Mr. Ignatius Chan Tze Ching


Mr Ignatius Chan Tze Ching

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director


Mr. Ignatius Chan Tze Ching (Mr. TC Chan), a male Chinese national aged 61, was appointed to the Board of Directors of AFFINBANK on 1 December 2017.

Mr. Chan started his career in banking industry with Citibank, Hong Kong as a Management Associate in 1980. He was posted to Japan from 1986 to 1994. In 1994, he returned to Hong Kong to become Country Treasurer and Head of Sales and Trading. In 1997, he became the Head of Citibank's Corporate banking business for Hong Kong. In 1999, he became Citigroup Country Officer for Hong Kong. In 2003, Mr. TC Chan was posted to Taiwan as Citigroup Country Officer. In 2004, he assumed the additional role of Chief Operating Officer for Greater China. In 2005, he returned from Taiwan to Hong Kong as Citigroup Country Officer for Hong Kong and Head of Corporate and Investment Banking business for Greater China, a position he held until his retirement from Citibank in 2007.

Thereafter, Mr. Chan worked briefly as Deputy Chief Executive for Bank of China (Hong Kong) in 2008. Mr. Chan is currently holding the position of Senior Advisor at The Bank of East Asia, Limited and CVC Capital partners.

Mr. Chan is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of AFFIN Holdings Berhad. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of two (2) other listed companies namely Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and Mongolian Mining Corporation (MMC). He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of MMC. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, a company listed on the Philippines Stock Exchange, Chairman of Prasac Microfinance Institution Limited (Cambodia) (PRASAC), and an Honorary Advisory Vice President, Hong Kong Institute of Bankers.

Mr. Chan is presently Chairman of Hong Kong Polytechnic University Council, member of The Hong Kong Community Chest Board (Chairman of Investment Sub-committee), member of Hong Kong Red Cross Council (Chairman of Audit Committee), member of Executive Committee of Investor Education Centre, Securities and Futures Commission, member of Hong Kong Tourism Board, member of Standing Commission on Civil Service Salaries and Conditions of Service (SCCS) and member of Standing Committee on Judicial Salaries and Conditions of Service.

Among the past positions that Mr. Chan had held were Vice President and Fellow, Hong Kong institute of Bankers, member of Banking Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, member of HKSAR Small and Medium Size Enterprises Committee, Council member of Hong Kong Treasury Markets Association, Council member of Employer’s Federation of Hong Kong, Board member of Hong Kong Export Credit Insurance Corporation, Honorary Chairman of Hong Kong Chinese Bankers Club, Chairman of HKSAR Advisory Committee on Human Resources Development in the Financial Services Sector, member of HKSAR Advisory Committee on Board Market Development, Chairman of Financial & Treasury Services Committee, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of HKSAR Travel Industry Compensation Fund Management Board, member of Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council (Convener of Services Industry Development & Human Resources Sub-group) , Independent Non-Executive Director of Larry Jewelry International Company Limited and member of Hong Kong Open University Sponsorship and Development Fund Committee.

Mr. Chan obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from University of Hawaii in 1977. He obtained his MBA degree from the same university in 1979 and his CPA from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in the same year.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence.




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