Simon Chan, BBS, JP


Hong Kong Cyberport

Mr. Chan Sai Ming, Simon, is the Vice Chairman and Executive Director of Nanyang Commercial Bank Limited. He is also a member of the Strategy and Development Committee, the Risk Management Committee, as well as the Connected Transaction Committee of the Bank. Mr. Chan has been in the banking industry for more than 30 years, with solid experience in the financial industry, the information technology industry and bank-wide operations. Before assuming his current role, Mr. Chan was a senior executive of Group Audit of Bank of China (Hong Kong) and Nanyang Commercial Bank in different functions, responsible for information technology audit and various management areas of the bank for years.

Mr. Chan is currently also a director of Cinda Financial Holdings Company Limited, Nanyang Commercial Bank (China) Limited, Nova Credit Limited, Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Limited (HKICL), HKICL Services Limited and Hong Kong Trade Finance Platform Company Limited.

Mr. Chan actively participates in community service, including serving as the Chairman of Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited, the Chairman of the Banking & Finance Training Board of the Vocational Training Council of Hong Kong and a Member of the Banking Industry Training Advisory Committee of the Education Bureau. He is also the past President of ISACA China Hong Kong Chapter and is at present the Vice-chairman of Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council Limited. He also serves as a director in the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association and a committee member of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong, as well as a member for the Financial & Treasury Services Committee of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and an advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation.

Mr. Chan graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and obtained a Master’s degrees in Science and a Master’s degree in Commerce in Accounting from the University of Ulster and the University of New South Wales respectively. He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor and a Certified Internal Auditor.