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Chow, Edward


Edward Chow 
  • Non-Executive Directorships of Listed Companies and Public Bodies
  • Admitted to ICAEW: 1978
  • Elected to Council: 2018
  • Constituency: Chair, Greater China Chapter 


Mr. Edward K.F. Chow, JP, FCA, FCPA, FHKloD, is a fellow and council member of ICAEW and chairman of its Greater China Chapter. He is a past president of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and chaired the HKICPA’s Corporate Governance Committee and Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Committee before elected president.

He has been a Deputy Chairman of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors from 2001 to 2008. Mr Chow is currently a core member of the OECD/World Bank Asian Corporate Governance Roundtable, a Non-executive Director of the Urban Renewal Authority, a member of Council and of the Court of The University of Hong Kong, an Independent Non-executive Director of Wing Lung Bank, Melco International Development Limited, Redco Properties Group Limited and China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited and an advisor of the Business and Professionals Federation of Hong Kong.

He was a Standing Committee member and convener of The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference – Zhejiang Province, a member of the Election Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and an expert advisor of the Accounting Standards Committee of the Ministry of Finance, the People’s Republic of China.

Prior to entering the commercial sector, Mr. Chow spent 11 years working for two major accounting firms, Deloitte Haskins & Sells and Price Waterhouse (as they were known then), respectively in London and Hong Kong. Mr, Chow was appointed a Justice of Peace by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in July 2008. Mr. Chow was also an awardee of the Director of the Year Award 2010 in the non-executive director of listed companies (SEHK – Hang Seng Index Constituents) category, awards by the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.   

Declaration of Interests

Membership of formal bodies or groups

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Directors

Partnerships, Directorships or beneficial interests in companies

  • Member of Council and Court of The University of Hong Kong
  • Non-Executive Director of Urban Renewal Authority
  • Independent Non-Executive Director of :
    • Wing Lung Bank Ltd.
    • Melco International Development Ltd.
    • China Aircraft LeasingGroup Holdings Ltd.
    • Redco Properties Group Ltd.

Professional or social relationships with individuals who have business relationships with ICAEW


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