Mr WEIR Andrew Walter Bougourd Ross — Chairman
Aged 52, the Regional Senior Partner of KPMG in Hong Kong, Vice-Chairman of KPMG China and Head of Capital Markets of KPMG China, was appointed to the Listing Committee on 11 July 2014. Mr Weir is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and previously served on its Disciplinary Panel and various Committees and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and Deputy Chairman of its Advisory Panel in Hong Kong. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in London in 1990 and has been based in Hong Kong since 1991.
Mr Weir is the Global Chairman of Real Estate and Construction at KPMG and Asia Pacific Chairman of Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare, which also includes the transport and real estate sectors.
He is Chairman of Plan International, Pacific Basin Economic Council and Community Business and has served as Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. He is a Board Member of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association and Asian Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum B20 Trade and Investment Taskforce and UNESCAP.
Mr Weir was appointed by the HKSAR Government to the Trade Development Council and Financial Services Development Council in 2016 and has served on the International Business Council, Review Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme of Innovation and Technology Commission of the HKSAR and the Ethics Development Advisory Committee of the ICAC.
He has a BA (Hons) in Economics and a MA in Development Economics.