Ms. LEUNG Ho Ki, June ( 梁 賀 琪 ), is a co-founder of our Group, the chairman of our Company. During her 30 years with our Group, she has been responsible for the overall management of our private supplementary education services as well as strategic planning and development of our Group. Ms. June Leung performs a leadership role in monitoring and evaluating our business, strategic planning and major decision making for our Group. In particular, she has developed our Group’s overall business model and product portfolio as well as formulated our advertising and marketing strategy. Prior to assuming her role as Chairman, Ms. June Leung held the position of a teacher and a manager of our Group. Ms. June Leung graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a degree in Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in December 1989 and obtained a Doctorate of Business Administration from the European University in May 2011 through distance learning. She was registered as a teacher under the Education Ordinance section 45(1) in February 1999. Ms. June Leung is the spouse of Mr. Tam Wai Lung, chief executive officer of the Company and executive Director and aunt of Mr. Li Man Wai, executive Director.
Ms. June Leung is currently a director of Plan International Hong Kong, which strives for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Ms. June Leung was awarded as an Honorary Fellow of The Professional Validation Centre of Hong Kong Business Sector in 2019. Ms. June Leung was a guest speaker at the Harvard China Education Symposium 2015, held in the USA in May 2015 and was awarded “Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Award 2017”, which was conferred by the Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Association for recognising her outstanding business achievements and entrepreneurship, in November 2017.
Mr. TAM Wai Lung ( 談 惠 龍 ), is the chief executive officer of our Company. Throughout the past 20 years, Mr. Tam has focused on private supplementary tutorial services, executive management and the strategic development of our Group. During his 23 years of service in our Group, he has been responsible for the overall operations, finances and administration of our education services as well as strategic planning and development of our Group. Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Tam was employed by Wardley Thomson Limited and Wardley Financial Services Limited, where he worked as trading assistant, dealer, assistant vice president and vice president, between April 1987 and August 1996. Mr. Tam is the spouse of Ms. Leung Ho Ki, June, Chairman and executive Director and uncle of Mr. Li Man Wai, executive Director.
Mr. CHAN Tsz Ying, Wister ( 陳 子 瑛 ), is the head principal of day school for our Group. Mr. Chan has been a teacher for over 30 years and is focused primarily on secondary day school education services. During his 29 years with our Group, he has been responsible for the establishment and management of our private secondary day school operations. Prior to his role as head principal of our private secondary day school, Mr. Chan held the position of a teacher at Wellwisher Foundation Primary School from 1986 to 1987 and at A.D. & F.D. of Pok Oi Hospital Mrs. Cheng Yam On Primary School from 1987 to 1990. Mr. Chan was awarded a Teachers Certificate from the Northcote College of Education (now known as The Education University of Hong Kong) in July 1986 and graduated from University of Wolverhampton, the United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Education in June 1997. Mr. Chan was registered as a teacher under the Education Ordinance section 45(1) in November 1986.
Mr. LI Man Wai ( 李 文 偉 ), is our deputy chief executive officer. He has, since the establishment of our Group, acquired experience in the education business, focusing on operation, administration and marketing of tutorial services and secondary school education services. Mr. Li joined our Group in 1989 and was appointed as deputy chief executive officer of our Group in 2000. During his 30 years with our Group, he has been responsible for the marketing of our Group’s education services, as well as tutorial and course management and leasing arrangements. Mr. Li was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in April 2008 from Bulacan State University, the Philippines. He has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Management since February 2011 and the Chartered Institute of Marketing since October 2013. Mr. Li is a nephew of Mr. Tam Wai Lung, Chief Executive Officer and executive Director, and Ms. Leung Ho Ki, June, Chairman and executive Director.
Dr. SHEN Simon (沈旭暉), is a non-executive Director of our Group. Dr. Shen is also a director of Glocal Development Group Limited, Glocal Research and Development Company Limited and Glocal Education Services Limited. Dr. Shen obtained a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History and a degree of Master of Arts in Political Science from Yale University in the United States both in December 2000 and a degree of Doctor of Philosophy from University of Oxford in the United Kingdom in September 2006. From August 2009 to June 2012, Dr. Shen served as the associate professor of the Department of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Hong Kong Institute of Education (now known as The Education University of Hong Kong). He served as the associate professor of Faculty of Social Science of The Chinese University of Hong Kong from July 2012 to July 2018. He was appointed the designated dean of Yew Wah Global Institute of Lifestyle Management since July 2018, whereas continue serving as an adjunct associate professor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Dr. Shen is the founder and chairman of the GLOs (Glocal Living Office) Group with various branches of businesses relating to global affairs and he is currently the director of Global Development of B&P Group. He used to be an appointed member of various public committees of Hong Kong government, e.g. the Quality Education Fund Steering Committee of Education Bureau, the Programme Advisory Panel of Radio Television Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Committee for Pacific Economic Corporation of Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and the History Museum Consultation Committee. He is the Lead Writer (Global) of The Hong Kong Economic Journal, consultant of the Bloomberg Business Magazine and The New York Times, and also members of various editorial boards of journals and newspapers.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Mr. KWAN Chi Hong ( 關 志 康 ) is an independent non-executive Director of our Group. Mr. Kwan has over 10 years of managerial experience in the public sector, from February 1995 to December 2007, including working as an executive officer in various government departments including Registration and Electoral Office, Urban Services Department, Home Affairs Department, Hong Kong Police Force and Chief Secretary for Administration’s Office Government Secretariat. Mr. Kwan was a part-time teacher of certain bachelor/diploma courses in Chinese Medicine conducted by HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education from 2013 to 2016. Mr. Kwan was awarded the Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 from the Hong Kong Business Awards hosted by DHL Express and South China Morning Post and the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 China – Emerging Entrepreneur hosted by EY.
Mr. Kwan obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Economics from The University of Hong Kong in January 1995 and December 2005 respectively. Mr. Kwan has completed a programme in Executive MBA and obtained a master’s degree in Business Administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in December 2007. Mr. Kwan is currently an independent non-executive director of China Brilliant Global Limited (stock code: 8026) and Stream Ideas Group Limited (stock code: 8401), whose shares are listed on the GEM of the Stock Exchange; and he served as an executive director of Bamboos Health Care Holdings Limited (stock code: 2293) until January 2019, while its shares are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.
Mr. LI Kai Sing ( 李 啟 承) is an independent non-executive Director of our Group. He is currently an executive director of Focus Films Limited and has working experience in various fields including accounting, film and entertainment business. From July 1985 to January 1989, he worked at Coopers & Lybrand, an accounting firm, with the last position held as a Supervisor II. From January 1989 to June 1992, he then worked at Management Investment & Technology Company Limited with the last position held as a senior accounting manager where he was responsible for planning and managing the daily accounting and financial operation of the company. From July 1992 to December 1993, he was the vice-president, finance of Leading Spirit (Holdings) Company Limited. From August 2000 to September 2003, he was the chief financial officer of Team Work Corporation Limited and was responsible for developing and implementing the strategic plans and monitoring the internal control system of the company.
Mr. Li is currently an independent non-executive director of In Technical Productions Holdings Limited (stock code: 8446), whose shares are listed on the GEM of the Stock Exchange. He was the financial controller of China Star Entertainment Limited (stock code: 326), whose shares are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, between June 1999 and July 2000.
Mr. Li Kai Sing has been a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1988, an associate of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in 1988 and a member of the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong since 2004. Mr. Li Kai Sing graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1985 with a bachelor degree of social science and from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with an executive master degree of business administration in 2007.
Professor WONG Roderick Sue Cheun ( 王 世 全 ) is an independent non-executive Director of our Group. Professor Wong obtained a degree of Bachelor of Arts from San Diego State College (now known as San Diego State University) in the United States in November 1965 and a degree of Doctor of Philosophy in mathematics from the University of Alberta in Canada in November 1969. Professor Wong is currently a special advisor to the president of Southern University of Science and Technology of China (南方科技大學) (formerly known as South University of Science and Technology of China) in the People’s Republic of China. Professor Wong was also the Chair Professor of Mathematics at City University of Hong Kong before his retirement in 2019. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and Chevalier dans l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur of France, and a member of the European Academy of Sciences.
Professor Wong is currently an independent non-executive director of Sam Woo Construction Group Limited (stock code: 3822) and G&M Holdings Limited (stock code: 6038) whose shares are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.