Ms. Susie CHEUNG

Founder Member and Co-Convenor
Asia-Pacific Structured Finance Association

Susie Cheung is the Co-Convenor and a Founder Member of The Asia-Pacific Structured Finance Association Limited (APSA) which was established in 2006. As a Director of Board of the China Securitisation Forum (CSF), and also its Executive Secretary General, Susie has a specific focus to help promote the cross-border securitisation between China and Hong Kong. At present, Susie is the Chief Legal Counsel and Company Secretary of CUHK Medical Centre Limited. Susie was the former General Counsel and Company Secretary of the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited (HKMC), a corporation owned by the Exchange Fund of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong) and managed by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, for over 18 years since its establishment in 1997. As former General Counsel of the HKMC, Susie had made significant contributions to development of the debt issuance and mortgage-backed securitisation industry in Hong Kong. As a member of the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau's Working Group on Debt Market Reform (2002), Susie helped to facilitate the issuance mechanism of debt securities by corporations in Hong Kong. Susie was responsible for overseeing the structuring and legal documentation of the various debt and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) programmes launched by the HKMC to help promote development of the local debt and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) markets in Hong Kong.

Susie is qualified as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, and also the High Court of the Hong Kong SAR. She obtained her LL.B and LL.M from University College, London. She is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, and a former Council Member and Chairperson of the Membership Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries. Susie is privileged to have served as Company Secretary to 4 Financial Secretaries of Hong Kong who, ex officio, became Chairman of the Board of the HKMC. Susie received the "Outstanding Achievement-- Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2012" in recognition of her contributions in launching a set of Model Mortgage Origination documents for the residential mortgage lending industry in Hong Kong, and for the legal counselling arrangement for the elderly which she helped to structure and promote under the Reverse Mortgage Programme in Hong Kong.