GENERAL COMMITTEE

Chair Mark Greenberg Jardine Matheson Limited Mark

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Mark Greenberg was appointed Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited in 2008, having first joined Jardine Matheson Limited in 2006 as Group Strategy Director. Based in Hong Kong, Mr Greenberg is responsible for the Group’s corporate finance, including acquisitions and disposals, and major investment initiatives. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Greenberg had worked with Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in London for 16 years, where his last positions were Head of UK and a member of the Management Committee for Global Corporate Finance and Origination. Mr Greenberg has extensive experience in the area of mergers & acquisitions and in equity and debt capital market transactions. He had worked with a wide range of clients both as regards industry sector and geographic spread. Mr Greenberg graduated from Hertford College, Oxford University with a Master of Arts degree in Modern History.

Vice-Chair Anne Kerr Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Limited

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Dr Anne Kerr, Director for Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Limited, has over 25 years experience in water engineering and environmental assessment and management. Anne is a key member of the firm's successful water and environment division in Hong Kong and one of the most experienced environment and sustainable development professionals in the SAR. Anne participated in and contributed to the development of the Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment processes in Hong Kong, and has developed the associated legislation and assessment criteria now embedded in the EIA Ordinance. Anne works on diverse range of projects including Lenders Technical Advisory roles for airport, port and maritime projects, hotel, recreational and luxury development projects, developments leading to carbon neutrality for towns, transport strategies or mixed use developments, and for the energy and power section.

Vice-Chair Peter Burnett Standard Chartered Bank

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Peter is responsible for Standard Chartered’s Greater China and North East Asian Corporate Finance business covering Greater China, Korea and Japan. This includes Project and Export Finance, Structured Trade Finance, Leverage Finance, Leasing and Asset Secured Finance, Principal Finance, Equity Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions advisory (M&A). He joined in April 2013 from UBS where he had spent a career of some 24 years, including, Head of Asian Equity Capital Markets, Head of Asian Investment Banking, Chief Executive of UBS Middle East and most recently Chairman of Global Capital Markets, Asia. Peter first came to Asia in 1994 to work on a large financing in Indonesia. He settled in Hong Kong in 1996 where, apart from three and a half years in the Middle East, he has lived ever since. He has a long association with the region and has worked with a large number of Hong Kong and Hong Kong based corporate and Government entities. He is a graduate of Oxford University and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Peter, who was born in India, is married with three daughters.

BritCham Representative Andrew Seaton The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

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Andrew is the Executive Director of the Chamber and is responsible for the Chamber’s overall management, its financial status and staff. Andrew took over as Executive Director in April 2015 and has extensive experience of living and working in Hong Kong and China from his previous career in the UK Foreign Office.

Treasurer Simon Donowho KPMG

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Simon is a partner in KPMG in Hong Kong where provides audit, deal advisory and regulatory advice to clients in the financial services industry. Simon is KPMG’s regional lead for several of KPMG’s global clients and KPMG’s regional lead for the insurance industry. Simon joined KPMG in London in 1988 after a short stint in the family construction business. He moved with KPMG to Bangkok in 2000 and then to Hong Kong in 2002. Simon is a Chartered Accountant (England and Wales) and a CPA (Practicing) in Hong Kong. As honorary treasurer Simon contributes to the Chamber by overseeing all the Chamber’s financial matters. Simon is married with four children at school in Hong Kong.

Director David Dodwell Strategic Access

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Mr. Dodwell is a public policy consultant and former Financial Times journalist who has worked in Hong Kong for the greater part of the past three decades. As such, he has deep roots into the Hong Kong Government, into the Legislative Council, and the media community which can be of help to the British Chamber in its marketing and communications initiatives. He is intensively involved in think-tank work for government agencies and pro bono organisations, and has sat on a number of Government advisory bodies, positioning him well to reflect business views in general, and the views of British business in particular, in a wide range of policy areas. As Executive Director of the HK-APEC Trade Policy Group he also maintains intensive involvement in APEC-wide policy discussion on trade and investment liberalisation and protectionism.

Director David Haigh EY

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David has lived and worked in Hong Kong since 2011 and in Asia since 2008 having previously being based in Singapore. He is married with two children studying in Hong Kong. David is responsible for EY’s consulting practice in Hong Kong as well as being the lead Asia-Pacific partner for one of the firms’ largest global clients. David was responsible for EY’s admission to the Chamber as a Sterling member and is passionate around ensuring that EY contributes positively to the Chamber’s agenda across multiple fronts. He sees strong alignment between EY’s strategy in Hong Kong and Asia - Pacific and the Chambers broader aims to serve its membership.

Director Duncan Abate JSM

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Duncan has been in Hong Kong for nearly 20 years. It is his home. He heads up the Employment and Employee Benefits team at Mayer Brown JSM for Asia. His clients include many of the largest employers in Hong Kong. He is a regular commentator on draft legislation and policies relating to HR matters. Duncan has served on the General Committee as well as the Business Policy Unit of the British Chamber for the last 6 years. Before that he was a member of the Scottish Business Group. With the increasing regulation of the employment environment in Hong Kong Duncan is confident that he can continue to add valuable expertise to the General Committee of the British Chamber.

Director Jason Brockwell Asia Medical Specialists

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Jason Brockwell is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip surgery. He is founder and medical director of asia medical specialists – a private specialist physician group serving Hong Kong, Macau and China. Jason has lived in Hong Kong for over 20 years, and plans to stay for at least as long again. He is married, with 3 children attending Hong Kong schools. With his experience of the local public and private medical systems and regular and ongoing medical practice in Guangzhou, Shanghai & Beijing, he has a broad view of the issues affecting healthcare in Hong Kong and the region.

Director Jeremy Sheldon Jones Lang LaSalle Limited

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Jeremy has nearly 30 years' experience working with clients in the real estate sector across Asia-Pacific, Europe and the US, advising on corporate real estate strategy for local, regional and global firms. Specialties include real estate transactions, corporate capital markets and strategic consulting. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and chairs the Chamber's Real Estate Committee.

Director John Slosar John Swire & Sons

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John Slosar is Chairman of John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited, Swire Pacific Limited, Swire Properties Limited, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, and Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited, as well as Swire Beverages Limited. Mr. Slosar joined the Swire Group in 1980; since then, he has held various management positions in the Group. He was Chief Executive of Cathay Pacific Airways prior to becoming Chairman of the Group. Mr. Slosar is an Independent Non-executive Director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited and a Non-executive Director of Air China Limited. He is also a member of the Economic Development Commission’s Working Group on Transportation, a member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, a council member of the Employers’ Federation of Hong Kong and a council member of the Hong Kong Management Association. Mr. Slosar is a graduate of both Columbia University and Cambridge University.

Director Stephen Kitt Eversheds

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Stephen initially worked in Eversheds in UK, then latterly as Asia Managing partner of Eversheds with a leadership and strategic role across Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore. He has over 25 years of corporate finance expertise in advising a diverse group of clients from entrepreneurs to financial institutions to international corporates.  He specialises in M&A, disposals and private equity.  Stephen has been resident in HK since 2012.

Member Stuart Tait HSBC

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Stuart Tait, Group General Manager and Regional Head of Commercial Banking Asia Pacific for the HSBC Group, responsible for relationships with large corporate, medium and small business clients in Asia-Pacific. Joined HSBC in 1984 and has held various positions in Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Risk and Human Resources. Previous assignments with HSBC have been based in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.

Director Timothy Peirson-Smith Executive Counsel Limited

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Tim founded Executive Counsel Limited in 2003. Trained as a scientist, in the 1970s and 1980s, it has been said that Tim was on the first wave of environmental consultancy in the United Kingdom, specialising in public consultation for mega projects. Always prescient, Tim arrived in Hong Kong in 1990 to announce the dawn of green awareness in Asia and advise Government on environment and public engagement and consultation. He then joined ERM to establish the environmental consequence of most of the decade's major infrastructure projects, including the new international airport, railways and port developments, and Hong Kong Disneyland.

Director William Lau B.S.C. Group Limited

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William Lau is the Chairman and Managing Director of the B.S.C. Group of Companies. B.S.C. is a global supplier of building products including kitchen and bath, also an interior fitting out contractor. He has been past Chairman of Howden Asia (Howden is a London listed company) and past Chairman of Hochtief Asia (Hochtief is listed on Xetra Germany). He is at present Chairman of Manhattan Shower UK, Manhattan Bath Hong Kong and non-executive Director of Sands China Ltd. (HK listed). William has more than 40 years of Hong Kong and China experience.

Member Adam O'Conor Ogilvy & Mather Group

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Adam O’Conor is the CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Hong Kong, the group’s Asia Pacific headquarters. In this role, he is responsible for building best-practice operations and managing the reputation of the agency. With a hands-on approach, Adam oversees eight business disciplines and directs all new business and client activities, as well as managing 500 staff who look after the brands of more than 100 clients. Under Adam’s leadership, Ogilvy Hong Kong enjoys a strong reputation as the leading agency group in the region. In 2014, the company was named Marketing Magazine’s ‘Overall Agency of the Year’ for the eighth consecutive year. Adam has 20 years’ industry experience, spanning Europe, Australia and Asia Pacific. He launched his career at Ogilvy London in 1994 as a graduate trainee and has remained with the parent company in multiple roles across the world.

Member Chris Rawlings British Council

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Chris Rawlings is Director of the British Council in Hong Kong. He joined the British Council in 1992 and has worked in a range of posts and locations. As well as working in East Africa and Southeast Asia, he was posted to India (1998-2000) before working as Strategic Adviser to the British Council’s Director-General (2000-03). He has also worked as Director of the British Council’s operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina (2003-2007); in Mexico (2007-2012); and in Colombia (2012-2016), with line management responsibility for Cuba, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela and Peru. In summer 2016 he took up his new role in Hong Kong, working with Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan.

Member Dominic Jephcott Vendigital

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Dominic is CEO and founder of Vendigital, a global supply chain consulting and procurement software company. He founded Vendigital in 2001 after many years of business management within large, global 500 corporations. Dominic is a chartered engineer and holds a masters’ degree in engineering from Cambridge University. He is a chartered member of TiE, and as an active business angel and mentor of start-ups and sits on the British Chamber’s Angel Investment Committee as well as chairman of the Chamber’s Strategic Supply Chain Forum.

Member Helen Cochrane Meinhardt Infrastructure and Environment Ltd

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Helen Cochrane, Director, Meinhardt Infrastructure and Environment Ltd, manages Meinhardt’s environmental and sustainability services. Helen has over 28 years of experience in all aspects of environmental assessment, management, monitoring, audit, sustainability and green building assessments and has over 22 years of experience in Hong Kong. Helen has notable expertise in directing complex multi-disciplinary environmental assessments of large infrastructure projects for both public and private clients and guiding projects through the Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance process and is an active and prominent figure in the environmental services industry in Hong Kong.

Member Jim Taylor CLP Holdings Ltd

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Jim has been with China Light & Power in Hong Kong for 15 years, after moving from Melbourne, Australia. Jim is Director – Strategic Development Project at CLP Power Hong Kong, where he is responsible for supporting the company's future long term strategic development and regulatory regime. Jim has extensive senior management experience of electricity, gas and environmental issues with leading companies in both regulated and deregulated energy markets in the UK and Australia. Prior to his current role in CLP, Jim has been responsible for the company's long term strategic planning and the interface with the Hong Kong Government for the operation of the Scheme of Control, with earlier appointments covering CLP’s largest customers, energy efficiency & conservation and tariff design.

Member Jo Hawley British Consulate-General

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Jo has been Director for Trade & Investment since March 2014. She has done a variety of roles for the British government ranging from Private Secretary to a Minister to running large government procurements. From 2002-2006, Jo worked in the UK’s representation to the European Union in Brussels negotiating on social policy. She also worked in Government Office for London and a London Council integrating local authority, police and health services. Before leaving London to come to Hong Kong, Jo worked for 2 years in the Cabinet Office on Civil Service Reform. In her spare time, Jo is learning Mandarin and enjoys running (very slowly) and hiking.

 
Member John Bruce Hill & Associates

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Hill & Associates is a leading, Hong Kong headquartered, Asian based risk consultancy. John has headed up the gaming portfolio at Hill & Associates since 2003 and has significant experience in assisting both operators and investors in understanding the convoluted nature of the Asian gaming business and the individuals and corporations involved in it.

Member Jonathan Hughes Prudential Hong Kong Limited

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Jonathan has lived and worked in Hong Kong for the past 3 years having previously being based in different organization's throughout Europe, Asia and Australia. He is an actuary by training and has worked in various risk and finance roles within the insurance industry over the past Twenty Five years whilst his current role is a Chief Risk Officer position in the Hong Kong insurance field.

Member Les Hales CIO Connect

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Les is the Managing Director of the Hong Kong office of CIO Connect, a London based firm that provides advisory and leadership development services to Chief Information Officers. He is also the current President of the Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society. Les has over 30 years experience in IT leadership roles including IT research with Gartner in the Executive Program practice, Asia Pacific IT Director at DHL and Director of Customer Services at Unisys. Based in Hong Kong since 1984, Les is a regular contributor to IT and executive leadership media.

Member Mark Loasby Connect Communication Ltd

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Mark has spent most of his career in differing forms of education. Currently the Managing Director and founding Partner of Connect Communication, he has spent the last 19 years facilitating workshops and seminars here in Hong Kong and throughout Asia Pacific. Whilst most of his training has been with large financial, legal, and corporate organisations, he has also run numerous programmes for the Hong Kong Government and various educational establishments. This includes the Hong Kong University, The HKUST, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The ESF, and The Chinese International School. Prior to his present position, Mark was a teacher. Starting off in an Inner London Comprehensive School (many years ago!), he went on to work in a special needs school in Zimbabwe, a state school in New Zealand, and finally was the Principal of a small private school in Hong Kong. Mark has been living in Hong Kong for 29 years. A graduate from Queens University, Belfast, he holds a Masters degree in Educational Management. He is married with 4 children. Three of them went through the ESF, from Primary 1 to Secondary 13, before going on to universities in England, Australia, and the USA. His fourth child is currently enjoying life at Bradbury.

Member Mark Millar

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Mark Millar leverages 25 years global business experience to provide value for clients with informed and independent perspectives on their supply chain strategies in Asia. His series of ‘Asia Supply Chain Insights’ corporate briefings, consultations and seminars help companies navigate the complex landscapes in China and ASEAN, improve the efficiency of their supply chain ecosystems and make better informed business decisions. Acknowledged as an engaging and energetic presenter, clients have engaged Mark as Speaker, Moderator, MC or Conference Chairman at over 300 events in more than 20 countries. A Visiting Lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Mark has been recognised in the “Who's Who of Power Players in China Supply Chain", the “Pro’s-to-Know Thought Leaders in Supply Chain” and as “One of the most Progressive People in World Logistics”.

Member Nicholas Loup Dymon Asia Real Estate

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Nicholas Loup is Chief Executive Officer of Dymon Asia Real Estate. Dymon Asia is a fast growing alternative investment manager with in excess of US$5B under management. Dymon Asia Real Estate aims to create a series of managed vehicles matching opportunities with clients both in and outbound from Asia. Nick is a General Committee member of the British Chamber of Commerce and a director of the Spinal Cord Injury Fund. He is also Chairman of the Asian Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles Limited (ANREV), of which he is a founder member; Vice Chairman of the Council of China's Foreign Trade; and non-executive director of the Chelsfield Group. In 2014 he became President of the MIPIM Asia Awards Jury. Nick was Chief Executive of Grosvenor Asia Pacific and a member of the Group Executive Committee and Group Board. He established operations in Asia Pacific in 1994 in Hong Kong; the company now has further offices in Tokyo and Shanghai. Previously, Nick has been a director of Asia Standard International and a non-executive director at Bridge Capital Delhi and PCD a department store business in China. He has also been a member of the World Economic Forum's Fiscal Sustainability Global Agenda Council (GAC) and on the Asia Acquisition Committee of the Tate. Prior to arriving in Asia, Nick was a director of Trafalgar House Developments, with responsibility for developments in London's West End.

Member Nigel White Gammon Construction Ltd

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Nigel became a member of the Company in 2004 when Balfour Beatty's Hong Kong operations merged with Gammon's. In 2011, he was appointed Executive Director with responsibility for the commercial function of the Gammon Group.

Member Paul Redmayne-Mourad David Morris

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Paul is the Asia-Pacific head of the London high-jeweller David Morris. After graduating from King’s College London, he began working at Cartier and has since held senior positions in a number of top international jewellery houses in London, Paris and now Hong Kong in a career that has spanned over 17 years. Highly experienced with UHNWIs, his expertise lies in sales, marketing, branding and business development. Paul is the Chairman of the Luxury and Retail Committee.

Member Phil Aldridge Functioneight

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Phil Aldridge is the Chair of the SME Committee and is COO of FunctionEight Ltd. Headquartered in Hong Kong and with regional offices in Singapore and New Zealand, FunctionEight provides IT Managed Services and private cloud computing solutions to SME's and Regional Offices of MNC's across the APAC region. As COO Phil heads up the product, marketing and sales functions, as well as providing technical oversight. Phil has been in Hong Kong since 1991 and having worked in various firms in positions of Regional IT manager or similar he joined FunctionEight in 2006.

Member Richard Winter Quam Limited

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Richard Winter, Deputy Chairman of Quam Limited, a Main Board listed financial services group, and Chief Executive Officer of Quam Capital, the corporate finance business of the group. He has over 25 years of extensive experience in the industry and is a member of the Securities and Futures Commission Advisory Committee, Takeovers and Mergers Panel and Takeovers Appeal Committee and was member of the Stock Exchange Listing Committee member from 2007 to 2013. Richard is Chairman of M&A International Inc., the world's leading alliance of independently owned merger and acquisition specialists and investment banking firms. [He is Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce Financial Markets Committee.

Member Sheila Dickinson The Fry Group

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Sheila is a Senior Financial Planner with The Fry Group Hong Kong Limited and has worked in financial services for more than 30 years. Prior to moving to Hong Kong Sheila worked in the UK for a number of large insurance/investment companies both in an advisory and a managerial capacity. She specialized in providing taxation and estate planning advice and managed both private client and corporate client investment portfolios. Sheila holds the Advanced Pensions and the Advanced Taxation & Trust Specialist certificates. Sheila has worked in Hong Kong since 2006, and was Hong Kong’s Best Financial Planner of the Year 2008 at the prestigious IFPHK/SCMP Financial Planner Awards. The Awards are co-organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Financial Planners and the South China Morning Post. Winning this accolade attests not only to Sheila’s dedication and discipline when it comes to taking care of her clients but also to her ability and professionalism.

Member Tim Summers XTEChina Consulting Ltd

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Tim has lived and worked in Hong Kong for the last seven years, and was here earlier from 1996 to 2001. He also spent over three years working in mainland China as British Consul-General, Chongqing. Tim now runs his own "micro enterprise", a consultancy specialising in research and advisory work on China, with a particular focus on macro and policy issues. He also engages in research for Chatham House and teaches part time at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Tim has been actively engaged in the Chamber since his return to Hong Kong in 2007, and currently Chairs the Chamber's China Committee. Tim speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.

Member Simon Phipps KPMG

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Simon Phipps has over 25 years’ experience within the insurance industry, and transferred to Hong Kong as CEO for one of the world’s largest insurance groups in 2006, before moving into strategy consulting in 2010. Having designed and implemented Hong Kong’s first ‘environmentally friendly junk’ in collaboration with students at HK University, as well as instigating numerous initiatives with NGOs across the HK SAR, Simon was invited to join BritCham’s Environment & Energy Committee in 2009. Whilst continuing to be a member of the EEC, Simon founded BritCham’s CSR Steering Group in 2012, which he also chairs.

Member Kate Kelly K2PR

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Kate Kelly founded K2PR Limited in 2006 to focus on providing first hand advice to a small number of clients at Chairman and CEO level, drawing on over three decades of experience in Hong Kong with international PR agencies as well as senior in-house positions with companies such as The Honking and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (Peninsula Hotels). She has advised C-suite executives in multinational companies and local conglomerates in sectors as diverse as aviation, airlines, automobile, construction, culture, design, education, finance, hospitality, luxury retail, news, property, technology, tourism and trading. She chaired the Chamber’s SME Committee from 2000-1013, and is a founding and still serving member of the Scottish Business Group.

 
Member Sean Tuckfield PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Member Susheela Rivers DLA Piper

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Based and qualified in Hong Kong and the UK, Susheela is head of the Real Estate group and the Hospitality and Leisure group in Asia Pacific. With nearly 20 years' experience specialising in real estate investments and developments, hotel, retail, offices and mixed use sectors, Susheela has advised on landmark developments throughout Asia (including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, India and Indonesia) and the UK.