CEO, MTR Corporation
Lincoln Leong Kwok-kuen, 55, has been the Chief Executive Officer (‘CEO’) and a Member of the Board of Directors since March 2015 and a Member of the Executive Directorate since 2002. Mr Leong joined the Company in February 2002 as the Finance Director, and was re-titled as the Finance & Business Development Director in May 2008. He was appointed as the Deputy CEO in July 2012 and the Acting CEO in August 2014. As the CEO, Mr Leong is responsible for the Company’s overall performance in and outside of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Company, he worked in the accountancy and investment banking industries in London, Vancouver and Hong Kong. Mr Leong is a non-executive director of Mandarin Oriental International Limited, chairman of the Quality Assurance Council of the University Grants Committee, vice-chairman of The Hong Kong Housing Society, and a vice-patron and a member of the Board of Directors of The Community Chest of Hong Kong. He was an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited and a member of the Executive Committee of The Community Chest of Hong Kong. Mr Leong obtained a Bachelor of Arts (subsequently a Master of Arts) from the University of Cambridge in 1982 and later qualified as a chartered accountant in England in 1985 and Canada in 1986. He is also a director of some of the members of the Company’s group.