aged 67, was appointed as an executive Director on 6 November 2015 and was re-designated as a non-executive Director on 1 April 2017. He is mainly responsible for providing market and industry knowledge in assisting strategic planning of the Group.
Mr. Joseph Yam dedicated his career to the Hong Kong Police Force for over 33 years. He began as a probationary inspector in 1977, and was subsequently promoted to senior inspector in 1987 and to chief inspector in 1990. In 2004, he was further promoted to superintendent, the rank he held until his retirement in December 2009. From June 2010 to the Latest Practicable Date, Mr. Joseph Yam was employed by Hong Yip Service Company Ltd., a subsidiary of Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd., as head of security and was responsible for the overall management, business development, profitability and operations of its security department. Mr. Joseph Yam has been appointed as an independent nonexecutive director of Sing On Holdings Limited (a company listed on GEM, stock code: 8352), a company providing concrete demolition works in Hong Kong and Macau, since 22 November 2016. He has also been appointed as an independent non-executive director of China Bio Cassava Holdings Limited (a company listed on GEM, stock code: 8129), a company principally engaged in the computer software and embedded systems development, sales and licensing of software and systems, development of biotech renewable energy and provision of financing services, since 21 April 2017.