Re-appointment of Executive Director to SFC

     The Government announced today (February 16) that the Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan, under the authority delegated by the Chief Executive pursuant to the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571), has re-appointed Ms Julia Leung as the Executive Director (Intermediaries) (ED(INT)) and the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) for a term of three years from March 2, 2021 to March 1, 2024.
     Mr Chan said, "Ms Leung has made valuable contributions to the work of the SFC. I look forward to her continued service to the SFC in the new term to promote the regulation and development of Hong Kong's securities and futures market."

     Ms Leung was appointed as the Executive Director (Investment Products) of the SFC in March 2015. Since June 2016, Ms Leung has taken over the ED(INT) post. In March 2018, Ms Leung was appointed as the DCEO in addition to the ED(INT) post. She has assumed the management responsibility for the Intermediaries Division of the SFC and assists the Chief Executive Officer of the SFC on Commission-wide policy issues, longer-term strategic direction setting, international engagement and key organisational development.

Ends/Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Issued at HKT 17:00