Mr Chew Fook Aun
Mr Chew Fook Aun
Mr Chew Fook Aun is the Deputy Chairman of the Lai Sun Group of companies which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He has over 30 years of experience in accounting, auditing and finance in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. He graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science of the University of London with a Bachelor of Science (Economics) Degree. He is a certified public accountant, a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and The Hong Kong Institute of Directors (HKIoD).
Prior to joining Lai Sun Group, Mr. Chew was an executive director and the group chief financial officer of Esprit Holdings Limited (“Esprit”), an executive director and the chief financial officer of The Link REIT. He was also the chief financial officer of Kerry Properties Limited, a director of corporate finance for Kerry Holdings Limited and an executive director of Kyard Limited in charge of the property portfolio of a private family office.
He was a council member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and its vice president in 2010. Mr. Chew was also a Council member of the Financial Reporting Council (“FRC”), a member of the Independent Audit Oversight Reform Committee and a member of the Investigation and Compliance Committee of the FRC. He was a member of the Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission, the Citizens Advisory Committee on Community Relations of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (“ICAC”), the Corruption Prevention Advisory Committee of the ICAC and the Operations Review Committee of the ICAC. He was also a member of the Standing Committee on Company Law Reform of the Companies Registry.
Mr Chew is presently a member of the Hong Kong Judiciary Barristers Disciplinary Tribunal Panel. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (HKSI) and its current Vice Chairman. He is also a member of the Board of the Directors of The Asian Youth Orchestra and a Council Member of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
He served as the Chairman of the Hong Kong Football Club (HKFC) from November 2008 to November 2012. He is presently a Vice President of HKFC. He also served as a Council member of the Hong Kong Racehorse Owners Association Ltd (HKROA), a Vice President and the President in 2019 and is now an Honorary Adviser.