Appointment of Chairman of the Investor Education Centre

22 October 2018

The Investor Education Centre (IEC) is pleased to announce that Mr Lester Huang, SBS, JP has been appointed as Chairman of the IEC with effect from 20 October 2018.

Mr Huang succeeds IEC Chairman Dr Kelvin Wong who is stepping down on 19 October 2018 following the end of his appointment term.

The appointment was made by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) of which the IEC is a subsidiary. "I am certain that Mr Huang will bring his wealth of experience to this important role in steering the IEC in pursuing its mission to promote financial literacy in Hong Kong. I would also like to thank Dr Wong for his dedication and energy in guiding the IEC during his term," the SFC's Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ashley Alder said.

Mr Huang said, "I am honoured and excited to take on the role of IEC Chairman to provide and foster more quality and impactful financial education to the public. Financial literacy is an essential life skill for everyone, and it can also contribute to the overall development and stability of Hong Kong as an international financial centre. I look forward to seeing more stakeholders join us on our financial education journey."

Mr David Kneebone, IEC General Manager said, "We warmly welcome Mr Huang in his new capacity as IEC Chairman, and extend our deepest appreciation to Dr Wong for his chairmanship and dedication to the IEC." said Mr Kneebone.

Mr Huang is a Managing Partner and Co-Chairman of PC Woo & Co and a Non-Executive Director of the SFC. Click here to see his biography.