Senior Management

Mr. Stefan LESER

Hotel

Mr. Stefan LESER joined Langham Hospitality Group as chief executive officer in 2018. He oversees all aspects of management and brands for the Langham Hospitality Group’s global portfolio of hotels, resorts and residences. He provides strategic guidance to achieve the company’s vision, implementing organizational processes for all hotels, and leading the global expansion drive. With over 31 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industries, Mr. Leser was previously the group chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors at Jumeirah International. He also held senior roles for more than a decade at Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd., the leading Swiss travel services provider. As a member of Kuoni’s executive board and executive vice president of the outbound and specialists division, he directed the company’s travel businesses, and was also responsible for all inbound destination management businesses. Prior to joining Kuoni, Mr. Leser spent six years working in the information technology industry with Swissair and EDS Corporation. He holds a MBA from Augusta State University of Georgia (U.S.).

Ms. LO Bo Lun, Katherine

Hotel

Ms. LO Bo Lun, Katherine joined the Hotels Division of Great Eagle Group in 2011 and acted as Executive Director of Langham Hospitality Group Limited. She is a hospitality industry professional. In 2014, she was appointed President of Eaton Hotels. As President, she is launching and overseeing the global rebranding of a new generation of Eaton. She leads the global Eaton team to execute the new Eaton vision in concept, innovation, design, programming, branding, development, project openings, operations, marketing, public relations, and strategic partnerships. She graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts with distinction in Sociocultural Anthropology, and subsequently earned her Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Southern California. She is a daughter of Dr. Lo Ka Shui, being a substantial shareholder, the Chairman and Managing Director of the Company. She is also a granddaughter of Madam Lo To Lee Kwan, a niece of Mr. Lo Hong Sui, Antony, Madam Law Wai Duen, Mr. Lo Hong Sui, Vincent and Dr. Lo Ying Sui, and an elder sister of Mr. Lo Chun Him, Alexander, all being Directors of the Company.

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Mr. LUK Chau Kwong, Eric

Hotel

Mr. LUK Chau Kwong, Eric is the Chief Financial Officer of the Group’s Hotels Division who rejoined the Group in 2002. He first joined the Group in 1994 and had held previous positions including Vice President – Finance and Group Financial Controller for Langham Hospitality Group and various capacities at hotel properties under the Group. He has more than 30 years’ hotel management experience and works extensively on the management, operations and acquisition of the Group’s hotel projects globally.

Mr. Brett BUTCHER

Asset Management and Business Development

Mr. Brett BUTCHER is the Chief Executive Officer of GE Hospitality Asset Management Limited. He held previous senior executive positions in Langham Hospitality Group between 2002 and 2013. Mr. Butcher holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Hospitality Management) and has extensive experience in both hotel operations and sales and marketing. His hotel career now spans 40 years and has covered assignments in Asia, the Pacific and North America.

Mr. LAM Kin Kwok, Sherman

Asset Management and Business Development

Mr. LAM Kin Kwok, Sherman joined Great Eagle Group as Director – Strategy and Business Development in September 2013 and is the President of Pacific Eagle Holdings Corporation, overseeing Great Eagle’s overseas property investment and development as well as real estate funds. Mr. Lam held senior roles in both privately held and publicly listed organisations in such sectors as real estate, electric power, telecommunication, infrastructure, transportation, oil & gas, etc.

Mr. LU Ning, Michael

China

Mr. LU Ning, Michael, the Managing Director of the Group’s China and Trading Divisions, joined the Group in May 2008. He holds dual Master’s Degrees in Business Administration and Management Information Systems from Boston University, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Before joining the Group, Mr. Lu worked at premier global business consulting firms with extensive experience in North America, Europe and Asia, and emerging markets such as China and India.

Mr. AU Ngai Ho

China

Mr. AU Ngai Ho is the General Manager of Great Eagle (China) Investment Limited. He is responsible for the Group’s real estate investment in the PRC. Mr. Au joined the Group in 1977 and has about 40 years’ experience in property development and marketing in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Mr. Au holds a Higher Diploma in Valuation and Property Management.

Mr. Toby BATH

Project Development

Mr. Toby BATH is the Executive Vice President of Peak Project Management Limited, a wholly owned development arm in USA of Great Eagle. He is a Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and of the Association for Project Management (MAPM), an Associate of the American Institute of Architects and a LEED Accredited Professional. He graduated from Oxford School of Architecture and Urban Design, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Architecture (Honors) Degree and is a holder of Post Graduate Diploma in both Architecture and Urban Design respectively conferred by Oxford Brooks University, United Kingdom. Prior to joining the Group in 2016, he had held directorate appointments in various multi-national architecture and interior design firms and acted as owner’s representative playing vital roles in diverse stages of master planning, architecture and urban design for over 32 years. His all-round portfolio combines an array of projects including commercial and retail, hotels and resorts, residences, corporate offices and campuses, aviation and transportation projects, convention centers and auditoriums.

Mr. Simon BAXTER

Project Development

Mr. Simon BAXTER is the Managing Director of the Centre of Expertise (COE) within The Great Eagle Development and Project Management Limited. The COE supports all development and project management teams of the Group around the world with expertise in planning, architecture, engineering, procurement and scheduling. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Baxter held senior leadership positions in two large international project management and consulting organisations delivering construction projects in more than 30 countries around the world. He has extensive experience in all real estate development sub-sectors including hospitality, residential, retail, commercial office, industrial and public buildings. He graduated from the University of Northumbria in the United Kingdom with a Bachelor Science Degree in Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics.

Mr. KWAN Chun Bon, James

Project Development

Mr. KWAN Chun Bon, James is the General Manager – Development of The Great Eagle Development and Project Management Limited. He has over 30 years extensive working experience in real estate fields which includes development projects and investment properties. Mr. Kwan has been serving the Group since September 1994. He holds a Professional Diploma in Estate Management (Hong Kong Polytechnic) and is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administrators. He is now overseeing the Group’s Development Department and handling prospective development projects and real estate investments and acquisition.

Mr. LEUNG Tat Kai, Henry

Property Development

Mr. LEUNG Tat Kai, Henry, the Director and the General Manager of The Great Eagle Properties Management Company, Limited, joined the Group in 2002. He is responsible for the management of the Group’s property portfolio. Mr. Leung holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Laws. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has over 36 years’ experience in the real estate industry and property management.

Ms. WONG Mei Ling, Marina

Compliance and Administration

Ms. WONG Mei Ling, Marina is the Group Company Secretary and the Head of Company Secretarial and Administration Department. Ms. Wong is also responsible for the compliance and company secretarial matters of the publicly listed trusts, Champion Real Estate Trust and Langham Hospitality Investments. Ms. Wong is a Fellow both of The Chartered Governance Institute and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and is a holder of a Master Degree in Laws from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, a Master Degree in Business Administration jointly awarded by the University of Wales and the University of Manchester and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accountancy from City University of Hong Kong respectively. Ms. Wong had over 30 years of experience in company secretarial and compliance.

Mr. MOK Siu Bun, Terry

Finance

"Mr. MOK Siu Bun, Terry, the Financial Controller, joined the Group in 1981. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and has over 38 years’ experience in accounting and finance in the real estate industry.

Mr. HO Hon Ching, Barry

Internal Audit

Mr. HO Hon Ching, Barry is the Group Chief Internal Auditor, joined the Group in 2004. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Hull, United Kingdom, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The University of Hong Kong and a Postgraduate Diploma in IT Forensics. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong, a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Information Systems Auditor. In addition, Mr. Ho has also earned the Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and the qualification of Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). He has extensive experience in accounting, statutory auditing, IT auditing, internal auditing, risk management and corporate governance.

Mr. HUNG Ka Wai

Legal

Mr. HUNG Ka Wai, the Head of Legal of the Group, joined the Group in December 2011. Mr. Hung holds a Bachelor of Laws degree, a Postgraduate Certificate in Laws and a Master of Laws degree. Besides, he is also a graduate of the Law School of the University of New South Wales with a Master Degree in the Australian law. He is also a holder of the diploma in arbitration awarded by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the corporate finance qualification awarded by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the certificate in hotel real estate investments and asset management awarded by the School of Hotel Administration of Cornell University. He was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1996 with more than 23 years of experience in corporate finance and compliance work in listed companies.     He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in the United Kingdom, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.