Mr. Jeffrey Kin-fung Lam, GBS, JP, has been an independent non-executive Director of the Company since 16 September 2009. Mr. Lam was appointed as a non-official member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong in October 2012. Mr. Lam is also a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. He is the Chairman of the Mega Events Fund Assessment Committee, the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) Complaints Committee and Aviation Security Company Limited. He is also a member of the board of Airport Authority Hong Kong and a member of the Fight Crime Committee in Hong Kong. In April 2016, Mr. Lam was appointed as a director of the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited (HKMC). Mr. Lam is also a General Committee Member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and the Vice-Chairman of The Hong Kong Shippers’ Council. In addition, Mr. Lam is an independent non-executive director of CC Land Holdings Limited, China Overseas Grand Oceans Group Limited, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited and HNA Holding Group Co. Limited (formerly known as HNA International Investment Holdings Limited), all of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He has served as the director on the board of Heifer International — Hong Kong since January 2016. Mr. Lam was also an independent non-executive director of Hsin Chong Construction Group Ltd. from August 2002 to May 2014 and of Bracell Limited (formerly known as Sateria Holdings Limited) until November 2016.
In 1996, Mr. Lam was appointed Justice of the Peace in Hong Kong and became a member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. He was awarded the honor of the Gold Bauhinia Star in July 2011 and the Silver Bauhinia Star in 2004. Mr. Lam was conferred University Fellow of Tufts University in the United States and Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1997 and in 2000, respectively.