Au Yu Chiu Steven
Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Au Yu Chiu Steven (區裕釗), aged 58, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 24 June 2016. Also, he is the chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Au graduated from the University of East Anglia, the United Kingdom, with a bachelor’s degree in arts majoring in economics in July 1982. He further obtained a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Western Ontario, Canada in October 2000. Mr. Au was admitted as a chartered accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales in November 1987. He is also a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Au has more than 31 years of experience in accounting and finance. He worked as an accountant at an accounting firm in the United Kingdom from October 1982 to October 1987 and then at Arthur & Anderson & Co. from December 1987 to January 1989. During the period from August 1992 to April 2008, he was a director of a number of companies where he was responsible for overall corporate management, including China Everbright Securities (International) Limited and Anglo Chinese Securities Limited, both of which are finance and investment companies, and Kin Wah Hong Company Limited, a textiles trading company.
Mr. Au has been an executive director of finance and administration of Matilda International Hospital since October 2002. He was also appointed as an independent non-executive director of Expert Systems Holdings Limited (stock code: 8319), a company which shares are listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange, on 15 March 2016.