September 2016, Mr. Chow Wan Hok, Donald is appointed as an Executive Director of our Group. He is primarily responsible for the execution of both corporate advisory and principal investment transactions.
Mr. Donald Chow joined our Group in July 2013 as a Corporate Finance Analyst and appointed as Corporate Development Director and Babylon Casino Director of the Company since July 2014 and May 2015. He is involved in the new and current business development projects of our Group and supervises the gaming operation of Babylon Casino. He also leads the installation and implementation of new casino management system and assists in the investor relations of our Group.
Mr. Tong Ka Wing, Carl
Co-Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Mr. Tong Ka Wing, Carl is the Co-Chairman and Non-Executive Director of our Group. Mr. Tong has extensive experience in business management. He founded Carl Tong & Associates Management Consultancy Limited in 1987 and is a director and chief executive officer of UNIR (HK) Management Limited, a management service company wholly-owned by Ms. Chan Un Chan. He served as an executive director and chief executive officer of Creative Master Bermuda Limited between 2003 and 2013, and was the chairman and chief executive officer of Creative Master International Inc. between 1997 and 2000. He served as an independent non-executive director of eSun Holdings Limited (SEHK: 0571) between 2004 and 2011, and a director of Crocodile Garments Limited (SEHK: 0122) between 2007 and 2012.
In addition, Mr. Tong served as Member for the Central and Western District Board of Hong Kong between 1982 and 1988, and was a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong between 1984 and 1985.
Ms. Ho Chiulin, Laurinda
With effect from 1 September 2016, Ms. Ho Chiulin, Laurinda is appointed as a Non-Executive Director of our Group.
Ms Laurinda Ho was an assistant tax advisor with Ernst & Young PLL in London in 2013 and a senior staff accountant with Ernst & Young PLL in Beijing from March 2014 to October 2014. She has been a director of UNIR Australia Pty Ltd.
Mr. Fong Chung, Mark
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee
Mr. Fong Chung, Mark is the Independent Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of our Group.
Mr. Fong has almost 30 years of experience in professional accountancy. He has been a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since March 1986. He was the president of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2007 and has been a member of its audit committee since 2012. He served as the executive director of China Development of Grant Thornton International Ltd. between 2009 and 2013.
Mr. Fong has also been an independent non-executive director of Sinopec Kantons Holdings Limited (SEHK: 0934) since 2004, and New China Life Insurance Company Ltd. (SEHK: 1336) since 2011. He is also an independent non-executive director of Worldsec Limited (LON: WSL).
Mr. Xie Min
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
Mr. Xie Min is the Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of our Group.
Mr. Xie has over 20 years of experience in private equity and mergers and acquisitions and held senior positions at various listed enterprises and international private equity funds and institutions. Previously, he was the chief investment officer of TOM.COM INTERNATIONAL LIMITED, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TOM Group Limited (SEHK: 2383), the managing director and head of private equity division at BOCI Asia Limited, and the managing director of Avenue Asia HK, Limited — Hong Kong Representative Office between 2008 and 2011.
Mr. Xie is currently a director of China Capital Advisors Limited. He has also been the vice chairman of the Investment Review Committee of Chinastone Capital Management Limited. Mr. Xie is a visiting professor and a member of the board of University of International Business and Economics. Mr. Xie has been a member of the Henan Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the PRC since 2009.
Madam Tam Wai Chu, Maria
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Nomination Committee
Madam Tam Wai Chu, Maria is the Independent Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Nomination Committee of our Group.
Madam Tam has over 40 years of experience practicing as a barrister. She has been a member of The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, a professional association for barristers and judges in England, since 1973 and was admitted to the bar in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong in 1972 and 1974, respectively. She has been the honorary advisor of the Hong Kong Mediation Centre since 2006.
Madam Tam was appointed Justice of the Peace and awarded Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) and Commander of the Order of British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1982, 1984 and 1988, respectively. She was awarded Gold Bauhinia Star and Grand Bauhinia Medal by the government of HKSAR in 1998 and 2013 respectively.
Madam Tam has been an independent non-executive director of Wing On Company International Limited (SEHK: 0289) since 1994, Minmetals Land Limited (SEHK: 0230) since 1997, Sinopec Kantons Holdings Limited (SEHK: 0934) since 1998, Guangnan (Holdings) Limited (SEHK: 1203) since 1999, Tong Ren Tang Technologies Co. Ltd. (SEHK: 1666) since 2000, Sa Sa International Holdings Limited (SEHK: 0178) since 2004, Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited (SEHK: 2689) since 2006 and Titan Petrochemicals Group Limited (SEHK: 1192) between 2004 and 2012.
Mr. Wong Man Cheung
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Mr. Wong Man Cheung is the Group’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. Mr Wong has over 20 years of work experience mainly in accounting, auditing, corporate finance, treasury, business and financial controlling, financial advisory and corporate governance. He was involved in a wide range of business including, but not limited to, property development and investment, construction, engineering, trading, manufacturing, telecommunication, mining, distribution and retailing. He is also an associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and he was a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Before joining our Group, Mr. Wong held various senior positions in Hong Kong listed and non-listed groups. Mr. Wong is responsible for managing the Group’s finance and regulatory compliance.
Mr. Yip Wing Fat, Frederick
Executive Vice President, Head of Casino Operations
Mr. Yip Wing Fat, Frederick, is the Group’s Executive Vice President, Head of Casino Operations. He has over 20 years of work experience in the Macau gaming industry. He joined the Group in 1997. Mr. Yip is a representative of the Macau Tourism Development Committee since 2012 and has been a member of the Hubei Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the PRC since 2009.
Mr. Hans-Peter Betz
General Manager of Harbourview Hotel
Mr. Betz joined our Group in February 2014. He commenced his career in the culinary field where he obtained a German Chef’s Diploma. He later went on to obtain European and German Management Diplomas. During his career, he worked in the United States, Caribbean, Europe, Thailand, China, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. During the period from 2009 to 2014,, he managed and opened five new hotel properties in China and South Korea. Mr. Betz, is responsible for day-to-day operations of Harbourview Hotel.
Mr. Yeung Ka Ming
Mr. Yeung Ka Ming is the General Manager of Legend Palace Hotel. Mr. Yeung joined our Group in February 2016. He has over 30 years of work experience in the hospitality industry throughout Macau, Hong Kong and China. Prior to joining our Group in February 2016, Mr. Yeung worked as general manager of InterContinental Huizhou Resort in China from 2012 to 2016 and general manager of Dragon Lake Princess Hotel in China from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Yeung is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Legend Palace Hotel.