Dr. CHIU Kwok Hung, Justin, aged 64, is the Chairman of the REIT Manager. He is also the Chairman and Non-executive Director of ARA Asset Management Limited ("ARA"), the holding company of the REIT Manager and the Chairman of ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Limited (the manager of Fortune REIT). ARA is listed on the Main Board of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited ("SGX-ST") and Fortune REIT is listed on the Main Board of both The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("SEHK") and SGX-ST. Dr. Chiu is also a Director of ARA Fund Management (Asia Dragon) Limited as the manager of the ARA Asia Dragon Fund. Dr. Chiu serves as a member of the Standing Committee of the 12th Shanghai Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference of the People's Republic of China, and is a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administrators and a member of the Board of Governors of Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation.
Dr. Chiu has more than 30 years of international experience in real estate in Hong Kong and various countries and is one of the most respected professionals in the property industry in Asia. Dr. Chiu is an Executive Director and Member of Executive Committee of Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited ("Cheung Kong"), a company listed on the Main Board of SEHK. He joined Cheung Kong in 1997 and has been an Executive Director since 2000, heading the real estate sales, marketing and property management teams. Prior to joining Cheung Kong, Dr. Chiu was with Sino Land Company Limited from 1994 to 1997 and Hang Lung Development Company Limited (now known as Hang Lung Group Limited) from 1979 to 1994 responsible for the leasing and property management in both companies. Both Sino Land Company Limited and Hang Lung Group Limited are listed on the Main Board of SEHK.
Dr. Chiu holds Bachelor degrees in Sociology and Economics from Trent University in Ontario, Canada, and was conferred with the degree of Doctor of Social Sciences, honoris causa by Hong Kong Baptist University and the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa by Trent University in Ontario, Canada.