TAN Chuen Yan Paul
Independent Non-executive Director

Aged 64, has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since October 2021.

Mr Tan has over 40 years of experience in the legal industry, having practised as a solicitor in both Hong Kong and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He joined Baker McKenzie in July 1982 and was managing partner of its Hong Kong, the Mainland of China, Vietnam and Korea offices in 1997 to 1999, and 2013 to 2015. He had also served as chairman of the Firm Global Nominating Committee and head of Hong Kong Commercial and Securities Practice. Mr Tan retired as a partner of Baker McKenzie in December 2019. Mr Tan has since become a vice chairman and company secretary of the Hong Chi Association, a government subvented charity dedicated to the welfare and training of mentally challenged children in Hong Kong. He serves as an independent non-executive director of Hung Hing Printing Group Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, stock code 450) since May 2023 and an independent non-executive director of HSBC Provident Fund Trustee (Hong Kong) Limited, which is regulated by the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, since August 2023.

Mr Tan was vice president of the Law Society of Hong Kong from 2000 to 2003, having been a council member since 1995. He was the convenor of Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and currently serves as a member of the Tribunal. Mr Tan has also served on a number of public appointments in Hong Kong, including as chairman of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Appeal Board, Occupational Retirement Schemes Appeal Board and the Appeal Tribunal Panel (Buildings). He also served as the independent trustee of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Staff Superannuation Scheme and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Ancillary Staff Superannuation Scheme.

Mr Tan received from the University of Sydney in Australia a bachelor’s degree in economics in April 1980, a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in law in February 1982 and June 1985, respectively. He is a qualified solicitor in Hong Kong and New South Wales, Australia.

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