The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries Elects President and Council for 2021

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The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (the Institute) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 15 December 2020.

At the Council meeting following the AGM, the Honorary Officers for 2021 were elected (see list below) with Ms Gillian E Meller FCIS FCS being re-elected as President for the second term. Ms Meller is currently the Legal and European Business Director of MTR Corporation Limited.

Mr Ivan KW Tam FCIS FCS will retire from Council on 31 December 2020 after serving as an ex-officio member for three years. The Institute would like to thank Mr Tam for his contributions.

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries Council 2021:

Honorary Officers:
Ms Gillian E Meller FCIS FCS                            President
Mr David J Simmonds FCIS FCS                      Vice-President (re-elected to Council)
Mr Ernest CH Lee FCIS FCS                             Vice-President
Mr Paul A Stafford FCIS FCS                            Vice-President (newly elected to Council)
Mr Daniel WS Chow FCIS FCS(PE)                  Treasurer

Council Members:
Ms Loretta WM Chan FCIS FCS
Mr Tom SL Chau FCIS FCS (newly elected)
Mr Edmond MK Chiu FCIS FCS(PE)
Ms Wendy WT Ho FCIS FCS(PE)
Ms Stella SM Lo FCIS FCS(PE)
Prof CK Low FCIS FCS
Mrs Natalia KM Seng FCIS FCS(PE)
Mr Bill WM Wang FCIS FCS (newly elected)
Mr Xie Bing FCIS FCS
Ms Wendy WY Yung FCIS FCS

Ex-officio:
Mr David YH Fu FCIS FCS(PE)                           Past President

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) is an independent professional body dedicated to the promotion of its members’ role in the formulation and effective implementation of good governance policies as well as the development of the profession of Chartered Secretary and Chartered Governance Professional in Hong Kong and throughout the mainland of China (the Mainland).

HKICS was first established in 1949 as an association of Hong Kong members of The Chartered Governance Institute (CGI), formerly known as The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) of London. It was a branch of CGI in 1990 before gaining local status in 1994 and has also been CGI’s China Division since 2005.