Mr. Ho, aged 45, is the chief operating officer, executive director and a member of the executive committee of NWS Holdings Limited (“NWS”) (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 00659). He joined NWS in January 2018 and is responsible for overseeing the business development and mergers and acquisitions affairs, and certain businesses of NWS. He also oversees the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the company. He was also the senior investment director of New World Development Company Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 00017), an executive director of New World Strategic Investment Limited and was a partner of an international law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson LLP.
Mr. Ho is a non-executive director of Shoucheng Holdings Limited (stock code: 00697) since May 2018 and Wai Kee Holdings Limited (stock code: 00610) since December 2018 and an independent non-executive director of Kam Hing International Holdings Limited (stock code: 02307) since May 2010. He was an independent non-executive director of Hailiang International Holdings Limited (stock code: 02336) during May 2014 to August 2020 (all of the above-mentioned companies are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange). Mr. Ho was also a director and/or senior executive in several Hong Kong listed public companies.
Mr. Ho is the deputy chairperson of CPA Australia Greater Bay Area Committee, a member of the China Committee of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, a committee member of the General Committee of the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies, a standing committee member of the Youth Federation of Inner Mongolia and a vice chairman of Inner Mongolia & Hong Kong Youth Exchange Association. He was a committee member of the Industry Advisory Committee of Insurance Authority from June 2020 to May 2022 and a committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Shenyang from 2007 to 2022. Mr. Ho holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from The University of Sydney, Australia and was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, Australia and England and Wales and as a solicitor and barrister in the High Court of Australia. He is also a fellow member of CPA Australia. Mr. Ho has extensive experience in the area of corporate management, investments, corporate finance, merger and acquisition transactions and international brand and retail management.
Mr. Ho has been appointed as Independent Non-executive Director in January 2017 and is also a member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.