Carmelo LEE Ka Sze, aged 57, has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since July 2013. He is the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Board. He is a partner of Messrs. Woo Kwan Lee & Lo, Solicitors & Notaries. Mr LEE is a member of the SFC (HKEC Listing) Committee. Mr LEE was appointed as a convenor and member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel of the Financial Reporting Council of Hong Kong in July 2016. He is a member of the Campaign Committee and a Co-Chairman of the Corporate Challenge Half Marathon of The Community Chest of Hong Kong. He served as the chairman of the Listing Committee of the Stock Exchange from 2012 to 2015 after serving as deputy chairman and member of the Listing Committee of the Stock Exchange from 2009 to 2012 and from 2000 to 2003 respectively. He also served as a member of the Disciplinary Panels of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants from 2009 until 1 February 2017.
Mr LEE obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from The University of Hong Kong and qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales, Singapore and Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
Mr LEE is a non-executive director of Hopewell Holdings Limited, CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Limited, Yugang International Limited, Safety Godown Company Limited and Termbray Industries International (Holdings) Limited and an independent non-executive director of KWG Property Holding Limited and China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd., all these companies are listed on the Stock Exchange. He was a non-executive director of Y.T. Realty Group Limited from September 2004 to February 2016 and an independent non-executive director of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. from June 2009 to June 2015.