Mr. Cheng Yuk Wo (鄭毓和), aged 56, was appointed as our independent non-executive Director on 20 October 2017. Mr. Cheng is currently and has been a sole proprietor of Erik Cheng & Co., a certified public accountant practice in Hong Kong since December 1999. From 1989 to April 1992, Mr. Cheng served as a senior internal auditor in the ranking of an assistant treasurer at Swiss Bank Corporation (currently known as UBS AG) in Canada, where he was primarily responsible for financial controlling, audit and compliance matters. From August 1984 to October 1987, Mr. Cheng served as the audit supervisor of Coopers & Lybrand (currently known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) in the United Kingdom, where he was primarily responsible for audit matters.

Mr. Cheng also serves as a director of Chiu Chow Chamber of Commerce; Honorary Director of the Hong Kong Rehabilitation Power; and board member of Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada International – Hong Kong Chapter.

Mr. Cheng is an independent non-executive director of the following companies listed on the Stock Exchange:

Period of Service Name of Company
March 2017 – present Somerley Capital Holdings Limited
December 2016 – present Miricor Enterprises Holdings Limited
November 2015 – present DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited
September 2014 – present Chia Tai Enterprises International Limited
March 2014 – present Liu Chong Hing Investment Limited
November 2010 – present Top Spring International Holdings Limited
June 2008 – present CPMC Holdings Limited
November 2007 – present Goldbond Group Holdings Limited
September 2004 – present Chong Hing Bank Limited
September 2004 – present C.P. Lotus Corporation
July 2004 – present HKC (Holdings) Limited
November 2002 – present CSI Properties Limited

Mr. Cheng received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Kent at Canterbury in the United Kingdom in July 1983 and his Master of Science (Economics) in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom in August 1984. Mr. Cheng was admitted as a Fellow of the Hong Kong Society of Accountants (now known as the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants) in January 1999. Mr. Cheng was admitted as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (now known as the Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario) in November 1990. Mr. Cheng was admitted as a member and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in December 1987 and August 1998, respectively.