2013-10-28 12:04:03 - The Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI) is pleased to induct The Hon Ronald Arculli, GBM, CVO, GBS, OBE, JP, as Honorary Fellow during the ceremony held at the HKSI’s annual Autumn Dinner on 24 October.
In the same occasion, three HKSI members were inducted as Fellows in recognition of their significant contribution to the industry and the Institute. They are Ms Chow Yuen Yee, Executive Director and Head of Compliance of China International Capital Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited, Mr Tsang Chi Suen Trini, Director and General Manager of Wocom Securities Limited, and Mr Philip Andrew Tye, CEO of Nighthawk Capital Limited.
Role Model – Veteran Finance and Legal Expert
Mr Arculli, a barrister by profession, has helped further the development of Hong Kong’s securities industry. He is the Senior Partner of the Hong Kong office of King & Wood Mallesons, which is one of the largest law firms in Mainland China and the region. He is also
the Chairman of the FWD Group, a Hong Kong-based insurer.
Mr Arculli has a distinguished record of public service, and was the Chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) in 2006–2012 and the Hong Kong Jockey Club (2002–2006). He was also the Chairman (2010–2012) and Board Member (2008–2012) of the World Federation of Exchanges.
In addition, Mr Arculli was a Non-Official Member (2005–2012) and later appointed as Convenor of the Non-Official Members (2011–2012) of the Executive Council of the HKSAR Government. Prior to that, he was a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong (1988–2000).
“The HKSI has an important role to play as a provider of training and qualifications for market participants regulated by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). It is my honour to join the ranks of Honorary Fellows at the HKSI. I commend their dedication to set standards of professional excellence and integrity for the industry. In a rapidly changing financial and regulatory environment, their ability to adapt and support the continuous training and qualification requirements of members and market participants is key to remaining competitive in the global markets
Mr Craig Lindsay, Chairman of the HKSI, is delighted to induct Mr Arculli as the Institute’s Honorary Fellow this year, “HKSI Honorary Fellowships are awarded to individuals who have made distinguished contributions to the advancement of the financial industry. During his chairmanship at HKEx, Mr Arculli had the vision to steer the direction of HKEx to become an international listing platform. The institution has transformed to be a global bourse and is now home to a growing number of global big-name enterprises Mr Lindsay said, “Mr Arculli’s contribution in advancing the financial industry is a role model for the industry, which is what the distinguished position of Honorary Fellow is about
Road Map and Initiatives
HKSI Chief Executive Mrs Chan said, “Autumn is a time for harvest and we are glad that with the tremendous support from members, we have been involved in a number of market defining and Institute advancing projects
In addition to the launching of the first mentoring programme for transferring of knowledge and modeling good values, another key accomplishment is the roll-out of the Sponsors examinations this month, in line with SFC’s new Sponsor regime. The HKSI is now concentrating on the new OTC LE papers with target delivery in next year.
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About the HKSI
The HKSI is a professional membership organisation established in 1997 for the securities and investment industry in the region.
Our vision is ‘To be the leading organisation in Greater China in promoting the standard of financial services by offering the highest quality professional examinations and training, and most valued and respected membership in the securities and investment industry.
Our mission is to:
- set standards of professional excellence and integrity for members and market participants, and to provide the means of attaining them;
- contribute to Hong Kong's role as a leading international finance centre; and
- broaden the membership of professionals and enhance the capabilities and reputation of member