Ms. Ka Shi LAU, BBS

    Lau Ka Shi

    Ms. Ka Shi Lau, BBS 
    Senior Advisor, BCT Group 
    (BCT Financial Ltd/Bank Consortium Trust Co. Ltd) 
    Chairman, Hong Kong Trustees’ Association

    After serving as Managing Director & CEO for 22 years and navigating BCT Group (a leading provider of MPF/ORSO products and best-in-class asset servicing for funds and pensions) to reach new horizons and marking the group’s history with major transformations, Ms. Ka Shi Lau assumed the role of Senior Advisor at BCT in June 2022 while she continues contributing to public service and to financial services industry work through serving on executive committees of various industry/professional organisations and working in close liaison with the Government and regulators.  Her vision for work in life is to create positive impact to governance, sustainability, social capital, the community, investor/retirement protection, and further enhancing Hong Kong as an IFC.   

    Graduated with an MBA from Cornell University in USA and having received a “Executive Leadership Programme in Global Finance” certificate issued by the Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Ka Shi is also a Honorary Fellow of Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI), a Fellow of Chartered Governance Institute (FCG) and Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (HKFCG). 

    Apart from being the Chairman of Hong Kong Trustees’ Association, Vice Chairman of Asian Corporate Governance Association and a Member of Academy of Finance, she also serves on other statutory and professional bodies including Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, Securities and Futures Commission, Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Our Hong Kong Foundation. Her public service roles have included Minimum Wage Commission, Hospital Authority, Women’s Commission, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Financial Services Development Council, Investor and Financial Education Council, and Trade Development Council.  For recognition of her public and community service in Hong Kong, she was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) by the HKSAR Government in 2013.

    Ka Shi was the first woman to win the “Director of the Year Award” in the “Private Companies, Executive Director” category from The Hong Kong Institute of Directors. She was named “Professional of the Year” in the “Women of Influence Awards 2010” co-organised by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the South China Morning Post.  In 2018, Ka Shi was selected by AsianInvestor as one of the “AI 20 Leading Pension Executives” in the region while in 2021, she garnered the “Lifetime Achievement Award – MPF” at the Asia Asset Management’s “Best of the Best Awards”.