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David K. P. Li.


David K. P. Li


He has been a member of the Board of Directors of CaixaBank since 2007.

Dr. the Hon. Sir David LI Kwok-po, GBM, GBS, OBE, MA Cantab.(Economics & Law). He is Chairman & Chief Executive of The Bank of East Asia, Limited, an Authorized Institution headquartered in Hong Kong and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He joined the Bank in 1969 and was appointed a Director in 1977, Chief Executive in 1981, Deputy Chairman in 1995 and Chairman in 1997. Sir David is the Chairman or a Director of various members of the Bank Group, and he is also the Chairman or a Member of various committees appointed by the Board.

Sir David is an Independent Non-executive Director of Guangdong Investment Limited, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited, PCCW Limited, San Miguel Brewery Hong Kong Limited, SCMP Group Limited and Vitasoy International Holdings Limited. He is also a Director of Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Limited. He was a Non-independent Non-executive Director of AFFIN Holdings Berhad (listed in Malaysia), an Independent Non-executive Director of China Overseas Land & Investment Limited and COSCO Pacific Limited.

Sir David is a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Asia Society International Council, a Member of the Asia Business Council,, a Member of the Munich Re Greater China Advisory Board, and Chairman Emeritus of the Asian Youth Orchestra Board. He serves on the advisory boards of Federal Reserve Bank of New York's International Advisory Committee and Hospital for Special Surgery. Sir David is the Chairman of the INSEAD East Asia Council, the Non-executive Chairman for Edelman Asia-Pacific and a Senior Adviser of Metrobank.

Sir David is the Chairman of The Chinese Banks' Association, Limited. He is the Honorary Chairman of The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies. Sir David is Vice President of the Council of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, Chairman of the Saint Joseph's College Foundation Limited and a Member of the International Advisory Council of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and Cambridge Overseas Trust. He is also an Emeritus Trustee of the Cambridge Foundation and a Trustee Emeritus of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Sir David is Chairman of the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army, Hong Kong and Macau Command, Chairman of the Executive Committee of St. James' Settlement and he also serves on the Hong Kong Red Cross Advisory Board. He is a Council Member of the Employers' Federation of Hong Kong, a Director of the David Li Kwok-po Charitable Foundation Limited, a Founder Member and an Executive Committee Member of the Heung Yee Kuk Foundation Limited, Chairman of The Légion d'Honneur Club Hong Kong Chapter Association Limited and Chairman of the Executive Committee of The Marco Polo Society Limited.

Sir David is a Member of the Council of the Treasury Markets Association. He is the Pro-¬Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong, an Advisory Committee Member of the Chinese University of Hong Kong S.H. Ho College, an Honorary Fellow of the School of Accountancy, Central University of Finance and Economics and a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute. He was a Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1985 to 2012.

Dr. the Hon. Sir David Li Kwok-po has the following awards: Hon. LLD (Cantab), Han. DSc. (Imperial), Han. LLD (Warwick), Han. DBA (Edinburgh Napier), Han. D.Hum.Litt. (Trinity, USA), Hon. LLD (Hong Kong), Hon. DSocSc (Lingnan), Hon. DLitt (Macquarie), Hon. DSocSc (CnHK), FCA, FCPA, FCPA (Aust.), FCIB, FHKIB, FBCS, CITP, FCIArb, JP, Officier de l'Ordre de la Couronne, Grand Officer of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity, The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, Commandeur dans I'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur.

Last updated: 16 June 2014.

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