Advisory Council member
Ms. ka Shi Lau, BBS
After serving as Managing Director & CEO for over 22 years and navigating BCT Group to reach new horizons and marking the group’s history with major transformations, Ms. Ka Shi Lau assumed in June 2022 the role of Senior Advisor while she continues her representation on executive committees of various industry/professional organisations and close liaison with the Government and regulators. Under her leadership, BCT Group became a leading provider of MPF/ORSO products and best-in-class asset servicing for investment funds and pensions.
Graduated with an MBA from Cornell University in USA, Ka Shi is also a Fellow of Chartered Governance Institute (FCG), Fellow of Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (HKFCG), and Senior Fellow of Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute. She is a strong advocate of corporate governance and sustainability, retirement protection, social inclusion and diversity, and health care through active participation in government consultations and industry dialogues.
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”.