Value Partners appoints David WONG as Chief Risk Officer

(Hong Kong, 28 February 2022) – Value Partners Group Limited (together with its subsidiaries, “Value Partners” or “the Group”, Hong Kong Stock Code: 806) today announces the appointment of Mr. David WONG as Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer, effective 28 February 2022.

As Chief Risk Officer, Mr. WONG is responsible for managing and overseeing the overall risk management function across the Group’s Hong Kong headquarters and overseas offices. He will also provide leadership in enterprise risk management of the Group. Based in Hong Kong, Mr. WONG reports to the Group’s President, Ms. June WONG.

Mr. WONG brings with him a wealth of experience, having spent more than 20 years in the asset management and banking industry. He has extensive knowledge in audit and risk governance, and has worked in both regional and country roles in Hong Kong and Japan.

Mr. WONG was formerly Managing Director and Regional Head of Internal Audit for Asia Pacific at Blackrock, where he oversaw the firm’s internal auditing at both global and regional levels. Before that, he spent nine years with HSBC, where he assumed risk oversight responsibilities within the Group. He was the Regional Chief Risk Officer at HSBC Global Asset Management in Asia Pacific, Country Chief Risk Officer at HSBC in Japan, and Head of Risk Management at HSBC Investments Management. Before joining HSBC, he was the General Manager, Risk Management at Dah Sing Bank.

Value Partners Group’s President Ms. June WONG said, “I am very delighted to welcome David to Value Partners to lead our risk management function. He brings to the Group over two decades of experience in the financial markets, and will provide strategic direction, functional leadership and in-depth technical and operational expertise on the best practices of risk management. Risk management is an integral part of our business strategy, and it is our objective to always ensure we maintain a robust risk management framework.”

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David WONG

Managing Director

Chief Risk Officer

Mr. David WONG is Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer of Value Partners. He is responsible for managing and overseeing the overall risk management function across the Group’s Hong Kong headquarters and overseas offices. He will also provide leadership in enterprise risk management of the Group.

Mr. WONG brings with him a wealth of experience, having spent more than 20 years in the asset management and banking industry. He has extensive knowledge in audit and risk governance, and has worked in both regional and country roles in Hong Kong and Japan. Mr. WONG was formerly Managing Director and Regional Head of Internal Audit for Asia Pacific at Blackrock, where he oversaw the firm’s internal auditing at both global and regional levels. Before that, he spent nine years with HSBC, where he assumed risk oversight responsibilities within the Group. He was the Regional Chief Risk Officer at HSBC Global Asset Management in Asia Pacific, Country Chief Risk Officer at HSBC in Japan, and Head of Risk Management at HSBC Investments Management. Before joining HSBC, he was the General Manager, Risk Management at Dah Sing Bank.

Mr. WONG graduated from The University of British Columbia, Canada with a Master of Business Administration. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Master of Arts in Economics from Simon Fraser University in Canada. In addition, he obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Risk Management from The University of Hong Kong.