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Updated : 01 Feb 2021
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Calvin TAI
Interim Chief Executive, Co-President & Chief Operating Officer
Aged 58

Joined in July 1998
                       
Interim Chief Executive since 1 January 2021
Ex-officio member of the Board
Term of office: 1 January 2021 until the new Chief Executive is appointed
Mr Tai was appointed Interim Chief Executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited on 1 January 2021, while continuing his role as Co-President & Chief Operating Officer.

Mr Tai had previously assumed various positions across the Group, including Head of Clearing, overseeing clearing and risk management of securities, derivatives and OTC clearing business; Co-Head of Equities, Fixed Income and Currency, Global Markets Division, overseeing trading operations, product and business development for equities, fixed income and currency markets; and Head of Trading Division, overseeing trading operations, product and business development for securities and derivatives market.

Mr Tai joined Hong Kong Futures Exchange, prior to its merger with The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, as the Head of Products, in 1998. Before joining the Hong Kong Futures Exchange, he served the banking industry in Hong Kong and held various management positions in ABN-Amro Bank, HSBC, and Royal Bank of Canada.

Mr Tai holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree from the University of Hong Kong.
Other positions held with HKEX group
 
HKEX - member of Board Executive Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
Hong Kong Futures Exchange Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - chief executive
HKFE Clearing Corporation Limited - chairman
Hong Kong Securities Clearing Company Limited - chief executive and member of Risk Management Committee
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - ex-officio member of Listing Committee of the Main Board and GEM
OTC Clearing Hong Kong Limited - chief executive and chairman of User Committee
HKEX's certain subsidiaries - director
Past offices
 
China Exchanges Services Company Limited - director (2012-2021)
HKEX - Head of Clearing (2016-2019), Joint Chief Operating Officer (2017-2018), Head of Global Clearing (Asia) (2014-2015), Co-head of Equities and FIC Business (2013-2014), Head of Trading Division (2010-2013), and Head of Derivatives Market Development and Operations (2003-2010)
Hong Kong Futures Exchange Limited - head of products (1998-2000)
ABN-Amro Bank NV - senior vice president of treasury division (1995-1998)
Royal Bank of Canada - head of treasury department (1994-1995)
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited - various positions in general banking and treasury (1984-1994)
Public service
 
Listing Policy Panel - member (2021~)
Qualifications
 
Bachelor of Social Science (The University of Hong Kong)