BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Mr Jack C. K. So, GBS, OBE, JP
Mr Jack So Chak Kwong began his career with the Hong Kong Government and joined the private sector in 1978, having held various senior positions in stockbroking, banking and property development. He served as Executive Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council from 1985 to 1992 and became Chairman and Chief Executive of the MTR Corporation in 1995. He was Deputy Chairman and Group Managing Director of PCCW from 2003 to 2007.
Mr So was appointed Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council in 2007 and he became the Senior Advisor of Credit-Suisse (Greater China). He is also a non-executive Director of AIA Group Limited and Cathay Pacific Airways Limited. Mr. So was an independent Director of HSBC from 2000 to 2007.
Mr So was appointed by the HKSAR Government as Chairman of the Film Development Council. He is also the vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Society.
Since 2008, Mr So became Member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and he is also an International Business Advisor to the Mayor of Beijing.