Calvin Choi is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of AMTD Group. He is also the Non-Executive Director of Bank of Qingdao (3866.HK), one of the largest banks in Shandong province, China and a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, a member of the Board of Directors of Dianrong, China's premier online marketplace, as well as Board Director and Senior Vice President of Great Bay Area Investment Group, the largest non-state-owned investment company in the China Greater Bay Area. As a seasoned investment banker, Calvin has extensive experience in the international capital markets for approximately 20 years. Prior to joining AMTD, he was a Managing Director of the investment bank division of UBS AG, and a member of the Global Family Office Committee, UBS AG Hong Kong Branch. He was also the China Chief Specialist and head of the China Strategic Alliance unit of Citi Corporate and Investment Bank.
Calvin has led numerous large-scale and reputable capital markets deals in the equity and debt markets, as well as cross-border M&A and financing transactions. In 2016, Calvin was selected by the "Institutional Investor" magazine as one of the "Fintech Finance 35". In March 2017, Calvin was named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, the only Hong Kong based financial sector leader who has received this accolade. Calvin is also active in community services, he formally served as the Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Youth Association since February 2014 and is currently the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Federation of Professions since February 2017.
Mr. Marcellus Wong is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Group and a Group Managing Director. Mr. Wong joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in February 1990 and lastly served as a partner and compliance leader in the China and Hong Kong office as well as the risk and quality leader for the tax practice in the Asia-Pacific region prior to his retirement in June 2012. He has been consistently named as one of the World’s Leading Tax Advisers in Hong Kong and the PRC by Euromoney between 1999 and 2012. Mr. Wong is the Chairman of Advisory Board of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and was previously the President from 1996 to 1999. He is the Honorary Adviser - Greater China of CPA Australia and was previously the President of CPA Australia – Hong Kong China Division for the year 2004/2005. He has been nominated as a member of the Joint Liaison Committee on Taxation which advises Hong Kong Government on tax issues since November 2001.
Mr. Gao Yu is a Director of the Group. Mr. Gao is a Managing Director of the private equity division and Co-Head of China Investment Operations for Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia, focusing on private equity investment transactions in the PRC. Mr. Gao has been a non-executive Director of Sparkle Roll Group Limited (stock code: 970) since September 2010. From July 2007 to May 2013, he was a non-executive Director of China Dongxiang (Group) Co., Ltd. (stock code: 3818) and has been re-designated as an independent non-executive Director since May 2013. From August 2006 to August 2014, he was a non-executive Director of Belle International Holdings Limited (stock code: 1880) and has been re-designated as an independent non-executive director since August 2014. All the aforementioned companies are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Gao is a Director of Shandong Buchang Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, stock code: 603858) and had been a director of Tongkun Group Co., Ltd. (a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, stock code: 601233) from April 2011 to March 2015.Mr. Gao obtained his dual Bachelor’s degrees in Engineering and Economics from Tsinghua University and his Master’s degree in Engineering-Economic Systems and Operations Research from Stanford University in the United States.