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Mr. Lester Garson Huang (黃嘉純), aged 57, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 20 October 2017.

Mr. Huang is currently a practicing solicitor at P.C. Woo & Co., a law firm. He oversees the probate and trust administration practice. He was appointed as a co-chairman of P.C. Woo & Co. in January 2016.

Mr. Huang is an independent non-executive director of the following listed company:

Period of Service Name of company
November 2013 - present Lam Soon (Hong Kong) Limited, listed on the Stock Exchange

In July 2002, Mr. Huang was appointed by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government as a Justice of the Peace. Mr. Huang serves as a member of the Hospital Authority from December 2012 and a non-executive director of the SFC from November 2015. He was the president of the Law Society of Hong Kong from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Huang is also a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors from January 2000.

Mr. Huang received his Bachelor of Laws and his Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from the University of Hong Kong in September 1979 and November 1982 respectively and his Master of Education from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in December 2006. Mr. Huang was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in March 1985, a solicitor in England and Wales in November 1990, a solicitor and barrister in Australia in February 1991, an advocate and solicitor in Singapore in February 1995, a Notary Public in Hong Kong in May 1997, a China-Appointed Attesting Officer in January 2003 and a Civil Celebrant of Marriages in May 2006.