Executive Director CK Asset Holdings, Chairman & Director ARA Asset Management Holdings
Aged 67, joined the CK Group in 1997, and has been an Executive Director of the Company since February 2015 and a Member of the Executive Committee of the Company since June 2015. He is the Chairman of ARA Asset Management (Prosperity) Limited as the manager of Prosperity REIT (listed in Hong Kong). Mr. Chiu is also a Non-executive Director of ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Limited as the manager of Fortune REIT (listed in Hong Kong and Singapore). He is also a Director of ARA Fund Management (Asia Dragon) Limited as the manager of the ARA Asia Dragon Fund. Mr. Chiu has more than 30 years of international experience in real estate in Hong Kong and various countries. Mr. Chiu is a Council Member and a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administrators, a Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation, an Honorary Associate Member of Business of Trent University, Canada, a Senior Visiting Fellow of the Department of Land Economy at University of Cambridge and an Honorary Professor of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Sun Yat-sen University. He was a member of the Standing Committee of the 12th Shanghai Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the People’s Republic of China. He holds Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Economics, and was conferred with the degree of Doctor of Social Sciences, honoris causa by Hong Kong Baptist University and the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa by Trent University, Canada. Mr. Chiu is a director of a company controlled by a substantial shareholder of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance.