Mr. Ho King Fung, Eric, aged 45, joined the Company as an executive Director and the Co-Chairman of the Board on 1 November 2016. He was re-designated as the Chairman of the Board and was appointed as the chairman of the nomination committee (the “Nomination Committee”) and investment committee (the “Investment Committee”) of the Board with effect from 24 November 2017. Mr. Ho has ceased to act as the chairman of the nomination committee of the Board and remains as a member of the Nomination Committee with effect from 13 January 2022.
He has extensive experience in investment banking origination, capital markets and legal practice. He was an analyst at JP Morgan in 2000. He is a solicitor of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He worked at Linklaters between 2003 and 2006 and his last position with Linklaters was associate solicitor. Between 2007 and 2010, he worked at Deutsche Bank AG, Hong Kong Branch and his last position held was vice president and the head of Hong Kong and Macau Origination. He is a committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Beijing, a role which he has held since 2008. He is also the president of the Macau Money Exchangers’ Association. He was awarded the Chinese Economics Elite Award in 2009.
He has served as an independent non-executive director of Nature Home Holding Company Limited, a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”) (stock code: 2083), since May 2011. He was appointed as a non-executive director of EPI (Holdings) Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 689), in April 2013 and was re-designated as a non-executive chairman in July 2013, and he resigned from both positions in October 2016. He also served as a non-executive director of AGTech Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 8279), from May 2013 to August 2016. He is currently the chairman of P&W Money Changer Limited and Jing Yang Company Limited.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (majoring in Finance) and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of New South Wales in Australia.