Mr. MA Chun Fung Horace, aged 48, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since 2007. He is the chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of each of the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Investment Committee of the Company. Mr. MA is a seasoned accountant with extensive experience in risk and internal control. Mr. MA is a Certified Public Accountant (Practicing) registered with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a Certified Internal Auditor registered with the Institute of Internal Auditors and holder of Certification of Control Self-Assessment of the Institute of Internal Auditors. Mr. MA also holds various degrees including Master of Science and Bachelor of Business Administration conferred by The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Bachelor of Laws conferred by the University of London.