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AIA Group Ltd (1299.HK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sze-Wing Tse

80 2017 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Keng Hooi Ng

63 2017 Group Chief Executive, President, Executive Director

Garth Jones

55 2012 Group Chief Financial Officer

William Lisle

52 2015 Regional Chief Executive

Cara Ang

49 Group Chief Human Resources Officer

Biswa Misra

40 Group Chief Technology and Operations Officer

Mark Konyn

56 2015 Group Chief Investment Officer

Stuart Spencer

52 2017 Group Chief Marketing Officer

Jon Nielsen

45 2017 Group Chief Risk Officer

Mitchell New

54 2015 Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

John Cai

50 Regional Chief Executive

Jacky Chan

54 Regional Chief Executive

Mark Saunders

54 2017 Group Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer

Chung Kong Chow

67 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

John Harrison

61 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Juen-Yee Lau

74 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Akrasanee Narongchai

72 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Cesar Velasquez Purisma

57 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Chak-Kwong So

73 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Swee-Lian Teo

58 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohamed Yahya

54 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Yong-Boon Yeo

63 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Lance Burbidge

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Sze-Wing Tse

Mr. Sze-Wing Tse is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of AIA Group Limited. He is the Independent Non-executive Chairman and an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company. He was appointed Non-executive Director of the Company on 27 September 2010 and elected Non-executive Chairman on 1 January 2011. He was re-designated as the Independent Non-executive Chairman and an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 23 March 2017. He is also a director of AIA Foundation. Mr. Tse’s appointments during almost 57 years with the Group and its predecessor, AIG Group, include serving as Honorary Chairman of AIA Company Limited from July 2009 to December 2010, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to June 2009 and President and Chief Executive Officer from 1983 to 2000. He also served as Chairman of The Philippine American Life and General Insurance (PHILAM LIFE) Company from 2005 to 2015. Mr. Tse is a non-executive director of PCCW Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) and a director of Bridge Holdings Company Limited. He served as a non-executive director of PineBridge Investments Limited from 2012 to 2014 and a non-executive director of PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) from 2004 to July 2014. In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development of Hong Kong’s insurance industry, Mr. Tse was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the HKSAR Government in 2001. Mr. Tse received an honorary fellowship and an honorary degree of Doctor of Social Sciences from The University of Hong Kong in 1998 and 2002, respectively. In 2003, he was elected to the prestigious Insurance Hall of Fame and in 2017 Mr. Tse was awarded the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award at the Pacific Insurance Conference in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the insurance industry.

Keng Hooi Ng

Mr. Ng Keng Hooi is Group Chief Executive, President, Executive Director of the company. He is an Executive Director and the Group Chief Executive and President of the Company, having been appointed on 1 June 2017. He joined the Group in October 2010. Mr. Ng has over 38 years of experience in Asian life insurance having spent his entire career in the sector. Prior to his current role, he was Group Chief Executive and President Designate from March 2017 and was a Regional Chief Executive for the Group since his initial appointment in 2010. During that time he was responsible for a number of the Company’s businesses, including most recently those operating in Mainland China, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei and Taiwan as well as for the Group’s Agency Distribution channel. He is a director of various companies within the Group including acting as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for both AIA Company Limited and AIA International Limited. Prior to joining the Group, he was Group Chief Executive Officer and Director of Great Eastern Holdings Limited from December 2008 to 2010. Mr. Ng worked for Prudential plc from 1989 to 2008, serving as a Managing Director of Insurance of Prudential Corporation Asia Limited from 2005 to 2008, responsible for its operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines. Mr. Ng began his career in life insurance at AIA Malaysia in 1980. He has been a board member of the Financial Services Professional Board in Kuala Lumpur since 24 September 2014 and has been a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (U.S.) since 1985. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lafayette College (Pennsylvania, USA) in 1979.

Garth Jones

Mr. Garth Jones is Group Chief Financial Officer of AIA Group Ltd. He is the Group Chief Financial Officer responsible for leading the Group in all aspects of capital and financial management, as well as managing relationships with key external stakeholders, including independent auditors and actuaries, rating agencies and international accounting and regulatory bodies. He is a director of various companies within the Group, including AIA Company Limited and AIA International Limited. He joined the Group in April 2011. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Jones was the Executive Vice President of China Pacific Life Insurance Co., Ltd., the life insurance arm of China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd. He also held a number of senior management positions during 12 years with Prudential Corporation Asia Limited, including Chief Financial Officer of the Asian life insurance operations. Prior to joining Prudential, Mr. Jones led the development of Swiss Re’s Asia life business. Mr. Jones is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in the United Kingdom. On 1 June 2016, he was appointed a member of the industry advisory committee on long term business, which advises the Independent Insurance Authority in Hong Kong.

William Lisle

Mr. William Lisle is Regional Chief Executive of AIA Group Ltd. He is the Regional Chief Executive responsible for the Group’s businesses operating in Thailand, Korea, Australia and New Zealand, India and Sri Lanka as well as Group Partnership Distribution. Mr. Lisle was Chief Executive Officer of AIA’s operation in Malaysia from December 2012 to May 2015, including leading the large- scale and successful integration of ING Malaysia after its acquisition by the Group in 2012. He is a director of various companies within the Group, including AIA Company Limited and AIA International Limited. Mr. Lisle joined the Group in January 2011 as Group Chief Distribution Officer. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Lisle was the Managing Director, South Asia for Aviva from May 2009 until 2010. Prior to joining Aviva, Mr. Lisle held a number of senior positions at Prudential Corporation Asia Limited, including Chief Executive Officer in Malaysia from 2008 to 2009, Chief Executive Officer in Korea from 2005 to 2008, Chief Agency Officer for ICICI Prudential from 2002 to 2004 and Director of Agency Development, South Asia in 2001.

Cara Ang

Ms. Cara Ang is Group Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. She is the Group Chief Human Resources Officer responsible for the development of overall human capital strategies and their implementation across the Group, as well as leading and providing support to the human resources functions in country market operations. She is also responsible for the Group Corporate Security function. She joined the Group as the Chief Human Resources Officer for AIA Singapore in May 2016. Prior to joining AIA, Ms. Ang was the Head of Human Resources of Standard Chartered Bank Singapore. During her time with Standard Chartered, she spent more than 10 years in a variety of country, regional and global HR leadership roles based in Singapore and Thailand. Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, Ms. Ang was the Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources for Marsh Asia.

Biswa Misra

Mr. Biswa Misra is Group Chief Technology and Operations Officer of the Company. He is the Group Chief Technology and Operations Officer responsible for providing leadership to the Group’s technology, operations and innovation areas and leading all Group Office technology resources. He is a director of various companies within the Group. He joined the Group in June 2013. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Misra served as the Regional Chief Technology Officer for ING Insurance Asia Pacific. Previously, he spent six years with information technology consulting firm Capgemini, leading the company’s insurance practice for Asia. Mr. Misra holds a degree in electrical engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Surat, India.

Mark Konyn

Dr. Mark Konyn is Group Chief Investment Officer of the Company. He is the Group Chief Investment Officer responsible for providing oversight to the management of the investment portfolios of the Group as well as supervising and supporting the many investment professionals throughout the Group. He is a director of various companies within the Group including Chairman of AIA Investment Management Private Limited. He joined the Group in September 2015. Dr. Konyn joined AIA from Cathay Conning Asset Management, where he was Chief Executive Officer responsible for the company’s investment business and strategic expansion in the region. He has held senior positions at Allianz Global Investors (where he was Asia-Pacific CEO for RCM Global Investors), Fidelity Investments and Prudential UK. He is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, and holds a Diploma from the London Business School in Investment Management, having previously completed his Ph.D. in Operational Research sponsored by the UK Government.

Stuart Spencer

Mr. Stuart Anthony Spencer is Group Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. He is the Group Chief Marketing Officer of AIA, responsible for the Group’s marketing initiatives, customer propositions and AIA Vitality. He is a director of various companies within the Group. Mr. Spencer re-joined AIA in May 2017 from Zurich Insurance Group, where he was most recently the interim CEO, Asia Pacific. Prior to that he was Chief Executive Officer, General Insurance, Asia Pacific for Zurich Insurance from 2013 to 2016. Mr. Spencer was with the American International Group from 1996 to 2009, during which time he held a number of senior positions including leading their Accident & Health General Insurance operations in Latin America and the Caribbean and President – Accident and Health Worldwide. Mr. Spencer was also the Global Head and COO, Worldwide Life, Accident & Health, for Chubb Insurance. Mr. Spencer is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Brandeis University.

Jon Nielsen

Mr. Jon Paul Nielsen is Group Chief Risk Officer of AIA Group Ltd. He is the Group Chief Risk Officer responsible for the Group’s risk and compliance functions. He is also a director of various companies within the Group. Mr. Nielsen has been with AIA for 10 years. He was appointed the Group’s Regional Chief Financial Officer in 2010, overseeing the Group’s financial planning, reporting and analysis, financial systems and operations, treasury and tax functions. Prior to joining AIA, Mr. Nielsen served as Deputy Head of Accounting Policy for Allianz Group for three years. Previously, he spent over eight years with Deloitte & Touche primarily serving insurance clients. He received a Master of Professional Accountancy and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mitchell New

Mr. Mitchell David New is Group General Counsel, Company Secretary of AIA Group Ltd. He is the Group General Counsel and Company Secretary responsible for the provision of legal services and company secretarial services for the Group and providing leadership to legal and corporate governance functions within country operations. He is a director of various companies within the Group including AIA International Limtied and AIA Reinsurance Limited. He joined the Group in April 2011. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. New was a member of the law firm Fasken Martineau and occupied various senior roles with Manulife Financial, including Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for Asia, based in Hong Kong and Senior Vice President and General Counsel to Manulife’s Canadian division. He is a qualified barrister and solicitor and member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and Master’s Degree in Business Administration from McMaster University and a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Western Ontario.

John Cai

Mr. John Cai is Regional Chief Executive of the Company. He is the Regional Chief Executive responsible for the Group’s businesses operating in China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan and Myanmar. Mr. Cai is a director of various companies within the Group, including AIA Company Limited and AIA International Limited. He joined the Group in July 2009. Mr. Cai has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, both in Asia and the United States. Prior to becoming Regional Chief Executive, since 2009, he was Chief Executive Officer of AIA China, which became AIA’s second-largest and fastest growing business during his tenure. Before joining AIA, Mr. Cai was Chief Executive Officer at AXA Hong Kong, having originally been appointed Chief Agency Officer in 2003. Mr. Cai graduated from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1989. He is also a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), a Chartered Life Underwriter and a Certified Financial Planner.

Jacky Chan

Mr. Jacky Chan is Regional Chief Executive of the Company. He is the Regional Chief Executive responsible for the Group’s businesses operating in Hong Kong and Macau, Singapore and Brunei, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Cambodia as well as Group Agency Distribution. He is a director of various companies within the Group, including AIA Company Limited and AIA International Limited. Mr. Chan has extensive experience having worked at AIA for the past 29 years. Prior to becoming a Regional Chief Executive, Mr. Chan was Chief Executive Officer of AIA Hong Kong and Macau since 2009. Previously, he held several senior positions including the Country Head of AIA China, Executive Vice President – Distribution & Marketing of Nan Shan Life Insurance of Taiwan and Senior Vice President & Head of Life Profit Centre of AIA - Asia (ex-Japan & Korea).Mr. Chan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from The University of Hong Kong. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), a member of American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA) and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA).

Mark Saunders

Mr. Mark Saunders is Group Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer of AIA Group Limited. He is the Group Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer responsible for strategy and corporate transactions for the Group. He is also responsible for the Group’s Corporate Solutions and Healthcare businesses. He joined the Group in April 2014 and is a director of various companies within the Group. He previously served as Group Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Saunders was Managing Director of Towers Watson for the Asia-Pacific Insurance Sector, as well as Managing Director for the firm’s Hong Kong business and a board member of various entities. Prior to his 17 years at Towers Watson in Hong Kong, he was Asian Regional Leader, Hong Kong Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director and Board Member of the Isle of Man-based international life insurance operations of Clerical Medical and its joint venture life insurer in Korea (Coryo-CM). He is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and Fellow of five other professional actuarial bodies.

Chung Kong Chow

Mr. Chung Kong Chow is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. Hon. He is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, having been appointed on 28 September 2010. Mr. Chow is the Chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange). He was appointed a non-official member of the Executive Council of the HKSAR on 1 July 2012 and was further appointed for a new term of office from 1 July 2017. Mr. Chow was also appointed as the Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Corruption of the Independent Commission Against Corruption from 1 January 2013, the Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Admission of Quality Migrants and Professionals of the HKSAR from 1 July 2016, a director of the Community Chest of Hong Kong from 19 June 2017 and a member of the Financial Leaders Forum set up by the HKSAR Government from 18 August 2017. He has also been a Steward of The Hong Kong Jockey Club since March 2011. Mr. Chow was knighted in the United Kingdom for his contribution to industry in 2000 and was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the HKSAR Government in 2015. Mr. Chow was Chief Executive Officer of MTR Corporation Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) from 2003 to 2011, Chief Executive Officer of Brambles Industries plc, a global support services company, from 2001 to 2003, and Chief Executive of GKN plc, a leading industrial company based in the United Kingdom, from 1997 to 2001. He was an independent non-executive director of Anglo American plc from 2008 to 2014, independent non-executive director of Standard Chartered plc (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) from 1997 to 2008 and the Chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce from 2012 to June 2014.

John Harrison

Mr. John Barrie Harrison is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. He is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, having been appointed on 1 July 2011. Mr. Harrison is an independent non-executive director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange). He is also an independent non-executive director of BW Group Limited and has been Vice Chairman of BW LPG Limited since 2013. Mr. Harrison is also an independent non-executive director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Grosvenor Asia Pacific Limited since 1 December 2017. He was appointed an Honorary Court Member of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with effect from 20 September 2016. He was an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) from 20 April 2011 to 26 April 2017, The London Metal Exchange Limited from 6 December 2012 to 26 April 2017 and LME Clear Limited from 16 December 2013 to 26 April 2017. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Harrison was Deputy Chairman of KPMG International. In 2003, he was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KPMG, China and Hong Kong and Chairman of KPMG Asia Pacific. Mr. Harrison began his career with KPMG in London in 1977, becoming a partner of KPMG Hong Kong in 1987. From 2012 to May 2015, he was also a member of the Asian Advisory Committee of AustralianSuper Pty Ltd. Mr. Harrison received an honorary fellowship from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2017. Mr. Harrison is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Juen-Yee Lau

Prof. Juen-Yee Lau is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Limited. He is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, having been appointed on 18 September 2014. Professor Lau currently serves as an independent non-executive director of CNOOC Limited and Hysan Development Company Limited (both listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange). He is also an independent non-executive director of Far EasTone Telecommunications Company Limited which is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. He has been serving as the Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) since 2007 and the Chairman of the Council of Shenzhen Finance Institute of CUHK, Shenzhen since 12 January 2017. He currently serves as a member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of the HKSAR, Chairman of its Governance Sub-committee and a member of its Currency Board Sub-committee and Investment Sub-committee. In addition, he serves as a member and Chairman of the Prize Recommendation Committee for the LUI Che Woo Prize Limited, Vice-Chairman of the Our Hong Kong Foundation, the Vice-Chairman of China Center for International Economic Exchanges, Beijing, as well as a member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Belt and Road Committee. He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the HKSAR Government in 2011. From 2004 to 2010, Professor Lau served as Vice-Chancellor (President) of CUHK. He was appointed Chairman of CIC International (Hong Kong) Co., Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Investment Corporation, in September 2010 and retired from the position in September 2014. He also served as a non-executive director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) from 2011 to 2014. He was a member of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the Vice-Chairman of its Sub-committee of Economics from 2013 to 2018.

Akrasanee Narongchai

Dr. Akrasanee Narongchai is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. He is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, having been appointed on 15 January 2016, and was appointed as Chairman of Advisory Board of AIA Thailand with effect from 1 December 2016. Dr. Narongchai was previously an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company from 21 November 2012 to 31 August 2014. He is the former Minister of Energy and Minister of Commerce for the Kingdom of Thailand, and served as a Senator. Dr. Narongchai served as Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of Thailand from December 2005 to June 2010, as a Director of the Office of the Insurance Commission of Thailand from October 2007 to August 2012, as a Director of the National Economic and Social Development Board for the period from July 2009 to July 2013 and as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Thailand from November 2011 to September 2014. He is currently the Chairman of the Steering Committee and Vice-Chairman of the Council of Mekong Institute, the Chairman of the Thailand National Committee for the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council and the Chairman of the Khon Kaen University Council in Thailand. Dr. Narongchai also acts as the Chairman and an independent director of three entities listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, namely MFC Asset Management Public Company Limited, Ananda Development Public Company Limited and Thai-German Products Public Company Limited. He is the Chairman and an independent director of The Brooker Group Public Company Limited, which is listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand’s Market for Alternative Investment. Dr. Narongchai is also the Chairman of the Seranee Group of companies. He previously served as an independent director of each of Malee Sampran Public Company Limited and ABICO Holdings Public Company Limited and as the Vice-Chairman and an independent director of Thai-German Products Public Company Limited, all companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.

Cesar Velasquez Purisma

Mr. Cesar Velasquez Purisma is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, since 1 September 2017. Mr. Purisima served in the government of the Republic of the Philippines (the Philippines) as Secretary of the Department of Finance from July 2010 to June 2016 and as Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry from January 2004 to February 2005. He also previously served on the boards of a number of government institutions, including as a member of Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines), Governor of the World Bank Group for the Philippines, Governor of the Asian Development Bank for the Philippines, Alternate Governor of the International Monetary Fund for the Philippines and Chairman of Land Bank of the Philippines. He was conferred the Chevalier dans l’Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur (Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour) by the President of the French Republic in 2017, the Order of Lakandula, Rank of Grand Cross (Bayani) by the President of the Philippines in 2016 and the Chevalier de l’Ordre national du Mérite (Knight of the National Order of Merit) by the President of the French Republic in 2001. Mr. Purisima is a certified public accountant. He has extensive experience in public accounting both in the Philippines and abroad. He was Chairman and Managing Partner of SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Co. (a member firm of Andersen Worldwide until 2002 and became member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited) from 1999 until 2004. During the period, Mr. Purisima was also the Asia-Pacific Area Managing Partner for Assurance and Business Advisory Services of Andersen Worldwide from 2001 to 2002 and Regional Managing Partner for the ASEAN Practice of Andersen Worldwide from 2000 to 2001.

Chak-Kwong So

Mr. Chak-Kwong So is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. He is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company. He was appointed a Non-executive Director of the Company on 28 September 2010 and re-designated as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 26 September 2012. From August 2007 to September 2010, Mr. So served as an Independent Non-executive Director of AIA Company Limited He is currently an independent non-executive director of China Resources Power Holdings Co. Ltd. (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) and serves as the Chairman of Airport Authority Hong Kong. He is also an independent senior advisor to Credit Suisse, Greater China. Mr. So was Chairman of the Consultative Committee on Economic and Trade Co-operation between Hong Kong and Mainland China from October 2013 to December 2015. Mr. So was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star and the Grand Bauhinia Medal by the HKSAR Government in 2011 and 2017, respectively. Mr. So served as an executive director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council from 1985 to 1992 and served as its Chairman from 2007 to 2015. He was an independent non-executive director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) from 2002 to May 2015, a non-executive director of Huanxi Media Group Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) from September 2015 to September 2016. Mr. So served as the Chairman of the Hong Kong Film Development Council from 2007 to 2013 and a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference from 2008 to 2018.

Swee-Lian Teo

Ms. Swee-Lian Teo is Independent Non-executive Director of AIA Group Limited. She is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, having been appointed on 14 August 2015. Ms. Teo currently serves as a non-executive and independent director and a member of the Audit Committee and Executive Resource and Compensation Committee and chairs the Risk Committee of Singapore Telecommunications Limited, which is listed on the Singapore Exchange. She is also a non-executive director and chairs the Audit and Risk Committee of Avanda Investment Management Pte Ltd., a Singapore-based fund management company. Ms. Teo has been appointed as a member of Corporate Governance Council of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on 27 February 2017 and a member of the Board of Directors of the Dubai Financial Services Authority on 1 September 2017. Ms. Teo has over 27 years of experience with MAS. During her time at the MAS, she worked in foreign reserves management, financial sector development, strategic planning and financial supervision. She was the Deputy Managing Director in charge of Financial Supervision, overseeing the regulation and supervision of the banking, insurance and capital markets industries and macroeconomic surveillance, and also represented the MAS on various international fora, including the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, and on various committees and working groups of the Financial Stability Board. She retired from the MAS as Special Advisor in the Managing Director’s office in June 2015. In addition to the MAS, Ms. Teo also served on the Board of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore from 2002 to 2010. Ms. Teo received her B.Sc. (First) in Mathematics from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London in 1981 and her M.Sc. in Applied Statistics from the University of Oxford in 1982. She was also awarded the Public Administration Medal (Gold) (Bar) at the Singapore National Day Awards in 2012.

Mohamed Yahya

Mr. Mohamed Azman Yahya is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. He is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, having been appointed on 24 February 2014. Mr. Yahya is the Executive Chairman of Symphony Life Berhad, the Non-executive Chairman of Ranhill Holdings Berhad and an independent non-executive director of Sime Darby Berhad, all companies are listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (Bursa Malaysia). Mr. Yahya is a director and Chairman of various companies, including Symphony House Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Symphony House Berhad) and Sepang International Circuit Sdn Bhd. Mr. Yahya is active in public service and sits on the boards of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the Malaysian government investment arm, and Ekuiti Nasional Berhad, a government linked private equity fund management company. He started his career at KPMG in London and thereafter worked in a variety of roles in investment banking, ultimately being named chief executive of Amanah Merchant Bank. In 1998, he was tasked by the Malaysian Government to set-up and head Danaharta, the national asset management company. He was also the Chairman of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee, set up by Bank Negara Malaysia to mediate and assist in debt restructuring programmes of viable companies. He was an Independent Non-executive Director of Scomi Group Berhad (listed on Bursa Malaysia) from 2003 to 2017. Mr. Yahya received his BSc Economics (First Class) from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1985 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a fellow of the Institute of Bankers Malaysia.

Yong-Boon Yeo

Mr. Yong-Boon Yeo is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. He is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, having been appointed on 2 November 2012. Mr. Yeo is the Chairman of Kerry Logistics Network Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) and a director of Kerry Holdings Limited. He was the Vice-chairman of Kerry Group Limited until 30 June 2016. Mr Yeo is an independent director of New Yangon Development Company Limited. He has been a member of the International Advisory Committee of Mitsubishi Corporation since June 2014. He is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Berggruen Institute on Governance. From November 2014 to December 2017, Mr. Yeo was a non-executive director of Wilmar International Limited. In 2013, he was appointed a member of the Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Economic-Administrative Structure of the Holy See. He became a member of the Vatican Council for the Economy in February 2014. In 2012, Mr. Yeo was presented with the Order of Sikatuna by the Philippines Government and the Padma Bhushan by the Indian Government, and became an Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia. From 1988 to 2011, Mr. Yeo was a member of the Singapore Parliament and held various Cabinet positions, including Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Trade and Industry, Minister for Health, Minister for Information and the Arts and Minister of State for Finance. From 1972 to 1988, Mr. Yeo served in the Singapore Armed Forces and attained the rank of Brigadier-General in 1988 when he was Director of Joint Operations and Planning in the Ministry of Defence.

Lance Burbidge