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Updated: 01 Jan 2021
Laura_Cha    Laura May-Lung CHA
Aged 71 
Independent Non-executive Director since 25 April 2018
Chairman since 4 May 2018
Term of office: 7 May 2020 (re-appointed) to 2022 AGM
Other positions held with HKEX group   HKEX - chairman of Board Executive Committee, Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, Nomination and Governance Committee, Risk Management Committee (statutory) and International Advisory Council, and member of Remuneration Committee and Risk Committee
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - chairman of Listing Appeals Committee and member of Listing Nominating Committee
The London Metal Exchange - independent non-executive director and member of Nomination Committee
LME Holdings Limited - independent non-executive director
HKEX Foundation Limited - chairman and director             
Other major offices  
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited - chairman (2019~) and independent non-executive director (2004~)
World Federation of Exchanges - director (2018~)
Unilever NV (listed on the Euronext Amsterdam) - non-executive director (2013~)
Unilever PLC (listed on the London Stock Exchange) - non-executive director (2013~)
HSBC Holdings plc * - independent non-executive director (2011~)
Past offices  
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited - deputy chairman (2007-2019)
China Telecom Corporation Limited
* - independent non-executive director (2008-2018)
- independent non-executive director (2006-2012)
China Securities Regulatory Commission - vice-chairman (2001-2004)
Securities and Futures Commission - deputy chairman (1998-2001), executive director (1994-2001), senior director (1993-1994) and assistant director (1991-1993)
Coudert Brothers - lawyer (1985-1990)
Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro - lawyer (1982-1985)

Public service  
Listing Policy Panel - member (2018~)
Financial Leaders Forum - member (2017~)
Executive Council of the HKSAR - non-official member (2004~)
China Securities Regulatory Commission - vice-chairman of International Advisory Council (2004~)             
  Bachelor of Arts (University of Wisconsin, US)
Juris Doctor (Santa Clara University, US)
State Bar of California (US)
Honorary Fellow (Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute)
Honorary Doctorate (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

*   Listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited