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Mr Carlson TONG,



Mr. Tong is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC, MTR Corporation Limited and Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Limited. He is also the government designated observer on the board of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited.

Mr Tong served as the Chairman of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) from 2012 to 2018 and Chairman of the University Grants Committee from 2016 to 2022. He was also the Chairman of KPMG in China and Hong Kong from 2007 to 2011 and the Chairman of the Asia Pacific region and a member of the global board from 2009 to 2011.

Other current appointments:

  • Chairman, Independent Commission on Remuneration for Members of the Executive Council and the Legislature, and Officials under the Political Appointment System of the HKSAR
  • Board Member, Hong Kong Academy of Finance
  • Board Member, Hong Kong Investment Corporation Limited
  • Member, Council of the Hong Kong Laureate Forum
  • Member, Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission

Past appointments:

  • Chairman, English Schools Foundation (2011-2015)
  • Chairman, Hong Kong Sports Institute (2012-2017)
  • Chairman, Employees’ Compensation Insurance Levies Management Board (2007-2013)
  • Chairman of the Main Board and GEM Listing Committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd (2006-2008) and member of the Listing Committee (2002-2006)
  • Vice President (2006) and Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (2001-2008)
  • Hon Treasurer (2001-2003) and Vice Chairman (2003-2007), Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Limited 
  • Member, Financial Leaders Forum (2017-2019)
  • Member of the Hong Kong Exchange Fund Advisory Committee (2011-2020)
  • Board Member, The Hong Kong Airport Authority (2017-2020)
  • Director, Aviation Security Co Ltd (2019-2020)
  • Member, Human Resources Planning Commission (2018-2022)