Dr Lee Ka Kit, a Member of the Standing Committee of the 14th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, has been an Executive Director of the Company since 1985 and was the Vice Chairman of the Company from 1993 to May 2019. On 28 May 2019, he was appointed as Chairman and Managing Director, and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. He was educated in the United Kingdom and has been primarily responsible for the development of the business of Henderson Land Group in the People’s Republic of China since he joined the Company in 1985. He is the vice chairman of Henderson Development Limited. He is also the vice chairman of Henderson Investment Limited as well as the chairman of The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited and Towngas Smart Energy Company Limited, all of which are listed companies. He previously served as a non-executive director of The Bank of East Asia, Limited and an independent non-executive director of Xiaomi Corporation until 23 August 2019, both of which are listed companies. He is a member as well as the chairman of the Board of Directors of One Country Two Systems Research Institute. He was awarded an Honorary University Fellowship by The University of Hong Kong in 2009 and an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration by Edinburgh Napier University in July 2014. He is the son of Dr Lee Shau Kee, the brother of Ms Lee Pui Man, Margaret and Dr Lee Ka Shing, the brother-in-law of Mr Li Ning and the relative of Madam Fung Lee Woon King and Ms Li Keng Yan, Kristine.