Ms. Lau Ka Shi, BBS
Ka Shi Lau is the Managing Director & CEO of BCT Group - comprising BCT Financial Limited (“BCTF”) and Bank Consortium Trust Company Limited (“BCTC”), a key provider of MPF/ORSO products and best-in-class asset servicing for investment funds and pensions with BCTC being one of the largest trust companies in Hong Kong.
Graduated with an MBA from Cornell University in the US, Ka Shi possesses extensive banking and finance experience in the pension and funds industry, and she is a strong advocate of corporate governance (including ESG), retirement protection, social inclusion and diversity, and health care through active participation in government consultations and industry dialogues.
Apart from her current role as Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Trustees’ Association, she serves on various statutory and professional bodies including the MPFA, SFC, Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association, Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Investor and Financial Education Council, and Asian Corporate Governance Association. Her public service roles include Our Hong Kong Foundation, the Independent Commission (on Remuneration for Members of the Executive Council and the Legislature, and Officials under the Political Appointment System of the HKSAR), and the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital while her previous public services include the Minimum Wage Commission, Hospital Authority, Women’s Commission, Financial Services Development Council and Trade Development Council.
For her dedicated public and community service in Hong Kong, Ka Shi was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) by the HKSAR Government in 2013. She 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 also 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, and in 2018 was selected by AsianInvestor as one of the “AI 20 Leading Pension Executives” in the region.