Mr Cheung is Chairman of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
He is a Non-official member of Hong Kong’s Executive Council. He also serves as Chairman of the Urban Renewal Authority, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Disciplined Services Salaries and Conditions of Service, and Vice Chairman of the Commission on Strategic Development. He is a member of the Honours Committee, the Non-official Justices of the Peace Selection Committee, and the Long Term Housing Strategy Steering Committee. He is currently on a leave of absence from all his public positions.
He is an Independent Non-executive Director of the AIA Group and UC RUSAL, the world's largest producer of aluminum.
From 1987 to 1994, Mr Cheung was with McKinsey and Company in Los Angeles and Hong Kong during which time he advised major financial institutions in the United States and Asia, and was seconded for over a year to the Hong Kong Government's Central Policy Unit as a full-time member.
Mr Cheung received a Bachelor of Science degree with first-class honours in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Sussex and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Ms Lili Wang is a Deputy Chairman of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
She was appointed Executive Director of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited in April 2010. Previously, she was Vice Chairman and a Director of the bank from December 2002 to March 2010. Ms Wang is the Senior Executive Vice President of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited, primarily responsible for matters relating to assets and liabilities management, international business, financial market business, asset management business and legal affairs.
Ms Wang graduated from Nankai University and received an MBA Degree in International Finance from the University of Birmingham in the UK. Ms Wang has over 34 years of banking experience and was awarded a Certificate of Competence for Professor in the banking field. She is also the Chairlady of the Board of Directors of ICBC (London) Limited.
Captain Wei Jiafu is a Deputy Chairman of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
He has a master's degree from Dalian Maritime University and a doctoral degree from Tianjin University. He has been a managing director in a number of COSCO subsidiaries both at home and abroad, including listed companies. In November 1998, Captain Wei became President and CEO of COSCO Group, and since November 2002, he has been a member of CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. Since March 2005, Captain Wei has served as Chairman of COSCO.
As a ship's master, he has accumulated rich experiences in international shipping and listed company management and operation. Captain Wei's other major titles at home and abroad include: Chairman of China Shipowners' Association, Chairman of China Association of Trade in Services, Chairman of China Shipowners Mutual Assurance Association, Vice Chairman of China Merchants Bank, Member of National MBA Education Steering Committee, Executive Director of the China International Economic Exchange Center, Asia-Pacific Advisor of Harvard Business School, and Panama Canal Advisor.
Captain Wei was awarded Hong Kong Institute of Directors’ Director of the Year Award, Hong Kong Management Association Membership, US House of Representatives People's Ambassador, American Connecticut Maritime Association Commodore Award, Belgian King Leopold II Decoration, UK's Seatrade Person of the Year Award, and CCTV People of the Year of China's Economy.
Dr Yang Mengxin is a Deputy Chairman of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
He is a renowned artist, entrepreneur and economist in China.
On 22 January 2005, Dr Yang was unanimously elected Second Session President at the 2nd National Annual Meeting of the Research Association of Chinese Peasant Calligraphy and Painting. He is Vice President of the 2nd National Council of the China Association for Scientific Expeditions.
Previously, he was Chairman of the Board of Zhong Min New Energy Limited, Chairman of investment firm Zhong Kun Lin Yuan Group, and Chinese Arts Consultant at Cardiff University in the UK. In 2005 to 2006, he was Director of the Arts Academy of the Institute of the China Institute of Defense Science and Technology.
Mr Sudip Bandyopadhyay is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
Presently, he is Managing Director and CEO of Destimoney Securities, a full service financial organization in India promoted by New Silk Route – an Asia-focused, growth capital private equity firm with over $1.5 billion under management.
With over 23 years of experience in the financial sector, Mr Bandyopadhyay was earlier the Managing Director and CEO of Reliance Money, the retail financial services arm of India's Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. During his career at Reliance, he played a pivotal role in the acquisition of AMP Sanmar that launched the group's foray in the life insurance segment.
He also served as Director of Wall Street Finance Ltd from 2008 until 2010, and was also formerly a Director at India's National Multi-Commodity Exchange.
A chartered accountant by profession, Mr Bandyopadhyay started his career as a Management Trainee with Unilever's India affiliate, Hindustan Lever Ltd, and has worked across multiple assignments in the areas of capital market, money market and currency market operations.
Mr Barkshire is an Executive Director and Co-President of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
He oversees the Exchange’s international business development, operations and technology, product development, and strategy.
Mr Barkshire joined the Exchange as Senior Advisor in 2009 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in November 2011. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector. He was formerly Director of Corporate Strategy and a member of the Chief Executive’s Committee at the London Stock Exchange, and has held key positions at LCH.Clearnet, European Repo Exchange (ERX), London International Financial Futures Exchange (Liffe), Euro Brokers, and Tradepoint Investment Exchange (now part of SIX Swiss Exchange). He began his career at SG Warburg (now part of UBS AG).
Mr Barkshire is a member of the Treasury Markets Association’s Market Practices Committee, as well as the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce’s Financial Services and Treasury Committee. He holds a degree in economics and business economics from Southampton University.
Professor Fan Gang is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
He is Director of the National Institute of Economic Research, and Chairman of the China Reform Foundation (NERI-China) in Beijing, President of the China Development Center (Shenzhen), Professor of Economics at Peking University HSBC Business School and the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He is a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People's Bank of China.
Professor Fan has made prominent achievements in the field of Macroeconomics and Economics of Transition. Notably, he was awarded “Sun Ye-Fang Award for Outstanding Economic Study" in 1991 and 2005, and National Outstanding Scholar by the State Council in 1992. He is Guest Professor of a number of universities and graduate schools. He has consulted for various departments of the Chinese Central government, provincial governments and international organisations.
Professor Fan holds a PhD in Economics at the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). He received Docteur Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate) from University of Auvergne, France, in 2004, and has been listed as one of “World's Top 100 Public Intellectuals” jointly by Foreign Policy (USA) and Prospect (UK) magazines, in 2005 and 2008 respectively.
Mr Peter Mok Fung is a Non-executive Director of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
He is Founder and Chairman of Rainbow Group, a Hong Kong-based enterprise actively engaged in shipping, investment, real estate and commercial developments in mainland China. Mr Mok, who possesses extensive experience in the shipping industry and other businesses on the mainland, oversees the Group’s overall strategy and business development.
Mr Mok holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Ship Design & Engineering, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2000.
Mr Artem Volynets is a Non-executive Director of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
Mr Volynets is CEO of En+ Group, responsible for operational management and implementation of strategies aimed at turning the group into a global leader in the mining, metallurgy, energy and strategy-related industries in Russia and abroad. He also sits on En+ Group's Board of Directors.
Up until he joined En+ Group, Mr Volynets worked for three years at UC RUSAL as Director of Corporate Strategy and Business Development. He headed up the company's IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, as well as several major acquisitions including a 25% stake in Norilsk Nickel.
From 2009 to 2010, he served as the Head of the International Aluminum Institute – an organisation uniting over 80% of the world's aluminium producers.
Mr Volynets has also held senior management positions at SUAL, representing the company during its merger talks with RUSAL and Glencore. Between 1997 and 2003, he worked in the UK in the international consulting company Monitor Group, where he realised more than 25 major strategic projects and mergers for leading global companies.
Mr Volynets graduated from the Moscow State University, specialising in geography. He continued his education in the US with a bachelor's degree in economics from American University in Washington DC and an MBA from Georgetown University. He also studied at INSEAD, the European Institute of Business Administration.
Ms Wang is an Executive Director and Co-President of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
She oversees all aspects of business development and strategic growth in Greater China.
A veteran in China commodities trading, Ms Wang joined HKMEx in 2008 as Managing Director, Greater China. Previously she was with Amalgamated Metal Trading Limited (AMT), where she was Chief Representative in Beijing and Shanghai, overseeing market development, client risk control management, and government relations in the Greater China region. Before that, she was Chief Representative of Preussag AG's Beijing office.
Ms Wang holds a master's degree in operational research from Shandong University and a bachelor's degree in industrial management from Xidian University.
Professor Wong is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
He is Professor of Economics at the University of Hong Kong. He was Founding Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics. He is a leading figure in advancing economic research on policy issues in Hong Kong through his work as founding Director of the Hong Kong Centre for Economic Research and the Hong Kong Institute of Economics and Business Strategy.
His main research interest is in the applications of economic analysis to public policy. He had served on numerous public bodies including the Hong Kong SAR Government's Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, University Grants Committee, Land and Building Advisory Committee, Economic and Employment Council, the Commission on Strategic Development - Committee on Economic Development and Economic Cooperation with the Mainland, Hospital Authority, and Housing Authority.
He was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star in 1999 by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for his contributions in education, housing, industry and technology development and was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 2000.